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Nominations ............ Landmarks and Historic Districts in Buffalo, NY

Elmwood Historic District (EAST)
National Register of Historic Places Nomination
Prepared by Clinton Brown Company Architecture/Rebuild (online May 2015)

Research by Hannah Beckman

Maps

Section 1-11; Section 7
Sect. 1 - Name of Property
Sect. 2 - Location
Sect. 3 - State/Federal Agency Certification
Sect. 4 - National Park Service Certification
Sect. 5 - Classification
Sect. 6 - Function or use
Sect. 7 - Description: Architectural Classification
Sect. 8 - Statement of Significance: Applicable National register Criteria
Sect. 9 - Major Bibliographical References
Sect. 10 - Geographical Data
Sect. 11 - Form Prepared By

Sect. 7, p. 1 -    Overview
Sect. 7, p. 3 -    Resources
Sect. 7, p. 4 -    Period of Significance
Sect. 7, p. 4 -    Streets 
Sect. 7, p. 19 -  Architecture
Sect. 7, p. 20 -  Landscape Features
Sect. 7, p. 21 -  Olmsted Parks and Parkways System
Sect. 7, p. 23 -  Secondary Resources - Urban Barns, Carriage Houses and Garages
Sect. 7, p. 24 -  Methodology
Sect. 7, p. 25  - Non-contributing Elements and Integrity Assessment
Sect. 7, p. 26 -  Previously Listed Resources
Sect. 7, p. 27 -  Resource List
Sect. 7, p. 28 -  Buildings List
[Individual addresses by street, alphabetically; odd and even numbers listed separately] [First address: 146 Anderson Place; Last address: 72 Windsor Avenue]

Section 8 and 9:
Sect. 8, p. 1 -    Overview
Sect. 8, p. 5 -    Early History of Buffalo (ca. 1790s-1853) REPRINTED
Sect. 8, p. 8 -    History of the Elmwood District (ca. 1860s - ca. 1910s)
Sect. 8, p. 8 -    Lots
Sect. 8, p. 13 -  Road Development
Sect. 8, p. 15 -  Nurseries
Sect. 8, p. 17 -  Early Residential Development in Elmwood East
Sect. 8, p. 18 -  Forest Lawn Cemetery
Sect. 8, p. 19 -  Creation of the 11th Ward
Sect. 8, p. 23 -  Need for open Space
Sect. 8, p. 25 -  Frederick Law Olmsted - Parks & Parkways
Sect. 8, p. 31 -  Buffalo State Asylum
Sect. 8, p. 35 -  Large Estates, 1885-1920s
Sect. 8, p. 49-   Streetcar Suburbs in the US (ca. 1880s - 1920s)
Sect. 8, p. 51 -  Growth of the Elmwood District (1870s - 1910s)
Sect. 8, p. 60 -  Subdivisions and Land Use
Sect. 8, p. 63 -  Land Value
Sect. 8, p. 65 -  Turn of the Twentieth Century / Pan American Exposition
Sect. 8, p. 67 -  Frank Lloyd Wright's William Heath House, 1904-1905
Sect. 8, p. 71-   Changes in the Elmwood District (1910s - ca. 1940s)
Sect. 8, p. 72 -  Elmwood Avenue Extension
Sect. 8, p. 74 -  Automobiles
Sect. 8, p. 76 -  Median Streets, 1910s-1920s
Sect. 8, p. 84 -  Midcentury Developments (1940s-1965)
Sect. 8, p. 86 -  Midcentury Cul de Sacs
Sect. 8, p. 89 -  Notable Residents of the Elmwood District
Sect. 8, p. 94 -  Architecture
Sect. 8, p. 95 -  Vernacular Houses
Sect. 8, p. 96 -  Queen Anne and Shingle Style Houses
Sect. 8, p. 98 -  Colonial Revival Houses
Sect. 8, p. 100 - Tudor Revival Houses
Sect. 8, p. 101 - Craftsman Houses
Sect. 8, p. 103 - Other Residential Styles
Sect. 8, p. 105 - Multiple-family dwellings, Duplexes, and Flats
Sect. 8, p. 107 - Apartment Buildings
Sect. 8, p. 115 - Commercial Architecture
Sect. 8, p. 117 - Converted Commercial Buildings
Sect. 8, p. 118 - Institutional Architecture and Service Buildings
Sect. 8, p. 119 - Institutional Buildings
Sect. 8, p. 120 - Public Services
Sect. 8, p. 124 - Ecclesiastic Architecture
Sect. 8, p. 126 - Builders and Developers
Sect. 8, p. 130 - Architects
Sect. 8, p. 133 - Conclusion
Sect. 9, p. 1 -    Bibliography

Section 10:
Sect. 10, p. 1 -  Verbal Boundary Description
Sect. 10, p. 1 -  Boundary Justification
Sect. 10, p. 3 -  Two maps

Section 11:
Sect. 11, p. 1 -  Photo Log
Sect. 11, p. 3 - Buffalo Street Name Changes
Sect. 11, p. 4 -  Historic Maps

Section 11, pp. 33-67
Sect. 11, pp. 33-67  Historic Images


Separately reprinted:


See also:  Elmwood Historic District (WEST)


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