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Downtown development bucking trends

Millennials seeking ‘cool, urban lifestyle’ driving growth

Heidi Zimmer-Meyer, president of the Rochester Downtown Development Corp., has been working with the organization since 1984 to promote the city’s central district. But even she is surprised by the scope of the development boom going on in the downtown area. “It’s been a long road, and frankly, I’ll be candid and say that I didn’t think ...

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