Electric Tower - Table of Contents

Lobby - Electric Tower
535 Washington St., Buffalo NY

On this page below:

2004 photos

Grand Reopening photos

2004 Photos

Some historians consider 1920s Art Deco and 1930s Art Moderne to both be Art Deco; others consider the the two as separate styles.


2004 Photo
Art Deco front  doors and door handle




2004 Photo
Note light fixture - to be changed by 2007




2004 Photo
1930s Art Moderne horizontal ornament above elevator


2004 Photo
1930s Art Deco plaster decoration



2004 Photo
1930s Art Moderne storage closet door and horizontal wainscoting in elevator hall


2004 Photo
Art Deco mailbox


2004 Photo
Staircase



2004 Photo
Newel post  - stylized pendant bellflowers



Grand Reopening, August 15, 2007 - Electric Tower

Reopening took place in the lobby which was returned from a 1-story lobby to a 2-story lobby by the Iskalo Development Corp.


Grand Reopening - Vestibule

Neighbor Buffalo Savings Bank/M&T Bank Branch viewed through the vestibule doors   ...   Note reproduction Art Deco/Art Moderne light fixture




Grand Reopening - Vestibule

Collage of the Beaux Arts Electric Tower in the vestibule   ...   Click HERE for a larger size




Grand Reopening - Vestibule
Note 1930s  Art Moderne reproduction light fixture



Grand Reopening - Vestibule
  Art Deco chrome grill and terrazzo floor



Grand Reopening - Vestibule
  Art Deco chrome grill






Grand Reopening - Lobby


Grand Reopening - Lobby
Reopening invited guests chat in the lobby which was returned from a 1-story lobby to a 2-story lobby by the Iskalo Development Corp.



Grand Reopening - Lobby

Iskalo Development Corp. President Paul Iskalo addressing the Reopening invited guests in the lobby   ...   Note Mayor Byron Brown at the right awaiting his role.



Grand Reopening - Lobby

Niagara Hudson logo (NY state minus Long Island - a different power company serviced Long Island )    ...   Reproduction sconce




Grand Reopening - Lobby
Mezzanine



Grand Reopening - Lobby

Top Art Moderne horizontal ornamentation




Grand Reopening - Lobby

Mezzanine   ...    Art Deco stylized Roman lattice


Grand Reopening - Lobby

Quartet performing at the Grand Reopening




Grand Reopening - Lobby
Reproduction Art Deco ornamentation



Grand Reopening - Lobby



Grand Reopening - Lobby

Reproduction Art Deco ornamentation and sconce




Grand Reopening - Lobby

Art Deco- influenced design






Grand Reopening - Elevator hall



Grand Reopening - Elevator hall
1930s Art Deco plaster ornament   ...   Art Deco-influenced light fixture


Grand Reopening - Elevator hall

Art Deco ceiling ornament


Grand Reopening - Elevator hall
1930s Art Moderne  balustrade






Special thanks to Iskalo Development Corp. President Paul Iskalo and Director of Leasing Eric M. Eisenried in 2007 for their cooperation
Photos and their arrangement 2007 Chuck LaChiusa
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