Niagara Falls, New York

What is Niagara Falls, New York known for?


business location

York Erie County , New York, United States. Springville is the principal community in the town and a major business location in south Erie County. The population was 4,596 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). Springville, NY was formally named "Fiddler's Green" before it was re-named "Springville"


promoting+selling

), was adopted in 2005. "The Mission of the NTCC is quite simple: to enhance the economic prosperity of Niagara County by promoting, selling and marketing the County as a premier destination for meetings, conventions and leisure tourism. While everyone agrees that Niagara Falls is the region’s main attraction, there are a plethora of other attractions that make Niagara USA such a special place


opposition founder

, rarely facing substantive opposition. founder Frank A. Rovers & Associates and Conestoga Engineering location Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario), Ontario, Canada Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York), New York, United States area_served Worldwide '''Conestoga-Rovers & Associates (CRA)''' is a group of companies that provides engineering (environmental engineering), environmental consulting, construction, and information technology (IT) services. Its current overall headquarters is located in Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario), Ontario, however the firm has locations in multiple countries Corporate Website: http: www.craworld.com en index.asp with a separate headquarters in each. Their U.S. headquarters resides in Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York), New York where the company's pivotal project, the Love Canal, took place. In the late 1970s, CRA's reputation for strategic project management at environmentally polluted properties developed from its investigation, remedial design, and oversight of the Love Canal cleanup project in Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York), NY (New York). This project was the primary impetus for what is now the CERCLA Superfund (Superfund) program in the United States and gave CRA international recognition in the environmental field. Since then, completed projects number in the thousands. Love Canal The Love Canal Landfill, one of the pinnacle environmental projects in US history, was an open trench that was filled with hazardous chlorinated organic wastes from a chemical plant in Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York), NY (New York), during the 1940s and 1950s. A residential area and elementary school were constructed immediately adjacent to the former three-block landfill in the 1960s, resulting in an environmental disaster that eventually prompted the initiation of the Superfund Legislation in the United States. Reader Connie has contacted the Wikipedia Help Desk with a question about the date that a tower built next to the bridge in Niagara Falls was built. She thinks that it is on the American side in Niagara Falls, New York and that it was used in a Marilyn Monroe movie. thumb Misshaped I-290 shields in Tonawanda along East Niagara Street at NY 425 (File:Infamous Tonawanda Squares.jpg) The portion of modern NY 425 between US 62 (U.S. Route 62 in New York) in North Tonawanda (North Tonawanda, New York) and the intersection of Cambria–Wilson Road and Lower Mountain Road in Cambria (Cambria, New York) was designated as part of Route 20, an unsigned legislative route, by the New York State Legislature on March 1, 1921. '''New York State Route 182''' ('''NY 182''') is a state highway in Niagara County, New York, in the United States. It serves as a signed connection between the Whirlpool Rapids Bridge over the Niagara River and the Niagara Falls International Airport east of the city of Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York). The western terminus of the route is at the roadway leading to the Whirlpool Rapids Bridge in Niagara Falls and its eastern terminus is at an intersection with U.S. Route 62 (U.S. Route 62 in New York) (US 62) in Wheatfield (Wheatfield, New York). In between, NY 182 runs across the city of Niagara Falls, following several local streets as it makes its way from the Niagara River gorge to the suburbs of Niagara Falls.


scenes depicting

; and Buffalo (Buffalo, New York) and Niagara Falls, New York. Scenes depicting the rapids of the Niagara River were actually filmed at Twelve Mile Creek (Twelve Mile Creek (Ontario)) in St. Catharines (St. Catharines, Ontario). Parkwood Estate in Oshawa was the site for the White House, and Dofasco in Hamilton was the site for Hacker Dynamics. The scene where the American characters look longingly home at the US across the putative Niagara River is, in fact, them


including nearby

or more as snow during the winter. The city has snowier than average winters compared to most cities in the USA, however less than many other cities in Upstate New York including nearby Buffalo and Rochester. Thaw cycles with temperatures above 0°C (32°F) are a common occurrence. '''New York State Route 182''' ('''NY 182''') is a state highway in Niagara County, New York, in the United States. It serves as a signed connection between the Whirlpool Rapids Bridge over the Niagara River and the Niagara Falls International Airport east of the city of Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York). The western terminus of the route is at the roadway leading to the Whirlpool Rapids Bridge in Niagara Falls and its eastern terminus is at an intersection with U.S. Route 62 (U.S. Route 62 in New York) (US 62) in Wheatfield (Wheatfield, New York). In between, NY 182 runs across the city of Niagara Falls, following several local streets as it makes its way from the Niagara River gorge to the suburbs of Niagara Falls.


