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Holy Name School

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Photo: Bailey side, Brinkman side

Location

1965 Bailey Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14211

Next to: Holy Name Church and Holy Name Convent via a shared driveway.

Owner

Physical Description

Multi-story brick grammar school

Current Condition

Unused, boarded up.

History

  • 1884 - Catholic Diocese purchases property
  • 1887 - Parish established
  • 1914 - School building facing Brinkman Avenue was built
  • 1958 - Building expansion to Bailey Avenue included a gymnasium and additional classrooms
  • 1990 - Holy Name School closes. Students from multiple parishes are moved to Kolbe Catholic (formerly St. John Gualbert school)

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2006 - Holy Name Parish is closed by the dioceses. The parish had been using the school building for bingo and storage after the school closed.
  • 2009 - Purchased, along with Holy Name Church, by NEW LIFE HARVEST CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST for $130,000

Other Pertinent Facts

Availability

  • According to Councilman Fontana, the owners have been attempting to find a developer to partner with on redevelopment, but have not had success yet.

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Added 2015-08-11 • Last changed 2016-11-08