The neighborhood of Kensington is situated in the city of Buffalo, New York.
The character of Kensington is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. Parks are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to explore, which makes it easy to get to them. This part of Buffalo is also reasonably good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as the streets are usually peaceful.
In Kensington, around 45% of the dwellings are single detached homes, and small apartment buildings and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. Most homes in this neighborhood were built pre-1960, during its biggest housing boom. This area has quite a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by renters while the rest are occupied by owners.
Residents will welcome that wherever their property is situated in Kensington, primary as well as high schools are close by. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. In terms of food, the closest grocery store in Kensington is usually only a very short walk away. Residents benefit from a few restaurants and cafes as well.
Walking is practical for property owners in this part of Buffalo; running common errands is easy. The preferred transportation option in Kensington is often a car. It is easy to come across a place to park. In contrast, the public transit service in this part of the city is rather limited. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighborhood, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby.