New York Art Deco & Streamline Moderne Buildings (page 1)

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Home Savings Bank Building
Albany, NY
This Home Savings Bank Building was designed by Dennison & Hirons and constructed in 1927. The murals and details were sculpted by Rene Paul Chambellan. For more, see this website. [map]

Kary Building
Buffalo, NY
The Kary Building was built as a Liberty Bank in 1938. There was originally a scaffold sign on the roof that was lit with incandescent bulbs. The steel frame now supports a billboard. The building later housed Kary's Jewelers, a pawn shop, and a thrift store. These photos are from 2010. The building was vacant in 2020. [map]

Buffalo Design Collaborative Building
Buffalo, NY
The Buffalo Design Collaborative Building was designed by Duane Lyman and built around 1930. The building was restored in 2003. For more, see this website. [map]

Fire Department
Buffalo, NY
The Buffalo Fire Department Headquarters was built in 1931. Although it no longer serves as a firehouse, the building is used for fire department repair facilities, storage space, and administrative offices. For more, see this website. [map]

Kensington High School
Buffalo, NY
Kensington High School was built in 1937. The central tower features carvings of buffalo, the city's icon. The side doors have carvings of owls which represent education. For more, see this website. [map]

Buffalo City Hall
Buffalo, NY
The Buffalo City Hall was designed by Dietel, Wade & Jones and built from 1929-1931. It is still one of the tallest buildings in Western New York. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The frieze depicts nine important events in the city's development. For more, see this website. [map]

Central Terminal
Buffalo, NY
Buffalo's Central Terminal was called the "Station Too Late and Too Far" because it opened in 1929 just before the Great Depression and it was located far from downtown. This station was designed by Fellheimer & Wagner, the same architects responsible for Cincinnati's Union Terminal. Passenger service at Central Terminal ended in 1979 and the buildings have been abandoned since then. Restoration of the buildings has been ongoing since the late 1990s. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. [map]

More Buffalo:
Eckhardt's Department Store [map]

Grand Island:
WBEN Transmitter Building

WKBW Transmitter Building [map]

South Seneca Elementary School

Erie Railroad

Wendt's Dairy
Niagara Falls, NY
The Wendt's Dairy building was constructed in 1948. This milk production plant closed in 2008 and the building has been vacant since then. [map]

former Genung's Department Store
Peekskill, NY
This addition to the former Genung's Department Store was built in 1949. Later, the store became Howlands and, after that, Steinbach's. The store closed in the 1980s. In the 1990s, the building was adapted for the New York State Workers Compensation Board. [map]

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