2018 Sandstone Hall of Fame Press Release




The Medina Sandstone Society Hall of Fame inducted 3 structures made of Medina Sandstone into its Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Medina City Hall on October 18, 2018. These magnificent structures are located across 3 western NY counties. Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church/ Lafayette Lofts is located at the corner of Elmwood and Lafayette Avenues in Buffalo; St. John’s Episcopal Church is located in Clifton Springs, NY; and the James Prendergast Free Library is located in Jamestown, NY. Attached to this e-mail is a trifold brochure which describes the Medina Sandstone Society and its Hall of Fame as well as information about the 3 buildings inducted. Also attached is a picture of the Hall of Fame Class of 2018. The awards are permanently enshrined in the Hall of Fame itself, located in Medina City Hall. Each of the buildings also received a duplicate plaque to be displayed in each structure.

The Medina Sandstone Society is pleased and proud to induct these 3 examples of the beauty and utility of Medina sandstone in the history and preservation of our architectural heritage.

Download 2018 Hall of Fame Brochure

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