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Address: 28 Church St, Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone Number: 716 854 0003
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A "must see" if your'e visiting Buffalo !

One thing about older cities, like Buffalo, is the architecture . . . and it's stunning. When you walk down the street and see this building, most people just say WOW. The true... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Oak Park, Illinois
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65 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Guaranty is one of Chicago architect Louis Sullivan's greatest works. It features over-the-top organic ornamentation and an elaborate lobby. It is the epitome of the Chicago School highrise and well worth a few minutes to see it if in downtown Buffalo. The law offices are closed to the public but the lobby is open and the guards are friendly... More 

Thank dgilbert9294
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348 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We strolled though the weekday and it was bit busy, but nice to see such handsome architecture. If you are in the area, stop in.

Thank Boystowtraveler
Portland, Oregon
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It is a beautiful building and even more important when knowing the history of architecture in the city. Wish we had been there on a day when they offered tours so we could see more than the outside and the lobby.,

Thank Leslie682
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208 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

One thing about older cities, like Buffalo, is the architecture . . . and it's stunning. When you walk down the street and see this building, most people just say WOW. The true beauty is actually inside. It is open to the public, so go in and look around, you will be amazed !

Thank BuffaloGryde
Cleveland, Ohio
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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

What an awesome building! The attention to detail and the restoration is incredible. This building is not to be missed!

Thank Leslie O
Buffalo, New York
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

inside and outside...filled with the beauty of art and architecture at it,s best from the teacher of FL Wright...Mr Louis Sullivan

Thank umcharles
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52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The is one if the great landmarks of Buffalo. The detailing is extraordinary. I don't believe that the interior is generally open to the public, although they have the occasional open-house.

1 Thank Helen C
Jackson Heights, New York
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Well worth a visit, even if it's a little out of your way, just to get out and take a look. It doesn't sound like you can just wander in or do a tour, but I'd love to if there was ever an opportunity. It's really a beautiful building, in an area with a lot of other architectural gems. The... More 

1 Thank chrisandevan
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Hard to explain what it's like to stand in front of a masterpiece. Life keeps going, cars are parked, the city is exactly the same, but this building stands in all its splendor, speaking of beauty but also of history and the evolution of technology, the history of this country, and the power of a great individual mind whose unique... More 

Thank miguel o
El Paso, Texas
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41 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

Didn't actually get to go inside, but observed it via the Buffalo Tours downtown tour. Amazing structure with such intense and in depth art work well worth the $10 cost of the tour.

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