Richardsonian Romanesque style

"The slender tower, finally completed in 1897,was suggested to the architects ... by a similar one in Tournus, France, on a 12th-century church." - Classic Buffalo: A Heritage of Distinguished Architecture, by Richard O. Reisem and Andy Olenick

The tall towered First Presbyterian Church complements the twin-towered Buffalo State Hospital at the other end of Richmond Ave. (See last photo on the page)