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Posted on: January 11, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Mayor Brown And BuffaloLIT Go Blue For The Bills During The Playoffs


Buffalo, NY – Mayor Byron W. Brown announced today that in partnership with the Buffalo Landmark Illumination Team (BuffaloLIT), the city of Buffalo is going Blue for the Bills this weekend to mark the start of the Bills playoff season. From Thursday, January 12th through Sunday, January 15th, Buffalo City Hall and BuffaloLIT partners will be lit Blue from dusk to dawn.

Mayor Brown stated, “I’m pleased to partner with members of the Buffalo Landmark Illumination Team to light Blue for the Bills on Sunday, and throughout their playoff run. We hope this special lighting serves as another great signal to the city, and to the world, that the Bills are Back and serious playoff contenders! We are proud of our Buffalo Bills and invite fans from across Western New York to commemorate another awesome Bills season by coming to Buffalo City Hall and Downtown Buffalo at night, to snap and share their Bills tribute selfies of our historic landmarks.”

Throughout the Bills season and under Mayor Brown’s direction, the Buffalo Landmark Illumination Team celebrated the Bills success by lighting in RED and BLUE, in advance of, and on each game day. This past week, Mayor Brown spearheaded a special BuffaloLIT light display in support of Buffalo Bills Safety Damar Hamlin. Additionally, Team City Hall celebrated the Bills each week since the start of the season by wearing Bills attire in advance of each home game. A Bills banner hangs in the lobby of Buffalo City Hall in recognition of the Buffalo Bills and how much they mean to the Buffalo community.

Mayor Brown added, “I am asking Bills Mafia to continue to show their hometown pride this weekend by cheering loudly but celebrating safely for our team. I also ask everyone to keep Damar Hamlin in their thoughts and prayers as he continues to recover.”

The Buffalo Landmark Illumination Team was created by Mayor Byron Brown in 2016. The City of Buffalo is proud to partner with the following members of BuffaloLIT.

  • Apollo Media Center 
  • Buffalo Central Terminal 
  • Buffalo City Hall
  • Buffalo And Erie County Botanical Gardens 
  • Buffalo And Erie County Naval & Military Park
  • Buffalo And Erie County Public Library 
  • Buffalo General Medical Center 
  • Buffalo’s Historic Grain Elevators
  • Buffalo Museum Of Science 
  • Buffalo Niagara Convention Center
  • Buffalo Place And The Downtown Theatre District 
  • Castellani Art Museum Of Niagara University
  • Clock Tower Of Rockwell Hall At Suny Buffalo State Curtiss Hotel
  • General Motors Tonawanda Engine 
  • Iskalo Development’s Electric Tower 
  • John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital
  • Lafayette Hotel 
  • M&T Bank 
  • Niagara Falls 
  • Seneca One Tower 
  • Peace Bridge
  • Rich Products Corporation
  • Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center 
  • Sahlen Field - Home Of The Bisons
  • St. Michael’s Church
  • Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site
  • U.s. District Court For Wny 40-50 Fountain Plaza

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