The Lackawanna Steel Office Building, though decrepit, remains a tangible reminder of the steel giant which gave birth to the city which bears its name.
Once heralded as a progressive solution, the Buffalo Skyway is now seen by many as part of the problem. These mid-20th century images recall its opening and why it was built in the first place.
January 6, 1936, rear of Le Couteulx Street in the Canal district. A New Year's Day blast destroyed the building that formerly occupied the vacant plot in the foreground, killing 5 persons.
Foundations of Memorial Auditorium being poured, 1939, Main and the Terrace.
The Montezuma Swamp may be outside our immediate area, but it is familiar to us all from travel on the NYS Thruway. Doug Farley tells the story of how this immense obstacle was overcome in the building of the Great Erie Canal.
Buffalo's wooden elevators were opportunistic wonders of design and invention. They bridged the time gap between the age of wooden sailing vessels and the architecture of 20th century modernism.
A series of Erie Canal images, associated with the Buffalo-based Pitts Agricultural Works.
When the Erie Canal first opened, the Commercial Slip was a major shipping port along the canal. Today, it is seeing a resurgence with the events going on at Canalside.