The Changing Conversation

A few weeks ago, Visit Buffalo Niagara released a new video aimed to promote the Buffalo Niagara region to a particular type of traveler. Despite the public’s reservations about the new slogan, the video demonstrates the effect that the increased citizen investment in preservation is having on the conversation about the Greater Buffalo Area. Acknowledgement of the architectural treasures in the region has been able to permeate the boundaries of development and re-use issues, and find its way into conversations about the region’s identity. …

You can read the rest of my new article up at GLUE about some of Buffalo Niagara’s Preservation efforts. Below you’ll find the video that does–in my opinion–more for the region’s identity than “For Real” could or will (though it is one of my favorite Okkervil River songs.

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