Also known as B.E.S.T. and Neighborhoods United, Bull’s Head is a crossroads near the bustle, history, and diversity of the West Main Street corridor.  An early addition to the neighborhood was an 1816 country public house that stood at the intersection of “Buffalo Street,” now West Main Street. “Bull’s Head Tavern” served as a rest stop for cattle drivers passing through. In 1857, Rochester’s first hospital, St. Mary’s Hospital (now Unity Health) began in a stable nearby..

Adjacent to Center City, the neighborhood offers easy access to the workplaces, culture, recreation, and goods and services of downtown, and within the neighborhood itself you’ll find a variety of friendly neighbors dedicated to the resurgence of this dynamic area.


Southwest Area Neighborhood Association 

Southwest Neighborhood Service Center 

Arnett Branch Library

Phillis Wheatley Community Library 

Danforth Community Center Seniors 

Campbell Street R-Center 

Roxie Ann Sinkler R-Center 

Neighborhoods are living breathing entities, which can change over time. Although we have tried to capture the essence of this area, the Coalition will be reviewing information twice a year to determine if any updates should be made. If you have suggestions for an update, please contact us and we will consider it at the next review.

Bull's Head

Events in Bull’s Head

Jul 14

ABC Streets Garden Walk!

July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm