A report on Rochester, New York

Rochester in the late 1930s
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Genesee River and the historic Aqueduct Downtown
Kodak is headquartered in Rochester.
Rush Rhees Library at the University of Rochester, the largest employer in the six-county metropolitan area
A white hot Garbage Plate from Nick Tahou Hots
Nazareth College
Murphy's Law, a large, iconic bar and club at the corner of East & Alexander in the East End
The Little Theatre in the East End
Monroe Avenue bars at night
Former Federal Building, now Rochester City Hall since the 1970s
Circle at Bausch & Lomb headquarters with the Xerox Tower in the background
Former City Hall in the City Hall Historic District
Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School
Geva Theatre Center downtown
Frontier Field, including the Rochester skyline
Marina Auto Stadium
Packet boats on the Genesee River
Aerial View of the Greater Rochester International Airport
Louise M. Slaughter Rochester Station
The Broad Street Aqueduct was used as a subway tunnel.
Main Street looking east
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Center City and the Frederick Douglass–Susan B. Anthony Memorial Bridge
Townhouses in Corn Hill
Oxford Street Houses
Park and Oxford
Apartments in Rochester's East End
Houses on Park Avenue
An aerial image of the city of Rochester taken in August 2007
Morey Hall
Wilson Commons
Rush Rhees Library
Lattimore
Laser Energetics Lab
Eastman School
Entrance to the George Eastman Museum
Gardens at the Eastman Museum
Strong National Museum of Play
The Rochester Memorial Art Gallery
Eastman Theater
Sacred Heart Cathedral, seat of the Rochester Diocese
Rundel Memorial Library
Genesee Valley Park
Ontario Beach
Meadows in Highland Park, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted
Lions at the Seneca Park Zoo
Mt Hope Cemetery (Infrared)
Mt. Hope Cemetery
Hamlin Beach state park on Lake Ontario north of the city

City in the U.S. state of New York, the seat of Monroe County, and the fourth-most populous in the state after New York City, Buffalo, and Yonkers with a population of 211,328 in 2020.

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Wetlands Trail in Black Creek Park

Monroe County, New York

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County in the Finger Lakes region of the State of New York.

County in the Finger Lakes region of the State of New York.

Wetlands Trail in Black Creek Park
The town, village, and city borders

Its county seat and largest city is the city of Rochester.

