Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church - Table of Contents

 Exterior - Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church
875 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY

Founded:

14 March, 1832

Erected:

1894

Architects:

Lansing & Beierl

Style:

Richardsonian Romanesque

Building material

Medina sandstone




SourceJerome Maragliano postcard collection


SourceJerome Maragliano postcard collection




2003 Photos
Facade on Lafayette Avenue



2018 photo   ...   Facade  ...   Medina sandstone



2018 photo   ...   Facade   ...   Tower



2003 photo   ...   Facade
Richardsonian Romanesque   ...   Pyramidal roof   ...    Belfry   ...    Blind arcaded  parapet



2003 photo   ...  Facade



2003   ...   Facade
Medina sandstone   ...   Modillions supporting raking gable roof



2018 photo   ...   Facade   ...   Arcade windows



2018 photo   ...   Facade   ...   Arcade windows


2018 photo   ...   Facade entrance



2003 photo   ...   Facade     ...     Medina sandstone stairs



2003 photo   ...   Facade
S scroll design



Medina sandstone cornerstone



 
Medina sandstone 




West (Elmwood Ave.) elevation


West (Elmwood Ave.) elevation
  Paneled copper(?) doors detailed below:



Detail from previous photo: paneled copper(?) doors



West (Elmwood Ave.) elevation
 
Bay




West (Elmwood Ave) elevation



West (Elmwood Ave) elevation
Terra cotta roof    ...    Geometric stained glass 
arcade window   ...    Parapet with pedimented posts and blind arcade



West (Elmwood Ave) elevation 
Parapet with pedimented posts and blind arcade   ...   Romanesque Revival  compound arch door surround



West (Elmwood Ave) elevation
Arcade windows  (detail below:)



West (Elmwood Ave) elevation 
Arcade window
   ...   Compound arch   ...   Capital: volutes above acanthus leaves



West (Elmwood Ave) elevation
Richardsonian Romanesque stained glass windows (detail below:)




West (Elmwood Ave) elevation
Richardsonian Romanesque
stained glass window with compound arch  surround



Romanesque Revival tower at sunset







Photos and their arrangement 2003 Chuck LaChiusa
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