Three places in Monroe County were recently nominated for the New York State and Federal Registers of Historic Places. That status will make them eligible for a variety of state grants and tax credits to help in local historical preservation.
Brockport Cemetery on High Street in the Village of Brockport was established in 1829. It is the earliest resting place for residence of the Village including Hiel Brockway, for who the Village is named. The cemetery is well maintained especially for a cemetery in a busy Village.
Pittsford Village Historic District has a boundary increase since it was first listed in 1984. The district is being expanded with 536, mostly residential, properties, which illustrate how village residents adapted to the change of becoming a suburb community.
Thomas L. Hulburt House is an 1853 Greek Revival. It was the primary residence of Thomas L. Hulburt (1836-1919) who was a lawyer and developer and who played an important role in the growth and development of the Village of Fairport during the late 19th century.
Also on Dec. 3rd, Governor Cuomo announced seven distinctive projects from around the state that received 2015 New York State Historic Preservation Awards. One of those awards is for Building 14, Cadence Square, Canandaigua VA Medical Center in Canandaigua, NY. The Cadence Square development is an outgrowth of the medical center’s master plan to revitalize the health care facility for the 21st century. Cazenovia Recovery Systems, in partnership with the Finger Lakes Additions Counseling and Referral Agency, undertook the $11 million project. It combined the rehabilitation of vacant Building 14 for transitional housing and supportive services with the construction of new apartments for veterans in need. The project utilized various funding sources, including preservation tax credits.