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DateFeb. 24, 2021
Setting back the clock

The Sibley building’s new Mercantile on Main pays homage to the past, takes a step into the future

In 1911, dozens of businesses around Rochester bought special ads in the paper to announce a change in address. “Come visit our new loc...

DateFeb. 22, 2021
RENOVATING HISTORY -Sibley Square

The exterior of the building remains mostly familiar, but the most dramatic transformation has taken place behind the bricks, away from the public eye. As a result, impressions from the past linger. “From the outside nothing’s changed,” ...

DateFeb. 22, 2021
When celebrities visited Sibley’s downtown

Marcia Greenwood Rochester Democrat and Chronicle USA TODAY NETWORK

Throughout its history, Sibley’s brought in celebrities to drive traffic to its flagship location downtown at 228 E. Main St. In November 1956, five years after an O...

DateFeb. 22, 2021
RENOVATING HISTORY

Behind its familiar brick facade, Sibley Square is well on its way to a stunning transformation

The task was straightforward but daunting: Turn a largely vacant and neglected, centuryold retail behemoth into a modern and nimble, inte...

DateJan. 20, 2021
Meet The Mercantile On Main

by Rachel Laber

The newest addition to Rochester’s renowned food scene features a flavor for every palate. Meet the Mercantile on Main, the first food hall in Rochester – and one of the largest food halls in upstate New York.

Locat...

DateJan. 11, 2021
Sibley Square Welcomes Variety of Food Vendors in Downtown Rochester

BY BRIANNA HAMBLIN

When you go to the Sibley Square building in downtown Rochester, you'll find a variety of new food vendors ready to serve you a diverse array of food and drinks.

The “Mercantile on Main” food hall is officially ...

DateJan. 11, 2021
Mercantile on Main opens in Sibley Building

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Despite a pandemic that has shut down dozens of area restaurants, a project years in the making is looking toward the future—The Mercantile on Main.

"I am most excited about having everyone experience pho for ...

DateJan. 10, 2021
Mercantile on Main Set to Open in Rochester's Sibley Square

BY JONATHAN HUNTER

When you go to the Sibley Square Building in downtown Rochester, you'll find a variety of new food vendors ready to serve you affordable food.

Construction of the Mercantile on Main food hall is finished and it...

DateJan. 07, 2021
Mercantile on Main set to open at Sibley Square

Rochester, N.Y. — Something old has been turned into something new for our city.

The Mercantile on Main is Rochester's new urban food hall, opening Monday inside the historic Sibley Building.

Kris Betts took us inside the new devel...

DateDec. 09, 2020
Historic Clock Restored and Reinstalled in Rochester Sibley Building

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A piece of Rochester history is once again hanging in the old Sibley building.

The Sibley clock has been restored and reinstalled.

Sibley Square posted the pictures on social media Wednesday saying generations of...

DateNov. 30, 2020
New grocery store opens in Sibley Square

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A new grocery chain has opening in Rochester’s newly renovated Sibley Square, providing a section of produce in an area of Rochester where fresh groceries are scarce.

DGX Grocery opened its doors this past wee...

DateNov. 30, 2020
New small grocery store opens in Sibley Square in Rochester

by WHAM StaffThursday, November 26th 2020

(WHAM) - A new small grocery store is open for shoppers in downtown Rochester.

DGX Grocery opened this week inside Sibley Square. The 3,300-square-foot store carries a mixture of items, fro...

DateOct. 13, 2020
Sibley Square two months away from completion

October 7, 2020

Rochester, N.Y. — Glimpes of old are part of the new Sibley Square project.

The former department store that is part of Rochester lore - particularly at holiday time - has found new life as a mixed-used project.

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DateAug. 27, 2020
WinnCompanies Opens Liberty Lofts at Sibley Square in Rochester; $23.6 Million Project Brings Workforce Housing to Historic Site

August 27, 2020

ROCHESTER, NY (August 27, 2020) – WinnCompanies, an award-winning multifamily developer and property manager, today celebrated the opening of 104 workforce apartments inside Liberty Lofts at Sibley Square. This opening...

DateAug. 27, 2020
 Latest phase of housing at Sibley Square completed

By Randy Gorbman August 27, 2020

Officials have announced the completion of more downtown housing located in the historic Sibley building.

It’s called Liberty Lofts, 104 apartments at what is now called Sibley Square, developed by ...

DateAug. 27, 2020
Liberty Lofts at Sibley Square Unveiled in Downtown Rochester

By Spectrum News Staff August 27, 2020

A ribbon-cutting Thursday marked the completion of a four-year re-development project at the historic Sibley Square building in Downtown Rochester.

The $30.3 million Liberty Lofts project saw ...

DateAug. 27, 2020
After years of redevelopment, affordable housing ‘Liberty Lofts’ opens in Sibley Square

By Eriketa Cost August 27, 2020

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Those who have lived in Rochester long enough remember Sibley Square as a place that used to bustle with business, retail, a Christmas monorail across the street and even a Wegmans. Bu...

DateAug. 27, 2020
Leaders cut ribbon at Liberty Lofts in Sibley Square

by WHAM August 27, 2020

Rochester, N.Y. – Local and state leaders marked the completion of new housing units in downtown Rochester Thursday.

The Liberty Lofts are located at Sibley Square and includes units for middle-income househ...

DateMar. 06, 2020
Sibley Square Residential, Retail Projects Geared at Bringing the Community Together

BY JONATHAN HUNTER ROCHESTER PUBLISHED 5:37 PM ET MAR. 03, 2020 UPDATED 5:52 PM ET MAR. 03, 2020

Liberty Lofts is set to be the newest residential community at Sibley Square when it opens at the end of March, according to Sibley Squa...

DateFeb. 27, 2020
Feeding business growth

By Mike Costanza February 27, 2020

Luis Carrasquillo dreams of supplying a food from his childhood to large numbers of businesses or people.

“Our main goal is to produce, and to be the biggest wholesale distributor of, empanadas in...

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