Lake Flower Avenue starts at its intersection with River Street near Pontiac Bay on Lake Flower, and travels south along the lake; it is part of New York Route 86. Lake Flower Avenue was previously known as Rat Street "on account of the many muskrat trapped along the banks of the river," Robert E. Smith wrote in 1947 in his memoir 82 Years in Saranac Lake, and quoted by his family member James Richards in The Reverend Samuel Smith and Family, 1804-2006, published in 2012.

Old Address Post-911 Address Building Name Cure Evidence/Notes
2 Lake Flower Avenue 209 Lake Flower Avenue Laura's Diner (1958-1966)
5 Lake Flower Avenue   Mauro Cottage DIS 1930
8 Lake Flower Avenue 219 Lake Flower Avenue   USC1925
12 Lake Flower Avenue 223 Lake Flower Avenue Madden Residence DIS 1932
15 Lake Flower Avenue 234 Lake Flower Avenue 15 Lake Flower Avenue  
18 Lake Flower Avenue 231 Lake Flower Avenue    
20 Lake Flower Avenue 237 Lake Flower Avenue 20 Lake Flower Avenue, Foster and Matthews  
23 Lake Flower Avenue 248 Lake Flower Avenue 23 Lake Flower Avenue, Sporck's Taxi, Adirondack Motel SLD1906
24 Lake Flower Avenue 245 Lake Flower Avenue Ramsey Cottage DIS 1929
26 Lake Flower Avenue 255 Lake Flower Avenue 26 Lake Flower Avenue  
27 Lake Flower Avenue 256 Lake Flower Avenue Lake Side Motel  
28 Lake Flower Avenue 253 Lake Flower Avenue 28 Lake Flower Avenue
 
 
28 1/2 Lake Flower Avenue 263 Lake Flower Avenue    
33 Lake Flower Avenue 260-264 Lake Flower Avenue Baker Boat Landing TBSWC, USC1925
35 Lake Flower Avenue Mountain Mist Custard    
37 Lake Flower Avenue 270 Lake Flower Avenue    
38 Lake Flower Avenue 267 Lake Flower Avenue 38 Lake Flower Avenue SLA1935, TBSBC, USC1925
38 1/2 Lake Flower Avenue   Hewitt-Nelson Cottages SLD1906
40 Lake Flower Avenue 269 Lake Flower Avenue    
44 Lake Flower Avenue 285 Lake Flower Avenue 44 Lake Flower Avenue  
46 Lake Flower Avenue 291 Lake Flower Avenue 46 Lake Flower Avenue  
52 Lake Flower Avenue 303 Lake Flower Avenue Darrah Cottage DIS 1929
54 Lake Flower Avenue 305 Lake Flower Avenue    
58 Lake Flower Avenue 307 Lake Flower Avenue 58 Lake Flower Avenue  
60 Lake Flower Avenue 317 Lake Flower Avenue 60 Lake Flower Avenue

