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Niagara Falls

About Niagara Falls

48,632 in city
1,203,493 in metro
36 km² (14 mi²)
187.149475738 m
Niagara Falls is a tourist and industrial center located on the Niagara River 22 miles (35 km) northwest of Buffalo. Located just north of the Niagara Falls, it hosts millions of visitors annually. The falls also generates one of the world's largest concentrations of hydroelectric power, which is exploited by a diverse base of local industry. French trappers, soldiers, and missionaries were present in the area from the late 17th century until the British took control in 1759. The British did not cede the area to the United States until 1796. The present city of Niagara Falls was incorporated in 1892. Large urban renewal projects in the 1960s and 1970s profoundly changed the downtown.

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
59 All Buildings

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Seneca Niagara Casino Tower 358 ft 2006
2 The Giacomo 217 ft 1929
3 Grand Hotel Niagara 172 ft 1925
4 Niagara Towers Apartments 172 ft 1980
5 Anthony Spallino Towers 154 ft 1970