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Metro Rail Stations:  Light Rail Rapid Transit System

University Station
(Originally named South Campus Station until 2003)
3383 Main Street near Niagara Falls Blvd., Buffalo NY

University at Buffalo - Table of Contents
NFTA-Metro - Official Website ......... University at Buffalo - 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





Main Street loop (bent and blue fescue grass) in front of combination bus (lower level) and train (upper right, glass) station, view east.

Beverly Pepper's Cor Ten steel totem drill sculpture entitled Vertical Presence-Grass Dunes spirals upward. A 150' tall vertical presence is spatially balanced against the University setting.







Main Street loop, view west ... Vertical Presence-Grass Dunes




Detail - Vertical Presence-Grass Dunes



Detail - Beverly Pepper's Vertical Presence-Grass Dunes


Combination upper right, glass train station and
lower level bus station, view east.



Train station, view west, towards Main Street and University loop  ...  Reinforced concrete and glass



Train station, view north.
Rear elevation at left facing Main Street and University loop
 (entrance opposite rear)


Interior Art


Sheet aluminum and formica mural by Harvey Braverman, Buffalo.
Professor Braverman presents primary subjects of university life as prominent themes shaped together with the format context of a triptych.



Detail - Sheet aluminum and formica mural by Harvey Braverman, Buffalo.



Concourse ceiling: Neon tubes on painted raceways sculpture by Stephen Antanokos, New York City.
Floating neon tubes illuminate the station with colors of red and blue. Simple geometric lines describe the flow of trains and travelers throughout the station.






Concourse ceiling: Neon tubes on painted raceways sculpture by Stephen Antanokos, New York City.



Concourse ceiling: Neon tubes on painted raceways sculpture by Stephen Antanokos, New York City.



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

Photos and their arrangement 2012 Chuck LaChiusa
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