Beaux-Arts Buffalo Tour
Friday 1st Apr, 2016 → Friday 27th May, 2016
SPoT Coffee - Delaware Ave227 Delaware Avenue Buffalo, NY 14207
A downtown walking tour of some of the best examples of the Beaux-Arts style in Buffalo! Popular in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, Beaux-Arts, which translates as “Beautiful Arts” and began in Paris, is characterized by elaborate detail and ornamentation, with many classical influences.
The buildings seen on this tour exemplify Buffalo at the turn of the twentieth century, when the city was the eighth largest in America and hosted the Pan-American Exposition.
Starts at Spot Coffee on Delaware & Chippewa every Firday @ 1:00pm, and at the same time on Saturdays starting in May.
General Admission: $15
Student Admission: $5
Explorer Pass Holders: FREE
Two-hour metered parking is available on Delaware Avenue and other nearby streets, or private parking lots are available – the closest is on Delaware Avenue, next to Spot Coffee. The nearest MetroRail station, Fountain Plaza, is three blocks away. Street parking downtown is free on weekends.
- Advance reservations encouraged but not required
- All credit card payments must be made in advance. Advance
reservations with a credit card can be made online until the
tour starting time. Cash or checks are accepted at the start of
- If you make an advance reservation, please print your
confirmation email, or be prepared to show it on your phone.
- This tour is between ninety minutes and two hours in length.
- Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the
weather – the tour will proceed rain or shine.
- Cameras are encouraged!