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Architectural Guide to the Fruit Belt

As we work to develop the Fruit Belt to create more housing and mixed-use buildings, we’re keeping the existing architectural style of the neighborhood in mind. All new development will follow one of the following architectural styles:

Gothic Revival

Macedonia Baptist Church
235 East North Street
Built: 1932
Architects: Franklyn J. & William A. Kidd

High Victorian Gothic

Promise Land Baptist Church
215 High Street
Built: 1883

American Foursquare

351 & 355 High Street
Built: (both) 1910


238 Carlton Street
Built: 1876

Worker’s Cottage

168 Orange St
Built: 1880

Second Empire

Sisters of St. Joseph Convent at St. Boniface Church (original)

Locust Street Art (today)
138 Locust Street
Built: 1888
Repurposed: 1980

Classical Revival

St. Boniface Parish House (original)

Teen Challenge Center (today)
124 Locust Street
Built: 1892
Repurposed: 1995

Art Deco

Marva J. Daniel Futures Preparatory School (P.S. #37)
295 Carlton Street
Built: 1934
Architect: Daniel G. McNeil


St. John’s Baptist Church
184 Goodell Street
Built: 1966
Architect: Wallace V. Moll

American Vernacular

34 Peach Street
Built: 1990

Minimal Traditional

83 Locust Street
Built: 1950

Special thanks to Preservation Buffalo Niagara for creating this resource. You can also download this information as a pamphlet:

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