Hewitt House / Inn Buffalo - Table of Contents

Suites -  Inn Buffalo/Off Elmwood B&B
  619 Lafayette Avenue, Buffalo, NY

Inn Buffalo/Off Elmwood - Official Website


May 2015 Photos
A 9 Suite Boutique Hotel

Five
of the nine suites below:

Frederick Law Olmsted Suite


Frederick Law Olmsted Suite.
Frederick Law Olmsted ...  Third floor hallway ... Refinished original oak floors




Frederick Law Olmsted Suite.
Bed headboards throughout the suites are repurposed doors
originally from the Lafayette Hotel




Frederick Law Olmsted Suite.
Two of three paired windows in the suite


Frederick Law Olmsted Suite.



Frederick Law Olmsted Suite.



Frederick Law Olmsted Suite.
Heated marble mosaic floor




Frederick Law Olmsted Suite.





Trunk Suite
So called because the room was a 
storage room for trunks  (large rigid piece of luggage used usually for transporting clothing and personal effects) in the 3rd floor attic.


Trunk Suite




Trunk Suite.
Walls and floors are red pine with tongue-and-groove construction ... 
Wall was painted; Inn Buffalo sanded and shellacked the walls ...
Floor was painted; Inn Buffalo owners sanded and varnished the floor.



Trunk Suite
Sanded, unpainted walls





Art Nouveau East Suite


Art Nouveau East Suite.
Art Nouveau style




Art Nouveau East Suite.
Lattice  leaded glass window




Art Nouveau East Suite.
Painted antique wardrobe.




Photo courtesy of Joseph Lettieri.
During the 2014 rehabilitation, the owners found writing behind the wardrobe  illustrated above ...   Detailed below:




Photo courtesy of Joseph Lettieri.




Art Nouveau East Suite.
Heat/air conditioning unit and wall-mounted flat TV screen like these in every suite




Art Nouveau East Suite.





Art Nouveau West Suite



Art Nouveau West Suite.
Art Nouveau style



Art Nouveau West Suite.




Art Nouveau West Suite.







Third floor staircase




Second floor Hall




Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite

Herbert and Sarah married in 1892. This house was finished in 1898.



Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite.
Rococo Revival style sofa




Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite.
Built-in Queen Anne mantel and cabinets




Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite.
Honduran blond mahogany wood ... Note decorative capital in upper left (detailed below:)




Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite.




Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite.
Five bellflowers ... Reeding and drops ... Egg-and-dart ... Bead-and-reel




Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite.
Paneled column ... Mosaic hearth




Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite.




Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite.
Armoire



Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite.
Armoire detail



Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite.




Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite.
Ceramic (the art or technique of making objects of clay and other materials treated by firing) tiled ceiling  and walls ... Tiles manufactured by the American Encaustic Tile Co., founded 1875




Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite.
Ceramic tiled cove and ceiling




Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite.
Ceramic tiled walls




Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite.



Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite.




Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite.




Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite.
Note electric and gas
turn knobs



Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite.
Electric and gas turn knobs




Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite.
Typical Oriental carpet found .throughout the house




Sarah Dutro Hewitt Suite
Bird's eye maple table





Art Nouveau stencil  located in the grand reading space/ ballroom on the third floor



Special thanks to owners Ellen and Joseph Lettieri for their cooperation and assistance in 2015.
Photos and their arrangement 2015 Chuck LaChiusa
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