Air Monitoring

Brightfields is taking extensive precautions to protect the health and safety of the community and its employees during the work on the TRACT I and TRACT II sites. Work at the site has and will continue to be completed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations, including those of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the New York State Department of Health, the New York State Department of Labor, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the City of Niagara Falls. Read more…

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There are many stakeholders and organizations involved in shaping Highland’s future. The City of Niagara Falls, Highland Community Revitalization Committee, Inc. (HCRC), New York State DOS and New York State DEC plays a vital role in this project. They¬†are working together with a multi-disciplinary consultant team with in depth regional and local knowledge and prior experience in urban and brownfield master planning.

The team brings a range of specialized skills and experience to the project, including: urban planning, urban design, community visioning, environmental science, land remediation, transportation planning, market and real estate analysis and public consultation and engagement.

All members of the project team are experienced in working in a highly collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment. Many team members have prior working relationships from other local projects.

Read more about the consultants and all the organizations and stakeholders involved.

Outcomes of Open House #5, June 8th

City of Niagara Falls had a final Public Open House for the BOA project. The meeting was held Monday, June 8th, from 5pm to 8pm at the Doris Jones Family Resource Center, 3001 Ninth Street, Niagara Falls.

At the Open House, the consultant team shared the outcomes of the study, with a particular focus on the detailing the preferred Land Use Plan and draft final Master Plan as well as articulating the required supporting initiatives for its realization. The Master Plan described realistic redevelopment opportunities within the project area based on transportation, market, and environmental analysis completed in earlier phases of work.

Please review the following documents (*please review instructions below):

Highland Open House, June 8, 09 reduced size
Draft Highland MP
Draft Land Use
2009.06.02 Highland Panels 24×36

*In order to view the documents presented by the BOA team you need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. You can download the software here: When you have Acrobat Reader installed you will be able to download and review the documents using the program’s zoom feature.

Emerging Plan

At the Open House, Saturday March 7th, two different Land Use concepts for the BOA study area was presented for review and discussion.

Next step for the BOA team is to create a single Land Use & Master Plan for the BOA study area. This will be presented at an open house later in the spring.

Highland BOA Options_March 7 (1)
USI Report – Jan 23 2009

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