Landmarks and Historic Districts in Buffalo - Table of Contents

.Landmarks in Buffalo, NY -
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Description

Description

 

 

Criteria

 

Criteria

 

 

 

Official List

Official List

Albright-Knox Art Gallery
1285 Elmwood Ave.
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

Annunciation School
257 Lafayette Ave.
  .   National Register of Historic Places
Asbury-Delaware Methodist Church
339-341 Delaware Ave. (80 West Tupper Street)
Delaware Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church.

Babeville

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

Berkeley Apts.
24 S. Johnson Pk.
Graystone Hotel

 

 

National Register of Historic Places

Birge/Horton House
477 Delaware Avenue
Katharine Pratt Horton House

 

 

National Register of Historic Places

Birge House
25 Richmond Avenue / 2 Symphony Circle
Circle House

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Blessed Trinity Church
323 Leroy Ave.
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

Boarding House Restaurant
140-142 Seneca Street
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Breckenridge Street Church
44 Breckenridge Street
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Brick Street, between Main St. and Kenmore Avenue
Niagara Falls Blvd.
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

163-173 Broadway  

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Buffalo Alternative High School
266-268 Oak Street
 

 

 

National Register of Historic Places

Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society Building
25 Nottingham Court
 

Buffalo Landmark

National Historic Landmark - Nomination

National Register of Historic Places - Nomination

Buffalo City Hall
65 Niagara Square
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

Buffalo East Side Railway Co. Horse and Car Barn
855 Main Street
 

 

 

National Register of Historic Places

Buffalo Electric Vehicle Co.
1219-1247 Main Street
Breitweiser Building

 

 

National Register of Historic Places

Buffalo Gas Light Company Works - DEMOLISHED EXCEPT FOR PART OF FAÇADE
249 W. Genesee Street
National Fuel Buffalo Service Center;
Jackson Plant;
National Fuel Gas Company

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

Buffalo Grain and Materials Elevator      

National Register of Historic Places

Buffalo Light House
1 Fuhrman Boulevard
Buffalo Main Light

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Buffalo North Breakwater South End Light
Buffalo Harbor
  .  

National Register of Historic Places

Buffalo State Hospital
400 Forest Ave.
Richardson Complex;
Buffalo State Asylum for the Insane;
State Lunatic Asylum;
Buffalo Psychiatric Center

Buffalo Landmark

National Historic Landmark

National Register of Historic Places

Buffalo Savings Bank
543-553 Main Street
Goldome

M&T Bank

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Buffalo Tennis & Squash Club
314 Elmwood Avenue
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National Register of Historic Places

1036 Broadway M& T Bank (Broadway / Mills Branch)

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Calumet Building
46-58 W. Chippewa Street
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Central Park United Methodist Church
216 Beard Ave., at Morris and Wesley Aves.
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Chapel of Our Lady Help of Christians  

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Church of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church
96 Jewett Pky. at Summit
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

City Hall
65 Niagara Square
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

Clinton House
891 Delaware Ave. near Summer St.
De Rose Food Brokers
Foster Mansion

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Col. William Kelly House
36 Tudor Place
 

 

National Register of Historic Places

Colored Musicians Club
145 Broadway
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Concete Central Elevator
175 Buffalo River
 

 

 

National Register of Historic Places

Connecticut Street Armory
184 Connecticut Ave. at Niagara St.
74th Regiment Armory

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places- Nomination

Corpus Christi RC Church
189 Clark Street
     

National Register of Historic Places

Cotter,Edward M. , Fireboat
Michigan Street Lift Bridge
Jct. of Michigan and Ohio Sts. on the Buffalo River
Firefighter;
W.S. Grattan;
Fireboat Edward M. Cotter
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National Historic Landmark - Nomination

.National Register of Historic Places

Courier Express Building
785-795 Main Street Goodell
Catholic Center

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Curtiss Building
203-210 Franklin Street
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National Register of Historic Places

Darwin D. Martin House Complex

  • 121-125 Jewett Parkway, (Martin House)
  • 118 Summit Avenue (Barton House)
  • 285 Woodward Avenue (Gardener's Cottage)
Martin House

