Resume of Building Surveys

The following is a partial listing of reports completed by this firm. The list is organized chronologically by age of the building. Please refer to the key at the end for information corresponding to the numbers in parentheses.  At the end of each entry is the date, unless noted, of our first survey. This résumé is current as of February, 2005.

Stone-Tolan House, ca. 1792, Rochester, NY. (2,6,11) Client: Landmark Society of Western New York. Contact: Henry McCartney, Executive Director, (585) 546-7029. (1986)

Brickett Place, ca. 1812, White Mountain National Forest, NH. (2,11) Client: USDA Forest Service. Contact: Karl Roenke, (603) 528-8773. (1990)

First Presbyterian Church of East Avon, 1812, East Avon, NY. (3,11) Client: First Presbyterian Church of East Avon. Contact: John Smith, Trustee, (585) 226-3662.

Middlebury Academy, ca. 1816, Wyoming, NY. (2,10) Client: Middlebury Historical Society & Wyoming Co. Council of the Arts. Contact: Willa Bishop, (585) 495-6556. (1986, 2nd Ed.)

Genesee Lighthouse and Keeper’s House, 1822 and 1863, Rochester, NY. (1,6,9,11) Client: Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society. Contact: Virginia Kobylarz (585) 663-7802. (1991)

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, ca. 1824, Rochester, NY. (2,10) Client: St. Luke’s Church. Contact: Gail Harris, (585) 546-7730. (1987)

Tinker Homestead, 1828-30, Henrietta, NY. (4,11) Client: Town of Henrietta. Contact: Nancy Lundberg, (585) 232-3730. (1994)

Prouty-Chew Museum, 1829, Geneva, NY. (4,7) Client: Geneva Historical Society. Contact: Steve O’Malley, Collections Curator, (315) 789-5151. (1991)

Marlowe House, ca. 1830, Scottsville, NY. (2,6) Client: Wheatland Area Historical Association. Contact: Beverly Reeves, (585) 889-1614. (1987)

Morgan Hook and Ladder Company, ca. 1830, Naples, NY. (1,6,11) Client: Naples Historical Society. Contact: Jerry Ludwig, (585) 387-9271. (1995)

Barn Preservation Study, ca. 1830-1900, Hamlin and Victor, NY. (5,6) Client: Barn Preservation Society. Several reports on barns and other agricultural outbuildings. Contact: Jim Hamme, (585) 964-9161. (1991)

Ogden Presbyterian Church, ca. 1830-50, Spencerport, NY. (3) Client: Ogden Presbyterian Church. Contact: Joe Knight, (585) 272-4323. (1995)

Russell/Colbath House, ca. 1831, White Mountain National Forest NH. (2,11) Client: USDA Forest Service. Contact: Karl Roenke, (603) 528-8773. (1990)

United Presbyterian Stone Church, ca. 1833, Caledonia, NY. (3) Client: United Presbyterian Stone Church. Contact: Jane Passamonte. (1996)

Morgan-Manning House, ca. 1834, Brockport, NY. (2,11) Client: Western Monroe Historical Society, 1987. Contact: George Pagan, (585) 392-9516. (1987)

Campbell-Whittlesey House, ca. 1835, Rochester, NY. (2,6,9,11) Client: Landmark Society of Western New York. Contact: Henry McCartney, Executive Director, (585) 546-7029. (1986)

Balmano Cottage, ca. 1835, Geneva, NY. (2,10) Client: Geneva Historical Society. Contact: Charles Bauder, (315) 789-5151. (1998)

Henry B. Clarke House Museum, ca. 1836, Chicago, Illinois. (4,7) Client: Clarke House Museum. Contact: Andrea Salvo, Acting Clarke House Curator, (312) 326-1393. (1990)

Hervey Ely House, ca. 1837, Rochester, NY. (2,9,10) Client: Daughters of The American Revolution. Contact: Peg Comfort, (585) 334-1793. (1987)

Jonathan Child House, ca. 1837, Rochester, NY. (2,9,10) Client: Landmark Society of Western New York. Contact: Henry McCartney, Executive Director, (585) 546-7029. (1987)

East Bloomfield Academy, 1837, East Bloomfield, NY. (3,6) Client: Historical Society of East Bloomfield. Contact: Marilyn Her-Gessell, Director. (1998)

Unitarian-Universalist Church, 1837, 1890, Cortland, NY. (3,11) Client: Unitarian-Universalist Church of Cortland. Contact: Karen Kenning, (607) 753-0020. (2002)

