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.
Scenes from the 125-year history of the Buffalo Fire Department.
The ways that public transportation has gotten Western New Yorkers en route since 1834.
The Massachusetts Pumping Station in the Niagara River, viewed from Front Park.