September 26, 2012 Landmark Alerts

Preservation Rehab Loans available to City of Rochester Preservation Districts

Do you live in one of Rochester’s eight Preservation Districts? Is your home in need of repairs? The Landmark Society and NeighborWorks® Rochester are partnering to help homeowners in City of Rochester Preservation Districts make exterior and interior home improvements by offering construction management services and loans to those who qualify. Landmark Society staff will provide construction management services, including guiding homeowners through the Preservation District Certificate of Appropriateness process. The loans will be offered through NeighborWorks® Rochester. There are no income restrictions. We are exceptionally pleased to be able to offer this new opportunity to Rochester’s Preservation District homeowners. Visit our website to learn more, then contact us to find out if your home qualifies.

Inside Downtown showcases NOTA this weekend

The Landmark Society’s Inside Downtown Tour takes place this weekend, Friday and Saturday, in Rochester’s Neighborhood of the Arts. It’s not too late for you to snag advance purchase tickets and save! Head to Parkleigh (at the corner of Park Ave. & Goodman), head to our offices (133 S Fitzhugh St.), or head to our website to purchase your tickets now! Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to get inside some amazing examples of adapted historic spaces (lofts, homes and more) and experience one of Rochester’s most vibrant neighborhoods.

Inside Downtown Tour – NOTA | Friday, September 28 & Saturday, September 29 | Tickets: $17 (members)*, $22 (non-members), $25 (day-of) | Tickets & Info

*Member tickets available through The Landmark Society only.

Continuing education opportunity for realtors

We are partnering with the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors to again offer one of GRAR’s most interesting and informative continuing education opportunities–Marketing Historic Homes Successfully. The Landmark Society’s Cynthia Howk will lead two 7.5 hour sessions on October 4 and 11. Topics covered include: evolution of Rochester’s architecture and neighborhoods, what landmark designation means for your clients, common historic house maintenance issues, and much more! Registration ends this Friday, September 28. Visit the GRAR website to register and learn more.