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
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
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
8 WPA Murals Carl Peters WPA murals in the school auditorium Charlotte High School, 4115 Lake Avenue
819 North Clinton Avenue Mural unknown One of a series of murals on North Clinton Avenue The Clinton Grocery, 819 North Clinton 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
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
ADZ/Pick Brad Spencer A stone a pick suspended in a frame structure Canal View Office Park, Canal View Boulevard
Airborne Stabile Susan Ferrari Rowley A kite-like hanging fabric sculpture Rochester International Airport
Animal Totem John Dempsey Chain saw sculpture based on student's pictures of animals Rochester City School #23, 170 Barrington Street
Another Little Adventure Nancy Gong 2 leaded glass windows Rochester Ferry Terminal, 4791 Lake Avenue
ARTStop Ed Stringham One of three ARTWalk bus shelters In front of Memorial Art Gallery on University Avenue
ARTWalk Cat Vincent Massaro A concrete cat on a base, with a time capsule sealed inside Corner of Merriman and University Avenue
  Austin Steward Bust Calvin Hubbard Bronze bust 2nd Floor - Clarion Hotel Riverside, 120 Main Street East
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
Big Head Sean Calyer Welded steel head Courtyard, Village Gate, 274 North Goodman Street
Big Picture Rochester Kenichiro Sato A giant photo-mural Former Sibley's Department Store Windows, Main Street, and other locations dowtown Rochester
Birdman Dexter Benedict Cast Bronze Corporate Woods Office Park
Bragdon Windows Claude Bragdon Stained glass windows Universalist Church, 150 Clinton Avenue, South
Bridge Flower Mark & Diane Weisbeck 4 lighted sculptures on each of three bridges Ames, Child and Saxton Street bridges over Rte 490
Bus Transfer by the Dixie Wig Ruth Manning Handwoven tapestry Rochester International Airport (Storage), 1200 Brooks Avenue
Cab Calloway Monument   Monument to one of Rochester's own Otto Henderberg Square, on Sycamore Street, Swillburg Neighborhood
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
Cat and Bird Vincent Massaro A bird and cat modeled after student sculptures. Rochester City School #23, 170 Barrington Street
Cathy Feinen Student Sculpture Garden Students Animal fantasies cast in bronze Rochester City School #23, 170 Barrington Street
Children At Play Sylvia Reid Davis Designed by Sylvia Davis, fabricated by Mark McDermott School of the Arts, Prince Street at University Avenue
Children in the Hand of God Dexter Benedict Bronze hand holding a boy with a Torah and a girl Temple Brith Kodesh - Courtyard
Chubby Vincent Massaro A horse and fireman representing the last fire horse in Rochester In front of Craft Company #6, on University Avenue
Civil War Monument Sallie Farnham Bronze monument of a soldier and boy Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue
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
  Col. Partick Henry O'Rorke Dexter Benedict Portrait bust Visitor's Center, The Center at High Falls
Collecta Cultura Jill Gussow Mosaic mural in the student union commons Wilson Commons, Student Union, U of R, River Campus
Construction105 Jose de Rivera Rotating twisted oval that does not turn any more Rochester Institute of Technology
  Dancers Peter Macon Abstract steel dancers 10 Seldon Street, in Grove Place
Dragonslayer Jim Gary A dinosaur skeleton sculpture Canal View Office Park, Canal View Boulevard
Dream Dexter Benedict Figure waiting at the door Corporate Woods Office Park
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
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
  Family Tree Eddie Davis Bronze narrative sculpture Lamberton Conservatory, in Highland Park
Ferry Terminal Paintings Nicholas Agnello 3 paintings representing historic scenes Rochester Ferry Terminal, 4791 Lake Avenue
Fireman's Monument H.S. Hebard A uniformed figure atop a pedestal overlooking the fireman's section Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue
Firemen Joseph P. Flynn Relief sculptures of stylized firemen flanking the entrance Rochester Fire Station, 414 Andrews Street
Fox Sisters Monument Unknown Monument to birth of spiritualism Troup Street near Plymouth
Fred & Ginger Arch Miller Pair of dancing shapes Main Street at Scio
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
Gannett Building Relief Unknown Bas-relief panel with classical figures Gannett Building at the corner of Broad and Exchange Streets
Genesee Passage Albert Paley Soaring formed and fabricated steel tower Bausch & Lomb, One Bausch & Lomb Place
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
Growth of Man Joe Hendrick Carved panels with symbols on the facade Virgil I. Grissom School #7, 31 Bryan Street at Dewey Avenue
Henry Lomb Memorial Walter H. Cassebeer An art deco obelisk Upper Falls Blvd. at St. Paul Street
Historical Charlotte John Kastner Mural representing Charlotte's history Charlotte Library, 3615 Lake Avenue
Howdeee Bill Stewart Steel sculpture welcoming travellers Visitor's Center, Erie Canal
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
Industry, Geography, Astronomy and Navigation Unknown Four marble figures surrounded by evergreens University of Rochester, near Meliora Hall
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
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,
Labor Lyceum Sculptures Unknown Three carved stone fugures 580 St. Paul Street
  Lady Rochester Nancy Jurs Ceramic sculpture Linden Oaks Office Park, 400 Linden Oaks
Laura D. Knapp Monument Stonecarvers Collaborative Elaborately carved stone marker Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue
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
  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
Let Me Be Your Shelter John & Laurie Grieco Bus shelter 822 University Avenue
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
Liberty Pole James Johnson A modern interpretation of a traditional liberty pole Liberty Pole Plaza, at the corner of Main and Franklin Streets
Lunar Eclipse Wendell Castle Clock on top of a misaligned segmented column Rochester International Airport (Storage), 1200 Brooks Avenue
Main Street Bridge Railings Albert Paley 10 elaborate railing segments Main Street Bridge across the Genesee River, Downtown
Maplewood Arch Dejan Pejovic 3 steel arches joined at the peak, connected by cables Lake Avenue at Ridge Road
Mask Bill Stewart Glazed terra cotta mask peering down from a wall Seldon Street, in Grove Place
Massaro Sculpture Garden Vincent Massaro Landscaped yard with fabricated elements, vines, tree debris, and anonymous donations The intersection of Canterbury Road and Harvard Street
Merchants Road Mural Rick Muto An active neighborhood scene painted on the side of a building The intersection of Merchants and Culver Roads
Mercury J. Guernsey Mitchell Messenger on top of the Aquaduct Building Aquaduct Street, Between Main and Broad Streets
Messenger Dexter Benedict Bronze figurative sculpture Corporate Woods Office Park
Metamorphosis Wendell Castle Lighted wall relief Winter Garden, Bausch & Lomb, One Bausch & Lomb Place
Millennium Bench Albert Paley Sculptural bench intended to impress rather than comfort Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
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
  Moribus Strip Jose De Rivera Revolving figure 8 Rochester Institute of Technology
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
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
Mountain Piece Hilda Morris Shrouded figures, dancing Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
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
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
  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
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
Pharaoh Leonard Urso A tall, elegant, slightly ominous figure standing among the trees Eastman Place, Gibbs at Main Street
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
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

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