Hoyt House/ZeptoMetrix Building - Table of Contents

Hoyt House/ZeptoMetrix Building
  878 Main Street, Buffalo, NY
ZeptoMetrix - Official Web Site

Recipient of the "2012 Preservation Buffalo Niagara - Rehabilitation/Adaptive Reuse Award"


Reception desk and marble fireplace.
Total building interior space: over 5,000 sq. ft.
11' tall ceilings on all three floors.
12" high cherry baseboard moldings.

Reception desk and marble fireplace.

Reception desk and marble fireplace details:  keystone and decorated spandels
Entry hall

Reconstructed staircase - entirely made of cherry. Balustrade is a few inches taller than the original because of code requirements. All interior woodwork by Bloch Industries LLC of Rochester. All interior woodwork is "factory furniture furnished," unlike typical finishing which takes place after insgtallation.

The cherry baseboard molding is 12 inches high.

Solid cherry newel

 Solid cherry balusters and stair-ends

  Solid cherry balusters and stair-ends

Conference room

Coffered ceiling, pocket door surround, wainscoting all solid cherry

Conference room marble fireplace.
Two drawings by Cecil Aldin, Buffalo Pottery Artist,  that were the subjects to be adapted for use on the Deldare Ware pieces.
Buffalo Pottery Deldare Ware produced as premiums for the John D. Larkin Co.
Other Deldare pieces from the collection of Erie County Executive Chris Collins are scattered throughout the halls and his office.

Drawing by Cecil Aldin

Buffalo Pottery Deldare Ware produced as premiums for the John D. Larkin Co.

Conference room marble fireplace detail.

"Although the building was almost entirely gutted, we salvaged remnants of the original trim work, crown moldings and doorways. These remnants will enable us to create perfect replications throughout the entire building."  -    ZeptoMetrix newsletter article

Marble fireplace

Special thanks to former County Executive Chris Collins for his cooperation and assistance in April 2012
Photos and their arrangement 2012 Chuck LaChiusa
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