Ray's Cafe / Maxwell's


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874 Walden Avenue, Buffalo NY 14211
Northeast corner of Walden and Poplar
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Lovejoy Council District
SBL: 101.58-4-48
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PRINGLE TIMOTHY L per City of Buffalo propertyviewer
Owner for demolition: Timothy L. Pringle

Physical Description

2 story brick building on a corner parcel. Two storefronts, apartments upstairs. Bar area had thousands of dollars of oak added during an '80s/'90s renovation.

Current Condition

Demolished, vacant lot. At the time of demolition, the building was secure and had not been listed for sale.


Has been a popular bar/restaurant under a few names:

  • Ray's Cafe
  • Maxwell's
  • Classic Corner Lounge

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • Monday May 2, 2016 - Red/Yellow spray-painted boxes noticed, along with possible utility shut-off work being done outside
  • Friday May 6, 2016 - Building demolished.

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Added 2013-01-07 • Last changed 2016-05-09