A downtown Buffalo building that, for decades, housed one of the central business district’s most fabled restaurants has landed a new set of owners.

Investors Circle Back Holdings LLC paid $1.1 million for the 60 Niagara Street Building and adjoining 17-space surface lot at 112 Franklin St., The properties had been owned by Marotto Realty Corp., according to June 11 filings in the Erie County Clerk's office.

For generations, the 60 Niagara Street Building was home to Mariotto’s DuBois Restaurant - an eatery frequented by lawyers, judges, political and business leaders.
Mariotto’s DuBois closed during the Covid-19 pandemic and, for the past three years, has been home to The Grotto, an Italian-themed restaurant, The Grotto remains open.

The two-story building, constructed in 1925, has 5,321 square feet and is nestled between Buffalo City Hall, the new Buffalo Police headquarters, and Erie County Hall.

Mr. Big at Electric City in Buffalo, New York

One of the most anticipated shows of the year came through on 6/6/24 at the brand-new venue Electric City in Buffalo. Hometown hero and legendary bassist Billy Sheehan brought his band Mr. Big back for a sold-out show. 

Gallery Credit: BackstageAxxess, David "Gus" Griesinger

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