Econo Lodge Downtown
454 James St.
Syracuse, NY 13203
Phone: (315) 425-0015
Fax: (315) 474-7009
The corner of James Street and Townsend Street in Syracuse is bequeathed with a monumental religious landmark in the form of the First English Lutheran Church. It was founded in the year 1879 and is of great importance to the city. Standing firm for more than a century, it is a fine example of Mission/Spanish Revival Styles of architecture. Sundays are reserved for Bible study that begins at 9:30a and the worship services that are followed thereafter.
The Canal Center offers so much! There are exhibits of the original canal system from Syracuse to Rome, a canoe launch, biking, hiking and picnicking.
The Syracuse City Hall is the city landmark that is mainly used for public meetings and events. It was built in the late 1800s in a Romanesque Revival style of architecture and is a major attraction to a lot of tourists. Several events are conducted on different days according to the pre-organized schedule decided by the committee.
Previously known as the Veteran's Park, the Hanover Square is a park located in downtown Syracuse. It is surrounded by a few historic buildings too, together forming the Hanover Square historic district. Most of these buildings were constructed in 1834 in Second Empire, Romanesque and Federal style architecture. The site has been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1976.
The impressive limestone quarters of the Onondaga County Savings Bank were built in 1867. Horatio Nelson White designed this historic building that was later known as Gridley Building. It was included in the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.
Saint Paul's Episcopal Cathedral is a community church located in the heart of Syracuse's civic and cultural scene. This majestic Gothic structure from 1884, designed by Henry Dudley, towers over downtown and dominates the skyline. It has a weekly schedule of worship, services and events, and is a historic landmark in town. Visitors can take a tour of the church to marvel at its regal features including the beautiful stained glass windows.
Located in the heart of Syracuse, the Montgomery Street-Columbus Circle Historic District commences at the Columbus Circle. Its streetscape comprises of several landmarks, including the statue of Christopher Columbus, which is a highlight. Montgomery Street is lined with top attractions like the St. Paul's Cathedral, the Carnegie Library and Fourth Onondaga County Courthouse, making for a display of fine architecture.
The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse. It is situated in a magnificent, stone-walled building, constructed in the 19th Century, with a prominent bell tower and steeple. The navel features high vaults and imposing walls, while the hallowed altar is surrounded by beautiful stained glass windows. This historic church has both a sacred and romantic atmosphere for hosting weddings and it also conducts other sacraments. The passion for music is evident in the choirs and concert programs that invite famous organists and other musicians. The outreach projects are based on providing free clothes, food, shelter, furniture and essential financial and law services to the downtrodden.
Get educated and experience a guided tour of the newroom and see the production process.
Niagara Mohawk Building, now occupied by the National Grid is an art deco structure and was built in 1932. It is a part of the prestigious 'National Register of Historic Places' and was designed and conceptualized by Melvin L. King and Bley & Lyman. This structure represents the new 'Age of Electricity' and showed a hope of light during the troubled times of 'Great Depression'. When in Syracuse, do visit this national landmark.
The landmark theatre is the only surviving theatre with historical importance from the opulent theatrical venues of the 1920s. It is a participating member of the Arts and Culture Leadership Alliance (ACLA), and is committed to unify the local arts and culture institutions and to advocate for the culturally cohesive city of New York. Apart from offering a wide variety of concerts and other performances, the venue is also available for weddings and other private parties, and continues to sponsor fundraisers for its own activities.
The next time you're in downtown Syracuse, don’t forget to stop by the Armory Square Historic District. Officially added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984, this neighborhood has it all - swanky restaurants, coffee houses, clothing boutiques, nightlife and even some miscellaneous shops that sell everything from used records to vintage clothing. Armory Square District is also home to the Shot Clock Monument.