EDP Moves Forward with Master Plan Update

Published 08/01 2014 10:28PM

Updated 08/01 2014 11:15PM

August 1, 2014 - The Erie Downtown Partnership is working to revitalize downtown Erie and a key part in doing that, is updating the master plan: a task that is underway, right now.

The partnership has chosen Buffalo, NY and Fort Erie, Ontario-based company Peter J. Smith & Company, Inc. to work on phase one of the update.

The company will assess where downtown Erie has been, where it’s going, conduct background analysis, analyze current plans, and much more to see just how Erie’s downtown can grow.

This first phase is expected to be completed by mid-September, and phase two should begin later this year.

This first phase was funded in-part by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and the Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority.

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