Ferris’ dramatic illustrations are also mentioned by Elizabeth Licata, local author and Buffalo Spree editor, in “The Wildest City Hall in the U.S.,” an entry in her quirky new book, Secret Buffalo: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful and Obscure. Licata encourages people to see what’s inside the building for themselves, noting Common Council meetings are open to the public and there are weekly tours expected to resume after the pandemic recedes.