Buffalo Landmark

National Historic Landmark - Martin House only

National Register of Historic Places

Delaware Avenue Baptist Church
965 Delaware Avenue, between Utica and Bryant
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

DeRose Food Brokers
891 Delaware Avenue
Foster Mansion

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Diebolt House
62 Niagara Falls Blvd
Edward A. Diebolt House

 

 

National Register of Historic Places

Dorsheimer House
434-438 Delaware Avenue
 

 

National Register of Historic Places

Dun Building
110-112 Pearl Street at Erie St. Mall
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Durham Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church
174 East Eagles Street
St. Luke's A.M.E. Zion Church

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

15 Eastwood St. Vincent de Paul Rectory

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Edward M. Cotter Fireboat
Michigan Street Lift Bridge
Jct. of Michigan and Ohio Sts. on the Buffalo River
Firefighter;
W.S. Grattan;
Fireboat Edward M. Cotter

 

National Historic Landmark - Nomination

National Register of Historic Places - Nomination

Emerson Place Row, ##17-21   .  

National Register of Historic Places

Emerson Place Row, ##33-61   .  

National Register of Historic Place - Nomination

Episcopal Church Home: Thornton Building and Hutchinson Chapel
24 Rhode Island St. (823 Busti Avenue)
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Erie Freight House
9 Ohio Street

Buffalo Landmark

Fireboat Edward M. Cotter
Michigan Street Lift Bridge
Jct. of Michigan and Ohio Sts. on the Buffalo River
Firefighter;
W.S. Grattan;
Fireboat Edward M. Cotter
 

National Historic Landmark

National Register of Historic Places

Fire Engine Company No. 28
1170 Lovejoy St.
Engine House No. 28

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

Fire Engine House #2 and Hook & Ladder #9
319 Jersey St.
Hogan Restoration Inc.

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

First Presbyterian Church
One Symphony Circle, at Richmond, North, Pennsylvania and Wadsworth
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Fisherman's Wharf - DESTROYED BY FIRE
6466 West Chippewa St.
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Fitch House - DEMOLISHED
159 Swan St., near Michigan
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Forest Lawn Cemetery  

 

 

National Register of Historic Places

Fosdick-Masten Park High School
186 East North St.
Masten Park High School.
City Honors School

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

Franklin Square North

  • Drullard House at 560 Franklin St.
  • Clinton House at 556 Franklin St.
St. Mary's Seminary

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Garret Club
91 Cleveland Avenue
 

 

 

National Register of Historic Places

Gas Light Works
249 W Genesee Street
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

 
Delaware Ave., Lafayette, and Chapin Pky.
Chapin Place

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

General Electric Tower
535 Washington St.
Niagara Mohawk Building

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

206-216 Glenwood Avenue  

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Great Northern Elevator
250 Ganson Street
Pillsbury Grain Elevator

ADMGrain Elevator

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Greater New Hope Church of God in Christ
407 Jefferson Ave.
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Guaranty Building
28 Church Street at Pearl
Prudential Building

Buffalo Landmark

National Historic Landmark

National Register of Historic Places

Hayes Hall Complex-UB
UB Main Street campus
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

60 Hedley Place (Stone Farmhouse) Stone Farmhouse

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation
1000 Delaware Ave., at West Utica
North Presbyterian Church

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral
182 Sobieski St.
Darul-Uloom Al Madania Mosque

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Hook & Ladder Company #3 - DEMOLISHED
308 Spring Street
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

How House
41 St. Catherine's Court
James and Fanny How House

 

 

National Register of Historic Places

Howell House
52 Lexington Avenue
Edgar W. Howell House .  

Listed on the State Register and forwarded to the National Register

Johnston House
24 Tudor Place
E. M. Johnston House;
Edwin M. and Emily S. Johnston House

 

 

National Register of Historic Places

Kelly House
36 Tudor Place
Col. William Kelly House    

National Register of Historic Places

Kleinhans Music Hall
Symphony Circle, North, Richmond, Porter, and Pennsylvania Ave.
 

