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DMC Week 2: The Road Ahead

April 2, 2019

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2019 will be a year of milestones for Rochester’s DMC initiative. What further accomplishments can we look forward to in the years beyond?

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DMC’s master development plan is due for its five-year makeover. How might it change?

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Private investments in DMC continue to increase. See just what’s been spent so far, and how that compares against the plans from the outset of the initiative.

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Does the rosy forecast for the future of your morning commute leave you unmoved? Lisa Clarke understands. Changing the city’s transportation system is going to be a challenge.

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Even if the Rochester Public Library has to move, it’s going to retain a presence downtown. Meanwhile, surrounding road projects are going to make getting to the library a challenge this year and next.

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Soldiers Field is not a part of DMC, but that doesn’t mean the 140-acre park on the fringe of the downtown area isn’t going to see changes.

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The stage is set for a new use at the downtown Chateau Theatre — but what will it be? And for how long?

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From the public schools to UMR, schools are set to keep growing under the DMC initiative.

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Is DMC a good neighbor? Residents of surrounding neighborhoods say the jury is still out.

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“I think communication is a big part of this”: Find out how new Mayor Kim Norton sees DMC, and her role in it.

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More than the Castle — DMC has given life to entertainment in the Med City. Learn what hot spots are coming next.

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Public art has a growing role in making downtown Rochester more attractive and “livable.”

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Got an hour to kill? Here are some ways to spend some time in downtown Rochester without spending a lot.