Times Square Building

Local nameTimes Square Building
LocationRochester, USA

The Times Square Building is an Art Deco skyscraper designed by Ralph Thomas Walker of the firm Voorhees, Gmelin, and Walker located in Rochester, New York, United States. At 260 feet, it is the eighth-tallest building in Rochester, with 14 floors.

The former Genesee Valley Trust Building is a streamlined twelve-story building supporting four aluminum wings 42 feet high, known as the "Wings of Progress", each weighing 12,000 pounds. These structures are among the most distinctive features of the Rochester skyline. The trompe-l’oeil style is used for the decor throughout the building's interior and features various depictions of stylized wheat in reference to Rochester's presence as "the flour city". The building originally hosted a Depression era mural by Carl William Peters on exhibit from its opening that was later destroyed.The cornerstone of this bank was laid on October 29, 1929, "Black Tuesday" of the 1929 stock market crash.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Times_Square_Building_(Rochester)

Address 45 Exchange Blvd, Rochester, NY 14614, USA

Coordinates 43°9'16.574" N -77°36'44.107" E

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