Buffalo Commons



Saving Buffalo's Untold Beauty

Nicolai Ouroussoff — Nov 14, 2008

One of the most cynical clichés in architecture is that poverty is good for preservation.  The poor don’t bulldoze historic neighborhoods to make way for fancy new high-rises.  That assumption came to mind when I stepped off a plane here recently.  Buffalo is home to some of the greatest American architecture of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with major architects like Henry Hobson Richardson, Frederick Law Olmsted, Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright …

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