Westcott Community

The Westcott Neighborhood of Syracuse, NY

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

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Stately Streets

Stop #03

Mural (behind Mom's Diner)

  • Built: 1999
  • Architect: Marisa Temple and community residents
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At the rear of Mom’s Diner facing east is this 6′ x 8′ mosaic tile mural, “Heart of the Neighborhood,” designed by Syracuse University professor and former Westcott East Neighborhood Association (WENA) Board member Marisa Temple and created by community residents as part of a project by WENA at the Westcott Street Fair in 1998. The mural was installed in 1999.