DOWNTOWN

With more than $2.35 billion invested since 2000, Downtown Rochester is abuzz with creative energy and is a great place to live, work and play.

EXPERIENCE GREATER.

The Rochester Downtown Development Corporation is catalyzing growth, redevelopment, and increased density to amplify population growth, stimulate activity, and contribute to place-building in Rochester’s vibrant downtown.

million visitors annually

Source: RDDC

billion dollars invested since 2000

Source: RDDC

residential projects in the pipeline

Source: RDDC

Top-10
children’s museum

Source: National Museum of Play at the Strong

9
business incubators and accelerators

Source: NextCorps

140% growth in residents since 2000

Source: RDDC

190+ innovation and creative class companies

Source: RDDC and Downtown Innovation Zone

$770 million being invested this year

Source: RDDC 

20
residential projects in the pipeline

Source: RDDC

“ROC the Riverway” redevelopment in progress

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Downtown Roc Juneteenth Celebrations 🎉 this Saturday!

@rocfreedomriders Annual Juneteenth Bike Ride, starting at 10 AM on Howell Street. This event is free, but donations are encouraged! Bring your bike & check out their site for more details. 🚲

@museumofplayroc Festivities honoring Black history and culture, from 11 AM – 2 PM. Free admission to the museum & free parking – check out their website for the full lineup of activities & performances! The Strong is partnering with the greater Rochester Martin Luther King Jr. Commission & the Rochester Area Community Foundation for this celebration! ☀️

#downtownroc #rochesterny #greaterroc #juneteenth

It’s a great day to have a great day 😎🚴🏻🤸🏽‍♀️🛼

Take a page out of @roctheriverway ‘s book and get down to the Genesee River!

#downtownroc #rochesterny #greaterroc

Happy Monday! Make time to stop & smell the roses (or tulips 😉) this week 💐

#downtownroc #greaterroc #summervibes

Kicking off a summer full of free events at Parcel 5 with some lunchtime yoga!🌞

There are so many great (FREE🤩) things to look forward to this summer: RPO outdoors, Movies With a Downtown View, ROC Jam Live, ROCnFree Yoga, Y on the Fly, The Fringe Festival, Roc Women’s Fest & more! Many thanks to all members of the community that brought these events to life 🌱

Have an idea for an event you want to see at the 5? Contact the @floreano_convention_center to see how you can make that happen! 🎤

#thisisroc #rochesterny #downtownroc #greaterroc

Did you know downtown Roc is home to the region’s first & only kitchen incubator? This vibrant community kitchen is an environment for creative & driven food entrepreneurs, and YOU have the opportunity to support them as they grow & adapt!

Follow @roccommissary for all the latest updates on their members, events, pop-ups, ghost kitchens, dessert bars & more! 🔥

#downtownrochester #rochesterny #smallbusiness #rocfoodies #greaterroc

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