Roe-Jan Brewing recognized for its historic restoration efforts
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation December 23, announced that Roe-Jan Brewing Company in Hillsdale is one of nine projects and one individual being recognized with a 2021 New York State Preservation Award for their efforts to preserve the state’s history. Roe-Jan Brewing is being recognized for Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation for the adaptive reuse of the former Buckley Store building. Built in 1851, the building sat vacant for a time before it was rehabilitated into a craft brewery and restaurant with the help of Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits. Other recipients include the Wethersfield estate in Amenia, Dutchess County; Gloversville Public Library in Fulton County; Grant Cottage State Historic Site in Saratoga County; Building B at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in Brookyn; Point O'Woods historic district on Fire Island, Suffolk County; the Clinton Avenue Rowhouses in Albany; the Kreiner Malt House and Grain Elevator and Northland Corridor Redevelopment project, both in Buffalo; and Lucy Rockefeller Waletzky. State Parks Commissioner Erik Kulleseid said, "The diversity of the projects being recognized demonstrates that preservation begins with passionate local individuals expanding their advocacy into productive partnerships." Read more at parks [dot] ny [dot] org.