May 12, 2019
Introducing the Young Urban Preservationists! We are a group of young-ish folks interested in preservation and community revitalization. We come from various walks of life and various professions, but we all have one thing in common: we care about our Rochester-area communities and we believe our historic resources have an important role to play in making our communities dynamic and distinctive.
Sound like you? GET INVOLVED with our events:
- Bikes, Beer & Buildings
– a historic bike scavenger hunt taking place each summer
- Heart Bombing, Park(ing) Day, and other pop-up events spotlighting vacant, at-risk, or under-utilized historic spaces
- Volunteering with us at The Landmark Society June House & Garden Tour and October Inside Downtown Tour
The YUPs are also a member of the Rust Belt Coalition of Young Preservationists and travel to “takeovers” hosted by other young preservationists organizations in resurgent cities across the Rust Belt in order to share & celebrate preservation’s role in community revitalization.
GET IN TOUCH
Contact Caitlin Meives, Preservation Planner if you’re interested in learning more and getting involved!
Get the latest news from the YUPs!
We’ll send you a seasonal newsletter with info about events, opportunities to get involved, and the latest preservation happenings around town.