The Crogen Building has been demolished

The Crogen Building, formerly located at 945 East Genesee Street, this three-story brick structure originally included four stores on the ground floor with apartments...

205-207 Glenwood Avenue

Pictured is 205-207 Glenwood Avenue, former home of Anastasios and Aspasia Constas. Born in 1886, Anastasios was a native of Greece who had moved...

434 Whittier Avenue

Pictured is 434 Whittier Avenue, former home of Genevieve Quigley Dawson. Genevieve was a lifelong resident of Syracuse; born in 1896, she graduated from...

Syracuse Parks Centennial: The history of Kirk Park

Kirk Park, located on the Southside of Syracuse, was originally known as Kirkwood Driving Park. Kirkwood Driving Park was the center of horse racing,...

Hollywood star Mitchell Lewis never forgot Syracuse, or his mother

Pictured is the tombstone of Rosa Lewis as it sits in Woodlawn Cemetery on Grant Boulevard. Born in 1846, Rosa moved to Syracuse around...

Happy Coach Jim Boeheim Day

In 2002, former Mayor Matt Driscoll proclaimed February 24th Coach Jim Boeheim Day in the City of Syracuse. This honor was bestowed upon Coach...

Linda Hull Larned, the expert on household etiquette who published 8 books in the...

Pictured is the grave marker of Linda Hull Larned as it sits in Oakwood Cemetery. Born in 1853, Linda was prominent in Syracuse social...

The house that Ian Nitschke and Walda Metcalf saved

Pictured is 1010 East Washington, former home of Henry Ignatius Fiesinger. Built in 1873, Fiesinger purchased the land on which it sits in 1864 and...

402 East Castle Street

Pictured is 402 East Castle Street, former home of Rev. Luman Grant. Luman was born in 1847 in the town of Geddes, the son...

See the postcard that depicts Forman Park in 1911

Pictured is Forman Park alongside a postcard depicting the park that was postmarked in 1911. Originally named Forman Square, the park was dedicated in...

211 Green Street

Pictured is 211 Green Street, former home of Mary Cuyler Kasson. Mary was born in 1868 and was prominent in social circles throughout Syracuse....

Syracuse Parks Centennial: The history of Lincoln Park

Once known as “Williams Hill,” Lincoln Park was created when the city of Syracuse purchased 20 acres of land east of Teall Avenue, nestled...

Made of white bronze, hollow tombstones remain in Oakwood Cemetery

Pictured is the tombstone of Dr. David Terry as it lays in Oakwood Cemetery. Terry was born in Trenton, New York where he practiced...

Why an illustration of renowned author David Foster Wallace hangs in a local grocery...

Pictured is 618 Kensington Road, home of the Syracuse Real Food Co-op. Formed in 1972, Jameelah Oxedine, formerly of the Post-Standard, wrote that the...

116 Coleridge Avenue

Pictured is 116 Coleridge Avenue, former home of Joseph W. Dawson, once a prominent contractor and president of the Dawson Brothers Construction Company. Born...

Unique street signs of Syracuse (part 2)

At the beginning of January I posted a story highlighting some of the unique street signs I had recently seen in Syracuse (link to...

One last look at the former Brennan Motor complex, slated for demolition today

Pictured is the former Brennan Motor complex, a total of four buildings with the earliest structure being built during the beginning of the Erie Canal-era....

City of Syracuse Parks Department celebrates its 100th anniversary

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the city's Parks Department. With over 170 parks covering over 1,000 acres of land located within the...

30 years ago, one of Syracuse’s most popular radio station broadcasted out of an...

Originally constructed as a firehouse for the Westside of Syracuse, 1022 Willis Avenue served its purpose until 1971, when the city closed the building...

Construction of the Civic Center (photos)

Pictured are photos of the construction of the Civic Center from 1975. The pictures were provided by Greg Lewis of Fayetteville, New York, who...