About the Neighborhood

Neighborhood History

It’s hard to imagine Allentown as anything but the lively, colorful neighborhood that it is today. Ask any Buffalo resident and they’ll tell you that Allentown is known for its community of artists, walkable neighborhood filled with dining, galleries, and retail shops, as well as residents who are committed to preserving its rich history.

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Residential Districts

There are many residential districts that make up the Allentown neighborhood. From Arlington Place — perhaps one of the most charming streets — to Irving Place, home to some of Allentown’s wealthiest residents, find detailed historical information about each residential district.

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Streets & Properties

Our Streets & Properties database breaks out every street in the Allentown neighborhood by property. Click on any street to learn about each property’s history, and view information and photos for each.

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Resources

Community & Preservation Resources

Allentown is a special place, designated a local preservation district in 1978 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. Allentown is one of the first and largest residential historic districts in the United States. The Allentown Association prides itself in offering helpful information to homeowners in Allentown.

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