BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The façade of a building in Buffalo’s Allentown neighborhood collapsed Wednesday. No injuries were reported.

The collapse left a pile of rubble along Franklin Street between Allen and North. Buffalo police said traffic will not be permitted on Franklin for several hours.

Police said the structure is a mixed-use building. The portion of collapsed façade appeared above a sign for the luxury lofts at 499 Franklin, which the Clover Group markets as “newly renovated, luxury 1-bedroom apartment units” ranging from $1,725 to $2,625 per month.

News 4 is working to learn more about the incident. Check back for updates.

Before and after shots of the building. (Left image courtesy of Google Maps)

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Nick Veronica is a Buffalo native who joined the News 4 team as a Digital Executive Producer in 2021. He previously worked at NBC Sports and The Buffalo News. You can follow Nick on Facebook and Twitter and find more of his work here.