Bidwell Parkway
Buffalo, NY

Reprints from
Elmwood Historic District (West)
National Register of Historic Places Nomination

By Jennifer Walkowski

On this page, below:

History

Even numbers

Odd numbers

Bidwell Parkway - Section 7, p. 8

Bidwell Parkway is an excellent example of Olmsted’s Buffalo parks and parkways system, cutting diagonally through the Elmwood Historic District (West) from Richmond Avenue and Colonial Circle through Elmwood Avenue near Potomac Avenue further on to Soldier’s Circle in the north-east.

The street and parkway itself were previously listed on the State and National Registers as a contributing element to the Delaware Park-Front Park system in the Olmsted Parks and Parkways Thematic Resources.

A divided roadway with grassy median, Bidwell Parkway is an excellent example of the type of road-as-park that Olmsted envisioned; linking pre- existing settlement at Black Rock and Cold Spring with ribbons of trees and landscape to Delaware Park.

The entire street measures approximately 200-feet in width, creating a broad roadway. The median is planted with numerous elm trees on a grid layout, helping give this area a shady, forest-like orderly appearance. Streetlights on Bidwell Parkway are cast iron decorative luminares on poles with Art Nouveau flourishes and glass globes.

Houses on Bidwell Parkway date from approximately the 1890s to 1900s, and many feature more high-style examples of Queen Anne, Colonial Revival and Tudor Revival styles. The street also contains several apartment buildings, compatibly scaled to the neighboring 2 1⁄2 or 3-story houses.

Notable buildings on Bidwell Parkway include the George L. Thorne House at 50 Bidwell Parkway, designed for one of Buffalo’s most prominent real estate moguls by Bethune, Bethune and Fuchs around 1885. The house at 123 Bidwell Parkway dates to 1895 and was designed by Joseph Lyman Silsbee, a nationally-significant architect and early mentor to Frank Lloyd Wright. It was built for Charles Dudley Arnold, official photographer of the Chicago World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893 and the Buffalo Pan-American Exposition in 1901.
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ELMWOOD AVENUE INTERSECTS

Contributing element to the Delaware Park-Front Park system. Runs approximately 1/3-mile between Colonial Circle and Elmwood Avenue in the district. 200-foot wide divided roadway with broad, treed median.

BIDWELL PARKWAY – NORTH SIDE (Even)
AT COLONIAL CIRCLE; RICHMOND AVENUE AND LAFAYETTE AVENUE INTERSECT

4 Bidwell Parkway 1898
Built for J. W. Welch
2 1⁄2-story hipped roof frame symmetrical Colonial Revival house, stone foundation, aluminum siding, asphalt roof. Central partial width flat roof open front porch, square columns with spindle balustrade atop stone base. Oval windows flank central pavilion with door and sidelights at 2nd story porch. Hipped dormer, tripartite window. 1/1 double hung windows. 2-story bay window below hipped roof dormer on secondary elevations.

8 Bidwell Parkway 1898
Built for J. W. Welch
2 1⁄2-story hipped roof with deck frame Colonial Revival house, stone foundation, vinyl siding, asphalt roof. Small entry porch with flat roof, columns supporting decorative entablature at entry bay. 2-story polygonal bay. Front gable dormer with cornice returns. 1/1 wood double hung windows, leaded glass tracery in 2nd story bay window. Contains contributing secondary building (garage) access on Richmond.

12 Bidwell Parkway 1898
Built for Dennis R. Warden
Architect: Bacon & Lewis
2 1⁄2-story cross gable frame Queen Anne house, enclosed front porch, aluminum siding, asphalt roof, replacement vinyl windows. Non-contributing primary building.

16 Bidwell Parkway 1898

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Built for Dennis R. Warden
2 1⁄2-story hipped roof frame Colonial Revival house, stone foundation, wood clapboard, asphalt roof. Altered porch. Paired oriel windows with multi-light sidelights, paneled cornice header. Pedimented front gable dormer with tripartite window with paneled framework and columns. Intact 1/1 and 4/4 wood frame double hung windows. Fluted corner pilasters.

20 Bidwell Parkway 1898
Built for Dennis R. Warden
2 1⁄2-story front gable frame Colonial Revival house, stone foundation, wood clapboard, asphalt roof. Full width flat roof open front porch, fluted Doric columns, spindle balustrade, entablature with modillions. Paired bay windows beneath projecting closed front gable with pent, Palladian style window with entablature, Ionic pilasters. Heavy brackets and fluted corner pilasters. Oriel on secondary elevation.

