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1718 Main Street

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1718 Main Street. Photos by David Torke fixBuffalo, Mark Paradowski, Buffalo Rising

Location

1718 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14209
Also known as 1716 Main Street
Google Bird's Eye View
Ellicott Council District
SBL: 100.24-3-34
Erie County Property Info
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Owner

CANISIUS COLLEGE OF BUFFALO per propertyviewer
NYS Corporation and Business Entity Database

Physical Description

A two-story brick building fronting Main that was constructed during the Pan-American Expo period includes 3,210 sq.ft. of commercial space and 4,200 sq.ft. of second floor loft residence. A rear building, two stories and 3,200 sq.ft., was built 30 years later and recently served as an architectural workshop. Buffalo Rising

Current Condition

Restored. Gallery space on first floor, loft space on second floor, workshop space in rear building.

History

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2001 - Margaret & Frank Fantauzzi purchased 1716 Main Street and spent several years restoring the property.
  • 2007 - Upstairs loft featured on HGTV’s “ReZone” and showcased in Buffalo Spree.
  • 2008 - First floor art gallery space opens
  • Dec 2008 - Listed for sale for $434,500
  • Nov 2009 - Property under contract
  • Sept 2010 - New owners plan 'Art & Artifact'-curated gallery
  • April 2012 - Canisius College acquires property to operate a first floor gallery and upstairs residence for out-of-state collegiate dignitaries.

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Added 2013-05-08 • Last changed 2014-05-16