324 North Oak Street


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July 2, 2021

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324 North Oak Street, Buffalo, NY 14203


Physical Description

  • Three story brick commercial building with cornice

Current Condition

  • Front facade collapsed July 2, 2021.


  • Built in 1881, an early mill building of George Urban.
  • From BuffaloAH: "George Urban, Jr.’s Urban Roller Mills business was established in 1881 located at the north-west corner at 324 Oak Street. The Urban Roller Mills was the first mill in Buffalo to introduce the use of metal rollers in grain milling, with previous milling being done with large mill stones, and the Urban Milling Company became one of Buffalo’s most prominent companies."

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • August 2014 - "Sienna Realty is receiving funding to help convert seven underutilized properties to residential space. (The project is) being assisted under the Buffalo Building Reuse Project (BBRP)." 'The funding involve a $600,000 loan and would create 21 residential units.' Buffalo Rising
  • May 2020 - purchased by Legacy Development, per Jessie Fisher at PBN.
  • July 2, 2021 - front facade suffered a major collapse.
  • July 2, 2021 - BUILDING DEMOLISHED. Not sure if the demolition is partial or total.

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Added 2014-07-02 • Last changed 2022-02-27