Niagara Falls in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Park Place Historic District
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. 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. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
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 (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. ¼ mile away); The Great Gorge Route (approx. ¼ mile 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.)
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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 302 times since then and 17 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.