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Heintz & Weber Mustard Plant

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Location

358 Louisiana Street,Buffalo, NY 14204
Now part of a larger parcel 385 South Park Ave.
SBL: 122.31-3-15.1
Fillmore Council District
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Owner

MORGAN SERVICES INC per City of Buffalo Property Information
NYS Corporation and Business Entity Database

Physical Description

Four story, 24,500 sq.ft. brick commercial building on a corner parcel

Current Condition

Demolished in 2002. Parking lot.

History

  • 1922 - Heintz & Weber Co., Inc. was founded at the Broadway Market by Joseph C. Weber and John Heintz.
  • 1926 - Heintz was bought out by Weber
  • Late 1930s - Heintz & Weber Co. moved to facility on Louisiana Street
  • 1984 - Mr. Weber left control of the company to his granddaughters, Suzanne and Laura Weimer, upon his death
  • 1997 - Suzanne and husband Steven Desmond took control of the day-to-day operations while Laura Weimer Perino remained the majority co-owner and a member of the Board of Directors
History via Weber Mustard homepage

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2002 - Weber's moves to a 12,500 sq.ft. facility on Redding Street and sells its Louisiana Street location to its neighbor, Morgan Linen Services. The factory was promptly demolished for a surface lot.

Other Pertinent Facts

  • The Weber Mustard company has remained family owned since its inception
  • The company employed 40 employees at its peak, and six as of 2014

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Added 2014-09-24 • Last changed 2014-09-24