Lucy Curley Building


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October 2018
Photo credit: Buffalo Rising


370 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
SBL: 111.30-1-6.1
Fillmore Council District
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Next to: Hotel Raleigh / Tudor Arms Hotel
Across from: Grosvenor Library, Cyclorama Building


TRINITY RISING LLC per City of Buffalo Property Information
370 Franklin LLC (October 2018) per Buffalo Rising
NYS Corporation and Business Entity Database

Physical Description

Ttwo-story 4,667 sq.ft. brick mansion turned office building on a half-acre parcel.

Current Condition

In good condition and in use. Appears to have a combination of original details (fireplaces, wood trim) and tacky renovations (vinyl windows, can lights, linoleum flooring) inside per the 2018 real estate listing.


  • 1900 - Build date as specified on 2018 realty listing
  • 1977-2012 - Former home of 'Lucy Curley & Co., a woman-owned sole-proprietor grant and loan consulting business that writes grants and loan requests for municipalities, businesses and nonprofits.' Buffalo News

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • December 2012 - Lucy Curley Teresi sells building to Trinity Episcopal Church of Buffalo through Trinity Rising LLC for $800,000 Buffalo News
  • October 2018 - Trinity Rising LLC sells building to 370 Franklin LLC (registered with an address of Serotte Law Firm 285 Delaware Suite 112) for $1.2 million. Buffalo Rising
    • Serotte Law Firm will relocate from Delaware Avenue into the building to serve as its anchor tenant Buffalo Business First

Other Pertinent Facts

  • Lucy Curley served as commissioner of New York state parks system from 1977 to 1994 and was a former director of Artpark & Co.
    • Her mother Lucy Alford Curley was the first female treasurer in the history of the city of Buffalo. Niagara Gazette


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