"Buffalo, New York is not really known for artsy vibes and alternative architecture. But we aren’t really sure why. Mighty talents have left their mark on the city, including Frank Lloyd Wright, his mentor Louis Sullivan, H.H. Richardson, Louis Comfort Tiffany (Shea’s Theater interiors) and John Wade (Buffalo City Hall, an Art Deco masterpiece). Of course, that’s all in the past."

So starts Take Five: Buffalo is Edgier Than You Think by Michele Sponagle on Take Five on Feb 6, 2016, The article cites the Darwin Martin House, the Hotel @ Lafayette, Canalside. RiverWorks. the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Burchfield Penney Art Center, the Roycroft Campus, The Aurora Theater and Vidler’s.

"But old is new again in this Upstate NY city. Thanks to sweeping revitalization, historic classics are being resuscitated and given new life as boutique hotels and restaurants. At the same time, a fresh wave of contemporary structures has punctured the skyline, allowing Buffalo to shed its ugly duckling image. Buffalo is officially cool, thanks to these five spots."

And there is so much more!