Christopher Payne Talk: J. L. Silsbee, Syracuse, and the Arts & Crafts Movement

July 9, 2022
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Christopher Payne Talk on Joseph Lyman Silsbee In this detailed and fascinating illustrated talk noted Silsbee research Christopher Payne digs deep into Silsbee early career in Syracuse and discusses his many projects and patrons in the “Salt City,” and also introduces us to many of the artisans and craftsman who carved the stone and fashioned […]

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New Video About Oak Street Bungalows

November 17, 2021
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Sam Gruber has finished up his walking tours for the season, but he and Jay Lurie have made another Arts & Crafts Society of Central New York video, this one about three charming houses on Oak Street…Enjoy!

ACSCNY Visits “Colors of Keck”

November 1, 2021
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A big thank you to our Board member Bob Searing, Curator of History at the Onondaga Historical Association for giving ACSCNY members a talk and tour of the Color of Keck exhibition. It was a treat to have Keck-expert Cleota Reed and acclaimed art historian husband David Tatum there as well. As a surprise highlight, […]

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2021 Tour Season Ends With Robineau Road Ramble

November 1, 2021
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We finished up our 2021 outdoor Arts & Crafts Neighborhood Walking Tour series with a return to Strathmore Drive and Robineau Road. Sam Gruber dug a little deeper into the history and we looked at a few different houses than before – but we’ve only scratched the surface of the Arts & Crafts impact on […]

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Video About Restored Ward Wellington Ward-Designed Morgan Dunne House

September 21, 2021
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Morgan Dunne House Join us for this look at the restored Morgan Dunne House on Allen Street in Syracuse. The house, designed by Ward Wellington Ward in 1914 was recently beautifully restored by ACSCNY member Norman Roth and University Hill Realty.

ACSCNY Video About Concord Place

September 21, 2021
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Concord Place Arts & Crafts After coming on some of our walking tours, filmmaker Jay Lurie has begun to make some videos about CNY architecture. Here are Jay and Sam Gruber on Concord Place after the recent Allen Street tour. They also spoke and filmed in a few other neighborhood locations – so stay tuned. […]

Sedgwick Walking Tour July 25, 4-6 pm

July 18, 2021
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In Central New York? Come join us for our next walking tour on Sunday, July 25, from 4-6 p.m in Syracuse’s poshest neighborhood – Sedgwick. We’ll be walking several blocks of Brattle Road and Sedgwick Drive and talking about the tastes in architect-designed homes in the 1920s. We’ll be looking at early 20th-century houses designed […]

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TOUR RESCHEDULED

June 27, 2021
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Due to expected intense heat tomorrow (June 27) our Robineau Road Walking Tour has been rescheduled to Sunday, July 11, at 4 pm. Same place. See you then!

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Walking Tours Are Back!

June 24, 2021
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Arts & Crafts Architecture Neighborhood Walking Tour:  Strathmore Drive and Robineau Road Join The Arts & Crafts Society of CNY and architectural historian Sam Gruber on a walking tour of the Arts & Crafts Movement houses of the Strathmore neighborhood and especially Robineau Road. We’ll look at more than a dozen Arts & Crafts period […]

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Watch Sam Gruber Illustrated Lecture About Ward Wellington Ward Houses

April 11, 2021
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Watch ACSCNY president and architectural historian talk about the Syracuse houses designed by Ward Wellington Ward. In this richly illustrated presentation Dr. Gruber provides a pandemic overview of the WWW city properties in what he has been calling this past year “(WW) Warding off the virus.” Sam has been posting regularly about Ward houses on […]

Celebrating Adelaide Alsop Robineau

March 5, 2021
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This month we are celebrating Women’s History Month Celebrated ceramicist Adelaide Alsop Robineau (1865–1929) was the pride of Syracuse. If you are a Syracuse pothead then you love Robineau’s Scarab Vase, a piece that has pride of place in the superb Everson Museum of Art’s Ceramics Collection. Now the Everson has created a lovely little […]

Celebrating Irene Sargent

March 5, 2021
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This month we are celebrating Women’s History Month! Today we remember historian, writer, editor, educator, and taste-make Irene Sargent (1852-1932). Sargent was one of the founders of the CNY Arts & Crafts movement and the primary mover, shaker, editor, and writer of the Craftsman Magazine for its first several years. She wrote almost the entire […]

Join Us on Zoom for 2021 Winter Party (& 2020 Annual Members Meeting)

February 18, 2021
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We’re combining our business meeting for 2020 and our annual Winter Party in one Zoom gathering. Join us Sunday the 28th. We have 5 great new Board members to introduce, and lots of reports of good things happening …since we’ve been pretty much in hibernation since we last gathered for two events last March, we […]

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Upcoming Lecture April 14: Arts & Crafts Movement Influence in the Greater Westcott Neighborhood

April 3, 2019
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Join us for a lecture by architectural historian and ACSCNY president Sam Gruber on the Arts & Crafts Movement Influence in the Greater Westcott Neighborhood. Sunday April 14, 3:00 pm Westcott Community Center, 826 Euclid Ave, Syracuse It is well known that Gustav Stickley lived on Columbus Avenue and that the Gustav Stickley House was […]

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Gustav Stickley House Restoration Phase I Complete: A Very Happy Day!

June 29, 2018
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A great event yesterday (June 28, 2018) celebrating the completion of the first phase of the Stickley House restoration and after more than 20 years, lots of smiles. Many members of the Arts & Crafts Society of Central New played a role in this and were in attendance, along with elected officials, organization heads, and […]

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