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Deco @ Broadway/Nash

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Location

167 Broadway, Buffalo NY 14204
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Ellicott Council District
SBL: 111.55-4-2
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On same parcel as: 165 Broadway
Next to: 163 Broadway
Across from: 166-176 Broadway and the Broadway Auditorium

Owner

SANKOFA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT per City of Buffalo Property Information
Search NYS Corporation Database for SANKOFA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Physical Description

2 story brick commercial building. First floor retail space on a corner parcel.

Current Condition

Appears to be in good shape, but the storefront windows are covered and it does not appear to be in use. In need of renovation.

History

  • Former Deco Restaurant
  • 'The complex of buildings at 163-167 Broadway and 64 Nash Street were built over time between the 1820s and 1880s' Buffalo Rising

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2015 - Buildings sold to Development group led by investor Roger Trettel and Buffalo architect Steve Carmina for $410,000 in a foreclosure auction. Business First
  • September 29, 2016 - Preservation Board Agenda: "163 - 167 Broadway, Jonathan Morris on behalf of the owners of 163-167 Broadway, also known as the Dellenbaugh Block, seeks to undertake a comprehensive stabilization of the buildings in preparation for renovation."
  • November 2016 - 'BUDC (Buffalo Urban Development Corp.) approves $750,000 loan to Michigan-Broadway LLC (primarily Roger Trettel and Steve Carmina) to renovate a trio of buildings at the corner of Nash Street and Broadway into a mixed-use project anchored by 19 market-rate apartments, a possible bakery/restaurant and distillery. The local NAACP chapter will move its offices into the building with the space being donated on a rent-free basis by the developers. The investment group pegged the project’s cost at $6.75 million. Carmina Wood & Morris, will serve as the project architect while RP Oak Hill has been retained as the construction manager.' Business First
  • Fall/Winter 2016 - A crew scrambled to stabilize the building before winter.
  • May 2017 - Work will begin soon on the 3 building complex in a "$6 million redevelopment effort (that) will result in 18 new apartments and 9,052 sq.ft. of commercial space." Buffalo Rising

Other Pertinent Facts

  • Mentioned in Mike Rizzo's book "Buffalo’s Legacy of Power and Might"
  • Part of the Dellenbaugh Block

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Added 2013-09-20 • Last changed 2017-05-22