Preservation Awards Ceremony

Rochester City Hall, City Council Chambers (302A) 30 Church St., Rochester, NY

Each year, The Landmark Society's Preservation Awards are given to individuals and organizations in our nine-county area that have made outstanding efforts in the preservation of their homes, public buildings, historic properties, and landscapes. Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of this year's award recipients in a ceremony in the Rochester City Hall Council ... Read more

Roc the Day Happy Hour

Marshall Street Bar & Grill 81 Marshall Street, Rochester, NY

Join The Landmark Society, Genesee Country Village & Museum, and the Greater Rochester Housing Partnership at Marshall Street Bar & Grill as we celebrate and recognize the resource that is our region's built environment on Giving Tuesday!

Annual Jubilee

The Arbor Loft 17 Pitkin Street, Rochester, New York

After the hard work of The Landmark Society's recent move to Warner Castle and other preservation campaigns throughout the year, it's time for a celebration: our annual Jubilee, this year at The Arbor Loft! For more information and tickets, click HERE.

Walk the Walk: Encounters w/ Rochester’s African -American Ancestors

Memorial AME Zion Church 549 Clarissa St., Rochester, NY

Enjoy this free entertaining and moving evening of theatre, as African-Americans from Rochester’s past come to life to share their stories.  Share the experiences of Rochesterians from the past, as you meet notables such as Frederick Douglass and Austin Steward – as well as those who may not be as well known, such as Bessie ... Read more

YUP Brainery Class: Rochester’s Landscape Architects

Most people know about the architects who have shaped our cities: whether it’s an internationally-known figure like Frank Lloyd Wright or a prominent local designer like Claude Bragdon, we all intrinsically know that someone designed the buildings around us. What is less commonly known is that our city’s landscapes - be it public parks, streets, ... Read more

YUP Brainery Class: Rochester Monuments & Memorials

The plaque next to a highway off-ramp commemorating Lincoln’s brief stop in Rochester; the first statue to memorialize an African-American; the drinking fountain admonishing temperance and the small Statue of Liberty replica in rural village parks; the Highland Bowl (yes, it’s a memorial)... Local monuments and memorials tell interesting stories, but ironically, they can be ... Read more