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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Niagara Falls, New York.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Niagara Falls, New York, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a map.

There are 82 properties and districts listed on the National Register in Niagara County. The city of Niagara Falls is the location of 29 of these properties and districts; they are listed here, while the remaining 53 properties and districts are listed separately.

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


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Listings city-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 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
3 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.
4 First Presbyterian Church
First Presbyterian Church
02014-04-11April 11, 2014
(#14000145)
311 1st St., Rainbow Blvd., N.
Niagara Falls
5 First Presbyterian Manse
First Presbyterian Manse
02012-06-27June 27, 2012
(#12000367)
162 Buffalo Ave.
Niagara Falls
6 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 1921-1922.
7 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 1923-1924; now community arts center.
8 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.
9 Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church Complex
Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church Complex
02010-06-11June 11, 2010
(#10000334)
1419 Falls St.
Niagara Falls
10 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.
11 Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Mount St. Mary's Hospital
02015-12-22December 22, 2015
(#15000922)
515 6th St.
Coordinates missing
Niagara Falls Early 20th century building reflects growing Catholic immigrant population
12 The Niagara
The Niagara
02008-12-05December 5, 2008
(#08001145)
201 Rainbow Blvd.
Niagara Falls Former hotel building.
13 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.
14 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 1923-1924.
15 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.
16 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
17 Niagara Reservation
Niagara Reservation
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000555)
Niagara Reservation
Niagara Falls Oldest state park in the United States, established in 1885.
18 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
19 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
20 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.
21 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.
22 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.
23 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.
24 U.S. Customhouse (Niagara Falls)
U.S. Customhouse (Niagara Falls)
01973-07-16July 16, 1973
(#73001227)
2245 Whirlpool St.
Niagara Falls Stone customhouse constructed in 1863.
25 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.
26 US Post Office-Niagara Falls Main
US Post Office-Niagara Falls Main
01989-05-11May 11, 1989
(#88002379)
Main and Walnut Sts.
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.
27 Whitney Mansion
Whitney Mansion
01974-01-17January 17, 1974
(#74001283)
335 Buffalo Ave.
Niagara Falls Two story Greek Revival stone structure built in 1849.
28 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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