Newly Renovated Historical Building
Originally benefiting from its nearness to the Erie Canal, Hanover Square has been one of Downtown Syracuse’s most lively neighborhoods for over a century. Today the community consists of numerous restaurants, bars, retail shops, offices, and residential properties, making it an exciting and vivacious place to spend your nights and weekends.
At the heart of Downtown Syracuse, Armory Square is always bustling with excitement. Filled with an array of shops, restaurants, pubs, nightlife, and much more Armory provides something to fit everyone’s entertainment needs, day or night.
Finding its home in downtown Syracuse in 1988, nationally acclaimed Dinosaur BBQ is located just a short distance away from The Empire. Their award winning foods and sauces have been featured in numerous media outlets throughout the country. The iconic restaurant provides the community with more than just great food, but also a great atmosphere, making it a must visit destination in Syracuse.
SU is home to approximately 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students, The Empire is just a short distance away from the famous Carrier Dome. You can catch a game with fellow SU Orange fans, shop around Marshall St., or take part in the educational programs offered by one of the finest academic institutions in the world.
Marriott Syracuse Downtown
The former Hotel Syracuse location has been brought back to life by Marriot Hotels and Resorts. Just a block away from the Empire, the five star hotel holds over 250 rooms, 13 meeting rooms, and three on-site restaurants. Its opening has brought new life to the neighborhood through tourism and conference events.
The Deys Plaza
The Deys Plaza is a historical building that has been restored and remodeled into a mixed-use property. It provides the adjoining neighborhood with eateries, retail shops, office space, and residential units.