22 Bidwell Parkway 1909
Built for Henry J. Diefenbach
2 1⁄2-story hipped roof frame Craftsman house, stone foundation, wood shingle, asphalt roof. Full width 2-story flat roof open front porch, square columns on closed shingle balustrade at 1st and 2nd levels. Front gable dormer contains 8/1 double hung wood windows, elsewhere, 1/1 and 8/1 double hung wood window.

26 Bidwell Parkway 1909
Built for W. A. Dwyer
2 1⁄2-story front gable frame modest Queen Anne house, stone foundation, wood shingle/mineral fiberboard siding, asphalt roof. Full width 2-level flat roof open front porch, paired square columns, entablature with modillions. Paired bay window at 2nd story. Four grouped windows with diamond-pattern tracery in closed gable with pent. 1/1 and 5/1 double hung wood windows. Contains contributing 2-story flat roof secondary building (apartment).

30 Bidwell Parkway 1909

Built for John F. Klopp
2 1⁄2-story hipped roof frame Colonial Revival house, stone foundation, vinyl siding, asphalt roof. Full width 2- level flat roof open front porch, paneled square columns on pedestal, scrolled metal rail, modillioned cornice. Paired bay windows at 2nd story. Tripartite window with simple pilasters in front gable dormer. Overhanging eaves, corner pilasters. 2-story bay window below hipped roof dormer on secondary elevation. Contains contributing flat roof, brick and frame secondary building (garage).

34 Bidwell Parkway ca. 1915
2 1⁄2-story low hipped roof masonry house with Prairie Style influence, poured concrete foundation, brick and stucco exterior, asphalt shingle roof. Off-center partial width hipped roof vestibule, double door with transom, 1/1 casements between brick columns, stone sills and headers. Paired 1/1 windows with leaded transoms, stone stills. Stucco finish under eaves, large brackets. Small hipped roof dormer with tripartite window. Projecting
All material CBCA 2012

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bay below hipped roof dormer on secondary elevation. Contains contributing hipped roof masonry secondary building (garage).

40 Bidwell Parkway ca. 1885
The George L. Thorne House
Architect: Bethune, Bethune and Fuchs
2 1⁄2-story complex massed frame Queen Anne house with engaged 2-story polygonal tower, stone foundation, wood clapboard and shingle, asphalt roof. Full width 2-level open front porch, Doric columns, spindle balustrade 1st story. Open front gable with shingle bands, small oriel projecting from peak, vergeboards. Tower features 1/1 windows with craftsman type muntins. Second Empire-style dormer on raked upper level with pediment. Beltcourses, courses of shingles. Contains contributing frame flat roof secondary building (garage).

44 Bidwell Parkway 1908
Built for Kate Crary and Emma Crary Bidwell
Architect: McCreary, Wood & Bradney
2 1⁄2-story hipped roof with cross gable frame Colonial Revival house, stone foundation, wood clapboard, asphalt roof. Recessed single bay entry in ell, small flat roof entry porch. Partial width flat roof enclosed front projection (originally a porch). Oriel window at 1st story. Pedimented dormer, paired window with pilasters. 1/1, 4/1, 6/1 double hung wood windows. Frieze, corner boards.

48 Bidwell Parkway 1907
Built for Amelia W. Christgau
2 1⁄2-story side gable frame Craftsman house, stone foundation, wood shingle, asphalt roof. Partial width open front porch with standing seam low pitched hipped metal roof, shingled columns and balustrade.2-story bay window on primary elevation. Low shed roof dormer with 1/1 wood double hung tripartite window, exposed rafter tails. 1/1 double hung wood windows. 2-story shed roof bay window on secondary elevation. Contains contributing flat roof secondary building (garage) accessed from W. Delavan.

52 Bidwell Parkway ca. 1900
2 1⁄2-story front gable modest Queen Anne style house with permastone, wood shingle siding, asphalt roof. Altered front porch. Rear hipped roof portion on West Delevan Avenue was originally the carriage house for the property, now connected to main building and used as housing. Non-contributing primary building.

56 Bidwell Parkway ca. 1910
2-story side gable frame Colonial Revival house with 2-story polygonal sunroom at side elevation, stone foundation, wood clapboard, asphalt roof. Central entrance with semi-circular entablature, pilasters. 2 tripartite windows with cornice at 1st floor; paired windows with hoods at 2nd floor. Sunroom has multi-light windows, transoms, metal rail. Ionic corner pilasters. Contains contributing 1 1⁄2-story flat roof frame secondary building.

