• The University Heights is home to many unique and interesting public spaces. The "Gardens along the Median" showcase the Minnesota Avenue Block Club's passion to beautify their street.
  • Did you know University Heights is home to the third largest art gallery in the City of Buffalo? Visit UB's Anderson Gallery for FREE!

Our Mission

To maintain and enhance the quality of life within the University Heights by working with residents, property owners, block clubs, UB staff and students, law enforcement, business owners and elected officials in order to coordinate and develop resources and responsibilities within the community.


The University Heights is a unique, diverse, and affordable community located in the northeast corner of Buffalo. The Heights has seen incredible change since it’s original development in the early 20th century. It remains a highly walkable and dynamic neighborhood, with vibrant commercial districts filled with local small businesses, an eclectic mix of historic homes, a multitude of parks, and access to public transit.

Get Involved

The UHC is an umbrella organizations for the many block clubs in the neighborhood as well as acting as a sponsor for the Capen Garden Walk, University Community Farmers Market, and the University Heights Tool Library. Learn how you can get involved with these and other neighborhood initiatives.

News & Events

UB Anderson Gallery Opening Receptions

August 27, 2015
Come celebrate the new exhibitions opening at UB Anderson Gallery this fall on Friday, September 11th from 7-9PM at the UB Anderson Gallery located at One Martha Jackson Place. Robert De Niro, Sr. and Irving Feldman: Painter and Poet at UB in the Late 1960s Barbara Insalaco: Industrial Buffalo Eliel + Eero Saarinen: Kleinhans Music Hall. […]
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REMINDER: Workday in Tyler St. Community Garden Moved to Wednesday, August 26th

August 24, 2015
Reminder: the workday in the Tyler Street Community Garden has been moved to Wednesday, August 26th from 1pm-4pm.  We’ll be working with UB students to weed, deadhead, and perform maintenance on the all of the beds and surrounding landscape. Anyone is welcome to join in on the collaboration for a few hours or the full […]
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ReTree the District Pruning and Stewardship Workshops

August 9, 2015
Join us as we canvas the streets from Phase I & Phase II of ReTree the District to assess, restake, retie and prune the 435 trees that were planted over the past fall and spring. NO SKILLZ REQUIRED; WE WILL TRAIN! Garden Guru Caesandra Seawall and volunteers from the Tool Library will be on site for […]
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Dead Zone Collective Gallery

July 29, 2015
The Dead Zone Collective will be hosting their first group art show is Friday, July 31st from  6pm-10pm at the University Heights CoLab. These talented local artists will have their pieces on display for the month of August where the public will be able to visit the gallery during the regularly scheduled Tool Library hours.
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UDCDA Home Repair Program NOW OPEN!

July 23, 2015
The University District Community Development Association (UDCDA) is excited to announce that the application period is now open for a $200,000 grant they received from the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York (FHLBNY) thanks to Evans Bank. Up to 20 homeowners will be able to apply for critical home repairs through this grant. The UDCDA is […]
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