Tag Archives: A.M.E. Zion Church

Saving the Building

Benediction Cafe, fully accredited culinary training program to replace deteriorating church The historic 104-year-old church at 711 E. Fayette St., the former home to People’s African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, will be renovated and turned into a cafe and culinary school. The project organizers said they hope this is a good way to serve the community and the economy, while …

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Broken-Down Icon

Local group works to restore church, make it a national historic place Central New York historians want to give the oldest African-American church building in Syracuse a second life — through a permanent place on the National Register of Historic Places.

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