John J. Crawford House
59 Chapin Parkway , Buffalo, NY

Ca. 1888
Queen Anne  ...   Stick style
John J. Crawford's son:
William J. Crawford
59 Chapin Parkway ca. 1888
Built for John J. Crawford 
2 1⁄2-story cross gable frame residence with Queen Anne styling; wood clapboard siding, asphalt shingle roof.

Full width open entry porch, square wood supports, spindlework balustrade, wood door with sidelights. Windows typically 1/1 wood sash double hung or multi-light wood casement.

Decorative woodwork at gable ends. Wrought iron and concrete gate. Cannot see secondary building from public right-of-way.
- Elmwood Historic District (EAST) National Register of Historic Places Nomination p. 92
See also:  National Register of Historic Places Nomination: Frederick Law Olmsted  – Parks and Parkways

59 Chapin Parkway

Mr. and Mrs. George Clinton, George being he(sic?) grandson of Dewitt Clinton, moved into the former house located at 59 Chapin in 1895, according to the May 2, 1895 Buffalo Evening News.

Buffalo Evening News June 6, 1901: On June 6, 1901, the home hosted their daughter’s wedding to Chester Dawson Richmond of Chattanooga TN.

The May 4, 1927, Buffalo Courier Express, announced that Mrs. Alfred Schoellkopf has moved to 59 Chapin Parkway.

Buffalo Courier Express September 3, 1937, Mrs. Lucia Schoellkopf Modet, of 59 Chapin, daughter of Mrs. Alfred Schoellkopf, also of 59 Chapin.  Lucia, wife of Spanish Nobleman Jean M. Casa Eguzia (Modet Y Cuadra) regained her American citizenship in Federal Court yesterday when she renounced her allegiance to any foreign prince of power and abjured her title of Marquis de Guadalmina.  (Pursuant to an act passed in 1922 permitting American women who married foreigners to regain their citizenship).
- Research by Judy Tucker
[Schoellkopf-Vom Berge Manor - 121 Chapin Parkway]

Source: Granite Marble & Bronze, Volume 27 No. 1, January 1917, p. 38

John J. Crawford - 59 Chapin Parkway
William J. Crawford (son) - 844 West Delavan Avenue

2017 photos

SW elevations   ...   Queen Anne style   ...   Stick style

West elevation

Gable windows flanked by wooden shingles

Fluting and bull's eye paterae below dormers

Note porch floor extension under construction (detail below:)

South elevation

Unusual decorative panel in the tympanum:   Stick style feature, although the panel was originally on a dfifferent part of the house

Balustrade, not original

Sunroom not original   ...   Fanlights in ribbon windows (detail below:)

Sunburst pattern at left

North and west elevations

Unusual painted sheet metal(?)  pyramidal roof   ...   Splendid Queen Anne chimney

Painted sheet metal(?)

Palladian window (detailed below:)

Photos and their arrangement 2017 Chuck LaChiusa
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