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The Foundry

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The Foundry
The Foundry
The Foundry. 1916 and 2013
Photos by The Foundry.

Location

298 Northampton Street, Buffalo NY 14208
SBL: 100.57-2-21.1
Ellicott Council District
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Owner

Net Positive, Inc.
Net Positive is a not-for-profit corporation that operates this building as The Foundry, a business incubator focusing on small startups, artisan and craft businesses and the use of reclaimed materials.
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Physical Description

"Joist style" daylight factory. One and two-story brick building.

Current Condition

Good, being rehabilitated and currently in use as a business incubator. Most windows in the original building have been bricked over. Original cornices in front are intact. Four or five new sub-structures were added to the building over the years.

History

Designed around 1913 by architect G. Morton Wolfe for the Willsey Laundry, a "steam laundry". Was a commercial laundry up through the 1980s.

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Added 2013-11-13 • Last changed 2016-01-31