St. John Kanty - Table of Contents

Exterior photos - St. John Kanty RC Church
101 Swinburne St., Buffalo, NY 14212

St. John Kanty - Official Website (online April 2017)

Built:
1891-1892
Architect:
?
Style:
Gothic Revival
3 alarm fire:
1955
1955 renovation mural and sanctuary artist:
Jozef Mazur
Marger with St. Adelbert RC Church:
2007



Gothic Revival style   ...   Three bays   ...  
Below: Details from top down, from left to right bays:



Left bay:  Usually, twin towers and steeples are identical in design



Left bayCornerstone






Center bay: Orange bricks   ...   Cross bottany finial   ...   Twin pinnacles with finials   ...   Corbel table   ...   Three lancet stained glass windows   ...   Rose window


 
Center bay: Rose window



Center bayButtresses   ...   Triple portal   ...   Note columns flanking center entrance (detailed below:)




Center bay: Column   ...   Capital detailed below:



Center bay: capital features volutes and acanthus leaves




Center bayMedina sandstone


Center bayBrick and Medina sandstone






Right bayTower and steeple



Cross bottany finial   ...  Broached spire   ...   Lucarne   ...   Corbel table



Slate roof   ...   Buttresses   ...   Corbel table


Buttresses   ...   Tympanum  features quatrefoil and twin trefoils  ...   Louvered belfry   ...   Stringcourse









Air duct   ...   Dormer window







Special thanks to Judy Felski for for assistance in 2017

Photos and their arrangement 2017 Chuck LaChiusa
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