The late Austin M. Fox was an architectural historian and head
of the English Department at Nichols School. During his rich
life, Fox wrote extensively about the architecture and history of
Western New York and the Niagara Frontier.
In addition to three books, he had numerous features printed
in Buffalo Spree magazine. He was also one of the
editors of Buffalo Architecture: A Guide and editor of Erie
County's Architectural Legacy.
Additionally, Fox was a former chairman of the City of Buffalo
Preservation Board and of the Landmark Society of the Niagara
Frontier. He earned a BA from Union College and an MA from