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New York Central Terminal

  • Also Known As: Buffalo Central Terminal

  • Address: 495 Paderewski Dr
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1930/00/00 Fellheimer and Wagner Architect
1939/06/07 The Royals leave Buffalo via a Canadian Pacific business car at the end of a royal blue 12-car train painted that includes a steam electrical generator, backup gas engine, telephone switchboard, kitchen, dining room, barber shop and post office. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth State Visit of Canada
1983/09/00 "The Natural" crew films the main concourse of Buffalo's Central Terminal as a station in Chicago in 1924. The Natural
1990/00/00 In the early 90s, the interior of the New York Central Terminal is completely stripped destroyed by vandals.

Data »

Particulars for New York Central Terminal:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Architectural Style Art Deco
Sight Category Building
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Area of Significance Railroad
Area of Significance Transportation

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 7th September 1984

Registry Name: New York Central Terminal
Registry Address: 495 Paderewski Dr.
Registry Number: 84002389
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Fellheimer and Wagner
Architectural Style: Art deco
Area in Acres: 61
Contributing Buildings: 7
Contributing Structures: 4
Non-Contributing Structures: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Significant Year: 1917, 1927, 1930
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-Function: Rail-related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-Function: Rail-related

Creative Works »

A Journey (Short Story) Short Story Edith Wharton At half-past eight the train reached Buffalo. By this time the other passengers were dressed and the berths had been folded back for the day.

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