Hopes dim for Rochester riverfront project
A year ago, it was the home run development. Turns out, it might have been a foul ball.
The developer of a $257 million riverfront hotel, housing and retail project envisioned for a spot in downtown Rochester just blocks from the Mayo Clinic terminated its purchase agreement last month for the city-owned land where the development would have risen.
"The approved project isn't going forward," at this point, said Terry Spaeth, assistant city administrator.
With no formal agreemen...