Rochester, New York has come a long way from its original moniker of the “Young Lion of the West.” Originally developed just after the American Revolution, Rochester has gone through a rich and diverse history in the two centuries since its namesake officially purchased the land. From the Flour City to the Flower City and then to a state leader of industry, Rochester has plenty of corners still waiting to be discovered. Here are five quick facts you probably did not know about Rochester.
1. R-O-C is here to stay.
In 2007, the Placed Rated Almanac named the city of Rochester the sixth-best place to live in America. In addition, Rochester has twice been named of the friendliest cities in the United States by American Demographics magazine. Any Continue Reading No Comments