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Wednesday, 25 March 2009 20:23

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March 5, 2006: Excite.ism.

October 14, 2006: 河北新聞 2006年10月14日。

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Wednesday, 18 June 2008 12:35

Images of Rochester

Can photographs change the image of Rochester? There are two local guys who think so.

Video Story by Jeffrey Blackwell.






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Wednesday, 21 May 2008 10:36

Looking for the Big Picture? You can't miss it

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (NY) - May 1, 2008

Brian Sharp, Staff writer
JAMIE GERMANO, staff photographer

Cyclist after cyclist emerged Wednesday evening on a boarded-up East Main Street storefront opposite Chase Tower.

With each 5-by-11-foot panel, a few riders became a race, and an eyesore began to transform into what will be a colorful, 87-foot-long snapshot of the Rochester Criterium.

This is the latest installment in the slowly developing Big Picture Rochester project.

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March 3rd, 2008: 13 WHAM NEWS
By Edward Moody "Big Pictures Apper Downtown"


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Big Pictures Appear Downtown March 3rd, 2008 13 WHAM NEWS by Edward Moody PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 10 March 2008 11:15

March 3rd, 2008 13 WHAM NEWS by Edward Moody - Big Pictures Apper Downtown

Big Pictures Appear Downtown

Reported by: Edward Moody
Last Update: 3/03 8:01 am


(Rochester, N.Y.) – Buildings and windows in downtown Rochester have been dressed up with giant photographs of everyday life in the community.

It’s part of the “Big Picture” project, and there is more to come.

Attorney Gerry DiMarco is working with artist Ken Sato on the project.

“When we see people smiling, we look at them as being happy and joyful. In the community we need more of that,” DiMarco said.

They’ve put up 30 pictures so far, most on Main Street. By the end of the year, they hope to have about 300.

“I live in downtown, my campus was downtown, so I just start thinking, OK, I can do something for downtown,” said Sato.

Sato solicits photos from local artists and then puts the pictures in a form that can be hung on buildings.

“I want to encourage people walking the street in downtown and that will stimulate more business,” he said.

The project may get a big boost from City Hall. Mayor Bob Duffy submitted legislation to City Council, asking for $65,000 to fund the project.

DiMarco and Sato are also looking for help elsewhere.

“We're looking for assistance from not only owners and tenants downtown, but basically businesses from all over the community,” DiMarco said.

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