Central Business District

Larkin Development Group owns and manages several Properties in the central Buffalo business district. This includes the historic Root Building at 70 West Chippewa St. along with the recently built 598 Main St.



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The Root Building

The Root Building


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Located on Chippewa Street between Franklin and Delaware Avenues in downtown Buffalo, the historic Root Building is in the heart of the central business district in close proximity to restaurants, coffee shops, hotels, theaters, and more.

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.

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- 4 are currently leased.

Floor 5 is available for lease as the entire approx. 11,000 sq ft space. The fully furnished suite includes a conference room, reception area, full kitchen and multiple offices. On site covered parking available.

The 6th floor features a variety of available suites with a shared break area. Floor plans of available suites may be downloaded on this page.

For more information please contact Kayla Zemsky at kaylaz@larkindg.com or (716) 346-8031.

Reception Area

Emerson Commons

Conference Room


598 Main Street

This 28,000 sq. ft., 3 story building located at the corner of Main and Chippewa in downtown Buffalo.  The building is fully leased.

598 Main Street