Apart from the Martin House Complex, the Parkside Neighborhood has its own national significance as an enduring Olmsted success.
A history of the legal, financial and physical problems of opening Western New York to settlement, with emphasis on how the great survey of 1797 to 1800 was carried out by chief surveyor, Joseph Ellicott.
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.
Log buildings, the quintessential symbol of the American spirit, have a rich history in WNY. A few of these venerable edifices still remain, including the Gipple Cabin in the town of Lancaster, the oldest surviving building in Erie County.
Was the Alden black water a cure for rheumatism? Or an excuse to spend time in the country air? Either way, the town was never the same again.