F. X. Winkler & Sons Building


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May 2014

October 2016

February 2017

March 2017
Photo credit: Hydraulic Press, Clint Brown, Buffalo Rising, John Straubinger


760 Seneca Street, Buffalo NY 14210


  • April 2011 - 760 Seneca Street Incorporated
  • October 2015 - SelectOne Real Estate

Physical Description

  • Three story, 11,925 sq.ft. brick Romanesque Revival styled commercial building

Current Condition

Renovated and in use


  • 1857 - The Winkler business was founded on Seneca Street near Emslie St.
  • 1865 - The business moved to its present address
  • 1892 - The current building was built around 1892 or 1893
  • 1959 - The opening of the Niagara Thruway resulted in an overnight free-fall in the amount of traffic sustaining the struggling Seneca commercial strip
  • 1968 - The Winkler family grocery business closes after 111 years of continued operation
History via BuffaloAH.com and Hydraulic Press.org

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • April 2011 - Purchased by 760 SENECA ST INCORPORATED for $280,000
  • 2014 - Listed for sale through Recckio Real Estate for $550,000
  • September 2014 - via Chris Schmidt at Buffalo Rising: "An historic building on Seneca Street is getting a new owner and a makeover. SelectOne Search LLC appears to have 760 Seneca Street under contract and is proceeding with plans to renovate the Larkin District property. The job search and placement firm is going to the Buffalo Planning Board for project approvals on Tuesday. It would relocate its corporate offices to the building from Wehrle Drive in Williamsville if everything falls into place." Buffalo Rising
  • October 2014 - The Erie County Industrial Development Agency approved $141,000 in tax breaks to regional staffing agency SelectOne Search on a $1.7 million project to renovate the building. The relocation also includes plans for 16 more jobs created at the company of 22 employees. Buffalo News
  • October 2016 - Restoration has begun, see photos.
  • March 2017 - Restoration appears complete

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Added 2014-04-10 • Last changed 2017-03-28