Empire State Development

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Aim for the Sky: Competition to Reimagine the Buffalo Skyway Corridor

New York State invites individuals and teams of urban designers, economists, planners, architects, and believers in the rebirth of Buffalo to compete in generating a vision for the Buffalo Skyway Corridor.

We're challenging you to submit a proposal putting forth a transformative idea for the future of Buffalo's waterfront.  Winning design proposal will be awarded $100,000, second place will be awarded $50,000 and third place will be awarded $25,000!

Entries will be judged by a panel of urban and transportation planning experts from around the U.S. Finalists will be given the opportunity to pitch their idea in a live event setting.