Summer Intern Spotlight | Adam Hopson

We are pleased to spotlight Adam Hopson who has joined the 540Team a few weeks ago as our EJ Research Intern for Summer 2020 About Adam   Adam is a rising Junior at the University of Rochester, studying Biochemistry and Environmental Studies. He is serving as an Urban Fellow through the University of Rochester Urban FellowsContinue reading “Summer Intern Spotlight | Adam Hopson”

Summer Intern Spotlight | Jezmarie (Minnie) Lopez

We are pleased to spotlight Michael Adams a Workforce Development Intern & co-creator of the Urban Architecture Tour How old are you? JL: I just turned 17 years old. Where were you born? JL: I was born in South Carolina but grew up here in Rochester. What do you like to do in your freeContinue reading “Summer Intern Spotlight | Jezmarie (Minnie) Lopez”

A Thankful Word from the Director | Fall Tour Series Kickoff

Dear Community, My body isn’t cooperating on this Friday in fact, I’ve spent all day in bed in full recovery mode one day before our Anniversary Celebration. (Yikes!) So is the life of a chronic spoonie but fortunately my heart is full of joy and thankfulness. The intern’s display of black youth magic last nightContinue reading “A Thankful Word from the Director | Fall Tour Series Kickoff”

A Wednesday Word from the Director | Fast Times & Tour Guides

Dear Community, This week’s word will be super quick. We are in the thick of practicing and planning for tomorrow’s Back to the Past Urban Art Architecture Tour kickoff event. I promise that next week’s word will be more in depth.  I am so proud of the interns and the work that they have putContinue reading “A Wednesday Word from the Director | Fast Times & Tour Guides”

A Wednesday Word from the Director | Dog Days of Summer

  Dear Community, The dog days of summer have finally arrived and just as we begin to settle into the heat; autumn will be upon us and so will cooler air. 540WMain is sweltering quit literally from the summer heat (we have no central air) as well as from a bevvy of activity. From courtyardContinue reading “A Wednesday Word from the Director | Dog Days of Summer”