The Queen City has seen her fair share of church closings in the last few years. Many times that is the death knell for these architecturally and culturally significant buildings, but for some it is a chance at a new beginning.
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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.
As the community rallies around the preservation of St. Ann’s Church and Shrine, the author recalls its history, its significance and its unmatched interior beauty.
Nearly a century ago, vision and craftsmanship created a unique attraction. Now new visionaries and craftspeople have brought it back home.