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A walk down the sidewalks of Old Town in Buffalo takes residents to a breathtaking view of Strawberry Island at the mouth of Lake Erie. The Canadian border forms an invisible line, just a few thousand feet away. The neighborhood is in the 14207 ZIP code.
A mix of architecture reflects the diversity of Old Town. While newer, modern homes surround Old Town Park in the heart of this New York community, groups of older homes have large wooden porches with thick columns and steeply-pitched roofs. Niagara Street runs parallel to Interstate 190 and is just steps from a General Motors Power train manufacturing facility adjacent to the homes in Old Town.
The city of Buffalo boasts award-winning dining with an international flare. Downtown restaurants serve Italian, German, Indian, and Thai menus. There are also a wide variety of steakhouses, bars, and clubs with live entertainment.
Buffalo State College and the State University of New York influence the atmosphere of the Old Town community. Many residents are fans of the American Football League’s Buffalo Bills.
Fourteen miles north of Old Town is spectacular Niagara Falls, a true wonder of nature. Some 150,000 gallons of water drop every second from the lush, green ledges that form the falls that feed Lake Erie. One of the best-known tourist spots in North America, Niagara Falls remains a popular choice for honeymooners, photographers, and families on vacation.
Old Town residents can visit their choice of art galleries and shopping malls if they prefer indoor activities during Buffalo’s cold winters. During the summer months, the Buffalo Zoological Gardens is an appealing outdoor attraction. The 23-acre park has the third-oldest zoo in the United States and is dedicated to helping preserve and protect endangered species.