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The Bell Telephone Company Building

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Photo credit: Buffalo Evening News and Mark Paradowski

Location

24 West Seneca Street, Buffalo, NY 14202 ‎
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Fillmore Council District
SBL: 111.17-6-1.111
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Next to: The JF Haven Building
Across from: The Curtiss Block, and the Board of Trade Building

Owner

SENECA ONE REALTY LLC per propertyviewer
Search NYS Corporation Database for SENECA ONE REALTY LLC

Physical Description

Current Condition

Demolished. Two full city blocks were cleared in the 1960s for an empty plaza and a tower that blocks Main Street

History

  • 1879 - The Bell Telephone Company of Buffalo was organized at Main and North Division
  • 1885 - The company moved to its location at Seneca and Pearl

Recent Events and Actions Taken

Other Pertinent Facts

  • The president of the company, Colonel Henry Watson, was also known as "the father of Buffalo's street railway system"

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Added 2013-08-16 • Last changed 2014-05-29