Fargo Electric Co.


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Likely 1940s

Photo credit: Fargo Electric, Buffalo Rising


257 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14201
SBL: 110.44-1-10
Fillmore Council District
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Physical Description

Three story brickbuilding with 2 storefronts and 4 apartments

Current Condition

In use and appears to be in good shape. However, storefront has been modified, brick has been painted, replacement windows don't fit to original openings, and cornice is missing.


  • 1942 - Joe Arno opens Fargo Electric Co. on Fargo Avenue before moving to a storefront on Niagara Street

Recent Events and Actions Taken

Other Pertinent Facts

  • Located in the West Village Historic Preservation District


  • December 2014 - "Four properties at the corner of Niagara and Carolina streets are on the market. 247, 257-59, and 273 Niagara Street along with 179 Carolina Street are being sold with a $1.159 million asking price... Get Connected: Carmelo Parlato, LoVallo Real Estate 716.335.2227" Buffalo Rising


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Added 2015-01-07 • Last changed 2018-04-30