H3 Plaza rising quickly in downtown Roch.
Once construction eventually began, Rochester developer Andy Chafoulias' long-planned Plaza on Historic 3rd at 300 S. Broadway has been steadily on the rise.
Here's a little reverse retrospective on that site:
The photos go back in time, though the final image is the rendering of what The Plaza is slated to look like.
Restaurateurs Pat Woodring and Scott Foster, the minds behind Chester's Kitchen & Bar and Pescara, are still slated to create, own and manage those operations. Woodring and Foster have worked with the Chafoulias family for many years.
In September, the Rochester Economic Development Agency approved a special redevelopment tax-increment-financing district to raise $300,000 to cover asbestos removal and demolition of the former C.O. Brown building.
The project was earmarked by the Rochester City Council in September to be included in the $2 billion in private investment promised to the state as part of Mayo Clinic's Destination Medical Center initiative.