Recently named one of the “100 Things Every Western New Yorker Should Do At Least Once”
by the Buffalo News, our FREE Buffalo City Hall tour covers the history of the building, the
architectural elements, and takes you behind the scenes to view some of the best features of this
art deco masterpiece. We’re proud to offer this tour every weekday at noon.
On May 21, PBN’s very own terra cotta authority Christiana Limniatis will be back guiding the magical terra cotta mystery tour she was born to lead! Terra cotta is one of the oldest ornamental building materials, and has been used to embellish many of Buffalo’s iconic downtown buildings since the 19th century. Join us for a jam-packed jaunt around downtown Buffalo featuring extraordinary examples like the Guaranty Building, the Electric Tower, and the Calumet Building. Discover the technology and methods…Find out more »
Join Christiana Limniatis and Tabitha O’Connell for a delightful Saturday walk around the Sweeney Estate Historic District in Tonawanda, which was featured in our 2021 Preservation Passport season. Sometimes referred to as the “Lumber Baron” neighborhood, this district was initially developed by James Sweeney, Sr. starting when he purchased the land that now comprises it in 1824. It became home to a mix of wealthy and middle-class citizens and features both high-style Victorian-era homes and smaller workers’ cottages. COVID-19 Protocol…Find out more »
Experience the indelible mark architect E.B. Green left on the city of Buffalo while cycling! With a career spanning over 70 years, Edward Brodhead Green made enormous architectural contributions to Buffalo, producing over 200 buildings including the Market Arcade, the Buffalo Savings Bank, and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Join us on this unique bike tour crafted and guided by PBN’s own board member Katie Moriarity. This ride is open to bikers of all levels, includes 10-12 miles of moderately paced…Find out more »