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Emerson High School

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Photo credit: Karl R. Josker

Location

1393 Sycamore Street, Buffalo, NY 14211 ‎
Known as 1405 Sycamore Street
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Fillmore Council District
SBL: 101.71-4-1
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Owner

CITY OF BUFFALO EMERSON VOC SCHOOL per propertyviewer

Physical Description

Massive complex of 1 and 2 story brick buildings occupying an entire city block

Current Condition

In use as an elementary school, recently renovated.

History

  • 1911 - The school was formed as Pickering Vocational High School.
  • 1926 - The Sycamore Street building was constructed.
    • The school was later be renamed for former Buffalo Superintendent George Emerson.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2005 - Emerson High closes, but retains a satellite on Chippewa Street.
  • Renovations performed after the school closed
  • Now used as the Harvey Austin Elementary School

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Added 2013-06-27 • Last changed 2015-01-21