E. F. Hall Office and Residence - Table of Contents

2013 photos
Exterior - E. F. Hall Office and Residence
467 Virginia Street, Buffalo, NY

Built:
1894
Architect:
F. H. Loverin
Style - exterior:
French chateau
Style - First floor office:
Moorish Revival
1st owner:
Eleck F. Halls, photographer.
2nd owner: 1908 - Howard Beach, photographer.
Status:
Contributing member of the Allentown Historic District




Architect's sketch



Year?



2007 photo



2013 photo.
Neighbor's house (#473) to the left (east) features a Stick style porch and a French mansard roof.






French chateau style



Tower with  finial atop conical  terra cotta  shingle roof with French dormer.


Finial atop conical  terra cotta  shingle roof with French dormer.
Note ridge
Cf., Cluny Museum, Paris, France




Finial atop conical  terra cotta  shingle roof



  Conical  terra cotta  shingle roof features different shaped shingles





Applied  terra cotta  panel decorations



Strapwork design on front door plate and "H"on handle ("H" for Hall)












Panel: Strapwork design has origins in Moorish design



Leaded glass features quatrefoils and diamond pattern.  Note solder reinforcement on the came.



Stylized Corinthian capital



Applied, engaged column






   Terra cotta










Special thanks to Realtor Len Sciolino (for sale sign) for his cooperation in 2013

Photos and their arrangement 2013 Chuck LaChiusa
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