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Postal Bestiary: 1905

Postal Bestiary: 1905

Buffalo, New York, circa 1905. "Post Office on Ellicott Street." Note the numerous gargoyles. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

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Memories are in there

At least for me, as I used to take my promotional exams in that building every few years, after it became the downtown campus for the local Community College. Thank you for showing.

Magnificent!

What a beautiful building! I am so glad to see that this one has been preserved and repurposed, unlike so many of our late, lamented architectural treasures.

The view from the top.

How does an intricate, 244 foot stone structure hold up after 119 years of Buffalo weather? A great article can be found below by a company that specializes in such questions and gets to the hard-to-reach places in order to find out.

https://vertical-access.com/projects/erie-community-college-tower/

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