Orin Foster Mansion

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Orin Foster Mansion LaChiusa

891 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo NY 14209

Owner

  • Schreiber Properties LLC (Ron Schreiber)

Physical Description

  • 8,200 square foot stone mansion, clad in gray/white marble.
  • Mediterranean Revival style.

Current Condition

  • May 2019: There are reports of internal damage due to broken pipes and other signs of neglect.

History

  • The Orin Forster Mansion was built from 1903 to 1905 and designed in the Mediterranean Revival style by Frank M. Chappelle. It is associated with patent medicine manufacturer Orin Foster.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • Designated a local historic landmark on 1978-10-12.
  • Located in the Linwood Local Historic District.
  • Eligible to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Current owner is reported to be unresponsive to sale offers and opportunities.

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Added 2018-12-29 • Last changed 2019-05-21