Buffalo City Hall is the seat for municipal government in the City of Buffalo, New York. Located at 65 Niagara Square, the 32-story Art Deco building was completed in 1931 by Dietel, Wade & Jones.Plan to see Buffalo City Hall and other attractions that appeal to you using our Buffalo trip itinerary planning site .
The 378ft building (398ft when measured from street level to the tip of the tower) is one of the largest and tallest municipal buildings in the United States and is also one of the tallest buildings in Western New York. It was designed by chief architect John Wade with the assistance of George Dietel. The friezes were sculpted by Albert Stewart and the sculpture executed by Rene Paul Chambellan.
Buffalo City Hall was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.
Previous buildingsIn 1851, the city bought the property at the northwest corner of Church and Franklin streets in Buffalo to be used for the Mayor's office and other city offices. On this site, and constructed between 1871 and 1875, the city built a monumental granite structure designed by Rochester architect Andrew Jackson Warner (1833–1910). The building, now known as the County and City Hall, featured three floors and a large, seven-story clock tower. It held offices for the City of Buffalo and Erie County.
Tours to Buffalo City Hall
Buffalo City Hall Reviews
Beautiful Art Deco building. Parking lot a few yards away $4.50 fee. There are free tours at noon. No fee for the observation deck. Take the elevator to the 25th floor then walk up three flights to th... more »
Buffalo City Hall is a real gem of Art Deco style in Buffalo. Absolutely must visit. If you come at 11 a.m. a free tour is provided more »
There are some beautiful buildings in Buffalo but the city hall building takes the cake. I don't know of a city hall anywhere that looks as impressive as this one.
Free and fun! Buffalo from a birds-eye view. Also, if reading this in May/June 2019 or so, be sure to indulge in the "Pre-K Picasso" artwork in the lobby. SO cool.
Places to stay near Buffalo City Hall
Plan your trip to Buffalo
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
View all >©©©
Duration: 2h 30min
Side trips from Buffalo
Historic Sites in Buffalo
Duration: 1h 30min
Hidden gems in Buffalo
Museums in Buffalo
Plans to Buffalo City Hall by other users
8 days in Buffalo BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES February, relaxing, romantic, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 5 days in Buffalo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Niagara Falls & Buffalo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Buffalo & Niagara Falls BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Buffalo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 2 days in Niagara Falls BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium