82 Pearl Street / Piano Factory Lofts
Buffalo, NY

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Original owner:





C. 1870


Commercial Romanesque
The oldest known use of the building was as a variety of commercial manufacturing including a piano workroom, cabinet makers and upholstering

Ryan & Williams Stationer Office Equipment occupied the building c. 1925 through the 1970’s

BRD Inc. purchased the building and made it the home of its construction company as well as Elizabeth Buscaglia architectural design studio

In 2017 BRD Inc embarked on the Historical Preservation process to renovate the historic building and preserve its historic features for generations to come
- Source: Buffalo Rising, February 17, 2019

2019 name:

Piano Factory Lofts.

Landmark status:

Joseph Ellicott Preservation District

76 - 92 PEARL STREET  
Typical of 19th century cast iron and brick commercial structures, these three buildings were built c. 1870-90 to house cabinetry and furniture manufacturers. Together they form an impressive intact streetscape of old Buffalo, unique in the downtown area.
See also 92 Pearl Street, Webb Building


Balconet with cast iron balustrade

Photos and their arrangement 2005 Chuck LaChiusa
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