high place

of industrial pollution, CERCLA taxed and fined companies to recover clean-up costs and established containment procedures for such intensively polluted sites. right thumb 175px Position within Erie County. (Image:Erie-Akron.png) '''Akron, New York''' is a village in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was listed as 2,868 in the 2010 census (2010 United States Census). The name means ''a high place''. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). right thumb 175px Position within Erie County. (Image:Erie-Angola.png) '''Angola''' is a village in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 2,127 at the 2010 census. The name is reportedly derived from the South-central African country of Angola. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). '''Angola on the Lake''' is a hamlet (hamlet (place)) (and a census-designated place) in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 1,675 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). '''Billington Heights''' is a hamlet (hamlet (place)) (and census-designated place) located in the Town of Elma (Elma, New York) in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 1,685 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). right thumb 175px Position within Erie County. (Image:Erie-Blasdell.png) '''Blasdell''' is a village in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 2,553 according to the year 2010 census. The name is derived from Herman Blasdell, the first station master of the Erie and Pennsylvania railroad depot. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). '''Clarence Center''' is a hamlet (Political subdivisions of New York State#Hamlet) (and a census-designated place) located in the Town of Clarence (Clarence, New York) in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 2,257 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). right thumb 175px Position within Erie County. (Image:Erie-Depew.png) '''Depew''' is a village in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 15,303 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). The name is derived from Chauncey Mitchell Depew, the President of the New York Central Railroad and former US Senator. The village was incorporated in 1894. The population was 6,236 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). '''Elma Center''' is a hamlet (hamlet (place)) (and census-designated place) located in the Town of Elma (Elma, New York) in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. As of the 2010 census, this community population was 2,571. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). right thumb 175px Position within Erie County. (Image:Erie-Farnham.png) '''Farnham''' is a village located in the Town of Brant (Brant, New York), Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 382 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). The village is named after Leroy Farnham, a local landowner and merchant. The town lies adjacent to the international border between Ontario and the United States. As there is no direct bridge or ferry connection from the island to Canada, there are no customs or immigration services available. Paired bridges connect the south end of the island to the Town of Tonawanda (Tonawanda (town), New York), and another pair of bridges connects the northern end to the City of Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) in Niagara County (Niagara County, New York). The two sets of bridges are connected by Interstate 190 (Interstate 190 (New York)), a branch of the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90). In addition, New York State Route 324 (Grand Island Boulevard) is conjoined with I-190 at the southern bridges and reaches its western terminus in the northern part of Grand Island. *'''Sour Springs Grove''' – A location by the shore in the southeast part of the town. *North Grand Island Bridge – Bridge closest to Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York), New York. *South Grand Island Bridge – Bridge closest to Tonawanda (City of Tonawanda), a suburb of Buffalo (Buffalo, New York), New York '''Harris Hill''' is a hamlet (hamlet (place)) (and a census-designated place) located in the Town of Clarence (Clarence, New York) in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 5,508 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). The region is named after Asa Harris, a former officer in the American Colonial Army, who established a tavern near the top of a low hill northeast of Buffalo. '''Lake Erie Beach''' is a hamlet (hamlet (place)) (and a census-designated place) located in the Town of Evans (Evans, New York) in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 3,872 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). '''North Boston''' is a hamlet (hamlet (place)) (and census-designated place) located in the Town of Boston (Boston, New York) in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. As of the 2010 census, this hamlet population was 2,521. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). right thumb 175px Position within Erie County. (Image:Erie-Sloan.png) '''Sloan''' is a village in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. The population was 3,661 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area). '''Springville''' is a village (Administrative divisions of New York#Village) in the southeast part of the town (Administrative divisions of New York#Town) of Concord (Concord, New York) in Erie County (Erie County, New York), New York, United States. Springville is the principal community in the town and a major business location in south Erie County. The population was 4,596 at the 2010 census. '''New York State Route 182''' ('''NY 182''') is a state highway in Niagara County, New York, in the United States. It serves as a signed connection between the Whirlpool Rapids Bridge over the Niagara River and the Niagara Falls International Airport east of the city of Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York). The western terminus of the route is at the roadway leading to the Whirlpool Rapids Bridge in Niagara Falls and its eastern terminus is at an intersection with U.S. Route 62 (U.S. Route 62 in New York) (US 62) in Wheatfield (Wheatfield, New York). In between, NY 182 runs across the city of Niagara Falls, following several local streets as it makes its way from the Niagara River gorge to the suburbs of Niagara Falls.


