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486 Franklin Street

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Location

486 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
SBL: 100.78-3-3
Fillmore Council District
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Owner

GERWITZ GREGORY per City of Buffalo Property Information
NYS Corporation and Business Entity Database

Physical Description

2 1/2 story brick house converted into 5 apartments

Current Condition

Recently fire damaged, suffering substantial roof damage, and rendered uninhabitable (July 2017)

History

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • July 29, 2017 - 2 alarm arson fire. No one injured, two rescued from upper windows, all five apartments are currently uninhabitable.
    • 'Estimated $500,000 in damage to the building and $250,000 in damage to the contents' Buffalo News
  • July 30, 2017 - 29 year old man arrested in connection with the arson fire, which was set in a 2nd floor back apartment

Other Pertinent Facts

  • Contributing structure in the Allentown Historic District

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Added 2017-07-31 • Last changed 2017-07-31