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Main Street Streetscape Project

Phase 1 of the Main Street Streetscape Project is well under way. Click here for updates and progress pictures.

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An Argument for Main Street Principles

The borough of Lewistown, like so many other small towns in Pennsylvania, is selling its soul to a drugstore chain. About 30 miles south of State College, Lewistown has all the attributes of an old Central Pennsylvania railroad and market town. Buildings dating to the 1800s still stand throughout the town. A colonnaded Greek Revival … Continue reading An Argument for Main Street Principles

Historic Bradford in the News

45 communities in Pennsylvania have a formal working relationship¬†with the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office (PA SHPO) on a variety of preservation-related programs and projects. Known as Certified Local Governments (CLGs), these communities represent a broad geographic, demographic and economic swath across the Commonwealth. From Philadelphia (Pop. 1.5 million) to Mercersburg, Franklin County (Pop. 1500) … Continue reading Historic Bradford in the News

Hanley Park Renovation

Bradford City Council opened two bids for its upcoming rehabilitation of Hanley Park, both of which were received on Tuesday afternoon. The park has been temporarily closed while the worn timber-and-tire playground equipment is removed and the property is prepared for the installation of new equipment this spring. Duffy Inc. of Smethport submitted a bid … Continue reading Hanley Park Renovation