Marking another milestone of progress, construction crews have
begun erecting steel beams for the new state-of-the-art
medical school. The new medical school will act as a gateway to
the growing Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
School administrators, faculty, students and members of the
Buffalo community share their optimism and excitement about what
our move downtown will mean for medical education, research and
The cranes are long gone from the new home of the Jacobs School
of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. So is the industrial elevator,
or “buck hoist,” that carried workers up and down the
outside of the building. Nearly all 27,000-plus locally produced
terra cotta panels that give the building’s outer shell a
distinctive, clay-colored skin have been installed.