WEST DELEVAN AVENUE INTERSECTS; CLAREMONT AVENUE INTERSECTS

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74 Bidwsell Parkwayca. 1910

2 1⁄2-story cross gabled frame Tudor Revival house, brick 1st floor, stucco upper levels, asphalt roof. Half-width front gable open front porch with brick piers and balustrade, Tudor influenced stickwork in tympanum. Front gable features 15/1 wood double hung windows below arcaded window group with keystone, pilasters set in elaborate enframement. Similar in design to 113 Bidwell.

78 Bidwell Parkway 1909
Built for James Newton
2 1⁄2-story side gable masonry Craftsman house, rock-faced random coursed stone 1st floor with rough pebbledash upper, asphalt shingle roof. Partial width shed roof open front porch with stone piers and balustrade, exposed rafter tails. Lower level windows set with segmental arched stone relieving arches. 2 shed roof pebbledash dormers with 1/1 window. 10/10 double hung sash windows at 1st story, upper floors have 12/1 or 8/1.

82 Bidwell Parkway 1909
Built for James Newton
2 1⁄2-story side gable frame Colonial Revival house, stone foundation, wood shingle, asphalt roof. Partial width hipped roof open front porch with shingle piers and balustrade. Front gable with cornice returns, oriel window. Slightly overhanging 2nd story, rafter tails and brackets.4/1 or 6/1 double hung wood windows typical.

86 Bidwell Parkway 1907
Built for Louis Newman
Architect: Emerson C. Dell
2 1⁄2-story hipped frame Colonial Revival house, stone foundation, wood clapboard, asphalt roof. Full-width 2- story open front porch with semi-circular projection, fluted columns, spindle balustrade, modillioned cornice. Entry door flanked by sidelights. 2nd story with large bow window with transom, paired French doors. Hipped dormer with tripartite windows. Exposed rafter tails.

90 Bidwell Parkway 1904
Built for John H. Kamman
2 1⁄2-story front clipped gable masonry and frame Tudor Revival style house, brick and stone foundation, brick 1st story, faux half-timbering upper levels, asphalt shingle roof. Partial width flat roof open front porch with square columns, arched headers, on stone base. 1st story bay window beneath slightly projecting upper level. 2nd story features decorative half-timbering and stucco with tripartite and paired windows divided by engaged columns beneath overhanging front gable. Small enclosed porch at 2nd story with wood panel and multi-lite windows. Paired 9/1 wood sash windows in gable. Heavy bracketing.

96 Bidwell Parkway 1905
Charles Mosier House
Built for Charles Mosier
Architect: Esenwein and Johnson

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2 1⁄2-story side gable symmetrical masonry Colonial Revival house, stone foundation, brick walls, asphalt shingle roof. Partial width semi-circular flat roof open front porch with stone base, Ionic columns, spindle balustrade. Historic entry floor flanked by sidelights. Tripartite windows with stone headers and sills with 6/1 double hung windows flanked by smaller windows. 1/1 sash windows at 2nd story. 3 front gable dormers with cornice returns, segmental arched 6/1 double hung sash windows. Paired corbelled chimneys at ridge. Prominent quoins. Contains contributing hipped roof frame secondary building (garage) accessed from Dorchester.
In front of 96 Bidwell – Contributing mid-20th century historic cast concrete obelisk-style post, engraved at top with “195_.”

AT DORCHESTER ROAD

106 Bidwell Parkway 1903-1904
Built for Nellie Newton
2 1⁄2-story hipped roof frame Craftsman house, stone foundation, wood shingle, asphalt roof. Projection on secondary elevation has single bay entry, tripartite arched window grouping, historic paneled wood door; 2nd floor 4/1, 12/1 wood windows. Off center flat roof enclosed projection on primary elevation, 8-light wood casements. Hipped roof dormers, diamond muntins, elsewhere, 12/1, 20/1 double hung wood windows. Frieze.

110-112 Bidwell Parkway ca. 1902
Built for Arthur W. Meyer
3-story side gable masonry Tudor Revival apartment building with Flemish gables, poured concrete foundation, red brick exterior, slate roof. Dual recessed corner entries with stone stair, arches, window enframements, turned scrolled corner support. Tripartite windows of 1/1 double hung and 1/1 double hung with fixed transoms, tabbed stone window surrounds. Flat roof extension at rear. Central chimney with corbelling. 2-story polygonal bay with stone window surrounds on secondary elevation. Contains contributing frame secondary building (garage).

