Tag Archives: Ken Greene

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

Traffic entering the city from Interstate 490 moves down Clinton Avenue. Rochester’s downtown is changing, and its approach to retail may be changing as well.  (Photo by Dick Moss)

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)

Ken Greene

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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