Western New York Heritage

Riverside Park Pavilion - Then & Now

The Riverside Park pavilion, 1931. Photo source: private collection.

This 3-story pavilion provided sweeping views of the Niagara River for nearly 30 years.

The same view in 2006.

The pavilion was demolished and replaced by an ice rink in 1961.

The "minnow pools" of Riverside Park.

Leafy drive through Riverside Park.

View of the river from Riverside Park . The footbridge across the Erie Canal to the boat landing is visible center right.