Kirstein Building

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Kirstein Building
Kirstein Building.jpg
Kirstein Building, October 2006
Kirstein Building is located in New York
Kirstein Building
Kirstein Building is located in the US
Kirstein Building
Location 242 Andrews St., Rochester, New York
Coordinates 43°9′36″N 77°36′28″W / 43.16000°N 77.60778°W / 43.16000; -77.60778Coordinates: 43°9′36″N 77°36′28″W / 43.16000°N 77.60778°W / 43.16000; -77.60778
Area less than one acre
Built 1908
Architectural style Classical Revival
MPS Inner Loop MRA
NRHP Reference # 85002844[1]
Added to NRHP October 04, 1985

Kirstein Building is a historic industrial and commercial building located at Rochester in Monroe County, New York. It is a six story, large triangular yellow brick structure with Classical Revival details. It was built in 1908 for E. Kirstein and Sons, Co., later Shuron Optical Company, a manufacturer of optical products. The company continued to use the building for offices and production until 1965.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Ted Bartlett (August 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Kirstein Building". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-11-01.  See also: "Accompanying two photos".