Develop a Lumber Empire, Get a Street Named After You

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(By Angela Keppel) Goodyear, Titus, and Koons Avenue are three streets running between Walden and Broadway in the Emerson Neighborhood on the East Side of Buffalo.

The streets were named after Charles Waterhouse Goodyear, his brother Frank H. Goodyear, Judge Robert Titus, Edward Koons, and his brother Henry Koons. These men entered into a partnership to subdivide and develop the streets and much of the land surrounding these streets. This post is going to focus on the Goodyear brothers, entries for the Koons Brothers and Judge Titus will follow shortly.

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