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Holy Angels Church (Buffalo, NY)


  • Address: 348 Porter Ave
  • Vicinity: West Ave
  • Type: Church
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1852/00/00 Missionaries from the Oblates of Mary Immaculate aquire two abandoned buildings (formerly the county poorhouse and insane asylum) and convert them into a college and chapel.
1856/00/00 Designed in the French Romanesque Revival style, construction begins on the Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church.
1859/00/00 Bishop Timon dedicates Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church.
1874/00/00 Work begins on the transept, sanctuary and choir at Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church creating the building's modern appearance a year later.
1898/00/00 Marble side altars, a marble mosaic floor in the sanctuary, and hand-carved Stations of the Cross are added to Holy Angels.
1901/07/00 Tiffany Studios Artisan Two Tiffany stained glass windows, currently installed by the main altar in Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church, are exhibited at the Pan-American Exposition in 1901. 1901 Pan-American Exposition
1903/09/00 F Scott Fitzgerald Education Scott enters school at the Holy Angels Convent at the corner of Porter and West Avenues under the arrangement that he needs to go half a day but is allowed to choose which half.

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Particulars for Holy Angels Church (Buffalo, NY):
Sight Category Building
Building Type Church
Historic Use Church Related Residence
Cultural Attribute Nun
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property
Religion, Cultural Affiliation Roman Catholic Church
Building Attribute Stained Glass




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