Swillburg's native son, Cab Calloway, graces the front of Swillburg's shirt. A tireless pioneer of big band jazz, Cab's contributions to jazz music is strong, but little known is his connection to Rochester. There is a small memorial plaque inconspicuously tucked behind Field Street at Otto Henderberg Park that commemorates Cab Calloway's birth in Rochester. Mr. Henderberg is another distinguished resident of Swillburg memorialized for defending the integrity of the neighborhood against the advances of interstate highway.
A vintage pink accent livens Cab Calloway to celebrate a few historical gems of the neighborhood. The Highland Park Diner and The Cinema harken back to feel-good times of pastel colors and good wholesome experiences, and most importantly pink represents the namesake of Swillburg; pigs. Farmers would feed their pigs from the swill that collected in the area and eventually formed the neighborhood. Swillburg has embraced this humble past and elevated the pig to their official mascot.
The Rochester subway system traveled west to east servicing as much of the city neighborhoods as possible: Residents and visitors of Swillburg would jump on and off the Monroe Avenue station for access.
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Shirt Color: Heather Black
Shirt Type: 50/50 Poly-Cotton Athletic Fit T-Shirt