National Register of Historic Places listings in Niagara County, New York facts for kids

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This is intended to be a complete list of properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Niagara County, New York. The locations of National Register properties and districts (at least for all showing latitude and longitude coordinates below) may be seen in a map by clicking on "Map of all coordinates". Four of these are further designated as National Historic Landmarks.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.


Contents: Counties in New York
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Listings county-wide

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Adams Power Plant Transformer House
Adams Power Plant Transformer House
01975-06-11June 11, 1975
(#75001212)
Buffalo Ave. near Portage Rd.
Niagara Falls McKim, Mead, and White designed structure from the first alternating current electric generating plant in the world; constructed in 1895.
2 Ascension Roman Catholic Church Complex
Ascension Roman Catholic Church Complex
02016-08-29August 29, 2016
(#16000592)
168 and 172 Robinson St. and 61, 69, and 91 Keil St.
North Tonawanda Complex built around 1894 church was social center of immigrant life in early 20th-century North Tonawanda
3 Bacon-Merchant-Moss House
Bacon-Merchant-Moss House
02007-05-30May 30, 2007
(#07000481)
32 Cottage St.
Lockport Federal style stone dwelling built in 1832; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the Stone Buildings of Lockport, New York.
4 Constant Riley W. Bixby House
Constant Riley W. Bixby House
02002-11-15November 15, 2002
(#02001333)
2888 Carmen Rd.
Hartland Two-story cobblestone dwelling built in 1845; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the Cobblestone Architecture of New York State.
5 Col. William M. and Nancy Ralston Bond House
Col. William M. and Nancy Ralston Bond House
01995-04-20April 20, 1995
(#95000529)
143 Ontario St.
Lockport Brick dwelling constructed in 1823 in the late Federal / early Greek Revival style.
6 Amzi Bradley Farmstead
Amzi Bradley Farmstead
02002-11-15November 15, 2002
(#02001332)
8915 Bradley Rd.
Hartland Two-story cobblestone dwelling built in 1836; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the Cobblestone Architecture of New York State.
7 Carnegie Library
Carnegie Library
01995-07-14July 14, 1995
(#95000851)
249 Goundry St.
North Tonawanda Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie funded library constructed in 1903; now local arts center.
8 John Carter Farmstead
John Carter Farmstead
02007-05-30May 30, 2007
(#07000490)
206 Lake Rd.
Youngstown Italianate style brick dwelling and barn.
9 Chase-Crowley-Keep House
Chase-Crowley-Keep House
02008-05-21May 21, 2008
(#08000451)
305 High St.
Lockport Stone dwelling built in 1856; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the Stone Buildings of Lockport, New York.
10 Chase-Hubbard-Williams House
Chase-Hubbard-Williams House
02008-05-21May 21, 2008
(#08000452)
327 High St.
Lockport Stone dwelling built in 1870; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the Stone Buildings of Lockport, New York.
11 Chilton Avenue-Orchard Parkway Historic District
Chilton Avenue-Orchard Parkway Historic District
02010-08-30August 30, 2010
(#10000771)
Portions of Chilton Avenue and Orchard Parkway
Niagara Falls
12 Cold Springs Cemetery
Cold Springs Cemetery
02004-09-10September 10, 2004
(#04000989)
4849 Cold Springs Rd.
Lockport Cemetery founded in 1815; notable interments include Erie Canal proponent Jesse Hawley and Cuthbert W. Pound.
13 Nathan Comstock Jr. House
Nathan Comstock Jr. House
02011-09-29September 29, 2011
(#11000707)
299 Old Niagara Road
Lockport Stone Buildings of Lockport, New York MPS
14 Conkey House
Conkey House
02003-05-30May 30, 2003
(#03000479)
202 Akron St.
Lockport Federal style stone dwelling built in 1842; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the Stone Buildings of Lockport, New York.
15 DAY PECKINPAUGH, (canal motorship)
DAY PECKINPAUGH, (canal motorship)
02005-12-28December 28, 2005
(#05001486)
NYS Barge Canal
Lockport Canal motorship built in 1921.
16 Deveaux School Historic District
Deveaux School Historic District
01974-06-05June 5, 1974
(#74001281)
2900 Lewiston Rd.
Niagara Falls Campus of school for impoverished boys; later boys prep school.
17 Dick Block
Dick Block
02012-11-21November 21, 2012
(#12000957)
62 Webster St
North Tonawanda
18 District #10 Schoolhouse
District #10 Schoolhouse
02000-12-01December 1, 2000
(#00001467)
9713 Seaman Rd.
Hartland Cobblestone one-room school built in 1845; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the Cobblestone Architecture of New York State.
