RocLinks 1/24/15

This article was scraped from Rochester Subway. This is a blog about Rochester history and urbanism has not been published since 2017. The current owners are now publishing link spam which made me want to preserve this history.. The original article was published January 24, 2015 and can be found here.

Motorcycles in an abandoned warehouse in Lockport, NY. [PHOTO: Chris Seward, Flickr]

    By      Matthew Denker

Today's RocLink photo was taken by     Chris Seward

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on April 3, 2010 in an abandoned building in Lockport. Chris says the three-story building was brimming with antique motorcycles and parts. According to     this article

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the bikes made their way here from Kohl's Cycle Salvage shop on the north side of the Erie Canal. The Mr. Kohl died in 2002, and the motorcycles were left here until the building crumbled around them.

And now, from local development to just plain news of the weird, here are your RocLinks for this past week...

Rochester, NY... Before & After. [PHOTO: Institute for Quality Communities]

Before and After

Check out     this incredible before and after

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of Rochester (and other Northeast Cities). I want to apologize in advance to the RocSubway reader who made something similar that I cannot, for the life of me, find the link to. But thanks to Philip Tifone for sharing this one with us.

Follow Up

In this week's Department of Good Things Sometimes Happen, we offer     an update

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on the Chautauqua Institute's Plans to 'renovate' the Amp. Spoiler alert: they're holding off to see CJS's idea (Never a bad plan).

Follow Up Part Deux

That     parking summit

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appears to have flummoxed the fine folks at the D&C. It seems to have been more about getting around downtown and did not propose to tear down the Windstream building to provide parking for the new D&C headquarters they are about to construct next door to it.

Those Guys

As if the Harts guys didn't already steal     my idea    for opening a grocery store downtown, they've now taken     my concept    for     grocery delivery

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in Rochester. Next thing I know, they're going to announce that they already have the mind-reading device I've been developing.

Circular Reference Warning

And finally, because they     linked to me    , I'm legally obligated to link back with the convenient pretense that I LOVE development. That's right, it's     Pt. 1 of the Rochesteriat's 10 developments to watch in 2015.

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As always, use the comments below as open discussion for anything in these links - or let us know if there's a topic you'd like to see us hit more aggressively in future RocLinks. Have a great weekend!

Chris Gemignani

Chris Gemignani

Rochester, NY, USA