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Construction is now underway on a senior housing and healthcare project on the city's East Side. The project also takes the Westminster Settlement House, originally built in 1893, and converts it into a community service facility for both residents and the community. The Buffalo Federation of Neighborhood Centers kicked off construction Friday on its Westminster Comm…

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After six years of discussions, planning and finally construction, People Inc. on Monday formally opened its new $11.6 million senior housing project at Gates Circle, with 37 new affordable apartments on part of the former Millard Fillmore Hospital site. Located on an unused former parking lot at 637 Linwood Ave., at the corner of Lafayette Avenue, the three-story red b…

Buffalo

A pair of downstate developers joined with state housing officials on Thursday to mark the reopening of a pair of renovated, affordable senior housing developments in Buffalo's Black Rock and Broadway-Fillmore neighborhoods, following more than $25 million of work. The Riverview Manor and Piotr Stadnitski Gardens apartments – both redone after the rehab effort – feature…

Buffalo

Months after submitting his initial proposal for a mixed-income apartment and retail project on a former Central Park bowling alley site, developer Hormoz Mansouri is back with revisions — and a new request for zoning variances. Mansouri, who owns architectural firm EI Team, wants to tear down a vacant former bowling alley at 47 East Amherst St. and build a five-story b…

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With $4.5 million in state funding in place, work is now poised to begin by September on a planned new low-income senior housing community with 84 apartments on Buffalo's East Side. The $27.3 million Westminster Commons project calls for construction of a new four-story building at Adams and Monroe streets, with 76 one-bedroom and eight two-bedroom apartments. Thirty-fo…

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A pair of downstate affordable housing specialists have acquired two low-income senior housing complexes in Buffalo for more than $8 million from the holding company for the estate of Frank L. Ciminelli. RM & PSG Housing Development Fund Corp. and RM & PSG LLC on Monday paid $4.4 million for the Niagara River Basin Apartments at 24 Hertel Ave. and another $4 mil…