Trico Building set for $50 million makeover

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Buffalo’s historic Trico Building is in store for a $50 million makeover. The plan was announced during Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown’s State of the City address.

The Krog Corporation is partnering with Hart Hotels for the development which will include two hotels, apartments and other commercial uses.

“We’ve done a lot of historic preservation projects before and we’re very confident we’re going to be able to make this work,” Peter Krog said.

The building at Goodell and Washington Streets stands at the edge of the Buffalo Medical Corridor.

The project calls for construction of both a boutique hotel and extended-stay hotel, with about 230 rooms in total. There will also be several 1,200- to 2,000-square-foot apartments, commercial and retail space, as well as indoor parking garage.

The “loft-style” apartments will use some of the building’s historic interior components.

The building was Trico’s plant #1, the first manufacturing plant for the automatic windshield wiper provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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