The Calumet

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The Calumet
Calumet Bldg Buffalo NY Oct 10.jpg
Calumet Building, October 2010
The Calumet is located in New York
The Calumet
Location 46-58 W. Chippewa St. / 233 Franklin St., Buffalo, New York
Coordinates 42°53′25″N 78°52′29″W / 42.89028°N 78.87472°W / 42.89028; -78.87472Coordinates: 42°53′25″N 78°52′29″W / 42.89028°N 78.87472°W / 42.89028; -78.87472
Area 0.29 acres (0.12 ha)
Built 1906
Architect Esenwein and Johnson
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 10000555[1]
Added to NRHP November 29, 2010

The Calumet is a historic commercial building located at Buffalo in Erie County, New York. It was designed in 1906, and is a three-story steel frame building covered in decorative architectural terra cotta. The distinctive glazed white and burnt sienna terra cotta is detailed with a centrally located reed or running stem and four leaves depicting the Calamus palm.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places". WEEKLY LIST OF ACTIONS TAKEN ON PROPERTIES: 11/29/10 THROUGH 12/03/10. National Park Service. 2010-12-10. 
  2. ^ Kerry L. Traynor and Daniel McEneny (August 2010). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: The Calumet". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2012-02-15.  See also: "Accompanying 10 photos". 

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