Rochester renovation project wins state award

Created: 12/09/2013 4:22 AM WHEC.com
By: Associated Press

New York's Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced the recipients of the 2013 New York State Historic Preservation Awards.
The Buffalo Neighborhood Preservation Initiative was cited for its work getting a group of Buffalo's largest and most significant residential and commercial areas listed on the New York and National Registers of Historic Places.
Albany's USS Slater Destroyer Escort Museum was cited as one of the finest naval ship exhibits in the country, drawing thousands of visitors to Albany's riverfront.
George Traikos and his company, Fitzhugh Associates, were honored for transforming the rundown Rochester Free Academy building in downtown Rochester into a vibrant commercial and residential complex.
Also honored was the Rock Island Lighthouse State Park at Fisher's Landing in the Thousand Islands region.

Flood Watch

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Genesee; Northern Erie; Southern Erie; Wyoming
Expires: 11/26/2014 7:00 AM

Lake Effect Snow Advisory

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Northern Cayuga; Wayne
Expires: 11/21/2014 6:00 PM


Scattered Clouds
28° | 19°
  • Feels like: 17° F
  • Wind: W 10mph
  • Humidity: 56%
  • Sat Mostly cloudy
    40° | 17°
  • Sun Mostly cloudy
    49° | 34°
  • Mon Showers possible in the afternoon
    59° | 46°
  • Tue Mix of sun and clouds
    42° | 37°