Scientists have known of the existence of DNA for over fifty years. But until recently , no one had ever seen a photograph of that tricky little double-helix. For the preservation community in Rochester, the image above could be just as big of a breakthrough as photographing DNA for the first time. We had a fuzzy idea of their existence, but until today no one had ever seen a map of the city’s Designated Buildings of Historic Value (DBHV). And I mean NO ONE. Not even the people who put the list together…
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The First Snapshot of Rochester’s Buildings of Historic ValueThursday, January 24th, 2013
Tags: Bret Garwood, City of Rochester, Designated Building of Historic Value, Designated Buildings of Historic Value List, Jim Fraser, Joseph Becker, Landmark Society of Western New York, map, map of Rochester landmarks, Rochester history, Wayne Goodman
Posted in Rochester History, Rochester News, Urban Development | 10 Comments »
Does Rochester Have a Parking Problem?Monday, February 20th, 2012
Yes, we have a parking problem. Quite simply, there’s too much of it. It’s EVERWHERE. No rhyme or reason or method to the madness. We lost control of this problem decades ago when we bulldozed half of our downtown in the name of urban renewal, and to this very day we continue to allow our few urban spaces and historic buildings to be paved over.
At its best, this is land that’s not being used for any productive purpose but to store our cars on. More than that, these ugly gray patches of land create voids in our community; Dead-zones where no one wants to be for any length of time. These are places not worth caring about. And our city is literally covered with them…
Tags: downtown Rochester, map, parking, Rochester, Rochester NY
Posted in Transit + Infrastructure, Urban Development | 13 Comments »
The NYC Metro CuffSaturday, August 29th, 2009
By now everyone knows that if you want to project yourself as an über-urbanite, you need to have a subway map hanging on your wall. And if you want to take your überness to the streets you need something like a subway t-shirt. But if a transit t-shirt sounds more über-geek than über-chic, feast your eyes on the new NYC Metro Cuff…
Tags: accessory, bracelet, Cincinatti Transit Map t-shirt, Design Hype, gift idea, jewelry, magic 8-ball, Manhattan, map, New York City Metro, New York City Metro Map, New York City Subway, New York City Subway Map, NY, NYC Metro, NYC Metro Cuff, NYC Subway, Pennssylvania based company, Rochester Subway map, urban
Posted in Rochester Gifts, Transit + Infrastructure | 2 Comments »