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Consisting mostly of multi-family homes, apartments, and businesses, the Brown Square neighborhood is located in Rochester, New York, in the 14608 zip code area of Monroe County. This urban neighborhood is nestled close to downtown Rochester, and ideally located near many of the city’s amenities. Lyell Avenue borders the Brown Square neighborhood to the north, State Street to the east, Interstate 490 to the south, and West Broad Street to the west.
Public schools in the area include School 5-John Williams Elementary School, School 9-Martin Luther King Junior, School 17-Enrico Fermi, Rogers Middle School, Thomas Jefferson High School, and School Without Walls. Distinguished universities in the area include the Rochester Institute of Technology, Monroe Community College, the University of Rochester, and Saint John Fisher College.
Popular golf courses in the area include Oak Hill Country Club, Country Club of Rochester, and the prestigious Locust Hill Country Club. Locust Hill also hosts the annual Wegmans LPGA Tournament.
Bicycle enthusiasts can enjoy the many miles of bike paths on the Erie Canal Heritage Trail. In the winter, both Genesee Valley Park and Manhattan Square Park offer ice skating rinks. Highland Park is beautiful during the spring months, and its annual Lilac Festival draws visitors from miles around.
Popular attractions in the area include Seabreeze Amusement Park, Susan B. Anthony House, George Eastman House, Rochester Museum and Science Center, Strasenburgh Planetarium, and Strong National Museum of Play. Ontario Beach Park features the restored Denzel Carousel. The Port of Rochester offers restaurants and boutiques, swimming in Lake Ontario, a sandy beach, a scenic pier, and a lighthouse.