Central Park United Methodist Church - Table of Contents

Central Park - Table of Contents

Façade - Central Park United Methodist Church
216 Beard Avenue, Buffalo New York

Official Web Address (online September 2014)

Architect:

Charles W. Bolton & Son
Other church: Trinity  ME Church on Masten at Northland

 Construction:

1921-1923
Building material:
Onondaga limestone.
Indiana limestone from the Hunter Valley Stone Company, Bloomington
Stained glass Studios:
Montague Castle-London Co., NY City
Style:
English Gothic
Land donation:
Lewis J. Bennett.

Other Central Park sites on Buffalo Architecture and History:

Parkside, Central Park, and North Park


1894 Church, dissembled and moved piece by piece  to (SW) Jefferson and Florida; now the Upper Room Church. See James Napora's history of the building.
South Elevation (Morris Avenue)


Front entrance on Morris Avenue .....  Left: 214 Morris Avenue






Indiana limestone   cornerstone contrasts with  Onondaga limestone  walls



Crenelated tower is a feature of English Gothic churches


Pinnacles topped by finials


Stained glass windows  feature cinquefoil tracery



Indiana limestone from the Hunter Valley Stone Company, Bloomington is used for the entrance


Three pairs of crockets and top finial


Carved Indiana limestone angels adorn the entrance surround







Carved foliate (grapes?) ornamentation











Photos and their arrangement © 2012 Chuck LaChiusa
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