Elmwood Historic District–West

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Elmwood Historic District–West
Homes on Biwdell Pkwy nr Ashland Elmwood Historic District West Sep 12.jpg
Homes on Bidwell Pkwy near Ashland, Buffalo, NY, September 2012
Elmwood Historic District–West is located in New York
Elmwood Historic District–West
Location Roughly Ashland, Auburn, Bird, Claremont, Elmwood, Forest, Highland, Hodge, Lafayette, Lexington, Norwood Aves.
Buffalo, New York
Coordinates 42°55′07″N 78°52′43″W / 42.91861°N 78.87861°W / 42.91861; -78.87861Coordinates: 42°55′07″N 78°52′43″W / 42.91861°N 78.87861°W / 42.91861; -78.87861
Area 296.76 acres (120.09 ha)
NRHP Reference # 12000996[1]
Added to NRHP December 4, 2012

The Elmwood Historic District–West is a historic district located in central Buffalo, New York. The district, roughly bounded by Summer Street, Richmond Avenue, Elmwood Avenue and Forest Avenue, comprises about 2,000 structures.[2] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2012.[1]

The district was built between 1867 and 1941 around part of the Buffalo Parks and Parkways system. It represents Buffalo at the turn of the 20th century.[3]


  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Place Listings - December 14, 2012". National Park Service. Retrieved May 31, 2014. 
  2. ^ Precious, Tom (February 18, 2013). "State tax incentives enhance Elmwood West neighborhood". The Buffalo News. Retrieved May 31, 2014. 
  3. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form". Preservation Buffalo Niagara. Retrieved May 31, 2014.