October 2, 2013 Landmark Alerts

Upcoming Workshop: Saving Our Small Towns & Villages


The Village of Lima was recently selected to host a community design workshop as part of the Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design (CIRD), a national program sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The Landmark Society is partnering with the Rochester Regional Community Design Center (RRCDC) and the Town and Village of Lima to organize this workshop. The Workshop aims to help local residents of the region, decision makers, and organizations gain the tools, knowledge, and skills to address and implement solutions to these design challenges making our communities better places to live, work, and play. We invite you to attend this series of important events! Learn from and discuss with nationally recognized, experienced professional planning experts. >>Please visit RRCDC’s website for complete event and registration details.

Sponsored by: Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design, Rochester Regional Community Design Center, The Landmark Society, Town & Village of Lima, Greater Rochester Association of Realtors.

It’s the Cascade District–Plus!

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And it’s your chance to see some of the newest loft spaces and some of the most exciting rehab projects in downtown Rochester–The Landmark Society’s 2013 Inside Downtown Tour, presented by Buckingham Properties & Hugh and Mary Clare Hamlin. Get “in” on the latest urban living trends with this tour of exciting spaces to live and work!

Hurry–tickets are close to selling out! >>Click here to purchase your tickets now. Tickets may also be purchased in person Parkleigh, 215 Park Ave. (non-member rate only).

Fall Workshop for Preservation Commissions

Individuals who serve on Preservation Boards/Commissions, Zoning Boards, Architectural Review Boards, and Planning Commissions are invited to our Fall 2013 Workshop. The workshop is offered free of charge. This season’s topic: Beyond the Public Meeting: Case Studies from Around the Region.

>>Visit our website for complete details

Monday, Oct. 7th | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Perinton Town Hall – Courtroom | 1350 Turk Hill Rd., Fairport, NY 14450 | FREE

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Heirloom Apple Picking Days at Stone-Tolan


Pick your own heirloom apples at The Stone-Tolan House Historic Site at 2370 East Ave, Rochester. We’re offering free admission to the house, barn and kitchen garden during the apple picking event. Apples in the orchard include Northern Spy (best for pie-baking), Roxbury Russet, Rhode Island Greening, Fall Pippin, Fameuse, Thompkins King and Westfield Seek–No-Further. Apple tasting will be held in the historic barn.  A minimum donation of $5 a bag is requested for picking.  Bags will be provided and The Landmark Society reserves the right to limit the number of bags.

Friday, Oct. 18 & Saturday, Oct. 19 | 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. | 2370 East Ave., Rochester