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
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
Workman Poet Dexter Benedict Bronze figurative sculpture Corporate Woods Office Park
Woman with Curlers Albert Leon Wilson Folded steel sketch of woman with flowing hair 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
Welcome to Brockport Helen Smagorinsky A former commercial billboard transformed into a public art project Main Street South. at the RR overpass
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
Weary Pilgrim Nicola Cantalamessa-Papotti Aaron Erickson's tomb by Nicola Cantalamessa-Papotti Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue
Water Spirits Mark & Diane Weisbeck Planned to be a "gateway" marking the entrance to Corn Hill Landing Exchange Boulevard at Plymouth Avenue
War Memorial Eagle Carl Paul Jennewein Eagle breaking chains that are falling away War Memorial Plaza, near Court Street
Wallana Deborah Butterfield A larger than life horse that looks like it's made of twisted branches Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
  Wall Relief Tom Markusen Wall mounted relief sculpture Red Cross, 75 College Avenue
Vietnam War Memorial Wayne Williams Soldier marching into a granite slab, set in a memorial garden Highland Park
Vertical Ventaglio Beverly Pepper Animated falling squares suggesting motion or a sequence Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
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)
Untitled (Sculpture) Albert Paley Fabricated corten steel The Strong Museum, Woodbury Boulevard
Untitled (Sculpture) Francesco Somaini Projectile, aimed toward the sky Strasenburgh Planetarium, 657 East Avenue
Untitled (Bench) Paul Knoblauch One of Knoblauch's fun art benches Seldon Street, in Grove Place
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
Two Lines Up Eccentric Twelve Feet George Rickey Kinetic sculpture that responds to the slightest breeze Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Twist Wendell Castle Pretzel-shaped red plastic sculpture Between the Sister Cities Pedestrian Bridge and Mortimer Street
Trust and Security Jesse Corbin Bas-relief sculpture Times Square Building, 45 Exchange Boulevard
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
Tribute to City Government John & Bill Kastner Painted mural representing the ideals of local government Rochester City Hall, 30 Church Street
Triad Nancy Jurs Site-specific ceramic sculpture In storage at the Rochester International Airport, 1200 Brooks Avenue
Totem Pole Walter Harris & Art Sterrit A traditional Indian totem pole, carved on site Present location is unknown
Tojo Memorial Garden   Trickle fountain, garden pond and stone lanterns Rochester Institute of Technology
Tiffany Windows Tiffany Studio A series of Tiffany windows Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 North Fitzhugh Street
Threshold of the Dawn David Stephanus A grove of twisted tree-like shapes 100 North Chestnut Street
Threshold Albert Paley An abstract steel sculpture that looks like a giant erector set fantasy At Klein Steel Corporation , 105 Vanguard Parkway
Three Piece Reclining Figure No. 1 Henry Moore Bronze segments that resemble vertebrae Rochester Institute of Technology
Three Forms Roy Gussow Interlocking triangular forms on a marble base Xerox Building, 1 Xerox Square
Thought Dexter Benedict Figurative sculpture, waiting outside the entrance Corporate Woods Office Park
The Monument Peter McGrain A huge dichroic glass window that dominates the center of the observation area Rochester International Airport, 1200 Brooks Avenue
The Five Sisters Mary Taylor Realistic flock of geese suspended 40? feet overhead Winter Garden, Bausch & Lomb, One Bausch & Lomb Place
The Elders Bill Stewart A pair of ceramic sculptures Seldon Street, in Grove Place
The Council Bill Stewart Ceramic animal-like figures in a pool Rochester International Airport, 1200 Brooks Avenue
  Sundial Alistair Bevikngton A modern sundial, designed by an architect In the Residence Quad, Rochester Institute of Technology
  Split Cube Carl Zollo Mirror finish pair of cubes Rochester Institute of Technology
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
Soldiers & Sailors Monument Leonard W. Volk President Lincoln on a column above 4 figures Washington Square Park, Clinton Avenue 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
Six Cubes William Sellers Carefully balanced arrangement of polished cubes Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
  Seventh Spirit Dexter Benedict A small bronze angel Unknown, stolen from 164 Gibbs Street, in Grove Place
Sentinel Albert Paley A towering display of Paley's superb skill Administration Circle, Rochester Institute of Technology
  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
School of Fish Paul Knoblauch Fabricated steel fish and a weather vane Rochester Ferry Terminal, 4791 Lake Avenue
Schiller Monument Carl August Heber A glowering bronze bust Schiller Park - Andrews Street at Franklin Street
Sailboats Peter Macon Steel sculpture along the river walk. Rochester Ferry Terminal, 4791 Lake Avenue