116 Bidwell Parkway 1916
Built for Miller, Dolinski & Duchon
4-story 3-bay symmetrical brick Classical Revival style apartment building, stone foundation and 1st story, red face brick and brown brick exterior, clay tile and membrane roof. Central entrance with Ionic pilasters and entablature, continuous stone cornice with modillions above 1st story. Upper 3 stories contain full-height brick pilasters with stone Ionic capitals, center bay with single 6/6 window, with tabbed stone arch enframement at 2nd story. Outside bays each contain central door flanked by 6/1 double hung windows with stone drip mold and metal balconete. Tile hipped pent roof above frieze with brick parapet inset with stone swag plaque. Fenestration on secondary elevation is 1/1 double hung wood windows.

122 Bidwell Parkway 1906 Built for John H. Kamman

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2 1⁄2-story front gable frame Queen Anne house, stone foundation, wood shingle, asphalt roof. Recessed single bay corner entry. Partial width 2-level flat roof open front porch, Doric columns, stick balustrade on 1st and 2nd floor. Tripartite arcaded windows with tracery in pent roof front gable, heavy bracketing. Paired 2-story bay window on secondary elevation, front gable dormer. Contains contributing side gable frame secondary building (garage).

126 Bidwell Parkway 1902
Built for Arthur W. Meyer
3 1⁄2-story front gambrel brick Colonial Revival apartment building, altered porch, modified fenestration, vinyl replacement windows. Non-contributing primary building.

130 Bidwell Parkway 1902 Built for Ernest C. Colter
Architect: Esenwein and Johnson
Part of a duplex with 132 Bidwell
2 1⁄2-story paired front gable masonry duplex with modest Tudor Revival styling, stone foundation, masonry and wood clapboard, asphalt shingle roof. Single recessed entry bay at each corner, brick columns, stone header. Paired oriels with paneled enframement centered under each projecting closed gable. Each gable features tripartite windows, brackets, simple vergeboards. Contemporary sunken garages at basement. 1/1 double hung wood windows. Part of a duplex with 132 Bidwell; similar in detailing to 136-138 Bidwell Parkway.

132 Bidwell Parkway 1902 Built for Ernest C. Colter
Architect: Esenwein and Johnson
Part of a duplex with 130 Bidwell
See description above.

136 Bidwell Parkway 1902 Built for Ernest C. Colter
Architect: Esenwein and Johnson
Part of a duplex with 138 Bidwell
2 1⁄2-story paired front gable masonry duplex with modest Tudor Revival styling, stone foundation, masonry and faux half-timbering, asphalt shingle roof. Single recessed entry bay at each corner, brick columns, stone header. Paired oriels with paneled enframement centered under each projecting closed gable. Each gable features tripartite windows, faux-half timbering, brackets, simple vergeboards. Overhanging eaves with brackets. Contemporary sunken garage. 1/1 double hung wood windows. Similar in detailing to 130-132 Bidwell Parkway.

138 Bidwell Parkway 1902 Built for Ernest C. Colter
Architect: Esenwein and Johnson

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Part of a duplex with 136 Bidwell
See description above.

142 Bidwell Parkway
Architect: Esenwein and Johnson
Architect: Esenwein & Johnson
2 1⁄2-story side gable frame Colonial Revival style house, stone foundation, wood shingle, asphalt roof. Central partial width open pedimented entry porch, Doric columns, cornice return; paneled door with entablature, sidelights. Windows with flat-arched headers with keystones. 2nd story slightly projects, simple brackets. Paired front gable dormers contain segmental arched 8/8 double hung wood windows; elsewhere 1/1 double hung wood windows.

ELMWOOD AVENUE INTERSECTS
BIDWELL PARKWAY – SOUTH SIDE (Odd)

AT COLONIAL CIRCLE; RICHMOND AVENUE AND LAFAYETTE AVENUE INTERSECTS

13 Bidwell Parkway 1892 (chapel), 1925-1926 (church)
St. John’s-Grace Episcopal Church

Architect: Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue Associates, completed by successor firm Mayers, Murray and Philip (church)
Gothic Revival church with Art Deco stylistic influences, with adjoining stone Gothic Revival chapel building now used as a parish hall. Main church building features random coursed rusticated stone, buttressing, large pointed arch window with Gothic tracery and bell gable at gable end facing towards Bidwell Circle. Art Deco bas relief carvings over door including text, figurals, and eagle profiles. Older cross-gabled chapel building is of a smoother textured random coursed stone with raised watertable, hooded windows and modillioned cornices, primary south elevation features paired historic wood entry doors and three lancet windows.

