March 8th

Conference registration open!

We are thrilled to announce that our 2012 Preservation Conference is returning to the city of Rochester for the first time in twelve years. Join us on Saturday, April 21 at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School for a full day of workshops, panel discussions, and success stories. Whether you’re a neighborhood leader, a professional planner or architect, a municipal board member, or you own an older property or live in an older neighborhood, Conference sessions will provide you with tools and inspiration to bring new life to your neighborhood, community, village, or property. Register now and take advantage of our Early Bird rate.

Landmark Society offers Saturday Bus Tours before City Living Sundays

Are you a first time home buyer? New to the city? Thinking about moving into the city but don’t know what neighborhood fits you? In conjunction with the City of Rochester’s City Living Sundays program, The Landmark Society offers a bus tour of Rochester’s historic neighborhoods on Saturday, March 17 & 24, preceding the Sunday open houses. Guided by Landmark Society expert Cynthia Howk, these bus excursions are an informative and entertaining introduction to Rochester’s neighborhoods. The first Saturday bus tour will acquaint prospective home buyers with Rochester’s east side neighborhoods while the second tour will cover west side neighborhoods.

The bus tours are free but registration is required. Please call (585) 546-7029 x10 to register. General inquiries regarding the City Living Sundays program should be directed to the City of Rochester, (585) 428-CITY.

City Living Saturday Bus Tour | March 17 & 24 | 2-5 p.m. | Landmark Society, 133 S. Fitzhugh Street, Rochester NY | Registration required ($10 refundable deposit)

Workshop for preservation boards & commissions

Members of area preservation boards and commissions are invited to the Spring Preservation Boards Workshop. Sponsored by Monroe County Department of Parks, the workshop will take place at the Olmsted Lodge at Highland Park on Tuesday, March 27. This event is free and open to members of planning, zoning and other municipal boards throughout western New York. In preparation for the April 21 Conference, the topic will be Cultural Landscapes 101: Types, Terminology, & History.

Please RSVP by emailing Caitlin Meives or calling (585) 546-7029 x27. Visit our website for complete details.