Masters of American Architecture Tour
Thursday 13th Oct, 2016

Time: All tours begin at 10:00am
Cost: General Admission $15 | Student Admission $5| Pass Holders Free
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At the turn of the twentieth century, Buffalo was the eighth largest city in America and the city’s businesses, organizations, and citizens had the financial resources to hire the best architects and craftsmen and use the finest materials available. See signature works by some of America’s greatest architects on this downtown walking tour, and learn about the prominence of Buffalo on a national scale at the turn of the twentieth century. Buildings included as part of this tour include:

St. Joseph’s Cathedral – Patrick

KeeleyOld County Hall – Andrew Jackson

WarnerGuaranty Building – Louis Sullivan & Dankmar

AdlerSt. Paul’s Cathedral – 

Richard UpjohnEllicott Square Building – Daniel Burnham &

Co.Old Post Office – Jeremiah O’Rourke, William Akin, & James Knox Taylor


The tours are 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!

Meet at the Visit Buffalo Niagara Visitor Center in the Brisbane Building, at the corner of Washington and Clinton Streets across from the Hotel Lafayette. 

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