From the Daily Scot:

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Continuing on with our look at beaten-down post-industrial cities on the rebound, Buffalo, New York recently peaked my interest after watching this short documentary on the cities renaissance by Katie Couric:
 
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The story is much the same as Cleveland: great historic architectural bones, cheap rents and real estate attracting millennials and tech startups, along with a wave of immigrant entrepreneurs adding to the cities culture.  Development is feeding off the energy: new hipster brewbars, restaurants and massive brownfield transformations adjacent to downtown are giving residents a reason to be proud once again of their town, while drawing those back home who bolted for greener pastures.
Canalside appears to be a new exciting precedent for residents and visitors alike of how a city can turn a neglected wasteland into a multi-use event and recreational space.  inspirational indeed.  More here:

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Comments

  1. Man, that video was syrupy! Not untrue, though. It’s good to know that for young people in Buffalo the only options are no longer telemarketer, bartender, and/or prison guard.

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