Illinois Street

Illinois Street
Illinois Street (Chris Andrle)

One block long; north from South Park to intersection with Perry Street.

Cobblestone (Medina sandstone).

Condition: Very good condition, rebuilt in 1997.

This is one of four recently rebuilt (as of 2004) Cobblestone District streets.

The four Cobblestone District streets are Baltimore Street, Columbia Street, Illinois Street and Mississippi Street.

The Preservation Coalition of Buffalo and Erie County organized 300 volunteers who assisted in the reconstruction.

All cobblestones are laid horizontally except for a large diagonal section about half-way down the street.

Curbstones are cut granite.

Surveyed: December 2004

42°52'28.5"N 78°52'30.0"W

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