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Masters of American Architecture

COST:

General Admission: $15
Student Admission: $5
Explorer Pass Holders: FREE

Upcoming Dates:

June 2017:

Wednesday, June 28 – 10 AM

Thursday, June 29 – 10 AM

Friday, June 30 – 10 AM

July 2017:

Saturday, July 1 – 10 AM

Sunday, July 2 – 10 AM

Wednesday, July 5 – 10 AM

Thursday, July 6 – 10 AM

Friday, July 7 – 10 AM

Saturday, July 8 – 10 AM

Sunday, July 9 – 10 AM

Wednesday, July 12 – 10 AM

Thursday, July 13 – 10 AM

Friday, July 14 – 10 AM

Saturday, July 15 – 10 AM

Sunday, July 16 – 10 AM

Wednesday, July 19 – 10 AM

Thursday, July 20 – 10 AM

Friday, July 21 – 10 AM

Saturday, July 22 – 10 AM

Sunday, July 23 – 10 AM

Wednesday, July 26 – 10 AM

Thursday, July 27 – 10 AM

Friday, July 28 – 10 AM

Saturday, July 29 – 10 AM

Sunday, July 30 – 10 AM

August 2017: 

Wednesday, August 2 – 10 AM

Thursday, August 3 – 10 AM

Friday, August 4 – 10 AM

Saturday, August 5 – 10 AM

Sunday, August 6 – 10 AM

Wednesday, August 9 – 10 AM

Thursday, August 10 – 10 AM

Friday, August 11 – 10 AM

Saturday, August 12 – 10 AM

Sunday, August 13 – 10 AM

Wednesday, August 16 – 10 AM

Thursday, August 17 – 10 AM

Friday, August 18 – 10 AM

Saturday, August 19 – 10 AM

Sunday, August 20 – 10 AM

Wednesday, August 23 – 10 AM

Thursday, August 24 – 10 AM

Friday, August 25 – 10 AM

Saturday, August 26 – 10 AM

Sunday, August 27 – 10 AM

Wednesday, August 30 – 10 AM

Thursday, August 31 – 10 AM

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At the turn of the twentieth century, Buffalo had grown to become the eighth largest city in America. The wealth generated by commerce and industry enabled the city’s businesses, organizations, and citizens to hire some of the nation’s most prominent architects and use the finest materials available.

On this downtown walking tour, see signature works by some of America’s greatest architects, including the Guaranty Building by Louis Sullivan & Dankmar Adler, the Ellicott Square Building by Daniel Burnham & Co., and St. Paul’s Cathedral by Richard Upjohn. Learn about the prominence of Buffalo on a national scale at the turn of the twentieth century while visiting buildings such as the Old Post Office, St. Joseph’s Cathedral, and Old County Hall.

This tour meets at the Western New York Book Arts Center at 468 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, at the corner of Washington and Mohawk Streets. Two-hour metered parking is available on surrounding streets, and the Mohawk Parking Ramp is on the opposite corner. The Lafayette Square Station of the Metro Rail is around the corner on Main Street.

Tour Details:

  • Advance reservations are encouraged but not required for this tour.
    • All credit card payments must be made in advance.  Advance reservations with a credit card can be made online until the tour starting time. Cash or checks are accepted at the start of the tour.
    • If you make an advance reservation, please print your confirmation email, or be prepared to show it on your phone.
  • This tour is between ninety minutes and two hours in length.
  • Building interiors are included where possible but cannot be guaranteed.
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather – the tour will proceed rain or shine.
  • Cameras are encouraged!