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Connections: ROC the Riverway, part one

Mar 1, 2018

Last month, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced awarded $50 million in state funding to redeveloping Rochester's riverway. The "ROC the Riverway" initiative aims to reestablish the Genesee River as the centerpiece of downtown Rochester.

The city already has a number of proposed projects on the docket. We discuss them this hour, and we talk about what it would take to revitalize Rochester's waterfront areas. In studio:

  • Bob Duffy, co-chair of the ROC the Riverway Advisory Panel
  • Anne Kress, co-chair of the ROC the Riverway Advisory Panel
  • Clement Chung, member of the ROC the Riverway Advisory Panel, and past president of ROC City Coalition
  • Alex Yudelson, chief of staff for the City of Rochester