R. Oven's Bakery


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2016 proposal
Photo credit: Mike Puma ViewsOfBuffalo, Mark Paradowski, Buffalo Rising


159 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
Now part of the 201 Ellicott Street parcel
SBL: 111.13-13-1
Ellicott Council District
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Across from: Warehouse Lofts / Seneca Paper Company, Hotel Lafayette


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Physical Description

Four story bakery complex

Current Condition

Demolished. Part of a city owned surface parking lot that takes up an entire city block downtown. A parking ramp, suburban lawn, and commercial building have been proposed for the lot at the request of the City.


R. Oven & Sons Buffalo Biscuit and Cracker Bakery

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • February 2015 - "During Friday's State of the City address, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown announced that he wants a major grocery chain to set up shop downtown. The idea is to transform a city owned parking lot at 201 Ellicott Street into a mixed-use development that would include a supermarket. Mayor Brown wants to issue a Request for Proposals for developers later this month." WGRZ
    • "Brown said the RFP will call for a mixed-use development, anchored by an urban-orientated grocery store or supermarket, some additional retail and upper level condominiums. A parking garage or underground parking must be included to make up for the spaces that will be lost" Business First

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