The Mills Mansion, ca. 1838, Mount Morris, NY. (3) Client: Mills Mansion. Contact: Sam Cipriano, Trustee, 685-3292. (1999)

Rose Hill Mansion, 1839, Geneva, NY. (2,12) Client: Geneva Historical Society. Contact: Curtis Eaton (315) 789-5151. (2003)

St. John’s Episcopal Church, ca. 1840, Honeoye Falls, NY. (2,3,6) Client: St. John’s Episcopal Church. Contact: Reverend Mary Ann Taylor. (1990)

Levan-Merrit House, ca. 1841, Medina, NY. (2) Client: Medina Historical Society. Contact: John Wasnock, (716) 798-4649. (1984)

Woodside, 1841, Rochester, NY. (1,10) Client: Rochester Historical Society. Contact: Ann Salter, (585) 271-2705. (2002)

Kirkland Art Center, 1842, Clinton, NY. (3,6) Client: Kirkland Art Center. Contact: Dare Thompson, Executive Director, (315) 853-8871. (1990)

First Baptist Church of Fairport, 1842, Fairport, NY. (5) Client: First Baptist Church of Fairport. Contact: Dale Haling, 422-0459. (1997)

St. Joseph’s Church Ruin, 1843, 1909, 1974, Rochester, NY. (2, 11) Client: Landmark Society of Western New York. Contact: Peter Siegrist, (585) 546-7029. (2003)

District #1 (Cobblestone) Schoolhouse, 1845, Pultneyville, NY. (3) Client: Pultneyville Historical Society. Contact: Sylvia Bornarth, (315) 589-2532. (1993).

Seabrooks House, ca. 1845, Pultneyville, NY. (3) Client: Pultneyville Historical Society. Contact: Nancy Robert. (1996)

The Three Bears, ca. 1845/1860-1862, Ovid, NY. (1,11) Client: Seneca County Department of Planning. Contact: Harriet Haynes, (315) 539-5655. (1999)

First Presbyterian Church, (ca. 1845/1874) Albion, NY. (3,5,11). Client: First Presbyterian Church. Contact: Sanford L. Church, Chairman Restoration Task Force, 589-5525. (1996)

Porter Sheldon House, 1845/1880, Jamestown, NY. (3,6) Client: Jamestown Chapter of the DAR, Inc. Contact: Gretta Archer. (1995)

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, ca. 1848, Stafford, NY. (3,6,10). Client: St Paul’s Episcopal Church. Contact: Cindy Hinchey. (1996)

Covert Town Hall, 1848, Covert, NY. (3,6,10) Client: Town of Covert. Contact: Brayton Foster, Councilman, (607) 387-5958. (1993)

Brewster-Burke House, ca. 1849, Rochester, NY. (2,6,8,9,10) Client: Landmark Society of Western New York. Contact: Henry McCartney, Executive Director,(585) 546-7029. (1986)

Triphammer Wall, Brown’s Race, ca. 1849, Rochester, NY. (2,8,10) Client: Rochester Museum and Science Center. Contact: Brian Nagel, (585) 271-4320. (1988)

Phelps Town Hall, (1849/1911) Phelps, NY, (3,6). Client: Phelps Town Hall Preservation Committee. Contact: Floyd Ridley, Chairman, (315) 548-3520. (1996)

Mead Base House, ca. 1850, White Mountain National Forest, NH. (2). Client: USDA Forest Service. Contact: Karl Roenke, (603) 528-8773. (1990)

Barron House, ca. 1850, Nunda, NY. (3,6) Client: Nunda Historical Society. Contact: Joan Schumaker, Vice President, 436-2354. (1997)

Rushford Library, ca. 1858, Rushford, NY. (3,6) Client: Town of Rushford. Contact: Betty H. Babbit. (1998)

Howell Road Barn, first half of 19th century, Perinton, NY. (2) Client: Town of Perinton. Contact: Susan Roberts, Town Historian, (585) 223-0770. (1993)

Dorflinger Glass Museum, first half of 19th century, White Mills, PA. (7) Client: Dorflinger Glass Museum. Contact: Henry Loftus, Jr., Curator, (717) 253-1185. (1994)

First Presbyterian Church, ca. 1852, Brockport, NY. (2,11) Client: First Presbyterian Church. Contact: Evelyn Spurgeon, (585) 637-3780. (1985)

Oliver House, ca. 1852, Penn Yan, NY. (3,4,6,7) Client: Yates County Genealogical and Historical Society, (315) 536-7318. (1989 and 1991)

