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The University of Rochester enjoys a splendid location, away from the bustle and chaos of the city center, along the curve of the Genesee River in Rochester, NY. Founded in 1850, this university is one of the premier educational institutions in the country, and has one of the most encouraging and comprehensive undergraduate programs in the country. Most known for its optics program, the university is considered to be have one of the top optics institutions in the nation. Do see the website to know more about the University of Rochester.
Found in the library on the campus of the University of Rochester, this unique collection features one hundred thirty one posters that advertised coming attraction to Rochester theatres as far back as the early 1880s. The historic posters advertise for many productions in the late Nineteenth Century, including vaudeville, melodramas, comedies and dramas.
Spread over (0.5 hectares) of land this historical garden, known as the Ellwanger Garden is a beautiful residential garden. Featuring the beauty of the surrounding consisting of the perennials, trees, shrubs, the garden is well maintained and owned by the Landmark Society. This beautiful landscape is serene and tranquil and is a great destination for tourists as well as locals. Families and youngsters are all welcome here to spend a pleasant day in the midst of the green beauty.
This perennial garden dates back to 1876, is located in an historic village, and offers one the chance to visit a Victorian-style English Garden with a quite extensive collection of peonies, as well as a wide range of other flowers and flora.
The Linden-South Historic District constitutes of 136 buildings. This historic district is positioned across the South Wedge neighborhood of Rochester in Monroe County, New York. It has been constructed over a period ranging from 1872 to 1913. An eminent landmark that draws attention to the district is the Holy Spirit Greek Orthodox Church, earlier referred as the South Avenue Baptist Church. Another striking feature of the district is the Queen Anne-style complex on 785 South Avenue. The streetscape across the district follows various architectural styles that include Italianate, Gothic Revival, Colonial Revival and Queen Anne.
Established in 1864 after a fire reduced the original building to rubble, Immaculate Conception/St. Bridget’s Church, along with the other buildings that make up its complex, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002. Of African-American tradition, this Roman Catholic church aims to create a community that is based on hope and faith.
The Central Church of Christ was initially referred as the First Presbyterian Church. Sited at Rochester in Monroe County, New York, the church site is a distinguished building in the vicinity. It is listed on the prestigious National Register of Historic Places. Encompassing less than one acre of land area, the site was constructed in 1871. It is a fine example of the Gothic style of architecture. It strives hard to spread faith, love and spirituality. It also stands as the third home to Rochester's oldest congregation.
Court Street Bridge over the Genesee River was built in 1893. The bridge was designed by J. Y. McClintock. The construction of the bridge features stone arches, and it has six hallow arches over the river and two arches over the Johnson and Seymour Raceway and Erie Canal. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 11, 1984.
The St. Mary's Church is a grand church building with a rectory that sits adjacent to it. Located in downtown Rochester, the church was established in 1855. Constructed in the Mid 19th Century Revival style, it has a beautiful bell tower on its exterior. The church was put up in the National Register of Historic Places along with the rectory. The magnificent church has continued to function every since its birth and still holds regular masses and ceremonies.
This restored 1830s home is known as one of the finest examples of Greek revival architecture in America, and is filled with furnishings that recreate the era of its origin.
Gannett Building is located in Rochester in Monroe County, New York. This commercial landmark was constructed in 1927 in the Classical Revival style of architecture. The building be home to the global headquarters of the Gannett newspaper chain until 1986, and got added to the National Register of Historic Places on October 4, 1985.
The Rundel Memorial Library is an integral part of the city of Rochester in Monroe County. The library building traces the Beaux Arts and the Art Deco styles of architecture. Included in the National Register of Historic Places, it is a superb reading avenue for all.