South Wedge Historic District

The South Wedge Historic District, which is shown on the map, contains 363 buildings. The district spans most of the South Ave commercial strip from Comfort Street to Cypress Street including many surrounding residential streets. Within the area, 363 buildings contribute to the districts significance and are therefore eligible for historic tax credits.

-What is the South Wedge Historic District

-South Wedge Historic District Map

-South Wedge Historic Resource Survey:

-State & National Register Frequently Asked Questions, NYSOPRHP

Stay tuned for details regarding an information and Q&A session that will be held with the help of the State Historic Preservation Office and the Preservation League of New York State in the winter.  The District Nomination was the result of the South Wedge Historic Resource Survey, created by Bero Architecture PLLC and funded by: The Rochester Area Community Foundation; The South Wedge Planning Committee; and Preserve New York, a grant program of the Preservation League of New York State and the New York State Council on the Arts.

For more information visit the New York State Historic Preservation Office’s webpage on tax credits at

For technical assistance on how you can utilize Historic Tax Credits, and whether your projects are eligible, please contact Sloane Bullough at the NYS Historic Preservation Office Field Services at (518) 237-8643 or

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