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Asbury Delaware Methodist Church – 145 viewsQuatrefoil tracery in a round window on a spire of the endangered Asbury Delaware Avenue Methodist Church.
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Detailed column of Medina Sandstone – 123 viewsMedina sandstone masonry and foliated capital ornamentation of Buffalo Psychiatric Center, designed by H.H. Richardson.
Chapel of All Souls, Charlotte, NY.jpg
Charlotte, NY – 113 viewsThe Chapel of All Souls, designed by Andrew J. Warner in 1875, is an English Gothic-style chapel constructed of mottled Medina sandstone. In 1886, the crenellated and turreted freestanding tower was added. The tower was planned to house a water system for the cemetery (never installed), as well as a bell, not installed until 2000.
taken from: http://www.landmarksociety.org/
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Cut Sandstone - up close & personal – 202 views
Connecticut St. Armory - Buffalo.jpg
Connecticut St. Armory Buffalo, NY – 180 viewsConnecticut Street Armory is the second largest armory in New York State and one of the largest in the country. When it opened during the Spanish-American War, it was called the 74th Regiment Armory. Williams B. Lansing was the architect of this immense, castle-like, Medina sandstone building. The Richardsonian Romanesque style of the structure incorporates towers, crenelated roof lines, tall slit windows, and many other fortress features. The armory is entered through a deeply recessed archway formed by especially large, wedge-shaped stones called voussoirs.
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Medina Armory housing Lake Plains YMCA – 208 viewsThe Medina Armory was built between 1901-1903 and converted to the Lake Plains YMCA in the 1980s.
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72 foot Pierced spire - St. Louis RC Church, Buffalo, NY – 146 viewshttp://stlouisrc.bfn.org/
St. Louis RC Church Main St. Buffalo.jpg
St. Louis RC Church – 128 views http://stlouisrc.bfn.org/
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St. Louis RC Church – 137 views http://stlouisrc.bfn.org/
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St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Buffalo, NY – 137 viewsNote theflying buttress of St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral on Church Street
Upper West Arts Center, Buffalo.jpg
Upper West Arts Center, Buffalo, NY – 115 viewsSt. Louis RC Church, 780 Main St. at Edward Buffalo, NY Most distinctive feature: An octagonal 245-foot Medina sandstone steeple, including a 72-foot-tall, pierced spire -- the tallest open-work spire ever built completely of stone without reinforcement in the U.S. It is reputed to be the only remaining pierced spire in the U.S. Its counterpart is in J.W. Schikel's native Germany in the Cologne Cathedral
taken from : http://stlouisrc.bfn.org/
 
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