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Rochester plays catch-up to benefits of mixed use


James Taylor is CEO of Taylor, The Builders, a general contracting firm in Penfield that worked on College Town.(Kim McKinzie/RBJ) From the 27-story Chase Tower in the heart of downtown to the sprawling 65-acre CityGate project on the city’s edge, ...

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Tuthill still shines in specialty lighting

Other businesses have come and gone while Tuthill Lighting Design Inc. has been on Monroe Avenue for some nine decades. The specialty lighting firm, which does business as Tuthill Lighting, supplied light fixtures for George Eastman when it was under ...

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Industrial remake

Work is underway on a building in the city’s Neighborhood of the Arts that will transform a largely vacant structure into the Factory, a mixed-use development with retail, office and loft space. Dutton Properties is renovating its 70,000-square-foot Russell Street ...

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Home sales fall 6 percent in second quarter

Area home sales dropped 6 percent in the second quarter compared with a year ago, the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors Inc. reported Friday, but new listings and pending home sales are on the rise.

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Pinnacle North development breaks ground

A groundbreaking was held Wednesday for phase one of Pinnacle North, a mixed-use development project on 21 acres near the shores of Canandaigua Lake.

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Midtown Parking Garage opens again

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren announced Monday the Midtown Parking Garage is available for monthly and hourly parking. The garage will be open seven days a week, with entry on Clinton Avenue between Court and East Broad streets.

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Community Design Center director to retire in October


Joni Monroe, a founding member of the Community Design Center Rochester, will retire as its executive director Oct. 30. Under Monroe's leadership, the CDC Rochester has grown and extended its outreach to the nine-county Greater Rochester region.

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Warren seeks grant to renovate Cadillac Hotel into apartments

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren is asking City Council to endorse a $500,000 grant request to the state from Rochester Economic Development Corp. to help with a plan to renovate the Cadillac Hotel downtown into market rate apartments.

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New uses ahead for print site

Roughly a year after the closure of Monroe Litho Inc., the property owners have plans to redevelop the site into storage and office space, along with the potential for residential and retail development. Peter and Christopher Pape, partners in C&P ...

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New leaders, projects mark anniversary year

Clark Patterson Lee is marking its 40th year in business with a new leadership team and projects that range from a comedy center in Jamestown to a new medical building for the University of Rochester Medical Center. The firm announced ...

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REIT scores big price: Home Properties grabs industry’s attention

Royal Shepard has always liked Home Properties Inc. The senior equity research analyst with Edward Jones Ltd. in St. Louis says the Rochester-based real estate investment trust seemed to be on a continuous growth path but often flew under the ...

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DOT begins work on interchange in Brighton

Work is underway on a $30.7 million project to reconstruct the interchange at Interstate 390 and Route 15A in Brighton, the state Department of Transportation announced. It is the last of four projects to improve access to Route 390 and the adjacent roads.

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