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Polish Co-Op Savings & Loan

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June 2017, mural complete
Photo credit: 1990 Mark Kohan, 2012 Mike Puma, ViewsOfBuffalo, Tony James

Location

617 Fillmore Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14212

Owner

  • Robert Sienkiewicz.

Physical Description

  • Two story Neo-Classical, brick and stone building

Current Condition

  • Occupied and being preserved and restored by owner Bob Sienkiewicz. Facade and windows have had various changes made from original.

History

  • 1925 - Built for the offices of the Polish Co-Operative Savings and Loan.
  • Designed by Wladyslaw H. Zawadzki.
  • Served as a branch of the Buffalo Public Library.
  • Served as the Polish Army Veterans Association of America Post #1.
  • First floor still functions as the Polish Veterans' meeting room and museum.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • May 2018 - 'Work begins on a mural designed by Polish born artist Otecki' and is a 'part of the latest public art installation effort by the Albright-Knox.' Buffalo Rising
  • June 2018 - mural complete, see photos at right.

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Added 2013-07-19 • Last changed 2018-06-09