The Mayflower Apartments
66 Summer Street at Linwood, Buffalo NY
Buffalo Management Group: The Mayflower Apartments - Official website (online July 2021)

Erected: 1929
Style:
Italian Renaissance Revival

June 6, 2021 photos

Facade


3-bay facade on Summer Street



Details, starting at the top:
 


Cornice    ...    White, glazed terra cotta    ...    Sunbursts in frieze    ...   Segmental arch window surround    ...    Belt courses    ...    Dentil molding    ...    Vertical soldier brick pattern


Dentil molding    ...    Vertical soldier brick bond pattern






Griffin guardian   ...    Note terra cotta spandrel panels between windows



White, glazed terra cotta entrance surround






Rope Molding    ...    Fluted and rosette molding    ...    Terra cotta balustrade    ...    Fasces    ...    Terra cotta panel with cartouche and scrolling acanthus plant    ...   Terra cotta panel with urn flanked by scrolling acanthus plants






Terra cotta  balustrade    ...   Terra cotta panel with urn and scrolling acanthus plant handles    ...    Terra cotta Greek Composite style column  pilaster and column



Polychrome glazed terra cotta entrance surround    ...   
Tympanum features the historic Mayflower (an English ship that transported a group of English Pilgrims from England to the New World in 1620. After a grueling 10 weeks at sea, Mayflower, with 102 passengers and a crew of about 30, reached America, dropping anchor near the tip of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, on November 21, 1620)












East elevation facing Linwood Avenue


East and north elevations



Sixth floor decorative balustrade with ancone supports    ...    Decorative keystones



Belt course    ...    Dentil molding    ...    
Terra cotta lozenge      ...    Rope Molding    ...    Fluted and rosette molding    ...    12 over 1 lights    ...    Terra cotta panel with cartouche and scrolling acanthus plant


Belt course    ...    Dentil molding    ...     Terra cotta lozenge    ...    Rope Molding    ...    Fluted and rosette molding



Belt course    ...    Dentil molding    ...     Terra cotta lozenge   ...    Rope Molding    ...    Fluted and rosette molding    ...    Terra cotta panel with cartouche and scrolling acanthus plant







Image courtesy of Explore Buffalo






Photos and their arrangement 2021 Chuck
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