Living Space

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.

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.

Built From The Ground Up

Take a look inside Vinny Lobdell Jr.’s Mission Landing condo.

Vinny Lobdell Jr.’s Mission Landing condo has not one, but two patios.

The Lofts at Franklin Square

Take a look inside Joyce Gasiorowski’s new home in The Lofts in Franklin Square.

Joyce Gasiorowski’s new home needed to have space for her antique buffet and her mother’s secretary from 1940. She chose a backdrop of brick walls, 12-foot-high ceilings, and exposed columns and ductwork at The Lofts in Franklin Square, apartments built into the former O.M. Edwards factory.

Downtown Small Town

‘You know everybody’

When Mike Marcus’s job was transferred from Florida to Syracuse, he and Will Chisolm left behind their suburban home.


(Living Space) 537-539 N. Salina St.

A lot of life has been packed into the skinny building on Syracuse’s North Side.

Living at the Hub: Center Armory

(Living Space) Center Armory

A.J. Goss is a “reverse commuter,” driving each day from his apartment in Armory Square to his dental practice in Liverpool.

Living Space: Firehouse No. 1

See Firehouse No. 1 at 106 Montgomery St.

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Downtown Living Tour Sneak Peek

(WATCH) Pike Block, Creekwalk Commons, Merchants Commons and Dey’s Plaza

The eighth annual Downtown Living Tour is Saturday May 17th from noon - 6:00pm.