Shea's Buffalo Theatre - Table of Contents

Pearl Street Entrance - Shea's Buffalo Theatre
646 Main Street, Buffalo, New York

Built: 1925-1926
Building architect: C. W. & Geo. L. Rapp, Architects, Chicago
Interior architect: Louis C. Tiffany Co.
Style: Baroque Revival
Exterior material:
Terra cotta cladding
1997 Design planning begins with Kideney Architects.
September 1999 Enlarged stage open to the public: “Phantom of the Opera.”
Source: Doris Collins, Restoration Manager

2015 photos

East elevation

East elevation ... South east view

Five details below, from the top:

Leaf- and-dart molding over dentils ... Fleur-de-lis

Terra cotta ... Medallion with foliated border ...Cartouche with trefoil and scrolls on top, with centered fleur-de-lisbellflowers
surrounded with

Blind arch

Note acanthus leaves and rope molding

Photos and their arrangement 2015 Chuck LaChiusa
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