M. Wile and Company Building


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M. Wile and Company Building. Photo by Buffalo History Gazette, John Lachina, Wikipedia.


77 Goodell Street, Buffalo, New York 14203
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Ellicott Council District
SBL: 111.31-11-2.1
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Across from: Eastman Machine Co. and Trico Plant #1


Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC)
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Physical Description

Four story reinforced concrete factory building with curtain walls of metal sash windows built in the Daylight Factory style.

Current Condition

Restored. Occupied by the Buffalo Employment and Training Center, and the UB Regional Institute


The building is a historic garment factory designed by Esenwein and Johnson and constructed in 1924. It is an early and significant example of the "Daylight Factory."

It was home to M. Wile & Company until 1999; a major manufacturer of men's suits founded by Mayer Wile in Buffalo in 1877.

In 1969, the company became a subsidiary of Hartmarx.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2007 - Plans for redevelopment announced as part of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
  • 2009 - UB Regional Institute Moves Into the M. Wile Building

Other Pertinent Facts

  • It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000


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Added 2013-01-23 • Last changed 2018-12-19