A bespoke Buffalo experience.
Tucked along a bustling thoroughfare in the heart of Buffalo, The Mansion’s grand residential countenance and lush city gardens offer a serene yet immersive urban escape steps away from great restaurants, theater, and more. After a day or evening attending to business or exploring the culture and history of our beloved city, Guests are invited to take respite among our grounds, salons, and common spaces for a transportive downtown experience.
Our butlers are trained in traditional and contemporary service modalities to effectively anticipate and respond to a guest’s every need—from making a restaurant reservation and crafting you the perfect pre-dinner cocktail to pressing your clothes or curating a one-of-a-kind private excursion.
Classic architecture, international cuisine, adventurous activities and serious art: This Western New York city is blossoming. 36 Hours in Buffalo.
The Mansion on Delaware Avenue is conveniently nestled in downtown Buffalo, a quick walk away from the Queen City’s most active neighborhoods.
Allentown parades a unique bohemian vibe, humming with creative energy you won’t find anywhere else in the city. Lined with local galleries, historic architecture, craft cocktail bars, live music, and wall-sized public murals, Allentown is the heartbeat of Buffalo’s arts and culture scene. Home to the city’s largest art festival, The Allentown Art Festival is an impressive spectacle of local and regional artists, vendors, and craftsman that bring new life to the neighborhood each summer.
Eclectic local restaurants and bars dub this neighborhood the essential nightlife experience in Buffalo. Grab a seat for happy hour at Billy Club, an intimate craft cocktail bar; stop by Gabriel’s Gate for authentic Buffalo chicken wings, or have one of the best burgers in the city alongside a cold pint of locally crafted beer. Endless options for nights of enticing adventure that can last until the early morning sun.
The best of city shopping begins just blocks from The Mansion in the Elmwood Village. The main thoroughfare, Elmwood Avenue, is a funky yet chic strip of mostly independent, home-grown shops, boutiques, restaurants and bars. Dozens of locally-owned shops line Elmwood Avenue with open-air cafes and restaurants nestled in between. Bidwell Park, a historic Olmsted Parkway, stretches centrally across Elmwood Avenue, connecting east and west points of The Elmwood Village. In the summer and fall months, Bidwell Park is home to the Elmwood Village Farmer’s Market - a Saturday morning ritual for most city residents. Find local produce, flowers, crafts, and more at this bustling market.
The Elmwood Village is just a few blocks away from the city’s museum corridor featuring the world-renowned Albright Knox Art Gallery, The Buffalo History Museum, and The Burchfield Penney Art Center.
The bustling downtown corridor is just steps away from The Mansion on Delaware Avenue. With vibrant energy in a historic setting, there is something to explore for everyone. From the renowned theater scene and world-class museums to local breweries and eateries, downtown Buffalo has a vibrant pulse set among beautiful historic architecture. Take a seat at Shea’s Performing Arts Center for a stunning broadway show, or take the family for a day of adventure at The Buffalo Science Museum. Take your pick of indulgent cuisines as you choose between Buffalo’s best restaurants, all lining the historic downtown streets. Discover live music around every corner at unique venues or bars, hosting both touring and local acts.
Buffalo Medical Corridor.
A large piece of Buffalo’s revitalization, the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC). Just steps away from The Mansion, the campus spans 120 acres featuring nearly 9 million sq. ft. of clinical, research, office, and development space. This exciting development has placed Buffalo on an international stage for medical research and is a thriving economic driver for the community. As BNMC continues to develop and grow, walkability, sustainability, and the surrounding community play a big role in each phase of development.
Canalside is at the heart of downtown Buffalo's waterfront revitalization, hosting hundreds of events throughout the year, many of which are free or low-cost to the public. You'll find concerts and festivals, summer fitness classes and ice skating, artisan craft markets, children's programming, history tours, and outdoor winter activities all set upon the beautiful waterfront.
Home to 4 floors and 43,000 square feet of child-led play, the Explore and More Children’s Museum sits proudly in the center of Canalside. A few blocks away you’ll find the KeyBank Center, home to the beloved Buffalo Sabres hockey team, as well as the hub for nationally touring concerts, comedy acts and more. No matter the age group in your family or group, Canalside offers activities for everyone.
Just beyond The Elmwood Village on Buffalo’s West Side lies the Five Points Neighborhood. This growing community is bustling with diverse small businesses from clothing and scratch bakeries to an outdoor urban garden and plant shop. Modern wine and coffee bars sit among residential streets, as well as some of Buffalo’s best restaurants like Left Bank and Las Puertas. As Buffalo continues to renovate and revitalize, so does Five Points. Eclectic new businesses are slated to open in this exciting community during the coming months.
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