2018-07-11 Landmark Alerts

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.

Eventbrite - Bikes Beers & Buildings 2018

Saturday, July 28th | 1-4 PM | Fifth Frame Brewing, 155 St. Paul St. | Tickets: $12/person | Click here for tickets.

Brought to you by Pace bike share. Additional support provided by Genesee Commercial Real Estate, MyDarndest, Rochester Pedal Tours, Full Moon Vista Bike & Sport, Yellow Haus Bicycles, TRU Yoga, The Spirit Room.

LGBTQ Historic Walking Tour

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.

2019 Cuba Tour information session

March 2019 will see The Landmark Society’s third travel tour to Cuba, and it is going to be better than ever! On each of our past two trips, we learned more about the likes and needs of our guests; because we used that information in designing this trip, the tour is appropriately called “Third Time is a Charm”.

Join us for an information session on this exciting travel & learning opportunity on Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at The Landmark Society’s office (133 S. Fitzhugh St. in Rochester).

RSVP and direct questions to Larry Francer at (585) 546-7029 x14 or lfrancer@landmark.layer8group.com.

Preservation Grant Fund application deadline July 31st

The Landmark Society’s Preservation Grant Fund program offers funds for preliminary design and planning studies to help make positive improvements to at-risk buildings. The grant does not fund bricks and mortar repairs. The program was initially funded through a bequest from Elizabeth (Libby) Stewart. Libby was a longtime Landmark Society staff member who was dedicated to the revitalization of neighborhoods and historic structures. Applications are now available for the next round of funding. The application deadline is July 31, 2018. Visit our website to learn more.