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Jubilee Library Mike Pesarchick

Jubilee Library circa 1915 Buffalo Courier, June 27, 1915, p. 75
1932 Niagara Street

1932 Niagara Street, Buffalo, N.Y., 14207

Next to: 1940 Niagara Street

Owner

Niagara Street, LLC

Physical Description

One-story red brick building with concrete cornice

Current Condition

In use as space for Gothic City Architectural Antiques, which also occupies 1940 Niagara.

History

  • 1915 - Constructed as Jubilee Library, with library space in front and a 60'x60' gymnasium in rear. Buffalo Courier, June 27, 1915, p. 75
  • Later used as Jubilee Community Center.
  • 2005 - City of Buffalo sells building to Charlie Leone's Endless Enterprises, LLC.
  • Occupied by Gothic City Architectural Antiques.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • September 2022 - Endless Enterprises sells 1932 Niagara and 1940 Niagara to Niagara Street, LLC.
  • Investment team led by Amherst Supervisor Brian Kulpa and attorney Corey Hogan proposes $10 million commercial project at 1932, 1940 and 1962 Niagara. 1932 Niagara would be renovated into an athletic center. Buffalo Business First

Other Pertinent Facts

  • The City of Buffalo sold the old Jubilee Waterworks land on Delaware Avenue for $45,000 to pay for the library's construction. Buffalo Courier
  • The Jubilee Branch was the first branch library in the BPL system housed in "permanent quarters." 1915 Buffalo Public Library report
  • Original address was 1936 Niagara Street.

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