November 26, 2019

UNPA Welcomes New Executive Director

UNPA held their Annual Report to the Community on November 19th. The board introduced Maribel Arce as the incoming Executive Director. A University Neighborhood resident since 2011, she has 13 years of leadership experience in international development. Previously to joining UNPA, she was Community Services Director at Community Action Partnership for Madison County. Maribel holds Read More…

September 20, 2019

UNPA Seeks New Director

The part-time Executive Director is responsible for executing the University Neighborhood Preservation Association (UNPA)’s mission, which is to: Promote owner-occupancy of homes in the area east of Syracuse University campus Provide homebuyers assistance, low-interest home improvements loans, and other incentives Market the University Neighborhood as a good place to live, and Partner with municipal agencies, Read More…

April 30, 2019

Harry Lewis to be Honored

HARRY LEWIS WAY A proclamation naming Meadowbrook Drive between Broad & Westcott Streets in honor of university neighborhood and community advocate Harry Lewis will be presented on Sunday, May 19th at 10:30am at Barry Park. Harry Lewis Way will be named prior to the 6th Annual Barry Park Fun Run which kicks off at the Read More…

April 10, 2019

SEUNA Annual Meeting with Mayor Ben Walsh

SEUNA Annual Meeting with Mayor Ben Walsh 7 pm, Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Westcott Community Center 826 Euclid Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210

March 25, 2019

Barry Park Potluck a Success!

Terry Dubiel Horst and Amanda Russell of Maxian + Horst presented at the Barry Park Community pot luck hosted on 3/14/19 at the Westcott Community Center. Jonnell Robinson, director of Community Geography at SU and UNPA’s Executive Director Rebecca Shaffer Mannion were joined by Parks Commissioner LaFave, parks planner Glen Lewis, city arborist Steve Harris Read More…

March 7, 2019

Art Trail Seeking Vendors

Westcott Art Trail is a fundraiser for Westcott Community Center Since its inception in 2002 Westcott Art Trail has grown to be one of the finest and most well attended art & craft offerings in Syracuse, NY with over 40 extraordinary artisans located at several locations around the Westcott neighborhood. Now, the third full weekend Read More…

February 28, 2019

East Genesee Proposed Development

The University Neighborhood Preservation Association (UNPA) is concerned about the proposal to develop a major residential building on East Genesee Street from Walnut to Pine. We understand both the Board of Zoning Appeals and the Planning Commission will be considering actions to facilitate this project at their next meetings. UNPA has been working for more Read More…

January 23, 2019

Stickley House Awarded

Stickley House Project was presented with the Harley J. McKee Award by the Preservation Association of Central NY (PACNY) to the University Neighborhood Association, Crawford & Stearns Architects and the Gustav Stickley House Foundation. This award is a wonderful testament to the efforts of so many as we are so proud to share this news! Read More…

September 3, 2018

ReLeaf Syracuse & Potluck

ReLeaf Syracuse is the City’s new initiative to develop a plan for the future of the City’s trees and to sustain the partnerships to work the plan into reality. The initiative is led by Syracuse Parks Department, Onondaga Earth Corps and a steering committee representing community organizations, business and government agencies. It’s been 20 years Read More…

August 8, 2018

Morningside Cultural Trails at the Barry Park Pot Luck

Join us at the next Barry Park Potluck hosted by UNPA, Thursday, August 16th, 5:30-7:30pm. Help to celebrate the beginning of the second year of the Morningside Cultural Trails and learn how you can be a part of the fun. Share a dish and/or drinks and catch up with neighbors & friends. We will set Read More…