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33--61 Emerson Place Row
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman
N 42° 54.788 W 078° 51.637
17T E 674625 N 4753388
Quick Description: 33-61 Emerson Place Row is a set of row houses on the east side of Buffalo, NY.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 5/23/2007 5:29:09 PM
Waymark Code: WM1K1M
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 25

Long Description:
The Emerson Place Row is architecturally and historically significant as one of a rare surviving group of multi-unit residences designed to resemble rowhouses in the city of Buffalo. The row is one of only four intact groups of similar housing remaining in the Masten neighborhood of north central Buffalo, the only area in the city where frame multi-unit rows were built in any concentration.

Built in 1893 by Benjamin B. Rice, the row is comprised of two, seven-unit buildings. They exhibit the architectural details characteristic of several popular late 19th century styles of architecture, including Shingle style, Colonial Revival, and Eastlake. Due to their large size, identical detailing, and close proximity, the two buildings visually form a unified facade.

Currently, the buildings are in a state of disrepair, but several are still occupied.
Street address:
33-61 Emerson Pl
Buffalo, NY United States

County / Borough / Parish: Erie

Year listed: 1986

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1875-1899

Historic function: Domestic: Multiple Dwelling

Current function: Domestic: Multiple Dwelling

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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