Inside Buffalo’s historic City Hall
A private tour for LWVBN members, families and friends
Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Place: City Hall, 65 Niagara Square, Buffalo NY 14202
Time: 10:45 a.m. arrival; tour leaves at 11:00 from the information booth in the lobby
Cost: $5.00 exact change
Join us as Sharon Cramer, League member and Preservation Buffalo
Niagara docent, leads us on our own private one-hour tour!
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, City Hall is a stunning
example of Art Deco architecture. Learn about Buffalo’s history and how
the building and its many decorative elements celebrate governance at
its best. Afterward, those who wish can accompany Sharon to the
Observation Deck for a breathtaking view!
Parking is limited near City Hall, with paid parking in ramps, surface lots
and some street spaces; plan on two hours. We recommend parking at
the League office and taking public or other transportation to City Hall.
Building access is easiest from the South Elmwood Avenue entrance;
there is an elevator to the first floor lobby.
Note: To enjoy the tour, attendees should be able to stand in place for
15 to 20 minutes. There is seating along the route, plus elevator access
to the Mayor’s Office and the Common Council chambers where our tour
will end. From the elevator on the 25th floor, there are 60 steps to the
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