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Asl i f e l o n gr e s i d e n t so ft h eRo c h e s t e ra n dFi n g e rLa k e sr e g i o n , wea r ef i l l e dwi t h p r i d ea b o u tt h i sf a b u l o u sa r e a .Th e“ f r o n td o o r ”t ot h eFi n g e rLa k e s , Ro c h e s t e r i so n eo ft h eb e s t k e p ts e c r e t si nNe wYo r kSt a t ea n da c r o s st h ec o u n t r y . Ou r p r i s t i n el a k e sa n dl a n d s c a p e s , f o u rb e a u t i f u ls e a s o n s , s t r o n gi n d u s t r i e s , a n dt h e b r a i np o we ra n dt a l e n tp i p e l i n eo fo u rc o l l e g e sa n du n i v e r s i t i e sa r ej u s taf e wo f t h er e a s o n st ol o v eo u rr e g i o n . Th i s“ b r a gb o o k ”e x p l o r e st e nc a t e g o r i e so ft e ne n t r i e se a c ht os h a r ej u s tab r i e f g l i mp s ei n t owh yt h eRo c h e s t e ra n dFi n g e rLa k e sr e g i o ni sag r e a tp l a c et ol i v e , wo r k , v i s i t , a n dd ob u s i n e s s . I n s i d e , y o uwi l ls e eh o wo u rh i s t o r y , p r e s e n t , a n d f u t u r ea r ea l li n t e r t wi n e df o rs u c c e s s . n o wt h a to n c ey o ud i s c o v e rwh a tma k e sRo c h e s t e rs os p e c i a ly o uwi l ls e e Wek wh ys oma n ywh ol i v eh e r el o v ei th e r e . Onb e h a l fo ft h eGr e a t e rRo c h e s t e r b u s i n e s sa n dt o u r i s mc o mmu n i t i e s , weu r g ey o ut or e a dt h i sb o o k , s h a r ei t , a n d h e l pu ss p r e a dt h ewo r d :We# ROC!

Ro b e r tJ . Du f f y Pr e s i d e n t&CEO Gr e a t e rRo c h e s t e rCh a mb e ro fCo mme r c e

Do nJ e f f r i e s Pr e s i d e n t&CEO Vi s i tRo c h e s t e r


Asl i f e l o n gr e s i d e n t so ft h eRo c h e s t e ra n dFi n g e rLa k e sr e g i o n , wea r ef i l l e dwi t h p r i d ea b o u tt h i sf a b u l o u sa r e a .Th e“ f r o n td o o r ”t ot h eFi n g e rLa k e s , Ro c h e s t e r i so n eo ft h eb e s t k e p ts e c r e t si nNe wYo r kSt a t ea n da c r o s st h ec o u n t r y . Ou r p r i s t i n el a k e sa n dl a n d s c a p e s , f o u rb e a u t i f u ls e a s o n s , s t r o n gi n d u s t r i e s , a n dt h e b r a i np o we ra n dt a l e n tp i p e l i n eo fo u rc o l l e g e sa n du n i v e r s i t i e sa r ej u s taf e wo f t h er e a s o n st ol o v eo u rr e g i o n . Th i s“ b r a gb o o k ”e x p l o r e st e nc a t e g o r i e so ft e ne n t r i e se a c ht os h a r ej u s tab r i e f g l i mp s ei n t owh yt h eRo c h e s t e ra n dFi n g e rLa k e sr e g i o ni sag r e a tp l a c et ol i v e , wo r k , v i s i t , a n dd ob u s i n e s s . I n s i d e , y o uwi l ls e eh o wo u rh i s t o r y , p r e s e n t , a n d f u t u r ea r ea l li n t e r t wi n e df o rs u c c e s s . n o wt h a to n c ey o ud i s c o v e rwh a tma k e sRo c h e s t e rs os p e c i a ly o uwi l ls e e Wek wh ys oma n ywh ol i v eh e r el o v ei th e r e . Onb e h a l fo ft h eGr e a t e rRo c h e s t e r b u s i n e s sa n dt o u r i s mc o mmu n i t i e s , weu r g ey o ut or e a dt h i sb o o k , s h a r ei t , a n d h e l pu ss p r e a dt h ewo r d :We# ROC!

