St. John the Baptist Church


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St. John the Baptist Church
St. John the Baptist Church
Photo credit: Chuck LaChiusa
St. John the Baptist Church
Photo credit: Tony James
St. John the Baptist Church
Photo credit: David Steele

62 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo NY 14207


  • Riverrock Church//Buffalo Myanmar IC Fellowship, per Erie County Property Database
  • Per Tim Tielman - owned by "the Mosaic Foundation LLC, located at 659 West Ferry Street in Buffalo. This is the same address as Mark and Joelle Herskind, whose 60 Hertel LLC owns the parish house next door, which was split from the main compound. "

Physical Description

  • Brick church/school/rectory complex.
  • Designed in the Spanish Baroque Revival and Italian Gothic Revival style (BuffaloAH).

Current Condition

  • Undergoing renovation.
  • Upper part of tower was demolished 10/6/2020.


Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • Unpermitted partial demolition was done 10/6/2020. This was stopped by the timely intervention of Tim Tielman of The Campaign for Greater Buffalo, by order of Buffalo's Commissioner of Permits and Inspections James Comerford.

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Added 2020-10-08 • Last changed 2020-10-09