Ken-Ton Municipal Building - Table of Contents

Town of Tonawanda Illustrated Historical Map
in the
Kenmore-Tonawanda Municipal Building 

2919 Delaware Avenue at Delaware Road, Kenmore, NY

Artist: - See signture in last illustration below

Year painted: 1981


Wall map located on the rear landing


Father Louis Hennepin ..... Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de La Salle ..... Enrico Tonty of the Iron Hand


Lake freighter.
The
Chevrolet Plant (General Motors Tonawanda Engine Plant) on River Road was designed by Albert Kahn.
Oil refineries  (now grass-covered landfills) near the Grand Island South Bridges.

Below, top left: Wickwire Spencer Steel Co.
Below, top right building: Linde headquarters on Sheridan Drive, now
known as Union Carbide.


#1 - Buffalo C. 1830 ..... #2 - Erie Canal Towpath ..... #7 - Early Travel..... #8 - Niagara Portage


#3 - Lock - Erie Canal ..... #4 - Eberhardt Homes ..... #9 - Building "Le Griffon" ..... #10 - "Le Griffon" on Lake Erie


#5 - 1st Village and Fire Hall .....  #6 - 1st Public School .....  #11 -  U.S.A. Battle Fleet Lake Erie 1813 [in War of 1812] ..... #12 - Municipal Building


#13 - Packet - Erie Canal ..... #14 - St. John Neumann ..... #19 - St. Paul R.C. c. 1912 ..... #20 - St. Andrrw R.C.


#15 - St. John Neumann Chapels ..... #16 - Iroquois Village ..... #21 St. John the Baptist R.C. ...... #22 - St. Peter Evan.


#17 - Curtis "Jenny" & Irving "Chute"..... #18 -Kenmore East S.H.S. ..... #23 - Kenmore M.E.Ch. c. 1893 ..... #24 - Kenmore Presbyterian Ch. c. 1908


"Carlo Antonia Nisita (American, 1895-1990) was a western New York artist, painter, printmaker, designer and teacher known for his murals, harbor & marine scenes, landscapes and decoration, while in his later career for more modern themes and images in his work. He worked in a variety of mediums; oil, watercolor, intaglio, linocuts and pen & ink. He came to Buffalo at the age of seven and later maintained a studio at 280 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY. He resided in Kenmore, NY." - AskArt


Special thanks to Kenmore Historian Ed Adamczk
and the Office of Town of Tonawanda Supervisor Anthony Caruana
for their cooperation in 2010


Photos and their arrangement 2010 Chuck LaChiusa
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