Rochester Public Art by Richard MargolisAn Inventory of Rochester NY's Landmark Sculpture, Monuments, and Memorials

 

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There are currently 158 art pieces in the catalog.

ImageArt Title Artist's Name Description Location
8 WPA Murals Carl Peters WPA murals in the school auditorium Charlotte High School, 4115 Lake Avenue
Cathy Feinen Student Sculpture Garden Students Animal fantasies cast in bronze Rochester City School #23, 170 Barrington Street
Legal Wall Graffiti   An impressive display of very creative and energetic graffiti applied to backs of buildings Behind 200 Anderson Avenue, in the Neighborhood of the Arts
Genesee Passage Albert Paley Soaring formed and fabricated steel tower Bausch & Lomb, One Bausch & Lomb Place
Growth of Man Joe Hendrick Carved panels with symbols on the facade Virgil I. Grissom School #7, 31 Bryan Street at Dewey Avenue
Labor Lyceum Sculptures Unknown Three carved stone fugures 580 St. Paul Street
Massaro Sculpture Garden Vincent Massaro Landscaped yard with fabricated elements, vines, tree debris, and anonymous donations The intersection of Canterbury Road and Harvard Street
Clock of Nations Victor Gruen and Dale Clark Tall animated musical clock originally at Midtown Plaza Temporarily located at the Rochester International Airport, 1200 Brooks Avenue
Soldiers & Sailors Monument Leonard W. Volk President Lincoln on a column above 4 figures Washington Square Park, Clinton Avenue at Woodbury Boulevard
Tiffany Windows Tiffany Studio A series of Tiffany windows Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 North Fitzhugh Street
Schiller Monument Carl August Heber A glowering bronze bust Schiller Park - Andrews Street at Franklin Street
School of Fish Paul Knoblauch Fabricated steel fish and a weather vane Rochester Ferry Terminal, 4791 Lake Avenue
Rundell library Relief Ulysses Ricci Stone bas-relief on 2 separate panels Rochester Public Library, 115 South Avenue
Rochester Project Richard Fleischner 6 part site-specific Installation in a riverside park Charles Carroll Plaza, Andrews Street at the Genesee River
RCSB Mosaic Unknown Mosaic tile Citizens Bank, 40 Franklin Street
Fireman's Monument H.S. Hebard A uniformed figure atop a pedestal overlooking the fireman's section Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue
The Five Sisters Mary Taylor Realistic flock of geese suspended 40? feet overhead Winter Garden, Bausch & Lomb, One Bausch & Lomb Place
Fred & Ginger Arch Miller Pair of dancing shapes Main Street at Scio
Poet's Garden   Benches inscribed with poetry along a wooded path Highland Park, opposite the Lamberton Conservatory
Animal Totem John Dempsey Chain saw sculpture based on student's pictures of animals Rochester City School #23, 170 Barrington Street
Nathanial Rochester Pepsy M. Kettavong The founder of Rochester, seated on a millstone in a pocket park The corner of Alexander and South Avenues, in the South Wedge
Historical Charlotte John Kastner Mural representing Charlotte's history Charlotte Library, 3615 Lake Avenue
Industry, Geography, Astronomy and Navigation Unknown Four marble figures surrounded by evergreens University of Rochester, near Meliora Hall
Maplewood Arch Dejan Pejovic 3 steel arches joined at the peak, connected by cables Lake Avenue at Ridge Road
Cat and Bird Vincent Massaro A bird and cat modeled after student sculptures. Rochester City School #23, 170 Barrington Street
Big Picture Rochester Kenichiro Sato A giant photo-mural Former Sibley's Department Store Windows, Main Street, and other locations dowtown Rochester
Passenger Pigeon Todd McGrain Bronze bird near the ARTWalk Bus Shelter Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Pharaoh Leonard Urso A tall, elegant, slightly ominous figure standing among the trees Eastman Place, Gibbs at Main Street
Trust and Security Jesse Corbin Bas-relief sculpture Times Square Building, 45 Exchange Boulevard
Two Lines Up Eccentric Twelve Feet George Rickey Kinetic sculpture that responds to the slightest breeze Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Untitled Ceramic Mural Kurt Feuerherm, James and Phil Secrest Multi-panel ceramic mural Formerly on the balcony, Midtown Plaza, Main Street. (Removed, wiating for a new location)
