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Identification

Electric Tower
Niagara Mohawk Building, Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation Electric Building, General Electric Tower, Iskalo Electric Tower
126205

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
rigid frame
steel
terra-cotta
applied masonry
white
beaux-arts / historism

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • Inspired by the Electric Tower at the Pan American Exhibition, the white terra-cotta Niagara Mohawk Building features an octagonal tower which steps back three times to terminate in a large lantern.
  • The rest of the building is seven stories high.
  • The Genesee Street wing was added in 1924.
  • The three upper stories of the Genesee and Huron Street wings were added in 1927.
  • The structure is particularly impressive when illuminated at night.

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Location

535 Washington Street
39-49 Genesee Street, 18 East Huron Street
535 Washington Street
14203
Downtown
Buffalo
New York
U.S.A.

Technical Data

294.00 ft
294.00 ft
14
1912
2006
3

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Features & Amenities

  • City landmark
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