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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Rochester, New York.

This is intended to be a complete list of properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Rochester, New York, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts (at least for all showing latitude and longitude coordinates below) may be seen in an online map by clicking on "Map of all coordinates".

There are 197 properties and districts listed on the National Register in Monroe County, including 3 National Historic Landmarks. The city of Rochester includes 104 of these properties and districts, including all National Historic Landmarks; they are listed here, while the remaining 94 properties and districts are listed separately. One property, the New York State Barge Canal, a National Historic Landmark District spans both the city and the remainder of the county. Another property in Rochester was formerly listed but has been removed.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.

Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Andrews Street Bridge
Andrews Street Bridge
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84000182)
Andrews St. at Genesee River
Rochester
2 Susan B. Anthony House
Susan B. Anthony House
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000528)
17 Madison St.
Rochester This NHL is where Susan B. Anthony was arrested after attempting to vote in the 1872 Presidential Election
3 Aquinas Institute
Aquinas Institute
01989-06-08June 8, 1989
(#89000464)
1127 Dewey Ave.
Rochester
4 Arvine Heights Historic District Upload image
02015-06-01June 1, 2015
(#15000310)
15–120 Arvine Heights
Rochester Early 20th-century middle-class residential development
5 Bevier Memorial Building
Bevier Memorial Building
01973-10-25October 25, 1973
(#73001201)
Washington St.
Rochester Built in 1910 for the Rochester Athaneaum and Mechanics Institute, a three and a half brick story with ceramic trim designed by architect Claude Fayette Bragdon.
6 Brick Presbyterian Church Complex
Brick Presbyterian Church Complex
01992-03-12March 12, 1992
(#92000152)
121 N. Fitzhugh St.
Rochester Now known as Downtown United Presbyterian Church, a Presbyterian church complex including the Brick Church and Church School (1860, rebuilt 1903), attached Brick Church Institute building (1909–1910), and Taylor Chapel (1941). The Brick Church and Church School was designed in 1860 as an Early Romanesque Revival–style edifice by Rochester architect Andrew Jackson Warner (1833–1910). His son, J. Foster Warner (1859–1937), modified the church structure to the Lombard Romanesque form in 1903. Part of the Inner Loop Multiple Resource Area (MRA).
7 Bridge Square Historic District
Bridge Square Historic District
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84000273)
Roughly bounded by Inner Loop, Centre Park, Washington and W. Main Sts.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
8 Brown's Race Historic District
Brown's Race Historic District
01989-03-02March 2, 1989
(#89000067)
Brown's Race St. from Platt St. to Conrail railroad tracks
Rochester District of 15 commercial buildings, 2 other structures and 14 sites, along or near the curving south rim of the Genesee River gorge at the rim of the High Falls. Included are the mill race and the 19th century iron Pont De Rennes bridge, which is in use as a pedestrian bridge and viewing platform of the High Falls and surrounding gorge.
9 Adam Brown Block
Adam Brown Block
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002857)
480 E. Main St.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
10 Browncroft Historic District
Browncroft Historic District
02004-04-20April 20, 2004
(#04000346)
Roughly bounded by Browncroft Blvd., Newcastle, Blossom, and Winton Rds.
Rochester
11 Building at 551-555 North Goodman Street
Building at 551-555 North Goodman Street
01986-03-20March 20, 1986
(#86000448)
551-555 N. Goodman St.
Rochester
12 Campbell-Whittlesey House
Campbell-Whittlesey House
01971-02-18February 18, 1971
(#71000542)
123 S. Fitzhugh St.
Rochester
13 Central Trust Bank Building
Central Trust Bank Building
02012-02-14February 14, 2012
(#12000014)
44 Exchange Rd.
Rochester
14 Chamber of Commerce
Chamber of Commerce
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002859)
55 Saint Paul St.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
15 Jonathan Child House & Brewster-Burke House Historic District
Jonathan Child House & Brewster-Burke House Historic District
01971-02-18February 18, 1971
(#71000543)
37 S. Washington St. and 130 Spring St.
Rochester
16 Chili–West Historic District Upload image
02015-09-01September 1, 2015
(#15000556)
15-17 Ardmore, 5-75 Appleton, 14-48 Darien, 22-56 Hancock, 41-146 Lozier & 20-99 Somerset Sts., 50-432 Chili Ave.
Rochester Early suburban neighborhood completed by mid-1930s
17 Christ Church
Christ Church
02008-02-12February 12, 2008
(#08000024)
141 East Ave.
Rochester
18 Church of Saints Peter and Paul Complex
Church of Saints Peter and Paul Complex
02012-06-20June 20, 2012
(#12000342)
720 & 736 W. Main, & 681 Brown Sts.
