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Out of the Shadows: John E. Brent, A Buffalo Architect

July 31, 2018 - August 12, 2018

To celebrate his 129th birthday, visit the Frank E. Merriweather Library to tour “Out of the Shadows: John E. Brent, A Buffalo Architect”, an exhibit Documenting the life and architectural legacy of the City of Buffalo’s first African American architect.

The exhibit is free and open to the public.

The Frank E. Merriweather Library is open Monday – Thursday 12pm-8pm, Friday and Saturday 10am-6pm, and closed on Sundays.


Brent Birthday Celebration!

  Join Preservation Buffalo Niagara and The Sankofa Heritage Collective, in celebrating John E. Brent’s 129th birthday with a screening of the Brent documentary “Through These Gates”. The birthday party starts at 5:30pm with a chance to tour the exhibit and meet the curator, Christine Parker, with the showing of the documentary to start at 6pm. Free birthday cupcakes to the first 100 guests!  

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2018 Annual Meeting

Join us for our Annual Meeting on Tuesday, October 16th at 5:30 pm at the newly opening Shea’s Seneca! In addition to celebrating the successes of the last year, we’ll also approve the election of the Preservation Buffalo Niagara Board of Trustees. This event is open to current PBN members- to RSVP, please contact Olivia at (716) 852-3300, or ocammisa-frost@pbnsaves.org. Not a PBN member, but interested in attending this event? Join today!  

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July 31, 2018
August 12, 2018
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Frank E. Merriwhether Library
1324 Jefferson Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14209