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2012 Photos
Gym - Health Sciences Charter School

Built originally for Saint Vincent's Female Orphan Asylum
  1140 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY
Health Sciences Charter School - Official Website

Status: Buffalo Landmark

Sisters of Charity purchase the Robinson-Squier Mansion for Saint Vincent's Female Orphan Asylum
St. Vincent's expansion: Orphanage, 1140 Ellicott Street, built.
Architect: Green & Wicks
St. Vincent's expansion:  Gymnasium built.
Architect: George Dietel
St. Vincent's sold to Bishop O'Hern H.S.
Bishop O'Hern H.S. sold to Erie County for its Community College-City Campus
ECC-City Campus moves to Old Post Office leaving
1140 Ellicott Street orphanage and the gymnasium vacant until 2011.
Heath Sciences Charter School opens in the 1140 Ellicott Street orphanage building and gymnasium

Source: Nomination for Local Landmark Listing

Built: 1935
Architect: George Dietel
Style: Art Deco

2001 photo when demolition of the adjoining Robinson-Squier House had begun.
Note the statue of St. Vincent, no longer part of the building.

Concrete  Art Deco style chevrons/zigzags ... Saw tooth course

Saw tooth course

East (Riley St.) elevation

Special thanks to Health Sciences Charter School Principal Dr. Hank Stopinski for his cooperation, and to Manager of Administrative Services Kathy Andolsek for her assistance, in 2012

Page by Chuck LaChiusa in 2012
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