George A. Austin House - Table of Contents

First Floor Interior - George A. Austin House
204 Bidwell Parkway,
Buffalo, NY


Entry hall


Entry hall paneled oak door and stained glass side light                  Four details below:



Detail #1                  Quartersawn oak paneled door



Detail #2                         Arts & Crafts style  stained glass side light   
                    Opalescent glass center medallion



Detail #3 
                                  Typical Arts & Crafts style flower



Detail #4





Bidwell Parkway seen through the entry hall window 
                                Sash windows                                 Wooden diamond motif found on windows throughout the house





Arts & Crafts (Craftsman) style staircase
                                     White paint is probably not original                                 Detail below:







Entry hall fireplace 
                                  Two details below:


Entry hall fireplace detail
                                Modillions with acanthus leaf support mantel                                 Dentil molding between modillions                                  Spandrelsfoils



Entry hall fireplace detail  
                                  One of two andirons topped with ball finial and Ionic capital





French doors leading to entry hall



Living room


Living room 
                                Bidwell Parkway through the windows                                    Note diamond shape muntins





Living room  
                                Typical Arts & Crafts style tulips                                 Two details below:

 
Living room  
                                  Tulip motif



Living room





Living room  
                                Three fireplace details below:



Living room   
                                  C scroll  supports under mantel



Living room 
C scroll  supports under mantel                           Ogee arches



Living room  
                         Bead-and-reel just below mantel                           Corbel table




Dining room



Dining room 
                        Room behind is the living room                           Room to right is the entry hall




Dining room 
                        Each room in the house has different ceiling molding




Dining room  
                        Fireplace column detail below:


Dining room 
                         Acanthus leaves decorate column capital                          Foils decorate spandrel




Dining room Arts & Crafts style built-in china cabinet 
                        Five details below:


Dining room built-in china cabinet  
                        Detail #1



Dining room built-in china cabinet 
                       Detail #2                           Brackets decorated with acanthus leaf



Dining room built-in china cabinet 
                       Detail #3



Dining room built-in china cabinet 
                                              Detail #4                           Arts & Crafts style stained glass



Dining room built-in china cabinet 
                       Detail #5                        Came (lead) is solder reinforced




Miscellany


Kitchen:  Original chimney for wood burning stove (removed)



Family room created by removing the kitchen exterior wall and enclosing an outdoor porch



Half-bathroom sink





Special thanks to owner John John Del Gatto for his cooperation in 2016

Photos and their arrangement 2016 Chuck LaChiusa
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