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Parkside residents and visitors looking for diversion do not have far to go. Whether you want to see a newborn gorilla, an original Monet, a jazz concert on a summer Sunday afternoon, or a Shakespearean play from a blanket on the grass, or just walk with your best canine friend around a park teaming with joggers, basketball and softball players and other walkers, it's all within walking distance or a 5-minute ride in this urban neighborhood adjacent to Buffalo's Delaware Park.
Some of Parkside's own landmarks include:
- Central Presbyterian Church, 2430 Main Street (1911)
- Pierce-Arrow Showroom, now Greater Buffalo Savings Bank, 2421 Main Street (1929)
- Belt Line Railroad, Central Park Station, Watchman's Tower, and Stables (Amherst at Starin, c. 1890)
- Ford Motor Company, 2495 Main Street (1913)
- Washington Russell House, 2540 Main Street (1841)
- Willowlawn (barns of the original estate; 1864)
- Bagnell House, 273 Crescent Ave.
- Northrup Barns, 280 Crescent Ave. (1870)
- Sinclair House, 94 Jewett Parkway (1909-1911)
- William Sydney Wicks House, 124 Jewett Parkway (1890)
- Wicks Carriage House, 60 Summit Ave. (1890)
- Black Houses, 43 and 56 Summit Ave.
- Best Friends movie set, 45 Summit Ave.
- Hens House, 29 Summit Ave.
- The Darwin D. Martin House Complex: Gardener's Cottage, 285 Woodward; Darwin D. Martin House, 125 Jewett Parkway; George F. Barton House, 118 Summit Ave. (1903-1906)
- Swiss Chalet, 113 Summit Ave. (c. 1901)
- Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 96 Jewett Parkway (1890)
- Max G. Beirel House, 104 Robie
- Walter V. Davidson House, 57 Tillinghast off Parkside (1908)
- St. Mark's Roman Catholic Church, 401 Woodward (1914)
- Parkside Unitarian Church, 1659 Amherst St. (1897 - formerly the Fairfield library)