The Silsbee homes that survive in Buffalo are a distinguished group of Queen Anne and Shingle Style buildings that continue to be enjoyed by both inhabitants and passers-by; they are the largest known concentration of his domestic work.
The full article is available in the Winter 2002 Issue.
Before the turn of the 20th century, the now little-known architect Franklin W. Caulkins designed several downtown buildings, churches and exquisite homes. A few important buildings still remain.
A sometimes-rival, sometimes-ally of John D. Rockefeller, Hascal Taylor's legacy lives on in the Guaranty Building. Aronoff, a Guaranty Building expert, meticulously details Taylor's various ventures.
While only one example of his Western New York designs remain – the back wall of the Broadway Barns in Buffalo – Calvin Otis' prolific work once set a standard for institutional buildings.