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Alternative names  Tishman Building
Status  Complete
Height  80 m
Floors  21
Architectural style  International Style
Hotel chain  Hilton Garden Inn
Type  High-rise
Opened  1959
Town or city  Buffalo
Architect  Emery Roth
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Classification  Apartments Hotel Offices
Address  447 Main St. 10 Lafayette Square
Similar  Lafayette Square, Hotel Lafayette, Rand Building, 250 Delaware Avenue, Liberty Building

10 Lafayette Square, also known as the Tishman building, is a high-rise office tower located in Lafayette Square in Buffalo, New York. Completed in 1959, it is the thirteenth-tallest building in Buffalo, standing at 263 feet (80 m) and 20 stories tall. The building is located adjacent to the Rand Building and built in the International Style. The structural frames for the building are not steel, but concrete beams and columns. The building architects were Emery Roth & Sons of New York city.

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Map of 10 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA

Previous Building

For 81 years (1876-1957), the six-story, cast iron, Buffalo German Insurance Company Building (a Victorian Italianate architecture office was built by Richard A. Waite) existed on current land site prior to the Tishman Building.

History

The Tishman building was home to the Fortune 500 company, National Fuel Gas (formerly Iroquois Gas) until 2003 when the company relocated to the Buffalo suburb of Williamsville.

In May, 2011, the Amherst-based Hamister Group purchased the Tishman building. Shortly after, they announced $41 million mixed use plans for the building, including a 123-room Hilton Garden Inn, two floors of apartments, and three floors of office space.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2012, as the Tishman Building.

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10 Lafayette Square Wikipedia


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