Thanks to the ground-breaking ideas of Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, the beautiful Buffalo park and parkway system was the first of its kind in the world.
In every community he worked, especially Buffalo’s Polonia, architect Wladyslaw H. Zawadzki designed quality buildings that held important events and shaped the neighborhoods in which they stood.
As the community rallies around the preservation of St. Ann’s Church and Shrine, the author recalls its history, its significance and its unmatched interior beauty.
Wondering how to research your home or property’s history? Our author presents an introductory overview on how to get started!
Anita Mitchell chronicles this pre-Wright purchase of the noted Larkin employee.
Buffalo is not the only Western New York city that has endured the pros and cons of urban renewal. Assistant editor David Neth examines its impact in Genesee County.
The debate over the Chautauqua Amphitheater has dominated the news in recent months. Brian Berg reflects on the structure’s significant history and looks at the options available as the community struggles with this important regional and national preservation issue.