Buffalo News reports on design for new UB med school

Published April 1, 2013

A front-page article in the Buffalo News reports a conceptual design for the planned, seven-story UB medical school to be built on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus has been presented at various community meetings recently, as officials prepare to break ground in September. The article notes that the building will incorporate Metro Rail’s current Allen/Medical Campus Station as an essential part of the building, and quotes Laura Hubbard, UB vice president for finance and administration, who said, “Having a transit station as a means for people getting around is an integral part of our planning.” The article also quotes Robert Shibley, dean of the UB School of Architecture and Planning, who stressed that the design is not finalized yet, but final plans and drawings are slated to be introduced to the community April 9.

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