The Transformation of a Neighborhood on Decline

Oswego, New York – A rundown neighborhood in Syracuse, that has had its share of slumlords, drug users and prostitutes has a new vibrancy.

New urban pioneers are behind the transformation of Hawley-Green. They are drawn to the historic charm of older neighborhoods and cultural attributes of urban living...but can other neighborhoods learn from this transformation?

WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher prepared this report.

Photos by: Kelly Olsen