Notable landmarks include (from left to right): W.S. Kimball Tobacco Factory (current site of the Blue Cross Arena (War Memorial), Statue of Mercury, Old City Hall (Irving Place), Erie Canal Aqueduct (now Broad St), The Wilder Building.

Signage visible: The Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company, Burke & White Bookbinders, E.R. Andrews Printing Company.

Pedestrestrians walk along the second Erie Canal Aqueduct over the Genesee River in Downtown Rochester, N.Y.
Circa 1904.

The second Erie Canal Aqueduct was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 29, 1976. 

The Statue of Mercury(far left) originally adorned atop of the Kimball Factory and was spared in 1951 when demolition took place for the Rochester War Memorial (Blue Cross Arena). For 23 years, it sat in stored in a warehouse in Charlotte. In 1974, it was moved to the other side of Broad Street and placed atop of the Aqueduct Building.


Present-day view would be from the old Osburn House on South Avenue (and now Broad Street and the Rundel Memorial Library), click here.

Erie Canal Aqueduct (at Dusk), Rochester, N.Y.

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