Fornes Block / YWCA Hotel


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17 Court Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
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Ellicott Council District
SBL: 111.13-5-8
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Next to: 255 Pearl Street, 11 Court Street, and Western Savings Bank
Across from: Liberty Building, Denton, Cottier, & Daniels, and the Andrews Building


17 COURT STREET ASSOC. LLC C/O ATTN: R CASTLE per City of Buffalo Property Information
Search NYS Corporation Database for 17 COURT STREET ASSOC

Physical Description

Seven story steel framed art deco building on a corner parcel

Current Condition

Original building demolished. Art deco replacement building is intact and in use.


  • Original building once served as a Y.W.C.A. hotel
  • Art deco replacement building built 1929

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Added 2013-09-05 • Last changed 2014-07-23