C. W. Miller Livery Stable



C. W. Miller Livery Stable is a historic multi-story
livery stable A livery is an identifying design, such as a uniform, ornament, symbol or insignia that designates ownership or affiliation, often found on an individual or vehicle. Livery will often have elements of the heraldry relating to the individual or ...
located at Buffalo in
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. It is a six-story, rectangular masonry building 65 feet wide and 236 feet deep, built between 1892 and 1894. As horses were phased out and automobiles became more common, it was converted for use as a parking garage. Designed by Lansing and Beierl, it was nationally known because of its engineering and other innovations to handle the requirements of horses and wagons, coaches, etc. in a vertical environment. Originally built with long ramps, in the 1920s it was modified with steeper ramps so that motor vehicles could move more efficiently between floors. When opened, it was proclaimed a "palace for horses." ''Note:'' This includes an
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/ref> It was listed on the
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in 2007. The site was purchased in 2017 by
Buffalo Public Schools Buffalo Public Schools serves approximately 34,000 students in Buffalo, New York, the second largest city in the state of New York. It is located in Erie County of western New York and operates nearly 70 facilities. History The Buffalo Public Sc ...
for its Emerson School of Hospitality. It plans to work with real estate developer Mark Croce in converting the facility to a culinary school, in partnership with the Curtiss Hotel next door.


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Miller, C.W., Livery Stable - Buffalo, NY - U.S. National Register of Historic Places
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