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Blessed Trinity Roman Catholic Church Buildings
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman
N 42° 55.964 W 078° 50.025
17T E 676763 N 4755621
Quick Description: The Blessed Trinity Roman Catholic Church complex is situated in the heart of a seven block residential neighborhood, a few miles from downtown Buffalo.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 12/9/2006 4:31:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM1118
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 57

Long Description:
The church was designed by Chester Oakley and Albert Schallmo of Buffalo and is one of the purest replications of 12th century Lombard-Romanesque architecture found in the United States. It is unusually rich in detail and Christian iconography. There are no other pure Lombard-Romanesque churches in Buffalo. It was constructed between 1923-1928, using unmolded medieval style brick. It may well have the largest use of colored terra cotta decoration in an ecclesiastical structure in the country. The combination church-school building was constructed in 1907 and the parish house in 1914.

Street address:
317 LeRoy Ave
Buffalo, NY United States

County / Borough / Parish: Erie

Year listed: 1979

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event

Periods of significance: 1900-1924

Historic function: Religion: Church Related Residence, Religious Structure

Current function: Religion: Religious Structure

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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