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1225 Niagara Street

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June 2017
Photo credit: John Straubinger

1225 Niagara Street, Buffalo NY 14213


  • BB Properties of WNY LLC, Bill Breeser

Physical Description

  • Three story Italianate brick commercial building.

Current Condition

  • Undergoing meticulous restoration.


  • Built in 1877.
  • Functioned as a grocery and meat market with boarding rooms above.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • April 2015 - The project was awarded a $282,500 Buffalo Main Street Initiative grant from New York State.
  • October 12, 2016 - Owner Bill Breeser has submitted plans for restoration, which were approved by the Planning Board.
    • Project involves the complete interior and exterior renovation of the property consistent with historic standards, local development plans and neighborhood initiatives. Plans include one first floor commercial unit (2,000 square feet) and three upper story residential units totaling 3,400 square feet.

Other Pertinent Facts

  • Breeser and his architects are seeking designation of a historic district between Niagara Street and the Belt Line Railroad, and are working with the State Historic Preservation Office to advance this objective.


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