St. Mary's Convent / Buffalo Police Headquarters [second location]

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Looking NW past St. Joseph's

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Current photo credit: Jay Smith


74 Franklin Street, Buffalo NY 14202
SBL: 111.61-2-3
Fillmore Council District
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Next to: St. Joseph's Cathedral [original]
Across from: Old County Hall , the Iroquois Gas Building, and the Telephone Building


City of Buffalo per City of Buffalo Property Information

Physical Description

Four story art deco building that replaced three story brick convent.

Current Condition

In use as Buffalo Police Headquarters.


  • 1935 - St. Mary's Convent demolished for police headquarters building.
  • Jan. 31, 1937 - Buffalo Police moved into the new $800,000 headquarters. Buffalo News

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • November 2016 - It was announced that Buffalo Police Headquarters will move to the Dillon Court House
  • May 2018 - 'The city's Division of Development and Division of Real Estate are planning to seek proposals from buyers and developers nationwide' in July. It was appraised last month at $3 million. Buffalo News

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Added 2013-10-28 • Last changed 2018-05-07