James White House - Table of Contents

James White House
110 Oakland Place, Buffalo, NY

Erected:

C. 1905

Architect:

Colson & Hudson

1928 interior renovation - Frederick C. Backus

Style:

French country house

1910 owner:

James A. White, President of the Buffalo Maple Flouring Co.

1928 owner (when interior renovation took place):

Elbert S. and Louise Wende Bennett

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2004 painting by John Kreb

2003 photo

October 2005 photo

Classical balustrade on porch

Shuttered French style floor-to-ceiling doors with balcony

Detail from previous photo - ancone (with acanthus leaf) support

Façade and north elevation

Main entrance

Main entrance detail - Rosettes on canopy

Main entrance detail - Wrought-iron design on transom light of door

Main entrance details

Main entrance details

Main entrance detail -

Dentils and egg-and-dart molding beneath cornice

Dormer

South elevation and façade

  • Slate covered hipped roof
  • Orange bricks painted white by previous owner

Dormers

Rear (west) entrance

Rear (west) entrance. Note brick voussoirs.

James A. White.
The Buffalo Directory lsits the following about James P. White:

1906 - Manager of the Buffalo Maple Flouring Co. Residence: North Tonawanda, NY

1907 - President of the Buffalo Maple Flouring Co. Residence: 547 Linwood Avenue

1908 - not listed

1909 - President of the Buffalo Maple Flouring Co. Residence: 305 Richmond Avenue

1910 - President of the Buffalo Maple Flouring Co. Residence: 110 Oakland Place


Special thanks to current owners Lucy Tretiak-Caruso and Ron Caruso for their assistance

Photos and their arrangement © 2005 Chuck LaChiusa
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