Electric Tower

535 Washington Street

It’s been 100-years since the Buffalo Electric Tower first turned on its lights in 1912, but now it has become as much a part of Buffalo’s history as it has its skyline.  

     Each night for almost 100 years its 300-foot tower has lit up the sky, making it one of the most recognized buildings in the city.  Similar to the Empire State building in New York City, Buffalo’s Electric Tower celebrates holidays and special events along with the city by lighting up in colors. It even lit up in blue and gold during the NHL playoffs.  The building also hosts Buffalo’s New Year’s Eve “Ball Drop” each year, READ MORE...