Wendt House - Table of Contents

Exterior - William F. Wendt House/Margaret L. Wendt House
570 Richmond Avenue

1882   William Franz Wendt marries Mary Gies
1883-1895  They live at 19 Irving Place
1885   Younger daughter Margaret  is born
1895   William & Mary build 570 Richmond Avenue, the home for the rest of their lives and also for Margaret

"The Richmond family lived at 844 Delaware Avenue.  The property originally encompassed all of the land between Delaware Avenue and Richmond Avenue and was landscaped with gardens and some of the oldest trees in Buffalo.  In 1879, a petition was submitted to City Council to rename Rogers Road to Richmond Avenue in Mr. [Jewett M.] Richmond’s honor." - Angela Keppel (online Sept. 2019)

2015 photos


Facade/west elevation ...  Built 1896 ... Colonial Revival style




Swan's neck pediment ... Ribbons and swags




Ionic square column ... Guilloche



Ionic square column




Bay




Spandril panels




Center palmette flanked by cornucopia




Guilloche  ... Leaded glass







Ionic column




Modillion supporting cornice ... Guilloche  ... Leaded glass   ... Two fluted  pilasters













South elevation





Corbel at top of chimney




Dormer with flared  roof ... Lattice windows in dormer




 Engaged copper  roof on bow window



North elevation


Oriel




Ribbon windows




Anthemia ... Dentils ... Pilasters ... Corbeled capitals




Ancone supports under oriel




Copper roof ... Shell motif in tympanum ... Ancone supports





Oriel Leaded glass detail





Photos and their arrangement 2015 Chuck LaChiusa
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