Margaret L. Wendt Archive & Resource Center

Forest Lawn Cemetery

The Margaret L. Wendt Archive & Resource Center located on the grounds of Forest Lawn Cemetery at 1990 Main St. in Buffalo, NY serves as an orientation venue for Forest Lawn’s acclaimed cemetery tours and as a multi-use event space for Forest Lawn’s annual event calendar.
The building and site were designed by Schneider Architectural Services, PC and placed in service in 2014. The building is a free standing, two story structure that also serves as the archival storage facility for Forest Lawn’s 1.2 million historic documents and over 350,000 individual family records. The archival storage features climate-controlled storage environments and redundant fire protection and fire suppression systems. The 4,400 square foot building also houses a campus gift shop and administrative offices.