The Darwin Martin summer estate in Derby, NY was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The house is a powerful work of art integrated into a spectacular natural site, overlooking Lake Erie.
Annie Crawford and Emma Kaan were on the cutting-edge of the Arts and Crafts movement in the late-19th and early-20th centuries. The co-authors take a look at the life and works of the longtime intimate friends.
Touring the American wilderness required an adventurous spirit in the early-19th century. Polish noblemen, poet and politician Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz had just that in 1805 when he visited Western New York, highlighting Niagara Falls and Buffalo in his journal. Niemcewicz's account provides valuable insight into the area more than 200 years ago.
When photography was still a revolutionary art and science, C.D. Arnold gained notoriety among architects by capturing the great buildings of Europe and America on film. Arnold worked out of Buffalo for much of his life, photographing, among other things, the Pan-American Exposition of 1901.
The editor takes a look at famed artist Thomas Cole's work relating to WNY.
Presidential visits to WNY from James Monroe, Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Jackson.
A police photographer for more than 40 years, Al Hauser lived by the motto "Have camera, will travel."