All articles by Gloria Wright

The Apartment We Wanted in NYC and Couldn’t Afford

(Living Space) A four-story former warehouse transformed by the Near Westside Initiative

He read an advertisement on Craigslist for a live/work space near Armory Square, in the former Lincoln Supply warehouse, 109 Otisco St.



New Apartments Downtown Designed for Students

The former E.M. O’Donnell Building has 75 apartments.

College students — nearly 35,000 of them— are back in town.



New Apartments Have a Columbus Circle View

443 S. Warren St. overlooks Columbus Circle

Attorneys Tom and Julie Cerio believe densely built South Warren Street is the next step in downtown living.



Outside at Mission Landing

(Living Space) Mission Landing

Kaila Johansen and her fiance, Kyle Westervelt, have a choice of outdoor spaces at their Mission Landing residence.



New Uses Begin for Historic Former Restaurant

The Courier Building was erected in 1844, one of five buildings or blocks of buildings still standing in Syracuse that were built before the Civil War.

James Prioletti, owner of 110 Montgomery St., would like us all to stop calling the building with the distinctive curved windows the L’Adour building. It’s the Courier Building, named for the Syracuse Daily Courier newspaper, which was printed by steam in the building from 1856 to 1905 — long before Syracuse’s one and only French restaurant opened in 2001.



A Bit of History on James Street

(LIVING SPACE) Gloria Wright takes un into The Leavenworth Apartments on James St.

A 5-year-old F. Scott Fitzgerald might have scuffed his shoes on the hallway of the Kasson Apartments at 615 James St., but the building across the street at 622 James is no slouch in the history department.



Fútbol Fever

Fans gathered in public places throughout the nation to watch the World Cup match between the United States and Belgium.

Fans gathered in public places throughout the nation to watch the World Cup match between the United States and Belgium. The television ratings were outstanding; the results, not so much. Belgium won, 2-1, eliminating the U.S. The fans letting their flags fly on this page were at Kitty Hoyne’s Irish Pub, 301 W. Fayette St.



There’s No Misfortune in Missed Directions

(LIVING SPACE) “When I came in here, I just fell in love with it.” — Michael Fraser

Michael Fraser was in the wrong place at the right time.



A Rooftop Garden in the City

Karen Goodman has created herself a roof-top garden on Franklin Square’s Mission Landing condominiums.

Many drivers along Interstate 690 are familiar with the window boxes of pink and purple petunias on the roof-top garden on Franklin Square’s Mission Landing condominiums.



Syracuse Shades

Check out the different kinds of sunglasses being worn around Syracuse this summer.

The sun is shining and we're all wearing our shades. Swap with a friend and take a selfie and post it to Instagram with the hashtag #otherpeoplesglasses.