Clement House/Red Cross - Table of Contents

Interior - Clement House/Red Cross Building
786 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, N.Y.

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20 rooms in the house. Six bathrooms, each with its own full bath.

Clement family in the house. Mr. Clement did not live to see his house finished.

Portrait of Mrs. Carolyn Tripp Clement by Celia Beaux (1910) recently restored with donation by grandson Stephen Clement.

Foyer, where guests would give their calling card to the butler. Interior walls throughout the house of Indiana limestone.

Foyer with different lighting

Detail of previous picture


Foyer's coffered ceiling

Tudor style doorway in foyer

Front wardrobe room

Front wardrobe room where guests left their wraps. Oak paneling from floor to ceiling.

Reception room, now housing a conference table, where guests would wait to be received by the family.

Two-story music room which housed an organ - now used as a conference room

Music room. Measures 52X20. 2 1/2 stories high.

Music room: walls are paneled in fine hand-rubbed oak.

Music room

Music room: "German silver" (silver over brass) chandelier

Music room

Music room

Music room: inlaid parquet blocks with fret design at edges of the room

Music room

Music room

Music room fireplace detail: sculptured marble; Tudor arch with tracery in brass screen

Library: walnut paneled.


Library: leaf and dart molding above egg and dart molding.



Copper lined Otis Elevator: the first elevator installed in a private residence in Buffalo - still in use.

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Photos and their arrangement 2002 Chuck LaChiusa
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