Niagara Reservation

Niagara Reservation, Niagara Falls, New York

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Description 

Established in 1885 to reclaim the natural setting of the Falls from exploitation, Niagara Reservation was the first State park created under the power of eminent domain. Renowned landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted, designed the landscape plan for the reservation, which he also helped establish. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 23, 1963

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000555
Area of significance
Conservation
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Site
Historic function
Conservation area
Current function
Conservation area
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant year
1885
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing structures: 1

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2018: New Street View added by Michael Miller

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