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Apartment-style Dorms


By the late 1990s the University was moving towards apartment-style dorms for both graduate and undergraduate students. The idea was for students to enjoy the independence of being in an apartment setting with all the convenience of being on campus, creating a "modern collegiate residence environment".


Creekside Village

Creekside VIllagewas the University's first "green" housing development. It contains thirteen two-story residential buildings and its community building was constructed to meet the requirements for certifcation as a Leadership in Energy and Environmantal Design (LEED) building, the first of its kind in Western New York.

Architects: Lauer-Manguso & Associates (Buffalo)
Contractors: ADF Construction Corp. (Amherst)
Grand opening: August 22, 2002.


Flickinger Court

Graduate student housing set on an 11-acre lot adjacent to UB North Campus. The University's first apartment-style housing, Flickenger Court was a model for the new North Campus dormitories.

Namesake: Burt P. Flickinger, Jr.
Businessman and community leader, Flickenger served as a Trustee of he UB Foundation. He received a SUNY Distinguished Citizen Award in 1989 and an honorary doctorate from UB in 1999. Flickinger was instumental in brining the World University Games to Buffalo.

Dedication: August 26, 1998


Flint Village

Completed in August 2001 (with additions completed in November 2002), Flint Village provides housing for upper-division undergraduate students and graduate students with a portion of the complex dedicated to developing a community of Law School students. The 536-bed facility offers air conditioned, fully furnished apartments. The kitchens are outfitted with all appliances including dishwasher, microwave and garbage disposal while the bedrooms and living rooms are all wired for telephone, cable, and Ethernet.

Architects: Lauer-Manguso & Associates (Buffalo)
Contractors: ADF Construction Corp. (Amherst)
Grand opening:
August 17, 2001


Hadley Village

The University's first new undergraduate housing in 25 years! The Hadley Village Apartments contains 155 four-bedroom apartments (each of which features a living/dining area, a kitchen, and two bathrooms).

Architects: Lauer-Manguso & Associates (Buffalo) / The Craycroft Architects A.I.A. (Dallas, TX), consulting
Contractors: ADF Construction Corp. (Amherst)
Grand opening: August 17, 1999


South Lake Village

Located on St. Rita's Lane, South Lake Village consists of nine 2-story and seven 3-story buildings. It's 228 apartments of various sizeswhich include one-, two-, and four-bedroom apartments as well as studios.

Architects: Foit-Albert Associates (Buffalo)
Contractors:
ADF Construction Corp. (Amherst)
Grand opening:
August 15, 2000