William Hengerer Company / Lafayette Court -Table of Contents

Facade - William Hengerer Company / Lafayette Court
465 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Built:
1903-1904
2-story addition - 1910
Architect:
Cyrus Kinne Porter
Style:
Beaux ArtsNeoclassical
Structural material:
Steel
Facade system:
Applied masonry (brick)
1987 conversion style:
Postmodern

2016 photos


2011 photo.
Middle black building:
  Tishman Building/National Fuel (before the building was adaptively reused into the Hilton Garden Inn in 2012).
Behind the Tishman: Rand Building.
To the right of the Tishman ( white):
Western Savings Bank/Main Court Building




Mid 1980s: The renamed Lafayette Court building was converted into office space  ... "Modernized" style: Postmodern










Clock and gable roof are
Postmodern additions










Clock and gable roofs are Postmodern additions







Segmental arches, window muntins and belt course are Postmodern additions




Window muntins  are Postmodern additions




 
Postmodern additions




Main entrance has flanking
Postmodern stylized pilasters and a fanlight




Circle functions as a
capital decoration on the paneled pilaster




Darker granite horizontals suggest a
Postmodern stylized banded column




Postmodern  bay window



Different color polished granite add a decorative element in the mid-80s Postmodern  adaptation





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