Buffalo Cotton Factory

Foot of Court Street

owner: Lyman L. and George G. Curtiss (1861), A. McPherson (1873), Buffalo Grape Sugar Company (1875)

year built: 1840

The elegant colonnade, the delicate Bulfinch-like cupola, serve to indicate that the new Buffalo is no longer a frontier settlement, but a town architecturally closer to the eastern seaboard and the attenuated Classicism of the Post-Colonial, as transmitted by the books of Asher-Benjamin and Owen Biddle.

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