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Video About Restored Ward Wellington Ward-Designed Morgan Dunne House

September 21, 2021 by

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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 by

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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 by

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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 […]

Watch Sam Gruber Illustrated Lecture About Ward Wellington Ward Houses

April 11, 2021 by

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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 by

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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 by

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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 […]