How many years has Paint the Town been around for? This is the 13th annual Paint the Town.
Why was it started? It was started as a way to connect working artists, the community, the region and our institution; as a unique way to bring together various constituents in a setting and around an event that
I attended the First Ward Brownfield Opportunity Area information meeting presentation in the City of Lackawanna, September 15, 2011. A firm was hired to listen to the community, to map out the potential reuse of the brownfields and to suggest streetscape design. The main section of the waterfront was left out of the plan. With some insights from the presentation, I went back my 20-year old design of my proposed waterfront park. I started reworking my 3D concept design.
I designed the 3D concept layout with the elements
BRO: What inspires you when it comes to fashion?
Steven: I am inspired by the different types of cultures in the world and different types of lifestyles here in the U.S.A. that have merged together in places like NYC, Chicago and Florida. You see diversity in all the
From its office floors high above the Historic Polonia District, Buffalo Central Terminal's icon tower provides an unparalleled view of the skyline of downtown Buffalo. Beginning at Noon and continuing until 4pm on Saturday, October 22, 2011, the general public will have their first opportunity to experience this unique perspective "above" the city's architecture. Central Terminal is located at 495 Paderewski Drive @ Memorial Drive.
Volunteers of the Central Terminal Restoration Corporation will be leading tours of the Terminal's tower
BRO: How long have you been working on the book?
CGS: It took several months. We decided to take the project on in January 2011.
What inspired you?
We knew that Nickel
When I opened a retail store on Elmwood (some 15 years ago), I immediately took notice of what disasters the Wilson Farms
The owners of the luxury The Mansion on Delaware Avenue will be joined by national preservationists to make an exciting announcement... A first for the Buffalo-Niagara Region, The Mansion is being inducted into Historic Hotels of America, an affiliate of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It will join the ranks of iconic hotels including NYC's Waldorf-Astoria, The Peabody in Memphis, and The Sagamore at Lake George.
Stephanie Meeks, President, National Trust for Historic Preservation and Lawrence Horwitz,President,
Hundreds of architectural and history enthusiasts will experience Buffalo's mammoth grain elevators during a tour this afternoon, giving electronic and print journalists rare access to some of our signature architectural monuments.
Media are invited to join the University at Buffalo tour for an intimate visual and sensory experience of the historic structures often called "cathedrals" for their enormous size and overwhelming presence.
The tours, held in conjunction with the National Trust for Historic Preservation Conference being held this week, will begin at 3:15 p.m. at the
From Rand503 on the Darwin Martin House restoration update post:
They still need millions more to finish the job at the Darwin House, and I hope they get it. In the meantime, that doesn't mean money can't be raised for our other buildings, and I know that they are. Of course, there is almost a limitless supply of great buildings, not to mention restoration of artworks, artifacts, stained glass, woodwork, carvings, metalwork -- you name it.
I've used a lot of words in relation to Buffalo these past six months - words like great answer, gimme one second, can you move a little to your left, more coffee please, and I'm hot.
But if I had to pick one (yes, only one, in an evil about-face of our most thought-provoking interview question, I'd first have to ask you, from when?
Meeting highlights include: Buffalo Zoo's funding grant for Arctic Edge, testing out 50 high-tech parking meters that will accept credit cards and relay stats, architectural and engineering funding for Broderick Park Master Plan.
The Council adopted a resolution sponsored by Masten District Council Member Demone A. Smith urging the United States Congress to enact the "Return to Prudent Banking Act of 2011" ("H.R. 1489") as quickly as possible. In 1933, Congress passed
It's the week for the Darwin Martin House's week to shine. The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed complex on Jewett Parkway is expected to be visited by 2,000 or more diehard preservationists from across the country during the National Trust for Historic Preservation conference now underway.
The Martin House Restoration Corporation and contractors have been busy readying the complex for our out of town guests. While much of the interior of the main house is still gutted, finishing touches were applied to the reception room on
By Thomas M. Murdock:
Buffalo Niagara 360 is excited to announce its 4th Annual Kickoff Celebration will take place on Tuesday, November 15th from 5:30 until 8:30 at the Larkin Center of Commerce at 701 Seneca Street in Buffalo. The Larkin Center of Commerce is undergoing a large-scale transformation and has recently been profiled on Buffalo Rising./city/index.html
It was 4 years ago that we at Green Options Buffalo and community supporters sat down with Tim Herzog at Flying Bison Brewery to come up with a fundraising campaign to install bicycle racks throughput the city. Not much longer after that, Rusty Chain was born out of an initial
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