|updated 9 June 2016|
(isolation from Avian Review below)
You can listen to a history of this location before the Powers Building (above) was built on the Democrat & Chronicle's RocRoots site.
The Monroe County Library System details the construction history of the Powers Building.
Special thanks to New York City developer Value Properties, Inc. for their successful renovation of this outstanding Rochester landmark, as detailed in the New York Times.
Before and after pictures of the renovation are featured on Rochestersubway.com.
In 2013, Ashley Management offered the opportunity to locate your business here:
Hans Padelt's photos (Library of Congress) give a historic view of the interior.
Interested in seeing a contemporary view of the great stairway and a view from the top? See below:
|"In the best light"|
Google Street View usually does not include night images, so for those interested, the above is a postcard from the early 20th century which shows the Powers Building at night. No credits or publisher information was on the card. Click the image to enlarge.
|Returning to Rochester to investigate the location of G. Gould & Company's Fine Shoes (16 State St. and 3&5 Exchange Place), I came upon the Powers Building in yet a different light:|
|The Powers Building is always fascinating for the photographer!|
Rochester also hosts some fine street art. Here's an Atlantic Avenue example from Google Street View July 2015:
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