Metro Rail Stations - Table of Contents

Metro Rail Stations:  Light Rail Rapid Transit  System
LaSalle Station
3030 Main Street at LaSalle Avenue, Buffalo NY
NFTA-Metro - Official Web site

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


Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de LaSalle - Table of Contents
Art captions taken from the "Buffalo Art in Transit" brochure published by NFTA in 1979


Facade (Main Street)
Reinforced concrete and glass



West elevation, adjacent parking lot. (Main Street at right)



West elevation, with distinctive cantilever.
Style: Brutalism



West elevation



West elevation, adjacent parking lot


West elevation



West elevation, Main Street at right



West elevation.
Style: Brutalism



West elevation, Main Street at right




Enameled sheet aluminum wall sculptures by Richard Gubernick, Buffalo.
Aluminum channels, riveted together, pretend to be a contemporary object in motion. Extended sections are humorously strained by an imaginary inner tension.
Each of the four sections detailed below.



Detail - Enameled sheet aluminum wall sculpture by Richard Gubernick, Buffalo.



Detail - Enameled sheet aluminum wall sculpture by Richard Gubernick, Buffalo.



Detail - Enameled sheet aluminum wall sculpture by Richard Gubernick, Buffalo.



Detail - Enameled sheet aluminum wall sculpture by Richard Gubernick, Buffalo.



From concourse looking down to track level



From track level looking up to concourse.


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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