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Pillars of the Economy

University of Rochester, RIT drive region's growth

This story appeared in the RBJ's commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ's anniversary here. For the residents of Rochester, several names have stood out in the annals of our history; Henry Lomb, George Eastman, Colonel Nathaniel Rochester, Frank Ritter, among others. These names spawned industries that rose to stratospheric heights before either ...

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