From local development to just plain news of the weird, here are your RocLinks for this past week (and WOW, what a week for development here in Rochester)…
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RocLinks 4/11/15Saturday, April 11th, 2015
Tags: 50 Chestnut Street, brownfield development, Charlotte Street, development, DHD Ventures LLC, First Church of Christ Scientist, infill development, Inner Loop, Inner Loop East Reconstruction Project, Inner Loop fill webcam, Knights of Columbus Building, Orchard-Whitney industrial site, Rochester, Rochester Lyrics Opera, Rochester news, Rochester NY, RocLinks, Sykes Datatronics
Posted in Rochester News | 6 Comments »
Orchard Street Brownfield Site Reimagined by RIT Architecture StudentsThursday, March 26th, 2015
Last week we paid a final visit to the abandoned Sykes Datatronics building on Orchard Street . This week we take a look at recent work submitted by RIT Architecture students that reimagines this former industrial site as a new and robust community center…
Tags: architecture, brownfield development, Candace Jiang, Cibele Eller Rodrigues, City of Rochester, community center, community recreation center, Jim Fugate, Lis Cavalcante, Lu Engineers, Mary Scipioni, Orchard Street, Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), Rochester NY, Sykes Datatronics, urban parks, Whitney Street, yellowfields
Posted in Architecture, Reader Submitted Stories, Rochester News, Urban Development | 2 Comments »
Return to SykesThursday, March 12th, 2015
About a year and a half ago we shared some photos from inside the abandoned Sykes Datatronics building on Orchard Street (south of Lyell Ave). That building was part of a complex that was home to many different companies from 1915 until Sykes Datatronics (a computer company) left in 1992. Demolition crews have been slowly deconstructing the property since the fall…
Tags: abandoned, abandoned places, building collapse, City of Rochester, Delco Appliance, demolition, Lyell Avenue, Northeast Electric Company, Orchard Street, Riley Park, Rochester, Rochester NY, rochester photos, Sahlen’s Stadium, Sykes Datatronics, Whitney Street
Posted in Architecture, Reader Submitted Stories, Rochester History, Rochester Images, Rochester News, Urban Exploration | 8 Comments »
Inside the Abandoned Sykes Datatronics BuildingWednesday, September 25th, 2013
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If you’ve ever driven down the eastern end of Lyell Ave., or been to a soccer game at Sahlen’s Stadium, you’ve probably seen an enormous old shell of a building looming in the distance. Many times I had seen it’s old edifice sitting silent and, as I usually do, I wondered what the walls contained, what stories it could tell, and what it once was. That’s why one cool September morning I went to meet with the building and see what it could tell me…
Tags: abandoned, abandoned places, City of Rochester, Delco Appliance, demolition, Lyell Avenue, Northeast Electric Company, Orchard Street, Rochester, Rochester NY, rochester photos, Sahlen’s Stadium, Sykes Datatronics, Whitney Street
Posted in Reader Submitted Stories, Rochester History, Rochester Images, Urban Exploration | 68 Comments »