University of Rochester

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The façade of Rush Rhees Library
The Great Hall of Rush Rhees Library
The university saw expansion under the tenure of president Benjamin Rush Rhees
Statue of Rochester's first president, Martin Brewer Anderson.
The Genesee River
The School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Rochester's Medical Center.
Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music
Memorial Art Gallery
Lattimore Hall on the main quadrangle
Hylan Hall, home of the mathematics department
Flags represent the home countries and nationalities of currently attending students
The Flaum Atrium between the School of Medicine and Dentistry and the Arthur Kornberg buildings in the University of Rochester Medical Center.
Entrance to Simon Business School
This decorative rendering of the university seal appears on Rush Rhees Library
Fraternity quadrangle
Parking is restricted on campus; here a shuttle bus takes parents and prospective students from a distant lot for campus tours.
Fauver Stadium Field
Robert B. Goergen athletic center next to Dandelion Square
G.K. Gilbert (A.B. 1862), 1st Chief Geologist of the United States Geological Survey
Albion Tourgée (A.B. 1862), civil rights activist, lawyer who argued Plessy v. Ferguson
Sereno E. Payne (A.B. 1864), 1st House Majority Leader, United States Congress
George Abbott (B.A. 1911), writer and director, recipient of the National Medal of Arts
Kenneth Keating (B.A. 1919), United States Senator, Ambassador to India and Israel
Arthur Kornberg (M.D. 1941, D.Sc. 1962), recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
J.C.R. Licklider (Ph.D. 1942), computer science pioneer
Herbert York (B.S., M.S. 1943), 1st Chief Scientist of DARPA, founding chancellor of University of California, San Diego
Esther M. Conwell (M.S. 1945, faculty member), recipient of the National Medal of Science
Galway Kinnell (M.A. 1949), poet, recipient of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award
Alejandro Zaffaroni (Ph.D. 1949) entrepreneur and biotechnology pioneer
David T. Kearns (B.B.A. 1952), Chairman and CEO of Xerox, 1st United States Deputy Secretary of Education
Donald Henderson (M.D. 1954), recipient of the National Medal of Science and Presidential Medal of Freedom
Masatoshi Koshiba (Ph.D. 1955), recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics
Harvey J. Alter (B.A. 1956, M.D. 1960), recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Ron Carter (B.A. 1959), jazz musician, recipient of two Grammy Awards
Edward Gibson (B.S. 1959), NASA astronaut, member of Apollo and Skylab crews
Chuck Mangione (B.M. 1963), musician and actor, recipient of two Grammy Awards
Paul Singer (B.S. 1966), founder and CEO of Elliott Management Corporation
Gary Starkweather (M.S. 1966), inventor of the laser printer
Donald C. Winter (B.S. 1969), 74th United States Secretary of the Navy
Steven Chu (B.A., B.S. 1970), recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics and 12th United States Secretary of Energy
Richard Thaler (M.A. 1970; Ph.D. 1976; former faculty, Simon Business School), recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
Susan Hockfield (B.A. 1973), neuroscientist, 16th President of MIT, former Provost of Yale University
Chang Dae-Whan (B.A. 1974), Acting Prime Minister of South Korea, Chairman of Maekyoung Media Group
Nasser Saidi (M.A. 1977, Ph.D. 1979), 63rd Minister of Economy and Trade, Lebanon
Renée Fleming (M.M. 1983), singer, recipient of the National Medal of Arts
Vittorio Grilli (Ph.D. 1986), 5th Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy
Donna Strickland (Ph.D. 1989), optical physicist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics

The University of Rochester (U of R, UR, or U of Rochester) is a private research university in Rochester, New York.

Erie Canal

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Historic canal in upstate New York that runs east-west between the Hudson River and Lake Erie.

Historic canal in upstate New York that runs east-west between the Hudson River and Lake Erie.

Erie Canal map c. 1840
Aqueduct over the Mohawk River at Rexford, one of 32 navigable aqueducts on the Erie Canal
The Mohawk Valley, running east and west, cuts a natural pathway (water gap) between the Catskill Mountains to the south and the Adirondack Mountains to the north.
Profile of the original canal
Operations at Lockport, New York, in 1839
Stonework of lock abandoned because of route change, at Durhamville, New York
An original five-step lock structure crossing the Niagara Escarpment at Lockport, now without gates and used as a cascade for excess water
Erie Canal lock in Lockport, New York
1853 map of New York canals emboldened, center: the Erie Canal; other lines: railroads, rivers and county borders
Lithograph of the Erie Canal at Lockport, New York c. 1855. Published for Herrman J. Meyer, 164 William Street, New York City.
Aqueduct over Nine Mile Creek north of Camillus, New York, built in 1841 and abandoned c. 1918; one of 32 navigable aqueducts on the Erie Canal, it has since been restored.
Upstream view of the downstream lock at Lock 32, Pittsford, New York
Map of the "Water Level Routes" of the New York Central Railroad (purple), West Shore Railroad (red) and Erie Canal (blue)
Rochester, New York, aqueduct c. 1890
Two "low" lift bridges in Lockport, New York, July 2010
The modern Erie Canal has 34 locks, which are painted with the blue and gold colors of the New York State Canal System.
Gateway Harbor in North Tonawanda, about 1000 ft from the present-day western terminus of the Erie Canal where it connects to the Niagara River
The Old Erie Canal and its towpath at Kirkville, New York, within Old Erie Canal State Historic Park
Buffalo's Erie Canal Commercial Slip in Spring 2008
Erie Canal Lock 18, Cohoes, New York
Old Erie Canal State Historic Park, DeWitt, New York
The modern single lock at the Niagara Escarpment

The westward connection gave New York City a strong advantage over all other U.S. ports and brought major growth to canal cities such as Albany, Utica, Syracuse, Rochester, and Buffalo.

