Illustrated Architecture Dictionary
The window of a protruded bay
The windowed bay, rising from the ground for one or more stories
A bay window rises from the ground for one or more stories; an oriel window is supported from below with a corbel or bracket. Oriel windows are always sited on upper floors.
Bow window: curved bay window
Introduced in Gothic domestic architecture and found in almost all styles afterwards
Examples from Buffalo architecture
- Illustration above: Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation
- 321 Ellicott St. - oriel
- Ansley Wilcox Mansion / Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site
- Clement House
- Dorsheimer House
- 175 Windsor Ave.
- 53 Lexington Ave. - Front
- 53 Lexington Ave. - Side
- Brendel House
- 160 Park Street
- 256 North Street
- Harlow C. Curtiss House / International Institute
- Miller Mansion
- 155 Depew Ave.
- Saturn Club
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