Downtown Utica, it was once a bustling metropolis filled with theaters, shopping and food. People would take buses from the suburbs into the city for an exciting day mingling with neighbors and friends. No one would ever complain that there was nothing to do. Things really were great when you were downtown.

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Relive all the fun memories in this video from Greater Utica Magazine. Their editors have done an incredible job collecting and compiling these photos of Utica's past. We hear everyday about progress and new projects starting up in downtown Utica, but this video is a reminder that this city has always been the pride of Central New York.

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