The Bellesara / Allentown Athletic


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540 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202 ‎
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Fillmore Council District
SBL: 100.78-1-7.2
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DEL-AL LLC per propertyviewer
Carl Paladino, Ellicott Development
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Carl and William Paladino's company, Ellicott Development, or corporations it controls: (Ellicott Group LLC, Pearl Group LLC, Huron Group Inc, Tupper Group Inc, Deltup LLC, Del-Al LLC, 84 Group, 1238 Group, 1239 Group, 4858 Group, 5277 Group, 9274 Group, etc.), owns these buildings or parcels of preservation concern (not a complete list):

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Physical Description

4-story Renaissance Revival style building

Current Condition

Renovated into apartments. An adjacent structure, formerly the Allentown Athletix facility, was partially renovated and partially demolished.


  • Former University Club

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 1999 - Ellicott Development purchases and rehabs the corner building into 14 apartments.
  • December 2010 - Ellicott Development purchases the adjacent Allentown Athletics complex for $215,000
  • 2011 - Two buildings of the former Allentown Athletics complex were renovated into additional apartments, while the former bowling alley and racquetball court section along Allen was demolished for surface parking.

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Added 2013-07-05 • Last changed 2016-10-26