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D.L. & W. Terminal

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Location

15 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
Google Bird's Eye View
Fillmore Council District
SBL: 122.05-6-2.1
Erie County Property Info
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Owner

Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA).

Physical Description

The building was three stories high and built of brownstone.

Current Condition

Demolished. Garage portion remains and the lower level is used for subway train storage.

History

  • Built in 1917.
  • Served rail passenger & freight traffic as well as lake ships that would dock alongside
  • Abandoned by the railroad in 1962
  • Demolished in 1979/1980 to make way for the NFTA’s Metro system

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • March 2016 - NFTA proposes a $42 million reuse project of the train shed to include a passenger station and commercial development. Unfortunately, no recreation of the original passenger station is mentioned.

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Added 2013-01-08 • Last changed 2016-03-28