Public School 39


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1908 side view

Photo credit: Judy Strobel, Janice Jezewski Dale Rossi, PRS


489 High Street, Buffalo, NY 14211
SBL: 100.82-1-8
Ellicott Council District
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Physical Description

Gorgeous multi-story brick school building with a stone base, arched windows, and a cornice

Current Condition

Demolished. Now the surface parking lot of the MLK Multicultural Institute next door.


  • PS 39
  • Building was still standing into the 1950s. From the close proximity of the 33, its another possible casualty of the invasive highway - more research needed.

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Added 2015-01-23 • Last changed 2019-03-29