The Zink Block

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The Zink Block
The Zink Block, January 2014
The Zink Block is located in New York
The Zink Block
Location 346 Connecticut St., Buffalo, New York
Coordinates 42°54′21″N 78°53′17″W / 42.90583°N 78.88806°W / 42.90583; -78.88806Coordinates: 42°54′21″N 78°53′17″W / 42.90583°N 78.88806°W / 42.90583; -78.88806
Area under 1 acre
Built 1896
Architect Swan, Charles Day
Architectural style Italian Renaissance
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 10000987[1]
Added to NRHP December 7, 2010

The Zink Block is a historic commercial building located at Buffalo in Erie County, New York. It was built in 1896 for William T. Zink for his furniture sales and repair store. It is a five-story, brick building with a flat roof and Italian Renaissance Revival detailing. It sits on a stone foundation. The seven bay front facade features two stacked tripartite bay window units on the second through fourth floors.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1]



  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places". WEEKLY LIST OF ACTIONS TAKEN ON PROPERTIES: 12/06/10 THROUGH 12/10/10. National Park Service. 2010-12-17. 
  2. ^ Tom Yots, Jacob Wilson, and Daniel McEneny (August 2010). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: The Zink Block". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2012-02-15.  See also: "Accompanying 19 photos". 

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