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

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

Research by Jennifer Walkowski


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Nomination:
Section 7, page 1 -    Overview
Section 7, page 3 -    Resources
Section 7, page 4 -    Period of Significance
Section 7, page 4 -    Streets 
BIDWELL PARKWAY REPRINTED    WEST FERRY - REPRINTED
Section 7, page 14 -  Architecture
Section 7, page 16 -  Landscape Features
Section 7, page 17 -  Olmsted Parks and Parkways System
Section 7, page 19 -  Secondary Structures
Section 7, page 21 -  Non-contributing Elements
Section 7, page 22 -  Previously Listed Resources
Section 7, page 23 -  Property List
Section 7, page 24 -  Buildings List [by street, alphabetically; odd and even number listed separately] BIDWELL PARKWAY REPRINTED    WEST FERRY - REPRINTED
Section 8, page 1 -    Overview
Section 8, page 4 -    Early History of Buffalo (ca. 1790s-1853) REPRINTED
Section 8, page 8 -    History of the Elmwood District (ca. 1860s - ca. 1910s)
Section 8, page 9 -    Lots
Section 8, page 13 -  Road Development
Section 8, page 15 -  Nurseries
Section 8, page 17 -  Forest Lawn Cemetery
Section 8, page 19 -  Creation of the 11th Ward
Section 8, page 24 -  Need for open Space
Section 8, page 26 -  Frederick Law Olmsted - Parks & Parkways
Section 8, page 33 -  Buffalo State Asylum
Section 8, page 35 -  Streetcars and Public Transportation in Buffalo  REPRINTED
Section 8, page 38 -  Streetcar Suburbs in the US (ca. 1880s - 1920s)  
REPRINTED
Section 8, page 41 -  Growth of the Elmwood District (1870s - 1910s)
Section 8, page 51 -  Subdivisions and Land Use
Section 8, page 55 -  Land Value
Section 8, page 57 -  Turn of the Twentieth Century / Pan American Exposition
Section 8, page 59 -  Dorchester Road
Section 8, page 60 -  Changes in the Elmwood District (1910s - ca. 1940s)
Section 8, page 60 -  Elmwood Avenue Extension
Section 8, page 63 -  Automobiles
Section 8, page 67 -  Notable Residents of the Elmwood District
Section 8, page 71 -  Women in the Elmwood Historic District
Section 8, page 73 -  The Bidwell Farm
Section 8, page 74 -  Architecture
Section 8, page 107 - Builders and Developers
Section 8, page 111 - Architects
Section 8, page 114 - Conclusion
Section 9, page 1 -    Bibliography
Section 10, page 1 -  Verbal Boundary Description
Section 10, page 1 -  Boundary Justification



See also: 
Grant-Ferry-Forest Intensive Level Historic Resources Survey


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