The restoration of Shea's entrance façade is more than an embellishment. It will be an important symbolic transformation.
The full article is available in the Spring 2004 Issue.
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 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 venerable arena faces its last days as a prominent piece of downtown Buffalo.