Young Urban Preservationists

Tavern Takeover @ Stone-Tolan

On Wednesday evening, August 30th, the Landmark Society’s Young Urban Preservationists (YUPs) are partnering with Emerging Rochester Architects (ERA), and Swiftwater Brewing to bring you a first-time event at the oldest house in Monroe County. The Landmark Society’s Stone-Tolan House Historic Site was built in the late 18th and early 19th centuries as a farm, home, and tavern. On August 30th, for one night only, we’re turning it back into a functioning tavern with beer from Swiftwater Brewing and snacks.

Eventbrite - Tavern Takeover at Stone-Tolan

Tickets are $15 and will get you your first beer and snacks as well as access to the Stone-Tolan House and grounds. Additional beers and s’mores kits will be available for purchase.

Wednesday, August 30th | 6:30-9:00 PM | 2370 East Ave. | $15

 

 

Introducing the Young Urban Preservationists! We are a group of young-ish folks interested in preservation and community revitalization. We come from various walks of life and various professions, but we all have one thing in common: we care about our Rochester-area communities and we believe our historic resources have an important role to play in making our communities dynamic and distinctive.

Sound like you? GET INVOLVED with our events:

  • Bikes, Beer & Buildings
    – a historic bike scavenger hunt taking place each summer, this year on Saturday, August 12th, 2017 – save the date! 
  • Heart Bombing, Park(ing) Day, and other pop-up events spotlighting vacant, at-risk, or under-utilized historic spaces
  • WHERE THE #&@# AM I? historic bar/pub coaster project
  • Volunteering with us at The Landmark Society June House & Garden Tour and October Inside Downtown Tour 

The YUPs are also a member of the Rust Belt Coalition of Young Preservationists and travel to “takeovers” hosted by other young preservationists organizations in resurgent cities across the Rust Belt in order to share & celebrate preservation’s role in community revitalization.

Sign up for our e-newsletter below so you can stay up-to-date, and contact Caitlin Meives, Preservation Planner if you’re interested in learning more and getting involved!

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