City Hall

City Hall
© photo by Chuck LaChiusa

Larkin at Exchange

Larkin at Exchange
© photo by Chuck LaChiusa

    Preservation Buffalo Niagara 

    PBN provides leadership in identifying, protecting and promoting the unique architecture and historic legacy of Western New York communities. Learn more


    2015 Tour Schedule

    This year, we’ve streamlined and enhanced our tour season to focus efforts on our most popular tours and add some exciting new “hard hat” options.

    October 2015 Tour Schedule

    Buffalo City Hall: February 1, February 3, February 4, February 5, February 10, February 11, February 19, February 22, February 23, February 24, February 26, February 29.

    Queen City Downtown: Queen City Downtown will be taking a brief hiatus during the winter months. We look forward to seeing you in March!


    National Preservation Conference

    PBN served as the local host for the 2011 National Preservation Conference which attracted 2,547 registrants, the most in the Conference's 65-year history.  The conference produced high praise for Buffalo and the region's unique and significant architectural heritage.


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    Preservation Actions

    • Thank You!

      January 28, 2016

      Thanks so much to those of you who were able to join us last night for our grant information meeting along with the Preservation League of New York State.

    • Grant Funding Available!

      January 13, 2016

      PBN and the Preservation League of New York State will be hosting a grant information meeting on Wednesday, January 27, at 5:30 pm in the Market Arcade Conference Room.

    • Thanks for a great year!

      December 22, 2015

      Thanks to all of our supporters and friends who helped us make 2015 a success!

    • [Action Alert] Our campaign to save Chautauqua's historic Amphitheater is not over!

      December 16, 2015

      Thanks to Amp supporters around the country, we are hearing a growing call for a delay in the demolition process. With the December 30th meeting of the Institution’s Board of Trustees fast approaching, we’re asking you to take action by sending a letter of support.

    • Thank you!

      November 5, 2015

      Thank you to all of our members who attended our 2015 Annual Members Meeting! We're looking forward to a great year ahead!

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    Upcoming Events

    • February 24, 2016

    • Public Meeting with Elmwood Village Association

      Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 6:30–8 pm

      The Elmwood Village Association and Preservation Buffalo Niagara will jointly host a public meeting to discuss community values relating to the preservation of historic buildings in the Elmwood Village. The meeting is intended to inform residents and property owners about existing preservation designations and protections on Elmwood Avenue, and provide a forum for discussion about issues relating to this topic.

    • March 9, 2016

    • Get Involved: Preservation 101 Workshop

      Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 6–8 pm

      An introduction to historic preservation geared for interested citizens, municipal officials, neighborhood organizations, students, and other preservation proponents. Learn about the common tools and programs available to value and enhance your community’s historic building fabric.

    • March 10, 2016

    • 500 Seneca Tour

      Thursday, March 10, 2016, 6–7 pm

      The former F.N. Burt Company, a box manufacturing plant, will be transformed into a mixed-use development facility featuring over 300,000 square feet of space for Class A offices, job training center, cultural space and storage/flex space for tenants.

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