Dr. Pierce's World's Dispensary, 1880 Prospect Avenue
Also known as Dr. Pierce's Palace Hotel, this fabulous confection of a sanitarium was completed April 30, 1878, and burned to the ground on Feb. 16, 1881.
Location: Fronted Prospect and occupied the entire block bounded by Prospect, Connecticut, Fargo and Porter.
Dr. Pierce also had a facility in London.
Architect: Richard A. Waite
Illustration source: Robert Dennis Collection
Text source: Victorian Buffalo, by Cynthia Van Ness