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Amazing Buffalo Archictecture

Buffalo was left behind after the 1950's as industry drifted away. In result there was, happily... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
j l
Fantastic tour - highly recommended!

My husband and I took the "Whirlwind" tour this past weekend and thoroughly enjoyed it. Our guide... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2017
Fairfax, VA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buffalo was left behind after the 1950's as industry drifted away. In result there was, happily, no "urban renewal" and many wonderful building by famous architects remain standing. This is a docent let tour not to be missed.

Thank j l
Reviewed July 23, 2017

My husband and I took the "Whirlwind" tour this past weekend and thoroughly enjoyed it. Our guide is an architect for the City of Buffalo and provided an interesting and informative tour of landmark buildings in Buffalo. You don't need to be a native of...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2016

We had cousins from California visiting Buffalo for the first time. While we are comfortable driving guests around the city, there is absolutely no substitute for a guided tour of Buffalo landmarks by Tim Tielman. The open-air concept is a comfortable way to travel around...More

1  Thank Thomas H
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience on the "Buffalo Whirlwind Tour" this past weekend. It was a gathering of our 1961 high school graduating class and capped off the weekend. Our guide, Tim Tielman, was very knowledgeable regarding the history, geology, geography and architecture of Buffalo....More

1  Thank formerflyer
Reviewed July 23, 2016

Despite growing up in Buffalo, I learned so much history and toured areas I've never seen before. Our guide, Paul Mcdonnell, was fantastic! He is an architect that knew so much information about Buffalo's history and the men that built this great city. Our tour...More

1  Thank KimRochester
Reviewed September 17, 2015

Hosted a customer event on the Open-Air Autobus and our guests were blown away. Tim Tielman was our guide, he was thorough, knowledgeable,humorous and very professional. The open-air concept offers a unique perspective to enjoy all the amazing architecture our city has to offer...

2  Thank Mike E
Reviewed August 28, 2015

Great trip --Paul, our guide, was informative and entertaining!!! Learned a lot about the history of the area and the architecture!!!! Totally enjoyed the ride!!

2  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed August 16, 2015

We went on the Whirlwind Tour and it was great. Our guide Paul was amazing with everything he knows about the architecture of Buffalo. I would do this tour again. On it says 90 minutes but we were gone just about 2 hours. Well worth...More

3  Thank Sandy V
Reviewed August 3, 2015

The tour shows you all the best architecture of the city alongwith its history and fine details which are made very interesting by the vigor, passion and knowledge of the guide. They know what they are doing. They show you the buildings, downtown, churches, canal...More

1  Thank Sandz_Tripper
Reviewed July 19, 2015

I have lived in Buffalo my whole life, yet I didnt know or see 90% of what I saw today on the tour. I learned SO much from taking this tour with Paul. Paul really knows his stuff. From the architecture to the history, to...More

4  Thank seashell0412
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Jeanne Z
February 1, 2017|
Response from 838frontdesk | Property representative |
Hello Jeanne, Thank you for contacting us! The Open Air Autobus public touring schedule begins on the first weekend of July every year. Pick up location for 2017 is Elmwood Avenue at Potomac Avenue.