Don’t it always seem to go
That you don’t know what you got till it’s gone
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot
………….From “Big Yellow Taxi” by Joni Mitchell
I’ve been reading a lot about upstate New York lately, in particular Carl Carmer’s books. But I recently got a different kind of book from the library: Dispatches . . . → Read More: They paved paradise
At long last, I’ve worked with a set of photos that used to be on the old Walkable Eastwood website and created a slide show out of them. One of the things I noticed is the tremendous diversity of businesses that used to be along James Street. We can learn a lot from what used to . . . → Read More: Slide show of old Eastwood photos
Please join the Central New York’s Arts & Crafts Society and the Preservation Association as they celebrate National Historic Preservation Month.
Saturday May 5, 2007
Palace Theater, 2384 James Street, Eastwood
10:00 am on the 2nd floor: Registration begins
Honorable Matt Driscoll, Mayor of Syracuse
Jonathan Massey, SU School of Architecture
Claude Bragdon: Modernism & Preservation
NOON: Gourmet Luncheon – . . . → Read More: Help kick off National Historic Preservation Month
What do you remember or know about Eastwood that makes this place unique among all other neighborhoods in the world? Please use the comment function to add your thoughts to those you see here, sent from Karen who moved to Florida and writes to us in the Walkable Eastwood email group.
You haven’t lived in Eastwood . . . → Read More: You haven’t lived in Eastwood if you ….
“Those who do not learn from history are bound to repeat it.”
Eastwood Took Its Shot at NBA Glory
Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)
November 22, 1999
Author: SEAN KIRST POST-STANDARD COLUMNIST
The three teen-agers crouched Sunday on the James Street sidewalk, near the half-demolished remnants of the Eastwood Sports Center. Hands in pockets, they rattled off the rumors about what was . . . → Read More: Read this and weep