St. Joseph's Cathedral - Table of Contents
Rectory - St. Joseph RC Cathedral
AKA St. Joseph's RC Old Cathedral
50 Franklin St., Buffalo, NY
Joseph RC Cathedral - Official Website
Built c. 1860.
Originally, the bishop's residence (which the bishop moved out of in 1887).
View from the I-190 Expressway ... Left background: Old County hall ... Tallest building in background: Telephone Building
Corner tower with copper pyramidal roof ... Straight mansard roof with dormers ... Quoins ... Detailed below:
Corner tower with copper pyramidal roof ... Straight mansard roof with dormers
Fishscale-shaped slate ... Straight mansard roof with dormers
Entrance on Franklin St. ... Detail below:
Parapeted portico ... Gothic Revival pointed arch with paired engaged columns ... Transom light
Sash windows with label molding, incised tympanum in contrasting color stone (detailed below:), and Gibbs surround ... Lockport dolomite bond: random ashlar
Center circled cross bottany incision with flanking leaves
Narrow stained glass lancet window