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The neighborhood of Dutchtown is located in the city of Rochester, New York. Dutchtown is also known as the immigrant community of “Deutschtown,” as the area was originally settled by Germans in the 1840s. Located in the northwest part of Rochester, Dutchtown offers easy access to the downtown area. Dutchtown overlaps two zip codes, 14606 and 14611, and crosses Interstate 490.
Residents of Dutchtown enjoy the century old Rochester Public Market. Despite the Rochester Public Market’s age, it is still a busy market. The market is popular because all of the products are grown locally, diverse, and full of character. This area is known for architectural landmarks like the Main Street Armory and the original Eastman School of Dentistry. As a result of confusing the original German settlers for Dutch immigrants, Dutchtown is also known for its gardens of tulips.
Rochester is considered the northwestern gateway to New York’s Finger Lakes. Rochester has been honored by Money Magazine as one of the Top Ten Places to Vacation. Expansion Management Magazine rated Rochester number one or having the Best Quality of Life in the United States.
Rochester is noted for its charming neighborhoods and it’s cultural smorgasbord. Rochester’s museums include everything from the Bernstein Bears to Ansal Adams. Rochester is home to a 96 foot waterfall called High Falls.
Rochester is both bike and pedestrian friendly. Rochester is the third largest metropolitan area in New York state and the 79th largest city in the United States. The geography of Rochester is particularly scenic, thanks to the glacier-carved valleys. During the Cenozoic era, these glaciers carved out the Genesee Valley, Lake Ontario, and the Genesee River, not to mention the many rolling hills along the way.