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Work begins on new Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center at downtown MCC campus (access required)

Monroe Community College President DeAnna Burt-Nanna was joined Thursday by State University of New York Chancellor Jim Malatras to announce the start of construction on the $11.4 million Finger Lakes Workforce Development (FWD) Center on MCC’s downtown campus. The FWD ...

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Retail is key to downtown development, but it’s changing

In the 1970s and early 1980s, New York City’s Bryant Park was a dangerous place to be. Whether people were walking through the park next to the New York Public Library, or along the streets nearby, they risked becoming victim ...

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Retail business arising in new forms downtown (access required)

Where Rochester’s downtown once featured four department stores and two grocery stores, now there are none. A quarter century after the last department store closed, in the places where all of Rochester once shopped, there’s a car museum, a large ...

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New restaurant near Geva to open this summer (access required)

When Rochester’s weather is good, it’s glorious. And such was the case when Native Eatery and Bar held a ribbon cutting Tuesday at 3 City Center, the former Frontier building at 180 S. Clinton Ave. One of the restaurant’s features, which ...

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Xerox to move downtown staff to Webster (access required)

Xerox Corp. plans to relocate the remainder of its Xerox Square staff to the Webster campus over the next few months, officials said Friday. Xerox has negotiated an early termination of its lease for the downtown Rochester facility and will ...

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Sibley’s downtown closing a blow to the region

Editor’s note: This is the first of a series of stories, each looking at key news events over the past 30 years in Rochester. The first story, the closing of the downtown Sibley’s store, is from the first five years ...

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