Liberty Bank/Liberty Building - Table of Contents

2007-2016 photos
Liberty Bank Building / Liberty Building
424 Main Street, Buffalo, NY
Original name: German-American Bank

Erected:

1925 (Addition 1961)

Addition:

Duane Lyman Associates
The large addition  to the south side which included an extension to the banking room on the first floor

Architect:

Alfred Bossom (1881-1965)

Sculptor:

Leo Lentelli
Leo Lentelli: A Sculptor of the City Beautiful   (online April 2018)
Wikipedia: Leo Lentelli
   (online April 2018)

Style:

Second Renaissance Revival skyscraper


2007-2016 photos


2007 photo



2007 photo.
Foreground: City Court   ...   Rand Building



2007 photo



2007 photo
Far left: Brisbane Building



2012 photo



2007 photo
Rapid Transit Postmodern art



2007 photo



2016 photo



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2015 photo



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2016 photo
Lion head corbel table (on  Greek buildings: gargoyles)



2016 photo
Top and bottom row of anthemia



2016 photo
Dentil molding    ...  
Lion head corbel table in between triglyphs and guttae



2016 photo
Explanation of color streaks?   ...   Modillions support overhanging cornice   ...   Vertical flutes   ...   Roman Ionic columns



2016 photo.
Modillions support overhanging cornice   ...     Vertical flutes   ...  Rosettes   ...    Ionic columns


2016 photo
Roman Ionic columns   ...   Spandrel panels



2007 photo
Pilasters   ...   Balustrades



2007 photo
Double-vase
balusters


2015 photo
Triangular pediment  supported by ancones



2007 photo
Top: Leaf-and dart molding   ...   Bead-and-reel molding
Capitol:  Egg-and-dart molding in center   ...   Anthemia



2007 photo
Scrolling acanthus plants between rope molding   ...  
Ancones


2007 photo



Lobby ... 2015 photo



Lobby ... 2015 photo



Lobby ... 2015 photo
Top ornamentation: Acanthus leaves and rosettes
Below the top ornamentation: Anthemia
Doors: Egg-and-dart molding ... Beads




Photos and their arrangement 2016 Chuck LaChiusa
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