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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.


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


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...

DateJan. 02, 2020
Bank of America opens virtual financial center downtown

By Kevin Oklobzija December 17, 2019

In opening a virtual financial center in Sibley Square, Bank of America has stepped out of the past and into the future.

While the company has 300 employees in the Rochester area, this branch at...

DateDec. 05, 2019

By Avital Andrews November 25, 2019

In a single lifetime, no traveler could ever be done exploring America. Even if you relegated yourself to just roaming the nation’s cities—setting aside the 50 states’ vast open, unincorporated spac...

DateNov. 25, 2019
Rochester Named as One of the 9 Best Cities in America to Visit in 2020

November 25, 2019

Rochester—New York’s third-biggest city—is in the midst of a revival. The midsized metropolis on Lake Ontario’s south shore has always been the entry point to the Finger Lakes wine region. But now it’s seeing new lev...

DateNov. 20, 2019

By Diana Louise Carter November 15, 2019

City, state and federal officials held a ceremony Thursday afternoon to mark the start of construction on the Commissary Downtown Kitchen Incubator in Sibley Square. The incubator kitchen is ex...

DateNov. 20, 2019

By WHAM November 15th 2019

Rochester, N.Y. – Construction is underway on Rochester’s downtown kitchen incubator.

“The Commissary” will be located at Sibley Square, and will feature a commercial-grade kitchen.

As 13WHAM has prev...

DateNov. 20, 2019

By Randy Gorbman • November 15, 2019

Construction has begun for an operation called Monroe County’s first-ever food business incubator.

It’s called The Commissary, and it is basically a facility that will provide high-end commerc...

DateNov. 20, 2019

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Rochester’s first food incubator business broke ground on Thursday.

It’s called “The Commissary,” and it’s a shared space where companies can make market products and hold cooking classes.

It will be in a n...

DateOct. 22, 2019

By: Kevin Oklobzija October 14, 2019

Strength Solutions Inc., an Olean-based nonprofit, recently received a grant from WinnCompanies and Sibley Square to provide scholarships to participants in its strengthbased technology programs....

DateOct. 21, 2019

Venture Jobs Foundation will relocate from their current location in Pittsford to the recently renovated Sibley Square in downtown Rochester. Sibley Square — emerging as a hub for entrepreneurs, startups and innovation — is a natural fi...

DateOct. 18, 2019

ROCHESTER, NY – October 4, 2019 – The Community Design Center Rochester announced today that sixteen nominations were received for the 2019 Reshaping Rochester awards for Urban Innovation and Activism. Nominations were made by the publi...

DateSep. 23, 2019

In the 1970s and early 1980s, New York City’s Bryant Park was a dangerous place to be.

Whether people were walking through the park next to the New York Public Library, or along the streets nearby, they risked becoming victim to purse...

DateAug. 29, 2019
Can an infusion of public R&D investment revitalize a lagging economy?

The U.S. government spends about 0.7 percent of GDP on scientific research and development, down from 2 percent in the 1960s. Less investment means fewer chances for breakthroughs like the weapon-seeking robots that saved thousands of so...

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