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Watkins Apartment Building

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Location

170 West Chippewa Street, Buffalo, NY 14201
SBL: 111.37-6-5
Fillmore Council District
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Next to: Roanoke Building, 269 Georgia Street
Across from: Hutch-Tech High School

Owner

EVERGREEN FOUNDATION OF WNY per City of Buffalo Property Information
NYS Corporation and Business Entity Database

Physical Description

3.5 story brick commercial building

Current Condition

In use

History

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • post-2006 - "Evergreen has assembled an urban campus of sorts in the Historic West Village. The agency has been located in the Roanoke since 2006 (below). Evergreen later purchased and expanded into an 1850′s Victorian residence at 200 S. Elmwood and the Watkins Apartment building at 170 W. Chippewa Street. Evergreen purchased the Prospect Avenue Baptist Church at the northeast corner of Georgia Street and Prospect Avenue in late 2011. The sanctuary at 262 Georgia Street and adjoining properties at 71 and 73 Prospect Avenue were purchased for $115,000 from the Prospect Avenue Baptist Society." Buffalo Rising
  • 2007 - Evergreen drew up plans for a 21,000 sq.ft. addition between the Roanoke and Watkins buildings, but the project was later shelved due to funding concerns during the recession.

Other Pertinent Facts

  • Located in the West Village Historic Preservation District

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Added 2014-10-29 • Last changed 2014-10-29