The Eliza Quirk House at 72 Sycamore Street is one of the few remaining intact boarding houses and pre-Civil War buildings in downtown. It is part of the Impact Zone of the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor and its preservation is seen as an important component of continuing revitalization efforts in this area. PBN is excited to begin rehabilitating the building as our future home in 2023! To learn more check out the articles below!

The Little Brothel That Could: The Story of 72 Sycamore Street and Eliza Quirk

This blog post by Tabitha O’Connell shines a light on the Eliza Quirk House. PBN is working to restore the historic 1847 rowhouse in downtown Buffalo. In 2020, the League awarded […]

Preservation Buffalo Niagara Acquires 72 Sycamore


On Thursday December 19th, 2019, Preservation Buffalo Niagara acquired 72 Sycamore Street from local developer Rocco Termini with plans to protect the landmark and bring new life to this part […]