Community Project Archive

Yearly Archive: 2017

Projects that started in 2017

  • BarryPark1

    Barry Park Community Input Study

    Started: September 26, 2017

    In spring 2017, the University Neighborhood Preservation Association and the City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation, and Youth Programming partnered with Syracuse Community Geography to conduct a community input study about Barry [ ... ]

Projects ongoing through 2017

  • img_1434

    CNY Land Trust Mapping

    Started: December 16, 2015

    In Fall 2015, Syracuse Community Geography began a partnership with the Central New York Land Trust (CNYLT) to create a GIS map inventory of the land trust’s nature preserves. CNYLT is a member-driven, [ ... ]

  • A Minority/Woman Owned Small Business

    Minority or Women Owned Small Businesses in Central New York

    Started: May 29, 2015

    CenterState CEO is working with a group of minority community and business leaders to help them launch a Minority Chamber of Commerce within the CNY region (tentatively called the Minority Economic Alliance, or [ ... ]


    Manufacturers in Central New York

    Started: January 28, 2015

    Northside Urban Partnership is expanding its workforce development programs to reach more Northside residents. Syracuse Community Geography was tasked to identify potential manufacturing employment sites in Central New York. A list of manufacturing sites [ ... ]

  • jim walsh pix 002

    Syracuse Hunger Project

    Started: October 23, 2013

    In 2003, the Samaritan Center of Syracuse, NY noticed an issue with food assistance programs in the city. All around Syracuse, food pantries were reporting an increase in demand for supplies. As a [ ... ]

  • IMG_1773

    Syracuse Grows

    Started: October 23, 2013

    A result of the Syracuse Hunger Project’s ongoing work, Syracuse Grows is an organization which aims to lower food access problems by creating and maintaining community gardens. Community gardens provide gardeners with access [ ... ]

  • Census Workshop

    Started: September 12, 2013

    In 2012, Syracuse Community Geography began offering workshops to representatives of community-based organizations to help them better utilize U.S. Census Bureau data. Recent changes to the decennial census and the emergence of the [ ... ]

  • Analyzing Housing Patterns in Auburn, NY

    Started: April 12, 2013

    In April 2013, The Fair Housing Council of Central NY (FHCCNY) requested the help of Syracuse Community Geography to analyze and map census data to further their cause. Based in Syracuse, NY, FHCCNY [ ... ]

  • provider & toddler on playground

    Child Care and Early Education Program Availability

    Started: January 30, 2013

    In spring 2013, students enrolled in the Community Geography course partnered with Child Care Solutions and P.E.A.C.E., Inc., to conduct a geographic analysis of home-based child care and Head Start program availability, demographic [ ... ]

  • trees3

    A Geographic Analysis of Urban Forestry Efforts in Syracuse, NY

    Started: January 30, 2013

    In partnership with the Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County (CCE), students in the Spring 2013 Community Geography class conducted a geographic analysis of CCE’s urban forestry efforts in Syracuse, NY. The [ ... ]

  • S. State and Colvin

    Housing Demolition, Vacancy and Tenure Patterns in Syracuse, NY

    Started: January 30, 2013

    In partnership with the City of Syracuse Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, students in the Spring 2013 Community Geography class conducted an analysis of housing demolition in Syracuse from 2002-2012. The city had [ ... ]

  • housing3

    Locating Quality and Affordable Housing

    Started: October 1, 2011

    Redrawing property boundaries required close collaboration with Housing Visions staff and specialized GIS parcel fabric tools. Building new quality and affordable housing is a crucial component of reviving neighborhoods in many U.S. legacy [ ... ]

  • tpa_children_playing_100116

    Childcare in Onondaga County (2007)

    Started: October 1, 2006

    In 2006, Child Care Solutions partnered with Syracuse Community Geography to determine the geographic accessibility of child care in Onondaga County. They were curious if there were enough child care centers in Onondaga [ ... ]