It's hard to imagine the immense hotels bustling with halcyon summer activities. Lakewood, near Jamestown, was like a self-contained fairyland utopia, the essence of a resort community.
The full content is available in the Spring 2008 Issue.
Nearly a century ago, vision and craftsmanship created a unique attraction. Now new visionaries and craftspeople have brought it back home.
The centennial of Our Lady of Victory National Shrine and Basilica provides an opportunity to examine the life of Father Nelson Baker.
A generous subscriber shared a photograph, along with an interesting personal history of a lost mansion on Buffalo's North Street.
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.