The boundary of the Historic District encompasses a collective of architectural styles among its residential and commercial structures. It was occupied by historic figures and captains of industry and consists of neighborhoods associated with the working class of early Seneca Falls. Numerous businesses were founded in Seneca Falls establishing commercial districts that were primary in the manufacture of goods and services, in addition to industrial sites that developed in Seneca Falls. Key transportation routes of the Great Western Turnpike, Seneca River and Stage Coach route also made passage connecting Seneca Falls to surrounding communities and fostered the expansion of its industry and growth.
KEY – Historic District Matrix
|Red||Signifies a building of major importance with few alterations.|
|Green||An older building, not of exceptional significance, with very few exterior changes.|
|Blue||Denotes an older building which has been altered so as to significantly affect its historic character.|
|Yellow||A structure is incompatible with the surrounding historic environment by virtue of its scale, materials or character.|
|Brown||A recent building compatible with its historic environment. It may also indicate high-quality contemporary design.|