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Six WNY Nominations of Historic Places Announced

Buffalo News

12/19/2012

Six Western New York nominations to the State and National Registers of Historic Places were among 25 announced Tuesday by the State Board for Historic Preservation.

They are:

· F.N. Burt Co. Factory in Buffalo: Construction of the factory complex, which began in 1901, became the leading provider of cigarette boxes and later, cosmetic containers. A major redevelopment was recently announced by the Savarino Cos.


· Schoellkopf Power Station No. 3 site, Niagara Falls: The No. 3 site was associated with the spectacular 1956 collapse of the station into the Niagara River Gorge, which ultimately led to the Niagara Power Project.


· John J. Aiken House, Ellicottville: The vernacular Greek revival house was constructed circa 1837 for the Rev. John J. Aiken, a prominent local religious and business leader.


· Augustus S. Tryon House, Le Roy: The 1867 Italianate house was built for Augustus S. Tryon, a successsful merchant and farmer, and was later owned by prominent mill owner Charles Prentice.


· Bacon-Harding Farm, Orleans County: The farmstead includes a distinctive cobblestone Greek revival house built in 1844.


• Attica Market & Main Historic District: The commercial core of 23 contributing buildings from 1827 to 1915 represents nearly a century of development in the village.



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