A vacant church in the North Park neighborhood has been transformed into a beautiful mixed use complex. The Lofts at Warwick are twelve apartments and 5500 sq ft. of office space located at 700 Parkside just off of Hertel in North Buffalo.
Creative Structures Services purchased the church and adjacent Sunday school building for $210,000 earlier this year from the Presbytery of Western New York. A Wednesday ribbon cutting ceremony welcomed previous worshipers as well as new tenants of the building. Currently six of the twelve apartments are still available for rent that range from 850 to 1250 sq.ft. and for between $650 and $1400/month. Every apartment has wall-to-wall carpeting or hardwood floors and five of the apartments have a loft with a mezzanine.
People had nothing but good things to say, including Father Patrick Elis of St. Rose of Lima who thought the repurposing of the church was a great project. “Any program that takes a building and revitalizes it, especially giving people another reason to stay in Buffalo rather than moving to the suburbs is a good thing” says Father Elis.
Each apartment in the complex offers incredible architectural details of the original aspects of the interior such as the exposed arched beams or beautiful stained glass windows.
David Pawlik of Creative Structures was extremely grateful for the support of the City as well as the confidence that lender Northwest Savings Bank had in the project.
The Lofts at Warwick provide comfortable living with bustling Hertel Avenue nearby and Delaware Park only a few blocks away. The most incredible apartment is located in the rear of the church where the altar was. Its second floor features a massive stained glass window (below).
James Rumsey was the architect and Creative Structure Services served as the general contractor.
Get Connected: EF Burke, leasing agent, 716.675.3000