Annunciation RC Church - Table of Contents

Exterior - Annunciation RC Church
Our Lady of Hope Parish
257 Lafayette Avenue, Buffalo, NY

Church erected;


Church architect:

Albert A. Post

Church style:

Gothic Revival

Rectory erected:


Rectory architect:

Lansing & Oakley

Rectory style:

Tudor Revival

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Façade / South elevation

West steeple

West steeple

2 quatrefoils ... Venetian Gothic arch

South stained glass window

East steeple

East steeple

East front entrance

Gothic capital and corbel


Medina sandstone

East elevation

Baptism of Jesus window ... Came

Albert A. Post

Ohio Architect and Builder, Volume 28, August, 1916, p. 21

G. Morton Wolfe, architect

Former Annunciation Elementary School

Tudor Revival style rectory ..... Lansing & Oakley, architect

Slate roof ... Half-timbering

245 Lafayette Ave. ..... 1924 convent ..... Harvey S. Horton, architect ..... Additions at the rear in 1950 and 1985

Special thanks to Father George Kirwin, Pastor, for his cooperation in March 2010

Photos and their arrangement © 2010 Chuck LaChiusa
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