John J. Crawford House
59 Chapin Parkway , Buffalo, NY

Built:
Ca. 1888
Style:
Queen Anne  ...   Stick style
John J. Crawford's son:
William J. Crawford
59 Chapin Parkway ca. 1888
Built for John J. Crawford 
2 1⁄2-story cross gable frame residence with Queen Anne styling; wood clapboard siding, asphalt shingle roof.

Full width open entry porch, square wood supports, spindlework balustrade, wood door with sidelights. Windows typically 1/1 wood sash double hung or multi-light wood casement.

Decorative woodwork at gable ends. Wrought iron and concrete gate. Cannot see secondary building from public right-of-way.
- Elmwood Historic District (EAST) National Register of Historic Places Nomination p. 92
See also:  National Register of Historic Places Nomination: Frederick Law Olmsted  – Parks and Parkways




59 Chapin Parkway

Mr. and Mrs. George Clinton, George being he(sic?) grandson of Dewitt Clinton, moved into the former house located at 59 Chapin in 1895, according to the May 2, 1895 Buffalo Evening News.

Buffalo Evening News June 6, 1901: On June 6, 1901, the home hosted their daughter’s wedding to Chester Dawson Richmond of Chattanooga TN.

The May 4, 1927, Buffalo Courier Express, announced that Mrs. Alfred Schoellkopf has moved to 59 Chapin Parkway.

Buffalo Courier Express September 3, 1937, Mrs. Lucia Schoellkopf Modet, of 59 Chapin, daughter of Mrs. Alfred Schoellkopf, also of 59 Chapin.  Lucia, wife of Spanish Nobleman Jean M. Casa Eguzia (Modet Y Cuadra) regained her American citizenship in Federal Court yesterday when she renounced her allegiance to any foreign prince of power and abjured her title of Marquis de Guadalmina.  (Pursuant to an act passed in 1922 permitting American women who married foreigners to regain their citizenship).
- Research by Judy Tucker
[Schoellkopf-Vom Berge Manor - 121 Chapin Parkway]



Source: Granite Marble & Bronze, Volume 27 No. 1, January 1917, p. 38

John J. Crawford - 59 Chapin Parkway
William J. Crawford (son) - 844 West Delavan Avenue




2017 photos


SW elevations   ...   Queen Anne style   ...   Stick style


West elevation




Gable windows flanked by wooden shingles




Fluting and bull's eye paterae below dormers




Note porch floor extension under construction (detail below:)



















South elevation




Unusual decorative panel in the tympanum:   Stick style feature, although the panel was originally on a dfifferent part of the house




Balustrade, not original




Sunroom not original   ...   Fanlights in ribbon windows (detail below:)






Sunburst pattern at left






North and west elevations




Unusual painted sheet metal(?)  pyramidal roof   ...   Splendid Queen Anne chimney




Painted sheet metal(?)




Palladian window (detailed below:)








Photos and their arrangement 2017 Chuck LaChiusa
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