George A. Austin House - Table of Contents

First Floor Interior - George A. Austin House
204 Bidwell Parkway,
Buffalo, NY


Entry hall


Entry hall paneled oak door and stained glass side light  ...  Four details below:



Detail #1  ...  Quartersawn oak paneled door


Detail #2  ...  Arts & Crafts style  stained glass side light   ...  Opalescent glass center medallion


Detail #3  ...  Typical Arts & Crafts style flower


Detail #4





Bidwell Parkway seen through the  entry hall window  ...  Sash windows  ...  Wooden diamond motif found on windows throughout the house





Arts & Crafts (Craftsman) style staircase  ...   White paint is probably not original  ...  Detail below:







Entry hall fireplace  ...  Two details below:


Entry hall fireplace detail  ..  Modillions with acanthus leaf support mantel  ...  Dentil molding between modillions  ...  Spandrels decorated with foils


Entry hall fireplace detail  ...  One of two andirons topped with ball finial and Ionic capital





French doors leading to entry hall



Living room


Living room  ...  Bidwell Parkway through the windows  ...  Note diamond shape muntins





Living room  ...  Typical Arts & Crafts style tulips  ... Two details below:


Living room  ...  Tulip motif


Living room






Living room   ...  Three fireplace details below:


Living room   ...  C scroll  supports under mantel


Living room  ...  C scroll  supports under mantel  ...  Ogee arches


Living room  ...  Bead-and-reel just below mantel  ...  Corbel table




Dining room



Dining room  ...  Room behind is the living room  ...  Room to right is the entry hall




Dining room  ...  Each room in the house has different ceiling molding




Dining room  ...  Fireplace column detail below:


Dining room  ...  Acanthus leaves decorate column capital  ...  Foils decorate spandrel




Dining room Arts & Crafts style built-in china cabinet  ... Five details below:


Dining room built-in china cabinet  ... Detail #1


Dining room built-in china cabinet  ... Detail #2  ...  Brackets decorated with acanthus leaf


Dining room built-in china cabinet  ... Detail #3


Dining room built-in china cabinet  ... Detail #4  ...  Arts & Crafts style stained glass


Dining room built-in china cabinet  ... Detail #5  ...  Came (lead) is solder reinforced




Miscellany


Kitchen:  Original chimney for wood burning stove (removed)




Family room created by removing the kitchen exterior wall and enclosing an outdoor porch



Half-bathroom sink





Special thanks to owner John John Del Gatto for his cooperation in 2016

Photos and their arrangement 2016 Chuck LaChiusa

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