Westcott Community

The Westcott Neighborhood of Syracuse, NY

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

Walking Tours

The Old Neighborhood Part I

Stop #46

511 Columbus Ave

  • Built: 1890
  • Architect: Unknown
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The fine house retains most of itsĀ late 19th-century features including decorative corner brackets and window frames. The original side two-story porch would have occupied the same area as the present one, but would have had more decorative balustrades, probably in the spindle style. When first occupied the house would have been painted in one or more rich colors; perhaps in shades of green or brown.