Wilkes House - Table of Contents

  Interior - Emma B. Wilkes House
495 Lafayette Avenue, Buffalo, NY

  2019 photos
Front hall and Living room


Front hall    ...   Arts & Crafts style   stained glass windows



Front hall    ...   Atypical Arts & Crafts style door (usually planks)



Front hall    ...   Mirrored doors sealed   (see photo below:)





Living room   ...   The other side of the mirrored doors shown above - wall with shelving to showcase a small part of Victor Shanchuk's collection from around the world



Living room   ...   Front windows alcove displays more of the collection


Living room   ...  Arts  & Crafts style beamed ceiling



Living room   ...   Pair of stained glass windows flank the mantelpiece (one detailed below:)


Living room   ...   Arts & Crafts style   stained glass windows  features opalescent glass



Living room   ...   Arts & Crafts style  paneled pocket door


Living room   ...   Paneled wainscoting with newspaper article about Shanchuk's photography exhibit 


Living room   ...   2018 painting by Victor Shanchuk





Staircase





Bar from earlier owners was found in the basement   ...   Name plate below:




Ad courtesy of Steve Cichon,  "Torn-Down Tuesday: Broadway at Pratt," 1973," pub. in The Buffalo News, May 3, 2016 (online July 2019)



Arts & Crafts style paneled wainscoting and balustrade



Wainscoting  and balustrade






Arts & Crafts style  newel post



Arts & Crafts staircase






Unusual window position





Second floor


Arts & Crafts staircase



Second floor





Second floor   ..    Cast iron  lion's paw tub foot



Second floor   ...   Staircase leading to the attic






Special thanks to current owners Victor and Deborah Shanchuk for their cooperation in 2019

Photos and their arrangement 2019 Chuck LaChiusa
| ...Home Page ...| ..Buffalo Architecture Index...| ..Buffalo History Index... .|....E-Mail ...| ..