Skip to main content
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit
City seeks proposals for former Black Rock Academy on Hertel

City seeks proposals for former Black Rock Academy on Hertel

  • 0
Support this work for $1 a month
P.S. 51-Black Rock Academy-101 Hertel

The city has issued an RFP for development proposals for the former Black Rock Academy on Hertel Avenue. (Google)

The City of Buffalo is seeking a developer to buy and repurpose the former Black Rock Academy building on Hertel Avenue.

City officials late last week issued a request for proposals for the 67,952-square-foot school building at 101 Hertel, formerly Public School 51.

All proposals are due back by noon on March 27. Originally constructed in two stages in 1894-1895 and then in 1927-1928, P.S. 51 is one of the city's only remaining intact school buildings from the 19th century. Later called Black Rock Academy, it served students from pre-K through eighth grade, when it closed in 2005.

The Buffalo News: Good Morning, Buffalo

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

Most Popular

  • Updated
  • 9 min to read

Federal prosecutors are looking for organized crime activities in a widespread investigation, just four years after the special agent in charge of the Buffalo FBI office said, “Some of the individuals who were leaders of the Mafia are still around. But their organized crime activities don’t exist anymore."

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alerts

Breaking News