"Old" South Main Street Yields to Urban Renewal

"Old" South Main Street Yields to Urban Renewal (HM269J)

Location: Fairport, NY 14450 Monroe County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 6.021', W 77° 26.51'

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"Old" South Main Street Yields to Urban Renewal Commercial block changes from necessities to niceities. South Main Street circa 1915. South Main Street circa 1950. South Main Street circa 1970. Nineteenth century commercial buildings that provided necessities like groceries, drugs, dry goods, and many services, lined South Main Street until the 1970s.Under Urban Renewal, these structures were razed and the Village Landing was constructed, opening in 1978. The Fairport Public Library and a variety of businesses have occupied the Landing since. Completed in 1987, Packett's Landing was constructed across the street from the Village Landing with financing from the Fairport Industrial Development Agency.
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HM NumberHM269J
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Placed ByErie Canalway National Heritage Corridor & the Fairport Office of Community & Economic Development
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, March 26th, 2018 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 301290 N 4774852
Decimal Degrees43.10035000, -77.44183333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 6.021', W 77° 26.51'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 6' 1.26" N, 77° 26' 30.6" W
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Area Code(s)585, 716
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 47 S Main St, Fairport NY 14450, US
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