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.
The 1960s decision to locate SUNY Buffalo north of the city proper still haunts us today. Here are the reflections of Robert Coles, architect and activist for UB on the waterfront, on those controversial times.
John Conlin looks back at the predictions made for the area at the 1901 Pan-Am Exposition in Buffalo.
Hamburg's flirtation with big business, big dreams – and big disillusionment.
The Mohawk Hotel is one of the many buildings to be demolished for the preferred site of the convention center. Here is the story behind its construction.