Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus | Allen Street Connector

Medical Center Plaza | Buffalo, New York

Extending east of Allen Street in the historic Allentown District, the area surrounding the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and the new University of Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences presented an opportunity for the City to create a new biomedical destination. 

Halvorson Design, working in partnership with Bergmann Associates, is knitting together a variety of disconnected paths together into a unified pedestrian environment. The design will equip the contiguous pathway with a singular identity, furnishing it with new seating elements, artfully designed permeable paving and pedestrian-scaled lighting. 

The generous corridor will offer accessible outdoor space to the hospital’s patients, local workers and students, and will include a dedicated area for food trucks to congregate. The extension will connect the path to the renovated Metro Rail Station and Allentown neighborhood, activating the area and encouraging pedestrian-level use.

size

.3 mile of streetscape 

 

principal-in-charge

Cynthia Smith FASLA

 

Team

Client:
City of Buffalo

Civil Engineer:
Bergmann Associates

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