To find homes for sale in Syracuse's Brighton neighborhood click here. The Brighton neighborhood, located on the City's south side, is predominantly residential with several commercial strips along major thoroughfares. The commercial use is primarily along South Salina Street; family-owned businesses, including grocery stores, a doctor's office, fast food restaurants, and a shoe store are characteristic of the types of businesses in Brighton.
Recently, local not-for-profit companies have been working to revitalize part of the corridor including rehabilitation of three notable properties as one enters the neighborhood. Parks in the area include Kirk Park, home to the Kirk Park Colts, a sports, tutoring, and cheerleading organization run by volunteers and parents, which competes in the Pop Warner system in football. Kirk Park also includes a swimming pool, roller skating area, tennis courts, and baseball diamonds. The Newell Street Community Garden has been developed over the last four years, and includes a large gardening site, programs for youth and adults, a tool sharing and tool-teaching program, and a summer youth farm-stand called Urban Delights. McKinley Playground is also in this neighborhood.