Burgard High School

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368 Kensington Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14214

Owner

  • City of Buffalo

Physical Description

  • Three-story brick Art Deco school building. A recent addition, that doesn't match with the rest of building, was added to the front in 2009 as part of a renovation.

Current Condition

  • Renovated 2009, in use as a school.

History

  • The school was founded in 1910.
  • In the 1920's, a $1,000,000 construction project began for a school on land being donated by Henry P. Burgard.
  • Built from 1929 to 1930 and designed in an Art Deco style with Collegiate Gothic elements by Ernest Crimi.
  • Current building built in 1929

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2009 - Renovation of the school, along with an office and lab expansion.
  • Designated a local landmark on November 13, 2018.

Other Pertinent Facts

  • Burgard's curriculum includes vocational components such as Automotive Repair Technology, Virtual Enterprise, Welding, Computer-aided design (CAD) & CAM Robotics, and Building Management

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Added 2013-06-25 • Last changed 2018-12-21