The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. needs your input!

The final open house for the Outer Harbor Access and Activation Project was held on Thursday May 2, 2019.

ECHDC and their consultants presented the preferred Outer Harbor plan and implementation projects for the First Buffalo River Marina, Wilkeson Pointe to Bell Slip, and Terminal B. This preferred plan was developed as a result of public input from two previous public meetings and online public surveys.

Please review the master plans from the May 2, 2019 meeting and take the final survey at the links below:

Welcome and Project Recap

First Buffalo River Marina

Wilkeson Pointe to Bell Slip- Overview

Wilkeson Pointe to Bell Slip- Detail

Terminal B

Final Survey (Survey will close on June 2, 2019)

The second open house for the Outer Harbor Access and Activation Project was held on Monday, November 19. ECHDC presented 3 options each for First Buffalo River Marina, Wilkeson Pointe to the Bell Slip, and Terminal B. Attendees had an opportunity to comment on the options, provide feedback and respond to a survey. An online public survey was also conducted and closed on December 23, 2018.


The final report for the second qualitative public survey and comments from the board and public from the November 19 meeting are available below.

Final Report for the Second Qualitative Public Survey

Welcome Station

First Buffalo River Marina

Wilkeson Pointe to Bell Slip

Terminal B

The first of 3 public meetings took place Wednesday, July 11. The public was invited to respond to a survey and provide feedback that informed the results that were then presented at the November 19 open house. You can view a summary of the July 11 meeting and survey results below.

Final Report for the First Qualitative Public Survey

Welcome Station

First Buffalo River Marina

Wilkeson Pointe to Bell Slip

Terminal B

Downtown Skyline of Buffalo, NY