Monday, February 25, 2013

Schedule of New (Spring 2013) Westcott Sunday Walking Tours

 Syracuse, NY. 200 Scottholm Blvd.  Photo Samuel D. Gruber 2012

Schedule of New (Spring 2013) Westcott Sundays Walking Tours

I am happy to post the schedule for four upcoming (free!) walking tours of Syracuse's Eastside in areas that are part of the greater Westcott Neighborhood.  This spring I'll repeat the tour of Scottholm given last fall, and offer three entirely new tours.

As always, these tours are the result of research and discovery - in progress - and that means a "repeat" tour may be substantially different than a previous version.  I also rely on information and stories from longtime neighborhood residents and property owners - as well as those raised in the neighborhood who have moved away.  If you have information about your house or the neighborhood in general that you would like to share, please let me know.

Syracuse, NY 623 Euclid Ave. Photo: Samuel D. Gruber 2012

Here are new tours:

Architectural and History Walking Tours 
with architectural historian Sam Gruber

March 24: Scottholm: Syracuse's Newest Historic District (reprise, no rain date)
Start point: E. Genesee St. & Scottholm Blvd.

April 7: West of Westcott: Euclid & Clarendon Aves. and Adjoining Streets (raindate April 14) Start point: Westcott Community Center (Westcott St. and Euclid Ave.)

April 28: Architecture & Landscape: The Berkeley Park Historic District (raindate, May 5) Start point: Ed Smith School (Broad St. & Lancaster Ave.)

June 1 (Saturday): Westcott's England: Westminster, Buckingham, Kensington & Lancaster Neighborhood (raindate June 2)  NB this is a Saturday tour.

Start point: Westcott Community Center (Westcott St. and Euclid Ave.)

 Syracuse, NY Maryland Ave. Photo: Samuel D. Gruber 2012

All tours are free of charge and begin at 1:00 pm and last approximately 2 hours. For more info contact WeNA at or 440-9341

Sponsored by the Westcott Neighborhood Association (WeNA) with financial support from
University Neighborhood Service Agreement Advisory Committee (UNSAAC)

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