In 2010, after a decade of working finance in Manhattan,
Ryan Osborne was ready to return to Buffalo. He began hunting for a home that would give him what he’d been missing:
a front porch, a garden, and his friends and extended family. An online listing for a 5,600, square-foot Victorian house
built in 1890 caught his eye, and then his friend, Tim, sent
him the same one. It was on the west side, near where he
grew up, and in need of repairs–and renovations–from top to
bottom. He checked it out.
By NANCY J. PARISI