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Irving Price House, East Aurora

  At Risk      Watch List      Demolition By Neglect  


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Photo credit: David Torke, Fix Buffalo

Location

259 Main Street, East Aurora NY 14052

SBL Number: 164.20-13-3
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Owner

2990 Seneca Street LLC

Physical Description

Current Condition

History

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • June 2014 - The East Aurora Trustees declared the building a local landmark.
  • Contact East Aurora Trustees at village.board@east-aurora.ny.us
  • 5/1/2014: From East Aurora Trustee Ernie Scheer: "There is an Historic Preservation Board meeting tonight (Thursday, 5/1) 6pm at East Aurora Village Hall (next to police station). The board wants public comment and input as to whether the buildings should be knocked down for a parking lot. The owners will be present with their attorney. We need all the voices we can get so spread the word. I've contacted the media and as of now...Channel 4 is going to be there."
  • Gene Wachala, operator of Pasquale's Italian restaurant across Main Street, bought the property in 2012 with the intention of demolishing it for increased parking for his business.
  • Wachala has approached the Village government to get permission to demolish but is getting some resistance from Village trustees, who point out the value of East Aurora's well known historic, small-town urban fabric.
  • May 2015: Real estate brokers Daniel Kieffer and Barry Chubb will buy the house for $320,000. They will renovate the Price house into their new East Aurora headquarters.

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Added 2014-02-24 • Last changed 2015-05-29