A while back, David Torke from fixbuffalo.com posed a question to local members of the preservation community: Who is the person behind this comprehensive wiki list of Buffalo properties on the National Register of Historic Places?
Last week, Torke found his answer in National Archives electronic media specialist Ted Hull. Hull, who grew up in the City of Tonawanda, and was schooled at UB and the University of Washington, has contributed a massive number of articles and photos for this project on Buffalo, as well as other places in New York, Maryland and Pennsylvania.
According to Torke, Hull says this is a collaborative effort of close to 100 volunteers and peer-reviewed for accuracy. The list is impressive and complete, according to New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation‘s Program Specialist Daniel McEneny.
With the upcoming National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2011 conference set for Buffalo, its especially good to have a comprehensive list. We say, “Good work all!”
Now if we can get that complete list of endangered buildings…