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622 Ridge Road (Lackawanna)

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622 Ridge Road (Lackawanna). Photo by The Buffalo News

Location

622 Ridge Road, Lackawanna, NY 14218
Google Bird's Eye View
SBL: 142.38-1-19
Erie County Property Info
County Tax Map (loads GIS page)

Owner

Rosemary Scahill

Physical Description

2 story apartment building

Current Condition

Empty for a decade

History

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2005 - A local investor purchased the building for $85,000
  • 2007 - A New York City property company bought it at auction for $25,000
  • 2011 - The city foreclosed on it due to code violations.
  • 2013 - The city chose a $6,000 bid from an owner wanting to demo vs a $1,000 bid from an owner looking to do a $100,000 restoration

Other Pertinent Facts

  • Located a quarter mile from Botanical Gardens and South Park
  • Owner and mayor both prefer demolition instead of a restoration attempt to get it back on the tax roll
  • "City officials chose Scahillís bid over an offer of $1,000 from another resident, Justin M. Zybert. Zybert proposed spending more than $100,000 to fix up and reconfigure the building for six apartments." The Buffalo News

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Added 2013-04-22 • Last changed 2013-12-20