Ro b e r tJ . Du f f y Pr e s i d e n t&CEO Gr e a t e rRo c h e s t e rCh a mb e ro fCo mme r c e

Do nJ e f f r i e s Pr e s i d e n t&CEO Vi s i tRo c h e s t e r


Eb e n e z e rAl l a nb u i l tt h ef i r s tf l o urmi l lo nt h eGe n e s e eRi v e ri n Ro c h e s t e ri n1 7 8 9 . Be c a u s eo ft h ep o we rp r o v i d e db yt h eGe n e s e e , o t h e r e n t e r p r i s i n ge s t a b l i s h me n t sf o l l o we ds u i t , e a r n i n gRo c h e s t e rt h e n i c k n a me“ TheFl o urCi t y ” . Ea s t ma nKo d a kf o u n d e rGe o r g eEa s t ma n ’ sc r e a t i o no fa f l e x i bl ef i l m wa sak e yc o n t r i b u t i o nt ot h emo t i o np i c t u r e i n d u s t r y . Heh e l p e dd e v e l o pt h ep r a c t i c eo fp r o f e s s i o n a l p h o t o f i n i s h i n ga n de a s y t o us ec a me r a st h a tma d e p h o t o g r a p h ywi d e l ya c c e s s i b l e .

Th ef i r s tFi ng e rLa ke sv i ne y a r dwa s p l a n t e db yRe v e r e n dWi l l i a mWa r n e r Bo s t wi c ki nh i sr e c t o r yg a r d e ni n Ha mmo n d s p o r ti n1 8 2 9 .

Un i v e r s i t yo fRo c h e s t e rMe d i c a lCe n t e rv i r o l o g i s t sd e v e l o p e dt h e t e c h n o l o g yf o rt h ef i r s tv a c c i n et op r e v e n tc e r v i c a lc a n c e r . Ka t eGl e a s o no fRo c h e s t e r ’ sGl e a s o nWo r k sb e c a met h ef i r s tf e ma l e me mb e ro ft h eAme r i c a nSo c i e t yo fMe c ha ni c a lEng i ne e r si n1 9 1 8 . Sh ewa sa l s ot h ef i r s two ma nt os e r v ea sp r e s i d e n to fan a t i o n a lb a n k , l e a d i n gt h eFi r s tBa n ko fRo c h e s t e rf r o m1 9 1 7t o1 9 1 9 . Th eI r o q u o i sCo n f e d e r a c yo r“ Ha u d e n o s a u n e e ”we r ea mo n g t h ef i r s ts e t t l e r so ft h eFi n g e rLa k e sr e g i o n , i n c l u d i n gt h e Mo ha wk, Ono nda g a , One i da , Ca y ug a , Se ne c a , a n d Tus c a r o r ap e o p l e s .

Wi l l i a mA. J o hns o n, J r . b e c a met h eCi t yo fRo c h e s t e r ’ sf i r s t Af r i c a nAme r i c a nma y o rwi t hh i s1 9 9 3e l e c t i o nv i c t o r y .

Lo v e l yWa r r e nb e c a met h eCi t y ’ sf i r s tf e ma l ema y o r i n2 0 1 4 .

Se t hGr e e n , af a r me r s ’s o na n ds t u d e n to fn a t i v ep e o p l e , b i r t h e da ni n d u s t r ywh e nh e e s t a b l i s h e dt h eUn i t e dSt a t e s ’f i r s tf i s hha t c he r yi nt h ei d e a lwa t e r so fCa l e do ni aCr e e k. Ko d a ke n g i n e e rSt e v eSa s s o ni n v e n t e dt h ef i r s tdi g i t a lc a me r ai n1 9 7 5 . Th et o a s t e r s i z e dd e v i c ee v o l v e di n t ot h ep r o l i f i cd i g i t a lp h o t o g r a p h y t e c h n o l o g yt h a twek n o wt o d a y .


Eb e n e z e rAl l a nb u i l tt h ef i r s tf l o urmi l lo nt h eGe n e s e eRi v e ri n Ro c h e s t e ri n1 7 8 9 . Be c a u s eo ft h ep o we rp r o v i d e db yt h eGe n e s e e , o t h e r e n t e r p r i s i n ge s t a b l i s h me n t sf o l l o we ds u i t , e a r n i n gRo c h e s t e rt h e n i c k n a me“ TheFl o urCi t y ” . Ea s t ma nKo d a kf o u n d e rGe o r g eEa s t ma n ’ sc r e a t i o no fa f l e x i bl ef i l m wa sak e yc o n t r i b u t i o nt ot h emo t i o np i c t u r e i n d u s t r y . Heh e l p e dd e v e l o pt h ep r a c t i c eo fp r o f e s s i o n a l p h o t o f i n i s h i n ga n de a s y t o us ec a me r a st h a tma d e p h o t o g r a p h ywi d e l ya c c e s s i b l e .