15 Bidwell Parkway 1904
Built for Buffalo Improvement Co.
2 1⁄2-story 5-bay front gable symmetrical frame Colonial Revival house, stone foundation, mineral fiberboard siding, asphalt roof. Pedimented front gable. Paired windows in pedimented front gable, modillions. 1/1 double hung wood windows with cornice headers.

21 Bidwell Parkway 1905
Built for Katherine B. French
2 1⁄2-story side gable frame Colonial Revival duplex house, rock-faced stone foundation, wood shingle and clapboard sheathing, asphalt shingle roof. 2 half-width flat-roof front porches with fluted columns, open balustrade, on stone base. 2 polygonal bays above porches at 2nd story. 2 front gable dormers, each with

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tripartite window, cornice return, shingle. Exposed rafter tails. 12/1 wood double hung windows, 12/12
windows in gable.

27 Bidwell Parkway ca. 1910
2 1⁄2-story flared hipped roof frame Craftsman house, stone foundation, wood clapboard, asphalt shingle. Full width hipped roof open front porch, square columns with open balustrade, rafter tails. Paired bay windows at 2nd story. Hipped roof dormers. 1/1, 3/1, 6/1 double hung wood windows. Contains contributing hipped roof frame secondary building (garage).

33 Bidwell Parkway ca. 1910
2-story hipped roof masonry house with Spanish Colonial and Craftsman influenced styling, stone foundation, stucco finish, clay tile roofing. Full width hipped roof enclosed front porch with 4/4 casement windows. 3 10/1 double hung wood windows at 2nd story. Hipped roof dormers, each with paired window.

37 Bidwell Parkway 1909
Built for W. B. French
Architect: Stephen R. Berry
2-story low-pitched hipped roof house with a Prairie Style influence, stucco covered foundation, stucco finish, asphalt roof. Polygonal hipped roof enclosed front room, square pilasters. Ribbon windows with beltcourse under eaves of varying numbers, fixed leaded glazing. Broadly overhanging eaves. Side entrance with pedestals. Contains contributing gable frame secondary building (garage).

39 Bidwell Parkway 1909
Built for W. B. French
2 1⁄2-story front gable frame Tudor house, stone foundation, masonry lower/faux half-timbered upper, asphalt roof. Full width hipped roof open front porch with square columns, brackets, exposed rafter tails. Tripartite windows flank small balcony at 2nd story. Band of 5 windows with diamond tracery in front gable. 12/1, 9/1 and fixed light wood windows. Corner boards, flared eaves with bracketing. Shed roof dormers on secondary elevation. Contains contributing flat roof secondary building (garage).

43 Bidwell Parkway 1909
Built for W. B. French
2 1⁄2-story side gable Colonial Revival house, covered foundation, stucco finish, asphalt roof. Full width shed roof enclosed front porch. Paired 6/1 wood windows flank dual French doors at small balcony of 2nd story. Paired front gable dormers, window with diamond tracery. Engaged chimney of secondary elevation.

47 Bidwell Parkway ca. 1890
2 1⁄2-story front gable frame Queen Anne building with engaged conical roof tower, stone foundation, brick 1st story, wood clapboard and shingle upper, asphalt roof. Full width 2-level flat roof open front porch with Doric columns on pedestals, open balustrade, entablature. Bay window with center French doors at 2nd story. Palladian-influenced window grouping at closed front gable with central round headed window, exposed rafter

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tails. Chimney at center ridge. 2-story polygonal bay window below pedimented front gable with cornice on
secondary elevation.

55 Bidwell Parkway ca. 1916
Built for James Newton
2 1⁄2-story side gable house with modest Tudor Revival detailing with 2-story semi-circular polygonal bay, stone foundation, stucco finish, asphalt roof. Central projecting bay side entry with hood, diamond-pattern leaded windows, 2nd floor has band of windows with multi-light transoms. Two front gable dormers, cornice returns, paired 6/1 windows. 1/1, 8/1, 3/3 and fixed wood windows.

