YUP 2014-09-03

Join us for a YUP Open Meeting


The Young Urban Preservationists (YUPs) are holding an open meeting Tuesday, September 9th, 6:00 PM at the The Landmark Society of Western New York, Inc. offices (133 S. Fitzhugh St.) and all youngish folks from various walks of life and professions who are interested in preservation and community revitalization are invited!

Come find out how you can get more involved with us and plan events for the coming year! Please email Caitlin cmeives@landmark.layer8group.com if you plan on attending. We hope to see you on the 9th!

Tuesday, September 9th | 6:00 PM | 133 S. Fitzhugh St. (Limited off-street parking available in the lots on the north and south sides of the building. Park only in spots facing our building) | Please RSVP to Caitlin

[Please note the date change to the 9th. Prior facebook posts listed the meeting on the 8th]

Kickoff Party for YUPs at Inside Downtown Tour

Photo courtesy of David Boyer
Photo courtesy of David Boyer

Join us for the #InsideDowntown YUP kickoff cocktail party Friday, September 12, 5:00-7:00 pm in a private apartment in The Sagamore. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres before visiting Tour sites up until 8:30 pm, or return for the Saturday, September 13th Tour hours of 11 am to 4 pm.

The special YUP price of $28/person gets you into the cocktail party and the entire Tour! Get your tickets at this special link and share with other YUPs.

ROC360: Guided tour of downtown Rochester ends 300 feet above street level at CloudSmartz Inc.


Take a tour of downtown Rochester – the buildings in transition and a look at its new beginning – during ROC360, a guided walking tour sponsored by IT services company CloudSmartz Inc., the Democrat and Chronicle’s RocNext section, The Landmark Society’s Young Urban Preservationists, and the RDDC.

Guided tours begin at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18 at the Democrat and Chronicle, 55 Exchange Blvd., will loop around various sections of the city’s center, highlight some of the buildings under redevelopment and local history, and will end on the 21st floor of the First Federal Building, the home of CloudSmartz for a reception, networking and cocktails. The final tour will leave from the Democrat and Chronicle at 6 p.m.

Visitors will be encouraged to bring their smartphones, take pictures along various routes in the city and post to Instagram and Twitter using the #ROC360 hashtag. These photos may be used for an online gallery at the Democrat and Chronicle.

This event is free but registration is required. Spots are limited–click here to register now.

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