Delaware Avenue Historic District (Buffalo, New York)

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Delaware Avenue Historic District
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Greater Buffalo American Red Cross Building
Delaware Avenue Historic District (Buffalo, New York) is located in New York
Delaware Avenue Historic District (Buffalo, New York)
Delaware Avenue Historic District (Buffalo, New York) is located in the US
Delaware Avenue Historic District (Buffalo, New York)
LocationW side of Delaware Ave. between North and Bryant Sts., Buffalo, New York
Coordinates42°54′20″N 78°52′23″W / 42.90556°N 78.87306°W / 42.90556; -78.87306Coordinates: 42°54′20″N 78°52′23″W / 42.90556°N 78.87306°W / 42.90556; -78.87306
Area15 acres (6.1 ha)
ArchitectGilbert, Charles Pierrepont
Architectural styleRenaissance, Gothic
NRHP reference #74001232 [1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 17, 1974

Delaware Avenue Historic District is a national historic district located at Buffalo, New York, United States, and Erie County. It is located along the west side of Delaware Avenue (New York State Route 384) between North Street to the South and Bryant Street to the North.

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When listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974, the district encompassed 17 contributing buildings and 1 contributing structure reflective of when Buffalo had more millionaires per capita than any city in America, and this was once Millionaires' Mile. The mansions were built between about 1890 and World War I and reflect Renaissance Revival and Gothic Revival style architecture.

Notable buildings include:[2][3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "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 May 1, 2016.[permanent dead link] Note: This includes Cornelia E. Brooke (December 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Delaware Avenue Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved May 1, 2016. and Accompanying photographs
  3. ^ "Introduction to Buffalo, NY". Frommer's. Wiley Publishing, Inc. Retrieved April 8, 2009.

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