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Fire House Engine No. 2 / Hook & Ladder No. 9

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Fire House Engine No. 2 / Hook & Ladder No. 9, 1908. Click for better image.
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Photo credit: Vintage Buffalo NY via Janice Jezewski Dale Rossi, Buffalo Rising

Location

310 Jersey Street, Buffalo, NY 14201
Also known as 306 Jersey Street
SBL: 99.76-1-6
Niagara Council District
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Owner

October 2014: Under purchase contract by the law firm Cannon Heyman and Weiss.
CONSTANTINE WALTER EDWIN III per City of Buffalo Property Information
NYS Corporation and Business Entity Database

Physical Description

Three story brick Second Empire-styled fire house, on a corner parcel

Current Condition

Minus alterations to the doors, it looks fairly original.

History

  • December 14, 1875 - Grand opening of Fire House Engine No. 2 / Hook & Ladder No. 9
    • Designed by Cyrus K. Porter and George Watkins
  • 1890s - Expanded by architectural firm Eckel and Ackerman. Expansion emulated its original design.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

1999 - station closed

  • October 2014: Jim Fink of Business First reports: "Steven Weiss, partner in Cannon Heyman & Weiss, confirmed that he and his partners bought the former Engine Hose No. 2/Hook & Ladder No. 9 firehouse at 310 Jersey St. According to documents filed in the Erie County Clerk’s office, Weiss’ group, 310 Jersey Street LLC, paid $325,000 for the three-story, 14,000-square-foot building, buying it from Ted Constantine III."
    • According to Buffalo Rising, the group plans to convert the 'upper floors into 11-12 apartments, while creating a restaurant space on the first floor.'
  • August 2015 - Steve Weiss confirmed that his firm is no longer looking to move into the building, and are looking to partner with a business that could use retail space in the building.

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Added 2014-06-16 • Last changed 2016-11-29