Kleinhans Music Hall - Table of Contents

Mary Seaton Room / Lounge / Ladies' Lounge
Kleinhans Music Hall
Symphony Circle, Buffalo, NY

TEXT Beneath Illustrations

Mary Seaton Room

The Mary Seaton Room is named after Mrs. Mary Seaton Kleinhans, one of the donors.

View from the first floor lobby

Zebra wood covered wall  ...  Two details below:

Lower center panel perforated for acoustical reasons

Zebra wood

Looking outside  ...  Color and texture are very important in the design of this "modern" building

Chairs, from Germany, bought as part of 1991 renovation ...  Chairs and armchairs with tubular-steel arm supports and legs

Basement lounge

Black and white photos were taken when the music hall opened

Glass and wood panels part of the 2005 renovation

Chairs and table not original - part of 1991 renovation  ...  Upholstered side chairs with square metal rails, stiles, legs and rear stretcher

Basement lounge.   ...   Bar stools with tubular-steel legs and stretchers .   ...   Chairs not original; - chairs, from Germany, bought as part of 1991 renovation.

Ladies' Lounges

Basement ladies' lounge   ...  Original furnishings

Second floor ladies' lounge  

Second floor ladies' lounge   ...   Original furnishings

Original vanity chair with reupholstered round seat and square tapered wooden legs; X-stretchers

Bench with reupholstered round seat and square tapered wooden legs; X-stretcher original to the building

Original  (vinyl reupholstered) chairs with rectangular back, seat and arms supported by tubular-steel legs

Kleinhans Furniture History

Kleinhans Music Hall
Brian Carter, Editor

Pub. by the School of Architecture and Planning, University of Buffalo, SUNY
Pp. 42, 44

Special thanks to Manager Kristen Carlson and Building Services Coordinator Barbara Borzillieri for their cooperation and assistance

Color photos and their arrangement 2005 Chuck LaChiusa
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