A vision of Chase Tower filled with sleek apartments and condos. Millions of dollars to help redevelop the Sibley Building. A plan to rehab another historic downtown structure. Last but not least, open-air limos that you pedal with your feet.
These were just a few signs of continued transformation in the center city to emerge Tuesday at the Rochester Downtown Development Corp.'s annual Downtown Rising luncheon at the Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside.
"Our city is changing very quickly and it will be barely recognizable within the next number of years," predicted Andy Gallina, president of Gallina Development Corp.