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.
The Darwin Martin summer estate in Derby, NY was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The house is a powerful work of art integrated into a spectacular natural site, overlooking Lake Erie.
Before the turn of the 20th century, the now little-known architect Franklin W. Caulkins designed several downtown buildings, churches and exquisite homes. A few important buildings still remain.
Wright's William R. Heath House deserves recognition as a masterwork. It was finished in 1904, before the Darwin Martin House, and represents a complete virtuoso display of the great architect's creativity and innovative design principles.