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Developer Douglas Jemal's latest plan to expand One Seneca Tower's massive concrete design won approval from the Buffalo Planning Board Monday night, while Ellicott Development Co. got the go-ahead for a long-delayed new warehouse on Dingens Street. Jemal received approval in January for an addition and facade improvements to the west side of the tower complex's plaza l…

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Nearly four years after it received approval the first time for a new industrial warehouse that never got built, Ellicott Development Co. is bringing back its Dingens Street proposal for the city's consideration – with a few changes. The Buffalo-based developer wants to put up a 90,207-square-foot, single-story warehouse at 246 Dingens, at the corner of James E. Casey D…

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Buffalo Grand Hotel, meet Frank Lloyd Wright and the Jetsons. An elevated wedding chapel that more closely resembles a futuristic spacecraft from the cartoon show than a traditional church could be coming to downtown Buffalo, if Harry Stinson gets his way. The new owner of the former Adam's Mark Hotel is proposing to erect the chapel – one of Wright's last designs th…

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Frank Lloyd Wright called Buffalo millionaire Darwin Martin the best friend he ever had. A Western New Yorker following The News' 100 Things list can top that claim. To us, Darwin Martin is family. One warm September day, we visited Graycliff, the summer home he commissioned from Wright in the late 1920s. Martin, who had overcome a poor childhood to work his way to t…

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After a look through the 2016 calendar, CNN published an article entitled "16 things to see and do in the U.S. in 2016," and one of Buffalo's architectural treasures made the cut. The Darwin Martin House, built in 1905 on Jewett Parkway, is on the list of National Historic Landmarks and endures as one of Frank Lloyd Wright's most exquisite contributions to Buffalo archite…