Allentown: A Photographic Journey in the Heart of Buffalo, NY
$29.95 – $49.95
A photographic journey through Allentown, the heart of Buffalo, New York. Beautiful black & white photographs by Bill Faught capture the essence of the neighborhood, accompanied by evocative narrative by illustrious neighbors. Feel the funky bohemian spirit that pervades these historic streets, and come to understand the sense of community that honors the past while embracing the future.
- Christopher Brown
- John Carocci
- Mark Goldman
- Gretchan Grobe
- Richard Haynes
- Elizabeth Licata
- Jonathan White
About the contributors….
William Faught- Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus- Bill is a retired architect/urban planner who worked for the Navy, defeated Communism, saved the world, and then moved to Allentown for a better, art-infused life.
Mark Goldman- Streetscapes- Mark opened the Allen Street Hardware Cafe in 2004, providing the spark that helped ignite the rebirth of Allentown West. Historian, author, entrepreneur, and thinker, Mark contributes to Buffalo every day.
Johnathan L. White- Allentown: Today- A preservation advocate, photographer and dedicated urbanist, Johnathan conceived the Allen West Festival to showcase local artists, has twice served as President of the Allentown Association, and currently serves on the board of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
Richard Haynes- Nightlife- Dick has lived in Allentown for 40 years and has been active in the Allentown Association for most of that time. A retired Buffalo News journalist, he currently edits the Association’s newsletter.
John Carocci- Diversity- John is an art director, amateur photographer, and occasional performer who is drawn to the beauty of small, intimate places and moments.
Christopher N. Brown- Allentown: Yesterday- Allentown’s story teller, through published written words and guided tours. He is past president of the Allentown Association and current chairman of Kleinhans Music Hall.
Elizabeth Licata- Parks and Gardens- Editor of Buffalo Spree magazine and former president of the Allentown Association, Elizabeth helped put Allentown on Garden Walk Buffalo and promotes neighborhood beautification efforts. She blogs at gardenrant.com
Gretchan Globe- Art- Princess of hospitality at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, painter of glass, rabid crazy gardener, Gretchan is also co-founder of the Allen West Festival, a past president of the Allentown Association, a member of the Buffalo Arts Commission, and a proud resident of Allentown.