As part of their city-wide park design for Buffalo, landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux created a then-unique series of wide, tree-lined streets to connect the public spaces, which they labeled “parkways.”
The second installment of our three-part series examines the final years leading up to America’s declaration of war in 1917, as tensions rise and the region deals with issues of ethnicity and preparedness.
The Buffalo Launch Club is widely considered the first power boat club in the world. Here we survey many of the highpoints of its long and fascinating history.
A freak accident changed the path of John R. Oishei’s career, but his giving nature was a life-long constant, and has left a vibrant philanthropic legacy that continues to impact Western New York in the 21st century.
Alexander von Humboldt never visited Buffalo, yet the city pulled out all the stops to commemorate the centennial of this influential scientist’s birth.
We extend our coverage of the BLC with a collection of race photos spanning the years 1905-1960.
Our regional cemeteries represent a unique combination of art gallery, history museum, architectural collection and park—all rolled into one.