The businesses and industries of the Empire State have long dominated American commerce, and New York remains a leading center of invention and science. Advances in electricity, glassmaking, photography, engineering, aviation and more have their origins here, and are on display at museums statewide. New York has also been home for many of the industrialists connected to these innovations, whose opulent lifestyle is captured in what are now spectacular historic mansions and estates.
The Buffalo Central Terminal, built by the New York Central Railroad, opened to the public on June 22, 1929. Polonia encompasses parts of the east side of Buffalo, as well as the suburb of... more