My Public Talks and Tours Calendar

Topics -  List

In September, in addition to their usual core tours,  Explore Buffalo will highlight public art in Buffalo.  The theme is "Art All Around Us."  The tours below are ones that I will be giving:


Sunday, September 21, 2014
2-4pm
Bicycle tour: Street Art by Bike: Allentown & Downtown
Sponsored by Explore Buffalo
Meet: First Presbyterian Church parking lot, 1 Symphony Circle
$20; Students $10
Reservations encouraged

Thursday, September 25, 2014
2-4pm
Walking tourGlory in Glass: Westminster Presbyterian and Trinity Episcopal Churches
Sponsored by Explore Buffalo
Meet in Westminster Parking Lot, 724 Delaware Avenue
$15; Students $5
Reservations encouraged

Sunday, September 28, 2014
2-4pm
Bicycle tour: Street Art by Bike: Elmwood Village & Environs
Sponsored by Explore Buffalo
Meet: McKinley H.S. parking lot, 1500 Elmwood Avenue.
$20; Students $10
Reservations encouraged




Monday, September 22, 2014
10am-Noon
Walking tour: Five Presidents in Buffalo
Co-sponsored by the Association for a Buffalo Presidential Center and Explore Buffalo
Meet: Robert H. Jackson Federal Courthouse (the ‘new’ federal courthouse) at 2 Niagara Square.
$15; Students $5
Reservations encouraged

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
10:30-11:30am
Talk: "Learning Buffalo History Through Architecture"
Autumnwood Senior Center
1800 Clinton St, Buffalo, NY 14206
(716) 826-7895
Free

Thursday, October 17, 2014
10am-Noon
Walking tour:  Indoor Art of Downtown Buffalo
Sponsored by Explore Buffalo
Meet in front of the Ellicott Square Building, 295 Main Street.
$15; Students $5
Reservations encouraged

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
10:30-11:30am
Talk: "Symphony Circle Neighborhood"
Autumnwood Senior Center
1800 Clinton St, Buffalo, NY 14206
(716) 826-7895
Free

Thursday, October 31, 2014
10am-Noon
Walking tour:  Indoor Art of Downtown Buffalo
Sponsored by Explore Buffalo
Meet in front of the Ellicott Square Building, 295 Main Street.
$15; Students $5
Reservations encouraged


Wednesday, November 12, 2014
10:30-11:30am
Talk: "Buffalo Grain Elevators"
Autumnwood Senior Center
1800 Clinton St, Buffalo, NY 14206
(716) 826-7895
Free

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
10:30-11:30am
Talk: "Buffalo Buildings: Then (1914) and Now"
Autumnwood Senior Center
1800 Clinton St, Buffalo, NY 14206
(716) 826-7895
Free

Thursday, January 15, 2015
11am-noon
Talk: "Buffalo's Jewels: Stained Glass Windows"
Unitarian Universalist Church of Buffalo
695 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 885-2136
Free


Buffalo Walks:
Exploring an Architectural Legacy


A series of neighborhood walking tours rediscovering styles, structures & the history of people who built them.


A 4.0-Hour program for NYS Real Estate Continuing Education

NYS Approved for Real Estate, Appraiser & Home Inspector Continuing Education

Through
Cusack Center
for Professional Development

Learning Objectives: program participants will become familiar with descriptive architectural styles of this tour, structural design, features and native materials used for period construction.  Visual recognition and location of notable historic structures within the context of neighborhood and time period will be discussed.

Reservations required: $45.  716-683-4080


Friday, Sept 26, 2014
9am-1pm
Talk & tour: Central Park Neighborhood

Friday, Oct 10, 2014
9am-1pm
Talk & tour: Delaware Avenue between Tupper and North


Power Point Presentations - Topics

My Power Point Presentations listed below use photos and information from my Buffalo Architecture and History Website.
For inquiries or bookings, call 716-773-3147.
Buffalo History:
Then (1914) and Now - NEW!
Learning Buffalo History Through Architecture
Who's Who in Forest Lawn Cemetery
The Larkin-Hubbard-Wright Story: From Soap to Riches
The Women of Millionaires' Row and Their Houses

Buffalo Architecture:
Buffalo's Grain Elevators - NEW!
A Sampling of Buffalo Architecture - NEW!
Buffalo Architecture: Details - Part 1 - NEW!
Buffalo Architecture: Details - Part 2 - NEW!
Buffalo Architecture: Details - Part 3 - NEW!
The 10 Best Buildings in Buffalo - NEW!
The Statler, the Lafayette, and Other Examples of Adaptive Reuse- NEW!
Architectural Features of Downtown Buildings - NEW!
Art Deco in Buffalo
Allentown Neighborhood
Central Park Neighborhood
Delaware Avenue Between North and Tupper Streets
Symphony Circle Neighborhood
The Houses on Lincoln Parkway
The Parkside Neighborhood
Buffalo as an Architectural Museum
Name The Buffalo Building
Name The E. B. Green Building
Oakland Place
Stained Glass in Buffalo
Art, Architecture, History and Nature in Buffalo Architecture

Houses of Worship:
Roman Catholic Churches in Buffalo - NEW!
8 Amazing Sacred Spaces in Buffalo
Churches in Buffalo
Stained Glass in Buffalo
History and Art of Annunciation (Our Lady of Hope) RC Church

European Roots of Buffalo Architecture:
Italian Roots of Buffalo Architecture NEW!
Greek Roots of Buffalo Architecture
English Roots of Buffalo Architecture
French Roots of Buffalo Architecture
Neoclassical Style of Architecture

American Architecture and Furniture:
American Architecture and Furniture: 17th Century
American Architecture and Furniture: 18th Century Colonial
American Architecture and Furniture: Federal Style 
American Architecture and Furniture: Greek Revival, Empire and Gothic Revival 
American Architecture and Furniture: Victorian 
American Architecture and Furniture: Arts & Crafts 
American Architecture and Furniture: Art Deco 
American Architecture and Furniture: Beaux Arts

The Architecture of Other Countries:
Tibet Travelogue - NEW!
Japan Travelogue - NEW!
European Architecture: Details
Beijing Travelogue
Shanghai
Travelogue
Ancient Egyptian Architecture
The Traditional Architecture of Spain
The Modern Architecture of Spain
A Russian Travelogue
A Paris Travelogue - Part 1
A Paris Travelogue - Part 2
A Paris Travelogue - Part 3
 

Biographical articles:


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