Black Rock - Table of Contents
Black Rock neighborhood, Buffalo, NY

The Village of Black Rock was founded in 1813, annexed by Buffalo in 1854.

Boundaries:  School Street, on the south, to what is now Austin Street on the north, between the Niagara River and the eastern boundary of the Mile Strip Reservation.
Scajaquada Creek served as the colloquial division between Lower Black Rock, north of the creek, and Upper Black Rock, south of the creek .

Mildred C. Green, Black Rock, 1825

Clinton Brown Company Architecture pc, Black Rock Reconnaissance Level Historic Resources Survey

KTA Preservation Specialists,
Upper Black Rock LOCAL Historic District Nomination ...  List of Properties

Kerry Traynor,
Black Rock - Belt Line - Niagara Street Industrial Heritage Historic District  (Renamed Upper Black Rock LOCAL Historic District)

R. Arthur Bowler, The Burning of Buffalo Essay

Austin M. Fox, Historic Old Black Rock, Essay

Mark Goldman, First There Was Black Rock, Essay and illustrations

Joseph A. Grande, Black Rock's Peter B. Porter: Lawyer, Statesman, Soldier Essay
Francis R. Kowsky,, , Black Rock and Riverside From "Buffalo Architecture: A Guide"    Essay
James Napora, History of Black Rock   Essay

What Was the 'Black Rock' in Black Rock? Illustrations and text reprinted from "The Picture Book of Earlier Buffalo," 1912    Essay

Black Rock History Project Historic Photos

Black Rock and Riverside
Architecture links

Buildings & Sites:

Buffalo as an Architectural Museum: 1010 - 1379 Niagara Street

Market Square Historic District

"Black Rock Geology" Mural

Black Rock Lock

Breckenridge Street Church

Buffalo Smelting Co.

Jacob Schmidt House & Tavern

Dayton House

218 Dearborn St.

Eberz House

Engine #15 Fire Station

International RR Bridge

St. Francis Xavier RC Church / Buffalo Religious Arts Center

Scajaquada Creek

Smith House and Tavern

West Side Rowing Club / Frank Lloyd Wright's Fontana Boathouse

"We Are..." mural at Market Square Park

"The People of Black Rock sculptures

On other websites:

Joseph A. Grande, Adventures in American History Series: Peter B. Porter and the Buffalo Black Rock Rivalry  Brochure  (online July 2018)

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