Park Avenue Merchants Association | Beyond the Nest (Rochester)

Park Avenue Merchants Association

Rochester , NY , 14607 43° 8' 52.9368" N, 77° 35' 26.1492" W
Contact name: 
Lisa Hubler
Business/organization type: 
Ages for which our activities are most appropriate: 
PAMA - Membership - 90 businesses on Park Ave in Rochester New York - "Street for All Seasons" Voted Best Street in Rochester by City Newspaper. Several events during the year. Visit our Web site at


Park Avenue – Street For All Seasons - Over 90 Businesses 


§       From Alexander Street to Culver Road


o      Park Ave Green Barrington & Park

§       This year voted by The City Newspaper


o      Best Neighborhood


o      Stever’s Candies best candy store – 1970 started on Park Ave.


o      Magnolia’s Café & Deli


§       How many businesses can say they had a visit by the President of the United States?

§       PAMA and PARC (1994)

o      PAMA – Park Ave Merchants Assoc.

o      PARC – Park Ave Revitalization Committee – blend of neighborhood associations & merchants

§       They work together to make Park Ave the jewel of Rochester

·       Beatification efforts 


      • Beatification efforts
        • potted and hanging flowers in the spring/summer
        • seasonal banners
        • replacing broken bus stop benches
        • the new fence and rock garden at the Science Museum
        • planted tulip bulbs along the sidewalks up and down the avenue.
    • Working with Francis Parker School # 23 on events/activities