Our regional cemeteries represent a unique combination of art gallery, history museum, architectural collection and park—all rolled into one.
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.
Ice skating and other winter sports were popular in Delaware Park in the early 20th century.
Front Park viewed from the Peace Bridge. c. 1930's