Borough of State College News Release

MEDIA ALERT:

September 13, 2017

Heritage State College Project Hosts Engagement and Education Sessions


What:

The Borough of State College is embarking on a community-focused education and planning process to consider how two of its most heritage-rich neighborhoods, the Holmes Foster-Highlands and College Heights Historic Districts, could be preserved for future generations. There will be a joint Borough Council and Design and Historical Review Board (DHRB) Study Session today, Wednesday, September 13, and a Community Workshop, tomorrow, Thursday, September 14, open to the public who are interested in getting involved in the Heritage State College Project.

Who:

Winter & Company, a planning and urban design firm based in Boulder, Colorado

Why:

The Heritage State College Project and the development of a HARB is a three-phase process. This education and engagement study session is part of Phase 1 of the project. Phase 1 will determine the next steps in the process. The Borough’s consultant, Winter & Company, will moderate these sessions. All feedback from these sessions will be recorded and considered by Borough Staff and Council before moving to Phases 2 and 3. Learn more about this project at http://www.statecollegepa.us/harb.


Who Should Attend: This meeting is open to the public.


When: 

  • Borough Council/DHRB Study Session: September 13, 2017, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Community Workshop: September 14, 2017, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:

State College Municipal Building, Council Chambers, 243 South Allen Street, State College, PA 16801

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If you would like more information about this topic please contact Douglas Shontz by phone at 814-278-4723 or by e-mail at engage@statecollegepa.us.

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