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.


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.

Source: RDDC

Source: RDDC

Source: RDDC

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 

residential projects in the pipeline

Source: RDDC

“ROC the Riverway” redevelopment in progress


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📣 Call for local artists & creatives! Applications are OPEN for the Downtown Definitely Window Walk.

We’re commissioning artists and creatives for temporary window-based murals or art installations in #DowntownROC! These works will brighten the streets of the East End and Midtown districts from July to September 2022 ✨ This season’s theme is Envision Rochester. All Window Walk artist proposals will be reviewed and selected by an independent community panel. Artists of all backgrounds and abilities encouraged to apply. Link in bio to learn more about this paid opportunity & application! 🔗

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Less than one week ‘til @rocredwings home opener! ⚾️ Oh, and it’s #NationalBeerDay today… get out and celebrate at @rocbrewingco or @fifthframebrewing in #DowntownRoc 🍻

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