Duane Lyman

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Duane Lyman (1886-1966) was a Buffalo, New York-based architect considered the "dean of Western New York Architecture." He was born in Lockport, New York and attended Lafayette High School in Buffalo. He graduated in 1908 from Yale University 's Sheffield Scientific School where he studied architecture and mechanical engineering. In 1913, he settled in Buffalo and started an architecture practice. He was chief in three firms: Lansing Bley & Lyman (1912-1919), Bley & Lyman (1919-ca. 1939), and Lyman & Associates (ca. 1939-1966). He died in Buffalo in 1966 and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery.[1]

Some of Lyman's papers survive in the collection of the Buffalo History Museum.[2]

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  1. ^ "Buffalo as an Architectural Museum". Duane Lyman. The History of Buffalo, New York. 2009-03-17. 
  2. ^ " "Duane Lyman and Associates, Architects, Records, 1923-1975". Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 

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