Clarkson Academy, ca. 1853, Clarkson, NY. (2,3,8). Client: Clarkson Community Church, 1987. Contact: Dave Michaels, (585) 637-6345. (1987)

Patrick Barry House, 1857, Rochester, NY. (2,8,10) Client: University of Rochester. (Roof Only). Contact: Paul Tankel, (585) 275-0936. (1988)

St. John’s Episcopal Church, ca. 1857, Mt. Morris, NY. (2,11) Client: St. John’s Episcopal Church. Contact: Mrs. Edna Learn (585) 658-2162. (1992)

The Brick and Bartlett Residence Halls, 1858/1932, Alfred, NY. (2,10). Client: Alfred University. Contact: James F. Feldbauer, (607) 871-2154. (1993)

Church of the Redeemer, 1859, Addison, NY. (2,11) Client: Church of the Redeemer. Contact: Ernestine King, (607) 936-3216. (1993)

Paddy Hill Library, ca. 1859, Greece, NY. (1,11) Client: Greece Public Library. Contact: June Shapiro, Director, (585)225-8930. (1989)

Susan B. Anthony House, ca. 1860/1897, Rochester, NY. (3,8,10,11,12) Client: Susan B. Anthony Memorial, Inc. Contact: Lorie Barnum, (585) 235-6124. (1994)

Masonic temple, 1869 and 1890, Scottsville, NY. (3,6) Client: Oatka Lodge #759 F&AM. Contact: Burton L. Brown, Treasurer (585) 538-6462.

Howe Residence, ca. 1869, Phelps, NY. (3) Client: Phelps Community Historical Society. Contact: Theodore Mullen, President. (1999)

Hoag Memorial Art Gallery, ca. 1870, Silver Lake, NY. (2,6,10) Client: Silver Lake Institute. Contact: Jacques Fisher, Superintendent, (585) 237-3534. (1988)

Gloucester City Hall, ca.1870, Gloucester, MA. (3) Client: Robert I. Mitnik, AIA, (978) 283-7559. (1998)

Hinchey House, ca. 1870, Rochester, NY. (2, 5) Client: Gates Historical Society. Contact: Susan Swanton, President, (585) 247-6446. (1999)

Our Lady of Victory Church, 1871, 1940, 1988, Rochester, NY. (2) Client: Our Lady of Victory Church. Contact: Paul Kimmerly, (585) 454-2244. (2002)

Lima Presbyterian Church, ca. 1874, Lima, NY. (2,11) Client: Lima Presbyterian Church. Contact: Don Bartold, (585) 338-4692. (1988)

Seneca Falls Historical Society, 1880, Seneca Falls, NY. (3,6,11). Client: Seneca Falls Historical Society. Contact: Jeanette Pfeiff, (315) 568-8534. (1994)

First Presbyterian Church, ca.1880, Bath, NY. (3) Client: First Presbyterian Church. Contact: Tom Daulton, (607) 776-6458.

First Congregational Church, 1883. (2,11) Malone, NY. Client: First Congregational Church Board of Trustees. Contact: Gail Bessette (518) 483-1247. (1990)

Corning Clock Tower, 1883, Corning, NY. (3,10) Client: City of Corning. Contact: Richard Biggio, Superintendent of Public Works. (607) 962-0942. (1997)

Waterloo Library, 1883, Waterloo, NY. (2,4,11). Client: Waterloo Library and Historical Society. Contact: Lynn Patti, President, (315) 539-3313. (2001)

Little Red Cottage, 1884, (2, 11). Saranac Lake, NY. Client: Trudeau Institute. Contact: David Kirstein, (518) 891-3080. (1994)

Salem United Church of Christ, ca.1884/1889/1933, Tonawanda, NY. (2) Client: Salem United Church of Christ. Contact: David Clark, (716) 693-3895. (1996)

Hotchkiss Essential Oil Building, 1885, Lyons, NY. (1,11). Client: Wayne County Planning Dept. Contact: Sharon Lilla, Director, (315) 946-5919. (2003)

Cory House, 1885, Rochester, NY. (2,10) Client: Career Development Center. Contact: Mary Jo Gabel, (585) 244-0765. (2003)

North Presbyterian Church, 1889, Elmira, NY. (3) Client: Board of Trustees, North Presbyterian Church. Contact: David Dalrymple (607) 734-2977. (1995)

Asbury Campus, ca. 1890-1953, Rochester, NY. (2,8,10) Client: Asbury First Methodist Church, 1987. Contact: Bruce Schwendy, (585) 247-5613. (1987)

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, late 19th century, Angelica, NY. (3) Client: St. Paul’s Church. Contact: Pat Kaake, (716) 466-3216. (1989)

