East Avenue and Park Avenue
There is nothing quite so pretty as a stroll down the Avenues in Rochester, NY. No matter the season you will delight in the architecture. The most popular areas are East Avenue and Park Avenue and all the many streets adjacent to them. Each Area has a style and a feel all its own.
East Avenue Facts:
East Avenue is a historic district that boasts Greek Revival, Italianate, and Queen Anne Architecture.
East Avenue has the most exquisite mansions to drool over. One of the most famous mansions is the George Eastman Mansion. Tours are available of the Mansion and Gardens, as well as The International Museum of Photography and Film. Be sure to pay a visit to 900 East Avenue, click here for details.
A popular Rochester Stop is RMSC: Rochester Museum and Science Center and Strasenburgh Planetarium are located at 663 East Avenue, click here for details.
The Zen Center a Buddhist Temple is located at the corner of East Avenue/Arnold Park. Founded in 1966, It is one of the oldest and largest Zen Buddhist organizations in the US. Click here for more details
The lavish Genesee Valley Club is located at 421 East Avenue an exclusive country club.
The East End offers a variety of Restaurants and Nightclubs.
Arena’s Inc. is a terrific florist and gift shop located at 260 East Avenue. Click here for more details.
The Little Theater at 240 East Ave has a mix of indie & foreign films, rotating art displays, and music in a 1929 theater with a casual café.
Max of Eastman Place offers fine dining near the Eastman Theatre venue providing a great date-night experience.
Char Steak & Lounge is an exquisite restaurant located at 550 East Avenue at the Strathallen -a Double Tree by Hilton Restaurant Hotel and Spa.
At 16 East Blvd. just off East Avenue, you will have the esteemed pleasure of walking by and viewing the Edward Boynton House a Frank Lloyd Wright historical landmark.
Park Avenue Facts:
Along Park Avenue, you will find a variety of Restaurants, Bistros, Cafes, and Coffee Shops with great options of food and drinks to enjoy.
There are tons of boutiques and shops to find that perfect gift for someone special and one for you as well.
Parkleigh is located at the corner of Goodman/Park. It is filled with all kinds of fun items.
MacKenzie-Childs is at 235 Park Ave. A collector’s dream. Be sure to stop in and see the gorgeous shop (right across from Parkleigh).
If you are ever in Rochester, New York be certain to take the time to explore these neighborhood areas. They have so much to offer. You can spend a day exploring all that there is to do and see. You will be glad you came.