Nowak, Dr. John J., House
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 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
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 12

Long Description:
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.
Street address:
5539 Broadway
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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