Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum Design Workshop

Friday, July 12
from 10am-2pm
at 282 Rush Scottsville Road
(Rt. 251)
Rush, NY

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Thank you to everyone who attended!

Special thanks to our facilitators and presentors




John Osowski, P.E.


Kamal Crues, P.E., City of Rochester



This event was presented by:


CES Sponsors:





Our Mission


The CDCR promotes the creation of vibrant, equitable, and resilient communities by engaging, educating, and empowering stakeholders in crafting purposeful design.


To be the recognized leader of quality community planning and design, catalyzing improvements in the public realm and championing citizen engagement in the process. (Previously Adopted)

Why we exist:

Life is better in well designed spaces because how well we build impacts how well we live.


We conduct ourselves by displaying values you can see.  The Community Design Center of Rochester is dedicated to demonstrating:

·         Integrity through honesty and strong moral principles

·         Respect for the importance of the public realm.

·         Leadership in ways that empower those we work with

·         Openness through listening and being welcome to different perspectives

·         Inclusivity by welcoming a diverse representation of ideas

·         Independence by presenting our views with fairness and objectivity

·         Design Excellence grounded in sound planning and architectural principles

·         Civic engagement through education, advocacy, and facilitation

·         Opportunity with the spirit of possibility

·         Transparency in a manner that builds trust

·         Collaboration with community partners and stakeholders






We are hiring!

The Design Center is looking for an Executive Director and tech savvy Design Manager to join our team.

Executive Director job description HERE

Design Manager job description HERE

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