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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 through August 23. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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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Travel Tour: Toronto Yuletide

You may know Toronto, but have you experienced it in all its Yuletide glory? Here’s a chance to enjoy the best of the season without having to personally drive the QEW expressway. Highlights include the biggest Christmas market in Canada, Casa Loma Castle, the Art Gallery of Ontario, and more!

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Travel Tour: Boo! Halloween in New Orleans

You’ll see houses like this on the architectural bus tour during our New Orleans travel tour over Halloween–along with hearing amazing music and eating fab food.

New Orleans is a great city all of the time but Halloween is especially fun. Not as crazy as Mardi Gras and not as overwhelming. Costumes are not required but call Larry for suggestions of accoutrements that can be purchased in NOLA. And there is much more to this trip than just Halloween – Preservation Hall, seeing private homes, architectural tour, great food, and much more. Spots are still available.

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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 the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature

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