St. Ambrough House, ca. 1890, Owego, NY. (3). Client: Doran Associates, Architects. Contact: Michael Doran, (585) 473-9070. (1991)

St. Michael’s Church, ca. 1893, Rochester, NY. (2,5) Client: St. Michael’s Church. Contact: Carmen Sanchez, Business Manager, 325-4040. (1998)

Erie House, ca. 1894, Port Byron, NY. (1) Client: State Council on Waterways. Contact: Steve Strichman, Executive Director, (518) 381-9692. (1999)

Pittsburgh Children’s Museum, ca. 1897, Pittsburgh, PA. (3,7). Client: The Pittsburgh Children’s Museum. Contact: Kathleen Brittain Luther, Manager of Special Events and Collections, (412) 322-5059. (1993)

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1897, Rochester, NY. (3,8) Client: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Contact: Bill Erdle, (585) 247-4700. (1995)

Mosher Building, ca.1900, Andover, NY. (3,6) Client: Andover Planning Board. Contact: Melanie Thorpe. (1996)

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, ca. 1901. Newark, NY. (3) Client: St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. Contact: Mrs. Charles K. Bloomer, Building Committee, (315) 331-3610. (1999)

New Life Presbyterian Church, 1901/1924, Rochester, NY. (3) Client: New Life Presbyterian Church. Contact: John Thomas, (585) 428-6942. (1994)

Wyoming Village Hall, ca. 1902, Wyoming, NY. (2,6,8,10) Client: Wyoming Board of Trustees & Wyoming County Council on The Arts. Contact: Anne Humphry, (585) 237-3517. (1989)

St. Michael’s Church, ca. 1902, Newark, NY. (5). Client: St. Michael’s Church. Contact: Steve Vanderbrook PE. (1998)

Union Depot, 1904, Saranac Lake, NY.(3 6) Client: Historic Saranac Lake. Contact: Sharon O’Brien, Executive Director, (518) 891-0971. (1994).

George Eastman House, 1905, Rochester, NY. (5,8,9,10,12) Client: Restoration Committee of the International Museum of Photography. Contact: Kathy Connor, Curator, (585) 271-3361. (1988)

Jell-O Factory and Offices, ca. 1905, LeRoy, NY. (2) Client: Village of LeRoy. Contact: Fred Holmes, (585) 768-2527. (2000)

Old Village Hall, 1907, Addison, NY. (3,6,11) Client: Village of Addison. Contact: Mayor Leland D. Flint, (607) 359-2100. (1990).

First Universalist Church, ca. 1908, Rochester, NY. (2,11) Client: First Universalist Church. Contact: Larry Barns, (585) 342-0055. (1988, 2nd Ed.)

St. James Episcopal Church, 1908, Batavia, NY. (6,11) Client: St. James Episcopal Church. Contact: Crystal Hawley, (585) 343-6802. (2004)

Parsells Avenue Community Church, ca. 1909-1926, Rochester, NY. (2) Client: Parsells Avenue Community Church. Contact: Stan Bratten, (585)882-4793. (1988, 3rd Ed.)

Congregation Beth Hamedresh – Beth Israel, 1910, Rochester, NY. (2,8,10) Client: Congregation Beth Hamedresh – Beth Israel. Contact: Mark Bobb, (585) 477-7122. (1994)

President’s House (630 Mt. Hope Avenue), early 20th century, Rochester, NY. (3,8,10) Client: University of Rochester. Contact: Paul Tankel, (585) 275-0936. (1989)

Bell Memorial Library, ca. 1912, Nunda, NY. Client: Bell Memorial Library. Contact: Richard Sinasbaugh, President (1999)

108 East Avenue, 1917, Rochester, NY. (2,5,6) Client: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Contact: Robert Nowlin, President and CEO (585) 454-7311. (2004)

Beardsley Zoological Gardens, ca. 1919. Bridgeport, CT. (3). Client: Northeast Greenhouse Restoration Inc. Contact: Tom Richmond, (212) 473-7155. (1989).

Fabyan Cabin, ca. 1923. White Mountain National Forest, NH. Client: (2) USDA Forest Service, 1990. Contact: Karl Roenke, (603) 528-8773. (1990).