Th ef i r s tFi ng e rLa ke sv i ne y a r dwa s p l a n t e db yRe v e r e n dWi l l i a mWa r n e r Bo s t wi c ki nh i sr e c t o r yg a r d e ni n Ha mmo n d s p o r ti n1 8 2 9 .

Un i v e r s i t yo fRo c h e s t e rMe d i c a lCe n t e rv i r o l o g i s t sd e v e l o p e dt h e t e c h n o l o g yf o rt h ef i r s tv a c c i n et op r e v e n tc e r v i c a lc a n c e r . Ka t eGl e a s o no fRo c h e s t e r ’ sGl e a s o nWo r k sb e c a met h ef i r s tf e ma l e me mb e ro ft h eAme r i c a nSo c i e t yo fMe c ha ni c a lEng i ne e r si n1 9 1 8 . Sh ewa sa l s ot h ef i r s two ma nt os e r v ea sp r e s i d e n to fan a t i o n a lb a n k , l e a d i n gt h eFi r s tBa n ko fRo c h e s t e rf r o m1 9 1 7t o1 9 1 9 . Th eI r o q u o i sCo n f e d e r a c yo r“ Ha u d e n o s a u n e e ”we r ea mo n g t h ef i r s ts e t t l e r so ft h eFi n g e rLa k e sr e g i o n , i n c l u d i n gt h e Mo ha wk, Ono nda g a , One i da , Ca y ug a , Se ne c a , a n d Tus c a r o r ap e o p l e s .

Wi l l i a mA. J o hns o n, J r . b e c a met h eCi t yo fRo c h e s t e r ’ sf i r s t Af r i c a nAme r i c a nma y o rwi t hh i s1 9 9 3e l e c t i o nv i c t o r y .

Lo v e l yWa r r e nb e c a met h eCi t y ’ sf i r s tf e ma l ema y o r i n2 0 1 4 .

Se t hGr e e n , af a r me r s ’s o na n ds t u d e n to fn a t i v ep e o p l e , b i r t h e da ni n d u s t r ywh e nh e e s t a b l i s h e dt h eUn i t e dSt a t e s ’f i r s tf i s hha t c he r yi nt h ei d e a lwa t e r so fCa l e do ni aCr e e k. Ko d a ke n g i n e e rSt e v eSa s s o ni n v e n t e dt h ef i r s tdi g i t a lc a me r ai n1 9 7 5 . Th et o a s t e r s i z e dd e v i c ee v o l v e di n t ot h ep r o l i f i cd i g i t a lp h o t o g r a p h y t e c h n o l o g yt h a twek n o wt o d a y .


B u s i n ei s B o o mi n g !

Th eFi n g e rLa k e sr e g i o ni sr a n k e d5thhi g he s tf o rpa t e nt pr o duc t i o npe rc a pi t ai nt h eU. S. Oft h ep a t e n t s p r o d u c e di nNe wYo r kSt a t e , 2 6p e r c e n tc o mef r o mo u r r e g i o n .

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Ro c h e s t e rwa sAme r i c a ’ sf i r s tb o o mt o wn , k n o wna st h e“ Yo ungLi o no ft he We s t ” . Th eb i r t h p l a c eo fEa s t ma nKo da k( 1 8 8 8 ) , Ba us c h+Lo mb( 1 8 5 3 ) , Gl e a s o nWo r ks( 1 8 6 5 ) , a n dXe r o x( 1 9 0 6a sTh eHa l o i dPh o t o g r a p h i c Co mp a n y ) , t h ea r e ah a sar i c hh i s t o r yo fe n t r e p r e n e u r s h i p , i n n o v a t i o n , a n d s u c c e s s .

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Wi t ho v e r1 , 5 0 0 ma n u f a c t u r e r sa n dn e a r l y 6 6 , 0 0 0i n d i v i d u a l swo r k i n g i nt h ei n d u s t r y , ma n u f a c t u r i n gi sal e a d i n g s e c t o ri no u rr e g i o n , wh i c hi s h o met ot won a t i o n a l Ma n u f a c t u r i n gI n n o v a t i o n I n s t i t u t e s–AI M Pho t o ni c s a n dt h eREMADE ( Re d u c i n gEmb o d i e d e n e r g y a n dDe c r e a s i n gEmi s s i o n s ) I ns t i t ut e .

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Ea s t ma nBu s i n e s sPa r ki so n eo ft h el a r g e s ti ndus t r i a lpa r ks i nt h en a t i o n , s p a n n i n g1 , 2 0 0a c r e s . Ap p r o x i ma t e l y5 0p e r c e n t b i g g e rt h a nCe n t r a lPa r ki nNe wYo r kCi t y , i ti sh o met omo r e t h a n7 0c o mpa ni e s .

