Buffalo Waterfront
Buffalo, NY

On this page:

Along the Niagara River

Erie Basin Marina

Inner Harbor

Outer Harbor

Kelly Island

Additional Photos

Other Useful Buffalo Waterfront Websites


Along the Niagara River
Buffalo River
Along the Niagara River
Riverside Park
Along the Niagara River


Black Rock Lock

Along the Niagara River
Scajaquada Creek mouth
Along the Niagara River


International Railway (swing) Bridge

Along the Niagara River


Ferry Street Lift Bridge

Along the Niagara River


Peace Bridge

Along the Niagara River


Along the Niagara River
 Bell Aircraft Amphibious Hovercraft Launching Site

Along the Niagara River
West Side Rowing Club
Along the Niagara River


Frank Lloyd Wright's Fontana Boathouse

Along the Niagara River


Buffalo Yacht Club

Along the Niagara River
Francis G. Ward Pumping Station
Along the Niagara River
Front Park
Along the Niagara River
LaSalle Park


Erie Basin Marina


Observation Tower

Erie Basin Marina


Old Bones, by Carley Hill

Erie Basin Marina


Erie Basin Marina

Erie Basin Marina


Hatch Restaurant


Erie Basin Marina
Wooden Statues


Inner Harbor
(Along
the Buffalo River)


Irish Famine Memorial

Inner Harbor
(Along
the Buffalo River)


Veterans Park

Inner Harbor
(Along the Buffalo River)

Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park
Inner Harbor
(Along the Buffalo River)

Canalside
Inner Harbor
(Along the Buffalo River)


Commercial Slip/Erie Canal Harbor

Inner Harbor
(Along the Buffalo River)


Connecting Terminal Grain Elevator

Inner Harbor
(Along the Buffalo River)


Bricks for Buffalo: Women's Walkway

Inner Harbor
(Along the Buffalo River)


Edward M. Cotter (fireboat)

Inner Harbor
(Along the Buffalo River)

Swannie House

Inner Harbor
(Along the Buffalo River)


Inner Harbor
(Along the Buffalo River)

Scholastic Rowing Club
Inner Harbor
(Along the Buffalo River)

Ohio Basin
Inner Harbor
(Along the Buffalo River)

Erie Freight House - DEMOLISHED

Inner Harbor
(Along the Buffalo River)

LaFarge Cement Company
Inner Harbor
(Along the Buffalo River)

Standard Grain Elevator
Inner Harbor
(Along the Buffalo River)

Mutual Riverfront Park


 Outer Harbor
(Along Lake Erie)


Water Intake Building

 Outer Harbor
(Along Lake Erie)

Buffalo Lighthouse
 Outer Harbor
(Along Lake Erie)


Times Beach Nature Preserve

 Outer Harbor
(Along Lake Erie)


Wilkeson Pointe Park

 Outer Harbor
(Along Lake Erie)

Industrial Heritage Trail
 Outer Harbor
(Along Lake Erie)


Small Boat Harbor

Outer Harbor
(Along Lake Erie)


Dug's Dive Restaurant
Photo courtesy of Buffalo Rising

Outer Harbor
(Along Lake Erie)


Gallagher Beach

Outer Harbor
(Along Lake Erie)

Buffalo Harbor State Park
Outer Harbor
(Along Lake Erie)

South Buffalo Lighthouse
Outer Harbor
(Along Lake Erie)

Union Ship Canal
Outer Harbor
(Along Lake Erie)

Wind turbines, Lackawanna


Kelly Island
(Between the Buffalo River and the City Ship Canal)


General Mills Elevators and Plant

Kelly Island
(Between the Buffalo River and the City Ship Canal)




Michigan Avenue Vertical Lift Bridge

Kelly Island
(Between the Buffalo River and the City Ship Canal)


Michigan Avenue Wooden Bridge
(Demolished)

Kelly Island
(Between the Buffalo River and the City Ship Canal)

St. Mary's Cement Elevator
Kelly Island
(Between the Buffalo River and the City Ship Canal)

Great Northern Grain Elevator
Kelly Island
(Between the Buffalo River and the City Ship Canal)

Archer Daniels Midland
Kelly Island
(Between the Buffalo River and the City Ship Canal)

GLF Grain Elevator/RiverWorks
Kelly Island
(Between the Buffalo River and the City Ship Canal)


Ohio Street Vertical Lift Bridge






 Additional Photos


Grain Elevators



Buffalo from the City Hall Observation Deck

Includes photos of the waterfront



Penn Dixie's Miss Buffalo Nature Cruise and Buffalo Lighthouse Tour



Downtown Buffalo

Includes photos of the waterfront


Other Useful sites

Grain Elevators - Table of Contents

Buffalo City Planning Association, Inc., "Buffalo's Waterfront Today - and Tomorrow?" Reprint of 1939 plan

Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation Website  (Online May 2015)

Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper Not-for-profit organization (Online May 2015)

Henry W. Hill, Historical sketch of Niagara ship canal projects Reprint of 1917 study by Cornell U.  (Online May 2015)


Maps:

1863 - Bird's Eye View of the City of Buffalo, NY on display at the Buffalo History Museum

1872 Erie Canal Terminus From the 1872 Buffalo Atlas

1894 - City of Buffalo Atlas map  (Online May 2015)

1896 - Buffalo  Click on map for larger size  (Online May 2015)

Christian Homestead Association map of the Erie Canal harbor  Includes saloons, houses of ill-fame, etc.


Photos and their arrangement 2007 Chuck LaChiusa
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