College Town on Mt. Hope Project

College Town on Mt. Hope

The City of Rochester will aide in the rebuilding of the intersections and also work with area businesses and the University of Rochester in order to develop the area and make it shopper friendly.  The intersection of Mt Hope and Elmwood will link the entrance of the U of R with the commercial district across the street.  The area will be developed to effectively collaborate the university's presence with the community in order to create a "collegetown" atmosphere, more friendly for area students, residents and shoppers alike.

Street Address: 1360 Mt Hope
Project Type: Commercial, Housing, Office, Retail
Project Status: Pending Approval
Developer(s): Fairmount Properties; Gilbane Inc.
Development Cost: $100,000,000
City Investment: $8.5 million in streetscape renovations. Participation in Mount Hope Task Force. Working with neighborhood and business associations, U of R, and South East Area Association during project.
City Contact Name: Matt McCarthy
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City Contact Phone: 585-428-6920
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