Six Western New York nominations to the State and National Registers of Historic Places were among 25 announced last week by the State Board for Historic Preservation.
• F. N. Burt Co. Factory in Buffalo: Construction of the factory complex, which began in 1901, became the leading provider of cigarette boxes and later, cosmetic containers. A major redevelopment was recently announced by the Savarino Cos.
• Schoellkopf Power Station No. 3 Site, Niagara Falls: The No. 3 site was associated with the spectacular 1956 collapse of the station into the Niagara River gorge, which ultimately led to the Niagara Power Project.
• John J. Aiken House, Ellicottville: The vernacular Greek Revival house was constructed circa 1837 for the Rev. John J. Aiken, a prominent local religious and business leader.
• Augustus S. Tryon House, Le Roy: The 1867 Italianate house was built for Augustus S. Tryon, a successsful merchant and farmer, and was later owned by prominent mill owner Charles Prentice.
• Bacon-Harding Farm, Orleans County: The farmstead includes a distinctive cobblestone Greek Revival house built in 1844.
• Attica Market & Main Historic District: The commercial core of 23 contributing buildings from 1827 to 1915 represents nearly a century of development in the village.