Westcott Community

The Westcott Neighborhood of Syracuse, NY

A vibrant eastside neighborhood rich in history, culture, food and entertainment

Walking Tours

Westcott's England

Stop #03

855 Lancaster Ave / George Wilson House

  • Built: 1910
  • Architect: Ward Wellington Ward
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This small house was built by Ward Wellington Ward for George Wilson, for whom Ward would soon build the Sherbrooke Apartments on Walnut Ave. In 1914. George Wilson was an officer in the Wilson Bros. Lumber Company, and later president of the Wilson and Greene Lumber Company.