764 Lafayette Avenue
Buffalo, NY

Contributing member of the Elmwood EAST National Historic District

Ca. 1900
  • 2 1⁄2-story hipped roof house with Colonial Revival styling.
  • Ashlar stone foundation, brick siding with stone quoins, clay tile roof.
  • Central entry with leaded sidelights and ornate partial width wood gable porch; half- timber styling,
  • Tudor arch openings, stylized vergeboard.
  • Majority single and tripartite arched 8/1 double hung wood windows. Brick and stone keystone lintels, stone sills. 2nd story stone sill course.
  • Clay tile twin hipped dormers.
  • Contains contributing 2-story hipped roof brick secondary building located in the rear (garage and residence).
 - Elmwood East Nomination for the National Register of Historic Places, Sectiion 7, p. 182

Flared terra cotta roof    ...   Asymmetrical number of dormers   ...   Rounded window arches   ...   Quoins

Brick voussoirs    ...    Splayed stone keystone

Terra cotta hipped roofs, both flared  

Portico:  Decorated vergeboard   ...   Half-timbering (usually Tudor Revival style)  ...    Three Venetian arches   ...    Rectangular balusters (usually Arts & Crafts style)

Terra cotta roof   ...     Decorated vergeboard   ...   Half-timbering (usually Tudor Revival style)   ...   Cinquefoil arches   ...   Foliated finial   ...   Top of a Venetian arch


Photos and their arrangement 2017 Chuck LaChiusa
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