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April 22, 2013
Just One Week Left to Raise $6,600
for Sunken Garden at High Falls
The first phase of the GardenAerial project will be funded with contributions to this $10,000 fundraising campaign. But there's only one week left and $6,600 stll to raise. In a recent comment to, one city resident explains why crowdsourced projects like this are critical to the future of our city.

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What's New...

High Falls Visitor Center to Close,
and Renderings of Sunken Garden

On the one hand the long loved High Falls Visitor Center is closing. But, with the Rochester community pulling together to transform Browns Race into a completely unique public space, the new Sunken Garden could go a long way towards attracting new tenants and new visitors to this beautiful and historic neighborhood.

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Local Theatre Group Sets Its Sights
on (another) Historic Church

This church in the Cornhill Neighborhood has a deep connection to Rochester's past and the African American community as a whole. Find out who has their eye on it now. Full Story...
On The Fence Between 933 University
Avenue & Eastman House

Okay, so I'm on the fence - sort of. Remember this proposed apartment complex at 933 University Avenue? After the Eastman House and other neighbors complained about the design, Morgan Management went back to the drawing board. Full Story...
All Aboard The Ontario Car Ferry!
The Ontario Car Ferry Company was a joint venture by the Grand Trunk Railway (Canada) and the Buffalo Rochester & Pittsburgh Railway (U.S.). It was set up primarily to offer speedy export of coal shipments from Pennsylvania to Montreal. Full Story...
New Stuff...

Original Street Art

You've seen these iconic images on the streets of Rochester. Now you can own them and contribute to two great causes at once.
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