A new memoir gives an intimate look at Rochester’s only Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house and sheds more light on its history.
Eight local architecture experts highlight important regional structures that are seldom recognized for their architectural brilliance.
As the curtain rose on Buffalo’s premier symphony orchestra, the city desperately needed a suitable concert hall. Enter Edward L. Kleinhans and Mary Seaton, stage left.
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.