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Silo City
Childs Street in the First Ward, Buffalo, NY


Maps - Silo City

American Elevator / Russell-Miller Elevator / Peavey Elevator

Perot Elevator

Marine "A" Elevator

Elevator B Beehive

Thesis for Silo City Adaptive Re-use Design

W C Perspective, Inside Look: Bringing the Silo City Vision to Reality

2012 City of Night Party

Lynn Freehill-Maye, The Trouble With Owning a Grain Elevator

Grain Elevator Dictionary

On another website:  Beth Tauke, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor Department of Architecture, UB School of Architecture & Planning, "Sampling Silo City" AUDIO  (onlie June 2021)

Silo City is a collection of three grain elevators on Childs Street owned by Rick Smith who dubbed the site "Silo City." Lake and Rail Elevator, originally part of the site, was sold to a Minnesota hedge fund in 2008 (online March 2013) and is now in use.  The Silo City elevators:
In addition to the 3 elevators, there is another building that is part of Silo City:   Elevator B Beehive.

See also: Soyatech: Plug Pulled on Planned Buffalo, New York, Ethanol Plant

Special thanks to Silo City owner Rick Smith for his cooperation, and to Silo City steward "Swannie Jim" Watkins for his assistance. PHOTO
Photos and their arrangement 2012 Chuck LaChiusa
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