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Old Post Office - ECC City Campus

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Photo by D. Raphael Failla, Wikipedia, Robert Thuerck

Location

70 Swan Street Buffalo, NY 14203
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Fillmore Council District
SBL: 111.13-22-1
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Also may be known as 121 Ellicott

Across from: 50 Swan Street, Jewitt Block, Fire House Engine No. 1, Weed Co. Wholesale Building

Owner

Erie Community College

Physical Description

Four-story Gothic Revival building with 244-foot tower, pink granite construction,

Current Condition

Restored and in use as an ECC campus

History

  • Opened in 1901. Converted into the downtown campus of Erie Community College in 1981.
  • In 1963 the post office moved to Williams Street. However, the building served as a branch post office
  • In 1981 it was adapted for use as Erie Community College.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

Other Pertinent Facts

  • It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
  • Joseph Ellicott Historic Preservation District

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Added 2013-01-09 • Last changed 2016-11-29