SLA1935TBSBCUSC1910

USC1925TBVA

Cleveland Moody Cottage,

Cure Cottages, p. 19

60 1/2 Lake Flower Avenue     TBSWC
62 Lake Flower Avenue 321 Lake Flower Avenue    
64 Lake Flower Avenue 323 Lake Flower Avenue William G. Distin Summer House  
66 Lake Flower Avenue   66 Lake Flower Avenue SLA1935, PHR1930
70 Lake Flower Avenue   70 Lake Flower Avenue TBSWC, DIS 1912
72 Lake Flower Avenue 345 Lake Flower Avenue 72 Lake Flower Avenue  
72 1/2 Lake Flower Avenue 349 Lake Flower Avenue O'Reilly Cottage DIS 1912
74 Lake Flower Avenue 355 Lake Flower Avenue Sadie Francis Cottage TBSBC
86 Lake Flower Avenue 369 Lake Flower Avenue Leggett Cottage DIS 1928
88 Lake Flower Avenue 393 Lake Flower Avenue    
90 Lake Flower Avenue 28 Center Street Brennan Cottage 2 TBSBC, DIS 1930
94 Lake Flower Avenue 24 Center Street E. Smith Cottage TBSBC, TBSWC, DIS 1912
95 Lake Flower Avenue   Dabray Cottage DIS 1931
96 Lake Flower Avenue   96 Lake Flower Avenue  
100 Lake Flower Avenue 401 Lake Flower Avenue 100 Lake Flower Avenue, Lake Flower Grocery  
102 Lake Flower Avenue 405 Lake Flower Avenue 102 Lake Flower Avenue DIS 1931
103 Lake Flower Avenue 406 Lake Flower Avenue    
105 Lake Flower Avenue 412 Lake Flower Avenue Lake Flower Garage  
106 Lake Flower Avenue 415 Lake Flower Avenue    
108 Lake Flower Avenue 421 Lake Flower Avenue Giroux Apartment DIS 1931
110 Lake Flower Avenue   110 Lake Flower Avenue, Don's Market, Gem Market  
112 Lake Flower Avenue 427-429 Lake Flower Avenue    
116 1/2 Lake Flower Avenue 431-433 Lake Flower Avenue    
120 Lake Flower Avenue 439-441 Lake Flower Avenue 120 Lake Flower Avenue  
122 Lake Flower Avenue 445 Lake Flower Avenue Rothenberg Cottage DIS 1929
141 Lake Flower Avenue 486 Lake Flower Avenue    
143 Lake Flower Avenue 488 Lake Flower Avenue 143 Lake Flower Avenue, Gauthier's Motel, Marcolini Cottage DIS 1929
145 Lake Flower Avenue   145 Lake Flower Avenue  
148 Lake Flower Avenue 477 Lake Flower Avenue 148 Lake Flower Avenue Keough's Motor Court
153 Lake Flower Avenue 506 or 514 Lake Flower Avenue The Porch SLD1902
154 Lake Flower Avenue 513 Lake Flower Avenue La Petite Restaurant; Casa del Sol  
157 Lake Flower Avenue 514 Lake Flower Avenue    
158 Lake Flower Avenue 521-527 Lake Flower Avenue Brown's Resthaven TBSBC
162 Lake Flower Avenue 531 Lake Flower Avenue 162 Lake Flower Avenue TBSBC
163 Lake Flower Avenue 528 Lake Flower Avenue    
164 Lake Flower Avenue 537 Lake Flower Avenue    
166 Lake Flower Avenue 539 Lake Flower Avenue Keough Motel; Mountain Lake Inn  
167 Lake Flower Avenue 536 Lake Flower Avenue    
168 Lake Flower Avenue 541 Lake Flower Avenue Taylor's Taxidermy Adirondack Lakes and Trails Outfitters
169 Lake Flower Avenue 542 Lake Flower Avenue 169 Lake Flower Avenue DIS 1930
170 Lake Flower Avenue   Jandrew Cottage DIS 1931
173 Lake Flower Avenue 554 Lake Flower Avenue    
175 Lake Flower Avenue 564 Lake Flower Avenue Cedar Post Restaurant  
176 Lake Flower Avenue 569 Lake Flower Avenue    
189 Lake Flower Avenue     USC1925
195 Lake Flower Avenue 588 Lake Flower Avenue Cortez Moody House 

Built by Cortez Moody c. 1878,

per P. Gallos, ADE, 8/8/96

205 Lake Flower Avenue 622 Lake Flower Avenue    
211 Lake Flower Avenue 622 Lake Flower Avenue Grand Union Family Markets  
215 Lake Flower Avenue 644-648 Lake Flower Avenue Flint's Motel  
221 Lake Flower Avenue   Branch and Callanan Saw Mill  
222 Lake Flower Avenue     TBVA
226 Lake Flower Avenue     TBSBC
373 Lake Flower Avenue     USC1925

Lake Flower Avenue looking toward the Pontiac Rink, Mt. Baker in the background. Historic Saranac Lake collection.

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