Out with the old, in with the new. That was common thinking around the northeastern United States after World War II when it came to modernizing cities. Oneonta, New York, was no exception.
About the Author
City historian Mark Simonson grew up seeing many changes in his hometown, as it expanded away from a centralized city. Whether it is on Main Street, at the colleges, or on the job, Simonson compares the Oneonta that his parents and grandparents remember to the one that he knows so well today.