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
  Dancers Peter Macon Abstract steel dancers 10 Seldon Street, in Grove Place
Threshold of the Dawn David Stephanus A grove of twisted tree-like shapes 100 North Chestnut Street
1041 North Clinton Avenue Mural unknown One of a series of murals on North Clinton Avenue 1041 North Clinton Avenue, at Avenue A
1233 North Clinton Avenue Mural unknown One of a series of murals on North Clinton Avenue 1233 North Clinton Avenue, opposite Kohlman Street
Gentle Woman Leonard Urso Raised copper figure 13 Seldon Street, in Grove Place
  Austin Steward Bust Calvin Hubbard Bronze bust 2nd Floor - Clarion Hotel Riverside, 120 Main Street East
Labor Lyceum Sculptures Unknown Three carved stone fugures 580 St. Paul Street
Planter and Bench Paul Knoblauch A fanciful bench and planter 80 Cascade Drive
Let Me Be Your Shelter John & Laurie Grieco Bus shelter 822 University Avenue
928 North Clinton Avenue Mural unknown One of a series of murals on North Clinton Avenue 928 North Clinton Avenue, at Laforce Street
960 North Clinton Avenue Mural unknown One of a series of murals on North Clinton Avenue 960 North Clinton Avenue, at Mead Street
Sentinel Albert Paley A towering display of Paley's superb skill Administration Circle, Rochester Institute of Technology
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
  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
Bridge Flower Mark & Diane Weisbeck 4 lighted sculptures on each of three bridges Ames, Child and Saxton Street bridges over Rte 490
Mercury J. Guernsey Mitchell Messenger on top of the Aquaduct Building Aquaduct Street, Between Main and Broad Streets
Threshold Albert Paley An abstract steel sculpture that looks like a giant erector set fantasy At Klein Steel Corporation , 105 Vanguard Parkway
Genesee Passage Albert Paley Soaring formed and fabricated steel tower Bausch & Lomb, One Bausch & Lomb Place
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
Twist Wendell Castle Pretzel-shaped red plastic sculpture Between the Sister Cities Pedestrian Bridge and Mortimer Street
Ivory Soap Sign John Deats and Christine Muratore Perhaps the last original Ivory Soap sign Bittersweet Building, 41 N. Main Street
Dragonslayer Jim Gary A dinosaur skeleton sculpture Canal View Office Park, Canal View Boulevard
ADZ/Pick Brad Spencer A stone a pick suspended in a frame structure Canal View Office Park, Canal View 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
Rochester Project Richard Fleischner 6 part site-specific Installation in a riverside park Charles Carroll Plaza, Andrews Street at the Genesee River
8 WPA Murals Carl Peters WPA murals in the school auditorium Charlotte High School, 4115 Lake Avenue
Historical Charlotte John Kastner Mural representing Charlotte's history Charlotte Library, 3615 Lake Avenue
RCSB Mosaic Unknown Mosaic tile Citizens Bank, 40 Franklin Street
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
Pride Symbols Christine Knoblauch Several fabricated steel symbols Corner of Atlantic and Beacon Street
Josephine Baker Bench Paul Knoblauch Fanciful bench with teak seat with abstract metal curlicues Corner of Gibbs and University Avenue
ARTWalk Cat Vincent Massaro A concrete cat on a base, with a time capsule sealed inside Corner of Merriman and University Avenue
Dream Dexter Benedict Figure waiting at the door Corporate Woods Office Park
  Oracle Dexter Benedict One of 7 pieces at Corporate Woods. Corporate Woods Office Park
  Orpheus Dexter Benedict One of 7 pieces at Corporate Woods. Corporate Woods Office Park
Messenger Dexter Benedict Bronze figurative sculpture Corporate Woods Office Park
Birdman Dexter Benedict Cast Bronze Corporate Woods Office Park
Thought Dexter Benedict Figurative sculpture, waiting outside the entrance 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
Zakor (Remember) David Klass Broken menorah & barbed wire Courtyard, Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Avenue
Big Head Sean Calyer Welded steel head Courtyard, Village Gate, 274 North Goodman Street
Tiffany Windows Tiffany Studio A series of Tiffany windows Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 North Fitzhugh Street
Pharaoh Leonard Urso A tall, elegant, slightly ominous figure standing among the trees Eastman Place, Gibbs at Main Street
Water Spirits Mark & Diane Weisbeck Planned to be a "gateway" marking the entrance to Corn Hill Landing Exchange Boulevard at Plymouth Avenue
Balance Juan Carlos Caballero-Perez Soaring steel sculpture with elements balanced at the top Flatiron Building, 706 University Avenue
Big Picture Rochester Kenichiro Sato A giant photo-mural Former Sibley's Department Store Windows, Main Street, and other locations dowtown Rochester
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)
Gannett Building Relief Unknown Bas-relief panel with classical figures Gannett Building at the corner of Broad and Exchange Streets
Edward Mott Moore Thomas Hudson Jones Bronze seated figure looking toward the river Genesee Valley Park
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
Vietnam War Memorial William Yager Soldier marching into a granite slab, set in a memorial garden Highland Park
