The Rich Tapestry of Rochester
The Lower Falls Foundation’s work is focused on the rich history and the future opportunities for improving the communities within a one-mile radius, East and West, of the Lower Falls in Rochester.
LOWER FALLS COMMUNITIES
Maplewood is a neighborhood known for its beautiful tree-lined streets and vintage architecture. The spectacular park was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted to highlight the natural splendor of the Genesee River and is home to one of the most highly recognized rose gardens in the United States. Nearby Lower Falls Park features a magnificent view of the Lower Falls and a world-class sculpture, the Seat of Forgetting and Remembering, which celebrates the diversity represented by the people in the surrounding neighborhoods.
14621 zip code was the original location for the first pioneers who arrived in this area and now includes historic schools, churches, and Seneca Park, which was also designed by Olmsted.
Edgerton, the home of a great City park and many important stories from Rochester’s history.
El Camino, the home of the El Camino Trail and a cross-section of 200 years of the Lower Falls history and the variety of citizens representing the wonderful ethnicity of Rochester.