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Clinton Square is in the heart of Syracuse. In warmer months a fountain and shallow pool take the place of what is an ice rink in winter. The area is also home to various local festivals and festivities.
Here you will see the Soldiers and...More
There was a FRI evening event going on, people came out, there were food trucks, beers, some tent vendors selling things. The Syracuse folks know how to have enjoy themselves. Apparently, this is where the Erie Canal used to cut through town, but you wouldn't...More
The fountains were working when I was there, and the place looked beautiful, if a little deserted. Moving memorial to the Civil War soldiers, and also the Jerry Monument - a monument to one of the first acts of resistance to the Fugitive Slave Act.
Syracuse has its depressing parking lots and some unfortunate ugly-to mediocre "modern" buildings. BUT it is well worth the time for anyone who enjoys strolling around faded urban centers. There are many lovely buildings from the 19th and early 20th century. I spent an an...More
Maybe it was the time of day, i.e. early morning, but the place was quiet with few people around, the water jets were doing their thing, the monument and statues were reflecting the sun. The Clinton Square is huge and strategically located. Would have liked...More