Appleton House/Medaille College President's Residence
88 Lincoln Parkway, Buffalo, NY
Medaille College Official Website (online Oct. 2012)
1989 Junior League of Buffalo
/ The Buffalo
News Show House (online Oct. 2012)
Show Houses - Table of Contents
The 2011 National Trust for Historic Preservation Conference in Buffalo Candlelight House Tour
Medaille College purchased the home from Jeffrey Meilman in in April of 2006.
Carol Wagner, History
2011 Entry hall
2011 Living room
2011 Dining room
2011 Sun room
2011 Second floor
Early Twentieth Century German Art Collection
from the 2011 Candlelight House Tour
during The National Trust for Historic Preservation Conference in Buffalo.
Sponsored by Preservation Buffalo Niagara.
88 Lincoln Parkway, known as the Appleton House, was designed by Boston architect, Edgar Allen Poe Newcomb.
It was a gift in 1909 to Benjamin Appleton and his wife Bessie Miller from her father George Miller. After her husband passed, Mrs. Miller sold the house to Charles Criqui in 1929. They contracted a Boston architectural firm to make extensive renovations, converting the living room into a library, putting an addition on the master bedroom and upgrading the heating system.
Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Hurd bought the house in 1949 and were the owners during the Decorators Show House 1989 event.
The Mediterranean Revival mansion with a massive, symmetrical primary façade, stuccoed walls, low pitched tile roof, and balconies with wrought iron grilles has been the home of the president of Medaille College Dr. Richard Jurasek and his wife Dr. Barbara Jurasek, since 2006.
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