165 Broadway


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165 Broadway, Buffalo NY 14204
Now part of a larger 167 Broadway parcel
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Next to: Deco @ Broadway/Nash, 163 Broadway
Across from: 166-176 Broadway and the Broadway Auditorium


SANKOFA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT per City of Buffalo Property Information

Physical Description

2 story brick commercial building in the middle of an intact block. First floor facade modified to increase number of garage doors.

Current Condition

Appears to be in good shape, but in need of renovation.


  • '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 project’s 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." Buffalo Rising

Other Pertinent Facts

  • Mentioned in Mike Rizzo's book "Buffalo’s Legacy of Power and Might"
  • Part of the Dellenbaugh Block


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Added 2016-11-15 • Last changed 2017-06-26