The Root Building

70 West Chippewa Street

Located on Chippewa Street between Franklin and Delaware Avenues in downtown Buffalo. The historic Root Building is in close proximity to restaurants, coffee shops, hotels, theatre and several corporate headquarters including Delaware North and New Era. The circa 1912, 100,000 sq. ft. building, was designed by Buffalo architects Esenwein and Johnson. The building was fully restored by Larkin Development Group in 1999.

The recently refurbished 6th floor includes a shared break room along with new carpet, lighting and paint. There are a variety of available suites on the 6th floor ranging in size from 350 sq. ft. to just under 1000 sq.ft. Floor plans of available suites may be downloaded on this page.

For more information and to view available office suites please contact:
Shana Stegner
Managing Director
CBRE Buffalo

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Floors 1-4 are home to Emerson High School, an award winning Buffalo public high school with an emphasis on culinary arts. The school operates an open-to-the-public restaurant on the street level offering breakfast and lunch during the school year.

Floors 1- 5 are currently leased.

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Reception Area

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Emerson Commons

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Conference Room

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