St. Gerard's - Table of Contents

Exterior - St. Gerard's RC Church
1190 Delavan Avenue at Bailey, Buffalo, NY

Erected:

1911

Additions:

1930 Raised clerestory; three stage bell tower

Architects:

Schmill & Gould
See also: Corpus Christi RC Church

Style:

Renaissance Revival

Building material:

Indiana limestone


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Bailey Ave. facade

Partially free-standing 1930 three-stage bell tower (campanile)

Top story of bell tower (campanile)


Two niches containing statues of St. Gerard and St.Joseph.

Corinthian pilasters ... Rounded pediment ... balustraded balconet

Ashlar Indiana limestone ... Ionic pilaster

St. Gerard's School at left; Front entrances

Vitruvian scroll ... acanthus leaves ...
S scroll keystone

Pedimented main entrance

Flanking Ionic pilasters ... pedimented main portal:


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South elevation





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Photos and their arrangement 2003 Chuck LaChiusa
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