Grand Opera House, 1880s

Grand Opera House, 1880s

The Grand Opera House (sign at left, above carriage) as it appeared in the 1880s. The Opera House location is now the site of the City Hall Parking Lot; the white building to right of the Opera House stands in what is now the footprint of the Hills Building (see next photo). Image from the collection of the Onandaga Historical Association, 321 Montgomery Avenue, Syracuse N. Y. 13202. Reproduced by permission.

Grand Opera House Site

Grand Opera House Site

The site of the Grand Opera House, viewed across Montgomery Street. At left is the City Hall Parking Lot; at right is the Hills Building, a twelve-story office tower erected in 1928.

Hills Building Entryway

Hills Building Entryway

Ornate carved entryway tablet of the Hills Building, adjacent to the Grand Opera House site.

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