Rundell library Relief Ulysses Ricci Stone bas-relief on 2 separate panels Rochester Public Library, 115 South Avenue
Rochester Project Richard Fleischner 6 part site-specific Installation in a riverside park Charles Carroll Plaza, Andrews Street at the Genesee River
Rochester Landmarks Richard Margolis Big B&W photographs of Rochester landmarks Rochester International Airport, 1200 Brooks Avenue
RCSB Mosaic Unknown Mosaic tile Citizens Bank, 40 Franklin Street
Prophets Leonard Urso Five elegantly slender figures On the balcony, Bausch & Lomb, One Bausch & Lomb Place
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
Pride Symbols Christine Knoblauch Several fabricated steel symbols Corner of Atlantic and Beacon Street
Present Passage Larry Kirkland An armillary suspended above a map of the world etched into the floor Lobby, Bausch & Lomb, One Bausch & Lomb Place
Poet's Garden   Benches inscribed with poetry along a wooded path Highland Park, opposite the Lamberton Conservatory
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
Playground Tony Smith Open steel cube that invites small people to climb on or crawl through. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Planter and Bench Paul Knoblauch A fanciful bench and planter 80 Cascade Drive
Pharaoh Leonard Urso A tall, elegant, slightly ominous figure standing among the trees Eastman Place, Gibbs at Main Street
Penguins Blanca Will 3 Bronze penguins Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Passenger Pigeon Todd McGrain Bronze bird near the ARTWalk Bus Shelter Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
  Orpheus Dexter Benedict One of 7 pieces at Corporate Woods. Corporate Woods Office Park
  Oracle Dexter Benedict One of 7 pieces at Corporate Woods. Corporate Woods Office Park
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
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
Mountain Piece Hilda Morris Shrouded figures, dancing Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
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
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
  Moribus Strip Jose De Rivera Revolving figure 8 Rochester Institute of Technology
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
Millennium Bench Albert Paley Sculptural bench intended to impress rather than comfort Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Metamorphosis Wendell Castle Lighted wall relief Winter Garden, Bausch & Lomb, One Bausch & Lomb Place
Messenger Dexter Benedict Bronze figurative sculpture Corporate Woods Office Park
Mercury J. Guernsey Mitchell Messenger on top of the Aquaduct Building Aquaduct Street, Between Main and Broad Streets
Merchants Road Mural Rick Muto An active neighborhood scene painted on the side of a building The intersection of Merchants and Culver Roads
Massaro Sculpture Garden Vincent Massaro Landscaped yard with fabricated elements, vines, tree debris, and anonymous donations The intersection of Canterbury Road and Harvard Street
Mask Bill Stewart Glazed terra cotta mask peering down from a wall Seldon Street, in Grove Place
Maplewood Arch Dejan Pejovic 3 steel arches joined at the peak, connected by cables Lake Avenue at Ridge Road
Main Street Bridge Railings Albert Paley 10 elaborate railing segments Main Street Bridge across the Genesee River, Downtown
Lunar Eclipse Wendell Castle Clock on top of a misaligned segmented column Rochester International Airport (Storage), 1200 Brooks Avenue
Liberty Pole James Johnson A modern interpretation of a traditional liberty pole Liberty Pole Plaza, at the corner of Main and Franklin Streets
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
Let Me Be Your Shelter John & Laurie Grieco Bus shelter 822 University Avenue
  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
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
Laura D. Knapp Monument Stonecarvers Collaborative Elaborately carved stone marker Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Avenue
  Lady Rochester Nancy Jurs Ceramic sculpture Linden Oaks Office Park, 400 Linden Oaks
Labor Lyceum Sculptures Unknown Three carved stone fugures 580 St. Paul Street
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,
Josephine Baker Bench Paul Knoblauch Fanciful bench with teak seat with abstract metal curlicues Corner of Gibbs and University Avenue
Ivory Soap Sign John Deats and Christine Muratore Perhaps the last original Ivory Soap sign Bittersweet Building, 41 N. Main Street
Industry, Geography, Astronomy and Navigation Unknown Four marble figures surrounded by evergreens University of Rochester, near Meliora Hall
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
Howdeee Bill Stewart Steel sculpture welcoming travellers Visitor's Center, Erie Canal
Historical Charlotte John Kastner Mural representing Charlotte's history Charlotte Library, 3615 Lake Avenue
Henry Lomb Memorial Walter H. Cassebeer An art deco obelisk Upper Falls Blvd. at St. Paul Street
Growth of Man Joe Hendrick Carved panels with symbols on the facade Virgil I. Grissom School #7, 31 Bryan Street at Dewey Avenue

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