Prospect Avenue Baptist Church  - Table of Contents

Exterior photos - Prospect Avenue Baptist Church
Built originally as the Ninth Street Baptist Church

262 Prospect Avenue, Buffalo NY
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Ninth Street Baptist Church built:

1867
Ninth Street Baptist Church architect:
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Original Ninth Street Baptist Church style:
Romanesque Revival
Name change: 1871, with the renaming of Ninth Street to Prospect Avenue
Prospect Avenue Baptist Church addition:
1881
1881 Prospect Avenue Baptist Church addition architect: F. W. Caulkins
Addition style: Gothic Revival








Addition.
On the west side of the building (illustrated below) there is the original 1867
section of the building.
The 1867 section of the building will be adaptively reused as 16 one bedroom apartments
The 1881 section is the sanctuary and will be maintained as a community meeting and rentable public space.



Belfry ..... Orange bricks ..... Corbel table ..... Compound  Gothic arch ..... Paired pier buttresses


Original 1861 church. Far right side of the photo is the adjoining 1881 addition.
The 1867 section of the building will be adaptively reused as 16 one bedroom apartments .
The 1881 section is the sanctuary and will maintained as a community meeting and rentable public space.



1867 cornerstone.



Romanesque Revival style ..... 4-sided tent roof ..... Belfry . ....  Corbel table .....  Quatrefoil





Carved vergeboard ..... Quatrefoil





Far right side of the photo is the adjoining 1881 addition
East elevation




Corbel table .....  Quatrefoil  ..... Vertical pier buttresses






Cupola features pinnacles with  finials



Cupola







loopholes



Finial ..... Note lucarnes in slate roof ..... Corbel table


Special thanks to AIDS Community Services of WNY  Director of Marketing and Special Projects Christopher Voltz for his assistance in 2011
Photos and their arrangement 2011 Chuck LaChiusa
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