|History of the Campuses and Buildings of the University of Rochester|
|United States Hotel||Prince Street Campus||Eastman School of Music||Medical Center||River Campus||Mid-Campus||South Campus||Mt. Hope Campus||Graduate, Family and Veteran Housing||Central Utilities||Other Off-Site Buildings|
|Eastman School of Music||Miller Center|
|Eastman Place shortly after its opening, from Rochester
Center and Eastman School
Eastman Place was developed by Wilmur Associates, a group headed by local developer Wilmorite, a local developer, to house the Sibley Music Library along with retail establishments. The building opened in 1989 on the block bounded by East Main, Chestnut and Gibb streets and East Avenue. It was bought by the University in 2003. It was renamed the Miller Center in September 1904 after Abram Calmen and Hinda Rosenblum Miller, the parents of Rochester native and Eastman School of Music alumni Mitch Miller.
1983 "Multi-use complex proposed for core site of cultural district," Democrat and Chronicle, October 28, 1983, Page 2B.
1984 "Idea for 'Eastman Place' complex gets Cultural District's tentative ok," Democrat and Chronicle, April 25, 1984, Page 1B. | part 2 |
Plan Downtown," Democrat and Chronicle, November 12, 1985, Page 1. | part 2 |
UR music library part of $13.3 million proposal.
1985 "Music Library likes proposed new home," Democrat and Chronicle, November 13, 1985, Page 5B. | part 2 |
1987 "Eastman Place construction to begin soon," Democrat and Chronicle, March 9, 1987, Page 1B. | part 2 |
1988 "Eastman shops may open by Thanksgiving," Democrat and Chronicle, October 24, 1988, Page 2B.
Modern Vision of Eastman Place," Democrat and Chronicle, May
15, 1985, Page 3B. | part
Sibley Music Library opens today; it's hidden jewel of new building.
Along Praises for Mitch," Democrat and Chronicle, August 28,
2004, Page 1C.
Rochester native Mitch Miller, 93 a fabled music performer and producer who made Sing Along With Mitch a staple of the 1950s is returning to town Sept. 9 to be honored with a 3 p.m. ceremony at his alma mater, the Eastman School of Music. Eastman Place the building at 25 Gibbs St. that houses the Sibley Music Library, Eastman School offices and Max restaurant will be dedicated to the memory of Miller's parents, Abram Calmen and Hinda Rosenblum Miller, and officially renamed Miller Center.
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