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Buffalo Women’s History: Architect Louise Blanchard Bethune

  Louise Blanchard Bethune was born  Jennie Louise Blanchard in Waterloo, NY in 1856.  She lived in Buffalo from 1866 until her death in 1913.  After graduating from Buffalo High School in 1874, she took a position as an apprentice … Continue reading

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New Exhibit! “Lafayette Square: Then & Now”

Come view the Central Library Rare Book Room’s latest exhibit, an exploration of the architectural history of Lafayette Square!  Featuring photographs, postcards, maps, & ephemera of the Square itself and the grand buildings that have come and gone, this exhibit is … Continue reading

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White Bros. Livery

The White Bros. Livery & Boarding Stable on Jersey Street, threatened with demolition in 2008, will soon be given new life as apartments.   Built in 1889 and designed by architect Richard Waite, the livery is considered an architectural treasure and … Continue reading

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