The Neighborhood Association
The Neighborhood of the Arts Neighborhood Association plays an active part in sustaining NOTA's distinctive character. Our volunteer group of residents focuses on bringing neighbors together, and keeping the community informed and involved.
Consider us your resource for what's happening in NOTA:
We're here to help you get the best out of living in one of Rochester's most vibrant neighborhoods.
NOTA is Rochester's arts district, a diverse cultural hub that attracts creative people and ideas.
From impressive sculptures to imprinted sidewalks, quirky benches to inspired bus stops, mosaic lamp posts to pocket gardens, music to theater, literature to movies, and historic architecture to contemporary style, it's a neighborhood designed as a living art experience.
Click the map to explore.
Characterized by both art and the adaptive reuse of existing space, NOTA is home to many of the city's cultural institutions, along with a variety of unique studios, shops, restaurants, and services.
NOTA also offers a mix of housing options from modest to high-end, including single-family Victorians, mansions divided into luxury units, lofts, and modern apartment complexes.
For a detailed look at NOTA past and present, check out the City's web page dedicated to the Neighborhood of the Arts and the neighborhood profile on Celebrate City Living.