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Landmark Alerts

Dear members and friends:

Our office continues to be closed during the ongoing COVID-19 health emergency.

All programs, lectures, tours, and other events for the month of April are cancelled or postponed. Our staff continue to monitor the situation to better plan for all rescheduled programs. Please check our website,, for additional information and stay tuned to our e-newsletter for updates.

Staff members are working remotely as we continue to fulfill our mission to preserve our irreplaceable heritage. You may find contact information on our Staff page.

Your support during this time is vital. We are continuing to solicit and process all membership renewals and contributions. I sincerely thank you for your loyal support.

I wish you all the best as this unprecedented situation continues to evolve.

Wayne Goodman
Executive Director

Online architectural history class tonight!

We may not be able to get together in person but we can still enjoy historic architecture together. Our Young Urban Preservationists are partnering with the Rochester Brainery to bring you online versions of our popular architectural history classes. Your purchase supports a small, local business and The Landmark Society! And we hope it offers you a short, entertaining, and educational respite from the

Tonight’s class, Crash Course in American Architectural History – 19th Century, takes places online 7:00-8:30 PM. You can sign up on the Brainery’s website right up until the start time. The class will cover how to identify and date the following styles: Federal, Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Romanesque, Queen Anne, and more!

Register here

Architecture class tomorrow night

After you’ve had your fill of 19th Century styles, join us tomorrow night (7:00-8:30 PM) for Crash Course in American Architectural History – 20th Century. And don’t worry–there is still plenty of beautiful historic architecture to cover in the 20th century; for those who aren’t fans, it won’t just be mid-century modern. You will learn the names, dates, and characteristic features of styles like, Colonial Revival, Neoclassical, Tudor Revival, Arts & Crafts and Craftsman, American Foursquare, and, yes, some mid-century modern and post-modern styles.

Register here

Preservation Conference Rescheduled

In response to coronavirus/COVID-19, we rescheduled the NY Statewide Preservation Conference, originally set for March 26-28 in Syracuse.

Our rescheduled dates will be Tuesday, December 1 – Thursday, December 3, 2020. The Conference will still take place at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown.

Please check the Conference website for details as we make adjustments and plan for the rescheduled event. Thank you for your understanding and flexibility and we hope to see you in December!

Conference website

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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