Buffalo City Hall
Buffalo City Hall is a government building located in Buffalo, New York. It serves as the official seat of municipal government for Buffalo and houses offices for the mayor, common council members, and other city departments. The building was completed in 1931 and stands 13 stories tall with a unique art deco style architecture. It was designed by architect John Wade, who utilized local materials such as granite from Medina and brick from Troy to construct the exterior walls.
On the inside, visitors will find marble floors, bronze railings along staircases, an ornate rotunda lobby with elaborate murals depicting the history of Buffalo’s growth since its founding in 1884. Additionally, there are historical paintings that adorn many of the walls throughout City Hall, making it a great place to learn about the city’s past. Buffalo City Hall is a popular tourist attraction in the area and offers guided tours for those who want to learn more about its history.
Its observation deck provides visitors with breathtaking views of downtown Buffalo, Lake Erie and beyond. Whether you’re looking for information on government services or simply want to explore a piece of Buffalo’s rich heritage, Buffalo City Hall is definitely worth checking out!
In addition to City Hall, nearby attractions include Niagara Square which houses the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site, The Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society and Museum, as well as Shea’s Performing Arts Center – all located within walking distance from each other. With these attractions and more, Buffalo City Hall is a great place to explore the city’s history and culture.
The Buffalo City Hall is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm. Guests are invited to take part in guided tours offered at 9am, 11am and 2pm every day. Those interested should call 716-851-4580 for more information or to reserve a spot on one of these tours.
Visitors can also explore the building on their own by picking up a free audio tour guide available in the lobby. Additionally, groups of 20 people or more must make reservations with the Visitor Services Desk at least two weeks prior to visiting for a tour provided by knowledgeable staff members. So come explore this unique piece of Buffalo history today!