The businesses and industries of the Empire State have long dominated American commerce, and New York remains a leading center of invention and science. Advances in electricity, glassmaking, photography, engineering, aviation and more have their origins here, and are on display at museums statewide. New York has also been home for many of the industrialists connected to these innovations, whose opulent lifestyle is captured in what are now spectacular historic mansions and estates.
The MOST is recognized as a pre-eminent science and technology center, housed in the historically-significant former NY State Armory located in Armory Square in downtown Syracuse. Many of the... more