Broadway Bakery


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March 2019

March 2019

March 2019
Photo credit: David Torke, fixBuffalo, C. Lincoln


889 Broadway Street, Buffalo, NY 14212
Also known as 897 Broadway
SBL: 111.44-1-1.12
Fillmore Council District
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RD INTERNATIONAL INC per City of Buffalo Property Information
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Physical Description

Two story commercial building, with brick and white terra-cotta facade and copper bays.

Current Condition

Facade has been heavily modified/covered, and the building appears unused and abandoned. Per a Historic Resources Survey, the facade "was largely effaced when the former bakery was joined to a nondescript, late twentieth century building to the west."


  • Built 1914. Architect Wladyslaw H. Zawadzki
  • Built as a bakery, store, and dwelling for Wladyslaw Niebieszczanski.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • Housing Court hearing to determine whether to demolish the building, December 14th, morning session (9:30am), Judge Carney's courtroom, #14, 6th floor of the City Court Building, 50 Delaware Avenue.
  • March 14, 2019: Being DEMOLISHED.

Other Pertinent Facts

Prolific Polish-American architect Władysław H. Zawadzki contributed the following buildings to the East Side's Polonia neighborhood, centered around Broadway and Fillmore: Broadway Bakery, Polonia Hotel, Dom Polski Building, Al Cohens Bakery, Polish Singing Circle, Lipowicz Grocery, Polish Co-Op Savings & Loan, Club Romway, Schreiber Brewing Company, Unia Polska, Transfiguration School, Transfiguration Rectory, Burczynski Bakery. More information here.


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