Neighborhoods of Buffalo, New York

Buffalo consists of 31 different neighborhoods, over an area of 52 sq. mi The following is a list of neighborhoods defined by the University at Buffalo.[1]

Elmwood Village


Black RockEdit

See also Market Square Historic District.


Central ParkEdit

Cold SpringsEdit

Delaware DistrictEdit

See also Delaware Avenue Historic District.


See J.N. Adam-AM&A Historic District; Canalside District, Buffalo; Buffalo Theater District

East SideEdit

Elmwood StripEdit

The American Planning Association named the Elmwood Village neighborhood in Buffalo one of ten Great Neighborhoods in 2007.[2] Elmwood Village[3] is a pedestrian-oriented, mixed use neighborhood with hundreds of small, locally owned boutiques, shops, restaurants, and cafes. The neighborhood is located to the south of Buffalo State College.

See also Elmwood Historic District–West.


First WardEdit

Fruit Belt (Medical Park)Edit

Hamlin ParkEdit

The Hamlin Park Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013.[4]

Hospital HillEdit

Humboldt ParkEdit



Lower West SideEdit

See West Village Historic District and Fargo Estate Historic District.

Masten ParkEdit

North BuffaloEdit

North ParkEdit


See Parkside East Historic District and Parkside West Historic District.



Schiller ParkEdit

South BuffaloEdit

South Buffalo, which was split by the construction of Interstate 190 during the 1950s, is troubled by the presence of a concrete crushing facility which is grandfathered in as a pre-existing use, while dust and truck traffic from the facility strongly affect residences in the neighborhood.[5]

University DistrictEdit

University HeightsEdit

Vernon TriangleEdit

West SideEdit

See also Fargo Estate Historic District, West Village Historic District.

Willert ParkEdit


  1. ^ "City of Buffalo - Neighborhoods". Archived from the original on 2015-09-26. Retrieved 2015-09-26.
  2. ^ "American Planning Association". Retrieved October 4, 2007 Archived October 11, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Forever Elmwood – The Elmwood Village Association". Archived from the original on August 10, 2013. Retrieved August 1, 2013.
  4. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 7/08/13 through 7/12/13. National Park Service. 2013-07-19.
  5. ^ "Buffalo’s decade-long dust bowl" article by Dan Telvock in Investigative Post April 3, 2014 Archived April 7, 2014, at the Wayback Machine