520 Ellicott Street


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2014 vs 2015 photo credit: Mark Paradowski


520 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
SBL: 111.31-13-7
Ellicott Council District
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Buffalo High Technology Centre Inc.
Uniland Development Co.
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Physical Description

Two story brick commercial building

Current Condition

In use but in need of restoration. Storefront has been bricked up, upper windows have been filled in, and the brick has been painted.


Part of a complex of buildings that had been used recently by Frey the Wheelman

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • July 2014 - Buffalo High Technology Centre Inc. spent $300,000 to purchase and "hold for future development":
    • 520 Ellicott Street - Two story brick building
    • 522 Ellicott Street - One story brick building
    • 525 Ellicott Street - Surface parking lot on a corner parcel
    • 41-53 East Tupper Street - Recessed one story cinderblock building with parking frontage on a corner parcel
    • 693 Washington Street - Recessed one story garage with parking, that is behind 520/522 Ellicott
  • 505 Ellicott Street was purchased by Uniland President Carl Montante for $1 million. The concrete block warehouse facility at 505 Ellicott Street would be remodeled and expanded to create office space attractive to firms in the tech, creative, or medical industries.
  • December 2014 - "Tentative concepts now call for the one-story warehouse at 509 Ellicott to be revamped into a two-story mixed-use building of up to 36,000 square feet, with some blend of office, retail or residential space. Meanwhile, the remaining four existing buildings, which housed Frey the Wheelman’s retail business, would be demolished, with the site redeveloped into a three-story, 21,000-square-foot office building." Buffalo News
  • January 2015 - Uniland proposes demolishing 520 Ellicott Street for surface parking as part of a three story development on the parcel next door.
  • June 2015 - Demolished for a surface parking lot

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Added 2014-07-15 • Last changed 2015-10-02