19 Dole House
Dole House
02003-05-30May 30, 2003
(#03000485)
74 Niagara St.
Lockport Federal style stone dwelling built in 1840; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the Stone Buildings of Lockport, New York.
20 First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church
02004-09-15September 15, 2004
(#04000987)
6073 East Ave.
Newfane Cobblestone church built in 1843; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the Cobblestone Architecture of New York State.
21 First Presbyterian Church
First Presbyterian Church
02014-04-11April 11, 2014
(#14000145)
311 1st St., Rainbow Blvd., N.
Niagara Falls


22 First Presbyterian Manse
First Presbyterian Manse
02012-06-27June 27, 2012
(#12000367)
162 Buffalo Ave.
Niagara Falls
23 First Unitarian Universalist Church of Niagara
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Niagara
02007-01-25January 25, 2007
(#06001301)
639 Main St.
Niagara Falls Classical Revival style constructed in 1921–22.
24 Former Niagara Falls High School
Former Niagara Falls High School
02002-01-24January 24, 2002
(#01001507)
1201 Pine Ave.
Niagara Falls High school built in 1923–24; now community arts center.
25 Fort Niagara Light
Fort Niagara Light
01984-07-19July 19, 1984
(#84002809)
Niagara River
Youngstown Lighthouse built in 1872; deactivated in 1993.
26 Frontier House
Frontier House
01974-07-08July 8, 1974
(#74001278)
460 Center St.
Lewiston Stone former hotel structure built in 1824.
27 Gibbs House
Gibbs House
02003-05-30May 30, 2003
(#03000482)
98 N. Transit St.
Lockport Two-story stone dwelling built in 1850; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the Stone Buildings of Lockport, New York.
28 Harrington Cobblestone Farmhouse and Barn Complex
Harrington Cobblestone Farmhouse and Barn Complex
02005-12-07December 7, 2005
(#05001396)
8993 Ridge Rd.
Hartland Cobblestone house built in 1843; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the Cobblestone Architecture of New York State.
29 Allan Herschell Carousel Factory
Allan Herschell Carousel Factory
01985-04-18April 18, 1985
(#85000856)
180 Thompson St.
North Tonawanda Carousel factory built 1910-1915; now museum.
30 The Herschell–Spillman Motor Company Complex
The Herschell–Spillman Motor Company Complex
02013-06-05June 5, 2013
(#13000358)
184 Sweeney St.
North Tonawanda
31 High and Locust Streets Historic District
High and Locust Streets Historic District
02014-11-19November 19, 2014
(#14000937)
23-54 Park Pl., 143-399 High, 119-224 Locust & 23-43 Spalding Sts.
Lockport Well-preserved neighborhood of homes built by affluent residents in late 19th century
32 Holley-Rankine House
Holley-Rankine House
01979-10-04October 4, 1979
(#79003793)
525 Riverside Dr.
Niagara Falls Gothic Revival cottage built about 1855; now operated as a bed and breakfast.
33 Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church Complex
Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church Complex
02010-06-11June 11, 2010
(#10000334)
1419 Falls St.
Niagara Falls
34 Hopkins House
Hopkins House
02003-05-30May 30, 2003
(#03000480)
83 Monroe St.
Lockport Stone dwelling built in 1833; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the Stone Buildings of Lockport, New York.
35 House at 8 Berkley Drive
House at 8 Berkley Drive
02009-05-04May 4, 2009
(#09000287)
8 Berkley Drive
Lockport Prairie style home constructed in 1957.
36 Jefferson Apartment Building
Jefferson Apartment Building
02005-01-05January 5, 2005
(#04001452)
250 Rainbow Blvd.
Niagara Falls Eight story brick apartment building constructed in 1926.
37 Lewiston Mound
Lewiston Mound
01974-01-21January 21, 1974
(#74001279)
Earl W. Brydges Artpark State Park
Coordinates missing
Lewiston Indian burial mound.
38 Lockport Industrial District
Lockport Industrial District
01975-11-11November 11, 1975
(#75001211)
Bounded roughly by Erie Canal, Gooding, Clinton, and Water Sts.
Lockport Includes two sets of Erie Canal locks constructed in 1859 and in 1909-1918 and related industrial structures or remains.
39 Lower Landing Archeological District
Lower Landing Archeological District
01974-07-18July 18, 1974
(#74001280)
Address Restricted
Lewiston Western end of portage around Niagara Falls.
40 Lower Niagara River Spear Fishing Docks Historic District Upload image
02012-08-29August 29, 2012
(#12000578)
Address Restricted
Lewiston
41 Lowertown Historic District
Lowertown Historic District
01973-06-04June 4, 1973
(#73001225)
Roughly bounded by Erie Canal and New York Central RR
Lockport Residential district with structures constructed 1820s to 1860s.
