Market Arcade - Table of Contents

Market Arcade - Exterior
617 Main Street, Buffalo, NY



Original owner

G.B. Marshall, who made his fortune in oil. He suggested London's Burlington Arcade as a model for architect E. B. Green
Misc. history:
Once known as the Palace Arcade.
Owned by flour miller G. B. Matthews from 1932-1942.
The first US arcade was built in Providence, RI in 1828.


Green & Wicks

External building materials:

Terra cotta and Roman brick



.Buffalo landmark

Related site:

The Corridor Arcade, Bath, England

Click on photos for larger size and additional information

Chippewa Street Market/Washington Street Market

Chippewa Street Market/Washington Street Market postcard.

Main St. facade



Acroterion: scroll buttress

Romanesque arches

Keystone with carved bison

Coffered soffit with rosettes

Soffit, including yellow Roman bricks

Marble columns

Corinthian capital atop marble pilaster

Leaf-and-dart and beads

Bases of marble pilaster and column

Market Arcade
Table of Contents

Keystone in Romanesque arch over rounded window

Terra cotta festoon

Brass Art Nouveau style door handles

Sources of information:

Photos and their arrangement 2007 Chuck LaChiusa.
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