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Buffalo City Hall

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Address: 65 Niagara Square, Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone Number: 716-851-4200; 716-851-5891 (Observation deck)
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8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Description: The towering City Hall is an art deco masterpiece, richly decorated with...
The towering City Hall is an art deco masterpiece, richly decorated with figures and symbols portraying the history and spirit of the city. The 28th-floor observation deck offers panoramic views of Lake Erie and western New York.
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I finally stopped at Buffalo, NY. I went there on an Architecture Tours to sightsee both the famous buildings in the city of Buffalo, and Frank Lloyd Wright designed buildings... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I finally stopped at Buffalo, NY. I went there on an Architecture Tours to sightsee both the famous buildings in the city of Buffalo, and Frank Lloyd Wright designed buildings. The Buffalo City Hall is a beautiful Art Deco designed building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Stopped by during the Taste of Buffalo festival. Very pretty building, but I don't know if I'd go out of my way to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

If you're in Buffalo on a week day head over to the City Hall. What a great tour and amazing art deco building. The tour began outside admiring the beautiful facade. The lobby, frescos, elevators are all beautiful art deco. The architect designed a building for Buffalo using so many local products and designs of Buffalo, including Indian motifs. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Don't pass up an opportunity to head up to the top floor! Outstanding view of the beautiful city of buffalo. Beware, you have to climb the last 3 flights of stairs, but it's worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Tours offered at 12 noon completely free of charge - meet in the lobby. The tour will give you all kinds of fun facts about this beautiful Art Deco building and it's amazing history. Our guide, Cindy, was attentive and very considerate of our group. First she took us outside to Niagara Square so we could see the building from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The inside is original and well preserved. Painted ceilings in the main hall. Original elevators. The top floor with its city wide views were great. You do have to look out thru windows. I believe if you take the tour you maybe able to go out on the exterior portion. But, check to make sure. All free. Check open times.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

How many city hall's do you know of this era? I only had time to view it from the outside although a great looking building and the architecture is lovely. Not sure if you can visit the inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

beautiful art deco arquitecture and decore make sure to go the 28 th floor for and amazing 360 view of the city

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

When you visit Buffalo, you have to treat yourself to a tour of City Hall. Standing at the foot of Niagara Square, you can look up and almost see back in time. This building is gorgeous inside and out. Walking tours start at 12:00 noon and are full of all sorts of fun facts about the building. The view from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We did the walking tour which starts at noon every day and we were always intrigued by this beautiful building. The lady who conducted the tour was amazing and so knowledgeable we loved this tour and plan to do more explore Buffalo tours in the future.

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Additional Information about Buffalo City Hall

Address: 65 Niagara Square, Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone Number: 716-851-4200; 716-851-5891 (Observation deck)
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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