Governor Cuomo Announces Start of Construction on Carousel Project at Canalside

October 18, 2019

New Carousel Building Adds To Overall Vision For A Redeveloped Waterfront 

See Location and Renderings of Carousel Building Here

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation has begun construction on the Buffalo Heritage Carousel project at Canalside. The project will consist of a new building near the corner of Prime and Perry streets to house the nearly century-old De Angelis Carousel.

"The Carousel project celebrates both Buffalo's industrial history and our ongoing work to revive Buffalo's Waterfront," Governor Cuomo said. "With the community's support, New York will continue to invest in projects like this that are transforming the city's burgeoning waterfront into a central hub for residents and visitors alike to enjoy for generations to come."

"Today we celebrate the incredible journey of the De Angelis Carousel, and its new home at Canalside," Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul said. "The carousel that was built right here in Western New York will soon be returning home nearly a century later and will be enjoyed by children for generations to come. It's part of the continuing transformation of Buffalo's waterfront that is drawing praise from visitors and publications from around the world. The Buffalo Heritage Carousel will be a star attraction on our waterfront - a key part of future growth and the emerging Canalside neighborhood."

Read the full press release here.