I-490 eastbound west of Downtown Rochester in the final stages of the Western Gateway project

Interstate 490 (New York)

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I-490 eastbound west of Downtown Rochester in the final stages of the Western Gateway project
I-490 westbound at the Can of Worms

Interstate 490 (I-490) is an auxiliary Interstate Highway that serves the city of Rochester, New York, in the United States.

New York (state)

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State in the Northeastern United States.

State in the Northeastern United States.

New York was dominated by Iroquoian (purple) and Algonquian (pink) tribes.
New Amsterdam, present-day Lower Manhattan, 1660
New York and neighboring provinces, by Claude Joseph Sauthier, 1777
British general John Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga in 1777
1800 map of New York from Low's Encyclopaedia
The Erie Canal at Lockport, New York, in 1839
Flight 175 hitting the South Tower on September11, 2001
Flooding on AvenueC in Lower Manhattan caused by Hurricane Sandy
New York is bordered by six U.S. states, two Great Lakes, and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
Enveloped by the Atlantic Ocean and Long Island Sound, New York City and Long Island alone are home to about eleven million residents conjointly.
Lake-effect snow is a major contributor to heavy snowfall totals in western New York, including the Tug Hill region.
Two major state parks (in green) are the Adirondack Park (north) and the Catskill Park (south).
The Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor is a symbol of the United States and its ideals.
The African Burial Ground National Monument in Lower Manhattan
Map of the counties in New York
New York population distribution map. New York's population is primarily concentrated in the Greater New York area, including New York City and Long Island.
The Stonewall Inn in the gay village of Greenwich Village, Lower Manhattan, site of the June 1969 Stonewall riots, the cradle of the modern LGBT rights movement
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The main laboratory building of the IBM Watson Research Center is located in Yorktown Heights, New York.
Times Square in Midtown Manhattan, hub of the Broadway theater district, a media center, and one of the world's busiest pedestrian intersections
"I Love New York"
CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt, the largest container ship to enter the Port of New York and New Jersey as of September7, 2017
Harris Hall of the City College of New York, a public college of the City University of New York
Butler Library at Columbia University
University of Rochester
South campus of the University at Buffalo, the flagship of the State University of New York
The New York City Subway is one of the world's busiest, serving more than five million passengers per average weekday.
Grand Central Terminal in New York City
John F. Kennedy Airport in Queens, the busiest international air passenger gateway to the United States
The New York State Capitol in Albany
New York State Court of Appeals
Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer, New York's U.S. Senators
Kathy Hochul (D), the 57th Governor of New York
Yankee Stadium in The Bronx
Koppen climate of New York

The next five most populous cities in the state are Buffalo, Yonkers, Rochester, Syracuse, and the state capital of Albany.

The Fulton Chain Lakes (4th Lake) in the Adirondack Park from Bald Mountain

Upstate New York

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Geographic region consisting of the portion of New York State lying north of the New York City metropolitan area.

Geographic region consisting of the portion of New York State lying north of the New York City metropolitan area.

The Fulton Chain Lakes (4th Lake) in the Adirondack Park from Bald Mountain
New York City is highlighted in red; "Upstate" refers to some or all of the area north and west of the city.
The Bear Mountain Bridge across the Hudson River, as seen from Bear Mountain. It connects the northern parts of Westchester and Rockland counties, considered by some to be the southeastern edge of Upstate.
The opening ceremony at Woodstock
Ethnic ancestries across the United States
Whiteface Mountain in the Adirondacks
Canisteo River Valley in the Allegheny Plateau
Mean annual snowfall (in inches) for Upstate New York, using 1991-2020 climate normals. Snowfall is especially prevalent within the lake-effect snowbelts of western and north central New York.
A traditional Iroquois longhouse
Cherry Valley massacre
A 1816 engraving of the Battle of Plattsburgh
Erie Canal at Lockport, New York, in 1839
Harvard Mark I, one of the earliest computers, made by IBM in Endicott
Baseball Hall of Fame
Fort Stanwix
Boldt Castle in the Thousand Islands
NASCAR Cup Series at Watkins Glen
Economic regions of New York, showing approximate location of several upstate subregions

Major cities across Upstate New York from east to west include Albany, Utica, Binghamton, Syracuse, Rochester, and Buffalo.

