The only collection of its kind in the United States, the works housed in the Milestones of Science collection at the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library quite literally changed the world.
From the horse-drawn era to the biggest fires in recent memory, learn the long history of the Buffalo Fire Department.
With plans underway to revitalize Olmsted’s Riverside Park, we look back on the original design for a beautiful riverfront park in North Buffalo.
A library was one of Buffalo's earliest cultural institutions and, despite nearly two centuries of change and challenges, the current system remains a vital part of the community in the 21st century.
Politics, business interests, engineering issues and the public good were all factors when the Peace Bridge was originally planned in the first quarter of the 20th century. We take a look back at the effort to build a bridge connecting Buffalo to Canada.
There are some who feel that Dr. Roswell Park was the one man who could have saved President McKinley’s life in 1901. But the more important legacy was his vision for a multi-disciplinary approach to cancer.
Springtime brings streets repairs, but rarely has Buffalo seen an upheaval of pavement on this scale. Our photos of the sewer replacement during the New Deal document the activity, while providing views of streetscapes now lost.
In 1859, businessman and philanthropist Nicholas Devereux joined Bishop John Timon and a group of Franciscan Friars to found St. Bonaventure's College. A century and a half later, SBU still thrives in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County.