The East Ave centers on East Avenue between Main Street and Alexander Street. The Lower East Ave east of the Inner Loop, has the busiest bars and clubs; the Upper East Ave, west of the Loop, has more sit-down cafes and restaurants. The Upper East Ave has several high-end apartments, townhouses and condos, ranging from lots to places such as Sagamore on East.
Local Museums & Landmarks
The Little Theater, on East Avenue, is Rochester’s only first-run art-house movie theater, often showing foreign and animated films not available anywhere else in the region. The Eastman Theatre and the Eastman School of Music are on Main Street near the lively Gibbs Street. A bit farther down East Avenue is the Rochester Museum & Science Center and the Strasenburgh Planetarium, as well as the George Eastman House and the International Museum of Photography and Film.