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DateDec. 10, 2018
RIT unveils downtown art gallery

RIT City Art Space—the College of Art and Design’s new first-floor gallery and community event venue inside Sibley Square at Liberty Pole Plaza in downtown Rochester—opens its doors to the public on Friday, Dec. 7, with an exhibition fea...

DateDec. 10, 2018
RIT City Art Space ushers in a new creative era for downtown Rochester Inaugural exhibit features the works of Willie Osterman and Leonard Urso

RIT City Art Space—the College of Art and Design’s new first-floor gallery and community event venue inside Sibley Square at Liberty Pole Plaza in downtown Rochester—opens its doors to the public on Friday, Dec. 7, with an exhibition fea...

DateNov. 29, 2018
Group aims to expand gaming industry in Rochester

A local group is trying to expand the industry in downtown Rochester.

ROC Game Dev has opened in Sibley Square on East Main Street, located on the second floor in the Sibley Worx co-working space.

The office is still under construc...

DateOct. 10, 2018
   Sibley touts new tenants, prospects — anticipates major leap in 2019

Floor-to-ceiling glass has replaced Sibley's old department store hand railings overlooking the atrium and centerpiece clock below.

The glass walls frame out an expansive, 25,000-square-foot office space on the second floor, just beyo...

DateSep. 06, 2018
RIT art gallery

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – RIT will open a new art gallery in Rochester’s Sibley building later this year. The RIT City Art Space will feature exhibits from students, faculty and alumni along with educational opportunities for the community.

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DateJun. 05, 2018
WinnDevelopment holds grand renovation opening

Rochester, NY WinnDevelopment celebrated the grand opening of Landmark at Sibley Square. The project is a $28 million investment to renovate the historic Sibley department store into 72 affordable housing units for people 55 and over. Th...

DateMay. 29, 2018
Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of $28 Million Affordable Housing Project

Landmark at Sibley Square Offers 72 State-of-the-Art Apartments in Renovated Historic Department Store

Investment Complements "Finger Lakes Forward" - the Region's Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy ...

DateMay. 29, 2018
New affordable senior housing unveiled at former Sibley department store

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - New apartments in the old Sibley's department store in downtown Rochester were unveiled on Monday.

More than 70 apartments are part of "Landmark at Sibley Square. They are at affordable prices for senior citizen...

DateMay. 18, 2018
High-rise rents in some downtown Rochester properties

Katherine Samuels wanted a place to call home, something affordable in a location that would take in her two rescue cats, Sparky and Fred.

The 69-year-old settled on a one-bedroom at Wedgepoint Apartments, a $16 million project develo...

DateFeb. 16, 2018
Governor Cuomo Announces Grand Opening of NextCorps in the Newly Renovated Sibley Building in Downtown Rochester

High Tech Rochester Changes Name to NextCorps; Will Occupy 40,000 Square-Feet on Historic Buildings Sixth Floor

Investment in Transformative Downtown Project Complements "Finger Lakes Forward" - The Region's Comprehensive Strategy to ...

DateJan. 23, 2018
Here's what's in store for Sibley Square

As the new asset manager for Sibley Square, Ken Greene was charged with the task of commercial development. Among other duties, that means seeking food businesses to fill the atrium of the million-square-foot building. He decided to sco...

DateDec. 21, 2017
Then and now: Christmas past meets Christmas present in Rochester

Vintage images taken by Democrat and Chronicle show the hustle and bustle of Christmastime in downtown Rochester. Crowds pass a Salvation Army bell ringer at the corner of Main and Clinton, a Fanny Farmer store in the background. Midtown...

DateDec. 04, 2017

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - It is beginning to feel - and look - a lot like Christmas in downtown Rochester.

That is especially true at Sibley Square.

This year's window display is reminiscent of decades past in downtown Rochester. If...

DateOct. 19, 2017
Spectra at Sibley Square offers luxury living, gorgeous views

Randy Munger was looking for a way to simplify his life. The Irondequoit home that he shares with his partner Louis Faticone required a host of homeowner responsibilities, such as snowplowing and lawn mowing and other maintenance.

Mun...

DateAug. 03, 2017
Major projects are transforming Rochester, but what's next?

There is no mistaking that Rochester is in the midst of a sea change when it comes to development.

Downtown is quite literally under construction.

The southeast side is grappling with a slate of project proposals, including the Cob...

DateJul. 05, 2017

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - Start-up companies in Photonics, Imaging, and Optics are now able to compete for $6 million in purse money and a place to set up shop in Rochester, through the Luminate New York contest.

High Tech Rochester...

DateJun. 29, 2017

High Tech Rochester Inc. has completed its purchase of space at Sibley Square for the organization’s new headquarters.

htr-fab-labHTR is expected to occupy the sixth floor of the building—formerly the Sibley’s Team Room—by the end of ...

DateMay. 18, 2017
Rochester's re-emerging downtown takes shape

Walk downtown these days and you will hear the sound of construction. Beep. Bang. Rumble. Whir. East Main Street itself is a work zone. And buildings on either side are fenced, barricaded, boarded or adorned with a dumpster.

There are...

DateApr. 06, 2017

Over the last four years, the New York State and federal rehabilitation tax credit program has spurred $3 billion of investment in historic commercial properties. According to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York State led the nation in the numbe...

DateMar. 08, 2017

The Sibley Building in Rochester, N.Y.–once the largest department store between New York City and Chicago–is being reborn as Sibley Square. Boston-based WinnDevelopment is renovating the 1-million-square-foot property with a variety of ...

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