689 & 691 Lafayette Avenue
Buffalo, NY

July 2018 photos

  • (aka 689 Lafayette Avenue & 691 Lafayette Avenue)
  • Ca. 1921
  • 2 1⁄2-story hipped roof frame duplex with Prairie styling.
  • Stone slab foundation, brick siding, asphalt roof.
  • Side entries on both sides.
  • Wood casement windows.
  • 1st story enclosed sunroom with leaded  casement windows and roof deck.
  • Block modillions at flared boxed eaves.
  • Contains contributing flat roof brick secondary building (garage).
 - Elmwood East Nomination for the National Register of Historic Places, Section 7, p. 192
Facade


2 1⁄2-story hipped roof frame duplex with Prairie styling.




Left (east) house number: 691 - Second floor  ...   Right (west) house number: 689 - First floor



#689 first floor enclosed porch   ...   #691 second floor porch



Copper conductor head  and downspouts



#691 second floor  French doors   ...   Wrought iron  balustrade




#689 first floor wood Tuscan pilaster   ...  
Leaded  casement windows




East elevation


North (front) and east elevations   ...   #691 second floor entrance



Dormers with  hipped roof    ...   Block modillions at flared boxed eaves


#691 entrance:   Wrought iron  balustrade    ...   Tuscan columns and pilasters




West elevation


North (facade) and west elevations



 Eaves and #689 entrance
identical  to those on the east elevation



West elevation
Block modillions support eaves    ...    #689 entrance



  Block modillions at flared boxed eaves



#689 entrance:  Tuscan columns and pilasters



  Tuscan capitals





Photos and their arrangement 2018 Chuck LaChiusa
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