Tag Archives: Syracuse Land Bank

Reflections on Creating Public Art

How can art ease Syracuse’s concentrated poverty? Two community outreach coordinators with the Greater Syracuse Land Bank for the past year, Liam Kirst and Logan Reidsma, have been busy coordinating multiple opportunities for students and adults to paint artwork on the the plywood boards used by the nonprofit to secure vacant houses throughout the city.  Their efforts have resulted in ... Read More »

Paint The City

One goal of the Paint the City event held Saturday, June 3, in Syracuse’s South Side is for neighborhood youth to no longer have to walk by drab, boarded-up vacant homes daily on their way to school. Instead, the Greater Syracuse Land Bank will use the 62 completed boards created that day to secure the tax-delinquent properties throughout Syracuse that ... Read More »