Lockport in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Lockport City Hall
(William K. Moore Co. Mill, Holly Water Works)
The trapezoidial shaped building was built of "Lockport" limestone. Few sites in any United States city would be so ideally located where it presides over the locks of the Erie Canal.
The building was entered on the National Register of Historic Places on June 19, 1973.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1881.
Location. 43° 10.241′ N, 78° 41.561′ W. Marker is in Lockport, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on Pine Street, 0.1 miles north of Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is affixed to the front right of the building, next to a newer self-standing marker. The building is on the south edge of the Erie Barge Canal above locks 34 & 35. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lockport NY 14094, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old City Hall (here, next to this marker); Lock ConstructionThe Great American Canal (a few steps from this marker); Old Locks West (within shouting distance of this marker); Lock Tenders Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); Life on the Barges (within shouting distance of this marker); Upper Locks View (within shouting distance of this marker); Oak Wood Lock Flooring (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lockport.
More about this marker. The cross street, Main Street, is not NY Route 31. Parallel Walnut Street is NY 31. The marker text implies that the building was being used as City Hall, whereas a modern building on Main Street (Locks Plaza) is now City Hall.
Also see . . . Benjamin C. Moore Mill - Wikipedia. National Register of Historic Places entry. (Submitted on October 28, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 28, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.