Few people may realize it today but Buffalo was once home to the most prominent stained glass manufacturer west of New York City. From 1845 to 1905 the Buffalo Stained Glass Works produced award winning glass for Western New York and the world.
The full content is available in the Winter 2010 Issue.
Nearly a century ago, vision and craftsmanship created a unique attraction. Now new visionaries and craftspeople have brought it back home.
Commissioned for the opening of the new Courier-Express Building in 1930, the mural painted by Charles Bigelow and Ernest Davenport is a significant piece of Buffalo's rich journalistic and artistic history.
When wallpaper became a design phenomenon, M.H. Birge & Sons was a leader in quality and sales. Explore this local business’s rise and fall, and how it shaped our community.