- Delavan (Metro Rail)
name = Delavan
type = Buffalo Metro Rail Station
style = NFTA
address = Main and East Delavan Streets Buffalo,
coordinates = coord|42.922531|N|78.856626|W|type:railwaystation
line = rail color box|system=NFTA |line=Metro Rail
structure = At-grade
platform = Low
opened = 1985
Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority
zone = Paid fare
Delavan/Canisius College (formerly Delavan-College station) is a Metro Rail station in
Buffalo, New York.
Delavan-Canisius College Station is located at the north-east corner of Main Street and East Delavan Avenue.
The deepest station in the system is known as having one of the longest escalators set up in country.
Delavan-Canisius College station was also bored through rock, and remnants of Cold Spring (a small spring) are visible through occasional water running on the track bed floors.
The station has a driveway for bus lines that connect with Metro Rail. Four routes serve the station.
* 8 Main (on Main Street)
* 18 Jefferson (in the station loop)
* 26 Delavan (on East Delavan Avenue)
* 29 Wohlers (in the station loop)
Points of interest
This station is located in the vicinity of:
* Cold Springs bus garage (Main & Michigan)
* Doris Records
Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo
* Gates Circle
* Hamlin Park Neighborhood
* Millard Fillmore Hospital-Gates Circle
* Record Theater
In 1979, an art selection committee was created, comprised of NFTA commissioners and Buffalo area art experts, that would judge the artwork that would be displayed in and on the properties of eight stations on the Metro Rail line.
Out of the seventy proposals submitted, twenty-two were chosen and are currently positioned inside and outside of the eight underground stations.Buffalo Art in Transit, Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, c. 1986.]
Delavan-Canisius College Station is home of three pieces of work, from Sam Gilliam (Washington, DC), Carson Waterman (Seneca-Iroquois National Museum), and George Woodman (New York City and Boulder, CO).
* [http://www.fortunecity.com/oasis/acapulco/897/success.html Metro Rail Success]
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