Stewart & Benson Building


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501 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14203
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Ellicott Council District
SBL: 111.46-9-9
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Next to: Mayer & Weill Building
Across from: L.L. Berger


FZO MAIN LLC per City of Buffalo Property Information
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Physical Description

Three story 6,000 sq.ft. commercial building

Current Condition

Renovated and in use as office and apartment space


Built 1880

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 1998 - Purchased by Naseem M. Malik for $150,679
    • One of several properties that would have been renovated under Signature Development’s Century City Lofts project until the project unraveled
  • 2008 - Purchased by Don Warfe for $185,000
  • 2008-2010 - Renovated by Warfe into apartments on the upper floors with plans for a Brodo restuarant on the first floor
    • Brodo location never materialized
  • 2012 - Purchased by Jason Winiarski’s FZO Main LLC for $265,970.
    • Upper floors recessed windows replaced with more appropriate windows.
    • Interior design firm Z Designs Inc. relocates from Hamburg into the building’s first floor.

Other Pertinent Facts

  • Located in the 500 Block local historic preservation district


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Added 2013-10-22 • Last changed 2014-06-10