Parkside East Historic District

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Parkside East Historic District
Parkside East Historic District Dec 09.JPG
Streetscape in Parkside East Historic District, December 2009
Parkside East Historic District is located in New York
Parkside East Historic District
Parkside East Historic District is located in the United States
Parkside East Historic District
LocationRoughly bounded by Parkside Ave., Amherst St., Colvin Ave., NY Central RR tracks, Main St., and Humboldt Ave., Buffalo, New York
Coordinates42°56′9″N 78°50′59″W / 42.93583°N 78.84972°W / 42.93583; -78.84972Coordinates: 42°56′9″N 78°50′59″W / 42.93583°N 78.84972°W / 42.93583; -78.84972
Area226 acres (91 ha)
ArchitectWright, Frank Lloyd; Et al.
Architectural styleColonial Revival, Prairie School, American Four Square
MPSOlmsted Parks and Parkways TR
NRHP reference #86002817[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 17, 1986

Parkside East Historic District is a national historic district located at Buffalo in Erie County, New York. The district is architecturally and historically significant for its association with the 1876 Parks and Parkways Plan for the city of Buffalo developed by Frederick Law Olmsted. It consists of 1,769 contributing structures (1,109 principal buildings, 659 outbuildings) developed from 1876 to 1936, as a middle class residential neighborhood. The district largely contains single-family dwellings, built in a variety of popular architectural styles, and located along the irregular and curvilinear street pattern developed by Olmsted. The district is located to the east of Buffalo's Delaware Park and includes the Walter V. Davidson House and the separately listed Darwin D. Martin House, both designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]


  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 2016-05-01. Note: This includes Francis R. Kowsky (September 1981). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Parkside East Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-01., Accompanying 181 photographs, and Photograph captions

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