The re-energizing of downtown Erie has been a topic of debate and planning for decades.
Union Square was proposed as a catalyst.
It was designed as a way to attract people back into Erie’s core to work, play and most importantly live.
Almost ten years later, those who bought into the plan remain upbeat while they wait.
Sean Lafferty spoke to the owner of one of two townhouses sold and a businessman who has invested millions in the neighborhood.