The 19th Ward Neighborhood’s motto - “Urban by Choice” - says it all.
Residents here pride themselves on the rich diversity of their neighborhood and are passionate about their community. As one of the city’s largest, the 19th Ward’s geographical boundaries reach north to Chili Avenue, east to the Genesee River, west to Interstate 390 and south to Scottsville Road. It's assets include the Frederick Law Olmsted designed Genesee Valley Park, the Genesee River, the footbridge to the University of Rochester and the historic Erie Canal.
College Town, a new neighborhood designed for pedestrians, is located by the University of Rochester and the University of Rochester Medical Center. At the intersection of Mount Hope and Elmwood Avenue it features a market and a variety of shops for easy access to everything you need.