Buffalo Smelting Works

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Buffalo Smelting Works
Buffalo Smelting Works Jul 11.JPG
Buffalo Smelting Works, July 2011
Buffalo Smelting Works is located in New York
Buffalo Smelting Works
Location 23 Austin St., Buffalo, New York
Coordinates 42°56′07″N 78°54′14″W / 42.93528°N 78.90389°W / 42.93528; -78.90389Coordinates: 42°56′07″N 78°54′14″W / 42.93528°N 78.90389°W / 42.93528; -78.90389
Area 9.62 acres (3.89 ha)
Built 1891
Architectural style Romanesque Revival
Governing body Private
MPS Black Rock Planning Neighborhood MPS
NRHP Reference # 11000738[1]
Added to NRHP October 18, 2011

Buffalo Smelting Works is a historic copper smelting complex located in the Black Rock neighborhood of Buffalo in Erie County, New York. It was built in 1891, and consists of a twinned, 2 1/2-story, brick building. It is topped by pitched roofs and clerestories. The industrial building reflects Romanesque Revival design. The building is the only element left from the smelting complex originally built by the Calumet and Hecla Mining Company. The property was acquired by the American Radiator Company in 1920, and is now part of a marina.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2011.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 11/07/11 through 11/10/11. National Park Service. 2011-11-18. 
  2. ^ Annie Schentag and Daniel McEneny (August 2010). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Buffalo Smelting Works". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2012-02-15.  See also: "Accompanying six photos". 

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