Buehl Building


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. . Buehl Building. Photos by Buffalo Rising


36 Broadway Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
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Ellicott Council District
SBL: 111.54-1-6.11
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Next to: Stanford Building of Buehl Block
Near: 50 Broadway
Across from: Buffalo Public Library, Library Garage, 26 Broadway


1876 BUEHL BLOCK,LLC per propertyviewer
Roger Trettel
NYS Corporation and Business Entity Database

also owns: 49 Illinois Street and Stanford Building

Physical Description

Four-story Second Empire style brick building with mansard roof

Current Condition

Renovated with apartments and ground-floor retail space.


Built in 1875

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • Through the 1990s and 2000s, Buehl's Block narrowly escaped demolition WNY Heritage Press
  • 2004 - Roger Trettel purchased the building for $75,000.
  • 2005 - $500,000 in renovations performed
  • 2006 - Rehab project expanded to include the adjacent two-story Stanford Building at 285 Ellicott Street
  • 2009 - Awnings added on first floor

Other Pertinent Facts

  • Buffalo artist Charles Burchfield painted "Rainy Night" in 1929, establishing the Buehl Block and its mansard roof as architectural landmarks in Buffalo WNY Heritage Press


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Added 2013-05-16 • Last changed 2014-12-03