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.

Rochester Skyline

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!

 

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Rochester Government

City of Rochester

City of Rochester

Phone: (585) 428-7045
Web: www.cityofrochester.gov

Rochester Police Department

Rochester Police Department

Phone: (585) 428-7210
Web: www.cityofrochester.gov

Rochester Fire Department

Rochester Fire Department

Phone: (585) 428-7037
Web: www.cityofrochester.gov

Rochester Chamber of Commerce

Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce

Phone: (585) 244-1800
Web: www.rochesterbusinessalliance.com

 

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Rochester Transportation

Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority

Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority

Phone: (585) 654-0200
Web: www.rgrta.org

Greater Rochester International Airport

Greater Rochester International Airport

Phone: (585) 753-7020
Web: www.monroecounty.gov