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


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


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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