Michelsen Building

Hamilton Stern led the urban renewal renovation of this existing historic industrial building in downtown Rochester, New York. It was converted into 40 affordable, multi-family apartments totaling 50,000 sq. ft. The project was funded by the City of Rochester, NYSHFA, and Federal Historical Tax Credits. Hamilton Stern worked with subcontractor partners to design and build the mechanical systems for the $7.5 MM project.
Michelson exterior


Urban League of Rochester Economic Development Corporation


Rochester, NY

Project Completion Year


Design Professional

Glasow Simmons Architecture

Total Sq. Footage


Project Duration

9 months