Welcome to Larkinville

There is much to see and do in Larkinville beyond Larkin Square.

Click here for a history of the district, once known as The Hydraulics and later the home of The Larkin Soap Company. Today the district is affectionately referred to as “Larkinville”. Larkinville is a mixed use community home to commerical office space, residential, restaurants, retail, manufacturing, including two breweries and two distilleries. Larkin Development Group has been leading the way with the redevelopment of Larkinville.

For information on locating your business in Larkinville, visit LarkinDG.com or contact
Leslie Zemsky LeslieZ@larkinsquare.com

The Larkin at Exchange Building – 726 Exchange Street
A class A commercial office building with a first floor open to the public
with the following amenities:

  • The Chautauqua Cafe – open for breakfast and lunch.
    Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 2:00 pm
  • Tim Horton’s Cafe Express
    Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Larkin Convenience Store
    Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Larkin District Salon – a full service hair salon.
    Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Call 716-852-1001
  • Sweet Home Childcare Center – operated by the Valley Community Association.
    Call 716-819-2870
  • KeyBank Branch
    Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (Branch)
    ATM Open 24hrs Everyday
  • Downtown Graphics, a full service printing company
    Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm 716-852-8403
  • Special Events:
    Larkin Exchange Building special events include vendor markets, blood drives, flu shots, art displays, and more presented throughout the year.


Nearby Establishments

The Filling Station
The original 1930’s Larkin Company Filling Station #6 has been retrofitted to accommodate a contemporary, casual lunch restaurant.
Open Monday – Friday, 11:00am – 3:00pm

The Hydraulic Hearth Restaurant & Brewery
Featuring brick-oven pizzas, a seasonal beer garden, Community Beer Works Satellite Brewery, located across the street from Larkin Square at 716 Swan Street.
Open Tuesday – Saturday, 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm

(716) GAL-LERY
Buffalo’s smallest art gallery located inside the Hydraulic Hearth

Swan Street Diner
Restored 1937 Sterling diner serving up breakfast and lunch across the street from Larkin Square at 700 Swan Street.
Open Tuesday – Sunday, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm

Flying Bison Brewery
Located at 840 Seneca Street
Open Thursday – Saturday, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Buffalo Distilling Company
Located at 860 Seneca Street
Open Thursday, Friday, 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Saturday 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Marinaro’s Larkin Tavern
Located at 131 Van Rensselaer Street
Open Monday – Saturday, 11 am – 4 am, open Sunday’s during NFL season