Historic Hawley-Green House Tour Saturday June 18 (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)

Syracuse, NY – The Northeast Hawley Development Association (NEHDA, in conjunction with the Hawley-Green Neighbors Association, invites you to explore the neighborhood’s most stunning homes.  All tours begin at First English Lutheran Church (501 James St.) starting at 10:00 am.   Tours depart every hour with the last tour leaving at 1:00 pm.  Advance sale tickets are available for $10 at the NEHDA offices (101 Gertrude Street, Syracuse 13203) or online at www.nehda.org.  Day-of tickets are $10, cash only.

Nestled in a triangle bounded by James Street, Lodi Street, and Burnet Avenue, the Hawley-Green Historic District boasts some of the earliest—and finest—residential architecture in Syracuse. This is a real neighborhood defined by central location, desirable density and a sense of community. There is no better way to become acquainted with the charms of this area than to stroll its quaint streets and visit its restored homes at the Hawley-Green House Tour.

Historic Hawley GreenTours begin at 10:00 at the rear entrance of the First English Lutheran Church, 501 James Street, between Townsend and McBride Streets. Free parking is available in the church lot.  Your journey starts with a guided tour of the splendid sanctuary. Built in 1911 and designed by noted Syracuse architect, Archimedes Russell, the church is significant for its mission-inspired look. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.

The entire tour is personally guided with commentary on the history of the houses, neighborhood lore, and current and potential economic development. At various vantage points the tour will see how enlightened investment and visionary restoration are extending the boundaries of Hawley-Green, transforming it into a historic district for the 21st century.

“Come visit the old; see the new Hawley-Green! “