With the signing of the U.N. Charter in San Francisco in June 1945, the race was on to find a suitable location for the organization’s headquarters. And hundreds of cities from around the United States—and the world—sought to plead their case.
The history of Western New York’s European settlement is fraught with interconnected events and relationships, including some between several well-known characters.
For nearly half a century, this little brewery on Broadway operated under numerous owners and against the odds.
What has become an annual Easter destination started out as something quite different.
The streetcar line down Delaware Avenue to the city of Tonawanda helped shape Buffalo's first suburb in the late 19th century. This series of photos showcases what life was like in the early days of Kenmore.
As part of their city-wide park design for Buffalo, landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux created a then-unique series of wide, tree-lined streets to connect the public spaces, which they labeled “parkways.”
The West Side "parkways" created as part of Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux's city-wide system of parks, paid homage to the recent Civil War.
A significant part of Buffalo's history is now the backdrop for a new attraction at Canalside and the Outer Harbor.