2016-05-19 Landmark Alerts

House & Garden Tour tickets now on sale


“When is the House Tour going to return to East Avenue?” Every year tour goers ask this question – and 2016 is the year! The 46th Annual House and Garden Tour will treat us to magnificent mansions lining Rochester’s most prestigious boulevard – and so much more. You’ll be able to take in the elegance of East Avenue while also venturing off the Avenue to see elegant edifices on East Boulevard and Douglas Road. Tickets are selling fast so don’t wait until the last minute to purchase yours!

Tickets can be purchased online, in-person at The Landmark Society’s offices during business hours, or in-person at Parkleigh (non-member rate only).


Saturday & Sunday, June 4th & 5th | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Headquarters: 441 East Avenue, The Rochester Academy of Medicine (free parking available) | $20 members, $28 non-members, $33 day-of | Click here for tickets

Cuba Redux

Havana cathedral

The Landmark Society’s recent trip to Cuba was such a success that we are planning our next trip for 2017. As seasoned Cuba travelers we are planning an even better trip this time around. But time is of the essence–Cuba hotels are booking quickly a year in advance! Think you might join us? Please contact Larry Francer (585.546.7029 x14) before the end of May for more information.

Sacred Sites Open House this weekend


The New York Landmarks Conservancy’s sixth annual Sacred Sites Open House is this weekend, May 21 and 22. Over 170 churches, synagogues, temples, and meeting houses throughout the state will be open for you to explore their wonderful religious architecture. Four churches in Monroe County are inviting you to stop by: St. Mark’s & St. John’s Episcopal Church on Culver Road; The Historic Parsells Church on Parsells Avenue; St. Stanislaus Kostka on Hudson Avenue; and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church on State Street in Brockport. Find out more about the Sacred Sites Open Houses in Monroe County here.

Pub Crawl this Saturday with the YUPs


Our Young Urban Preservationists (YUPs) are celebrating the expansion of the WHERE THE #&@% AM I? project with a pub crawl through four of our newest member bars! Tap and Mallet, ButaPub, Harry G’s NY Deli & Cafe, and Lux Bar. What could be better than historic buildings, quirky history, and liquid libations to start your weekend off right? The crawl begins at Tap and Mallet and is open to all!

Saturday, May 21st | 2 p.m. | Starts at Tap & Mallet, 381 Gregory St. | Join the Facebook event