2018-06-26 Landmark Alerts

This Thursday: Park Avenue info meeting

Coming up this week! If you live in the Park Avenue neighborhood and want to learn how to save money on repairs to your home and get an update on the Historic District we’re working on, join us for this public info meeting! Featuring a presentation by Christopher Brandt, historic homeowner and architect at Bero Architecture, PLLC. Chris will walk you through his tax credit project and show you how easy it is to apply.

Thursday, June 28th | 6-7 PM | School 23, 170 Barrington St. | FREE and open to all Park Avenue area residents! | Click here for more information about the Park Ave. Historic District Project

Final Architecture for Lunch this Friday!

Image courtesy James Bogue

Timed to fit in with busy schedules and weekday lunch breaks, these 20-minute walking tours feature information about the history and architecture of downtown Rochester neighborhoods. Led by Cynthia Howk, Landmark Society staff member and local history expert. Architecture for Lunch tours are FREE and open to the public, held rain or shine, for the most interesting lunch break you’ve ever taken.

Friday, 6/29: meet Cynthia at 12:10 PM in front of the Eastman Student Living Center tower (100 Gibbs St). Please note parking options may be limited due to the Jazz Festival.

YUPs present: Bikes, Beers & Buildings 2018

Rochester’s first bike scavenger hunt is back for its 5th year! Grab your bikes, your smart phone, a few friends and join the Young Urban Preservationists (or YUPs—a group of The Landmark Society) for a fun-filled ride around the city, followed by a few well-deserved drinks at Fifth Frame Brewing. You’ll see some of Rochester’s best known gems and little known secrets, you’ll get some exercise, and you might even learn something new about the Flower City.

Saturday, July 28th | 1-4 PM | Fifth Frame Brewing, 155 St. Paul St. | Tickets: $12/person | Registration opens Friday 6/29. | >>Check the Facebook event page for info.

LGBTQ Historic Walking Tour

LGBTQ Historic Sites Tour:
Resistance in the 70s – We have come full 

Our Western New York LGBTQ Historic Sites committee is planning a tour of key center city sites in the early LGBTQ movement, including Rochester’s City Hall, the Rochester Federal BuiIding & Genesee Crossroads Park, and Two Saints Church (St. Lukes/St. Simons), to take place during Rochester Pride Week 2018.

The tour will begin at City Hall – parking is available in the City Hall Parking Lot.

Thursday, July 19th | 6:30-7:30 PM | Visit our website for details.