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Tifft House / Hengerer's Department Store

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Location

465 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
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Ellicott Council District
SBL: 111.13-6-4.311
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Next to: 475 Main Street and the German Insurance Building
Across from: Baker Shoe's, Neisner's, and 472 Main Street

Owner

UPWOOD REALTY ASSOCIATES LLC per City of Buffalo Property Information
Search NYS Corporation Database for UPWOOD REALTY ASSOCIATES

Physical Description

Nine story neo-classical steel framed commercial building with brick facade.

Current Condition

In use as office space. The exterior has been heavily modified.

History

  • 1816-1865 - Phoenix Hotel location
  • 1865-1903 - Tifft House location
  • 1903-1981 - Hengerer's Department Store
  • 1981 - Hengerer's merged with Sibley's of Rochester and lost its name
    • Sibley's was then bought out by Kaufman's, which closed its downtown stores.
  • Mid 1980s - The renamed Lafayette Court building was converted into office space.

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Added 2013-10-22 • Last changed 2015-04-21