City Hall

City Hall
© photo by Chuck LaChiusa

Albright Knox

Albright Knox Art Gallery
© photo by Chuck LaChiusa

Larkin at Exchange

Larkin at Exchange
© photo by Chuck LaChiusa

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Rowing Boathouse

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Rowing Boathouse
© photo by Chuck LaChiusa

Clement House/Red Cross Building

Clement House/Red Cross Building
© photo by Chuck LaChiusa

Graycliff

Graycliff

Williams Butler House

Williams Butler House
© photo by Chuck LaChiusa

    Preservation Buffalo Niagara (PBN) is dedicated to fostering historic preservation in the Buffalo Niagara region, serving seven counties in Western New York. Learn more

    We 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.  This success was made possible by a large number of organizations through the region and thousands of local volunteers.  The public, as well as the registrants, enjoyed a wide variety of events, lectures, walks, tours, educational session and events.  The conference also produced high praise to Buffalo and the region's unique and significant architectural heritage.

     

     

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    • Preservation Buffalo Niagara Seeks Executive Director

      April 13, 2015

      Preservation Buffalo Niagara is launching the search for a new executive director. Applications are now being accepted by the executive search committee.  

    • Preservation Buffalo Niagara Receives $150,000 Grant from Wendt Foundation

      April 9, 2015

      Preservation Buffalo Niagara (PBN) is pleased to announce that it was awarded a two-year $150,000 grant from the Margaret L. Wendt Foundation. The funds will support key staffing positions and marketing/event planning for the region’s leading preservation organization. 

    • New York Statewide Preservation Conference

      March 3, 2015

      Registration is now open for the New York Statewide Preservation Conference, set for April 16-18, 2015 in the lakeside city of Geneva. This year’s theme, The Art of Preservation: Painting Your Community’s Future, is partially inspired by the Conference headquarters—the restored Smith Opera House.

    • The Chautauqua Amphitheater named a National Treasure!

      January 27, 2015

      After completing the nomination in November, Preservation  Buffalo Niagara is pleased to announce the listing of the Chautauqua Amphitheater as the National Trust's newest National Treasure.

    • You're invited to a Special Chautauqua Amphitheater Announcement!

      January 22, 2015

      Today, we’re reaching out to PBN members, supporters and preservationists across Western New York with a special invitation. You might have seen recent news reports that the future of one of our region’s most cherished landmarks is in question. That place is the Chautauqua Amphitheater, which for over a century has been a forum for American culture and the "beating heart" of one of our country's most iconic communities.

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