When the Broadway Fillmore neighborhood is thriving and revitalized then we will know that Buffalo is truly back.
Buffalo’s story is complex and complicated. It is a story of injustice against native americans, European migration, industrialization, economic rise and fall, racial segregation and discrimination , white flight, refugees and more recently of revitalization and hope of a better and more just city. The Broadway Fillmore neighborhood embodies the Buffalo story in unique ways. When this neighborhood is thriving again only then can we say that Buffalo has come back.