Powers Building

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Powers Building
Powers Building - Rochester, New York.jpg
The Powers Building, 1904
Powers Building is located in New York
Powers Building
Location W. Main and State Sts., Rochester, New York
Coordinates 43°9′21″N 77°36′48″W / 43.15583°N 77.61333°W / 43.15583; -77.61333Coordinates: 43°9′21″N 77°36′48″W / 43.15583°N 77.61333°W / 43.15583; -77.61333
Area less than one acre
Built 1869
Architect Warner,Andrew Jackson
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 73001204[1]
Added to NRHP April 03, 1973

Powers Building is a historic office building located at Rochester in Monroe County, New York. It was built in 1869 and is a nine story, 165-by-171-foot (50 by 52 m) building, laid out around a large open stairwell in the center. It features a triple mansard roof and observation tower which were added after initial construction, between 1873 to 1888, by Daniel Powers to maintain its standing as the tallest building in Rochester.[2] It was designed by noted Rochester architect Andrew Jackson Warner.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]


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Preceded by
Tallest building in Rochester, NY
165 feet (50 m)

Succeeded by
Saint Michael's Church