Corn Exchange / Robertson-Cataract Electric

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Photo credit: Robert Lackemeyer via Vintage Buffalo NY, Wikipedia, and Mike Puma, ViewsOfBuffalo


157 West Mohawk Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
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Fillmore Council District
SBL: 111.45-1-16
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Known as 100 South Elmwood

Across from: Moffat / Fox&Williams Brewery, 75 South Elmwood Avenue, City Hall


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Physical Description

Four-story, 32,000 sq.ft. brick building.

Current Condition

Restored as a mix of residential and commercial space.


  • Built in 1910 as home of Robertson-Cataract Electric
  • The Corn Exchange moved here in 1955.
  • In 1965, the Catholic Diocese purchased the building for offices.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2010 - Purchased by 100 South Elmwood LLC for $500,000
  • 2011 - $6.5 million restoration. Carmina Wood Morris, project architect. 1970s windows being removed, 6k retail space on first floor, parking in basement, 26 lofts.

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Added 2013-04-30 • Last changed 2018-12-30