News Release - Rochester Downtown Revitalization Initiative Public Meeting to Take Place May 4

City of Rochester

News Release

(Friday, May 29, 2022)—The City of Rochester’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) will hold a public meeting and open house on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, from 5 – 7 p.m. This event is a chance for members of the community to learn about project proposals in the DRI area and provide feedback about what they would like to see. After an overview presentation, project proposal information will be available for viewing and comment in a poster gallery format.

The meeting will be held at Monroe Community College Downtown Campus, 321 State St., High Falls Room. Pre-registration for the in-person meeting is encouraged but not required: Light refreshments will be provided and free parking is available in Lot AA on Morrie Silver Way. Participants may also attend via Zoom by registering at A meeting summary and project information will be available after the event for additional feedback on the City’s website:

By July 2022, the DRI Local Planning Committee will develop a $10 million Strategic Investment Plan for Downtown Rochester between Main Street, Franklin Street, Andrews Street, and the Genesee River. This plan will examine local assets and opportunities and recommend a series of economic development, transportation, housing, and community projects for DRI funding. These projects must be poised for implementation and help achieve the community's vision for downtown revitalization.

For more information, please contact Sarabrent McCoy at