Hotel at the Lafayette

Hotel at the Lafayette
391 Washington St.
Louise Blanchard Bethune, 1904
Photography and filming permitted. 

Handicap accessible.
Visitor Experience:  Explore Buffalo volunteers will provide short group tours of the main lobby and Lafayette Tap Room.  Note: The restaurant will be open for lunch at 11am.
Note: There will be no access down the first floor hallway, ballrooms or Bittersweet Piano Lounge.Building Description: The Hotel Lafayette, built in 1904, is on the National Register of Historic Places.  The architect, Louise Bethune, was the first woman in the United States to be recognized as a professional architect with the American Institute of Architects.  The Hotel Lafayette is her crowning masterpiece.  The original exteriors and interiors are a beautiful example of classical French Renaissance Revival.