Delaware Avenue Historic District (Buffalo, New York)
Delaware Avenue Historic District
|Location||W side of Delaware Ave. between North and Bryant Sts., Buffalo, New York|
|Area||15 acres (6.1 ha)|
|Architect||Gilbert, Charles Pierrepont|
|Architectural style||Renaissance, Gothic|
|NRHP reference No.||74001232 |
|Added to NRHP||January 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.
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 extant buildings
- 672 Delaware Avenue - The Williams-Butler House (1896) by McKim, Mead & White
- 690 Delaware Avenue - The Williams-Pratt House (1896) by McKim, Mead & White
- 724 Delaware Avenue - The Westminster Presbyterian Church (1859) by Harlow W. Wilcox
- 786 Delaware Avenue - The Clement House (1914) by Edward Brodhead Green (now Greater Buffalo American Red Cross Building)
- 800 Delaware Avenue - The Mrs. Seymour H. Knox House (1915) by C. P. H. Gilbert (formerly 806 Delaware Avenue)
- 830 Delaware Avenue - The George Brewster Mathews House (1901)
- 844 Delaware Avenue - The Thomas R. Lockwood House (1888)
- 864 Delaware Avenue - The Harlow C. Curtiss House (1898) by Esenwein & Johnson (today the International Institute)
- 888 Delaware Avenue - The Charles W. Goodyear House (1903) by E.B. Green (formerly Bishop McMahon High School and Oracle Charter School)
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
The Erzelia Metcalfe House (1884) by McKim, Mead & White
The Edmund B. Hayes House (1892) by E. B. Green
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
- "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Archived from the original (Searchable database) on April 4, 2019. Retrieved May 1, 2016. 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
- "Introduction to Buffalo, NY". Frommer's. Wiley Publishing, Inc. Retrieved April 8, 2009.
- "About Us - Westminster Presbyterian Church". www.wpcbuffalo.org. Westminster Presbyterian Church. Retrieved February 25, 2021.
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- 672 Delaware Avenue - Williams-Butler House / Jacobs Executive Development Center
- 690 Delaware Avenue - Williams-Pratt House / LiRo Group Building
- 724 Delaware Avenue - Westminster Presbyterian Church
- 786 Delaware Avenue - Clement House / Red Cross Building
- 800 Delaware Avenue - Knox House / Computer Task Group Building
- 824 Delaware Avenue - Forman-Cabana House / Conners Children's Center
- 830 Delaware Avenue - Matthews House
- 844 Delaware Avenue - Richmond-Lockwood House / Conners Children's Center
- 864 Delaware Avenue - Curtiss House / International Institute
- 888 Delaware Avenue - Charles W. Goodyear House / Oracle Charter School