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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 […]