Our places matter.

The built landscape of Erie and northwest Pennsylvania is a tangible expression of our richly layered social, cultural, and industrial history. Along with the natural landscape, it's the built environment that shapes our collective regional identity and sense of place.

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Taking Stock of Our Treasures, One Historic Building at a Time

Taking Stock of Our Treasures, One Historic Building at a Time

Consultants Bob Wise and Seth Hinshaw will showcase the great buildings and architectural styles that were “discovered” and documented during the recently completed county-wide inventory of historic resources during their presentation at the Jefferson Educational Society May 13 at 7 pm. Free and open to the public.
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Congratulations to the 2015 Greater Erie Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2015 Greater Erie Award Recipients

On Thursday, April 30th Preservation Erie recognized Miller Brothers Power Equipment, Latino's Restaurant & Bar and Kerr's Tire Korner for their contributions to Greater Erie and welcomed leading urbanist John Norquist as the keynote speaker at the 2015 Greater Erie Awards.
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Recommendations made to Destination Erie

Recommendations made to Destination Erie

Over the last three years, Destination Erie worked with residents throughout Erie County to create a plan to meet the economic, social and environmental challenges of the 21st Century. Preservation Erie contributed the following recommendations for project ideas during Destination Erie’s most recent public outreach events.
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FREE Facade Improvement Workshop

FREE Facade Improvement Workshop

Erie City Councilman Dave Brennan is hosting a Facade Improvement Workshop November 13, 2014. This WORKSHOP is designed to assist property owners and tenants with making facade improvements that enhance the character of their buildings. Presentations include information about façade design, restoration, repair, historic tax credits, and funding.
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