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Books: by Title: The Complete History of Parkside: Buffalo, New York

A history of the Frederick Law Olmsted designed neighborhood, from its place in the history of the Seneca Nation, to its role in the War of 1812, to Olmsted's design and the turn of the century building out of the area, and the neighborhood's 20th century evolutions.

Included are discussions of the area's earliest colorful settlers, Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin Martin House, Delaware Park, The Buffalo Zoo, and the stories and anecdotes of many more struggles, individuals, and institutions that have made Parkside one of Buffalo's premier historic neighborhoods today.

Parkside neighborhood dressed for "The Natural"

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You'll also learn details on how America's first jet plane was built in Parkside, and the scandal with Parkside roots that nearly brought down a Presidency.

Proceeds from the sale of this book will benefit several non-profit groups and churches in the Parkside area.

135 historic photos, 172 pages.
ISBN: 978-0-615-32784-6
$14.95

2009 Western New York Wares Inc.