Williams-Butler House - Table of Contents

Misc. rooms - Williams-Butler House / Jacobs Executive Development Center
AKA The Butler Mansion
672 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY


2003 Photos
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Reception Hall. Main entrance leads to porte-cochere.

Reception hall entrance: detail of previous photo.
Oak.

Reception hall: doors open to North Street.

Reception Hall: detail from from previous photo

Reception hall stairway

Reception hall: gold-plated, three-story chandelier

Reception hall: precast plaster panels on ceiling

Reception Hall: sconce




Reception Hall lloking into dining room.



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Dining Room overlooking North St.

Dining Room: quarter oak paneling and wainscoting

Dining Room: cove lighting

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Reception hall looking into the library

Library: coffered ceiling made of deep-red Brazilian mahogany

Library marble fireplace: a six-foot tall person easily walks under the mantle.

Library marble fireplace entablaure

Origianlly, the library/living room walls were covered with old Italian brocade in dark red with dark red hangings at the windows and dark oak woodwork



Library marble fireplace details: sea creatures on frieze





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Special thanks to Jacobs Executive Development Center Site Coordinator Bonnie Pritchard for her cooperation in 2003


Photos and their arrangement 2003 Chuck LaChiusa
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