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Elmwood Village
Elmwood Village

Buffalo consists of 32 different neighborhoods, over an area of 52 sq. mi The following is a list of neighborhoods defined by the University at Buffalo.


Black Rock

See also Market Square Historic District.


Central Park

Cold Springs

Delaware District

See also Delaware Avenue Historic District.


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

East Side

Elmwood Strip

The American Planning Association named the Elmwood Village neighborhood in Buffalo one of ten Great Neighborhoods in 2007. Elmwood Village 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 Ward

Fruit Belt

Hamlin Park

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

Humboldt Park



Kensington Heights

Lower West Side

See West Village Historic District.

Masten Park

North Buffalo

North Park


See Parkside East Historic District and Parkside West Historic District.



Schiller Park

South Buffalo

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.

Vernon Triangle

West Side


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

Willert Park

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