805 East Genesee St. Special Collections Research Center

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flat concrete storefront with words "Community Folk Art Center" written in red at top of building

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Constructed: Prior to 1921

Materials: brick and limestone

Leased by SU: 2005

Design Consultant for 2005 Renovations: Scott Ruff, Professor of Architecture, SU

Space: Offices, Black Box Theatre and three art gallery spaces

Notes: During the 1920s and 1930s housed car dealerships and, in 1954, a medical supply company. In 2005, became home to both the Paul Robeson Performing Arts Company and the Community Folk Art Center, community outreach components of the African American Studies Department.