Derek and Amanda retire from the CTRC

This year marks the tenth that Amanda and I have been volunteers with the Central Terminal Restoration Corporation, and my fourth serving on the Board of Directors.  The CTRC is in the best position it's ever been in to succeed and move into the future, and with that knowledge Amanda and I are both "retiring"… Continue reading Derek and Amanda retire from the CTRC

Trico – Dissecting the Anti-Preservation Stance

Last week if you would have asked me about my thoughts on Buffalo's Trico plant, I probably would have told you I didn't have many.  My knowledge of the property was limited, as frankly is my knowledge of many of Buffalo's buildings aside from the Central Terminal.  It's a side effect of being intently focused… Continue reading Trico – Dissecting the Anti-Preservation Stance

Preservation is the way – thoughts following #presconf

It was a great week for Buffalo.  The National Trust preservation conference has wrapped, and I'm admittedly still coming down from the "conference high" (the condition where you've been drinking the Kool-Aid for a week and reality has yet to set in again) but that doesn't change the fact that this conference will have a… Continue reading Preservation is the way – thoughts following #presconf