Travel Guide

Buffalo, New York


Elmwood Village


Elmwood Village is located along Elmwood Avenue and has been rated as the “10 Great Neighborhoods in America” by the American Planning Association. The neighborhood is close to Downtown Buffalo and is a vibrant and livable district with a welcoming atmosphere. Elmwood Village is not only a thriving residential neighborhood but also a flourishing commercial district with a vibrant economy. For residents and visitors, the neighborhood features plenty of amenities including shops, cafes, restaurants, entertainment, and urban parks. Therefore it is not surprising that Elmwood Village is a sought after residential neighborhood in Buffalo.

Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo (New York State)

Elmwood Avenue by Andre Carrotflower

Places to visit include Delaware Park, Buffalo’s central park featuring a meadow, ravine, lake, forests, and picnic areas covering 376 acres (152 hectares). The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is located on the western edge of Delaware Park and features works by modern and contemporary artists including post-war American and European art. The Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society is devoted to the history of the region and housed in an early 20th century building in the park’s northern edge. Another art gallery is the Burchfield Penney Art Center, home to 7,500 collections by more than 600 artists.
Elmwood Village, Buffalo (New York State)

Church in Elmwood Village by Pubdog

Elmwood Avenue is home to a variety of shops, many of which are small independently-owned stores or part of local chains. Stores here include fashion boutiques, jewelry stores, book stores, antique stores, sporting goods, gift shops, and art galleries. From mid-May to mid-December, there is a farmers market held every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The market in Elmwood Village is well-known for offering a variety of fresh produce from the region. Elmwood Village also offers plenty of dining options including delis, cafes, and restaurants ranging from American to ethnic establishments.
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