Downtown Rochester

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War Eagle, Photo: Jim Barclay [owned by David Kramer] from On Spanish-American War monuments in Rochester

Today, George Payne offers a montage, Downtown Rochester, including links to related articles by George and others.

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“Wings of Progress”

see For Golisano Children’s Hospital with love at the inaugural Gran Fondo at the Twilight Criterium

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Mercury Rising

see Photographer Michelle Turner joins our visual conversation

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Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Bridge

see Passing the torch at the Susan B. Anthony House and Frederick Douglass in Rochester: a gallery of images and words and Austin Steward’s Legacy is the Pride of Rochester

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The Gannett Building

see For you, Talker buys the D & C digital archives. And Noam Chomsky

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War Memorial

see 56 years ago when JFK spoke at the War Memorial. Two days after his debate with Nixon. Nine days after RFK was here.

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Kind of Blue

see Memorial Day, Peace and Rembrance, and roses floating in the Genesee

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Tracks on Exchange Street

see The Spirit of Corn Hill Lives: Photographing Rochester’s Most Historically Diverse Neighborhood

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Mirror on the Wall

see For Golisano Children’s Hospital with love at the inaugural Gran Fondo at the Twilight Criterium

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The Underbelly

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Subway Art

see Michelle Turner rejoins our visual conversation with more on the Rochester Subway

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More subway art

see Love and Hope in the Rochester Subway and On bikes and writing: Bike Writers

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The Imperial Eagle

see On Spanish-American War monuments in Rochester. And remembering the Buffalo Soldiers on Veteran’s Day and Celebrating the first Otis Day (June 15th) with the General’s sword at its new home: the Military Society of Rochester

street-artsee Flower City Street Art

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Central Library

see Not letting the Vietnam War be forgotten at the Vietnam Learning Center with Central librarian Steve Nash and Providing hope for the homeless in the back alcove of Rundel Library and Kitty Jospé provides noon nourishment for the mind at Rundel.

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Rochester

see A Rochester that I Know and Orienteering Rochester from Houston with love

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The Race

see “Looking at the Genesee River” by Kitty Jospé and Story teller and author William Pruitt joins our literary conversation

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Rochester in 1853. Reproduced in 1973 by HISTORICAL URBAN PLANS, Ithaca, New York from a lithograph in the Cornell University Library. This is number 208 of an edition limited to 500 copies. [Owned by David Kramer]

see On Abraham Lincoln in Rochester from Michael Nighan and When President John Quincy Adams visited Rochester on July 27th and 28th, 1843 and toured Mt. Hope Cemetery and Frederick Douglass in Rochester: a gallery of images and words and Austin Steward’s Legacy is the Pride of Rochester

SEE ALSO

Memorial Day, 1892, when President Benjamin Harrison dedicated the Soldier’s and Sailor’s Monument in Washington Square Park with Frederick Douglass. And Occupy Rochester