Fidelity Trust Bank Building / Swan Building - Table of Contents

NYS DEPT. of LABOR - BOARD ROOMS
Fidelity Trust Bank Building / Swan Tower

 New York State Department of Labor: Buffalo Career Center - Official Website  (online Jan. 2021)

2006 Photos

(Larger) Board Room


Note pilasters  separating panels



Plaster ceiling with Classical design






Small modillions "support" cornice    ...    Corinthian capital



Square Corinthian column



Guilloche molding in and between medallions    ...    Neoclassical colors influenced by Robert Adam






Four fireplace details below:


Fireplace detail #1 - Carved face keystone in rounded arch of niche    ...    Flanking panels with Classical carved faces



Fireplace detail #2 -  Carved face keystone in rounded arch of niche     ...   Sunburst(?) or shell(?)  with gadroon-shaped extensions



Fireplace detail #3 -  Swan's neck pediment  atop panel with Classical carved face surrounded by acanthus leaves



Fireplace detail #4 -  Basket weave in  firebox



Brass sconce topped with urn




(Smaller) Board Room


Plaster ceiling



Classical urn above panel with classical figures


 
Paired fluted pilasters



Fluted pilaster



Fireplace:   Overhanging Cornice    ...    Carved frieze    ...    Marble surround and hearth    ...    Four details below:


Fireplace detail #1 - Overhanging Cornice   ...    Carved frieze    ...    Marble surround


Fireplace detail #2  - Overhanging Cornice   ...   Frieze  carved urn



Fireplace detail #3  -  Frieze  carved  patera, ribbons, and and festoon



Fireplace detail #3e  -  Frieze carved panel





Photos and their arrangement 2006 Chuck LaChiusa
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