Architecture for Lunch–one more week
If you missed the first two installments of this year’s Architecture for Lunch series, there’s one more chance to catch this FREE lunchtime walking tour. Timed to fit in with busy schedules and weekday lunch breaks, these 20 minute tours feature information on the history and architecture of downtown Rochester. Join us this Friday, June 28 in the Grove Place/East End neighborhood.
Architecture for Lunch | Friday, June 28 | 12:10-12:35 p.m. | FREE | Meet at Eastman Place at E. Main and Gibbs Streets (opposite entrance to Eastman Theatre).
Preservation Grant Fund applications available
Launched in September, 2012, 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, 2013. Visit our website to learn more.
Visit Stone-Tolan Historic Site
School has ended for the summer. Looking for something different to do? Visit the oldest tavern site in the county. The Stone-Tolan House Historic Site is open for visitors with no reservations on Friday and Saturday afternoons from noon to 3 p.m. (last tour at 2 p.m.). Landmark Society members get in free! Check out the tavern room, the open hearth kitchen, the parlor bedroom and more. You drive by 2370 East Avenue all the time–make time to stop! Learn more about the Stone-Tolan Historic Site here.
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