Fairport and Perinton; Then and Now
The trilogy concludes with a book that has vintage pictures, some over 100 years old, and pairs them with pictures of the same site or building taken today. This unique perspective shows changes over time in the community of Fairport and Perinton.
You will see the rehabilitation and reuse of factory and commercial buildings, residential houses, and one room school houses. There is a chapter on urban renewal where you will see the buildings in Fairport's central business district before and after the federal project in the 1970's.
Also included is a special chapter on the rebuilding of the Erie Canal from 1910 to 1918. See rare pictures of construction almost 100 years ago on the Erie Canal and the famous Main Street Lift Bridge sited in Ripley's Believe It or Not. Published by Arcadia Press in 2009.
Individual Book Price - $22.00