James A. Johnson was a native of central New York. He trained in several New York architectural offices, including those of McKim, Mead & White and Richard Morris Hunt. Johnson practiced with James H. Marling (1892-1895) and William H. Boughton (1895-1897) primarily in the Colonial Revival style.

(Marling & Johnson)    Harlow Curtis Residence/Dr. Bernard Bartow Residence

These Colonial Revival dwellings are located in the "Midway," Buffalo's most refined group of
row houses.

(Boughton & Johnson) Colonial Apartment Houses

This elegant Colonial Revival apartment house received a three-story addition by Esenwein &
Johnson in 1900, and a new storefront during the 1920s.

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