June 29, 2018

Stickley House Phase I Celebration

The Gustav Stickley House Foundation and University Neighborhood Preservation Association were joined by over 130 community members as we celebrated the conclusion of Phase I Restoration. We would like to recognize  our community partners including – the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, New York State Division of Homes and Community Renewal, Read More…

April 27, 2018

ReZone

The following letter was submitted to the city in response to the proposed ReZone project. UNPA finds many of the proposed changes to be consistent with our goals for perpetuating a dynamic, diverse and inclusive neighborhood on the City’s east side. In particular, we support the emphasis placed on promoting pedestrian-friendly and transit-oriented development, increasing Read More…

April 6, 2018

2018 Oakwood Cemetery Tour Schedule

Historic Oakwood Cemetery Preservation Association Syracuse, New York Summer in the Cemetery Guided Walking Tours Sunday, May 20 – “Weeds & Seeds: the Flora of Oakwood” –  Don Leopold.  The trees and plants of Oakwood are varied and very special.  Find out what Oakwood has to offer and what makes the Cemetery so botanically unique.  Read More…

September 21, 2017

Fall Events Along The Morningside Cultural Trails

Fall Events Along The Morningside Cultural Trails The following are all events occurring this fall around or on the trails. Feel free to contact Paul with your events and ideas. Email Paul Harvey at luludoodah@aol.com  or call Paul at 1-315-247-4420. All fall: Help cover the trail around Meadowbrook Detention Basin. This is a great individual Read More…

September 14, 2017

UNPA Awarded Grant from Preservation League of NYS

University Neighborhood Preservation Association was awarded $10,800  from The New York State Council on the Arts together with the Preservation League of New York State and the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation. The 25th round of grant funding through Preserve New York were announced on September 12th at a news conference in Albany. Crawford & Sterns of Read More…

August 22, 2017

Restoration Underway at Historic Gustav Stickley House

Construction is under way to restore the historic Gustav Stickley House on Columbus Avenue in Syracuse. A Restoration Kickoff Event, co-sponsored by the University Neighborhood Preservation Association (UNPA) and the Gustav Stickley House Foundation Inc. (GSHF) was held Thursday, August 17. The event took place on the sidewalk in front of the house, 438 Columbus Read More…

August 15, 2017

Let’s Celebrate our Neighbors

UNPA’s Annual Community Report is Sept 6th & we would like to recognize valued residents of our neighborhood You can post your nominees for each of the 3 awards here or email director@unpa.net. We would love to have some photos to display of our nominees. Deadline is 8/31. Community Advocacy: Who do you know that gives Read More…

Morningside Cultural Trail Grand Opening

A Unique Walking Trail Network Uniting the Community in Celebration of its Art and Architecture, History and Culture, Science and Nature, and Recreation and Fitness The Morningside Cultural Trails (MCT) network includes over 7 miles of walking trails on Syracuse’s Eastside, each with its own distinctive experience. It currently consists of the Main Loop Trail (5 Read More…

August 14, 2017

Stickley House Construction Kickoff 8/17

A public event to announce the start of restoration of the historic Gustav Stickley House on Columbus Avenue in Syracuse is planned for Thursday, August 17. The construction kickoff event, hosted by the University Neighborhood Preservation Association (UNPA) and the Gustav Stickley House Foundation, Inc. (GSHF), will be held at Stickley’s former home at 438 Read More…

July 10, 2017

Euclid Ave Bike Lane Project

Euclid Avenue Bike Lane Project Update: Public comments and the refined design will be discussed during an upcoming Common Council Public Works Committee meeting. Open to the public! Please share. Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Common Council Chambers Third floor, City Hall 233 E Washington St, Syracuse, NY 13202