Jackson Building


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Photo credit: D. Raphael Failla, Buffalore


220 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202
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SBL: 111.37-5-1.11
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Now part of a combined parcel with the Ford Hotel
Across from: Delaware Court Building, and Global Telcom Building
Catercorner to: the 235 Delaware Avenue


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Physical Description

6-story brick building with 14,000 sq.ft. of first floor commercial space.

Current Condition

In use as a hotel and retail location. The exterior retains most of its original layout, except for an unusual rooftop addition advertising the Hampton Inn.


  • 1922 - The Ford/Meadows House was torn down for the Jackson Building
  • 1926 - Opened as a mixed used building. Designed by the Buffalo firm of Bley & Lyman.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 1997 - Benderson Development purchased both the Ford Hotel and the Jackson Building.
    • The Ford Hotel was demolished in 1999 for a parking lot.
  • 2001 - A 137-room Hampton Inn was built in the Jackson Building, retaining the exterior and large windows, wide hallways and wrought-iron bannisters.

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Added 2013-07-11 • Last changed 2016-09-07