Early in his career, future governor William H. Seward had to institute a regime of palliative measures in order to quell the axe-wielding settlers' riot against the Holland Land Company when their farms were threatened with imminent foreclosure.
From backyard latrines and cesspools to innovative smart technology, we explore the history of Buffalo's sewer system over the last 200 years.
We examine the environmental efforts of this unassuming Buffalo jeweler to reclaim the waterfront of the city he loved.
A generous subscriber shared a photograph, along with an interesting personal history of a lost mansion on Buffalo's North Street.
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Cattaraugus County was part of a regional oil boom that dotted the landscape with a forest of wooden derricks and tanks.
The people of Buffalo declared the Scajaquada Creek a public nuisance and voted in favor of having a large portion of it that which flows through the east side residential district converted into an underground drain.
Recently named by the National Trust for Historical Preservation as one of "America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places for 2019," Willert Park Courts is in danger of being razed, along with many unique sculptures throughout the complex.
This “baker’s dozen” of Buffalo’s lesser traveled thoroughfares provides a perfect opportunity for a summer tour.