Buffalo, New York: Twin Statues Of Liberty Atop An Office Building

These twins were built by a bank, and commemorate the freedom to make money.

Liberty National Bank Building

420 Main St., Buffalo, NY
Liberty National Bank Building. Downtown. On Court St. between Niagara Square and Lafayette Square. FROM SOUTH: I-190 exit 7 onto Church St., then a quick left onto Delaware Ave., then a quick right at Niagara Square onto Court St. FROM NORTH: I-190 exit 8, then turn right onto Niagara St. After one-half mile, go 2/3 around Niagara Square, then turn right onto Court St.
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Twin Statues of Liberty.

Twin Statues Of Liberty Atop An Office Building

These two Liberties stand 333 feet above downtown Buffalo, atop step pyramids at either end of a block-long building. Each is 30 feet tall. Built in 1925, each has an interior ladder that can be climbed to its torch -- although people aren't allowed to do that any more. Oddly, the Liberties don't celebrate liberty at all, but commerce; that's why one faces west toward the harbor, and the other faces east toward the rail yards. They are merely the feel-good symbol of the bank that erected them.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 04/23/2007]

July 2013: Photo added.

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