Buffalo architecture

a guide
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MIT Press , Cambridge, Mass, London
Architecture -- New York (State) -- Buffalo., Buffalo (N.Y.) -- Build
Statementintroductions by Reyner Banham, Charles Beveridge, Henry Russell Hitchcock ; text by Francis R. Kowsky ... (et al.) ; sponsored by the Buffalo Architectural Guidebook Corporation.
ContributionsKowsky, Francis R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA735.B83
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii,336p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21217564M
ISBN 100262021722, 026252063X

Buffalo's rich architecture belies its reputation as a desperately poor, crime-ridden, ugly city. In fact, one can argue (as I do) that it contains the most important ensemble of 19th-century urban architecture in the United States, and its Victorian cityscape is among the best in the world.

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This book is not an architectural catalog, nor is it intended to be. Instead, buy this book to see a sample of the extraordinary historic architecture Buffalo has to offer.

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With so much noteworthy architecture to explore, you may have to. During the Centennial Exposition of in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Frederick Law Olmsted declared Buffalo to be "the best planned city, as to its streets, public places, and grounds, in the United States, if not in the world.".

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Buffalo's rich architectural and planning heritage has attracted the attention of several prominent historians, whose work here is accompanied by over illustrations and photographs.

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For its size, the city of Buffalo, New York, possesses a remarkable number and variety of architectural masterpieces from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: Adler and Sullivan's Prudential.

The book demonstrates this in its descriptions and critiques by Rudyard Kipling, Le Corbusier, Bruno Taut, Vincent Scully and of course by the late Reyner Banham, influential and prolific architectural theorist, critic and former UB architecture professor.

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