Buffalo Landmark

National Historic Landmark

National Register of Historic Places

Knights of Columbus
500 Delaware Ave. near Virginia
Chillion M. Farrar House

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church
875 Elmwood Ave.
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Lafayette High School
370 Lafayette Avenue
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

Lafayette Hotel
397 Washington St. at Lafayette Square
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Lafayette Square
bounded by Main Street, Clinton, Washington, and Lafayette Streets
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Laurel & Michigan Avenue Row Houses - DEMOLISHED
1335-1345 Michigan Avenue
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

Little Harlem Hotel ó DEMOLISHED 1999
494-496 Michigan Ave.
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

2211 Main Street SUNYAB School of Medicine.
Benedict House

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

M&T Bank (Broadway/Mills Branch)
1036 Broadway
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Market Arcade
617-619 Main Street near Chippewa
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Masten Avenue Armory 65th Regiment Armory

National Historic Landmark

National Register of Historic Places

Masten Neighborhood Row Houses

  • 1335-1345 Michigan at Laurel (Demolished 1998)
  • 17-21 Emerson Place (Destroyed by fire 1/88; removed)
  • 33-61 Emerson Place
  • 345 and 49-61 Emerson Place
  • 75-81 Woodlawn Ave..
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

McKinley Monument
Center of Niagara Square at the intersection of Delaware Ave.., Niagara, Genesee, and Court Streets
 

Buffalo Landmark

 


Michigan Avenue Baptist Church
511 Michigan Ave.
Macedonia Baptist Church

 

 

National Register of Historic Places

C. W. Miller Livery Stable
75 West Huron St.
     

National Register of Historic Places

Mixer House
156 Swan St. near Michigan
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

M. Wile & Company Factory Building
77 Goodell Street
 

 

 

National Register of Historic Places

Nash harbor tug
1776 Niagara St., Buffalo
Major Elisha K. Henson    

National Register of Historic Places

Nash House
36 Nash Street
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

New York Central Terminal Complex
495 Paderewski Strreet and Memorial Drive
Central Terminal;
Buffalo Central Terminal

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

Niagara Falls Boulevard- Brick Street
Between Main and Kenmore Avenues
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

NFTA Buildings - DEMOLISHED
855 Main Street
IRC Barns;
Buffalo East Side Railway Co. Horse and Car Barn

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

Old County Hall
95 Franklin Street
County and City Hall

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

Old Post Office
121 Ellicott Street at South Division
US Post office
ECC

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

Packard Motor Car Showroom
1325 Main Street
 

 

 

National Register of Historic Places

Parke Apartments
33 Gates Circle
Park Lane Apartments    

National Register of Historic Places

Park Lane Condominiums
771 Lafayette Avenue
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Parkside Lutheran Church
2 Wallace Street
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Pierce-Arrow Factory Complex
1685 Elmwood Ave. at Great Arrow Road
 

 

National Register of Historic Places

Pierce Arrow Showroom
2421 Main Street
Braun Cadillac
Greater Buffalo Savings Bank

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

11 Plymouth Avenue Carlton Ladd House

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Plymouth Methodist Church
453 Porter Avenue
Karpeles Manuscript Museum

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Polish National Cathedral
150 Sobieski St.
 

 

 

National Register of Historic Places

Polish Singing Circle Building
1170 Broadway, at the corner of Rother
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Promiseland Baptist Church
243 Mulberry Street ( 225 High Street)
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Rohlfs House
156 Park Street
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Roosevelt, Theodore, Inaugural National Historic Site
641 Delaware Ave
Ansley Wilcox House

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

Saddle and Bridle Club
950 Amherst Street

 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church
University Heights: 3107 Main Street



National Register of Historic Places
St. Andrews Evangelical Lutheran Church Complex
Sherman & Peckham Sts.

Deliverance Temple of God & Christ

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

St. Casmir's Roman Catholic Church
160 Cable St.

 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church
407 Northland Ave., at Humboldt Parkway

 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

St. John's-Grace Episcopal Church
51 Colonial Circle at Bidwell Parkway and Lafayette Ave.

