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Delaware Park Quarry and Bridges

  At Risk  


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Photo credit: Anthony James

Location

84 Parkside Avenue, Buffalo, New York 14214
SBL: 89.14-3-1
Delaware Council District
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Owner

City of Buffalo

Physical Description

Scenic rock quarry and a pair of beautiful stone bridges located behind the Parkside Lodge in Delaware Park

Current Condition

Buried by the excavation debris of an unnecessary highway shortcut (I-198), and flattened into the corner of a golf course.

History

Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted in the late 1800s

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2010 - Thomas Herrera-Mishler, Executive Director of Delaware Park, mentioned a 5-10 year plan for re-establishing some of the Quarry Garden

Other Pertinent Facts

  • A long term goal of the Olmsted Conservancy is to restore the bridges over the quarry

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Added 2015-01-14 • Last changed 2015-01-14