The building on the northeast corner of 11th and State was built around 1905 by local entrepreneur, Jacob Roth. This building was constructed around the same time as a number of other buildings in this section of downtown Erie by the same man including: the Roth building (only ever described as being on the NorthContinue reading “1031/33 State Street :: The Lincoln Building”
Category Archives: Erie History
Erin of Old Erie On Foot on the Joel Natalie Show TalkErie
On October 29th, 2021, I was a guest on the Joel Natalie Show on TalkErie Radio. We discussed my Instagram and blog, Erie neighborhoods and history, my work with the Erie Reader, specifically my research on Axe Murder Hollow, as well as my work with Preservation Erie.
The Colby Piano Company, Erie PA
From 1888 through the turn of the Century, Charles C. Colby brought high quality piano production to Erie.
Lincoln Ave with Liz: A Historic Walk Through a One-of-a-Kind Neighborhood
By: Erin Phillips (with Liz Allen) “Keep your eyes open and your feet moving forward. You’ll find what you need.” This graffitied sentiment is spray-painted on the side of the old Hollywood Ceramics building on 13th and Lincoln streets in the row house community there. These words can take on a lot of meaning, butContinue reading “Lincoln Ave with Liz: A Historic Walk Through a One-of-a-Kind Neighborhood”