A Message to Our Members

Thank you for your continued support of our mission to revitalize our communities, advocate for our region’s historic fabric, and inspire pride of place.

The PACNY Board of Directors is pleased to announce the acquisition of a new Membership Management Software and the following new Membership Levels for 2019:

* Student/Senior (60+) $25

* Individual $30

* Family $45

* Partner (businesses, organizations, nonprofits, governments) $75

* Advocate $100

* Patron $250

* Benefactor $1,000

PACNY’s Membership Committee Chair, Nicole Fragnito, will be reaching out to you to ensure that all of your contact information is up to date. This software will increase the efficiency of PACNY’s operations, streamline memberships and event registrations, and facilitate communications.

This past year, we launched our quarterly member Newsletter and Threatened Properties List, “Eight That Can’t Wait.” We are dedicated to developing new, exciting outreach programs to engage our members and the public throughout our five-county service region, including exclusive member benefits.

We appreciate your patience as we update our system and look forward to seeing you at our upcoming Annual Meeting on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 2:00PM at the Barnes Mansion in Syracuse. More information on this software will be available online at www.pacny.net, in our newsletter, and at the Annual Meeting. If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at membership@pacny.net.

Thank you for your continued commitment to PACNY!

PACNY 2018 Award Recipients

PACNY 2018 Award Recipients

The Preservation Association of Central New York (PACNY) is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Annual Preservation Awards:

  • City of Cortland on behalf of the Cortland Fire Station, Cortland, NY.
  • Cayuga County Arts Council (CCAC) on behalf of the Schine Theater, Auburn, NY.
  • Gabriel & Heather Coleman on behalf of 610 Allen Street, Syracuse, NY.
  • Crescent Commons, LLC (Housing Visions and David Yaman) on behalf of the Crescent Commons Project, Cortland, NY.
  • The University Neighborhood Preservation Association, Crawford & Stearns Architects, and the Gustav Stickley House Foundation on behalf of the Gustav Stickley House, Syracuse, NY.
  • The Montezuma Historical Society and the Town of Montezuma on behalf of the Montezuma Heritage Park, Montezuma, NY.
  • The Howland Stone Store Museum on behalf of the Opendore Project, Sherwood, NY.
  • The Sutton Real Estate Company, LLC on behalf of the Harbor Street Lofts, Syracuse, NY.
  • Murray Gould, for his faithful and energetic service to PACNY.

The 2018 Awards will be presented at a formal ceremony with a reception to be held at 6 pm, Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at the Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse, NY. Tickets are $20 for members, and $25 for non-members.  To purchase tickets, please visit our website or make checks payable to PACNY and mail by Friday October 12th, to 930 James Street, Syracuse, NY, 13203.

PACNY 2018 Awards – Call for Nominations!

2016may10_pacny_newlogoNominations are closed.  Thank you for your submissions and see you October 17th at the Erie Canal Museum!


The Preservation Association of Central New York (PACNY) invites you to nominate an outstanding project, exceptional individual, or worthy organization to be recognized at PACNY’s 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony. All nominations will be reviewed by PACNY’s Awards Committee and award winners will ultimately be approved by PACNY’s Board of Directors. The 2018 Awards will be presented at a formal ceremony with a reception to be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at the Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse, NY.

For over 40 years, PACNY has played a critical role in the protection and stewardship of Central New York’s historical resources. PACNY’s Annual Awards bring recognition to owners, builders, artisans, designers, educators and activists that have demonstrated a high level of dedication to historic preservation. At the same time, the awards celebrate the success of preservation and its role in the economic, social, and cultural vitality of Central New York. Nominations will be considered for the following awards:

  • The Jasena R. Foley Education Award is given to individuals or groups who educate, promote, engender or advocate a preservation ethic in CNY.
  • The Pat Earle Award is given for a singular outstanding historic preservation project which benefits the community.
  • The Harley J. McKee Award is given for excellence in the promotion and application of appropriate preservation technology and fine craftsmanship.
  • The Paul Malo Award is given for projects that juxtapose old and new, demonstrating respect for our past while promoting our community’s future.
  • The Preservation Merit Award is given in recognition of exceptional achievement in historic preservation.
  • Stewardship Awards are given to individuals, organizations, or civic agencies that have maintained exceptionally high standards of care for historic properties or landscapes.
  • The Wilma T. Auer Award honors volunteers who have made particularly outstanding contributions to PACNY.

To nominate a project, individual, or organization for an award from PACNY, please complete an Awards Nomination Form found on our website at http://pacny.net/about-us/awards/ and provide all additional information requested in the Nomination Form.

Please submit your nomination via mail and/or email (preferred) to:

PACNY Awards Committee
c/o Preservation Association of Central New York, Inc.
930 James Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

All nomination materials must be received by 5:00pm on Friday, August 24, 2018.
Awards will be announced on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.

We look forward to seeing you at our Awards Ceremony in October!