Guaranty Building 09.02.22

Preservation Buffalo Niagara is the exclusive provider of tours of the Guaranty Building. Originally built in 1896, this Adler & Sullivan-designed structure is a highlight of Buffalo’s downtown architecture. Come see the beautiful terra cotta tiles on the exterior, the incredible mosaic work on the interior, and learn the history of this building, including what […]

SOLD OUT Richardson Olmsted Campus Tour 09/03/2022

Tour Length: 1.5-2 hours Untouched Buildings Accessed: 2-3 Dive deep into the rich past of the Richardson Olmsted Campus on this two-hour guided tour of unoccupied buildings. Led by an expert docent, visitors will gain access to spaces untouched since the 1970s and not featured on the one-hour tour. Visitors will be immersed into the […]

SOLD OUT Richardson Olmsted Campus Tour 09/04/2022

Tour Length: 1.5-2 hours Untouched Buildings Accessed: 2-3 Dive deep into the rich past of the Richardson Olmsted Campus on this two-hour guided tour of unoccupied buildings. Led by an expert docent, visitors will gain access to spaces untouched since the 1970s and not featured on the one-hour tour. Visitors will be immersed into the […]

Guaranty Building Tour 09.09.22

Preservation Buffalo Niagara is the exclusive provider of tours of the Guaranty Building. Originally built in 1896, this Adler & Sullivan-designed structure is a highlight of Buffalo’s downtown architecture. Come see the beautiful terra cotta tiles on the exterior, the incredible mosaic work on the interior, and learn the history of this building, including what […]

SOLD OUT Richardson Olmsted Campus Tour 09/10/2022

Tour Length: 1.5-2 hours Untouched Buildings Accessed: 2-3 Dive deep into the rich past of the Richardson Olmsted Campus on this two-hour guided tour of unoccupied buildings. Led by an […]

SOLD OUT Richardson Olmsted Campus Tour 09/11/2022

Tour Length: 1.5-2 hours Untouched Buildings Accessed: 2-3 Dive deep into the rich past of the Richardson Olmsted Campus on this two-hour guided tour of unoccupied buildings. Led by an expert docent, visitors will gain access to spaces untouched since the 1970s and not featured on the one-hour tour. Visitors will be immersed into the […]

Pushing Boundaries in Modern Historic Preservation

  Twenty-five years after its founding, Docomomo US is pushing boundaries to preserve modern architecture, landscapes, and design through principled advocacy, collaboration, and celebration. Join Executive Director Liz Waytkus to learn more about their work nationally and internationally, and to learn more about some of the landmarks from across the country (and even right here in […]

The History and Future of the Great Northern Grain Elevator

During the windstorm on December 11, 2021, Buffalo’s Great Northern Grain Elevator sustained significant damage to its north wall. In response to the damage, its owner, Archer Daniels Midland, has rushed to raze the landmark and erase its history. But what is its history? And, perhaps more importantly, how has it influenced the present? Hear […]

Artifacts of the Future: Design in the Space Age, 1957-1972

Bridging the Atomic Age and the Information Age, the Space Age stands out as a revolutionary period of design history when science fiction became reality and designers made reality of imagination. In this lecture join Space Age design expert Martin McGee as he explores the myriad of prescient products that reflected the technology and materials […]

Guaranty Building Tour 09.16.22

Preservation Buffalo Niagara is the exclusive provider of tours of the Guaranty Building. Originally built in 1896, this Adler & Sullivan-designed structure is a highlight of Buffalo’s downtown architecture. Come see the beautiful terra cotta tiles on the exterior, the incredible mosaic work on the interior, and learn the history of this building, including what […]