Kensington Gardens Apartment Complex

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Kensington Gardens Apartment Complex
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Kensington Gardens Apartment Complex, April 2011
Kensington Gardens Apartment Complex is located in New York
Kensington Gardens Apartment Complex
Location 1, 2, 3 W. Cleveland Dr., Buffalo, New York
Coordinates 42°56′30″N 78°47′59″W / 42.94167°N 78.79972°W / 42.94167; -78.79972Coordinates: 42°56′30″N 78°47′59″W / 42.94167°N 78.79972°W / 42.94167; -78.79972
Area 20.83 acres (8.43 ha)
Built 1941
Architect Godfrey Weinstein and William I. Hohasuer Architecture and Engineering
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 10000989[1]
Added to NRHP December 17, 2010

Kensington Gardens Apartment Complex is a historic apartment complex located at Buffalo in Erie County, New York. It was built in 1941-1942 and is a multi-unit apartment complex containing a total of 280, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments in a variety of detached and semi-attached buildings in the Colonial Revival style. The 59 contributing buildings are grouped around grassed courts. There are 10 court areas created on the site and three building types within courts. It is an example of a World War II-era worker housing community built with financing by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places". WEEKLY LIST OF ACTIONS TAKEN ON PROPERTIES: 8/16/10 THROUGH 8/20/10. National Park Service. 2010-12-17. 
  2. ^ Jason Wilson, Tom Yots, and Daniel McEneny (June 2010). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Kensington Gardens Apartment Complex". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2012-02-15.  See also: "Accompanying seven photos". 
  3. ^ Kensington Gardens' Workforce Housing Joins National Register, December 24, 2010. Accessed March 14, 2011.