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.
Eight local architecture experts highlight important regional structures that are seldom recognized for their architectural brilliance.
The Queen City has seen her fair share of church closings in the last few years. Many times that is the death knell for these architecturally and culturally significant buildings, but for some it is a chance at a new beginning.
Taken together, four of the Buffalo churches facing termination represent a broad span of Western civilization, including: the Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods.