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June 5, 2014
by Tom Held

Community Preservation Workshop in Erie – June 20

Event will feature experts from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and Preservation Pennsylvania 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 9a.m. to 3p.m. at the … Continue reading

The Never-ending ERIEsistable Journey

April 30, 2014 by Andrea L. MacDonald | 1 Comment

My motoring memoirs of the ERIEsistable journey I personally never wanted to end (my travel companion may have felt otherwise), returned us to where we pulled over two weeks ago… lunch!

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October 2, 2013
by Cory Kegerise

Spotlight Series: National Alliance of Preservation Commissions

A major resource for these communities is the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions, the only national –level organization dedicated to serving the needs of local government preservation boards and commissions through education, advocacy, and training. Continue reading

March 6, 2013
by Bill Callahan

You Speak and We Listen: Design Assistance for Pennsylvania’s Communities

In response to what we heard from our CLG partners and other constituents, BHP staff decided to see what a community design assistance program might look like. The Bureau set up a pilot project with Gettysburg and Hollidaysburg, both CLGs. With assistance provided by the Community Design Center of Pittsburgh and funded by a small Keystone grant, these projects solicited public input to identify community design needs. The program helped the communities find a qualified design professional to assist in creating preservation-friendly design solutions to problems identified through the public participation process. Continue reading