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Kaz-Urban Funeral Home

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2013 v 2015. Photo: Christopher Byrd, BFA

Location

188 Clark Street, Buffalo, NY 14212
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Fillmore Council District
SBL: 112.37-1-5
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Next to: 194 Clark Street
Across from: Corpus Christi Church
Near: Chudy Paper Co. / Bison Distillery

Owner

ORDER OF ST PAUL (THE) per propertyviewer
Corpus Christi
NYS Corporation and Business Entity Database

Physical Description

Current Condition

Demolished. Vacant lot.

History

  • Kaz-Urban Funeral Home
    • Casper Urban, born 1901, branched out on his own after having worked with his father. Between 1929 and his death in 1965, he established and enlarged his funeral home directly across from Corpus Christi Church.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2002 - Purchased for $60,000 per propertyviewer
  • June 2013 - According to Broadway Fillmore Alive, 188 Clark has been purchased by the Pauline Fathers of Corpus Christi and will be demolished. They would then be joined with lots at 196 and 200 Clark, and the recently demolished 194 Clark Street, for gardens.
  • February 5, 2014 - Preservation Board receives application for demolition
    • "DEMOLITION: Requesting demolition of two structures located across the street from Corpus Christi Church - purpose is to clear and level the lot and begin to plan a "Meditation" area. (Chris Cooley to appear @ 2/13/2014 03:00 PM 901 City Hall)"
  • February 27, 2014 - Preservation Board: "Approved with conditions; motion failed in a vote of 5 to 1 (5-Approved, 1-Denied); therefore applicant may proceed with the demolition after the 30-day waiting period (may demolish on 3/15/2014)."
  • January 20, 2015 - Building demolished in the middle of the night

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Added 2013-06-04 • Last changed 2015-01-22