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B u s i n ei s B o o mi n g !

Th eFi n g e rLa k e sr e g i o ni sr a n k e d5thhi g he s tf o rpa t e nt pr o duc t i o npe rc a pi t ai nt h eU. S. Oft h ep a t e n t s p r o d u c e di nNe wYo r kSt a t e , 2 6p e r c e n tc o mef r o mo u r r e g i o n .

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Ro c h e s t e rwa sAme r i c a ’ sf i r s tb o o mt o wn , k n o wna st h e“ Yo ungLi o no ft he We s t ” . Th eb i r t h p l a c eo fEa s t ma nKo da k( 1 8 8 8 ) , Ba us c h+Lo mb( 1 8 5 3 ) , Gl e a s o nWo r ks( 1 8 6 5 ) , a n dXe r o x( 1 9 0 6a sTh eHa l o i dPh o t o g r a p h i c Co mp a n y ) , t h ea r e ah a sar i c hh i s t o r yo fe n t r e p r e n e u r s h i p , i n n o v a t i o n , a n d s u c c e s s .

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Th eRo c he s t e rI ns t i t ut eo f Te c hno l o g yme n’ sa nd wo me n’ sho c ke yt e a msp l a ya t t h eDi v i s i o nIl e v e l . Th eme n ma d ei tt ot h eNCAAFr o z e n Fo u ri n2 0 1 0 .

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I n1 9 5 1 , t h e Ro c he s t e r Ro y a l s , n o w k n o wna st h e Sa c r a me n t oKi n g s , c a p t u r e dt h eNBA t i t l eb yd e f e a t i n g t h eNe wYo r k Kn i c k s .

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9 )TamheonRgocthheesttoeprrteegniognolwfcaistireasteidn

Ame r i c ab yGo l fMa g a z i n e . Pi t t s f o r d ’ sOa kHi l lCo unt r yCl ub h a sh o s t e ds e v e r a lma j o re v e n t s i n c l u d i n gt h eU. S. Op e n , t h eU. S. Se n i o rOp e n , t h ePGA Ch a mp i o n s h i p , a n dt h eRy d e rCu p . Fo r e !

No t a b l ea t h l e t e swi t ht i e st oRo c h e s t e ri n c l u d eAbbyWa mba c h 1 0 ) ( s o c c e r ) , Ro l a ndWi l l i a ms( NFL) , Wa l t e rHa g e n( PGA) ,Br i a n

Gi o nt a( NHL) , Ry a nLo c ht e( Ol y mp i cs wi mme r ) , J o eAl t o be l l i ( MLB) , J e nnSuhr( Ol y mp i cp o l ev a u l t e r ) , Cha r l e s“ The Na t ur a l ”Mur r a y( b o x e r ) , J o hnWa l l a c e( NBA) , a n dCa t hy Tur ne r( Ol y mp i cs p e e ds k a t e r ) .


R o o t f o r t h eHo meT e a ms !

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Th eRo c he s t e rI ns t i t ut eo f Te c hno l o g yme n’ sa nd wo me n’ sho c ke yt e a msp l a ya t t h eDi v i s i o nIl e v e l . Th eme n ma d ei tt ot h eNCAAFr o z e n Fo u ri n2 0 1 0 .

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I n1 9 5 1 , t h e Ro c he s t e r Ro y a l s , n o w k n o wna st h e Sa c r a me n t oKi n g s , c a p t u r e dt h eNBA t i t l eb yd e f e a t i n g t h eNe wYo r k Kn i c k s .

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8 )TAhmeeRriocacnheBsatesrkeRtbaazlolrLSehaagrukesefxrpananchsiiosenwteaasmfoaunnddheadsiwno2n00s5evaesnan c h a mp i o n s h i p s . Th e yp l a yi nd o wn t o wn ’ sBl u eCr o s sAr e n a .

9 )TamheonRgocthheesttoeprrteegniognolwfcaistireasteidn

Ame r i c ab yGo l fMa g a z i n e . Pi t t s f o r d ’ sOa kHi l lCo unt r yCl ub h a sh o s t e ds e v e r a lma j o re v e n t s i n c l u d i n gt h eU. S. Op e n , t h eU. S. Se n i o rOp e n , t h ePGA Ch a mp i o n s h i p , a n dt h eRy d e rCu p . Fo r e !

