The Powers Building, 1904
|Location||W. Main and State Sts., Rochester, New York|
|Area||less than one acre|
|NRHP Reference #||73001204|
|Added to NRHP||April 03, 1973|
Powers Building is a historic office building located in 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 and 1888, by Daniel Powers to maintain its standing as the tallest building in Rochester. It was designed by noted Rochester architect Andrew Jackson Warner.
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Louise A. Klinke and Cornelia E. Brooke (November 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Powers Building". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-11-01. See also: "Accompanying two photos".
- The Powers Building website
- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) No. NY-5649, "Powers Building, 16 Main Street West, Rochester, Monroe County, NY", 7 photos, 9 data pages
|Tallest building in Rochester, NY
165 feet (50 m)
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