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Paramount Theater / Nemmer Furniture

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Location

612 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
Also known as 610 Main Street
SBL: 111.38-3-9.111
Ellicott Council District
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Next to: 598 Main Street and Levy, King, & White Building
Across from: 615 Main Street

Owner

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

Physical Description

1 Screen, 3,024 seat theater

Current Condition

Height of office portion raised to 14 stories, exterior skin changed, interior likely gutted, theater portion demolished for parking.

History

  • May 30, 1927 - The Great Lakes Theatre was opened
  • 1949 - Name change to Paramount Theater
  • 1965 - Became Nemmer Furniture.
  • 1996 - City Centre condos were built by reinforcing the steel structure to support four more stories. The exterior was re-skinned.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

Other Pertinent Facts

  • Located in the Theater Historic Preservation District

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Added 2014-03-14 • Last changed 2014-03-17