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Living in Downtown Syracuse

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Syracuse with 2,101 residents.

Downtown has good public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Northside, Southside, Westside, Lakefront, Eastside, Eastwood and Valley.

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89 Walk Score of Downtown, Syracuse, NY

Downtown is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Museum of Science & Technology

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Syracuse Technology Garden

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Downtown Syracuse.

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Syracuse with a Walk Score of 89.

Find apartments in Syracuse's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, Northside and Westside.

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1 Downtown 89 64 72 2,101
2 Northside 70 43 51 36,228
3 Westside 67 43 55 17,792

Eating & Drinking

There are about 100 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown.

People in Downtown can walk to an average of 8 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Freedom of Espresso

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thumbnail for Museum of Science & TechnologyThe Museum of Science and Technology, often called The MOST, offers fun science and technology community education in the form of hands-on exhibits and displays geared towards children of all ages.

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64 Transit Score of Downtown, Syracuse, NY

Downtown has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Downtown Syracuse apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Downtown has good public transportation and about 19 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Downtown on public transit.

72 Bike Score of Downtown, Syracuse, NY

Downtown is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.


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Photo of John H Mulroy Civic Center in Downtown, Syracuse

John H Mulroy Civic Center

Photo of Everson Museum of Art in Downtown, Syracuse

Everson Museum of Art

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Clinton Street Garage

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thumbnail for Syracuse Technology GardenThe Syracuse Technology Garden is an integral part of the growing entrepreneurship streak in Central New York. It hosts an incubator for Syracuse University, as well as the Syracuse CoWorks working space.

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thumbnail for John H Mulroy Civic CenterThe Mulroy Civic Center features the Crouse Hinds Theatre, a stage for music, plays and other performances in the city.

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thumbnail for Everson Museum of ArtThe Everson Museum features works of American artists from the 18th century to the present, including paintings, sculptures, drawings, photography, and video. In addition to the works of art inside the museum, the grounds also showcase a number of sculptures, as well as a fountain in the summer months.

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