2020 Elmwood Avenue


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2020 Elmwood Avenue
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2020 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo NY 14207


  • SRK 2020 Elmwood Associates

Physical Description

  • 800,000 square foot (original size) warehouse/factory building, partially demolished.
  • Each bay is 200 feet square, 40 feet tall.

Current Condition

  • Leaky roof, but generally good condition.
  • Almost entirely vacant.


  • Was Glenn Curtiss's airplane factory during both World War I and World War II.
  • Was the largest airplane factory in the world in 1916.
  • Tens of thousands of fighter planes, such as the JN-4 "Jenny" and the P40 Warhawk, were made here during both world wars.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 12/27/2018: Demolition begins.

Other Pertinent Facts


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Added 2018-07-10 • Last changed 2020-10-12