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

 

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This is a listing of all the public art pieces in the catalog. Feel free to browse around or view the slideshow of all the images. Click a category to sort by that category.

There are currently 158 art pieces in the catalog.

ImageArt Title Artist's Name Description Location
Main Street Bridge Railings Albert Paley 10 elaborate railing segments Main Street Bridge across the Genesee River, Downtown
Another Little Adventure Nancy Gong 2 leaded glass windows Rochester Ferry Terminal, 4791 Lake Avenue
Penguins Blanca Will 3 Bronze penguins Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Ferry Terminal Paintings Nicholas Agnello 3 paintings representing historic scenes Rochester Ferry Terminal, 4791 Lake Avenue
Maplewood Arch Dejan Pejovic 3 steel arches joined at the peak, connected by cables Lake Avenue at Ridge Road
Bridge Flower Mark & Diane Weisbeck 4 lighted sculptures on each of three bridges Ames, Child and Saxton Street bridges over Rte 490
Rochester Project Richard Fleischner 6 part site-specific Installation in a riverside park Charles Carroll Plaza, Andrews Street at the Genesee River
Monroe Gateway Guy Chiazza A "Gateway" sculpture that includes objects found in the neighborhood by by children The corner of Monroe Avenue and Laburnam Crescent
Cat and Bird Vincent Massaro A bird and cat modeled after student sculptures. Rochester City School #23, 170 Barrington Street
ARTWalk Cat Vincent Massaro A concrete cat on a base, with a time capsule sealed inside Corner of Merriman and University Avenue
Dragonslayer Jim Gary A dinosaur skeleton sculpture Canal View Office Park, Canal View Boulevard
Planter and Bench Paul Knoblauch A fanciful bench and planter 80 Cascade Drive
Welcome to Brockport Helen Smagorinsky A former commercial billboard transformed into a public art project Main Street South. at the RR overpass
Big Picture Rochester Kenichiro Sato A giant photo-mural Former Sibley's Department Store Windows, Main Street, and other locations dowtown Rochester
Schiller Monument Carl August Heber A glowering bronze bust Schiller Park - Andrews Street at Franklin Street
Threshold of the Dawn David Stephanus A grove of twisted tree-like shapes 100 North Chestnut Street
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
Chubby Vincent Massaro A horse and fireman representing the last fire horse in Rochester In front of Craft Company #6, on University Avenue
The Monument Peter McGrain A huge dichroic glass window that dominates the center of the observation area Rochester International Airport, 1200 Brooks Avenue
Airborne Stabile Susan Ferrari Rowley A kite-like hanging fabric sculpture Rochester International Airport
Wallana Deborah Butterfield A larger than life horse that looks like it's made of twisted branches Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Liberty Pole James Johnson A modern interpretation of a traditional liberty pole Liberty Pole Plaza, at the corner of Main and Franklin Streets
  Sundial Alistair Bevikngton A modern sundial, designed by an architect In the Residence Quad, Rochester Institute of Technology
The Elders Bill Stewart A pair of ceramic sculptures Seldon Street, in Grove Place
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
Skystone 6 Glenn Zweygardt A polished stone elevated to emphasize its importance In front of the SUNY Brockport Fine Art Building on Holly Street, Brockport
Every Wall Falls Eventually Unknown A segment of the Berlin Wall, covered with graffiti Winter Garden, Bausch & Lomb, One Bausch & Lomb Place
Tiffany Windows Tiffany Studio A series of Tiffany windows Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 North Fitzhugh Street
  Seventh Spirit Dexter Benedict A small bronze angel Unknown, stolen from 164 Gibbs Street, in Grove Place
  Les Racines et les Raisons Jennifer Hecker A steel sculpture representing a bed incorporating images depicting Brockport's history. Remembrance Park, at Park and High Streets
