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East Rochester in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Piano Works

 
 
The Piano Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, October 24, 2012
1. The Piano Works Marker
Inscription. Opened in 1905, these buildings housed the largest piano manufacturing facility in the world. This poured concrete structure, unique to the area, produced high-quality pianos until 1985.
 
Erected by East Rochester Local History.
 
Location. 43° 6.912′ N, 77° 29.566′ W. Marker is in East Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on West Commercial Street 0.1 miles west of Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Rochester NY 14445, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. School District No. 9 (approx. mile away); Penfield Station (approx. mile away); Concrest (approx. 0.3 miles away); Water Tower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eyer Block (approx. 0.4 miles away); Perinton Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rialto Theater (approx. 0.4 miles away); Eddie James "Son" House Jr. (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Rochester.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce
 
The Piano Works and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, October 24, 2012
2. The Piano Works and Marker
Remaining extant smokestack is visible as is the main entrance to the offices on the second floor. The Piano Works currently houses retail and office space. Retail space is occupied by a wide variety of businesses from restaurants to sporting goods, and numerous others.
The Piano Works Marker as seen from eastern approach image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, October 24, 2012
3. The Piano Works Marker as seen from eastern approach
The Piano Works Marker as seen from western approach image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, October 24, 2012
4. The Piano Works Marker as seen from western approach
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 6, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 6, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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