Living in Rochester
Welcome to Rochester, New York, a city that's known as the World's Image Centre due to the fact that major companies like Kodak, Bausch & Lomb, and Xerox are headquartered there. The city captures an impressive image as an international center of higher education, home to major universities with national acclaim for their highly-developed research programs including the highly regarded University of Rochester and the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Picture this: Rochester has developed into a metropolitan blend of stellar attractions, charming neighborhoods and historic canal towns. Throughout its transformation, the city has snapped up top rankings across the board. Rochester has been described by Money Magazine as one of the "10 best places to vacation," USA Today called the city a "serendipitous and surprising getaway," and Forbes named it the "America's 3rd best place to raise a family."
Kodak moments are abundant in Rochester's East End District, home to the city's downtown cultural institutions. Some of these destinations include the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Geva Theatre Center, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester Museum & Science Center, the Strasenburgh Planetarium, and the Eastman School of Music, one of the top musical institutes in the nation.
Picture-perfect moments are made when people and places come to together to live up to the top rankings for friendliness, family fun and memorable getaways. Picture yourself in Rochester!
City of Rochester
Phone: (585) 428-7045
Rochester Police Department
Phone: (585) 428-7210
Rochester Fire Department
Phone: (585) 428-7037
Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (585) 244-1800
Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority
Phone: (585) 654-0200
Greater Rochester International Airport
Phone: (585) 753-7020