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204 Laurel Street

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204 Laurel Street. Photo by Preservation-Ready Sites


204 Laurel Street, Buffalo NY 14208
Ellicott Council District
SBL: 100.49-5-13
Erie County Property Info
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City of Buffalo.

Physical Description

1 1/2 story frame house.

Current Condition

Has been on the City's demolition list.


Was once the home of famous jazz musician Elvin Shepherd.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • In February 2011, preservationist Tim Tielman urged the City to not demolish the home, citing its history as the home of Elvin Shepherd and its connection to Buffalo's cultural history.
  • As of October 2013, we're not sure the building is still standing. We'll check and report back.

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Added 2013-10-10 • Last changed 2013-10-10