257 Lafayette


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257 Lafayette. Photo courtesy Preservation Studios


257 Lafayette Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14213
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Niagara Council District
SBL: 99.27-3-9.1
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257 LAFAYETTE LLC per propertyviewer
Karl Frizlen and Paul Johnson
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Physical Description

Three-story, 34,320-square-foot brick building

Current Condition

Renovated and converted into 20 Loft-style apartments and 11,000 sq.ft. of office space


  • Built in 1928 as a school
  • Its last school tenant was Catholic Academy School

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2005 - The school closed.
  • 2008 - The building was purchased by 257 Lafayette LLC, which is co-owned by Karl Frizlen, Architect and Paul Johnson, General Contractor, for $200,000.
  • 2009-2010 - $3 million renovation including brick re-pointing, a new roof and new windows

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Added 2013-07-02 • Last changed 2013-07-18