Times Square Building
Owner Arrowflight Auction Holdings Established 1929
Purpose Unoccupied; For Sale
Status Closed

The Times Square Building is an Art Deco skyscraper in the western downtown region of Rochester, NY. At 260 feet, it is the eighth-tallest building in Rochester, with 14 floors. The building's tower supports four aluminum wings measuring 42 feet high, known as the "Wings of Progress", each weighing 12,000 pounds. These structures are among the most distinctive features of the Rochester skyline.

This building most recently belonged to a national banking group that collapsed during the Second American Civil War. The structure was bought out in 2014 by the Coldbridge Financial Solutions company, a brokerage firm based out of Ontario, Canada. Up until February 2020, the penthouse executive floor of the Times Square Building was the operational headquarters for the international terrorist group Shedda Dinu. Members of Shedda Dinu posed as employees of Coldbridge Financial Solutions in a variety of unrelated jobs from janitorial to executive. Only a handful of the Coldbridge staff were aware of what transpires in the penthouse level and Shedda Dinu went to great lengths to keep their clandestine operations a secret. The building also contains a labyrinth of secret passages within the walls that allow for covert movement from floor to floor. These passageways were originally designed as escape routes for bankers in the threat of a robbery and were later utilized by bootleggers during the Prohibition Era.

As of February 2020 the building has remainder ownerless and unoccupied and is currently in the possession of Arrowflight Auction Holdings.

Times Square Building

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