Webster Museum and Historical Society, 1924. Webster, NY. Client: Webster Museum and Historical Society. (4, 5) Contact: Carol Saylor (585) 872-5024. (2001)

Aquinas Institute, ca. 1925, Rochester, NY. (2,11) Client: Aquinas Institute Trustees. Contact: Peter Romeo, Chairman, Building and Grounds Committee, (585) 442-8300. (1989)

Paul Smith’s Electric Power and Light and Railroad Complex, ca. 1927, Saranac Lake, NY. (5) Client: Office of Community Development, Village of Saranac Lake, Contact: David S. MacDowell, (518) 891-0490. (1991)

Avon Free Library, ca. 1927-28, Avon, NY (2). Client: Avon Free Library. Contact: Jeanna Ruter, Director, (585) 226-8461. (1992)

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, ca. 1927, Lockport, NY. (2). Client: Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 1989. Contact: George McKinney, (716) 433-7332. (1989)

Graycliff Estate, ca. 1928, Derby, NY. This home was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. (1,4,11) Client: Graycliff Conservancy, Inc. Contact: Carol Bronnenkant, President. (716) 947-9217. (1999)

Rochester Community Savings Bank, 1929, Rochester, NY. (3,9,10). Client: Rochester Community Savings Bank. Contact: Jim Keenan (585) 258-4666. (1994)

Suffolk County Historical Society, 1930/ca. 1954. Riverhead, NY. (4,7) Client: Suffolk County Historical Society. Contact: Wallace Broege, (516) 727-2881. (1992)

Garrett Memorial Chapel, ca. 1930. (2, 5). Rochester, NY. Client: Garrett Memorial Chapel Trust. Contact: John Barden 399-2873 (1997)

Seneca_Iroquois National Museum, ca.1930, 1976, (4) Salamanca, NY. Seneca Iroquois Client: Seneca-Iroquois National Museum. Contact: Michelle Dean Stock, Director, (716) 945-1738. (2000)

Rundel Memorial Library, ca. 1936, (2) Rochester, NY. Client: LeBella Associates. Contact: Robert Healy, 454-6110

Rome Historical Society Building, ca. 1937, . Rome, NY. (4,7,10) Client: Rome Historical Society. Contact: Jon N. Austin, Director, (315) 336-5870. (1992)

Blessed Sacrament Convent, 1939, Rochester, NY. (2) Client: Blessed Sacrament Church. Contact: Marjorie Handel, Business Manager, (585) 271-7240. (2004)

First Baptist Church of Rochester, 1954 and 1961, Rochester, NY. (5) Client: First Baptist Church of Rochester. Contact: Bion McClellan, Chair, Board of Trustees (585) 586-9074. (2004)

Kearsarge North Fire Lookout Tower, 1951, White Mountain National Forest, NH. (2,11) Client: USDA Forest Service. Contact: Karl Roenke, (603) 528-8773. (1990)

Phelps Community Memorial Library (ca. 1960), Phelps, NY. (6,11). Client: Phelps Community Memorial Library. Contact: Lynn Galens. (1998)

St. Mark’s & St. John’s Episcopal Church, ca. 1963 (3). Rochester, NY. Client: St. Mark’s & St. John’s Episcopal Church. Contact: Steve Jordan. (1997)

Historic Pittsford. Pittsford, NY. (3,8). Client: Historic Pittsford. Contact: Mary Menzie, (585) 381-2941. Over 90 reports have been completed for historic buildings in this local preservation district. Historic Pittsford received the New York State Parks Commissioner’s Award for this series of reports in 1988. (1984 to present)

K E Y

  1. Historic Structure Report: an HSR consists of extensive historical and architectural analysis, condition assessment and recommendations, cost estimates, and a prioritized master plan list of work items.
  2. Condition Report: a CR concentrates on the physical fabric only, identifying deficiencies, recommending repairs, providing cost estimates and a prioritized master plan list of work items.
  3. Report of Site Visit: a brief report which identifies general work areas and provides quick budget estimates.
  4. Building Assessment Report: a preliminary planning document (often called a Conservation Assessment Report or CAP) for museums housed in historic buildings which describes a brief inspection of the building and includes a general discussion of maintenance and repair items necessary for preservation of the structure. Some attention is given to care of collections. A companion report is generally provided by a collections conservator. These reports are usually funded, in part, with a grant from Heritage Preservation, a non-profit organization established by Congress.
  5. Miscellaneous Studies: the content of Miscellaneous Studies varies according to the interests of the owner.
  6. Report funded, in part, with a grant from the New York State Council on The Arts.
  7. Report funded, in part, with a grant from Heritage Preservation, a non-profit organization established by Congress.
  8. Located in a local historic or preservation district.
  9. Local landmark.
  10. Located in a National Register District.
  11. Individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  12. National Historic Landmark.
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