ADZ/Pick Brad Spencer A stone a pick suspended in a frame structure Canal View Office Park, Canal View Boulevard
Pharaoh Leonard Urso A tall, elegant, slightly ominous figure standing among the trees Eastman Place, Gibbs at Main Street
Sentinel Albert Paley A towering display of Paley's superb skill Administration Circle, Rochester Institute of Technology
Totem Pole Walter Harris & Art Sterrit A traditional Indian totem pole, carved on site Present location is unknown
Webster Street Garden David Merkel A triangular urban oasis with paths, benches, flowers and landscaping, transformed from a littered empty lot in a transitional neighborhood The corner of Webster and Goodman Streets
Fireman's Monument H.S. Hebard A uniformed figure atop a pedestal overlooking the fireman's section Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue
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
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
Weary Pilgrim Nicola Cantalamessa-Papotti Aaron Erickson's tomb by Nicola Cantalamessa-Papotti Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue
  Dancers Peter Macon Abstract steel dancers 10 Seldon Street, in Grove Place
Threshold Albert Paley An abstract steel sculpture that looks like a giant erector set fantasy At Klein Steel Corporation , 105 Vanguard Parkway
Merchants Road Mural Rick Muto An active neighborhood scene painted on the side of a building The intersection of Merchants and Culver Roads
Present Passage Larry Kirkland An armillary suspended above a map of the world etched into the floor Lobby, Bausch & Lomb, One Bausch & Lomb Place
Henry Lomb Memorial Walter H. Cassebeer An art deco obelisk Upper Falls Blvd. at St. Paul Street
Cascade Drive Bench Paul Knoblauch An artist's bench that mimics the now renovated industrial buildings in the Cascade District On Cascade Drive, opposite Bemis Alley
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
Cathy Feinen Student Sculpture Garden Students Animal fantasies cast in bronze Rochester City School #23, 170 Barrington Street
Vertical Ventaglio Beverly Pepper Animated falling squares suggesting motion or a sequence Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Wings of Progress Ralph T. Walker Art deco wings at the peak of the building Times Square Building, Broad and Exchange Streets
Gannett Building Relief Unknown Bas-relief panel with classical figures Gannett Building at the corner of Broad and Exchange Streets
Trust and Security Jesse Corbin Bas-relief sculpture Times Square Building, 45 Exchange Boulevard
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
Poet's Garden   Benches inscribed with poetry along a wooded path Highland Park, opposite the Lamberton Conservatory
Rochester Landmarks Richard Margolis Big B&W photographs of Rochester landmarks Rochester International Airport, 1200 Brooks Avenue
Zakor (Remember) David Klass Broken menorah & barbed wire Courtyard, Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Avenue
Passenger Pigeon Todd McGrain Bronze bird near the ARTWalk Bus Shelter Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
  Austin Steward Bust Calvin Hubbard Bronze bust 2nd Floor - Clarion Hotel Riverside, 120 Main Street East
Messenger Dexter Benedict Bronze figurative sculpture Corporate Woods Office Park
Workman Poet Dexter Benedict Bronze figurative sculpture Corporate Woods Office Park
Zeus Dexter Benedict Bronze figurative sculpture Corporate Woods Office Park
Frederick Douglass Sidney Wells Edwards Bronze figure Highland Park, Resevoir at South Avenue
Children in the Hand of God Dexter Benedict Bronze hand holding a boy with a Torah and a girl Temple Brith Kodesh - Courtyard
Civil War Monument Sallie Farnham Bronze monument of a soldier and boy Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue
  Family Tree Eddie Davis Bronze narrative sculpture Lamberton Conservatory, in Highland Park
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
Edward Mott Moore Thomas Hudson Jones Bronze seated figure looking toward the river Genesee Valley Park