Susan B. Anthony

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American social reformer and women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement.

American social reformer and women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement.

Headmistress Susan B. Anthony in 1848 at age 28
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Susan B. Anthony
Printing House Square in Manhattan in 1868, showing the sign for The Revolutions office at the far right below The World and above Scientific American.
Susan B. Anthony, 1870
Letter by Susan B. Anthony to US Congress in favor of Women's Suffrage
U.S. dollar coin with image of Susan. B. Anthony
Cover of Life magazine in 1913. Titled "Ancient History", it shows an Anthony-like figure in classical dress leading a protest for women's rights
Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition
Elizabeth Cady Stanton (sitting) with Anthony
The house that Susan B. Anthony shared with her sister in Rochester. She was arrested here for voting.
Susan B. Anthony
Hester C. Jeffrey, who spoke at Anthony's funeral, and arranged the creation of the first memorial to her.
Portrait Monument, 1920 statue of Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Lucretia Mott created by Adelaide Johnson, as originally installed in the United States Capitol Building crypt, before it was moved to the rotunda.
Leila Usher, next to the bas-relief of Susan B. Anthony she donated to the National Woman's Party.<ref>{{cite news |title=Gift for National Woman's Party |url=https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn89058337/1922-05-05/ed-1/seq-3/ |work=The Dickson County Herald |date=May 5, 1922|page=3}}</ref>
Commemorative stamp of Susan B. Anthony issued in 1936.

In 1872, Anthony was arrested in her hometown of Rochester, New York for voting in violation of laws that allowed only men to vote.

Syracuse, New York

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City in and the county seat of Onondaga County, New York, United States.

City in and the county seat of Onondaga County, New York, United States.

View of the Boulevard c. 1908
Syracuse's weather averages
Skyline from northwest, showing downtown at left to Syracuse University's Carrier Dome at right
State University of New York Upstate Medical University (above); Upstate is ranked No. 35 Best Large Employer in America by Forbes.
Upstate Children's Hospital at Upstate Medical University
State Tower Building on Clinton Square
The 26 Syracuse neighborhoods
Syracuse University's Crouse College
The Niagara Mohawk Building (now owned by National Grid USA), an example of art deco, listed in 2010 on the National Register of Historic Places
Everson Museum of Art
Syracuse's four interstate highways link the city with its suburbs and other cities throughout the country.
The flag of Syracuse flies over Clinton Square
Syracuse City Hall
County Courthouse at Columbus Circle
Patch of the Syracuse Fire Department
NBT Bank Stadium is home to the Syracuse Mets baseball team.
Syracuse University's football team plays its games in the JMA Dome.
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It is the fifth-most populous city in the state of New York following New York City, Buffalo, Yonkers and Rochester.

Lake Ontario shoreline in Mississauga, Ontario

Lake Ontario

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One of the five Great Lakes of North America.

One of the five Great Lakes of North America.

