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A Selection of Businesses listed in the Rochester House Directory, Vol. 7, 1903-1904

West Avenue

Note: These businesses were interspersed with residential dwellings. Odd numbers were on the south side of the street, while even numbers were on the north.


Number Name Business description
193 Staud, Charles J. Cigar manufacturer
201 Mason, A.J. Bakery
203 Quality Mfg. Co. Metal specialt's
210 German American Steam Laundry  
214 Doody, Stephen A. Boots & shoes
223 Rochester City Hospital  
232 Myers, Wm. J. Second hand store
236 Ramazetter, Lucy A. Mrs. Bakery
253 Rice, Alvah Grocer
254 MacLean, D.N. Druggist
256 Crandall, M.H. Creamery
257 Hanna, George Dentist
260 Schirck, Alex. & Son Bicycles
268 Eidenier, E.F. Mrs. Confectionery
272 Zaches, John Tailor
274 Poppy, J.H. Stoves
278 Harmon, F.A.Mrs. Millinery
280 Moyer, David Tobacconist
282 Schake, John & Son Market
286 Seel, J.A. Co. Grocers
290 Mulligan, E.W. Physician
  Mulligan, Wesley T. Physician
Between 318 and 322 Westminster Presbyterian Church  

Some of the other businesses and institutions located in the neighborhood were:

St. Mary's Hospital -- West Avenue at the southwest corner of Genesee Street

St. Mary's Orphan Boys' Asylum -- West Avenue at the southeast corner of Genesee St.

West Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church -- West Avenue at Chili Avenue

School No. 2 -- King Street

James Cunningham, Son & Co.-- Canal Street (carriage manufacturers)

Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh Railroad Station -- 46-48 West Avenue

Lenox Hotel -- 187 West Avenue

Saints Peter and Paul Church -- Maple Street at King Street

H. H. Babcock Coal Co. -- 129 West Avenue

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