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A new talk presented by the YUPs

A presentation taking you on a whirlwind tour of 200 years of Rochester’s architectural history and the personalities who created it!

Ever wonder who was responsible for designing some of your favorite buildings in Rochester? This talk will provide an introduction to the many local architects and their buildings that have shaped the city we all know and love today. Learn about the designers responsible for City Hall, the Liberty Pole, and some houses too, with lots of eye-candy visuals, some fun facts, and maybe even a bit of historical gossip!

Architects! 2 CES LUs will be available through AIA Rochester!

Thursday, November 14th | 6:00-8:30 PM (with intermission) | Little Theatre, 240 East Ave. (Little 1) | Tickets: $20

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We want your feedback!

We are in the process of conducting a feasibility study to determine if and how The Landmark Society could launch a Preservation Revolving Fund. Many preservation organizations throughout the country utilize different types of revolving funds to help save at-risk historic properties. (To learn more about revolving funds, check out this video).

As part of the feasibility study, we’re looking for feedback from our  members and the community–that means you! Please click the button below to take a quick, 14-question survey. Thank you!

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Preservation Awards Ceremony

Each year, The Landmark Society’s Preservation Awards are given to individuals and organizations in our nine-county area that have made outstanding efforts in the preservation of their homes, public buildings, historic properties, and landscapes. Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of this year’s award recipients in a ceremony in the Rochester City Hall Council Chambers.

Sunday, November 17th | 3:00-5:00 PM | Rochester City Hall, 30 Church St. | FREE!

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Travel Tours: Toronto Yuletide & Palm Springs

Last chance to sign up for this festive holiday travel tour!

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!

Join us for Modernism Week in this mid-century mecca!

Join Landmark Society staff for a truly personalized visit to Palm Springs during the fascinating Modernism Week. Larry Francer will be working with his college roommate, Ron Duby, to sift through the hundreds of events and take you to the highlights and the hidden gems.

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Jubilee tickets now on sale

After the hard work of The Landmark Society’s recent move to Warner Castle and other preservation campaigns throughout the year, it’s time for a celebration: our annual Jubilee!

This year’s event will be held on Saturday, December 7th at The Arbor Loft. The evening’s musical entertainment will feature the local band A Few Bad Apples and, as always, we’ll have an irresistible silent auction, cash call, wine pull, drinks, delicious hors d’ oeuvres, plated dinner, and fabulous sweet treats!

Saturday, December 7th | 6:00-9:30 PM | The Arbor Loft, 17 Pitkin St. | Tickets: $85-95

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Mark your calendar for ROC the Day!

On Tuesday, December 3rd, the Rochester community will come together to ROC the Day and we need YOU to join us. It’s 24 hours of unprecedented community giving. And it’s your chance to make a real difference right here in the Greater Rochester region. Visit our website to learn more about how we’ll be doing ROCing the Day and how your financial support can help save at-risk historic properties!

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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.

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