115 Lafayette Avenue


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March 2017

March 2017

March 2018
Photo credit: PRS, Chuck Alaimo - The Buffalo News, Bernice Radle, Jeffery Marshall

115 Lafayette Avenue, Buffalo NY 14213


Lafayette Barton Apartments

Physical Description

36-unit apartment building.

Current Condition

Vacant after fire, undergoing renovation


Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • March 11, 2017 - Arson fire caused an estimated $1.5 million in damage to the building, $450,000 in lost possessions, and displaced 90 residents. No residents were harmed, but three firefighters were treated for injuries. Buffalo News
  • March 13, 2017 - Jonathan Jimenez was 'arrested on charges of arson in the second degree, burglary, reckless endangerment, criminal mischief and criminal contempt for violating an order of protection. A City Court judge had issued an order of protection in April 2016 saying Jimenez could not be on the property.' Buffalo News
  • March 2018 - Work can be seen to shore up the roof and parapet

Other Pertinent Facts


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Added 2017-03-11 • Last changed 2018-03-30