PlaceMakers Prototyping Festival finalists announced

IMG_6459Colorful crosswalks and a collective rocking chair are just two of the 16 installation finalists named this week for the PlaceMakers Rochester Prototyping Festival.

The entire list of projects was announced at Thursdays on 1st earlier today by DMC’s Economic Development Director Patrick Seeb. The list can be viewed here, but you can hear from the project organizers firsthand at the PlaceMakers Pitch Night on Tuesday, July 19 from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Rochester Art Center. RSVP here for Pitch Night.


Each project focuses on health and the built environment, a cornerstone of Destination Medical Center’s vision of transforming Rochester into America’s City for Health. The prototyping festival will be held on Sept. 15-17.

Read more about the project proposals and the festival on Downtown Rochester’s website: