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Guaranty / Prudential Building

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Amazing Building

This is a must see building if you are in Buffalo. The architecture is outstanding. They don't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Donna K
New York, United States
See the lobby but skip the tour

We visited last week and viewed the historical Guaranty building. the lobby and exterior of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
River Grove, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see building if you are in Buffalo. The architecture is outstanding. They don't make these kinds of buildings anymore. There is a wonderful museum in the lobby. Check out the ceiling, tile work and worn marble stairs.

Thank Donna K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited last week and viewed the historical Guaranty building. the lobby and exterior of the building is exquisite. Do stop in the reception area to read and see the short film about the building and restoration. We did stay for the 2 pm tour...More

Thank solson12018
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful building downtown Buffalo. A history of struggling ownership, but it finally has its place in the limelight. An Adler and Sullivan gem. There is a terrific museum/visitors centre that tells some history of the building as well.

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Reviewed August 10, 2018

During my recent visit to Buffalo,I was very impressed with the Guaranty Building in downtown Buffalo for its fine exterior architecture and wonderful use of terracotta.This building produced by the fine work of Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan,among others has a fine interpretive center on...More

Thank margatemensch2016
Reviewed July 17, 2018

This building had wonderful tike work and was designed by Sullivan and Adler. It is thirteen stories and amazing the way it was built. It is on the national register Buffalo. There were wonderfully decorated windows.

Thank 1991KEB
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is one of the most architecturally important buildings in Buffalo. It was designed by Louis Sullivan and Dankmar Adler, and was completed in 1896. Don't miss it when visiting the Queen City.

Thank cachry
Reviewed June 6, 2018

I wasn't able to take the limited tour or go beyond the lobby; however I was able to see the Interpretive Center, and I highly recommend stopping by if you're an architecture fan. The sheer exuberance of the exterior is jaw dropping and better than...More

Thank Becky C
Reviewed November 27, 2017

This building is staggering. The detail and quality of construction is breathtaking. The building is in really great shape. It is without question a masterpiece.

Thank InTheMomentManhattan
Reviewed October 17, 2017

We have been there twice. It is an office building, which was build in 1875 by a world famous architect: Louis Sullivan. They offer tours on Saturday from 11-12 am, but you can also see a small museum room on your own, which talks about...More

1  Thank Raisa S
Reviewed October 7, 2017

The Guaranty Building was one of Buffalo's first skyscrapers being completed in 1896. The building is clad with fireproof terracotta giving it a pinkish hue and allowing for intricate designs to be carved into the many blocks. There is a small museum on the main...More

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Alexandra K
June 1, 2017|
Response from OHPAFLNC | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a weekend and there is a guard at the main lobby that let us in. Seems like it has not set time.
February 22, 2017|
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Response from OHPAFLNC | Reviewed this property |
Free static display in the lobby. Knock on the door and the guard will let you in. Neat movie, and a number of displays to read. Think we were there less than an hour.