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Things to Do in Rome, NY

Our apartments in Rome, NY are located in one of the most successful business and technology parks in the United States, Air City Lofts residents benefit from the vast business and career opportunities available to them while enjoying life at a country pace. The tech park’s urban atmosphere is complemented by the nearby cities of Utica and Rome as well as the beautiful surrounding Mohawk Valley.

The Griffiss Business & Technology Park offers jobs in a variety of industries, such as manufacturing, technology, aviation, education, and manufacturing. The park has undergone over $700 million in renovations since 1995, with funds going towards improving the roadways and building new facilities that dozens of businesses now call home. The best part? Air City Lofts is located right beside Griffis Business & Technology Park! Save time and money on commuting expenses, avoid rush hour traffic, and you could even stop at home to eat lunch on your break! 

Rome, NY is a great place to live for a number of reasons. The city itself is relatively small, is served by two major airports, and is within driving distance of several major cities.  There are also plenty of activities in and near Rome, from hiking and biking in the Adirondack Park to visiting the New York State Zoo. 

Of course, no discussion of Rome would be complete without mentioning the food. The city is home to a number of excellent restaurants, ranging from casual cafes to fine dining establishments. Whether you’re looking for a quiet place to raise a family or an active city with plenty to do, Rome, NY is definitely worth considering. In addition to the restaurants, retail, and services that will be available on-site at Air City Lofts, the city of Rome is rich with history, culture, entertainment, and nature. Browse below to discover all the exciting options to live, work, and play at Air City Lofts.

Neighborhood Center Rome, NY: The Copper City

The city of Rome, NY earned its nickname, “the Copper City,” during the industrial revolution when it produced an estimated 10% of all copper in the US. Today, Rome offers a rich quality of life with a vibrant, growing economy and endless activities across all four seasons.

From sporting events to outdoor activities, you can find it all in Rome. The John F. Kennedy Civic Arena plays host to everything from ice hockey to roller derby, while Rome’s Capitol Arts Complex features film festivals as well as showings of critically acclaimed movies throughout the year.

Rome’s central location in New York State offers the opportunity for easy day trips and travel around our region and beyond. Easily accessible by car, train, and plane, you are located just minutes from major regional highways, the Oneida County Airport, and the historic Martin Street Train Station, served by Amtrak.

Things to Do in Utica, NY

Utica is another major city in New York State located less than a 30-minute drive from our community! The city offers a wealth of career opportunities as well as plenty of great activities for when you are looking for a fun day away from home. 

The city also boasts a rich history that you can experience firsthand. The Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute offers a look at both American art and ceramics from around the world. The Stanley Theater is a restored movie palace that now hosts performances by national touring acts. Utica is also home to several museums, including the Children’s Museum of History, Natural History & Science, and the Oneida County Historical Society. 

Utica’s downtown is one of the best in the Empire State -boasting great restaurants and home to the famous Utica Zoo! There are also plenty of cultural events, sports, performances, and shops to enjoy while you are visiting. There are also plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation, with parks like Proctor Park and Fort Stanwix National Monument. 

Our close proximity to Utica provides our residents with the best of both worlds. Comfortable, peaceful, and spacious suburban living with the excitement of a beautiful city downtown just a short drive away from your front door. 


What People Are Saying

  • Air City Lofts is ideally situated to meet the needs of Rome’s growing workforce at Griffiss Business and Technology Park as well as individuals and families who are currently living in the community and are seeking a lifestyle change.

    William K. Gugielmo, President Rome Area Chamber of Commerce

  • This is an amazing apartment to be in and a great community to be part of. The apartment is functional but the layout is not like a plain apartment would be. It’s safe, close to work, and gives me easy access to other amenities in Rome. The management team are the best and have always been helpful with anything needed for the apartment.

    Michael S. – Resident

  • These apartments are what we hoped they would be. Our goal is to help employers attract a workforce. It is exciting.

    Jacqueline Izzo, Mayor, City of Rome

  • Beautiful, brand new apartment community with high end amenities and gorgeous finishes. Living so close to my job is going to really enhance my quality of life and expand my free time. I’m very excited to make Air City Lofts home.

    Alex T., New Resident