Ellicott Creek Park Capital Projects

Ellicott Creek Park

2012 - 2020 Capital Improvements:


  Project Name


Type of Work Completed

 Cost to Complete


Fisherman’s Comfort Station

Closed down previous two years due to extensive repairs required.

Main waterline repaired, electrical upgrades/repairs, drainage work, new siding and general carpentry.


Island Parking Lot

Huge lot was in terrible condition with large holes, voids and no direction.

Reduced the size of the lot and resurfaced remaining lot to make much safer and much more maintenance friendly.


(Estimate– work done as

part of a HWYs bid)

Shelter 10 A/B Roof

Age and overall poor condition.

Entire roof replaced


Friendship Building

Restrooms in poor condition due to uneven floors, poor lighting, cracked sinks and general overall condition. Entire interior in need of renovation. Additional parking needed.

Complete remodel of men's and women's restrooms, including ADA accepted stalls. New appliances, drop ceiling, flooring and countertops installed. Parking lot extended and paved.


Water Main

Water main broke underneath bike path. No water to a main restroom. Immediate repair required.

New water main installed


Pedestrian Bridge

Railings along bridge in disrepair

Railings replaced


Tennis Courts

Courts in poor shape. Surface has cracks and voids. Hardware is unusable.

Courts resurfaced and restriped. New hardware, nets and posts installed. Courts are now dual use for Pickleball.


Casino Fireplace

Fireplace not usable. Doors need to be replaced.

New doors installed. Fireplace insert installed.



Chimney leaking into the house. Also needed to be repointed.

Chimney repaired and repointed.


Friendship Building Boiler

Boiler not working.

New boiler installed.


Casino Chimney

Chimney leaking into the Casino.

Also needed to be repointed.

Chimney repaired and repointed.


Kayak Launch


Seasonal kayak launch installed.


Fuel System Upgrade

In the future, fuel pumps will need to be relocated.

Electrical upgrade to fuel system installed at new location.


Parking Lot and Roadway Improvements

Parking lot at new kayak launch needed to be paved.

Parking lot oil/chipped.


Shelters 2, 3, 4, 17 Improvements

Roofs at 2, 3, 4 were in overall poor condition. Concrete pads at 3, 17 were in in overall poor condition.

Roofs completely replaced at shelters 2, 3, & 4. Concrete pads completely replaced at shelters 3 & 17.


Dog Island Dome Roof Renovation

Roof in overall poor condition.

Complete tear off and rebuild of roof.


Consulting Fees for Shelter Reconstruction

Shelters 6, 7, 9 are in poor condition.

Consultant developed reconstruction plan for shelters’ WPA era stonework.


New Shelter Build

In need of an additional shelter.

Constructed Shelter 13.


Shelter 14 Reconstruction

Shelter in disrepair.

Shelter torn down and completely rebuilt.



Parking area at Shelter 13 and some roadway in need of paving.

Paved necessary areas.


Casino Roof

Boiler room roof in disrepair.

Flat roof redone.


Pedestrian Bridge 


 Design/ Inspection Services


Shelter 9

Poor Condition Demo/Rebuild Shelter and Pergola


Kayak Launch

New Added a Kayak Launch


Shelter 9 & 10 

Shelters 9, 10 in poor condition Shelters 9 & 10 Paving


                                                                                                                                                                                           Total: $712,539.00


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Buffalo, New York 14202