Lake Ontario shoreline in Mississauga, Ontario
Lake Ontario and the other Great Lakes
Lake Ontario Basin
View from Fort Ontario, Oswego, New York
Historic cannon at Fort Niagara; Toronto across the lake
Map of Lac de Frontenac (now Lake Ontario), showing Teiaiagon and Lac Taronto (now Lake Simcoe).
Wetlands on a lakeshore
Lake Sturgeon were abundant in 1860 and had been driven to near extinction by 1960.
Winter scene on Toronto Bay in 1835
Marina in Port Dalhousie, Ontario
Victoria Beach, Cobourg, Ontario
Fishing at Pierhead Light in Oswego, New York, c. 1900. Fort Ontario behind.
Olcott Light, Olcott, New York
Sodus Point Light, Sodus Point, New York
Toronto fire boats and police marine unit
The Burlington Bay James N. Allan Skyway at Hamilton, Ontario
Satellite image during late autumn
The lake seen from dead end of Dutch St.; Huron, New York (A sparsely populated neighboring town of Wolcott, New York)
Sandbanks Provincial Park
Bathers at Southwick Beach State Park, eastern shore of Lake Ontario, New York State
Sodus Outer Light, Sodus Bay, New York
View of Lake Ontario from Toronto's CN Tower, showing Toronto Harbour, Toronto Islands, and the island airport
Pier in Oakville, Ontario
Scarborough Bluffs
Lake Ontario from Prince Edward County, Ontario
The shorelines of Lake Ontario, near the Rouge Beach park in Scarborough, ON

The Canadian cities of Toronto, Kingston, Mississauga, and Hamilton are located on the lake's northern and western shorelines, while the American city of Rochester is located on the south shore.

Rochester Institute of Technology

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Private research university in the town of Henrietta in the Rochester, New York, metropolitan area.

Private research university in the town of Henrietta in the Rochester, New York, metropolitan area.

RIT's traditional seal
The RIT campus as seen from the air, looking south, Genesee River on the right (2007).
RIT's Quarter Mile walkway
The B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences building
RIT Observatory
Inside view of the lounge area of the University Services Center, home to the Student Innovation Center, and the university's finance department.
Bevier Gallery in Booth Hall.
Interior view of the B. Thomas Golisano Hall, home of the College of Computing and Information Sciences, known as GCCIS.
Wallace Library
Vignelli Center for Design Studies is located in Booth Hall
A look into the Semiconductor & Microsystems Fabrication Laboratory.
Corporations have donated machines and tools for students to study and improve.
Gene Polisseni Center Interior
The Gordon Field House
Statue of SpiRIT on the Quarter Mile
Global Village housing and student area.
Ellingson Hall, RIT's tallest building
The Tojo Memorial Garden in the Eastman Kodak Quad
A view of the campus heading from the College of Business to the Academic buildings.
The breezeway between Frank E. Gannett Hall (right) and the George Eastman building (left)
Backside view of the James E. Booth Hall, home to the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences.
Lomb Memorial Drive
A look at a fountain on campus. Thomas Gosnell Hall sits in the background, home to the university's science center.
The Chester F. Carlson building
A prospective student looks at a machine tools laboratory.
Inside view of one of the campus's pottery studios.
Katherine Hayles; author, director and critical theorist. She is a professor of literature and director of graduate studies, Literature Program, Duke University, and distinguished professor emerita, University of California, Los Angeles. She received her BS in chemistry from RIT in 1966.
John Resig; software engineer and entrepreneur best known as the creator and developer of the jQuery JavaScript library. He is also the dean of computer science at Khan Academy. He obtained his bachelor's degree in computer science from RIT in 2005.
Robert J. Duffy; American politician from the Democratic Party who served as the lieutenant governor of New York from 2011 to 2014 and as the 65th mayor of Rochester, New York, from 2006 to 2010. He earned his Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from RIT in 1993 and Master of Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University in 1998.
Steven Van Slyke; American chemist known for co-inventing the organic light-emitting diode. He received his BA degree in chemistry from Ithaca College and his MS degree in materials science from RIT.
Austin McChord; businessman and computer engineer; he is the founder and CEO of Datto and also a venture partner at General Catalyst. He was named in Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2015. He graduated in bioinformatics from RIT and is a board member in the RIT board of trustees. In 2017, he donated $50 million at RIT to foster entrepreneurship and cybersecurity.
Fiona Ma; Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Democratic Party currently serving as the California State Treasurer since January 2019. She received her bachelor's degree in accounting from RIT and a master's degree in taxation from Golden Gate University with a further Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University.

The university originally resided within the city of Rochester, New York, proper, on a block bounded by the Erie Canal, South Plymouth Avenue, Spring Street, and South Washington Street (approximately 43.15263°N, -77.61516°W).