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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Syracuse skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Syracuse architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Syracuse are included on this list. Information about these Syracuse buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Syracuse and older historic landmarks.

This list is made up of a variety of buildings, including Carrier Dome and Amos Block.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Syracuse?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Syracuse. Famous architectural houses within the city of Syracuse are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
Alexander Brown House is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Syracuse Buildings & Structures
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Alexander Brown House


The Alexander Brown House in Syracuse, New York is a Romanesque Revival sandstone and tile home built in 1895. It was the home of Alexander T. Brown, co-founder of Brown-Lipe-Chapin Company, a firm that was absorbed into General Motors. Brown was a successful inventor and manufacturer. He added such ...more

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City/Town: Syracuse, New York, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1895

Style: Romanesque architecture

Alton Simmons House is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Syracuse Buildings & Structures
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Alton Simmons House


The Alton Simmons House, also known as Alton Simmons Residence, is a Ward Wellington Ward-designed home in Syracuse, New York. It is a gambrel-roofed house and includes a Henry Mercer-tiled fireplace. ...more

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City/Town: Syracuse, New York, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1912

Architect: Ward Wellington Ward

Created By: Ward Wellington Ward

Amos Block is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Syracuse Buildings & Structures
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The Amos Block is a Romanesque Revival building located on the southwest corner of Clinton Square in Downtown Syracuse, New York. The building's developer and namesake, Jacob Amos, served as mayor of Syracuse from 1892-1896. Originally, the Erie Canal ran directly behind the Amos Block, and goods ...more

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City/Town: Syracuse, New York, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1878

Architect: Joseph Lyman Silsbee

Created By: Joseph Lyman Silsbee

Style: Romanesque architecture, Romanesque Revival architecture

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Archbold Gymnasium is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Syracuse Buildings & Structures
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Archbold Gymnasium


Archbold Gymnasium is a gymnasium located on the campus of Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York. It was built in 1908 with money donated by John Dustin Archbold, a major benefactor of the university, who also funded the building of Archbold Stadium, just to the west of the gymnasium. It served ...more

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City/Town: New York, USA