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Henry Street

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Photo credit: Daily Public, PRS

Location

140 Terrace Blvd, Buffalo, NY 14224
More than two dozen buildings with addresses on Erie, Henry, and Charles Sts.
SBL: 111.61-3-2.1
Fillmore Council District
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Across from: Buffalo Police Headquarters [original], St. Stephen's Hall, St. Joseph's Cathedral [original]

Owner

WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC per City of Buffalo Property Information
NYS Corporation and Business Entity Database

Physical Description

An entire city block of brick houses and commercial buildings

Current Condition

All demolished in 1963. Later replaced by one large non-descript suburban building (Horizons Plaza, home to WNED and WBFO studios) in a sea of surface parking.

History

  • 1800s - Henry Street was one of the rights-of-way that led from the Terrace to the Erie Canal.
  • 1963 - Henry Street was wiped off the map by the Waterfront Urban Renewal Project.
    • "The nearby Jackson Street, Bingham Street, Marshall Alley, Kelderhouse Alley, Mechanic Street, Birsdall Street, Stevens Street, and Ann Street and are all gone, too." Daily Public

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Added 2017-05-17 • Last changed 2017-05-25