Clark-Lester House

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Clark-Lester House
Clark-Lester House Aug 10.JPG
Clark-Lester House, August 2010
Clark-Lester House is located in New York
Clark-Lester House
Clark-Lester House is located in the US
Clark-Lester House
Location 5454 Broadway, Lancaster, New York
Coordinates 42°54′0″N 78°40′6″W / 42.90000°N 78.66833°W / 42.90000; -78.66833Coordinates: 42°54′0″N 78°40′6″W / 42.90000°N 78.66833°W / 42.90000; -78.66833
Area less than one acre
Built 1891 (1891)
Architectural style Queen Anne
MPS Lancaster, New York MPS
NRHP Reference # 99001408[1]
Added to NRHP November 30, 1999

Clark-Lester House is a historic home located at Lancaster in Erie County, New York. It is a Queen Anne style dwelling constructed about 1891. It was home to noted psychology professor Olive Lester, who lived here for most of her adult life until May 1996. She was the first woman chair of any of the departments at the University at Buffalo.[2] It is now operated as a bed and breakfast.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1] It is located in the Broadway Historic District.


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2016-07-01. [permanent dead link] Note: This includes Claire L. Ross (January 1999). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Clark-Lester House" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-07-01.  and Accompanying eight photographs

External links[edit]