92 Pearl Street
Hours: VIP Access: 9:00am/General Public: 10:00am to 5:00 pm
Last Admittance: 4:45 pm
Photography and Filming Allowed
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Public restrooms: Yes
Offering: Self-guided tours
Visitor Experience: Guests are invited to explore the first floor of the Webb Building, including our beautiful event spaces, via self-guided tours. Information regarding the history of the building and the renovation process will be available in the hotel lobby.
Building Description: The Lofts on Pearl is located in the restored J.A. Webb Building, in the heart of the Joseph Ellicott Historic District. The district represents the nucleus of Ellicott’s 1804 street plan for the village of Buffalo, and it retains a significant number of high style civic, religious and commercial structures, many of which were designed by local and nationally prominent architects. The Webb Building was erected in 1888 and functioned as an industrial space for the manufacturing of belts and hoses. Today the Webb is among the last remnants in downtown Buffalo of nineteenth century buildings with ground floor cast-iron storefronts. The Webb building is also one of the best examples of Richardsonian Romanesque commercial architecture remaining in Buffalo. Abandoned for decades and once destined for demolition, the Webb building underwent major renovations to create the Lofts on Pearl in 2012, with as many original architectural elements as possible incorporated into the new design for guests to experience.
Today the Lofts on Pearl offers 31 unique accommodations at this all-suite property. Guests enjoy the perfect home base to explore all that the city of Buffalo’s recent renaissance has to offer, with expansive living spaces and full kitchens in all of the guest suites. The Webb building also offers guests the opportunity to experience a legendary Buffalo dining experience at the Pearl Street Grill & Brewery, adjacent to the hotel as well as private event spaces highlighting historic architectural elements of the Webb building itself.