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

     

    2017 Tour Schedule

    Check out our upcoming events for our 2017 Hard Hat Tours!

    December Tour Schedule

    Buffalo City Hall: Every weekday (Monday-Friday) at noon! 

    Queen City Downtown: Thanks for a great year! Our Queen City Downtown tour will resume in March 2018. 

    Interested in becoming a PBN docent? Fill out an application here!

     

    Tax Credit Resources

    Find out about available tax credits for your historic home here!

     

     

     

    Preservation Actions

    • Urgent Call to Action!

      November 3, 2017

      Preservation friends - the most important tool we have when it comes to seeing historic buildings restored, the Federal Historic Tax Credit, has been eliminated in the budget bill released by Congress this week.

    • Announcing the Preservation Buffalo Niagara Historic Plaque Program!

      September 1, 2017

      Western New York has a rich history and a distinctive architectural character – one that appeals to residents and visitors alike. Preservation Buffalo Niagara is proud to celebrate this heritage with our Historic Plaque Program. These custom-made plaques will have the date the building was built as well as information pertaining to the original owner and, if applicable, the historic district it is located within.

    • Anatomy of a Preservation Success Story

      July 21, 2017

      Historic preservation is a tricky business, and one that is almost never “finished.”  An iterative process that involves complex social, regulatory, and financial processes, each preservation project is unique to its place, but also can inform other projects. 

    • Study up on preservation!

      July 6, 2017

      Looking for some great resources on preservation? Look no further!

    • Update on Elmwood/Forest Project

      June 15, 2017

      On Wednesday, June 21st, at 4 p.m., a special Zoning Board of Appeals meeting will be held in Common Council Chambers in Buffalo’s City Hall to decide whether Chason Affinity will be granted the variances it needs to proceed with its development proposal at Elmwood and Forest.

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    Upcoming Events

    • December 16, 2017

    • Guaranty Building Tour

      Saturday, December 16, 2017, 11 am–12 pm

      Come visit one of Buffalo’s must-see treasures: The Guaranty Building! Originally built in 1896, this Adler & Sullivan designed structure is a highlight of Buffalo’s downtown architecture.

    • December 22, 2017

    • Guaranty Building Tour

      Friday, December 22, 2017, 2–3 pm

      Come visit one of Buffalo’s must-see treasures: The Guaranty Building! Originally built in 1896, this Adler & Sullivan designed structure is a highlight of Buffalo’s downtown architecture.

    • December 23, 2017

    • Guaranty Building Tour

      Saturday, December 23, 2017, 11 am–12 pm

      Come visit one of Buffalo’s must-see treasures: The Guaranty Building! Originally built in 1896, this Adler & Sullivan designed structure is a highlight of Buffalo’s downtown architecture. 


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