Lafayette Square


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415 Main Street, Buffalo NY 14202


  • City of Buffalo (city park)

Physical Description

Current Condition


  • Lafayette Square, named Court House Square until 1879, was laid out by Joseph Ellicott in his 1804 city plan. Mayor Grover Cleveland laid the cornerstone for the Soldiers & Sailors Monument in 1882.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • Designated a local historic landmark on 1978-05-11.

Other Pertinent Facts


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Added 2018-12-27 • Last changed 2018-12-27