Buffalo City Hall Photos

The Buffalo City Hall (1931) is one of the finest Art Deco buildings in the USA. Its architects were John J. Wade of Dietel & Wade & Sullivan W. Jones. In front of City Hall stands the William McKinley Memorial to the President assassinated during Buffalo's Pan-American Exhibition.

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William McKinley Memorial in front of Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.Base of William McKinley Memorial erected to this 25th U.S. President assassinated in Buffalo at the 1901 opening of the Pan-American Exposition. Buffalo, NY.Lion by A. Phinister Proctor & Neuman Evans mourns at base of William McKinley Memorial. Buffalo, NY.Detail of William McKinley Memorial. Buffalo, NY.
William McKinley Memorial (1907) in front of Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY. Architect: John Merven Carrère & Thomas Hasting.Base of William McKinley Memorial erected to this 25th U.S. President assassinated in Buffalo at the 1901 opening of the Pan-American Exposition. Buffalo, NY.Lion by A. Phinister Proctor & Neuman Evans mourns at base of William McKinley Memorial. Buffalo, NY.Detail of William McKinley Memorial. Buffalo, NY.
Marble lion grieves at base of William McKinley Memorial. Buffalo, NY.William McKinley Memorial from city hall observation deck. Buffalo, NY.Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.Art Deco facade of Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.
Marble lion grieves at base of William McKinley Memorial. Buffalo, NY.William McKinley Memorial from city hall observation deck. Buffalo, NY.Buffalo City Hall (1931) (32 floors) (65 Niagara Square). Buffalo, NY. Style: Art Deco. Architect: John J. Wade of Dietel & Wade + Sullivan W. Jones. On National Register.Art Deco facade of Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.
Octagonal crown of Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.Tile & Art Deco carvings detail of octagonal crown of Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.Industry frieze on Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.
Octagonal crown of Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.Tile & Art Deco carvings detail of octagonal crown of Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.Industry frieze on Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.
Section of relief on facade of City Hall showing the industries of electricity & chemistry. Buffalo, NY.Section of relief on facade of City Hall showing workers riveting. Buffalo, NY.Section of relief on facade of City Hall representing knowledge & prosperity. Buffalo, NY.Section of relief on facade of City Hall showing workers hauling a rope. Buffalo, NY.
Section of relief on facade of City Hall showing the industries of electricity & chemistry. Buffalo, NY.Section of relief on facade of City Hall showing workers riveting. Buffalo, NY.Section of relief on facade of City Hall representing knowledge & prosperity. Buffalo, NY.Section of relief on facade of City Hall showing workers hauling a rope. Buffalo, NY.
Section of relief on facade of City Hall showing engineering & transportation including rail, aviation & dirigible. Buffalo, NY.Buffalo City Hall figures which flank windows. Buffalo, NY.Buffalo City Hall column details in non-Greek style. Buffalo, NY.Art Deco details of Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.
Section of relief on facade of City Hall showing engineering & transportation including rail, aviation & dirigible. Buffalo, NY.Buffalo City Hall figures which flank windows. Buffalo, NY.Buffalo City Hall column details in non-Greek style. Buffalo, NY.Art Deco details of Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.
Bronze screen on Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.Deer hunter in buckskins carved on Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.Buffalo City Hall Art Deco mural by William de Leftwich Dodge showing Peace between the United States & Canada with the Peace Bridge & winged goddess joining the two halves. Buffalo, NY.Buffalo City Hall mural by William de Leftwich Dodge showing the industries which made Buffalo prosperous titled Talents Diversified Find Vent in Myriad Forms. Buffalo, NY.
Bronze screen on Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.Deer hunter in buckskins carved on Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.Buffalo City Hall Art Deco mural by William de Leftwich Dodge showing Peace between the United States & Canada with the Peace Bridge & winged goddess joining the two halves. Buffalo, NY.Buffalo City Hall mural by William de Leftwich Dodge showing the industries which made Buffalo prosperous titled Talents Diversified Find Vent in Myriad Forms. Buffalo, NY.
Buffalo City Hall mural detail by William de Leftwich Dodge of prosperity through railroads & construction. Buffalo, NY.Buffalo City Hall mural by William de Leftwich Dodge showing goddess of Charity offering bread & fruit to the lame. Buffalo, NY.Art Deco frog reliefs typical of those which line the halls of Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.Bust of Grover Cleveland who rose from mayor of Buffalo to NY Governor to President in a span of only three years in Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.
Buffalo City Hall mural detail by William de Leftwich Dodge of prosperity through railroads & construction. Buffalo, NY.Buffalo City Hall mural by William de Leftwich Dodge showing goddess of Charity offering bread & fruit to the lame. Buffalo, NY.Art Deco frog reliefs typical of those which line the halls of Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.Bust of Grover Cleveland who rose from mayor of Buffalo to NY Governor to President in a span of only three years in Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.
Statue of President Grover Cleveland outside Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.


Statue of President Grover Cleveland outside Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.



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