Broadway Knitting


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Possibly 1930s or 1940s

Possibly 1980s or 1990s


1980s Photo credit - Ron Reinhardt


1176 Broadway Street, Buffalo, NY 14212
Also includes 1178 Broadway
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Fillmore Council District
SBL: 112.29-3-18.1
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Next to: 1172 Broadway
Polish Singing Circle
Across from: 1175 Broadway, 1179 Broadway, 1185 Broadway, Bright-Way Lounge, Broadway Grill


KHOKHAR CONTRACTING INC per propertyviewer (2020)
NYS Corporation and Business Entity Database.

Physical Description

2.5 story wood framed house turned commercial property. Later joined with the adjacent 1178 Broadway into one larger parcel.

Current Condition

Demolished. Vacant lot.


1940s - Business started by Albert Marquart and Tante Melvina per Ron Reinhardt

  • February 1963 - Building purchased by Albert Marquart
  • 1984 - Per Broadway Fillmore Alive via Bill Blake, Roy Hobbs jacket in "The Natural" was made here at Broadway Knitting
  • February 1988 - Transferred to Walter Marquart
  • January 1993 - Owner listed as NEW BROADWAY KNITTING MIL

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • February 2000 - Owner listed as GEO PROPERTIES INC
  • January 2005 - Building purchased by DWD REALTY for $1,000
  • November 2010 - Demolished by NIAGARA ENVIRONMENTAL & WRECK for the City of Buffalo for $42,000
    • Demo permit #138182
  • September 2018 - Lot purchased by KHOKHAR CONTRACTING INC

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