Three details of the large model: the residential sector at top; civic center in the middle; and waterfront at bottom.
The model of the final version which was then exhibited at the Albright Knox Gallery during 1969. Because of its own development history, Buffalo has several street grid orientations. The sophistication of the plan lies, in part, for the inventive ways that these different geometries were reconciled, creating a true "urban fabric." Contrast that to the prevalence during the 60s for city planners to follow Corbusier's free-standing towers and slabs.