Deck Bros. Building


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Photo: PRS, Buffalo News


222 Chicago Street, Buffalo, NY 14204
SBL: 122.23-4-1.1
Fillmore Council District
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Across from: H-O Oats Grain Elevator, Lofts @ Elk Terminal


Ellicott Development as of the fall of 2016
Formerly 222 CHICAGO STREET INC per City of Buffalo Property Information
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Carl and William Paladino's company, Ellicott Development, or corporations it controls: (Ellicott Group LLC, Pearl Group LLC, Huron Group Inc, Tupper Group Inc, Deltup LLC, Del-Al LLC, 84 Group, 1238 Group, 1239 Group, 4858 Group, 5277 Group, 9274 Group, etc.), owns these buildings or parcels of preservation concern (not a complete list):

You can also view this list at Ellicott's category page.

Physical Description

1 to 3 story, 43,000sq.ft. brick industrial building on a corner parcel

Current Condition

Most of the building has boarded up windows, or incorrectly sized replacements. The building is in use but is expected to lose its current tenants.


  • 1924 - Purchased by or built for Deck Bros. Inc.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2000 - Purchased by Kellner Bros. Inc.
    • Location of the 130-year-old precision manufacturer Kellner Bros. Inc., and machine shop Quality Grinding Inc.
  • Fall 2016 - Ellicott Development purchases the building from the Kellner family for $1.325 million
    • Ominous sign for the buildings future use: "We’ve been looking for a warehouse space, and this fills a few short-term needs that we have,” William Paladino said. Also, “it’s a big piece of property that could help us with parking for the Fairmont.”" Buffalo News

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