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Robert W. and Lucy Bemis Pomeroy House
70 Oakland Place, Buffalo NY

Built:
1896-97
Architect:
Boughton & Johnson
Style:
Georgian Neoclassical Revival
2013 owners:
Susan and Daniel Parker
Facade
2018 photos unless indicated otherwise


Right: Duane Lyman House, 78 Oakland Place



Flat roof   ...   Recessed third floor covered in shingles creates a terrace that originally was bordered  by a balustrade as shown in the photo below:



Note  roof  terrace balustrade  (contrast to the photo below:)   ...   Note also the porte-cochere which was later altered   ...   Photo source: Oakland Place: Gracious Living in Buffalo



2006 photo - Note third floor roof difference from the 1901 photo above



North side portico (at right) was originally a porte-cochere - see 1901 photo above



Georgian Neoclassical Revival ...   Facade   ...   Details below, from left to right:



 Two left bays three details below:


Two left bays  - Detail #1- Ionic capital



Two left bays  - Detail #2   ...   Block modillions  ...   Dentil molding   ...  Marble lintels  ...   6 over 6 lights in sash windows   ...   Stone sills



Two left bays - Detail #3   ...   Triple hung sash windows   ...   Ionic  pilaster   ...   Ionic order above side light





Center bay  six details below:


Center bay  - Detail #1   ...   Block modillions supporting triangular pediment    ...      Ionic pilasters



Center bay - Detail #2   ...   Dentil molding under triangular pediment



Center bay  - Detail #3   ...   French doors open to porch    ...   Contrast this porch with the porch photo taken in 2006



Center bay - Detail #4   ...   Spiderweb muntins fan light   ...   Leaded glass  side lights  flanked by  engaged  Ionic columns


Detail #5 - Spiderweb muntins fan light



Center bay  - Detail #6 - Leaded glass  side light  flanked by  engaged  Ionic columns






Balustrade detail below:


Finials decorate newels   ...   Bulbous vase balusters   ...   made of high density polyurethane





North elevation  


Facade and north elevation   ...   Three north elevation details below:


North elevation - Detail #1 - Palladian window:  Spiderweb muntins fan light   ...   Leaded glass  side lights    ...    6 over 6 lights   ...   Marble sill
 

North elevation - Detail # 2   ...   Portico originally extended out to form a porte-cochere - see 1901 photo above



North elevation - Detail # 3   ...   Broken pediment with urn   ...   Dentil molding  





Special thanks to owners Susan and Daniel Parker for their cooperation in 2018

Photos and their arrangement 2018 Chuck LaChiusa
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