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Exterior - Christ the King Chapel
Canisius College 2001 Main Street, Buffalo, NY

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Constructed:
1950-51
Architects:
Duane Lyman and Associates
Contractor:
John W. Cowper Co.
Style:
Romanesque Revival
Exterior building material:
Granite with lighter trim of Indiana limestone
Windows:
Pike Stained Glass of Rochester
Seating:
492
Total cost:
$439,992

2019 Photos




West elevation   ...    Romanesque Revival style   ...    Granite   ...     Wheel window is one of five rose windows in the chapel   ...  Side aisles   ...   Details, from the top down, below:


Celtic cross: Cross of Iona    ...    finial



Blind arcade   ...    
Wheel window






Compound arches and engaged columns



Compound arches   ...  Horizontal  chevrons (near top of photo)  and curved zigzag molding



Compound
engaged columns  including a rope, smooth shafts



Capitals top row: corner acanthus leaves   ...   Dove(?)   ...  S scrolls



Lattice windows



Granite   ...  Indiana limestone  cornerstone



Color photos and their arrangement 2019 Chuck LaChiusa
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