Buffalo Seminary - Table of Contents

West-Chester Hall - Buffalo Seminary
205 Bidwell Parkway, Buffalo, NY
West-Chester Hall opened in 1929. Highlights of Buffalo History, 1929


2004 Photos
Click on illustrations for larger size -- and additional information

Dr. Charles E. West
Headmaster 1851-1860

Albert T. Chester
Headmaster 1860-1887

East elevation of Buffalo Seminary with West-Chester hall at the left

Tudor Revival style entrance, except that the arch is more Gothic Revival

Terra cotta tops the gable and surrounds the windows.

Tudor Revival style bay

Terra cotta ornamentation

Terra cotta ornamentation around multilight casement windows: label molding and stops

Herd About Buffalo

Adamesque chimneypiece

Adamesque ornamental plaster swags

Adamesque pilasters and chimneypiece

Adamesque fireplace

Paterae ... Gougework in frieze

Adamesque gougework, acanthus leaves and urn in fireplace frieze

Broken pediment surmounting Adamesque 6-panel double doors

Adamesque style wallpaper featuring anthemia and swags

Adamesque style wallpaper featuring anthemia and swags


Special thanks to the administration for their cooperation, and especially to Nancy Miller and Gary Sutton for their assistance
Photos and their arrangement 2004 Chuck LaChiusa
| ...Home Page ...| ..Buffalo Architecture Index...| ..Buffalo History Index....|.. E-Mail ...| ..