School 13

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School 13
School 13 Dec 09.JPG
School 13, December 2009
School 13 is located in New York
School 13
School 13 is located in the US
School 13
Location 266-268 Oak St., Buffalo, New York
Coordinates 42°53′20″N 78°52′13″W / 42.88889°N 78.87028°W / 42.88889; -78.87028Coordinates: 42°53′20″N 78°52′13″W / 42.88889°N 78.87028°W / 42.88889; -78.87028
Area less than one acre
Built 1915 (1915)
Architect Metzger, George J.
Architectural style Beaux Arts
NRHP Reference # 05000161[1]
Added to NRHP March 15, 2005

School 13, also known as Boys Vocational High School and Buffalo Alternative High School, is a historic school building located at Buffalo in Erie County, New York. It was built about 1915, and is a three-story, steel framed building sheathed in brick and terra cotta with Beaux-Arts style design elements. The "T"-shaped building housed administrative offices, classrooms, a gymnasium, swimming pool, and two-story auditorium. The building housed a school until 2003.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1]


  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.  Note: This includes Claire L. Ross (January 2004). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: School 13" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-07-01.  and Accompanying four photographs

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