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HISTORY - Grace
Millard Knox House / Computer Task Group Building
800 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, N.Y.
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|Construction on this building
began in 1915 and was completed three years later at a cost of $600,000
The property extended west to Richmond Ave.
The original house included 25 rooms, excluding kitchens, pantries, bathrooms, maintenance quarters, and cloakrooms.
|Charles Pierrepont H. Gilbert, prominent architect of many houses on New York City's Fifth Avenue|
Grace Millard Knox, widow of Seymour H. Knox (1861-1915)
According to Architectural Historian Francis R. Kowsky,
Mrs. Knox, her son Seymour
H., Jr., and daughters Marjorie and Dorothy lived
in the mansion after Mr. Knox's death.
|Junior League of
||On June 5, 1919, a meeting was
held in the home of Mrs. Seymour H. Knox (800 Delaware Avenue) to
discuss bringing the Junior League to Buffalo. Sixty-seven women
responded to the first roll call with Mrs. Nelson Taylor presiding.
Junior League of Buffalo founded. $50 donated to Children's Hospital for Sewing Supplies.
On Main Street south of Brisbane Building
Knox store historical plaque ... Photo courtesy of Chris Andrle's "Historic Markers,Monuments, and Memorials in Buffalo" (online 2002)
Left: Seymour H. Knox photo from The Buffalo Commercial One Hundredth Anniversary, 1911 ... Right: Seymour H. Knox photo on display at the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Association Museum
Grace Millard Knox ... Source: Knox Family Photos at the Knox Farm State Park
Earlier Knox residence at Plymouth and Porter ... Architect: Milton Beebe & Son
Knox residence at 1035 Delaware Ave. where Seymour died ... Mrs. Knox found the house too dark; her next house at 806 Delaware would use French doors for more light
The George Howard House at 806 Delaware that Mrs. Knox razed. ... Source: Buffalo's Delaware Avenue: Mansions and Families, by Edward T. Dunn. Pub. by Canisius College Press 2003
Mrs. Grace Millard Knox in 800 Delaware after her husband died in 1915 on the eve of construction ... Photo source: Seymour H. Knox House
Mrs. Grace Millard Knox in her 800 Delaware house ... Photo source: Seymour H. Knox House
Seymour Knox II, known for the addition at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery named after him. The 57 Oakland house was built for him and his new bride.
Oakland Ave. Knox House where Mrs. Knox lived after 1923 is directly behind the 800 Delaware House. At one time the backyards of the two houses were landscaped as one. ...
Source: Buffalo, the City Beautiful, Hubbell, Mark H., ed. Buffalo Truth Publishing Co., 1931 ... Photo courtesy of Dr. Joseph Bieron
Knox Mausoleum in Forest Lawn Cemetery
Doric style: Triangular pediment ... "Knox" on frieze ... Doric columns
Doric column and pilaster
Buffalo: Lake City in Niagara Land
By Richard C. Brown and Bob Watson
USA: Windsor Publications, 1981, p. 274