The Gannett Building in June 2010
|Location||55 Exchange St., Rochester, New York|
|Area||less than one acre|
|Architect||Howell & Thomas|
|Architectural style||Classical Revival|
|MPS||Inner Loop MRA|
|NRHP Reference #||85002862|
|Added to NRHP||October 4, 1985|
Gannett Building is a historic industrial and commercial building located in Rochester in Monroe County, New York. It is a Classical Revival style structure constructed in 1927, with four major later additions. It was built to house the consolidated offices and newspaper printing facilities for the internationally prominent Gannett Newspapers chain.
One of the building's most visible features is a relief sculpture over the entrance of its east side. It was created by noted Italian sculptor Edmond Amateis. The work's central figure is Truth, guarding the eternal flame of enlightenment. The figures on the left are Fine Arts and Industry. On the right are Law and Agriculture. 
The five story 1949 addition was designed by Albert Kahn to house the printing presses. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. and served as the world headquarters for Gannett until 1986.
Today, the building houses the Democrat and Chronicle, one of largest papers in the Gannett chain.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
- Image of Amateis sculpture
- Ted Bartlett (August 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Gannett Building". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-11-01. See also: "Accompanying two photos".
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