Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy 21st Century Plan for the Parks

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Published on March 1, 2009

Author: thomashm

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Overview of the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy award winning long range master plan prepared for the editorial board of the Buffalo News. Great graphics showing the planned and proposed restoration of America's first park system.

Buffalo Olmsted Parks System Plan for the 21 st Century

Buffalo Olmsted Parks System Plan for the 21 st Century

Buffalo Olmsted Parks System Plan for the 21 st Century Why are the parks so important? To honor yesterday’s heritage, enhance quality of life today and create a world-class legacy for the Buffalo of tomorrow

First connected urban park system State and National Register of Historic Places as a cultural landscape “ Period of Significance” - 1870’s to the 1920’s Buffalo Olmsted Parks System Plan for the 21 st Century

First connected urban park system

State and National Register of Historic Places as a cultural landscape

“ Period of Significance” - 1870’s to the 1920’s

30 year old, not-for profit, membership-based organization Promote, Preserve, Restore, Enhance & Ensure maintenance of Olmsted Parks and Parkways for current and future generations Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy

30 year old, not-for profit, membership-based organization

Promote, Preserve, Restore, Enhance & Ensure maintenance of Olmsted Parks and Parkways for current and future generations

Plan for the 21 st Century Benefits of Parks Parks and Wealth

Plan for the 21 st Century Benefits of Parks Parks and the Environment

Plan for the 21 st Century Benefits of Parks Parks and Public Health

Plan for the 21 st Century Benefits of Parks Safety

Plan for the 21 st Century Major Recommendations Restore the Basics Address Critical Projects Expand and Restore the Parkways Restore water features and historic structures Remove non-historic structures

Restore the Basics

Address Critical Projects

Expand and Restore the Parkways

Restore water features and historic structures

Remove non-historic structures

Plan for the 21 st Century

Plan for the 21 st Century

Plan for the 21 st Century

Plan for the 21st Century Capital Projects Front Park

Plan for the 21st Century Capital Projects

Plan for the 21st Century Capital Projects Delaware Park

Plan for the 21st Century Capital Projects

Martin Luther King, Jr. Park Plan for the 21st Century Capital Projects

Plan for the 21st Century Capital Projects

Riverside Park Plan for the 21st Century Capital Projects

Plan for the 21st Century Capital Projects

Cazenovia Park Plan for the 21st Century Capital Projects

Plan for the 21st Century Capital Projects

Plan for the 21st Century Capital Projects South Park

Plan for the 21st Century Capital Projects

Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy Plan for the 21 st Century Parkways

Buffalo Olmsted Parks System Plan for the 21 st Century Remove non-historic structures over time .

Greenway Projects Buffalo Olmsted Parks System Plan for the 21st Century

Buffalo Olmsted Parks System Plan for the 21 st Century The Five Year Plan $28.7 million Criteria 1: The Basics $13.4 million Criteria 2: Greenway On the Shoreline Trail (outside the parks) Park entrances and pathways (included in Criteria 1) $100 million Criteria 3: Critical Needs $15.3 million

The Five Year Plan

$28.7 million

Criteria 1: The Basics

$13.4 million

Criteria 2: Greenway

On the Shoreline Trail (outside the parks)

Park entrances and pathways (included in Criteria 1)

$100 million

Criteria 3: Critical Needs

$15.3 million

Buffalo Olmsted Parks System Plan for the 21 st Century

Buffalo Olmsted Parks System Plan for the 21 st Century Rebuilding Olmsted Parks will rejuvenate the region now & for future Generations

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