Our Events

Public Events

Community Luncheon

The Community Luncheon has been a tradition since CRS’s beginnings. This luncheon brings together downtown businesses leaders, community members, preservation experts and long-time CRS supporters for an afternoon of networking. Keynote addresses feature national leaders and current topics in historic preservation.

Click here to view photos of the Community Luncheon

Celebration of Preservation

CRS and AIA Cleveland celebrate National Preservation Month each May by recognizing outstanding historic preservation projects from the region during our annual Awards Program. Projects are nominated by the community and reviewed by a jury of historic preservation experts and certified architects.

Click here to submit a 2023 nomination.

Nominations are due February 28, 2023 by 5:00 pm via Dropbox.

Click here to view the 2022 virtual Celebration of Preservation Awards Program.

Click here to view photos of the Celebration of Preservation

Beer & Brats at the Benedict

Ring in the summer while learning about the work of the Cleveland Restoration Society through a meet-n-greet with Trustees, Staff and other leaders in the historic preservation field. This casual outdoor event brings together residents, donors, young professionals and anyone passionate about historic preservation to sample the best of Cleveland’s beers and brats.

Click here to view photos of Beer & Brats


Annual benefit parties feature exciting preservation projects or highlight Cleveland’s unique cultural heritage. Recent locations have included Harcourt Manor and Gardens, Roundwood Manor, Trinity Cathedral, and the Slovenian National Home.

Click here to view photos of the benefit

Member Only Events


Intimate member only tours of local development projects feature both under-construction and newly completed buildings. 2016 SNOOPS included The Drury Plaza Hotel, Schofield Residences and Hotel, Ohio Theatre, 925 Euclid Building and the Maltz Performing Arts Center.

Annual Member Meeting

Once a year, members are invited to gather at the Sarah Benedict House to vote in new Board Members and catch up with one another. If weather permits, this summer event is hosted in the Volunteer Garden.

Click here to register for our 2022 Annual Meeting!

Sarah Benedict Circle Dinner

The Sarah Benedict Circle Dinner recognizes the generosity of CRS’s donors and takes the opportunity to thank them for their support. It usually features an exclusive tour of a unique location followed by an intimate meal shared with board members and staff leadership.

Register for an event using the calendar below and learn more about regular tours and presentations.

Check out our Facebook photo albums from many of CRS’ past events!

Do you have questions or comments about our upcoming events? We would love to hear from you. Please contact:

Stephanie Phelps, Marketing & Events Specialist


(216) 426-3106