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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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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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Another Buffalo Architectural Jewel !

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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Bolton, Canada
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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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Nesconset, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The top of the city hall has a free view of the city. the elevator goes to the 25th floor and the last 3 floors you must walk. It is worth the view.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This building has a great history plus the 26th floor of the building has a 360 degrees observation deck. Entry is free. View is AWESOME from here... If you are in downtown buffalo.. spending an hour or two at the observation deck would be interesting. Great for those who like to click pictures.

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crowborough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

amazing building, in art deco with lots of history attached and good views from roof. free entry, elevators do not go to the very top there are a few stairs involved, there is disabled access.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Our guide was very informative and explained the history of the building. You get a visit to the mayor's office, the city council chambers and a great view of the city from the observation deck. You can even see the mist from Niagara Falls in the distance.

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Cheektowaga, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This is the best vie in the city if you decide to walk up to the observation deck. You can see for miles and miles. The art-deco design of the building is the best in the area. A must see if you are a tourist or local resident looking for something awesome to do.

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Another Buffalo treasure is the WPA constructed city hall. There are free tours each weekday at noon (just show up), which culminate in a stop at the observation deck. All for free. The building is covered with depression era artwork...we love the lobby, elevators, and the council chambers. Unfortunately the city has not been the best caretaker of this treasure....poor... More 

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montreal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The city hall building is wonderful both architecturally and artistically. Unfortunately the entrance way is kept rather dark in order to protect the frescos but even in the dim light, they are fabulous. It is also worth taking the elevator to the top floor to get a great 360 view of Buffalo and to read the tablets about Buffalo's history.

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Only saw it from the outside(Sunday) but this may be the most spectacular building I have ever seen. Art Deco at it's finest. I can't imagine the work that went into it all those years ago

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Additional Information about Buffalo City Hall

Address: 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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