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Brockway Motor Trucks Dealership

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Location

1765 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214
SBL: 89.81-3-76
Masten Council District
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Owner

THE CANISIUS COLLEGE OF BUFFALO NEW YORK per City of Buffalo Property Information
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Physical Description

One story brick commercial building on a corner parcel

Current Condition

Windows are boarded up or altered, does not appear to be in use

History

  • 1875 - Company founded as Brockway Carriage Works by William Brockway in Cortland, NY
  • 1912 - William's son George turned it into a custom heavy-duty truck manufacturer
  • 1956 - Company purchased by Mack Trucks Inc.
  • 1977 - Remained a division of Mack until its closing in June 1977
  • 1978 - P & D WOODWORKING CO INC purchased building.
  • 1989 - Canisius purchases the building. P&D Woodworking's signage is still on the building in 2014, as the building may not have been used in 20 years.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2017 - Listed for sale

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Added 2014-02-20 • Last changed 2017-08-07