Lafayette Presbyterian Church - Table of Contents

2003 - Exterior
Lafayette Presbyterian Church

875 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY

Founded:

14 March, 1832

Erected:

1894

Architects:

Lansing & Beierl

Style:

Richardsonian Romanesque

Building material

Medina sandstone


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Medina sandstone cornerstone

West (Elmwood Ave.) elevation

South (Lafayette Ave.) elevation

South main entrance - Medina sandstone stairs

Detail from previous photo

Three pairs of double windows, Romanesque Revival style

Double window, Romanesque Revival style

Detail from previous photo

West (Elmwood Ave) elevation

West (Elmwood Ave.) main entrance

West (Elmwood Ave.) main entrance

West (Elmwood Ave.) main entrance

Parapet with pedimented posts and blind arcade

Southwest (Elmwood Ave.) side entrance

Detail from previous photo: paneled copper doors



Compound arch ... Capital: volutes above acanthus leaves

Terra cotta roof

Modillions supporting raking gable roof

Romanesque Revival tower at sunset

Pyramidal terra cotta roof ... Belfry ... Blind arcaded parapet

Pyramidal terra cotta roof ... Belfry ... Blind arcaded parapet



Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church - Table of Contents

See also:

Buffalo's Houses of Worship on the Internet

Medina sandstone






Photos and their arrangement 2003 Chuck LaChiusa
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