Fox Sisters Spirits, Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY) 24 Aug 1995 Thu P27

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Fox Sisters Spirits, Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY) 24 Aug 1995 Thu P27 - The neighborhood is a similar mix of owners and...
The neighborhood is a similar mix of owners and renters. It's an isolated little area that you'd hardly hardly notice as you drive out of downtown downtown on West Main Street. But once you turn right onto King Street, you enter a pleasant island of historic homes and a lovely park, Susan B. Anthony Square. When I first drove i through the area, all I saw were the run-down run-down run-down and boarded-up boarded-up boarded-up buildings. Only when I scratched the surface did I find a sweet little 140-year-old 140-year-old 140-year-old 140-year-old 140-year-old house to rent; friend-1 friend-1 friend-1 ly, concerned neighbors; and plenty plenty of trees and lovingly tended flower gardens. i Barbara admits the area is a diamond in the rough. In urban terms, King and Madison Streets are "right on the edge," a transitional transitional neighborhood off West Main Street between downtown Rochester Rochester and Bulls Head Plaza that some people wouldn't call safe. The transition seems to be going in the neighborhood's favor, thanks in part to homeowners like the Hoffmans, whose dedication to the historic district isn't limited to their personal property. j : Dan is in his second term as president of the neighborhood association, of which he's been a member for 15 years. A mechanical mechanical engineer, he retired last year from Xerox Corp. after 33 years. Barbara, as president of Hoffman Hoffman Associates, an urban real-estate real-estate real-estate development firm, is renovating renovating commercial storefronts along West Main Street. One 1853 building, at 544 W. Main St., houses the West Main Street Gallery, owned and operated operated by artist Daniel Goodwin, who rents the space from Barbara for $75 a month. During Sunday's festivities,

Clipped from Democrat and Chronicle24 Aug 1995, ThuMetroPage 32

Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, New York)24 Aug 1995, ThuMetroPage 32
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