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Ellicott Square Building

 
 
Ellicott Square Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
1. Ellicott Square Building Marker
Inscription.  
Ellicott Square
Building
Opened by Ellicott Square Company
in 1896 as largest office building
in world. Daniel H. Burnham, architect.
Steel frame, brick and terra cotta
exterior, Italian marble, ornamental
iron decorations, and marble mosaic
in court.

 
Erected 1975 by Erie Bicentennial Commission, Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
 
Location. 42° 52.954′ N, 78° 52.512′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and South Division Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Marker is fixed to the building, facing Main Street, at the northwest corner. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 295 Main Street, Buffalo NY 14203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Kazimierz Pulaski (a few steps from this marker); First Greek Settlers of Buffalo
Ellicott Square Building & Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
2. Ellicott Square Building & Marker
Marker on closest corner of building, facing right.
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(a few steps from this marker); Ellicott Square (a few steps from this marker); Grover Cleveland (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Paul's Cathedral (within shouting distance of this marker); Nikola Tesla (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The City of Buffalo Sent 18893 Men to Serve in the Great War (about 300 feet away); Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
More about this marker. The figure at the top of the marker is the Buffalo History Museum.
 
Also see . . .  Ellicott Square Building - Buffalo as an Architectural Museum. (Submitted on March 5, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Ellicott Square Building - North Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
3. Ellicott Square Building - North Side
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 5, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 5, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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Oct. 4, 2022