De Laplante House - Table of Contents

Exterior - De Laplante House
152 Soldiers Place, Buffalo, New York






Tudor Revival
Original owner:
Albert J. Delaplante

Associated with Beaver Lumber Co. (?)

"The Vaux Company has been incorporated with a capital of $10,000 to carry on the business of steam heating. The directors are Fred G. Vaux, Albert J. De Laplante, William H. Bean and Jackson A. McBurney." - Domestic Engineering and the Journal of Mechanical Contracting,  Volume 26, Issue 5

Source: Beautiful Homes of Buffalo, 1915, Figuree  8.
Note the  porch,
very different from the one pictured below.

Details, from the top, below:

Brick chimney with corbeling ..... Half-timbering, using painted wooden shingles between the timbers ..... Plain vergeboards

Tripart  window

Stone window surround, including lintel, left side Gibbs surround, and sill

Half-timbering, using painted wooden shingles between the timbers

Cushion capitals

Living ro leaded, beveled glass with reflections of foliage from the front yard trees

Opalescent stained glass

South and east elevations

Special thanks to 2011 owners Julie and Cutler Greene for their cooperation

Photos and their arrangement 2011 Chuck LaChiusa..
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