163 Broadway


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163 Broadway, Buffalo NY 14204
SBL: 111.55-4-1
Ellicott Council District
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Next to: 167 Broadway, 165 Broadway, and Michigan Avenue Baptist Church
Across from: 166-176 Broadway


SANKOFA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT per City of Buffalo Property Information
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Physical Description

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

Current Condition


  • Built 1884, likely designed by architects Swan & Falkner
  • 'The complex of buildings at 163-167 Broadway and 64 Nash Street were built over time between the 1820s and 1880s' Buffalo Rising

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2015 - Buildings sold to Development group led by investor Roger Trettel and Buffalo architect Steve Carmina for $410,000 in a foreclosure auction. Business First
  • September 29, 2016 - Preservation Board Agenda: "163 - 167 Broadway, Jonathan Morris on behalf of the owners of 163-167 Broadway, also known as the Dellenbaugh Block, seeks to undertake a comprehensive stabilization of the buildings in preparation for renovation."
  • November 2016 - 'BUDC (Buffalo Urban Development Corp.) approves $750,000 loan to Michigan-Broadway LLC (primarily Roger Trettel and Steve Carmina) to renovate a trio of buildings at the corner of Nash Street and Broadway into a mixed-use project anchored by 19 market-rate apartments, a possible bakery/restaurant and distillery. The local NAACP chapter will move its offices into the building with the space being donated on a rent-free basis by the developers. The investment group pegged the projectís cost at $6.75 million. Carmina Wood & Morris, will serve as the project architect while RP Oak Hill has been retained as the construction manager. ' Business First
  • May 2017 - Work will begin soon on the 3 building complex in a "$6 million redevelopment effort (that) will result in 18 new apartments and 9,052 sq.ft. of commercial space. A 3,600 sq.ft. restaurant is planned for the Broadway and Michigan corner." Buffalo Rising

Other Pertinent Facts

  • Part of the Dellenbaugh Block


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