Today’s local YWCA continues a mission that began 142 years ago, to empower women and eliminate racism. We explore the organization’s legacy through its many buildings and services.
The full content is available in the Spring 2012 Issue.
A generous subscriber shared a photograph, along with an interesting personal history of a lost mansion on Buffalo's North Street.
John E. Brent’s architectural contributions to Buffalo and the surrounding areas often went uncredited because of his race. Today historians are working on tracking down Brent’s projects and giving him the recognition he deserves.
Originating with the Graduates Association of Buffalo Seminary, this exclusive women’s club continues to promote education and the arts in this, its third century. Michelle Kratts documents several of the notable figures who laid the foundations for this social and cultural institution.