Electric Tower - Table of Contents

Board Rooms - Electric Tower
535 Washington St., Buffalo NY



Original Octagonal Tower
Board Room chimneypiece / mantelpiece and flanking arched built-in bookcases   ...   Six  mantelpiece details below:



Original Octagonal Tower
Mantelpiece detail #1 - Chimneypiece and flanking
arched built-in bookcases



Original Octagonal Tower
Mantelpiece detail #2 -  Board Room chimneypiece:  Paneled overmantel   ...   Fireplace with marble surround



Original Octagonal Tower
Mantelpiece detail #3 - Marble entablature   ...   Marble jambs   ...   Cast-iron fireback   ...   Brass andirons



Original Octagonal Tower
Mantelpiece detaill #4 - Marble entablature   ...   Ancone at end of frieze  ...   Marble jambs



Original Octagonal Tower
Mantelpiece detail #5 -  Cast-iron firebackNeptune with his trident  ...   Brass andirons


Original Octagonal Tower
Mantelpiece detail #6 -  Brass andiron






Original Octagonal Tower



Original Octagonal Tower
Round pediment over door



Original Octagonal Tower
Plaster oval molding in the center of the ceiling



Original Octagonal Tower
Plaster panel features scrolling acanthus leaves



Original Octagonal Tower
Console decorated with acanthus leaf


Original Octagonal Tower


Original Octagonal Tower






1920s wing


1920s wing


1920s wing



1920s wing


1920s wing



1920s wing



1920s wing



1920s wing



1920s wing





Original Octagonal Tower

Original Octagonal Tower

Original Octagonal Tower

Original Octagonal Tower

Board Room

Board Room chimneypiece and flanking built-in bookcases

Board Room chimneypiece:

  • Paneled overmantel
  • Fireplace with marble surround

Board Room fireplace:

Board Room fireplace:

Board Room

Board Room.
Brass
andiron

Board Room. Note round pediment over door

Board Room. Round pediment over door

Board Room. Plaster oval molding in the center of the ceiling

Board Room. Plaster foliated semicircle

Board Room. Console decorated with acanthus leaf



Board Room

Office of Metrodata Services President, Anthony Diina

 

       

1920s Wings

1920s Wings

1920s Wings

1920s Wings

Reception area (receptionist's desk at left behind wooden separator)

Board Room. Curved Adamesque paneled walls

Board Room chimneypiece

Fireplace detail from previous photo

Fireplace detail from previous photo

Board Room. Curved Adamesque paneled walls

Board Room detail from previous photo. Corinthian pilaster at sides

Board Room paired Corinthian pilasters

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Board Room Corinthian pilaster

Former auditorium. Support girders added in 1995

   


Special thanks to Anthony Diina, President of Metrodata Services, Inc., for his cooperation and assistance in 2004

Photos and their arrangement 2004 Chuck LaChiusa
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