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Urban Land Institute's Young Leaders Group Hosts Electric Tower Presentation
Urban Land Institute's Young Leaders Group Hosts Electric Tower Presentation

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Urban Land Institute’s Young Leaders Group of Western New York (YLG), a subsidiary of the global nonprofit research and education institute, Urban Land Institute, is hosting a 100 Year Anniversary presentation of Buffalo’s historic Electric Tower, owned and operated by Iskalo Development Corp. on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. Pre-registration and the presentation will be located across the street at newly renovated retail space at 5 East Huron.

Home to Buffalo’s Annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and one of the most recognizable buildings in the Buffalo skyline, the Electric Tower was recently returned to its original grandeur including a comprehensive restoration of the building lobby, common areas, and a full building mechanical system replacement featuring many “Green” upgrades.

Attendees will be presented with how the project was brought to fruition as well as the different components of the project that enabled the rebirth of this historic building, including architecture, historic preservation, finance, construction and development. Following the presentation, guests will receive a personalized tour of the Electric Tower including the first and second floor lobby, the historic seventh floor, and several of the uniquely designed “tower” floors. Networking with an open bar and hors d’oeuvres will be catered by Rich’s Catering.

Advanced registration is required. To register for the event, please click on the following link: https://netforum.uli.org/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?site=ULIMC&webcode=DCouncilEventInfo&Reg_evt_key=4e70fde1-710c-4286-9d79-17fa7d3f686a&RegPath=EventRegFees

The Young Leaders of Group of Western New York recently held a Sweater Party fundraiser over the holidays for PUSH’s (People United for Sustainable Housing) Massachusetts Avenue Park Project to assist in raising funds to restore an underutilized neighborhood park on Buffalo’s West Side. The fundraiser successfully raised $1,664 with approximately 78 in attendance. Click on the following link to view photos from the party: http://www.buffalorising.com/2011/12/a-fundraiser-for-push-is-unfashionably-great.html#SlideFrame_2

About the Urban Land Institute
The Urban Land Institute (www.uli.org) is a global nonprofit education and research institute supported by its members. Its mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. Established in 1936, the Institute has nearly 30,000 members representing all aspects of land use and development disciplines.

About the Young Leaders Group of Western New York
Founded in 2011, the Young Leaders Group of Western New York (http://newyork.uli.org) has a number of members who enjoy events throughout the year designed specifically for them and by them, in addition to those offered by the New York District Council. The Young Leaders Group includes a diverse group of real estate professionals and students, including architects, engineers, financial analysts, city planners, and lawyers. The Young Leaders Group strives to create a unique setting in which tomorrow’s Western New York industry leaders may interact, both professionally and socially, with today’s industry leaders and each other.
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