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Medina sandstone

Medina Sandstone Society

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Medina sandstone sidewalk in front of the Williams-Pratt Mansion on Delaware Avenue

Medina sandstone masonry and foliated capital ornamentation of Buffalo Psychiatric Center, designed by H.H. Richardson

St. Louis RC Church on Main St. in downtown Buffalo

One of Buffalo's best known landmarks: the 72-foot-tall St. Louis RC Church pierced spire, perhaps the only remaining pierced spire in the U.S.

Quatrefoil tracery in a round window on a spire of the endangered Asbury Delaware Avenue Methodist Church

Note theflying buttress of St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral on Church Street



 

See also:

Wicks House

Atwater House (DEMOLISHED)

H.H. Little House

Fred Eberhardt House

Connecticut Street Armory

Lafayette Presbyterian Church

James B. Craven/Charles K. Bassett House

Trinity Episcopal Church

Sidewalk: 51 Symphony Circle


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Transportation to Buffalo: The Erie Canal ran through the middle of Medina.


Special thanks to Jerry Bastedo and John Opera supplying much of the information of this page.
Photos and their arrangement 2002 Chuck LaChiusa
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