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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 […]

ACSCNY Founder Cleota Reed to be Honored by Preservation Association of Central NY on October 23, 2019

October 11, 2019

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Come join CNY culture lovers and preservationists at the Annual Preservation Awards of the Preservation Association of Central New York, Wednesday, October 23 at 6 pm. Our own Cleota Reed will be receiving the Jasena Foley Education Award, and the restoration of the WWW-designed Morgan Dunne House will also be honored. ACSCNY is proud to […]

Join Us May 19th for Tour of Dorothy Riester Home and Studio at Stone Quarry Art Park

May 16, 2019

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Join the Arts & Crafts Society of CNY for visit to Stone Quarry Hill Art Park where we will tour the remarkable National Register listed house and studio of artist and visionary Dorothy Riester. Sunday, May 19th, 2 pm. stay all afternoon and enjoy the park! 3883 Stone Quarry Rd Cazenovia, New York 13035 Free […]

ACSCNY Panel About Wellington House

May 16, 2019

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Thanks to the more than 30 people who filled the community room at the Fayetteville public library for a discussion about the Estabrooks, Ward Wellington Ward and the Wellington House. It was good to see an nice mix of old (as in long-time ACSCNY members) and new faces. Thanks to the Library for provided the […]

ACSCNY Board Member Bruce Harvey Photo Exhibit at Erie Canal Museum

April 11, 2019

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We are delighted that ACSCNY Board Member Bruce Harvey has a new Photo Exhibit “Engineering Beauty: Black & White Views of New York Waters,” at the Erie Canal Museum. Dr. Harvey is a accomplished historian, historic preservationist  and photographer. These images represent some of his work documenting New York water resources. Each of the photographs […]

Estabrook Estate / Wellington House Update: Zoning Change Denied

April 11, 2019

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Several of our members attended the Manlius Town Board meeting last night, even though the zone change application for the Estabrook Estate / Wellington House was taken off the agenda. As it happened, the Board did vote, and rejected the proposal. One ACSCNY Board member who attended reports: “Although the Wellington House was taken off […]

ACSCNY Statement on the Estabrook Estate / Wellington House

April 11, 2019

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  The Arts & Crafts Society of Central New York (which was founded by Cleota Reed and others in the 1970s in large part to recognize and protect the legacy of architect Ward Wellington Ward) has submitted the following letter to the Manlius Town Board. We are heartened to hear over the weekend that the […]