Fidelity Trust Bank Building / Swan Tower  - Table of Contents

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Fidelity Trust Bank Building / Swan Tower

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

2005 Photos

Side hall


(Original 1909?) mailbox   ...   Three details below:


Acroteria - acanthus leaves   ...    Egg-and-dart molding    ...    Paterae






  Egg-and-dart molding    ...   Upper right:  Four paterae   ...    Acanthus leaves     ...     Paired ancones





Vestibule


Looking into the vestibule from the main floor   ...   Note ceiling (shown below:)



Vestibule ceiling   ...   Egg-and-dart    ...    Leaf-and-dart



Vestibule  wall   ...   Keystone decorated with acanthus leaf




Main Floor

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






Corinthian capital  ... Greek frets




Cloth reinforced plaster ... Ceiling frets and coffers ... Detail below:





Left: modillions and rosettes  and acanthus leaves    ...   Flanking frets egg-and-dart molding



Detail below:


Acanthus leaves  and rosettes




Adamesque design   ...   Arabesques








Center panel   ...   Two details below:


Detail #1 - Arabesques



Detail #2 - Arabesques













Balusters






Photos and their arrangement 2005 Chuck LaChiusa
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