dove-block-building-grayscaleFor more than a decade, the historic Dove Block, located on the most important corner in Geneva, New York, has been vacant. Cities thrive only when their buildings are occupied and busy. In 2015, a few local citizens came together as a non-profit group dedicated to bringing The Dove Block back to life as a part of the Geneva Renaissance. A central part their effort is to include in the revamped building an art gallery dedicated to the life and work of Arthur Dove—a principal founder of American Modernist art—and the contemporary arts of the Finger Lakes.