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Buffalo, New York is the state’s second largest city, and it boasts a thriving downtown that combines city government buildings with arts and sports venues, commercial sites, and residential areas. Adjacent to LaSalle Park and Interstate 190 is the neighborhood of Columbus. A downtown bordering neighborhood, Columbus is a mix of apartments, town homes, schools, and shopping.
The Columbus neighborhood lies in Buffalo’s 14201 zip code. It is in the heart of the city with the Buffalo City Hall located at the neighborhood’s eastern edge. Residents in Columbus are within walking distance of retail shopping, dining, churches, and the post office located on West Genessee Street.
The city’s public bus system, Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) runs along several Columbus streets. The Waterfront Health Care Center is on the northern edge of the neighborhood, accessible by public transportation. Residents can also use the bus system to read City Hall, the courthouse, and Niagara Square Park. Niagara Square is the center of downtown Buffalo. Adjacent to the park is the city’s Convention Center.
LaSalle Park, which is located on the west side of the Columbus neighborhood, is the city’s largest waterfront park. In addition to its off-leash dog park, it features facilities for several sports including soccer, baseball, softball, and football. There is a playground and amphitheater, as well as paths for cycling, jogging, and walking. Its waterfront path is part of the Riverwalk system. LaSalle Park is home to the historic Ward Pumping Station.
Columbus is minutes north of Coca Cola Field located on Washington Street. This stadium is home to the Buffalo Bisons, a Triple-A Minor League Baseball team. Coca Cola Field is one of Minor League Baseball’s largest stadiums, seating more than 18,000 fans. To the east of the stadium is the city’s JFK Recreation Center. The recreation center offers indoor facilities for various sports and activities, such as after-school programs.