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  • TNT Planning Area 5 -
    Eastside

    The Westcott Neighborhood is funky and fun — a great place to live, welcoming of diversity, made vibrant by a sense of community, convenient to cultural activities, hospitals and universities — the City’s major employers.

    The Eastside celebrates the diversity and multi-cultural differences each person has to offer. We are dedicated to providing quality education, building economic opportunity and development, ensuring beautiful and safe neighborhoods and establishing a balance with nature and the environment.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



    It’s an Olde World and New World, a world of fashion, film and folks.
    A world of music, drama, and creative expression. A mosaic of visitors, vendors
    and Victorian splendor. Read, roam, relax – rejoice! – and reside – in this
    unique and comfortable neighborhood
    on Syracuse’s east side.

    In the Eastside, National Register and Locally Designated Thornden Park, one of the most beautiful parks in the city, is home to the E.M. Mills Memorial Rose Garden, a lily pond and amphitheatre that comes to life every summer with music, opera and Shakespeare-in-the-Park. Residences designed by the famous local architect, Ward Wellington Ward are scattered throughout the Eastside.

    Food – Choose from an assortment delectable ethnic delights, including Mexican, Chinese, Middle Eastern, American, Italian and Greek cuisine.

    Coffee & Community – in one of the relaxing cafés.

    Spirits – Lift yours with music, dance and theatre at the Westcott Community Center.

    The Westcott Street Cultural Fair, an annual, one-day event, celebrates the cultural diversity and uniqueness of the Westcott neighborhood through visual and performing art, food, service organizations and activities and welcomes S.U. and LeMoyne students back to the neighborhood. The fair brings the 500 block of Westcott and adjacent streets to life in mid-September.It’s an Olde World and New World, a world of fashion, film and folks. A world of music, drama, and creative expression. A mosaic of visitors, vendors and Victorian splendor. Read, roam, relax – rejoice! – and reside – in this unique and comfortable neighborhood on Syracuse’s east side.

    Many unique features which enhance the nature of the Westcott area are Syracuse University, Upstate Medical University, Crouse Hospital, LeMoyne College, the Westcott and East Genesee Business Districts and Syracuse Stage.

    Westcott is at the core of Syracuse’s Eastside – which also includes the University Hill, Near Eastside, Salt Springs, South Campus, Outer Comstock, and Bradford Hills neighborhoods. A mixture of stores, schools, parks, libraries and agencies serve these diverse neighborhoods. 

    Enjoy Shakespeare in Thornden Park
    Enjoy Shakespeare in Thornden Park
    about_Westcott Community Center byMarkRupert
    For more info call the Westcott Community Center at (315) 478-8634 or visit www.westcottcc.org
    about_Ward Wellington Ward home on Westcott St
    Westcott Street home designed by Ward Wellington Ward in 1914
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