Metro Rail Stations - Table of Contents

Metro Rail Stations:  Light Rail Rapid Transit  System
Humboldt/Hospital Station
2085 Main Street, at Kensington Ave., Buffalo, NY
NFTA-Metro - Official Website

Stations:  Allen/Medical Campus  ..... Summer/Best  ..... Utica  ..... Delavan/Canisius College  ..... Humboldt/Hospital  ..... Amherst Street  .....  LaSalle  ..... University


Art captions taken from the "Buffalo Art in Transit" brochure published by NFTA in 1979


East entrance.
Reinforced concrete and glass ...  This is the only Metro station with entrances on both sides of the Main Street for passengers to enter and exit from.



East entrance.



East entrance.




West entrance.
The vertical pavilions are NOT part of the station; rather, the building is the LB Johnson Apartment complex for senior citizens at 167 W. Humboldt Pkwy.




West entrance.
Interior Venetian cut glass mosaic and porcelain tile art work by Joyce
Kozloff
of New York City.



West entrance.


East Building - Art Work


Painted honeycomb aluminum by Sharon Gold, New York City.
Subtle interactions of colored forms are framed and progress through a series of panels, highly visible through the windows of the station.



Detail - Painted honeycomb aluminum by Sharon Gold, New York City.
Train Level


Note Rogovin photos.


Photographs printed on porcelain enamel by Milton Rogovin, Buffalo.
Ethnic and industrial aspects of Buffalo are juxtaposed in photographs of home and work environments of particular individuals.





Photographs printed on porcelain enamel by Milton Rogovin, Buffalo.





Photographs printed on porcelain enamel by Milton Rogovin, Buffalo.






Photographs printed on porcelain enamel by Milton Rogovin, Buffalo.



Photographs printed on porcelain enamel by Milton Rogovin, Buffalo.



West Building - Art Work


Venetian cut glass mosaic and porcelain tile by Joyce Kozloff, New York City.
Classic architectural motifs found in downtown Buffalo's City Hall, the Ellicott Square, Shea's Theater, the Guaranty buildings and Frank Lloyd Wright houses are entwined in this inspiring mural. 



 Venetian cut glass mosaic and porcelain tile by Joyce Kozloff, New York City.
Rectangles: Neoclassical motif
5 panels below:  Cf., City Hall North American mask motif



Venetian cut glass mosaic and porcelain tile by Joyce Kozloff, New York City.



Venetian cut glass mosaic and porcelain tile by Joyce Kozloff, New York City.
Cf. Calumet plants on the Calumet Building.



Venetian cut glass mosaic and porcelain tile by Joyce Kozloff, New York City.
Cf., City Hall North American mask motif



Venetian cut glass mosaic and porcelain tile by Joyce Kozloff, New York City.



Venetian cut glass mosaic and porcelain tile by Joyce Kozloff, New York City.
Upper left medallion: Cf., Ellicott Square Building floor design



Venetian cut glass mosaic and porcelain tile by Joyce Kozloff, New York City.
Cf., Ellicott Square Building mosaic floor, which includes scrolling acanthus leaves ... Fleur-de-lis ... Vitruvian scroll






Venetian cut glass mosaic and porcelain tile by Joyce Kozloff, New York City.






Venetian cut glass mosaic and porcelain tile by Joyce Kozloff, New York City.






Venetian cut glass mosaic and porcelain tile by Joyce Kozloff, New York City.
Upper half left panel: Cf., City Hall Guastavino ceiling tile design representing a Native American headdress.



Venetian cut glass mosaic and porcelain tile by Joyce Kozloff, New York City.



Special thanks to NFTA Director of Public Affairs C. Douglas Hartmayer for his cooperation and to Thomas Mudra for his assistance in 2012

Photos and their arrangement 2012 Chuck LaChiusa
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