When wallpaper became a design phenomenon, M.H. Birge & Sons was a leader in quality and sales. Explore this local business’s rise and fall, and how it shaped our community.
An independent spirit and devotion to the standards of her chosen career made Louise Bethune America’s first female professional architect.
Chester Oakley always claimed his Shrine of North American Martyrs in Auriesville, NY made his reputation, but the self-educated Buffalo architect left several remarkable landmarks in our region.
A sometimes-rival, sometimes-ally of John D. Rockefeller, Hascal Taylor's legacy lives on in the Guaranty Building. Aronoff, a Guaranty Building expert, meticulously details Taylor's various ventures.
While only one example of his Western New York designs remain – the back wall of the Broadway Barns in Buffalo – Calvin Otis' prolific work once set a standard for institutional buildings.
Lewis F. Allen was ahead of his time. His ideas on farmhouse design foreshadowed the modern movement.
Support has been mustered and expectations have been raised for the powerful national monument.
Once considered a unique landmark and architectural cornerstone of of a renewed downtown Niagara Falls, the glass atrium design by Cesar Pelli is facing demolition.