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Langsfield Deli / J.J. Borowicz & Sons / Gene's Barbershop

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Historic photos: Gene Borowicz and Tim Donnely.

Location

1286 East Delavan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14215
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University Council District
SBL: 90.74-2-28
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Owner

MUNASSAR JAMIL A per propertyviewer

Physical Description

Two story commercial building with first floor storefront and apartment upstairs, located on a corner parcel

Current Condition

First floor is reportedly back in use. Second floor windows have been significantly altered, but first floor storefront and transom windows appear mostly intact.

History

  • J.J. Borowicz & Sons Store
  • Langsfield Delicatessen
  • 1936 - Gene's Barber Shop opens in storefront adjacent to family's store.
    • Also known as Gene's Sanitary Barber Shop and Gene's Roslyn Barber Shop
  • 1991 - Gene's Barber Shop closes but space remains a barbershop until 1997, later becoming a cell phone store

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • March 2010 - Sold for $75,000 per propertyviewer
  • July 2013 - First floor storefront has contact info for renting
  • December 2013 - The original storefront is reportedly now open as a barbershop

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Added 2013-07-11 • Last changed 2014-08-26