Kodak Tower, Rochester

Kodak Tower, Rochester

Kodak Office Tower is the seat of one of the most successful American brands, Kodak, the leader in the film and camera industry; it was established in 1892 by an amateur photographer, George Eastman, and became the city's main industrial employer. The tower itself was built in 1914 and is a sixteen-storey building, with three additional floors, roof and cupola having been added in 1930; it has interesting architectural elements and big historic value.

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Kodak Tower on Map

Sight Name: Kodak Tower
Sight Location: Rochester, USA (See walking tours in Rochester)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Rochester, New York

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Historical Churches

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 Km or 1.8 Miles
Historical Industrial Buildings

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.9 Km or 3 Miles