Art preservationist Laura Schell recounts the painstaking restoration of a long-forgotten billboard, covered for a century and now brought back to life.
The full article is available in the Winter 2009 Issue.
The Roycroft Inn's centennial year provides the occasion for an in-depth look at the Elbert Hubbard paradox of sage and salesman.
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.
The experiences of Eugene Hegedüs, who came to this region as a refugee after the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, shed light on the history of the local Piarist Fathers, the Calasanctius School and the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Graycliff estate.