The color plan for the Pan American Exposition purposely set out to distinguish the Buffalo fair from Chicago’s “White City.”
The Board of Women Directors at the Pan Am used their power and social standing to overtly claim public space for women and challenge traditional Victorian gender norms.
Built by Ambrose Johnson in 1870, the house occupied for decades by Dr. Williard Jolls became the center of the Orchard Park community and is a fine extant example of Italianate architecture. A collaborative arrangement between the town and the Orchard Park Historical Society is helping to preserve this important piece of local history.
A generous subscriber shared a photograph, along with an interesting personal history of a lost mansion on Buffalo's North Street.
For nearly 130 years, this society has flourished as an independent organization dedicated to the promotion of local art and artists.
We mark the two-year closing of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery's Elmwood Avenue facility with a retrospective on the institution's beginnings and physical evolution.
Recently named by the National Trust for Historical Preservation as one of "America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places for 2019," Willert Park Courts is in danger of being razed, along with many unique sculptures throughout the complex.
Gates Circle has witnessed, not only a name change, but also a whole renovation in its lifetime.