Partners Roundup: May 8th
Our next Partners Roundup will be held on Tuesday, May 8th, at the Silver Lake Brewing Project in Perry. All Affiliate members, community advocates, and preservation partners are invited to this evening of networking, sharing, and learning. The feature presentation will be led by Mayor Rick Hauser and members of Affiliate organization, Perry Main Street Association. The topic is Development Realized Through Main Street LLC and the Arts, with an emphasis on young professional involvement. Share your community or organization’s successes and challenges with colleagues from across the region at one of the hottest businesses in Perry.
The Roundup begins at 6:00pm at Silver Lake Brewing Project, 14 Borden Ave, Perry, NY. It will be preceded by a tour, leaving from the same location, at 5:00pm.The tour will include the 2016 Five to Revive Downtown Block of Commercial Buildings and Perry’s newest business, Theatre@37. The Roundup is FREE and open to anyone involved in preservation or community revitalization at any level. >>For more information and to RSVP, contact Caitlin Meives.
NEW: Historic Wood Window Repair Seminar
We’re partnering with the Cobblestone Museum and the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation to offer you a chance to learn the in’s and out’s of historic wood window repair. Taught by noted window specialist and author of The Window Sash Bible, Steven Jordan, you’ll get a mix of hands-on experience and classroom instruction. Our work site will be the c.1850 one room cobblestone schoolhouse (pictured above) at the Cobblestone Museum.This training opportunity is open to experienced craftspeople, contractors, homeowners, and more! If you’re looking for an in-depth training, the 4-day seminar (June 12-15) is for you. If you just want an intro, take the 1-day (June 16) option!
Landmark Society and Cobblestone Museum members receive a discount on registration. >>Head over to our website for details.
Architecture at the Brainery!
Crash Course in American Architectural History I and II
May 15th & 22nd, 7:00-8:30 PM
Love old buildings but have no idea what you’re looking at? In this one hour class, we’ll give you the rundown of American architectural styles from the Colonial era through the 19th century, with a focus on local and regional examples. Learn the names of important architectural styles common in the northeast; some basic architectural terminology; and how to approximately date the buildings you see every day. This class can be taken on its own if you’re not a fan of mid-century modern architecture or you can continue the fun with Crash Course in American Architectural History II – 20th Century.
City of Rochester Comprehensive Plan 2034 – Take the survey!
Rochester 2034 will serve as the fundamental basis for making public and private decisions on land use regulation and development, future investment, and the allocation of critical resources. Typically looking out at the next 15 years, a city comprehensive plan is a means to promote and protect the general health, safety and welfare of the people and to lay out a course of action for the future social, physical, and economic development of the community. You can provide input on the Comprehensive Plan by taking this survey. Help the City understand what the most important issues are to you, and what the Plan should focus on. >>Click here to take the survey.