family made

into New York State, thereby supplying the needs of speakeasies (speakeasy) located in Buffalo (Buffalo, New York) and the very "Honky-tonk" destination Niagara Falls was for tourists and visitors. After Prohibition ended, Magaddino and his crime family made their money by means of loan sharking, illegal gambling, extortion, carjacking and labor racketeering as well as other legitimate lucrative businesses such as linen service businesses that served


home business

to Niagara Falls, New York, then in later years further north to Lewiston (Lewiston, New York), another town on the Niagara River facing the Canadian border. Although he was a successful mortician operating his legitimate Magaddino Memorial Chapel funeral home business in Niagara Falls, with Prohibition in effect in the United States, Maggadino made his real money running a profitable bootlegging (rum-running) business by smuggling wine and spirits across the Niagara River


called fashion

facility, giving the rest of it to the City of Niagara Falls to further develop it. Mr. Cordish also donated the one acre "balloon launch" property to the NCCC Foundation which then turned that property over to the city for future development. There is also an outlet mall called Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, formerly "Prime Outlets Niagara", which is not actually part of the city, but of the town of Niagara, New York, which shares a post office with the city. The Wintergarden was an all-glass indoor arboretum designed by Cesar Pelli adjacent to the Rainbow Centre and over Old Falls Street. It operated as an arboretum from its 1977 opening until 2003, when it was closed due to rising maintenance costs. The city then sold the structure to local developer Joseph Anderson, who operated it as Smokin Joe's Family Fun Center from 2003 to 2007. It was demolished in 2009 in order to improve vehicular and pedestrian traffic on Old Falls Street. Crime '''New York State Route 182''' ('''NY 182''') is a state highway in Niagara County, New York, in the United States. It serves as a signed connection between the Whirlpool Rapids Bridge over the Niagara River and the Niagara Falls International Airport east of the city of Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York). The western terminus of the route is at the roadway leading to the Whirlpool Rapids Bridge in Niagara Falls and its eastern terminus is at an intersection with U.S. Route 62 (U.S. Route 62 in New York) (US 62) in Wheatfield (Wheatfield, New York). In between, NY 182 runs across the city of Niagara Falls, following several local streets as it makes its way from the Niagara River gorge to the suburbs of Niagara Falls.


current development

: The ‘Times Square’ promise » Local News publisher Niagara Gazette date 2009-02-01 accessdate 2012-03-22 The Falls' current development strategy is focused on a pragmatic approach to revitalizing vacant and underutilized buildings in the downtown area as high profile catalyst projects with real economic impact. But the cost to demolish the city's many abandoned buildings may make it impossible to address all the eyesores, according to officials, '''New York State Route 182''' ('''NY 182''') is a state highway in Niagara County, New York, in the United States. It serves as a signed connection between the Whirlpool Rapids Bridge over the Niagara River and the Niagara Falls International Airport east of the city of Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, New York). The western terminus of the route is at the roadway leading to the Whirlpool Rapids Bridge in Niagara Falls and its eastern terminus is at an intersection with U.S. Route 62 (U.S. Route 62 in New York) (US 62) in Wheatfield (Wheatfield, New York). In between, NY 182 runs across the city of Niagara Falls, following several local streets as it makes its way from the Niagara River gorge to the suburbs of Niagara Falls.

Niagara Falls, New York

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'''Niagara Falls''' ( ) is a city (City (New York)) in Niagara County (Niagara County, New York), New York, United States. As of the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), the city had a total population of 50,193, down from the 55,593 recorded in the 2000 census (2000 United States Census). It is across the Niagara River from the city of Niagara Falls, Ontario, with both cities named after the famed Niagara Falls which they share. It is part of the Buffalo (Buffalo, New York)–Niagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area (Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area) as well as the Western New York region.

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