Snow, football, wings and...architecture? While Buffalo is known for many things, people from outside of the city are often surprised to learn about its extensive architectural history and unique designs from some of the most famous American architects, including Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Sullivan, H.H. Richardson, E.B. Green and Louise ...Read More
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Western New York is known for its many waterways, and the city of Buffalo sits right on Lake Erie, an essential location that gave it a crucial role in American history, especially after the construction of the Erie Canal. You can still find relics today around Buffalo that demonstrate its ...Read More
This Sunday, March 14, Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins for most of the United States. It’s a welcome time for many in Buffalo because we’ve been longing for more daylight all winter, and later sunsets help keep us from curling up and going right to sleep after work. But those ...Read More
Most people don’t realize that Buffalo & Niagara Falls played a huge role in the Underground Railroad and the emancipation of slaves. The region’s geography and shared border with Canada made the Niagara Frontier a key destination for enslaved people seeking freedom in the 1800s. Crossing the Niagara River was ...Read More
As we look ahead to 2021, when we hopefully be safely traveling and visiting various parts of the country (and the world) once again, we thought it would be interesting to take a look at Buffalo's importance in the history of aviation. Even longtime residents may be unaware that the Queen ...Read More
New York City’s Central Park gets plenty of fanfare, and rightfully so. But anyone who’s been to Buffalo knows that our parks are nothing to sneeze at. Many non-locals are unaware that Central Park’s designer, Frederick Law Olmsted, also designed Buffalo’s gorgeous system of parks, including its crown jewel, Delaware ...Read More
When driving around Buffalo, Kenmore and Niagara Falls, it’s likely you’ve cruised down Military Road. But most residents, including locals, aren’t aware of the historical significance of this ordinary-looking road or how it got its name. Since our apartment communities are located throughout the Buffalo-Niagara region, we think it’s important ...Read More