1035 Jefferson Avenue


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1035 Jefferson Avenue
1035 Jefferson Avenue

Photo credit: Buffalo Rising, September 27, 2022

1035 Jefferson Avenue, Buffalo, N.Y., 14204

Lat, Long: 42.541061, -78.51285
SBL: 100.74-1-42
Ellicott Council District
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Physical Description

  • Two-story brick industrial building with hanging eaves and brackets. Part of Lion Brewery complex, later occupied by RND Machine Co.

Current Condition


  • Constructed in 1871 by Bavarian immigrant George Rochevot for his Lion Brewery. Buffalo News
  • By 1901, the plant was producing 60,000 barrels of beer annually.
  • Rochevot dies in 1897; plant is sold and becomes Consumer's Brewery.
  • Building occupied by sheet metal shop by 1920s.
  • Plant later occupied by RND Machine Co.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • September 2022: 1035 Jefferson announced as part of mixed-use project on block. "The renovated Lion Brewery Building will have commercial space on the first floor along Jefferson Avenue, which would contain a restaurant, a small museum gallery acknowledging the rich and diverse history of the building, as well as other commercial uses." T.O.P. Enterprises is leading the development. BuffaloRising

Other Pertinent Facts

  • Lion Brewery produced "Celebrated Private Stock," "Bohemian" and "Export" beers. Buffalo News


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Added 2022-09-27 • Last changed 2022-09-27