The Citywide Historic Preservation Plan will provide a roadmap for Erie’s newly-created Historic Preservation Program. This Plan will help the City identify historic resources and understand the roles these resources play as part of Erie’s character, economic development, and quality of life – for Erie’s residents and visitors, and for Erie’s future generations. 


Phase 1 of the Historic Preservation Plan includes: 

Phase 1 is expected to conclude in January 2023. 


Phase 2 of the Historic Preservation Plan includes: 

Phase 2 is expected to conclude in May 2023. 


The planning process will include many opportunities for public participation, including focus groups, workshops, and open houses. The first phase will include a week of community engagement, scheduled for October 10-13, 2022. Check back for more information on Engagement Week and for links to surveys. 

Documents and plans will be posted here for public access. Please check back for more information!


Meet the Team

The Lakota Group

The Lakota Group has over 25 years of experience in historic preservation, community engagement, urban design, planning, and landscape architecture. The Lakota Group will be the project manager for this assignment, focused on design guidelines preparation, report production, and community engagement.

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