Syracuse.com’s photo essay, Beating the heat: Vintage summer fun in the water, features several photos taken at Union Park in the 1980s.
Left: “George Stuben, 4, Alby Stuben, 6, and John Conners, 8, cool off at a fountain at Union Park on North Salina Street. Photo taken on Aug. 17, 1986 by Nicholas Lisi.” Right: “Melissa Stevens, center, who lives on North Salina Street cools off in Union Park. Photo by Dick Blume, taken July 7, 1988.” Photo credit: Syracuse.com.
For the entire series of photos, check out the full story here.