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Getting to Campus.

Located in the heart of Buffalo, New York, the Richardson Olmsted Campus connects diverse surrounding communities—the West Side, North Buffalo, Buffalo State College, and the Elmwood Village. Whether you’re coming by car, bus, or bike, it’s easy to get here and find your way around.

Campus map
Secondary entrance off of Buffalo State’s campus
The iconic towers and main building
Visitor Lot 1
Visitor Lot 2
Parallel parking available here
Reddy Bike Station
Parallel parking available here
Road Closed for Repair

Where to park.

The Richardson Olmsted Campus offers ample parking for cars in areas designated on the map.

Guests visiting Lipsey Architecture Center Buffalo are invited to park in the lots on the north side of the Richardson, which is accessible via Rockwell Road off of Elmwood Avenue. Wheelchair accessible parking is also available in these lots.

Guests visiting the Richardson for a tour or simply to explore are encouraged to park along the southwestern portion of the South Lawn semicircular roadway on the Forest Avenue side of the Towers Building. Free on-street parking can be found on Forest Avenue, Richmond Avenue, and surrounding side streets.

Guests visiting by bike will find bike racks at both the front and rear of the Towers Building.

Guests visiting by car can use our main entrance at 444 Forest Ave., Buffalo 14213.

Accessibility information.

The Towers Building and two flanking buildings of the Richardson Olmsted Campus include restrooms, galleries, conference rooms, and event spaces are accessible to guests in wheelchairs, with standard elevators available for all guests who wish to travel to higher floors without using the stairs.

Key for campus map

While you’re here.

The Richardson is surrounded by some of Buffalo’s most prized cultural and architectural sites and places for outdoor fun. As you plan your visit, be sure to make time to go off campus to get to know the city through some of these gems that are just a short walk, bike, or car ride away.