Washington Block


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177 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
SBL: 111.70-3-1.2
Fillmore Council District
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Incorporates: Benedict Hotel, 187 Washington Street, and roughly 8 other buildings
Next to: Sweet, Cook, & Co.
Across from: 10 Exchange Street and NY Central Exchange Street Terminal


JEMAL'S SENECA PARKING LLC per City of Buffalo Property Information
NYS Corporation and Business Entity Database

Physical Description

A cluster of roughly 10 multi-story brick commercial and industrial buildings

Current Condition

All demolished. Now just a parking garage.


  • Pre-1935 - A hub of commercial activity surrounding the bustling rail lines across the street and industrial buildings near by
  • Late 1950s-1960s - Entire block demolished, along with hundreds of other nearby brick buildings, as part of a failed urban renewal scheme that left the area decimated and mostly unused to this day.

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Added 2017-07-14 • Last changed 2017-07-14