Poet's Garden   Benches inscribed with poetry along a wooded path Highland Park, opposite the Lamberton Conservatory
Goethe William Ehrich Stylized head on a base Highland Park, Reservoir at South Avenue
Frederick Douglass Sidney Wells Edwards Bronze figure Highland Park, Resevoir at South 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
Chubby Vincent Massaro A horse and fireman representing the last fire horse in Rochester In front of Craft Company #6, on University Avenue
Engineers Have Fun Too Nancy Gong Bus shelter In front of Gleason Works, 1000 University Avenue
ARTStop Ed Stringham One of three ARTWalk bus shelters In front of Memorial Art Gallery on University Avenue
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
Equilateral Six Duayne Hatchett Twisted square In front of the Kenneth B. Keating Federal Building, State 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
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
Triad Nancy Jurs Site-specific ceramic sculpture In storage at the Rochester International Airport, 1200 Brooks Avenue
  Sundial Alistair Bevikngton A modern sundial, designed by an architect In the Residence Quad, Rochester Institute of Technology
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 Eastman Memorial Leo Friedlander Marble pillar with 2 figures Kodak Park, 1700 Lake Avenue, near Ridge Road
Maplewood Arch Dejan Pejovic 3 steel arches joined at the peak, connected by cables Lake Avenue at Ridge Road
  Family Tree Eddie Davis Bronze narrative sculpture Lamberton Conservatory, in Highland Park
Liberty Pole James Johnson A modern interpretation of a traditional liberty pole Liberty Pole Plaza, at the corner of Main and Franklin Streets
  Lady Rochester Nancy Jurs Ceramic sculpture Linden Oaks Office Park, 400 Linden Oaks
Present Passage Larry Kirkland An armillary suspended above a map of the world etched into the floor Lobby, Bausch & Lomb, One Bausch & Lomb Place
Fred & Ginger Arch Miller Pair of dancing shapes Main Street at Scio
Main Street Bridge Railings Albert Paley 10 elaborate railing segments Main Street Bridge across the Genesee River, Downtown
Welcome to Brockport Helen Smagorinsky A former commercial billboard transformed into a public art project Main Street South. at the RR overpass
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
Mountain Piece Hilda Morris Shrouded figures, dancing Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Emergence (two sculptures) Nancy Jurs Ceramic sculpture with vaguely human form Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Playground Tony Smith Open steel cube that invites small people to climb on or crawl through. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Millennium Bench Albert Paley Sculptural bench intended to impress rather than comfort Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Six Cubes William Sellers Carefully balanced arrangement of polished cubes Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Passenger Pigeon Todd McGrain Bronze bird near the ARTWalk Bus Shelter Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Penguins Blanca Will 3 Bronze penguins Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Two Lines Up Eccentric Twelve Feet George Rickey Kinetic sculpture that responds to the slightest breeze Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Vertical Ventaglio Beverly Pepper Animated falling squares suggesting motion or a sequence Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Wallana Deborah Butterfield A larger than life horse that looks like it's made of twisted branches Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Woman with Curlers Albert Leon Wilson Folded steel sketch of woman with flowing hair Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
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
Fireman's Monument H.S. Hebard A uniformed figure atop a pedestal overlooking the fireman's section Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue
George Elwanger Tomb Nicola Cantalamessa-Papotti George Elwaner's tomb in M.t Hope Cemetery Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue
Laura D. Knapp Monument Stonecarvers Collaborative Elaborately carved stone marker Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue
Civil War Monument Sallie Farnham Bronze monument of a soldier and boy Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue
Weary Pilgrim Nicola Cantalamessa-Papotti Aaron Erickson's tomb by Nicola Cantalamessa-Papotti Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue
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,
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
Frederick Douglass Mural K. Fitch Portrait of Frederick Douglass On a traffic signal control box at the intersection of Main, West and Chili Avenues
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
Prophets Leonard Urso Five elegantly slender figures On the balcony, Bausch & Lomb, One Bausch & Lomb Place
Cab Calloway Monument   Monument to one of Rochester's own Otto Henderberg Square, on Sycamore Street, Swillburg Neighborhood
Totem Pole Walter Harris & Art Sterrit A traditional Indian totem pole, carved on site Present location is unknown

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