1526 Main Street


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Building on right. Photo credit: Buffalo Rising, Scantron(SkyscraperCity.com)


1526 Main Street, Buffalo NY 14209
Southwest corner of Main and Ferry
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Next to: 1524 Main Street and Fenton Hotel
Across from: Brinkman Building, Maxl's, H.O.M.E. @ 1542 Main


945 WEST FERRY, LLC per propertyviewer
Nick Sinatra, Sinatra & Company
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Physical Description

Three story brick commercial building with first floor retail, on a corner parcel

Current Condition

Renovated into commercial and residential space


Built in 1884; architect George J. Metzger.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • March 2012 - Purchased along with a parking lot at 1516 Main by Nick Sinatra for $380,000
  • August 2012 - Work began on architect Tommaso Briatico's $2.3 million design for a renovation mix of commercial and upscale residential at the Fenton Hotel and 1526 Main. Plan calls for 1526 to be a mix of retail space on the ground floor and eight loft apartments upstairs. 1524 Main Street had been targeted for demolition as part of this original project.
  • January 2014- Per the Buffalo news:
    • "Ashker’s Juice Bar will be coming to Main and West Ferry streets. The restaurant will go into the ground floor of a commercial building that is being renovated, and will sit next to Fenton Village, market-rate housing that Sinatra has developed on West Ferry."
  • April 2014 - Per Buffalo Rising:
    • "On the exterior, Sinatra will be repointing some brick, repairing/replacing windows, painting the cornices, and adding new glass/glazing along with an awning to advertise Ashker’s."
  • May 2014 - Co-owners Rachael Hughes and Giavana de Zitter have signed a lease for a 1,500 sq.ft. Barre Centric fitness studio, next to the planned Ashkar’s juice bar.
    • As part of renovations, ghost signs for E.A. Kingston Drug Store and Coca-Cola have recently been uncovered on the corner of the building.
  • October 2014 - Barre Centric fitness studio opens
  • November 2014 - Tenants started moving into the eight loft apartments
  • January 2015 - Expected opening of Ashkers restaurant

Other Pertinent Facts

  • Part of the recently (April 2015) expanded Linwood Historic Preservation District


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Added 2013-01-22 • Last changed 2016-04-25