The Cornelius, a mix of upscale apartments and retail space adapted from the former St. Margaret’s School located on the Southeast corner of Hertel and Saranac Avenues in the heart of the North Buffalo commercial district. The Cornelius offers distinctive, 1 and 2 bedroom apartments on three floors featuring tall ceilings, large windows, large master bedrooms, in-unit laundry rooms, and ample on-site, gated parking. With the Cornelius, Iskalo has carefully restored the historic features of the century-old building which have been melded with modern updates and design to create a one-of-a-kind living environment. With 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom units, residents of the Cornelius will enjoy all of the amenities of modern living within the historic packaging of this premier address as well as everything that Hertel Avenue has to offer.
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Gated On-Site Parking
Secure Building Access
Large Windows & Tall Ceilings
Handicap Adaptable Units
In-unit Washer & Dryer
Outdoor Patios on Select Units
On-site Storage Units
Since 1917, the building at the corner of Hertel and Saranac Avenues has been a North Buffalo landmark. In its early years, 1391 Hertel Avenue served as both a church and a school for the Roman Catholic parish of St. Margaret’s. In the 1950’s a new church was built, and from then until 2012, St. Margaret’s School educated generations of neighborhood children within its walls. Now the building is experiencing new life as the Cornelius, a 23-apartment residence in the heart of the Hertel Avenue commercial district. Cornelius Creek Road, from which the building takes its name, was an earlier name for Hertel Avenue.
One on-site parking space is provided for each apartment. Additional on-site parking is limited, on a first come, first served basis, for an additional cost.
Monthly rent includes water (hot and cold), trash fees, and the use of one parking space.
Water and trash fees, as well as hot water, are included with your rent. Residents pay separately for their gas, electricity, and cable/internet fees.
Each apartment is equipped with a full-size washer and dryer.
No, all apartments are equipped with stainless steel kitchen appliances (range, refrigerator, microwave, and dishwasher), as well as full-size washers and dryers.
The Cornelius provides cable-ready access to TV, internet and telephone service through Spectrum/Time Warner Cable.
Yes, The Cornelius is a pet-friendly community.
No, the Cornelius is a smoke-free property. No smoking is permitted in the building or on its grounds.
Yes, on-site storage space is available for an additional cost between $25-$50/month, depending on size.
Yes, the Cornelius has one elevator accessible to all building tenants. The building is handicap accessible.
All building and gate entrances are accessible via key fob. All apartment units are accessible via key. Security cameras monitor all entrances, exits and parking areas.
The Cornelius is fully equipped with a sprinkler system and meets fire safety codes and standards for apartments.