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East House Canal Commons

Originally built during the 19th century to house the operations of the James Cunningham & Son Company, this five-story, red brick structure underwent renovations in the early 20th century to transform into the Utz and Dunn Shoe Company Building. Serving as a shoe factory from the 1910s to the 1950s, the building has stood empty for more than a decade.

Window Specialist Inc. played a pivotal role in the building’s revitalization, installing more than 850 Marvin Ultimate Aluminum Clad Windows. Additionally, they erected a curtain wall measuring 26’X 18′ and implemented various storefront entryways throughout the entirety of the building.


67 Canal St, Rochester, NY


Mesick, Cohen, Wilson, Backer, Architects

Services Rendered

Window installation (Marvin)
Historical window restoration
Installation of curtainwall (EFCO)
Storefront entry-ways (EFCO)

Contract Price: $4,217,111.00