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Bank of Buffalo

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Bank of Buffalo.

Remnants, at 1726 Broadway
Photo by Buffalo Evening News and David Torke, fixBuffalo

Location

234 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14202
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Ellicott Council District
SBL: 111.69-3-4.1
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Adjacent to: Chamber of Commerce Building
Across from: Marine National Bank, The Peoples Bank Building, JF Haven Building

Owner

MAIN/SENECA OF WESTERN NEW YORK INC per propertyviewer
Ciminelli Real Estate Corp
NYS Corporation and Business Entity Database

Physical Description

Renaissance Revival style. It was equipped with vaults, lunch rooms and an electric elevator. It was built to have electric lights, fans, and steam heat.

Current Condition

Demolished in 1989 by Ciminelli Development. The bank was disassembled in numbered blocks for future re-assembly. The site is still a parking lot in 2013.

History

Designed by architect Robert William Gibson and constructed in 1895.

Though promised, protective scaffolding around the dome was not erected during the 1986 demolition of the adjacent Chamber of Commerce Building. The bank building suffered serious damage.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

Other Pertinent Facts

Availability

2013 - Per Buffalo Urban Development Corp (BUDC) and Buffalo Niagara Enterprise (BNE), the property is available for sale through Tim Malchow/Ed McGinn, Ciminelli Real Estate Corp, 716-631-8000

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Added 2013-01-08 • Last changed 2016-09-18