Mountain Piece Hilda Morris Shrouded figures, dancing Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Morrie Silver Dejan Pejovic Bronze sculpture of Morrie Silver with his arm around a kid with a bat & glove North Plymouth Avenue at Morrie Silver Way on Platt Street
Gannett Building Relief Unknown Bas-relief panel with classical figures Gannett Building at the corner of Broad and Exchange Streets
Fox Sisters Monument Unknown Monument to birth of spiritualism Troup Street near Plymouth
Ferry Terminal Paintings Nicholas Agnello 3 paintings representing historic scenes Rochester Ferry Terminal, 4791 Lake Avenue
Dream Dexter Benedict Figure waiting at the door Corporate Woods Office Park
1233 North Clinton Avenue Mural unknown One of a series of murals on North Clinton Avenue 1233 North Clinton Avenue, opposite Kohlman Street
759 North Clinton Avenue Mural unknown One of a series of murals on North Clinton Avenue The Brooklyn Market, 759 N. Clinton Ave, at Siebert Street
819 North Clinton Avenue Mural unknown One of a series of murals on North Clinton Avenue The Clinton Grocery, 819 North Clinton Avenue
In Memory of Lives Lost Lucien Casartelli The monument consists of a stepped black granite base supporting two bronze towers topped by a waving American flag Clinton Square Courtyard, 206 East Broad Street
Joy and Happiness to All Children of the World Zarub Tsereteli Multi-part sculpture in landscaped setting Next to the Drake Memorial Library, New Campus Drive, SUNY-Brockport,
Let's Have Tea Pepsy M. Kettavong Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass sharing a pot of tea Susan B. Anthony Square between Madison and King Streets
The Council Bill Stewart Ceramic animal-like figures in a pool Rochester International Airport, 1200 Brooks Avenue
Mercury J. Guernsey Mitchell Messenger on top of the Aquaduct Building Aquaduct Street, Between Main and Broad Streets
Metamorphosis Wendell Castle Lighted wall relief Winter Garden, Bausch & Lomb, One Bausch & Lomb Place
Construction105 Jose de Rivera Rotating twisted oval that does not turn any more Rochester Institute of Technology
Collecta Cultura Jill Gussow Mosaic mural in the student union commons Wilson Commons, Student Union, U of R, River Campus
Children At Play Sylvia Reid Davis Designed by Sylvia Davis, fabricated by Mark McDermott School of the Arts, Prince Street at University Avenue
Birdman Dexter Benedict Cast Bronze Corporate Woods Office Park
ARTWalk Cat Vincent Massaro A concrete cat on a base, with a time capsule sealed inside Corner of Merriman and University Avenue
Another Little Adventure Nancy Gong 2 leaded glass windows Rochester Ferry Terminal, 4791 Lake Avenue
960 North Clinton Avenue Mural unknown One of a series of murals on North Clinton Avenue 960 North Clinton Avenue, at Mead Street
928 North Clinton Avenue Mural unknown One of a series of murals on North Clinton Avenue 928 North Clinton Avenue, at Laforce Street
Sound/Play Sculptures Bill & Mary Buchen A playground featuring big ears, eyes, a gong, slapped pipes, twist, wind reeds and parabolic benches Manhattan Square Park, Chestnut Street at Woodbury Boulevard
Sentinel Albert Paley A towering display of Paley's superb skill Administration Circle, Rochester Institute of Technology
The Monument Peter McGrain A huge dichroic glass window that dominates the center of the observation area Rochester International Airport, 1200 Brooks Avenue
Threshold Albert Paley An abstract steel sculpture that looks like a giant erector set fantasy At Klein Steel Corporation , 105 Vanguard Parkway
Totem Pole Walter Harris & Art Sterrit A traditional Indian totem pole, carved on site Present location is unknown
Triad Nancy Jurs Site-specific ceramic sculpture In storage at the Rochester International Airport, 1200 Brooks Avenue
Tribute to City Government John & Bill Kastner Painted mural representing the ideals of local government Rochester City Hall, 30 Church Street
Tribute to Man Kerro Bruegging A walkway and observation tower suspended over a sunken fountain area with a concert stage Howard Hanson Plaza in Manhattan Square Park Chestnut Street at Court Street
Water Spirits Mark & Diane Weisbeck Planned to be a "gateway" marking the entrance to Corn Hill Landing Exchange Boulevard at Plymouth Avenue
Zeus Dexter Benedict Bronze figurative sculpture Corporate Woods Office Park
Frederick Douglass Sidney Wells Edwards Bronze figure Highland Park, Resevoir at South Avenue
