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


Chubby by Vincent Massaro

Location: In front of Craft Company #6, on University Avenue
Rochester, NY (view Google map)
Material: Steel and concrete
Dated: 2001

Description: A horse and fireman representing the last fire horse in Rochester

Caption: Chubby is one of 150 "Horses on Parade" painted or decorated by local artists, then auctioned as a fund raising project to benefit local charities.

Chubby who represents the last fire horse employed by the Rochester Fire Department, was assigned to Engine Company #6 on University Avenue, now the location of Craft Company #6.

For more information about the history of the Rochester Fire Department look at "In the Finest Tradition" by Dan McBride, published in 2005.


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