Month: September 2018

Meeting An Old Friend For The First Time – The Ellicott Square Building

Another Buffalo early skyscraper that I researched is the Ellicott Square Building. It’s a lot bigger than the Dun Building, but not in as good condition. Particularly, the loss of its cornice hurts. But look at that entry on Main Street. The masonry emphasizing the entrance, the bronze doors, the lettering between the doors and …

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Meeting An Old Friend For The First Time – The Dun Building

That’s a picture of the Dun Building in Buffalo, taken as I was walking to the dinner organized for the students participating in the bridge competition run by the APTI’s Preservation Engineering Technical Committee. I’ve been in Buffalo a few time before and may have walked past the Dun Building, but if I did I have no …

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