65 Bidwell Parkway ca. 1892
3-story cross gambrel frame house with mixed Queen Anne and Shingle Style influences, wood clapboard and shingle, asphalt roof. Engaged 3-story curved tower with conical roof, large entry porch with spindle balustrade, shed roof entry pavilion with casket doors. 2-story polygonal bay under large front gable with central recessed Palladian window with columns flanked by bulls-eye windows. Side elevation features balcony at 3rd story. 1/1 double hung wood windows typical. Contains contributing secondary building hipped roof frame building (garage).

69 Bidwell Parkway ca. 1910
2 1⁄2-story side gable masonry house with mixed Colonial Revival and Craftsman detailing, rubble stone foundation and 1st story; pebbledash finish upper, asphalt roof. Central entrance in projecting stone bay with copper hood, paneled door with sidelights; tripartite leaded window at 2nd floor. Paired front gable dormers, exposed rafter tails, knee braces. Broad 1/1 and 6/1 double hung windows, with segmental arched stone headers at 1st story. Contains non-contributing secondary building (garage).

ASHLAND AVENUE INTERSECTS; WEST DELAVAN AVENUE INTERSECTS

111 Bidwell Parkway 1895
Built for Frederick Brice
2 1⁄2-story front gable Colonial Revival house with 2 1⁄2-story large engaged square tower with pyramidal roof, stone foundation, wood clapboard, asphalt shingle roof. Partial width 2-level flat roof open front porch, square columns, high spindled rail on 2nd-story. Recessed French doors and balcony in closed front gable. 1/1 double hung wood windows. Frieze, flared belt course.

113 Bidwell Parkway 1905
2 1⁄2-story cross gable frame house with elaborate Tudor Revival styling, stone and stucco finish foundation, wood clapboard, asphalt roof. Partial width flat roof open front porch, grouped columns on closed stucco balustrade and base, corner brackets with shaped headers. Polygonal bay with pilasters and diamond-pattern sash windows at 1st level under slightly projecting 2nd story gable bay with 3 diamond-pattern sash windows, cornice. Tripartite window with arched paneling, engaged column enframement in gable. Arched top front gable

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dormer. 1/1 double hung windows, diamond tracery in upper sash typical. Frieze, bracketing. Similarly detailed as 74 Bidwell.

115 Bidwell Parkway 1901
Built for Nellie Newton
2 1⁄2-story cross gable frame house with Shingle Style and Craftsman influences, stone foundation, brick 1st story and wood shingle upper, asphalt roof. Partial width flat roof glazed enclosed porch, leaded transoms, brick base with stone sill, double door entry. Flared pyramidal roof dormer. Open front gable with bracketed oriel window with 16/1, 12/1 double hung wood windows, under projecting tympanum. 1/1 double hung wood windows. Flared belt course at 2nd and 3rd floors, modillions, brackets. Engaged chimney on secondary elevation. Contains contributing secondary building (garage).

117 Bidwell Parkway 1902
Built for Frances Lanctot
2 1⁄2-story step hipped roof frame Queen Anne style house with engaged 2-story polygonal corner tower, stone foundation, brick 1st story and wood clapboard, asphalt roof. Full width hipped roof open front porch, pediment with carved tympanum at entry bay, square columns, open balustrade. Corner tower has elongated 2/2 wood sash windows between engaged pilasters at 2nd story; 1/1 at 3rd floor; flared shingle belt course. Pedimented front dormer with sunburst. Frieze, decorative shingling. Contains contributing secondary building (garage) accessed from West Delavan.

119 Bidwell Parkway ca. 1900
Built for Armand M. Minard
2 1⁄2-story side gable frame Colonial Revival house, stone foundation, brick and wood clapboard, asphalt roof. Full-width open entry porch with stone base, central single bay brick entry pavilion with entablature, door surround with pilasters and entablature; central polygonal bay window on 2nd story, front gable dormer with single window, cornice return at 3rd floor. Pedimented dormers with paired angled 16/1 windows, elsewhere 1/1 double hung wood windows. Brackets at eaves, flared belt course.

123 Bidwell Parkway 1895
The Arnold House

Built for Charles D. Arnold
Architect: Joseph Lyman Silsbee
2 1⁄2-story flared hipped roof Tudor Style house with engaged rounded masonry tower, conical roof; stone foundation, brick 1st story and faux half-timbering above, wood shingle roof. Rounded ell-shaped full width open front porch (later addition), square supports with arched support brackets atop brick knee wall with stone sill. Side-by-side casements at 2nd story. Flared hipped roof dormers. Decorative copper flashing at ridge.

ELMWOOD AVENUE INTERSECTS

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