Robertson–Cataract Electric Building

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Robertson–Cataract Electric Building
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Robertson–Cataract Electric Building, April 2012
Robertson–Cataract Electric Building is located in New York
Robertson–Cataract Electric Building
Location 100, 126 S. Elmwood, Buffalo, New York
Coordinates 42°53′18″N 78°52′46″W / 42.88833°N 78.87944°W / 42.88833; -78.87944Coordinates: 42°53′18″N 78°52′46″W / 42.88833°N 78.87944°W / 42.88833; -78.87944
Area under one acre
Built Turner Construction
Architect Wood and Bradney
Architectural style Renaissance Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 12000011[1]
Added to NRHP February 8, 2012

Robertson–Cataract Electric Building, also known as The Corn Exchange and 100 South, is a historic commercial building located in downtown Buffalo in Erie County, New York. It was built in 1915-1916, and is a four-story, five bay, reinforced concrete building faced in brick in the Renaissance Revival-style. The building was expanded in 1919. It features terra cotta and polychromatic brick details in hues of red, brown, and purple. It originally housed a retail showroom and warehouse space for the Robertson–Cataract Electric Co.[2] In July 2012, global engineering firm T. Y. Lin International announced it would lease 6,500 square feet in the building.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012.[1]

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