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The Great ROC Digital Makeover! Submit a photo of a Rochester scene to RocSubway on Facebook. If chosen, we'll unleash the power of Photoshop and give your scene a digital facelift. You'll also win a FREE 16x10 print of Old Rochester City Hall. [Flickr Photo: globochem3x1minus1]

Former Mayor Robert Duffy once described Rochester as a gem that just needs to be dusted off. That may be over simplifying things just a bit, but I tend to agree. Look around this city and it’s easy to find great beauty in our natural landscape and our built environment – in the new, the old… and the rusted.

Have you ever caught yourself staring at an abandoned building or a grand old house that has seen better days? Is there a park or a public space that could use a few trees, flowers or a fountain? Maybe you squint your eyes to try and see what once was, or what could be? Whatever it is, take a snapshot.

Post a photo of your favorite Rochester eyesore to www.Facebook.com/RocSubway. You could win a 16x10 reprint of this vintage postcard depicting Rochester City Hall and the subway entrance (c.1930).Then head over to our Facebook pageexternal link and post your pic on our wallexternal link. If your photo gets the most “Likes” by midnight May 31, 2011 we’ll give it a Photoshop makeover and you’ll win a FREE 16″x10″ print of this Rochester City Hall vintage postcard. Pretty cool.

If you’ve been following this site for any length of time you’ve seen some true Photoshop magic. We’ve restored a nineteenth century Victorian storefrontexternal link on the city’s north side. We’ve redesigned bus stop signsexternal link. And we brought the sparkle back to Kodak Towerexternal link

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2 Responses to “The Great ROC City Digital Makeover”

  1. To be clear, this isn’t limited to just the City of Rochester. Suburban vistas are eligible as well. Certainly there’s a strip mall in Henrietta or Greece that could use some art direction ;-)

  2. FYI, the first submissions are in! “Like” them on Facebook and post yours today…

    Submission #1
    from: Howard Decker
    subject: West Main and Brown intersection

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    Submission #2
    from: Jie Huang
    subject: Abandoned subway near Court Street

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    and

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    subject: Academy Building (13 Fitzhugh St.)

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    and

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    from: Paul Mills
    subject: Swing Bridge at Charlotte

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    Submission #5
    from: Craig Ceremuga
    subject: Aqueduct/Subway Tunnel

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