The Massachusetts Pumping Station in the Niagara River, viewed from Front Park.
1996 excavation of the Marine Drive Apartments parking lot reveals the foundations of Wheeler's Hotel.
They were as unique to the Buffalo waterfront as gondolas were to Venice. Something of our own – slipped away, lost in history.
The career of Elbridge Gerry Spaulding, father of the greenback dollar, and the history of the Exchange he built. In 1845 Spaulding's Exchange was the commercial center of Buffalo. What happened to it?
A drama created not from the imagination but from concrete excavation, paintings and drawings of the time, legal documents and site observation. What it was like to stand on the Buffalo waterfront before the railroads, when the only highway was on the water.
The first widely-known image of Buffalo's waterfront was an intriguing building.
Scholar, gentleman, historian, raconteur, mentor and Central Wharf habitue.
Digging at the Crossroads site yields artifacts from Buffalo's early industry.