Fifth Avenue Linens / Martin Group


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Fifth Avenue Linens / Martin Group. Photos by Buffalo Rising and Mark Paradowski


477 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
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Ellicott Council District
SBL: 111.13-6-8
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Next to: Hudson Building and Claremont Shops / Siegel's
Across from: Hens & Kelly Department Store


477 MAIN STREET LLC C/O MATTHEW MALBURG per propertyviewer
The Martin Group
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Physical Description

Two story commercial building, formerly 5,070 sq.ft. before 1,500 sq.ft addition

Current Condition

Renovated and in use as office space. The facade had been significantly altered, with part of the second floor removed entirely, before being remodeled again with a completely different appearance.


  • 1929 - Built by Hengererís Department Store
  • Former Fifth Avenue Linens location
  • Former Wendy's location

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • Jan 2008 - Purchased for $105,000 per propertyviewer
  • Feb 2008 - $500,000 renovation announced
  • Aug 2011 - Stalled renovation re-starts
  • July 2013 - The Martin Group moves in

Other Pertinent Facts

  • Sign on building during construction: "Demolition? No. Re-ignition."


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Added 2013-06-03 • Last changed 2014-04-09