Buffalo is a magnet for art, architecture, history, culture, dining, and entertainment! We're located near popular attractions including Highmark Stadium, KeyBank Center, Shea's Performing Arts Center, and just a short drive away from Niagara Falls, NY and Canada. Experience Frank Lloyd Wright's stunning Darwin Martin House Complex and world-class modern art at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Explore the emerging Canalside waterfront district for a wide variety of festivals and events including the Allentown Art Festival, the Italian Festival, and Taste of Buffalo. From lovely botanical gardens and parks to a vast array of attractions and exciting tours, Buffalo, New York, offers visitors plenty to do and see.
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The Martin House Complex
The Martin House Complex (Buffalo, NY, 1903-05) embodies Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie House ideal and ranks as one of his most beautiful residential works. This complex designed for a Larkin Soap Company executive, Darwin D. Martin is a one-of-a-kind configuration consisting of the main Martin House, Barton House, a carriage house with chauffeur's quarters and stables, a glass-roofed conservatory connected to the main house by a 100-foot pergola, and a gardener's cottage. Take a tour and explore the buildings, landscape, and a vast collection of art glass and furnishings, all designed by Wright, which together form an integrated architectural masterpiece.
Shea's Performing Arts Center
Shea's Performing Arts Center is a property consisting of three theaters in the downtown Buffalo Theatre District. You'll find Shea's Smith Theatre, Shea's 710 Theatre, and the crown jewel, Shea's Buffalo Theatre. Each venue boasts varying styles of performing arts, and whichever theatre you choose you'll be in for an excellent performance. See touring Broadway Shows, International collaborations, and local performances. You won't want to miss attending one of their productions!
Come together as a family for an unforgettable day that everyone will love at Canalside! Catch a ride on a double-decker tour bus, build sandcastles, play lawn games, ride a surrey bike along the Independent Health Wellness Trail, or set sail together to get out on the water. You'll find concerts and festivals, summer fitness classes, history tours, as well as outdoor winter activities. With so much to do, everyone in the family wins!
Things to Do
- Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site 0.3 mi
- Shea's Performing Arts Center 0.6 mi
- Buffalo Niagara Convention Center 0.8 mi
- Canalside Buffalo 1.7 mi
- Albright-Knox Art Gallery 2.8 mi
- Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex 4.8 mi
- The Buffalo Zoo 4.8 mi
- Niagara Falls, NY 19.8 mi
- Niagara Falls, Canada 23.2 mi
- Allen Burger Venture 0.2 mi
- Cantina Loco 0.2 mi
- Billy Club 0.3 mi
- Risa's 0.4 mi
- Bacchus Wine Bar & Restaurant 0.6 mi
- Raclettes 0.8 mi
- Big Ditch Brewing Company 1.0 mi
- The Black Sheep Restaurant & Bar 1.2 mi
- Hutch's 1.7 mi
- Mulberry Italian Ristorante 7.7 mi
- Children's Hospital 0.4 mi
Buffalo General Hospital 0.6 mi
- Roswell Park Cancer Institute 0.6 mi
Sisters of Charity Hospital 4.1 mi
- Erie County Medical Center 4.5 mi
- D’Youville College 1.3 mi
- Buffalo State College 2.4 mi
Canisius College 2.4 mi
Medaille College 4.3 mi
- Erie Community College 12.2 mi
University at Buffalo 13.0 mi