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Chmielewski Bakery


Photo credit: Mike Puma, ViewsOfBuffalo


1385 Broadway, Buffalo, NY 14212
SBL: 112.23-10-1
Fillmore Council District
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Physical Description

2.5 story wood framed commercial building on a corner parcel with a first floor storefront

Current Condition

Demolished. Vacant dirt lot.


  • 1918 - Leon S. Chmielewski opens Chmielewski Bakery at age 27 with his wife Mieczyslawa Wolentarska.
  • WWII - Oldest son Edward and wife Irene run bakery along with brothers Henry, Arthur, and Edwin
  • 1954 - Leon passes away
  • 1980 - After 62 years, the family retired and sold the bakery
  • 1981 - Luigi's Family bakery opens for a few years before closing
History courtesy Gregory Witul, AmPol Eagle
  • Last tenant - Michelle's(?) Bakery

Recent Events and Actions Taken

Demolished 2012

Other Pertinent Facts


Memories of East Side Bakery]]

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Added 2014-02-03 • Last changed 2014-05-29