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Dr. Ernest Wende House
471 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY

TEXT Beneath Illustrations

2005 photo ... Note the restaurant canopy. ... Other photos below were taken in June 2014

2014 photo

Above the balconet ... Top:  Cyma recta ...  Bead-and-reel molding ... Gougework ...   Dentils ... Egg-and-dart ... Bead-and-reel molding

Balustraded  balconet

Architrave features Bead-and-reel and bead moldings.
Composite capital: Fleuron ... Egg-and-dart ... Shell ... Volutes flanked by acanthus leaves

Terra cotta double vase balusters ... Bead-and-reel molding

Terra cotta paneled foliated pilasters

Dentils above doorway ... Wooden paneled door with linenfold design



South elevation mural ... Parking lot was the site of the Dr. Floyd Crego House, completing the row houses on the Midway.

"Lion," by Frank Cravotta the summer of 1996

The census information and history below are excerpts from
Buffalo's Delaware Avenue: Mansions and Families, by Edward T. Dunn. Pub. by Canisius College Press, 2003, pp. 290-298

1905 census:
Ernest Wende M.D. 51 NY [died 1910];  Frances Wende 50;  Margaret Wende 12 daughter school;  Hamilton Wende 12 son school;  Flavilla Wende 17 daughter school;  Samuel J. Cutler 84 England boarder
1915 census:
Grover Wende M.D. 47 [Ernest's brother]; David Wende 27 son school;  Elizabeth Wende 51
1920 census: F. Grover Wende M.D. 52 NY;  David F. Wende 22 NY son president insurance company;  Susan Wende 32 NY niece clerk;  Alive Heiniman 22 NY
1925 census: Grover W. Wende M.D. 56;  David Wende 25 son medical student;  Julia B. Trotter 23 lodger


Photos and their arrangement ?2014 Chuck LaChiusa
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