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Proud to be Part of a Beautiful Neighborhood

  • Highland Hospital Construction Project

  • Highland Hospital Construction Project

  • Highland Hospital Construction Project

  • Highland Hospital Construction Project

  • Highland Hospital Construction Project

We continue to work with neighbors and neighborhood groups to preserve and enhance the appearance and ambiance of the area. Our representatives and neighbors meet to address topics such as the hospital's appearance, Highland campus landscaping, parking, noise control, and ensuring hospital-neighborhood communication and collaboration.

Highland is also part of NBN6, a coalition of neighborhoods located in the south east of Rochester.  Originally formed as part of the ‘Neighbors Building Neighborhoods’ initiative, a smaller group of Sector 6 neighborhoods have continued to meet and work together with Highland Hospital towards common goals. 

Highland Park Neighborhood/Highland Hospital Interaction Committee (HPNHHIC)

Neighbors have an open invitation to attend the Highland Park Neighborhood Interaction Committee, chaired by Mike Thompson, who has advocated on behalf of neighborhood concerns for many years. This group has been meeting since 2015. The purpose of the meeting is for the hospital to share information, discuss and try to resolve issues, and hear from local neighbors about their concerns, questions, and perspectives. Hospital Facilities and Public Relations staff attend the meetings and representatives from Government Relations and Space Planning at the University of Rochester Medical Center may also be in attendance.

If you live in the neighborhood and would like to attend, you may contact Mike Thompson via email at Of course, you are always welcome to simply join us when you can. This meeting is scheduled for the last Tuesday of every other month at 5:30 p.m. in the Gleason Conference Room, Highland Hospital. On occasion, the meeting date changes or the meeting may be cancelled. Mike maintains an email distribution list of regular attendees in case a notification needs to be shared, meeting minutes are available, or important follow-up is necessary. The Blog is another conduit for information sharing; please sign up to receive notifications on the construction project and more.

Highland Hospital Steering Committee

The Highland Hospital Neighborhood Steering Committee is composed of several nearby residents and NBN Sector 6 representatives. The committee worked together as Highland sought variances before the City Zoning Commission for its South Addition, completed in 2016. Upon its completion, the Highland Hospital Neighborhood Steering Committee's focus shifted to concentrate on collecting input and identifying priorities and concerns as the hospital works through a Planned Development re-zoning with the City of Rochester. The committee met monthly from 2014 to 2016.

Neighborhood representatives include:

                Becca Webb             

                David Nelson           

                Judy Hay                 

                Karl Waelder           

                Kerry Regan            

                Mike Mahoney         

                Mike Thompson       

                Thomas Gallagher