Walter J. Mahoney State Offices Building

A little known fact about The Walter J. Mahoney State Offices building is: the land it is on was home to the 1st building remodeled and used solely for the use as a high school. The name was Central High. Central High was re-named Hutchinson Central High. In 1921 the school moved and the building was eventually demolished in 1926. Today it is named Hutchinson Technical School and located at West Chippewa Street and Elmwood Avenue.(see image) Construction of the new Walter J. Mahoney State Offices and courthouse was completed in 1931. It is directly across from the new Buffalo Police and Fire Headquarters in downtown Buffalo. The architect was Edward B. Green and Sons.

Walter J. Mahoney State Offices Building Parking

There are two pay lots across the street and a pay parking ramp. These are the best options for this building.

Entering the Building


Report to the security desk, provide name and purpose of visit.
Present a valid (not expired) photo ID.
Be photographed, if required.
Receive a visitor pass.
Return visitor pass to the security desk when exiting the building.

Building offices and purpose

Use as Government Officials
New York State Assembly
New York State Senate

State Services Open to the Public
New York State Department of State
Division of Human Rights
Office of the State Comptroller
New York State Department of Labor
Division of Veterans' Affairs
Department of Financial Services

Some NYS Court Cases are heard here

This building accommodates hearings in its courtrooms at the state level, NYS Supreme Court cases are heard at the Erie County Hall buildings (92 Franklin & 25 Delaware) and at The Buffalo City Court building. (50 Delaware)

About Walter J. Mahoney

Walter J. Mahoney was a journalist while studying law here in Buffalo, NY. He was a well known state legislator and later he was appointed as a State Supreme Court Justice.

Building Manager: (716) 847-3403

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  • March 23, 2023 4:56 pm local time

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