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

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

Left side of front office

Center of front office

Right side of the front office

Back office



Historic photo.  Note desk at left (desk photos under Right side of the front office).

Left side of front office





Leaded glass windows  ... Roman Ionic column ... Moorish ornamentation on staircase panel.



Dentil molding ... Stained glass features ribbon and shield pattern ... Roman Ionic column


Stained glass features ribbon and shield pattern



Moorish ornamentation on wooden staircase panel ... Multifoil in center ... Newel post at right



Moorish ornamentation on wooden staircase panel ... Newel post at right with applied carving



The electric line at the top of the newel post indicates a previous newel post light.  The original 1894 light would have been gas operated.



Turned  balusters


Center of front office


Center of
front office features Moorish design:  Horseshoe arch ,,, Brightly painted columns ... Geometric panel separating the front from the back office



Scrolling branches painted on wall ...  Scalloped edges on arch ... Painted spandtrels



Scrolling branches and shield painted on wall



Scalloped edges on arch



Starred cutouts in wooden geometric panel separating the front from the back office


Right side of the front office


Desk at some point (when telephone was installed?) was moved to the right side of the room.






Sconce features foliate design ... Wall is faux painted.


Back office


Note lower hanging light fixture (detail in the next photo below)






Lead came used as design element



Moorish design in parquet floor



Fireplace at right in the back office


Metal wall sconce.
Paintings feature geometric design, a mainstay in Moorish Revival (Islam forbids depiction of people or animals).



Fireplace.
Bottom of mantel at top of photo ... Stylized flowers in frieze ... Geometric tile design



Horseshoe arches in balustrade












Looking into the front office through geometric panel




Photos and their arrangement 2013 Chuck LaChiusa
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