42 Maloney House
Maloney House
02003-05-30May 30, 2003
(#03000481)
279 Caledonia St.
Lockport Stone dwelling built about 1860; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the Stone Buildings of Lockport, New York.
43 James G. Marshall House
James G. Marshall House
02004-07-16July 16, 2004
(#04000709)
740 Park Place
Niagara Falls Three story Arts and Crafts style dwelling built in 1913
44 Benjamin C. Moore Mill
Benjamin C. Moore Mill
01973-06-19June 19, 1973
(#73001226)
Pine St. on the Erie Canal
Lockport Stone former grist mill built in 1864; served as city hall and now welcome center.
45 Morse Cobblestone Farmhouse
Morse Cobblestone Farmhouse
02010-08-30August 30, 2010
(#10000591)
2773 Maple Road
Wilson part of the Cobblestone Architecture of New York State MPS
46 Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Mount St. Mary's Hospital
02015-12-22December 22, 2015
(#15000922)
515 6th St.
Niagara Falls Early 20th-century building reflects growing Catholic immigrant population
47 Philo Newton Cobblestone House
Philo Newton Cobblestone House
02002-11-15November 15, 2002
(#02001334)
3573 Wruck Rd.
Hartland Cobblestone house built in 1830; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the Cobblestone Architecture of New York State.
48 New York State Barge Canal
New York State Barge Canal
02014-10-15October 15, 2014
(#14000860)
Linear across county
Lockport, Middleport, North Tonawanda, Pendleton, Royalton, Wheatfield Successor to Erie Canal approved by state voters in early 20th century to compete with railroads.
49 The Niagara
The Niagara
02008-12-05December 5, 2008
(#08001145)
201 Rainbow Blvd.
Niagara Falls Former hotel building.
50 Niagara County Courthouse and County Clerk's Office
Niagara County Courthouse and County Clerk's Office
01997-05-09May 9, 1997
(#97000417)
175 Hawley St. and 139 Niagara St.
Lockport Former County Clerk's Office constructed 1856; courthouse built 1886 with later additions.
51 Niagara Falls Armory
Niagara Falls Armory
01995-03-02March 2, 1995
(#95000076)
901 Main St.
Niagara Falls Castellated armory building constructed in 1895; part of the Multiple Property Submission for Army National Guard Armories in New York State.
52 Niagara Falls City Hall
Niagara Falls City Hall
02001-01-26January 26, 2001
(#00001688)
745 Main St.
Niagara Falls Beaux-Arts style municipal building constructed in 1923–24.
53 Niagara Falls Public Library
Niagara Falls Public Library
01974-06-05June 5, 1974
(#74001282)
1022 Main St.
Niagara Falls Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie funded library constructed in 1902-1904; now city offices.
54 Niagara Falls School District Administration Building
Niagara Falls School District Administration Building
02014-12-10December 10, 2014
(#14001020)
607 Walnut St.
Niagara Falls 1928 Classical Revival building constructed when two village school districts were merged into one city district
55 Niagara Reservation
Niagara Reservation
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000555)
Niagara Reservation
Niagara Falls Oldest state park in the United States, established in 1885.
56 North Ridge United Methodist Church
North Ridge United Methodist Church
02002-12-31December 31, 2002
(#02001649)
3930 North Ridge Rd.
North Ridge Cobblestone church built in 1848; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the Cobblestone Architecture of New York State.
57 Oakwood Cemetery
Oakwood Cemetery
02014-09-10September 10, 2014
(#14000581)
763 Portage Rd.
Niagara Falls 1852 cemetery has special section for people who went over the falls in a barrel
58 Old Fort Niagara-Colonial Niagara Historic District
Old Fort Niagara-Colonial Niagara Historic District
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000556)
N of Youngstown on NY 18
Youngstown Fort located at Niagara River and Lake Ontario dating to 1678.
59 Thomas Oliver House
Thomas Oliver House
01998-11-19November 19, 1998
(#98001390)
175 Locust St.
Lockport Queen Anne style brick house constructed in 1891.
60 Park Place Historic District
Park Place Historic District
02010-10-01October 1, 2010
(#10000809)
Park Place, portions of Prince Ave., 4th St., and Main St.
Niagara Falls
61 Pound–Hitchins House
Pound–Hitchins House
02015-01-27January 27, 2015
(#14001215)
325 Summit St.
Lockport 1833 Greek Revival stone house built by early settler of Lockport
62 Riviera Theatre
Riviera Theatre
01980-03-20March 20, 1980
(#80002731)
67 Webster St.
North Tonawanda Theater constructed in 1926; features Mighty Wurlitzer
63 St. John's Episcopal Church
St. John's Episcopal Church
01990-05-10May 10, 1990
(#90000687)
117 Main St.
Youngstown Gothic Revival style church constructed in 1878
64 St. Mary's Nurses' Residence
St. Mary's Nurses' Residence
02004-07-16July 16, 2004
(#04000711)
542 6th St.
