Villa Maria Motherhouse Complex

Villa Maria Motherhouse Complex, or Felician Sisters Immaculate Heart of Mary Convent Chapel and Convent, is a historic Roman Catholic convent and school complex located at Cheektowaga in Erie County, New York. It is included in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. It was constructed in 1927, and is a three-part Gothic Revival building that was built for the Felician Sisters of St. Francis to house a boarding and day high school, public and private chapels and the Motherhouse/Novitiate. The school, known as Villa Maria Academy, closed in 2006.[2]

Villa Maria Motherhouse Complex
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Villa Maria Motherhouse Complex, April 2010
Villa Maria Motherhouse Complex is located in New York
Villa Maria Motherhouse Complex
Villa Maria Motherhouse Complex is located in the United States
Villa Maria Motherhouse Complex
Location600 Doat St., Cheektowaga, New York
Coordinates42°54′37″N 78°47′55″W / 42.91028°N 78.79861°W / 42.91028; -78.79861Coordinates: 42°54′37″N 78°47′55″W / 42.91028°N 78.79861°W / 42.91028; -78.79861
Built1927
ArchitectSandel and Strong; Fronczak, Joseph
Architectural styleLate Gothic Revival
NRHP reference #06000571[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 14, 2006

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2016-07-01. Note: This includes Claire L. Ross (January 2006). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Villa Maria Motherhouse Complex" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-07-01. and Accompanying four photographs

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