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Landmark Alerts

Landmark offices closed August 14-23

As we make the transition to our new offices at Warner Castle, please be advised that the Landmark Society office will be closed August 14-23. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Moving sale tomorrow!

As we prepare to move into our new home at Warner Castle, we are actively seeking new homes for our collection of artwork, furniture and other unique pieces. This collection is over 80 years in the making, each item having historical significance to Rochester and the greater Western New York area.

Visit us at our soon-to-be former headquarters tomorrow, Tuesday, August 6th for the chance to discover some of our most treasured items! Cash and charge only.

Tuesday, August 6th | 12:00-6:00 PM | Landmark Society Offices, 133 S Fitzhugh St.

Details

Tavern Takeover coming up 8/14

On Wednesday evening, August 14th, the Landmark Society and the Young Urban Preservationists (YUPs) are partnering with Roc City Rotary and Silver Lake Brewing Project to bring you the Tavern Takeover 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. For one night only, we’re turning it back into a functioning tavern with beer from Silver Lake Brewing and snacks.

PLUS: for the first time ever, we’re also bringing you a sing-along with the Flower City Beer Choir! Flower City Beer Choir is among the newest chapters of the national Beer Choir Movement uniting local beer and song!

Wednesday, August 14th | 6:30-9:00 PM | Stone-Tolan House Historic Site, 2370 East Ave.

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Park Ave. Historic District public info meeting

If you live in the Park Avenue neighborhood in the city of Rochester, this public information meeting is for you! The nomination of the Park Avenue Historic District to the National Register of Historic Places is scheduled to go before the State Review Board in September. Join The Landmark Society and staff from the NY State Historic Preservation Office to learn about the district and how it can benefit you!

Thursday, August 22nd | 6:30-7:30 PM | Immanuel Baptist Church, 815 Park Avenue | Meeting is free and open to the public

Meeting Details

Popular Park Ave. walking tour is back!

Join The Landmark Society and the Young Urban Preservationists for a guided walking tour of Park Avenue’s ABC Streets neighborhood! We’ll explore the architecture and history of one of Rochester’s most iconic neighborhoods. As a special bonus–we’re even getting you inside four private homes! This is a rare opportunity to get a peek inside these homes and see the neighborhood through the eyes of local architecture and history experts.

We’re offering 4 different tour start times to choose from. We will contact you after you purchase your tickets with the Tour start location.

Your purchase supports neighborhood efforts to create a Park Avenue Historic District.

Thursday, August 29th | First tour starts at 5:30 PM | Tickets: $25

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Thank you to our past event sponsors!


The Landmark Society of Western New York is supported, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

133 South Fitzhugh Street, Rochester, NY 14608
PHONE: (585) 546-7029 x10 · FAX: (585) 546-4788

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