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Niagara Falls in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Park Place Historic District

 
 
Park Place Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, December 31, 2014
1. Park Place Historic District Marker
Inscription. District Description:
The structures comprising Park Place Historic District illustrate architecture from four periods of residential development spanning a nearly 100-year period in Niagara Falls, New York.
1. Mid-19th Century Workman's Cottages
2. Late 19th Century Flats and Single Family Homes
3. Turn of the Century Residences of the Leaders of Industry and Commerce
4. 1920's Period Houses for the Business and Professional Classes
Wright Park: Wright Park (also called 'Cenotaph Park' and Veterans Park') was named for early Niagara Falls architect George W. Wright who served as the City's first Mayor. Wright Park includes memorials to Veterans of all US wars.
 
Location. 43° 5.781′ N, 79° 3.476′ W. Marker is in Niagara Falls, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is at the intersection of Cedar Avenue and 4th Street, on the left when traveling west on Cedar Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is between 4th Street and Park Place. An identical marker is on Main Street (NY 104) at Pine Avenue in Wright Park, 43.094375N, 79.056670W. Marker is in this post office area: Niagara Falls NY 14301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Honor of the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Most Combat Decorated World War II Soldier
Eastward on Cedar Ave image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, December 31, 2014
2. Eastward on Cedar Ave
The crossroad is an unnamed alley.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Niagara Gorge Important Bird Area (approx. 0.2 miles away); Niagara Gorge Industrial Heritage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Carnegie Building (approx. mile away); The Great Gorge Route (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oakwood Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niagara Falls.
 
Also see . . .  Park Place Historic District (Niagara Falls, New York) - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 6, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Westward on Cedar Ave Towards 4th St. image. Click for full size.
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3. Westward on Cedar Ave Towards 4th St.
Northward on Main Street (NY 104) image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, December 31, 2014
4. Northward on Main Street (NY 104)
Identical marker in Wright Park. Cross street is Pine Avenue, which is US route 62 BUS (business) on the right (east) side of Main Street.
Southward on Main Street image. Click for full size.
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5. Southward on Main Street
Wright Park image. Click for full size.
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6. Wright Park
View from Park Place
Park Place Historic District Sign image. Click for full size.
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7. Park Place Historic District Sign
A number of these Park Place Historic District signs adorn street signs.
(1) Workman's Cottages - 424 Cedar Ave image. Click for full size.
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8. (1) Workman's Cottages - 424 Cedar Ave
(3) Turn of the Century Residences - Leaders of Industry and Commerce image. Click for full size.
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9. (3) Turn of the Century Residences - Leaders of Industry and Commerce
751 & 745 Park Place
(3) Turn of the Century Residences - Leaders of Industry and Commerce image. Click for full size.
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10. (3) Turn of the Century Residences - Leaders of Industry and Commerce
740 Park Place
(4) 1920's Period Houses - Business & Professional Classes image. Click for full size.
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11. (4) 1920's Period Houses - Business & Professional Classes
748 4th Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on January 6, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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