RocLinks 10/1/16

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 October 01, 2016 and can be found here.

Unbuilt SOM design for Riverside North of Main Street. [PHOTO: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle 4/3/66]

     By       Matthew Denker

The Other Other Other Shoe

Gallina and Dutton     showed off

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their proposal for Parcel 5. It's a pretty flashy mid-rise proposal with some open space to boot. Color me intrigued.

Read on for more of this week's RocLinks...

Still Fighting

So EMMA still     really doesn't want

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that apartment building. Even disinvested neighborhoods think poorly of renters. Go figure.

Bike Share

Looks like the city     has selected

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Zagster for the implementation of a bike share system. While I am personally disappointed that B-Cycle didn't make it (since they're compatible with just about everywhere I find myself on a regular basis), it's still a good thing. Bike share revolutionized my lunch hour in New York City, and I really cannot say enough good stuff about it.

To Do List

And finally, Rochesteriat     has a great list

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of things to do over the next few weeks. Hopefully you aren't too busy today, since it's a packed one.    * * *

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!

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Chris Gemignani

Chris Gemignani

Rochester, NY, USA