Niagara Falls Brick residence hall constructed in 1928.
65 Schoellkopf Power Station No. 3 Site
Schoellkopf Power Station No. 3 Site
02013-02-20February 20, 2013
(#13000029)
East bank of Niagara River; 1,600 feet (490 m) downriver from Rainbow Bridge
Niagara Falls Stone wall is most visible remnant of power plant whose 1956 collapse into the river cleared the way for development of Niagara Power Project, considered culmination of effort to put utilities in public hands.
66 Hazard H. Sheldon House
Hazard H. Sheldon House
02011-05-11May 11, 2011
(#11000275)
539 4th St.
Niagara Falls Italian Villa style stone dwelling built about 1857.
67 South Junior High School
South Junior High School
02016-06-07June 7, 2016
(#16000344)
561 Portage Rd.
Niagara Falls
68 Stickney House
Stickney House
02003-05-30May 30, 2003
(#03000483)
133 Lock St.
Lockport Stone dwelling built in 1854; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the Stone Buildings of Lockport, New York.
69 William Taylor House
William Taylor House
02012-12-04December 4, 2012
(#12000998)
97 S. Main St.
Middleport
70 Thirty Mile Point Light
Thirty Mile Point Light
01984-07-19July 19, 1984
(#84003922)
Lake Ontario 30 miles (48 km) east of Niagara River
Somerset Lighthouse constructed in 1875.
71 Town of Niagara District School No. 2
Town of Niagara District School No. 2
02005-02-09February 9, 2005
(#05000021)
9670 Lockport Rd.
Niagara Falls One-room school built in 1878.
72 U.S. Customhouse
U.S. Customhouse
01973-07-16July 16, 1973
(#73001227)
2245 Whirlpool St.
Niagara Falls Stone customhouse constructed in 1863.
73 Union Station
Union Station
01977-12-02December 2, 1977
(#77000966)
95 Union Ave.
Lockport Romanesque style train station constructed in 1889; destroyed by fire and shell remains.
74 United Office Building
United Office Building
02006-01-18January 18, 2006
(#05001537)
220 Rainbow Blvd.
Niagara Falls Art deco 20-story skyscraper completed in 1929.
75 US Post Office-Lockport
US Post Office-Lockport
01989-05-11May 11, 1989
(#88002345)
1 East Ave.
Lockport Post office built in 1902-1904; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943.
76 US Post Office-Middleport
US Post Office-Middleport
01989-05-11May 11, 1989
(#88002353)
42 Main St.
Middleport One of three post offices in state (along with Frankfort and Lake George) to use the same modernist-Colonial Revival design.
77 US Post Office-Niagara Falls Main
US Post Office-Niagara Falls Main
01989-05-11May 11, 1989
(#88002379)
615 Main St.
Niagara Falls Post office built in 1904-1907; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943.
78 US Post Office-North Tonawanda
US Post Office-North Tonawanda
01989-05-11May 11, 1989
(#88002357)
141 Goundry St.
North Tonawanda Post office built in 1912-1914; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943.
79 Van Horn Mansion
Van Horn Mansion
01991-09-09September 9, 1991
(#91001149)
2165 Lockport-Olcott Rd.
Newfane Two-story brick mansion built in 1823.
80 Peter D. Walter House
Peter D. Walter House
02007-05-30May 30, 2007
(#07000489)
127 Ontario St.
Lockport Two-story stone dwelling built in 1858; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the Stone Buildings of Lockport, New York.
81 Watson House
Watson House
02003-05-30May 30, 2003
(#03000486)
129 Outwater Dr.
Lockport Two-story stone dwelling built in 1854; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the Stone Buildings of Lockport, New York.
82 White-Pound House
White-Pound House
02003-05-30May 30, 2003
(#03000484)
140 Pine St.
Lockport Two-story stone dwelling built in 1835; part of the Multiple Property Submission for the Stone Buildings of Lockport, New York.
83 Whitney Mansion
Whitney Mansion
01974-01-17January 17, 1974
(#74001283)
335 Buffalo Ave.
Niagara Falls Two-story Greek Revival stone structure built in 1849.
84 Johann Williams Farm
Johann Williams Farm
01980-01-10January 10, 1980
(#80002730)
10831 Cayuga Dr.
Niagara Falls Farmhouse and related outbuildings dating to 1840s.

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