BUFFALO, N.Y. — Developer Douglas Jemal is moving forward with his vision is to create the Electric District, mostly on Ellicott Street, from Genesee Street south to Broadway to include 600 apartments, offices, restaurants, entertainment venues and retail.
Jemal wants to demolish a vacant, three-story building at 348 Ellicott St. and replace it with a six-story building that will connect with the neighboring Burns Building at 23 E. Huron St. The $20 million project will become a 115 market-rate apartment complex.
Jemal filed an application with the Buffalo Preservation Board, to be reviewed Sept. 22, to demolish the circa-1910, 5,670-square-foot building.
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