Olmsted parks

Buffalo History Museum

The Buffalo History Museum has broken ground on the first phase of a $2 million restoration project.

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Visitors to Buffalo’s History Museum and Delaware Park will notice some upgrades to the Museum’s long since sealed portico entrance.

Francesca Bond

Tucked away behind the Buffalo Museum of Science on Buffalo’s East Side is a quaint cottage garden in need of attention. State Senator Tim Kennedy, whose district contains about half of Buffalo's Olmsted parks, has secured $110,000 in state funding for the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy to repair the garden landscape.

Buffalo parks rank 40th in national survey

May 20, 2015
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy

Buffalo ranks among the middle of the pack in a newly released survey of park systems in the nation's largest cities.


Visitors to Riverside Park in Buffalo next summer will see a redesigned landscape that fits the vision of renowned architect Frederick Law Olmsted.