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Kensington High School

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Location

75 Suffolk Street, Buffalo, NY 14215 ‎
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Common Council District
SBL: 90.11-1-1
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Also known as 319 Suffolk Street

Owner

CITY OF BUFFALO KENSINGTON H S per propertyviewer

Physical Description

Art Deco styled four story, cream-colored brick building

Current Condition

Renovated, in use

History

  • Designed by architect Daniel G. McNeil
  • 1937 - Construction of the school completed as a project of the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2003 - Kensington High School is closed
  • 2004 - Building is used as one of the locations for Buffalo's Opportunity Program, an alternative school service for suspended students
  • 2005-2007 - Temporary home of Hutch Tech High School while it was being renovated
  • 2005 - Frederick Law Olmstead school founded
  • 2010-2012 - Building undergoes renovation
  • 2012 - Building re-opens for Olmstead High students

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Added 2013-06-25 • Last changed 2015-01-21