Created By: Ithaca Heritage
The "Leading Colored Hotel in the City" was first owned by Thomas Russell, and later by Jim Miller. It was also home to Harry B. Parker's Equal Rights Barber Shop and Ora Spaulding's hair salon in the 1920s.
UPDATE: The Cayuga House was demolished in September 1967 to make way for a Sunoco service station. Ithaca Journal, Saturday, September 2, 1967
**This tour is from the 2003 printed "The Southside's African-American Heritage Walking Tour" brochure prepared by the Cornell-Ithaca Partnership with research by Leslyn McBean & Ingrid Bauer; modified for PocketSights by The History Center in Tompkins County in 2022. Text is unchanged from the original printing.**
This point of interest is part of the tour: The Southside's African-American Heritage Walking Tour (Historic Brochure Edition 2003)