Aug. 27, 1960: New Marine Drive Apartments is looking for residents

By Steve Cichon
steve@buffalostories.com
@stevebuffalo

One of the last contested questions of Buffalo’s Canalside development is what should become of the Marine Drive Apartments.

Fifty-five years ago this week, open houses were welcoming prospective tenants to check out the only downtown waterfront living available at the time.

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Steve Cichon

Steve Cichon writes about Buffalo’s pop culture history. His stories of Buffalo's past have appeared more than 1600 times in The Buffalo News. He's a proud Buffalonian helping the world experience the city he loves. Since the earliest days of the internet, Cichon's been creating content celebrating the people, places, and ideas that make Buffalo unique and special. The 25-year veteran of Buffalo radio and television has written five books and curates The Buffalo Stories Archives-- hundreds of thousands of books, images, and audio/visual media which tell the stories of who we are in Western New York.