 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

St. John The Baptist Church
60 Hertel Ave.
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

St. John The Evangelist R. C. Church
23 15 Seneca Street
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

St. Joseph's Old Cathedral
50 Franklin St.
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

St. Joseph's R. C. Church
3147 Main St.
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

St. Louis RC Church and School
780 Main St.
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

St. Mary of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church
938 Genesee at Rich and Guilford Sts.
King Urban Life Center

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

St. Mary's-On-The-Hill Episcopal Church
86 Vermont at Niagara Sts.
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

St. Mary's R. C. Church, School, Convent & Lyceum
215-225 Broadway
(Church destroyed by fire 12/86, Convent demolished 5/90)
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

St. Paul's Cathedral
139 Pearl St.
     

National Register of Historic Places

St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral
Cathedral Park, Main St., Church, and Pearl
128 Pearl Street
 

Buffalo Landmark

National Historic Landmark

National Register of Historic Places

Sts. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church
45 Ideal Street
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

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St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church
2059 Main St., between Glendale and Eastwood
Montante Cultural Center

Buffalo Landmark

 

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St. Vincent de Paul Rectory
15 Eastwood Place
Martin Hall

Buffalo Landmark

 

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St. Vincent's Orphan Asylum Complex
1313 Main (1138 Ellicott Street)

ECC City Campus

Buffalo Landmark

 

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Saturn Club
977 Delaware Avenue
 

 

 

National Register of Historic Places

School 13
266-268 Oak St.
Boys Alternative High School    

National Register of Historic Places

School 34
118 Hamburg St.
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

 

Shea's Buffalo Theater
646 Main Street, between Chippewa and Tupper
Shea's Buffalo Center for the Performing Arts

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

145 South Division Street  

Buffalo Landmark

 

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SUNYaB School of Medine; Division of Social and Preventive medicne
2211 main Street
Marine Hospital

Buffalo Landmark

 

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Stone Farmhouse
60 Hedley Pl.
     

National Register of Historic Places

156 Swan Street - DEMOLISHED  

Buffalo Landmark

 

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159 Swan Street - DEMOLISHED  

Buffalo Landmark

 

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Swannie House
170-174 Ohio St.
 

Buffalo Landmark

 

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Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site
641 Delaware Ave.
Wilcox Mansion

Buffalo Landmark

 

National Register of Historic Places

Transfiguration R C Church
929 Sycamore St.

 

Buffalo Landmark

 

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Trico Plant #1
817 Washington St.

 

 

 

National Register of Historic Places

Trinity Episcopal Church and Christ Chapel
371 Delaware Ave., near Tupper

 

Buffalo Landmark

 

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Unitarian Universalist Church
695 Elmwood at West Ferry

 

Buffalo Landmark

 

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U.S. Coast Guard Lighthouses and Light Stations on the Great Lakes



 

National Register of Historic Places

USS Sullivans (destroyer)
Buffalo Naval & Servicemen's Park, Inc.

 

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National Historic Landmark

National Register of Historic Places

Williams-Pratt House
690 Delaware Ave., Near North

 

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Wollenberg Grain & Seed Elevator - DESTROYED BY FIRE
133 Goodyear Avenue

 

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National Register of Historic Places

Woodlawn Avenue Row House
75-81 Woodlawn Avenue

 

Buffalo Landmark

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National Register of Historic Places

Wood Row Houses
206-216 Glenwood Avenue

 

Buffalo Landmark

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Wood Row Houses
147-153 Woodlawn Avenue

 

Buffalo Landmark

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Wood Row Houses
17-21 Emerson Place - DESTROYED BY FIRE

33-45 Emerson Place

49, 61 Emerson Place

33-61 Emerson Place

 

(NOT 33-61)
Buffalo Landmark

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(17-21; 33-61 only)
National Register of Historic Places

Y.M.C.A. Building
45 West Mohawk (300 Pearl St., just North of Convention Center)
Young Men's Christian Association Central Building;
Downtown YMCA Central Bldg.;
Olympic Towers
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National Register of Historic Places


See also: History of Neighborhoods in Buffalo, New York - Links
Special thanks to the City of Buffalo Preservation Board, especially Alison Fleischmann in 2003, for their assistance.

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