Parkside West Historic District

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Parkside West Historic District
Parkside West Historic District Dec 09.JPG
Streetscape in Parkside West Historic District, December 2009
Parkside West Historic District is located in New York
Parkside West Historic District
Parkside West Historic District is located in the US
Parkside West Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Amherst St., Nottingham Terr., Middlesex Rd., and Delaware Ave., Buffalo, New York
Coordinates 42°56′15″N 78°52′1″W / 42.93750°N 78.86694°W / 42.93750; -78.86694Coordinates: 42°56′15″N 78°52′1″W / 42.93750°N 78.86694°W / 42.93750; -78.86694
Area 53 acres (21 ha)
Built 1876
Architect Olmsted, Frederick Law
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival, French Chateau
MPS Olmsted Parks and Parkways TR
NRHP reference # 86003372[1]
Added to NRHP December 10, 1986

Parkside West 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 in 1876. It consists of 137 contributing structures (82 principal buildings, 51 outbuildings) developed primarily from 1923 to 1940, 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. They include homes along Nottingham Terrace and Middlesex Road, and segments of Meadow Road, Lincoln Parkway, Delaware Avenue, and Amherst Street. The district is located to the north of Buffalo's Delaware Park.[2]

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

External links[edit]

  • Parkside West is covered in the North Buffalo travel guide from Wikivoyage.


  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 Mark Peckham / Claire Ross (October 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Parkside West Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-01. , Accompanying 51 photographs, and Photograph captions