J.F. Haven Building / Marine Bank


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Photo credit: Buffalo Evening News and Mark Paradowski


220 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
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SBL: 111.17-6-1.111
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220-224 Main Street

Next to: The Buffalo Evening News and the The Bell Telephone Company
Across from: The Bank of Buffalo, Chamber of Commerce Building, The Peoples Bank Building, and the Marine National Bank


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Physical Description

A six story cast iron Second Empire building

Current Condition

Demolished. Has been an empty plaza since 1967.


  • pre-1875 - The J.F. Haven building, designed by M.E. Beebe & Son, is constructed in the SW corner of Main and Seneca
  • 1880 - Marine Bank moves into a narrow pre-existing building at 220 Main
  • 1896 - Marine Bank acquired the J.F. Haven building next door to 220 Main
  • 1901 - Both 220 Main and the J.F. Haven Building were re-styled to form one larger building
  • 1967 - Building demolished for an empty concrete plaza
History courtesy Buffalo Evening News and WNY Heritage Press

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Added 2013-08-14 • Last changed 2017-09-20