Central Park

Buffalo Zoo Elephant House
300 Parkside Avenue, Buffalo, NY

Built:
1912
Architect:
Esenwein & Johnson
Style:
Colonial Revival
Elephant panel sculptor:
Ira Lake
Exterior building materials:
Roman brick and Indiana limestone

On this page, below
Elephant House exterior photos

Dr. V. Roger Lalli, Lulu and Her Companion

David Mott Rote,
Lulu and Her Companion
See also: John Brent Mural
October 16, 2020 photos


Colonial Revival style   ...   Details below:


Cupola features octagonal roof and Roman lattice    ...   Broken pediment filled with carved  panel   ...   Parapet     ...    Keystone  and brick voussoirs


Cupola features octagonal roof and Roman lattice    ...   Broken pediment filled with carved  panel, detailed below:


Sculptor (and poet): Ira Lake   ...   Carved Indiana limestone     bas-relief sculptural panel   ...    Lower right: Masonic square symbol



Arts & crafts style wooden brackets support widely overhanging eave   ...   Keystone lintel  ...  
Roman lattice



Keystone lintel at top ...   Roman lattice   ...   Corbeled Indiana limestone sill   ...   Splayed lintel at bottom   ...   Flemish bond brick pattern   ...   Quoins   ...   Copper conductor head

 

Lamppost with Neoclassical ornamentation, detailed below:


Leaf-and dart molding at top   ...     Voluted corbels ending in guttae



Flemish bond brick pattern









False front    ...   Bull's eye window



False front / Parapet











Elan Jewett   ...   William Rogers   ...   Frederick Law Olmsted   ...   Delaware Park   ...   Frank H. Goodyear   ...   Pan-American Exposition   ...   Esenwein & Johnson






See also: John Brent Mural





Color photos and their arrangement 2020 Chuck LaChiusa
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