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Buffalo Envelope Co.

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Photo credit: Mark Paradowski, Ellicott Development


270 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203

Next to: Tucker's Hotel, Hotel Broezel
Across from: Grimm Block, 136 Seneca Street, 138 Seneca Street, 140 Seneca Street
Near: Witkop & Holmes, Sibley & Holmwood Candy Factory


  • Ellicott Development, dba Michigan-Seneca Group Inc.
  • Carl and William Paladino's company, Ellicott Development, or corporations it controls: (Ellicott Group LLC, Pearl Group LLC, Huron Group Inc, Tupper Group Inc, Deltup LLC, Del-Al LLC, 84 Group, 1238 Group, 1239 Group, 4858 Group, 5277 Group, 9274 Group, etc.), owns these buildings or parcels of preservation concern (not a complete list):

You can also view this list at Ellicott's category page.

Physical Description

  • 177,000 sq.ft. multi-building brick complex with a 6 story building at the corner of Michigan and Carroll Sts.

Current Condition

  • Complex appears to still be in use, but the six-story portion has been vacant since the 1990s.


  • ca. 1900 - First building of complex constructed for Buffalo Envelope Co.

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Added 2014-05-27 • Last changed 2016-10-20