The City of Buffalo officially changed the name of LaSalle Park yesterday afternoon.

Mayor Bryon Brown signed off on the name change and no the park will be known as the Ralph Wilson Jr Centennial Park.

The common council also signed off on the name change.

The Ralph Wilson Jr Foundation is donating $50 million dollars toward renovations of the park and surrounding area.

The park's name change takes place immediately while the construction renovations are set to begin in 2022.