Rochester
19 City Hall Historic District
City Hall Historic District
01974-09-17September 17, 1974
(#74001258)
S. Fitzhugh St. between Broad and W. Main Sts.
Rochester
20 Congregation Ahavas Achim Anshi Austria Upload image
02015-11-09November 9, 2015
(#15000775)
692 Joseph Ave.
Rochester 1928 Georgian Revival synagogue was early focal point for Jewish immigrant community in city's northeast
21 Fernwood Park Historic District
Fernwood Park Historic District
02010-06-21June 21, 2010
(#10000360)
Bounded by Fernwood Ave., Woodman Park, Culver Rd., and Waring Rd.
Rochester
22 H. C. Cohen Company Building-Andrews Building
H. C. Cohen Company Building-Andrews Building
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002853)
216 Andrews St.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
23 Court Exchange Building-National Casket Company
Court Exchange Building-National Casket Company
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002850)
142 Exchange St.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
24 Court Street Bridge
Court Street Bridge
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84000276)
Court St. at Genesee River
Rochester
25 Cox Building
Cox Building
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84000279)
36-48 St. Paul St.
Rochester
26 Chester Dewey School No. 14
Chester Dewey School No. 14
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002847)
200 University Ave.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
27 East Avenue Historic District
East Avenue Historic District
01979-04-17April 17, 1979
(#79001589)
Irregular pattern along East Ave. from Probert St. to Alexander St.
Rochester
28 East High School
East High School
01983-06-30June 30, 1983
(#83001707)
410 Alexander St.
Rochester
29 East Side Presbyterian Church
East Side Presbyterian Church
02010-11-10November 10, 2010
(#10000898)
345 Parsells St.
Rochester
30 Eastman Dental Dispensary
Eastman Dental Dispensary
01983-04-28April 28, 1983
(#83001708)
800 E. Main St.
Rochester
31 George Eastman House
01966-11-13November 13, 1966
(#66000529)
900 East Ave.
Rochester
32 Edwards Building
Edwards Building
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84000287)
26-34 St. Paul St.
Rochester
33 Hervey Ely House
Hervey Ely House
01971-08-12August 12, 1971
(#71000544)
138 Troup St.
Rochester
34 Emmanuel Presbyterian Church
Emmanuel Presbyterian Church
02001-03-29March 29, 2001
(#01000295)
Jefferson Ave. at 9 Shelter St.
Rochester
35 English Evangelical Church of the Reformation and Parish House
English Evangelical Church of the Reformation and Parish House
01992-03-12March 12, 1992
(#92000150)
111 N. Chestnut St.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
36 Erie Canal: Second Genesee Aqueduct
Erie Canal: Second Genesee Aqueduct
01976-09-29September 29, 1976
(#76001228)
Broad St.
Rochester
37 Federal Building
Federal Building
01972-04-13April 13, 1972
(#72000856)
N. Fitzhugh and Church Sts.
Rochester
38 First National Bank of Rochester-Old Monroe County Savings Bank Building
First National Bank of Rochester-Old Monroe County Savings Bank Building
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002861)
35 State St.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
39 First Presbyterian Church
First Presbyterian Church
01973-10-25October 25, 1973
(#73001202)
101 S. Plymouth Ave.
Rochester
40 First Unitarian Church
First Unitarian Church
02014-09-02September 2, 2014
(#14000537)
220 Winton Rd., S.
Rochester 1969 brick Modernist structure by Louis Kahn
41 First Universalist Church
First Universalist Church
01971-05-27May 27, 1971
(#71000545)
SE corner of S. Clinton Ave. and Court St.
Rochester
42 Gannett Building
Gannett Building
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002862)
55 Exchange St.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
43 Genesee Lighthouse
Genesee Lighthouse
01974-08-13August 13, 1974
(#74001259)
70 Lighthouse St.
Rochester
44 German United Evangelical Church Complex
German United Evangelical Church Complex
01992-03-12March 12, 1992
(#92000151)
60-90 Bittner St.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
45 Granite Building
Granite Building
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84000290)
130 E. Main St.
Rochester Built in 1894 to house the Sibley, Lindsay and Curr department store.
46 Grove Place Historic District
Grove Place Historic District
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84000299)
Gibbs, Selden, Grove and Windsor Sts.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
47 David Hagaman House
David Hagaman House
01994-12-23December 23, 1994
(#94001477)
661 Highland Ave.
Rochester
48 Holy Rosary Church Complex
Holy Rosary Church Complex
02012-09-04September 4, 2012
(#12000597)
414 Lexington Ave.
Rochester
49 House at 235-237 Reynolds Street
House at 235-237 Reynolds Street
01985-09-12September 12, 1985
(#85002272)
235-237 Reynolds St.
