Jacob Smith House and Tavern


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Jacob Smith House and Tavern
Jacob Smith House and Tavern
Jacob Smith House and Tavern
Jacob Smith House and Tavern
Photo credit: Scott Glasgow


71 Amherst Street, Buffalo NY 14207
North Council District
SBL Number: 88.41-5-1
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Physical Description

  • Two story, five bays wide.
  • Frame-Federal style home is one of the oldest remaining intact examples in the Buffalo region. Side gabled roof with returns. Greek Revival entry with simple entablature and side lights. Rear entrance in 1st floor segment of house located to the back of the property. All windows have been replaced with wood six over six windows based on original sash. This home has been rehabilitated with materials in kind and detailed attention to the original design qualities of the residence, with integrity intact. (via Chuck LaChiusa at BuffaloAH)

Current Condition

  • Restored and in use as a dwelling.


  • Built ca. 1830-1835.

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Added 2015-09-24 • Last changed 2018-10-04