Charles Erastus Colton

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Charles Erastus Colton was an American architect who worked in Syracuse, New York.

Buildings he designed which survive and are listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places include:[1]

He also designed the Iroquois China Company plant in Solvay, New York. The contractors for masonry work, O'Connor Bros., began excavation for the foundation walls by July 1904; the plant was in production in 1905.[3]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Anthony Opalka and Cynthia Carrington Carter (August 2009). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: South Salina Street Downtown Historic District". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-05-16.  and Accompanying 13 photos, from 2009 (see captions on page 23 of text document)
  3. ^ "Excavating for China Plant". The Post-Standard (Syracuse, New York). June 18, 1904.