Rochester
50 Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church Complex
Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church Complex
01992-03-31March 31, 1992
(#92000381)
445 Frederick Douglass St. and 187 and 205 Edinburgh St.
Rochester
51 Immanuel Baptist Church
Immanuel Baptist Church
02002-02-05February 5, 2002
(#01001566)
815 Park Ave.
Rochester
52 Inglewood and Thurston Historic District Upload image
02015-06-30June 30, 2015
(#15000368)
15-218 Inglewood Dr., 169-291 Thurston Rd. & 5 Marlborough
Rochester
53 Jewish Young Men's and Women's Association
Jewish Young Men's and Women's Association
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002848)
400 Andrews St.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
54 Kirstein Building
Kirstein Building
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002844)
242 Andrews St.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
55 Lehigh Valley Railroad Station
Lehigh Valley Railroad Station
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002858)
99 Court St.
Rochester Currently Dinosaur Bar-B-Que; part of the Inner Loop MRA
56 Leopold Street Shule
Leopold Street Shule
01974-06-07June 7, 1974
(#74001260)
30 Leopold St.
Rochester
57 Linden-South Historic District
Linden-South Historic District
02009-08-26August 26, 2009
(#09000655)
25-272 Linden St., both sides; 809-835 South Ave., odd numbers only
Rochester
58 Little Theatre
Little Theatre
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002860)
240 East Ave.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
59 Madison Square-West Main Street Historic District
Madison Square-West Main Street Historic District
01988-11-03November 3, 1988
(#88002382)
Roughly bounded by Silver, Canal, W. Main and Madison Sts.
Rochester
60 Main Street Bridge
Main Street Bridge
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84000303)
Main St. at Genesee River
Rochester
61 Maplewood Historic District
Maplewood Historic District
01997-12-08December 8, 1997
(#97001454)
21-267 Alameda, 26-284 Albemarle, 21-148 Augustine, 36-68 Birr Sts., 1-9 Burke Terrace, 1136-1212 Dewey Ave.,
Rochester Neighborhood built around Frederick Law Olmsted landscapes; district expanded in 2016.
62 Michaels-Stern Building
Michaels-Stern Building
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002854)
87 N. Clinton Ave.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
63 George J. Michelsen Furniture Factory
George J. Michelsen Furniture Factory
02012-06-06June 6, 2012
(#12000328)
182 Avenue D
Rochester
64 Mt. Hope-Highland Historic District
Mt. Hope-Highland Historic District
01974-01-21January 21, 1974
(#74001261)
Bounded roughly by the Clarissa St. Bridge, Genesee River, Grove and Mt. Hope Aves., plus
Rochester
65 National Company Building
National Company Building
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84000291)
159 E. Main St.
Rochester
66 Naval Armory-Convention Hall
Naval Armory-Convention Hall
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002852)
75 Woodbury Blvd.
Rochester Currently houses the Geva Theatre Center; part of the Inner Loop MRA
67 Nazareth House
Nazareth House
01984-04-12April 12, 1984
(#84002734)
94 Averill Ave.
Rochester
68 New York State Barge Canal Upload image
02014-10-15October 15, 2014
(#14000860)
Linear across city
Rochester Successor to Erie Canal approved by state voters in early 20th century to compete with railroads.
69 Norton Village Historic District
Norton Village Historic District
02010-06-21June 21, 2010
(#10000362)
Norton St., Norton Village Ln., Village Way, and Veteran St.
Rochester
70 O'Kane Market and O'Kane Building
O'Kane Market and O'Kane Building
01985-09-12September 12, 1985
(#85002288)
104-106 Bartlett St. & 239-255 Reynolds St.
Rochester
71 Old Stone Warehouse
Old Stone Warehouse
01973-10-15October 15, 1973
(#73001203)
1 Mt. Hope Ave.
Rochester
72 Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church
Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church
01992-03-12March 12, 1992
(#92000153)
210 Pleasant St.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
73 Powers Building
Powers Building
01973-04-03April 3, 1973
(#73001204)
W. Main and State Sts.
Rochester
74 Pulaski Library
Pulaski Library
02002-02-05February 5, 2002
(#01001562)
1151 Hudson Ave.
Rochester
75 Ramona Park Historic District
Ramona Park Historic District
02010-06-21June 21, 2010
(#10000363)
Ramona Park
Rochester
76 Reynolds Arcade
Reynolds Arcade
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002855)
16 E. Main St.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
77 Rochester City School No. 24
Rochester City School No. 24
01983-09-15September 15, 1983
(#83001709)
Meigs St.
