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The Latest Concept in Student Housing: Innovation Square

Innovation Square: Downtown Rochester NY's Off-Campus Housing Destination

Innovation. What does it mean? Innovation means change, revolution, transformation.

The meaning of Innovation is one of the reasons Gallina Development’s new collaborative student housing project is named Innovation Square. The new housing project is a revolutionary transformation in how upperclassmen and graduate students can now enjoy student life. 

Off-campus living has never been so fresh and unique. Innovation Square is unlike any other college living experience. Live like the professional you’re striving to be. If you’re a registered student at one of the associated academic institutions, this is your downtown, Rochester NY housing headquarters.

To clarify, our associated academic institutions include RIT, University of Rochester, St. John Fisher, Nazareth, and SUNY Brockport.


Innovation Square is located in the heart of downtown Rochester at 100-140 South Clinton Avenue. Our apartments offer these incredible amenities like no other campus living can:

  • 2 or 3 bedroom fully furnished apartments
  • Private bedrooms
  • Private bathrooms
  • Individual leases
  • Inclusive utilities
  • High-speed fiber internet included
  • In-suite washer and dryer
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Unrivaled downtown views

In addition to the incredible views and the unparalleled amenities, Innovation Square offers these convenient extras:

  • 24-hour security
  • Fitness center
  • Student lounge
  • Outdoor lounge
  • Dry cleaning service
  • High-speed fiber network
  • Branded bicycles
  • Onsite cafe
  • Soundproof practice rooms
  • Community wi-fi
  • 24-hour emergency maintenance
  • Resident Events & networking opportunities
  • Performing Arts Center for lectures, live performances, and esports

Students from a variety of colleges, universities, and institutions can now live, learn and innovate together in this unique urban environment. Living here means you’re part of a collaborative, academic-focused campus like no other. For instance, residents will have the opportunity to interact with students from different area colleges and backgrounds. As a result,  these experiences shape and diversify their network for potential future success. 

Because Innovation Square is located in the center of Rochester’s Downtown Innovation Zone, living here provides you the perfect opportunity to connect with the business community, which features up-and-coming high-tech companies. Furthermore, your apartment will be within walking distance of potential internships and mentorship programs. 

In summary, activities for students in the Rochester area are endless. For instance, the city has unique culinary experiences, world-class museums, festivals, theatres, and sporting events. 

Contact us today and apply online at Innovation Square Application or fill out a short form to contact our leasing office.

Posted on May 5, 2021. Categorized as .

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