Western New York Heritage

Navy Island as the Capital of the World: The Niagara Proposal for the United Nations Headquarters

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 full article is available in the Spring 2019 Issue.