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City of Buffalo officially owns Dillon Courthouse

Posted at 11:18 PM, Nov 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-22 23:18:36-05

The City of Buffalo now owns the historic Dillon Courthouse. All it took was $1 and a handshake.

The landmark on Court Street, once owned by the federal government, has sat empty for years.

On Tuesday, city officials marked the transfer with a special deed-signing ceremony.

The city plans to turn the old court house into a new public safety complex, combining police and fire headquarters.

Construction on the new complex is set to begin this spring.