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Connections: Exploring The Options For Parcel 5

Aug 16, 2016

What should Rochester do with Parcel 5? That's the name for the site of the former Midtown Plaza, currently sitting vacant, in the heart of the city.

Developers are submitting proposals, but one group is pushing for the site to remain open, developed in a thoughtful combination of green space and festival grounds. Others argue that the site is too valuable not to develop more aggressively.

Our guests discuss the possibilities surrounding one of the most important decisions Rochester leaders will make: