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Places of Interest in the PLEX Neighborhood

Ant Hill Cooperative
960 South Plymouth Ave, Rochester, NY 14608
585 529 4039

As a communal living environment created for the benefit of its members, Ant Hill is dedicated to a new type of community in Rochester based on better lives by working together. By splitting chores, buying in bulk, doing work themselves, and dividing costs between many people, members live a very nice life for less.

The Gandhi Institute
929 S. Plymouth Ave, Rochester NY 14608

The M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence is a nonprofit that works to realize the vision of its historic namesake. Their mission is to help individuals and communities develop the inner resources and practical skill needed to achieve a nonviolent, sustainable and just world. The new Gandhi House opened in the PLEX neighborhood in September 2012.

The Westside Farmer's Market
831 Genesee St, Rochester NY 14608

The Westside Farmers Market is open weekly on Tuesdays from 4pm-7:30pm during the months of June to October, in the St. Monica parking lot on Genesee St. The Westside Farmers Market promotes the individual and social health of our community by creating access to fresh, local foods in a vibrant and informative, weekly gathering in our urban neighborhood. Shoppers are encouraged to come to the market, meet the farmer or vendor, make their purchases, socialize with friends and neighbors, enjoy the live music and entertainers, relax and enjoy the evening.

Genesee Riverway

The Genesee Riverway Trail (GRT) is an off-road trail for walking, running and bicycling along the Genesee River. It extends through the scenic, historic and cultural heart of Rochester, from the Erie Canal to downtown and Lake Ontario.The Genesee Riverway Trail is marked with a system of wayfinding and interpretive signs to encourage and guide public use. Most of the trail is paved and easily accessible. Steep, rough, or narrow sections of the trail are clearly signed.
GRT is a designated National Recreation Trail. Beyond the city, it links to the statewide Erie Canal Heritage Trail, and the Genesee Valley Greenway Trail.