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RocLinks 10/29/16

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

Rendering of Parcel 5 Proposal by Fraser Smillie [PHOTO: DeWolff Partnership Architects]
By Matthew Denker

50 Shades of Eh?

Somewhat unexpectedly, a fifth proposalexternal link for Midtown Parcel 5 was submitted. Spoiler alert, it’s, how to be polite about this, different. Ok, fine, it’s terrible. It’s bad. It’s terribad. It might even be a false flag operation to make the submitted proposals look better. I don’t know, but inexplicably it’s being taken seriously by parts of the city which is creating unrestexternal link with other parts of the city. I’d be calling for the popcorn if this weren’t the future of the middle of our town on the line.

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Saturday, October 29th, 2016
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RocLinks 10/15/16

Saturday, October 15th, 2016

Belnord Apartments in 1921 (now the Rite Aid at Monroe and Goodman) [PHOTO: Rochester Museum and Science Center
By Matthew Denker

Baby Steps

If you spend any amount of time looking at real estate in Rochester, you might discover that there are a non-zero number of vacant properties (although not as many as you might think). Others have noticed too, and a reportexternal link on them has been written by Monroe County. While some of their solutions are laudable, it seems that access to capital for renovations isn’t there. This is one of the biggest problems, whether it’s for home owners themselves or investors.

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Saturday, October 15th, 2016
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Not In My Front Yard

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Some neighbors who live along this road in Irondequoit would like sidewalks. Others would not. [IMAGE: RochesterSubway.com]
By Mike Governale

When Andrea Chervenak received a letter earlier this year from the Town of Irondequoit notifying her that a sidewalk was being proposed for her street, she was thrilled. Unfortunately for Andrea, her neighbors’ front lawns are more important than her children’s safety. To hammer this nonsensical point home, some people even made lawn signs…

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Sunday, September 11th, 2016
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Notes from the Fringe 2016: The countdown begins!

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Cirque du Fringe: MIRACLE CURE & Other Wonders from the Vagabond Caravan. [IMAGE: Provide]
By Joanne Brokaw

Rochester’s arts and entertainment community is in the final stages of preparation for the 2016 First Niagara Fringe Festival external link, which takes place Thursday, September 15 to Saturday, September 24, all across Rochester. There will be more than 500 performances at more than 25 venues in and around the city. And 170 of those performances are totally free!

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Thursday, September 8th, 2016
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RocLinks 9/3/16

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

Excerpt of full page ad showing the soon to be completed Lincoln Tower downtown [PHOTO: Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 1/25/1970]
By Matthew Denker

From local development to just plain news of the weird, here are your RocLinks for this past week…

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Saturday, September 3rd, 2016
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RocLinks 8/20/16

Saturday, August 20th, 2016

Lincoln Rochester Trust Branch [PHOTO: Rochester Daily Record 6/9/1958]
By Matthew Denker

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RocLinks 8/13/16

Saturday, August 13th, 2016

Midtown Plaza Under Construction [PHOTO: Buffalo Courier-Express 6/4/1961]
By Matthew Denker

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RocLinks 8/6/16

Saturday, August 6th, 2016

Broad Street Bridge under (re)construction [PHOTO: Rochester Public Library, Division of Local History
By Matthew Denker

From local development to just plain news of the weird, here are your RocLinks for this past week…

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Saturday, August 6th, 2016
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RocLinks 7/9/16

Sunday, July 10th, 2016

Excavating for the War Memorial Arena in 1952 [PHOTO: RPL Local History Division]
By Matthew Denker

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Sunday, July 10th, 2016
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Posted in Architecture, Rochester News, Urban Development | 2 Comments »

RocLinks 7/2/16

Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

MLK Park née Manhattan Square Park Playground in 1983 [PHOTO: City Hall Photo Lab contemporary collection]
By Matthew Denker

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Saturday, July 2nd, 2016
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Special Weekend Events Mark 60th Anniversary of Rochester Subway Closing

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

The Rochester subway station at Monroe Avenue (June 1956). The Rochester subway ended passenger service on June 30, 1956. [PHOTO: Rochester Municipal Archives]
By Mike Governale

The Rochester Subway stopped passenger service on June 30, 1956. To mark the 60th anniversary of the subway’s closing the New York Museum of Transportation external link will host a two-day weekend event filled with talks, trolley rides, demonstrations of the Subway’s fully restored “Casey Jones” speeder, food, and vendors…

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Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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RocLinks 6/18/16

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

A repairman works on the Sibley Building clock tower [PHOTO: Albert R. Stone Negative Collection, Rochester Museum & Science Center]
By Matthew Denker

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Saturday, June 18th, 2016
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RocLinks 6/11/16

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Looking towards the Hungerford Building in EMMA [PHOTO: Rochester Municipal Archives]
By Matthew Denker

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RocLinks 6/4/16

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

St. Boniface Church in 1911 [PHOTO: Albert R. Stone Negative Collection, Rochester Museum & Science Center]
By Matthew Denker

From local development to just plain news of the weird, here are your RocLinks for this past week…

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Saturday, June 4th, 2016
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RocLinks 5/21/16

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

Looking West from Downtown [PHOTO: Author]
By Matthew Denker

From local development to just plain news of the weird, here are your RocLinks for this past week…

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RocLinks 5/14/16

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

No Wading [PHOTO: Author]
By Matthew Denker

From local development to just plain news of the weird, here are your RocLinks for this past week…

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Movie Fans, Step Aboard the “Race” Bus

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

This 1948 Greyhound bus from the NY Museum of Transportation recently appeared in the movie 'Race' and is now open to museum visitors. [IMAGE: Provided]
By Mike Governale

This fully restored vintage Greyhound bus appeared in the movie Race external link, the recent film about Jesse Owens’ fight to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games where he won four gold medals. The bus will be open for visitors and tales from the restoration and filming of the bus will be told next Sunday at The New York Museum of Transportation…

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