Frederick Douglass Mural K. Fitch Portrait of Frederick Douglass On a traffic signal control box at the intersection of Main, West and Chili Avenues
Sailboats Peter Macon Steel sculpture along the river walk. Rochester Ferry Terminal, 4791 Lake Avenue
Rochester Landmarks Richard Margolis Big B&W photographs of Rochester landmarks Rochester International Airport, 1200 Brooks Avenue
Prophets Leonard Urso Five elegantly slender figures On the balcony, Bausch & Lomb, One Bausch & Lomb Place
Prometheus Zarub Tsereteli A heroic - though tilting - figure reaching for a starburst In front of the SUNY Brockport Administration Building, 350 New Campus Drive, Brockport, NY
Present Passage Larry Kirkland An armillary suspended above a map of the world etched into the floor Lobby, Bausch & Lomb, One Bausch & Lomb Place
Mosaic Light Poles Betsy Weber Standard city light poles tricked out with mosaic tile work by Betsy Weber and other artists Along ARTWalk, mostly on University Avenue
Firemen Joseph P. Flynn Relief sculptures of stylized firemen flanking the entrance Rochester Fire Station, 414 Andrews Street
Engineers Have Fun Too Nancy Gong Bus shelter In front of Gleason Works, 1000 University Avenue
Equilateral Six Duayne Hatchett Twisted square In front of the Kenneth B. Keating Federal Building, State Street
Every Wall Falls Eventually Unknown A segment of the Berlin Wall, covered with graffiti Winter Garden, Bausch & Lomb, One Bausch & Lomb Place
Pride Symbols Christine Knoblauch Several fabricated steel symbols Corner of Atlantic and Beacon Street
Edward Mott Moore Thomas Hudson Jones Bronze seated figure looking toward the river Genesee Valley Park
Emergence (two sculptures) Nancy Jurs Ceramic sculpture with vaguely human form Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Dragonslayer Jim Gary A dinosaur skeleton sculpture Canal View Office Park, Canal View Boulevard
Balance Juan Carlos Caballero-Perez Soaring steel sculpture with elements balanced at the top Flatiron Building, 706 University Avenue
Bette Midler Bench Paul Knoblauch Forged steel bench with a wave-like pattern back and teak slat seat Gibbs Street at University Avenue, in the Grove Place
Airborne Stabile Susan Ferrari Rowley A kite-like hanging fabric sculpture Rochester International Airport
Playground Bench Paul Knoblauch A whimsical bench by an artist who works in The Neighborhood of the Arts Meriman Street at University Avenue, in the Neighborhood of the Arts
9/11 Tribute Richard Kron Monument to the firemen lost in the attacks on the Twin Towers in 2001 In front of the Fire Department, Main Street
ADZ/Pick Brad Spencer A stone a pick suspended in a frame structure Canal View Office Park, Canal View Boulevard
1041 North Clinton Avenue Mural unknown One of a series of murals on North Clinton Avenue 1041 North Clinton Avenue, at Avenue A
Planter and Bench Paul Knoblauch A fanciful bench and planter 80 Cascade Drive
Playground Tony Smith Open steel cube that invites small people to climb on or crawl through. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Omega ii Beverly Pepper Basic geometric forms that change their relationship as you view them from different angles Canal View Office Park, Canal View Boulevard
Gentle Woman Leonard Urso Raised copper figure 13 Seldon Street, in Grove Place
George Eastman Memorial Leo Friedlander Marble pillar with 2 figures Kodak Park, 1700 Lake Avenue, near Ridge Road
George Elwanger Tomb Nicola Cantalamessa-Papotti George Elwaner's tomb in M.t Hope Cemetery Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue
Goethe William Ehrich Stylized head on a base Highland Park, Reservoir at South Avenue
Graffiti Mural Project Tim Piper Mural above new entrance Village Gate, 274 North Goodman Street
Henry Lomb Memorial Walter H. Cassebeer An art deco obelisk Upper Falls Blvd. at St. Paul Street
Howdeee Bill Stewart Steel sculpture welcoming travellers Visitor's Center, Erie Canal
Ivory Soap Sign John Deats and Christine Muratore Perhaps the last original Ivory Soap sign Bittersweet Building, 41 N. Main Street
Josephine Baker Bench Paul Knoblauch Fanciful bench with teak seat with abstract metal curlicues Corner of Gibbs and University Avenue
Laura D. Knapp Monument Stonecarvers Collaborative Elaborately carved stone marker Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue

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