11 Local Groups Earn $77,286 in Preservation Grants
Announcement at Ontario Co. Historical Society - 9/25
- The City of Rochester will receive $5,500 to complete a Reconnaissance Level Survey of the Northwest Quadrant neighborhood.
- The Village of Avon will receive $10,000 to complete a Reconnaissance Level Survey.
- The Ontario County Historical Society will receive $8,740 for a survey of Historic Sites Relating to Women’s Suffrage in Central New York.
ALBANY, NY (09/18/2018) (readMedia)--
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WHAT: Finger Lakes Region – Preserve New York Grant Announcement
WHEN: Tuesday, September 25 at 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Ontario County Historical Society, 55 N Main Street, Canandaigua
Jay DiLorenzo, President, Preservation League of New York State
and representatives from:
Ontario County Historical Society
Town of Canandaigua
Silver Lake Institute
Village of Avon
Town of Manchester
Genesee Country Village and Museum
Aurora Masonic Center
Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester
Ontario County Planning Department
Eleven groups in Cayuga, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario and Wyoming County have secured grants totaling more than $77,000 from Preserve New York. Representatives from many of those organizations or municipalities will be on hand at the announcement to discuss their efforts. Funded projects include Historic Structure Reports, Building Condition Reports and surveys that could lead to National Register listings and open the door to preservation incentives like Historic Tax Credits.
Preserve New York is a signature grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the Preservation League of New York State, and is made possible with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
The Preservation League of New York State invests in people and projects that champion the essential role of preservation in community revitalization, sustainable economic growth and the protection of our historic buildings and landscapes. We lead advocacy, economic development and education programs across the state.