Little Italy Association calls for a public hearing on Zweigle’s expansion

Sep 18, 2019 216

BY: Atyia Collins

Zweigle’s is expanding it’s Plymouth Avenue location, and the Little Italy Association of Rochester is worried about what changes that will bring to the neighborhood. Zweigle’s is one of Rochester’s oldest family-owned businesses, famous for their hot dogs. The company wants to add 29,000 square feet to its location in the Little Italy Neighborhood.

The goal of the Little Italy Historic Association is to preserve what the society claims are 150 years of Italian-American history. The president of the Little Italy Association is concerned that the expansion could change the landscape in the historic neighborhood.

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