Rochester
78 Rochester Fire Department Headquarters and Shops
Rochester Fire Department Headquarters and Shops
01985-10-21October 21, 1985
(#85003361)
185 North St.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
79 Rochester Savings Bank
Rochester Savings Bank
01972-03-16March 16, 1972
(#72000857)
40 Franklin St.
Rochester
80 Rundel Memorial Library
Rundel Memorial Library
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002845)
115 South Ave.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
81 Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church
Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church
02006-09-28September 28, 2006
(#06000886)
95 Averill Ave.
Rochester
82 Saint Bernard's Seminary
Saint Bernard's Seminary
01996-04-18April 18, 1996
(#96000435)
2260 Lake Ave.
Rochester
83 Saint Mark's and Saint John's Episcopal Church
Saint Mark's and Saint John's Episcopal Church
02004-12-16December 16, 2004
(#04001438)
1245 Culver Rd.
Rochester
84 Seneca Park East and West
Seneca Park East and West
02003-09-26September 26, 2003
(#03000969)
Saint Paul Blvd., Maplewood Dr, Lake Ave.
Rochester West part is known as Maplewood Park.
85 Shantz Button Factory
Shantz Button Factory
02013-08-13August 13, 2013
(#13000600)
340 & 330 Rutgers St., 795 Monroe Ave.
Rochester
86 Shingleside
Shingleside
01984-09-13September 13, 1984
(#84002737)
476 Beach Ave.
Rochester
87 Sibley Triangle Building
Sibley Triangle Building
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002849)
20-30 East Ave.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
88 Sibley's, Lindsay and Curr Building
Sibley's, Lindsay and Curr Building
02014-01-08January 8, 2014
(#84003945)
228 E. Main St.
Rochester Part of the Inner Loop MRA
89 Sibley–Elmdorf Historic District Upload image
02015-09-01September 1, 2015
(#15000557)
23-405 Aberdeen, 20-324 Aldine, 447-551 Genesee, 157-320 Melrose, 187-325 Roslyn & 2-242 Trafalgar Sts.
Rochester Many extant well-preserved houses in various 19th-century styles
90 St. Joseph's Church and Rectory
St. Joseph's Church and Rectory
01975-05-29May 29, 1975
(#75001197)
108 Franklin St.
Rochester
91 St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church and Rectory
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church and Rectory
01992-03-12March 12, 1992
(#92000154)
15 St. Mary's Pl.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
92 St. Paul-North Water Streets Historic District
St. Paul-North Water Streets Historic District
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84000398)
St. Paul, N. Water, and Andrews Sts.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
93 State Street Historic District
State Street Historic District
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84000402)
109-173 State St.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
94 South Wedge Historic District
South Wedge Historic District
02013-05-22May 22, 2013
(#13000307)
20-98 Alexander, 20-123 Ashland, 39-336 Averill, 14-89 Bond, 38-149 Comfort, 1-396 Gregory, 59-279 Hamilton Sts.
Rochester
95 Teoronto Block Historic District
Teoronto Block Historic District
02010-09-24September 24, 2010
(#10000798)
Bounded by State, Brown, Factory and Mill Streets
Rochester
96 Terminal Building Upload image
02017-01-11January 11, 2017
(#SG100000482)
65 W. Broad St.
Coordinates missing
Rochester Mid-1920s building was first to front on Broad Street after Erie Canal aqueduct was converted into a surface road
97 Third Ward Historic District
Third Ward Historic District
01974-07-12July 12, 1974
(#74001262)
Roughly bounded by Adams and Peach Sts., I-490, and both sides of Troup and Fitzhugh Sts.
Rochester
98 University Club
University Club
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002851)
26 Broadway
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
99 Vanderbeck House
Vanderbeck House
01984-04-09April 9, 1984
(#84002739)
1295 Lake Ave.
Rochester
100 Timothy Wallace House
Timothy Wallace House
01994-02-04February 4, 1994
(#94000004)
2169 S. Clinton Ave.
Rochester
101 H. H. Warner Building
H. H. Warner Building
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002846)
72-82 St. Paul St.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
102 Washington Street Rowhouses
Washington Street Rowhouses
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002856)
30-32 N. Washington St.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA
103 Ebenezer Watts House
Ebenezer Watts House
01996-10-18October 18, 1996
(#85003632)
47 S. Fitzhugh St.
Rochester Oldest surviving residence in Rochester, an Italianate house built during 1825-1827 and remodelled in the 1850s. Has a Federal style entrance and interior. Part of the Inner Loop MRA.
104 Wilder Building
Wilder Building
01985-10-04October 4, 1985
(#85002863)
1 E. Main St.
Rochester part of the Inner Loop MRA

Former listing

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Duffy-Powers Building Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84000284)
Unknown
50 W. Main St.
Rochester part of the Department Store TR; removed due to owner objection.

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