Three Piece Reclining Figure No. 1 Henry Moore Bronze segments that resemble vertebrae Rochester Institute of Technology
Engineers Have Fun Too Nancy Gong Bus shelter In front of Gleason Works, 1000 University Avenue
Let Me Be Your Shelter John & Laurie Grieco Bus shelter 822 University Avenue
Six Cubes William Sellers Carefully balanced arrangement of polished cubes Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Growth of Man Joe Hendrick Carved panels with symbols on the facade Virgil I. Grissom School #7, 31 Bryan Street at Dewey Avenue
Birdman Dexter Benedict Cast Bronze Corporate Woods Office Park
The Council Bill Stewart Ceramic animal-like figures in a pool Rochester International Airport, 1200 Brooks Avenue
  Lady Rochester Nancy Jurs Ceramic sculpture Linden Oaks Office Park, 400 Linden Oaks
Emergence (two sculptures) Nancy Jurs Ceramic sculpture with vaguely human form Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Animal Totem John Dempsey Chain saw sculpture based on student's pictures of animals Rochester City School #23, 170 Barrington Street
Lunar Eclipse Wendell Castle Clock on top of a misaligned segmented column Rochester International Airport (Storage), 1200 Brooks Avenue
Children At Play Sylvia Reid Davis Designed by Sylvia Davis, fabricated by Mark McDermott School of the Arts, Prince Street at University Avenue
War Memorial Eagle Carl Paul Jennewein Eagle breaking chains that are falling away War Memorial Plaza, near Court Street
Laura D. Knapp Monument Stonecarvers Collaborative Elaborately carved stone marker Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue
Untitled (Sculpture) Albert Paley Fabricated corten steel The Strong Museum, Woodbury Boulevard
School of Fish Paul Knoblauch Fabricated steel fish and a weather vane Rochester Ferry Terminal, 4791 Lake Avenue
Josephine Baker Bench Paul Knoblauch Fanciful bench with teak seat with abstract metal curlicues Corner of Gibbs and University Avenue
Thought Dexter Benedict Figurative sculpture, waiting outside the entrance Corporate Woods Office Park
Dream Dexter Benedict Figure waiting at the door Corporate Woods Office Park
Prophets Leonard Urso Five elegantly slender figures On the balcony, Bausch & Lomb, One Bausch & Lomb Place
Woman with Curlers Albert Leon Wilson Folded steel sketch of woman with flowing hair Memorial Art Gallery, 500 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
  Seat of Forgetting and Remembering Adriana Ippel Slutzky Four columns covered with over 600 impressions of faces and hands Along the trail above Lower Falls, behind the YMCA
Industry, Geography, Astronomy and Navigation Unknown Four marble figures surrounded by evergreens University of Rochester, near Meliora Hall
U of R Untitled Arch Miller Geologic forms protruding from the earth, at the entrance of the studio art building Joseph Wilson Drive, University of Rochester
George Elwanger Tomb Nicola Cantalamessa-Papotti George Elwaner's tomb in M.t Hope Cemetery Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue
Mask Bill Stewart Glazed terra cotta mask peering down from a wall Seldon Street, in Grove Place
Bus Transfer by the Dixie Wig Ruth Manning Handwoven tapestry Rochester International Airport (Storage), 1200 Brooks Avenue
Three Forms Roy Gussow Interlocking triangular forms on a marble base Xerox Building, 1 Xerox Square
Two Lines Up Eccentric Twelve Feet George Rickey Kinetic sculpture that responds to the slightest breeze Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Massaro Sculpture Garden Vincent Massaro Landscaped yard with fabricated elements, vines, tree debris, and anonymous donations The intersection of Canterbury Road and Harvard Street
Metamorphosis Wendell Castle Lighted wall relief Winter Garden, Bausch & Lomb, One Bausch & Lomb Place
George Eastman Memorial Leo Friedlander Marble pillar with 2 figures Kodak Park, 1700 Lake Avenue, near Ridge Road
Mercury J. Guernsey Mitchell Messenger on top of the Aquaduct Building Aquaduct Street, Between Main and Broad Streets

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