Hosmer Building


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Photo credit: David Torke fixBuffalo, Buffalo Rising


232 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14201
Also known as 234 Allen Street
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Fillmore Council District
SBL: 100.77-9-16.1
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Next to: Puritan Building
Across from: 244 Allen Street, 237 Allen Street, 235 Allen Street


SHEPHARD JOHN per propertyviewer

Physical Description

Three story brick commercial building on a corner parcel

Current Condition

In use and undergoing renovations


Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 1999 - Fire damages the building
  • 2002 - Purchased by John Shepherd, owner of Antique Man
  • 2013 - Front windows repaired
  • 2014 - Renovations to side windows and upstairs apartments

Other Pertinent Facts

  • Part of the Allentown Historic Preservation District
  • "It is said that the antique lanterns that hang on the front of the building were some of the first to ever be lit with electricity (they were originally located in Niagara Falls)." Buffalo Rising


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Added 2013-07-05 • Last changed 2016-01-15