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Building Name: Bissell House

Bissell House on East Avenue. Bissell House, named after Josiah Bissell, the original owner of this home.

Street Address: 666 East Avenue

Present Use (2003): Residential child care

Building Information

Rochester Methodist Home. Seen here as the Rochester Methodist Home.

Date Built: ca. 1844-45?

Original Owner: Josiah Bissell

Original Use: private home

Subsequent Uses: Wesley Manor, part of Rochester United Methodist Home, established in 1951

Architecture

Architect/Builder: Merwin Austin

Construction Materials: Stone salvaged from first Erie Canal aqueduct.

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