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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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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Public meetings scheduled for Erie, Corry

Public meetings scheduled for Erie, Corry

Since December, Preservation Erie and the consulting firm Wise Preservation Planning have been working on a county-wide inventory of historic resources. Inventories for the cities of Erie and Corry are nearly complete. The public is invited to attend presentations of the inventory results and question and answer sessions with consultant Bob Wise June 24th and 25th.
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Preservation Erie and Historical Society Collaborate to Present ECGRA Mission Main Street Workshop

Preservation Erie and Historical Society Collaborate to Present ECGRA Mission Main Street Workshop

Preservation Erie and the Erie County Historical Society are collaborating to present an Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority Mission Main Street workshop. The event will take place June 20, 2014, from 9 a.m. to3 p.m. at the Jefferson Educational Society, 3207 State Street, Erie.
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