North Pearl Street - Table of Contents

Andrew Simson House
56 North Pearl Street
, Buffalo, NY

Photos taken on January 8, 2012

Built:
1870
Original owner:
The original owner was Andrew Simson, a photographer.  In 1885 Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Simson lived there with two other Simsons, although Kraus owned the property. Simson helped found Upson and Simson. After 56 North Pearl, he later moved to 5 North Pearl.  He retired in 1900.  When he died in 1922, he was recorded as being Buffalo's oldest photographer. At that time, he had been living on St. James Place. - Sonia R. Efron, Buffalo's Brick Italianates: An Allentown Legacy, Self-published, 1994.
Developer:
 Henry Hellriegel
Style:
Italianate
Lot size: 40 x 111
Status:
Allentown Historic District (National, State, Local)
Other North Pearl Street sites: Buffalo as an Architectural Museum - By Address



Exceptional fretted Eastlake bargeboard, scalloped to frame a pair of round, framed  arched windows





Typical  Italianate double doors .... Italianate style wrought iron design


Photos and their arrangement 2012 Chuck LaChiusa
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