As part of their city-wide park design for Buffalo, landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux created a then-unique series of wide, tree-lined streets to connect the public spaces, which they labeled “parkways.”
The West Side "parkways" created as part of Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux's city-wide system of parks, paid homage to the recent Civil War.
A significant part of Buffalo's history is now the backdrop for a new attraction at Canalside and the Outer Harbor.
Aerial view of downtown Buffalo from the perspective of the waterfront in the late 1950's.
Foot of Main Street, c. 1900. Old D. L. & W. terminal upper center above.
Lower Terrace in the foreground, mouth of the harbor upper left (lighthouse visible), 1930's.
Join us on an aerial tour of all eight counties of Western New York.