The Mohawk Hotel is one of the many buildings to be demolished for the preferred site of the convention center. Here is the story behind its construction.
The full article is available in the Winter 1999 Issue.
In the 1930s and 40s, "The Chez" was the place to go for a glamorous night out. Sandy Sease recalls the history of this iconic Buffalo restaurant, as only a family member can.
Before the days of mass-produced multiplexes, Main Street was lined with the Italian marble and Czechoslovakian crystal of Buffalo's movie palaces.
The restoration of Shea's entrance façade is more than an embellishment. It will be an important symbolic transformation.
In the 1920s, a fire ravaged Gowanda and left only a pile of rubble where its grand Opera House once stood. The community was devastated, but a local businessman was waiting in the wings to construct its next great movie playhouse.