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H. H. Richardson and the Buffalo State Hospital

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Francis R. Kowsky will speak on the H. H. Richardson and the Buffalo State Hospital, Wednesday December 14th at Old Editions Book Shop and Cafe. Dr. Kowsky is a SUNY Distinguished Professor of Fine Arts at Buffalo State College and a Preservation Coalition of Erie County Emeritus Trustee.
Talks begin at 7 p.m. and last about an hour. $5 for the general public, $2 for members of the Preservation Coalition of Erie County and the Landmark Society of the Niagara Frontier. Call the Coalition at 849-4222 for more info. Come early and take a guided tour of the book shop prior to the speaking engagement at 6:30pm being led by Proprietor Ron Cozzi. Coffee & cake available for $3.50
The Preservation Coalition of Erie County invites you to attend all of their Fall 2005 – Winter 2006 Speakers Series.

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Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at The Hotel @ The Lafayette, and the Madd Tiki Winter Luau. Other projects: Navigetter.

Contact Newell Nussbaumer | Newell@BuffaloRising.com

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  • shopitall

    Wow! Dr. Kowski is still at SUC at Buff!
    He’s really interesting and has been mining the territory for at least 20 years. His American Art history class was one of my favorites.
    I’ll never forget his “Go Look At” list of buildings to see in Buffalo. My class mate & I were lucky enough to have an old bomb of a car so we would go & explore the list. One day we went to a Frank Lloyd Wright house, I believe on Tillinghast. We were just standing outside admiring it when a lady opened the door. We explained that we were American Art History students & her house was on the list of “to sees.” She kindly invited us in and showed us around the first floor. I’ve never forgotten it.
    He’s a GREAT teacher. His talk should interesting!