City to take ownership of Court St. landmark

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A historic landmark in Buffalo will soon be in the city’s hands.

The Buffalo Common Council authorized the $1 purchase of the Michael J. Dillon Federal Courthouse by Mayor Byron Brown and the City of Buffalo. It was acquired from the U.S. General Services Administration.

The city will officially take ownership of the Court St. building on Wednesday and a special deed-signing ceremony will take place at a future date. 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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