At the Heart of Erie
The 390 acres, around Town Center (the intersection of Erie Parkway and County Line Road) was a study subject by the Urban Land Institute. Their findings show this location is prime for becoming a unique and thriving place with the right mix of retail, office, residential, civic, park and open space uses.
- March 2023 - Town announces Evergreen as preferred developer.
- Feb. 2023 – Town is set to a preferred developer for 20-acre Town-owned site at Town Center.
- Feb. 2023 – Grand Opening for Premier Members Credit Union at Erie Commons (350 Ambrose St.).
- Jan. 2023 – “Wee-Cottage” Community with 150 smaller format homes under construction at Erie Commons
- Nov. 2022 – Final Plat submitted for 19-acre Ranchwood Development, with 288 residential units and four commercial buildings.
- Nov. 2022 – Groundbreaking held for 45-acre Erie Four Corners mixed-use development.
- Sept. 2022 – Circle K Convenience Store & Gas Station open at Erie Commons (202 S. Briggs St.).
- Aug. 2022 - Town posts Request for Proposals for development of the Regency Parcel.
- Feb. 2022 - Town Announces Purchase of Property for Town Center Development.
Background & History
- Aug. 25, 2020
Town Center Update presented to the Board of Trustees.
- March 2, 2020
DPZ CoDesign presented to the Planning Commission.
- February 2020
DPZ CoDesign provided the Final Work Product for Town Center.
- Dec. 10, 2019
The Board of Trustees approved "in principle" the materials provided by DPZ.
- November 2019
The Town selected DPZ CoDesign, an internationally renowned design firm, to conduct a 7-day community visioning exercise to lay the foundation for a shared vision of Town Center.
Charrette Work Product
The project team (Town Staff, DPZ CoDesign and consultants) prepared the Erie Town Center Charrette Work Product to display the existing conditions, charrette design process, Master Plan and illustrative details, and implementation plan.
This report compiled by DPZ CoDesign in partnership with ECO Northwest, the Crabtree Group, Inc., PEL-ONA Architects & Urbanists, and Town Staff outlines the Code Principles for the Town Center Project. Included are the regulating plan - transect zones, special and primary frontages, thoroughfare type and assignment plan, and thoroughfare sections.
View the Erie Town Center Code Principles.