No t a b l ea t h l e t e swi t ht i e st oRo c h e s t e ri n c l u d eAbbyWa mba c h 1 0 ) ( s o c c e r ) , Ro l a ndWi l l i a ms( NFL) , Wa l t e rHa g e n( PGA) , Br i a n

Gi o nt a( NHL) , Ry a nLo c ht e( Ol y mp i cs wi mme r ) , J o eAl t o be l l i ( MLB) , J e nnSuhr( Ol y mp i cp o l ev a u l t e r ) , Cha r l e s“ The Na t ur a l ”Mur r a y( b o x e r ) , J o hnWa l l a c e( NBA) , a n dCa t hy Tur ne r( Ol y mp i cs p e e ds k a t e r ) .


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Th a n ky o ut oa l lt h o s ei n v o l v e di nt h ep r o d u c t i o no ft h i sp u b l i c a t i o n , i n c l u d i n gt h e Gr e a t e rRo c h e s t e rCh a mb e ro fCo mme r c ep u b l i c a t i o np r o d u c t i o nt e a m: Co l l e e nDi Ma r t i n o , Sh a n n o nEa l y , Kr i s t i nGr a v e s , a n dDa nSmi t h . Too b t a i na d d i t i o n a lc o p i e so ft h i sp u b l i c a t i o n , c o n t a c tu sa t( 5 8 5 )2 4 4 1 8 0 0o r c h a mb e r @g r e a t e r r o c h e s t e r c h a mb e r . c o m. Yo uc a nn o wr e a dWe# ROCa sad i g i t a lp u b l i c a t i o ne x a c t l ya si ta p p e a r si np r i n t wi t hh e l p f u ll i n k e dr e s o u r c e s . Vi s i tt h ep u b l i c a t i o n sp a g eo no u rwe b s i t et o d o wn l o a do rv i e wt h ep u b l i c a t i o n :b i t . l y / ROCc h a mb e r p u b s


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AboutVi s i tRoc he s t e r : Vi s i tRo c h e s t e r , t h eo f f i c i a lt o u r i s mp r o mo t i o na g e n c yf o rMo n r o eCo u n t y , s e r v e s mo r et h a n4 0 0me mb e r sr e p r e s e n t i n gl o d g i n g , r e t a i l , r e s t a u r a n t s , s e r v i c e s , a n d c o mmu n i t yo r g a n i z a t i o n s . Vi s i tRo c h e s t e rs e l l sa n dma r k e t sGr e a t e rRo c h e s t e ra sa p r e f e r r e dd e s t i n a t i o ni no r d e rt og r o wa n dma x i mi z ev i s i t o rs p e n d i n gt oe n h a n c et h e e c o n o my . Tot h i se n d , Vi s i tRo c h e s t e ra l s oa d v o c a t e sf o ra p p r o p r i a t ed e s t i n a t i o n d e v e l o p me n t , i n v e s t me n t , i n c r e a s e dc o mmu n i t ya wa r e n e s s , a n da p p r e c i a t i o na n d s u p p o r tf o rt h ev i s i t o ri n d u s t r y .

Th a n ky o ut oa l lt h o s ei n v o l v e di nt h ep r o d u c t i o no ft h i sp u b l i c a t i o n , i n c l u d i n gt h e Gr e a t e rRo c h e s t e rCh a mb e ro fCo mme r c ep u b l i c a t i o np r o d u c t i o nt e a m: Co l l e e nDi Ma r t i n o , Sh a n n o nEa l y , Kr i s t i nGr a v e s , a n dDa nSmi t h . Too b t a i na d d i t i o n a lc o p i e so ft h i sp u b l i c a t i o n , c o n t a c tu sa t( 5 8 5 )2 4 4 1 8 0 0o r c h a mb e r @g r e a t e r r o c h e s t e r c h a mb e r . c o m. Yo uc a nn o wr e a dWe# ROCa sad i g i t a lp u b l i c a t i o ne x a c t l ya si ta p p e a r si np r i n t wi t hh e l p f u ll i n k e dr e s o u r c e s . Vi s i tt h ep u b l i c a t i o n sp a g eo no u rwe b s i t et o d o wn l o a do rv i e wt h ep u b l i c a t i o n :b i t . l y / ROCc h a mb e r p u b s


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We #ROC: 100 Reasons to Love the Rochester/Finger Lakes Region  

This free publication contains fun and interesting facts highlighting several categories from around the nine-county Finger Lakes region ser...

We #ROC: 100 Reasons to Love the Rochester/Finger Lakes Region  

This free publication contains fun and interesting facts highlighting several categories from around the nine-county Finger Lakes region ser...