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Six WNY Nominations of Historic Places Announced

Buffalo News


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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