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Prospect Avenue Baptist Church - Buffalo, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman
N 42° 53.458 W 078° 52.839
17T E 673052 N 4750885
Quick Description: The Prospect Avenue Baptist Church, formerly known as the Ninth Street Baptist Church, dates back to 1868 and is part of the West Village Historic District in downtown Buffalo.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 7/26/2009 8:26:58 PM
Waymark Code: WM6W76
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 1

Long Description:
This church was built as an addition to the original Ninth Street Baptist Church for the growing population on the west side of Buffalo in 1882. It was designed by architect F.W. Caulkins in March 1881 with the cornerstone laid in September of that year. The original part of the church was built in 1868 and can still be seen on the Prospect Avenue side of the building. Regular services are still held here despite the declining population of the city.
Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): West Village Historic District

Link to page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

262 Georgia St Buffalo, NY 14201

How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Other (Please explain in the Private Message field)

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NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): Not listed

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