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
The Calumet is located in the US
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
NRHP Reference # 10000958[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. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2016-07-01.  Note: This includes Kerry Traynor and Daniel McEneny (August 2010). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: The Calumet" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-07-01.  and Accompanying 10 photographs

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