Parkside Avenue, Delaware Park
architect: Esenwein and Johnson (Elephant House)
Henry Fruaff & Roeder Kinkel (Outdoor Shelters)
John Edmonson Brent (Entry Gates and other Facilities)
owner: Buffalo Zoo
One of the best modern projects in the city, the zoo with its long low buildings employing the native shale limestone quarried from the moats, blends remarkably with the landscaping of the park.
The ceilings are sound-proofed and all the best modern devices are used to make this institution one of the foremost in the country.