Nowak, Dr. John J., House
Posted by: Rayman
N 42° 53.894 W 078° 39.826
17T E 690740 N 4752161
Quick Description: The Nowak House is built for a prominent local doctor in Lancaster, NY.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 1/20/2007 8:34:32 PM
Waymark Code: WM15CZ
The Dr. John J. Nowak House is significant as a locally significant and distinct example of the Spanish Revival style of residential design in Lancaster. The house was built for Dr. John J. Nowak in 1930, a Buffalo native who graduated from the University at Buffalo's medical school and post-graduate school in Austria. Following the completion of his education, he returned to the area and established his private ear, nose, and throat practice. He began construction of the house in August 1929 and it was completed in July 1930, living there until his death 20 years later in 1950. Several additions were added throughout the years and is now used as a nursing home.
Lancaster, NY United States
County / Borough / Parish: Erie
Year listed: 1999
Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Periods of significance: 1925-1949
Historic function: Domestic: Single Dwelling
Current function: Health Care: Sanitorium
Privately owned?: yes
Primary Web Site: [Web Link]
Season start / Season finish: Not listed
Hours of operation: Not listed
Secondary Website 1: Not listed
Secondary Website 2: Not listed
National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed
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