Holy Rosary

LECESSE worked with Providence Housing Development Corporation and SWBR Architects to complete a major redevelopment to the former Holy Rosary church, school, convent and rectory located in Rochester, NY 10th ward district.The new affordable housing complex provides 35 apartments on the main campus, and 25 new single-family homes.The apartments are located at 26 different sites in 30 buildings, and incorporates new construction, rehabilitation, adaptive reuse and historic rehabilitation.Holy Rosary received the 2013 Barber Conable Historic Preservation Award from the Landmark Society of Western New York for which included adapting the 1916 Mediterranean Revival style church with a new community center.