|16 May 2013 | Erie Times News: "Project progresses: Flagship City Apartments." |
This article highlights the Flagship City Apartments under construction, designed by Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design for the Housing and Neighborhood Development Service and people with diabilities. Read the story here.
|8 May 2013 | Erie Times News: "Renovations at Perry Square to be completed soon." |
This article features the new gateway columns that are installed in Perry Square, that were designed by Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design.
Read the story here. See Kidder Wachter's images of this project here.
|26 April 2013 | Erie Times News: "House of history: Historic Erie mansion is centerpiece of consolidation." |
This article highlights the future plans clients the Erie County Historical Society have for the Watson-Curtze mansion located on Erie's Millionaires' Row. Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design is responsible for the renovation of the estate, as well as a new 9,000 square foot archives building. Read the story here.
|11 April 2013 | Press Release |
Kidder Wachter Architecture and Design is pleased to announce two new employees, Jeremy Smith, Urban Planner and Intern Architect, and Andrea Mong, Office Manager and Accountant.
|Jeremy Smith |
Urban Planner / Intern Architect Mr. Smith a native of Erie and Harbor Creek School graduate, received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture from Kent State University in 2006, and Masters degrees in both Urban Design and in Architecture from Kent State University's Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative in 2008. Mr. Smith has completed the Intern Development Program and is currently sitting for his Architecture Registration Examinations
|Andrea Mong |
Office Manager / Accountant Mrs. Mong has lived in Erie for the past 25 years. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University, University Park and her Master of Business Administration Degree from Pennsylvania State University, Behrend. She has over 20 years of experience in accounting and administration. She previously worked as a Controller at Healthcare Lighting in Fairview, Pennsylvania.
|04 April 2013 | Erie Times News: "Gambling revenues help local businesses beat the odds" |
This article features client Lavery Brewing Co. as a successful recipient of Casino funded loans. Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design is responsible for the brewery's new 1,500 square foot pub to open this summer. Read the story here.
|03 April 2013 | Erie Reader: "Erie's 40 under 40" |
Chip Wachter is included in a list compiled by the writers and editors of the Erie Reader, "of those under 40 that we think are worthy of recognition, because of their personal story, their professional accomplishments, or their impact on our community." Read the story here.
|23 March 2013 | Erie Times News: "Enjoy history lesson on Sith Street" |
This article features serveral buildings on Erie's Millionaire's Row, including the Boothby Inn, renovated and now owned by Jeff Kidder. Read the story here. See Kidder Wachter's images of this project here.
|24 February 2013 | Erie Times News: "Erie Zoo's future includes $1 million renovation" |
Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design is working with the Erie Zoo to renovate several of the animal habitats. Read the story here.
|18 February 2013 | Erie Times News: "Erie 2013: Taking Shape" |
This article described several Kidder Wachter projects that are underway throughout the Erie area. Read the story here.
|20 January 2013 | Faith Life: "Restoring the Spirit of the Bayfront" |
In this News Publication for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie, Fr. Henry Kriegel and Chip Wachter AIA describe the renovation of St Patrick's Church and the 175 anniversary of the parish. Read the story here. See Kidder Wachter's images of this project here.
|22 December 2012 | Erie Times News: "Erie's St. Patrick Church reopening after restoration" |
In this Erie Times article, Fr. Henry Kriegel and Chip Wachter AIA describe the renovation process of St Patrick Catholic Church and what the finished product looks like. It was a multi phase project for this 107 year old church that included extensive roof, exterior and interior repairs and restoration. Read the story here. See Kidder Wachter's images of this project here.
|17 December 2012 | Erie Times News: "Towers to Unify Perry Square" |
Construction is well underway on the four gateway towers at Perry Square. The towers, part of a $1.9 million renovation project, will be completed in the spring. Read the story here. See the proposed renderings here.
|5 December 2012 | Erie Times News: "Stately Tree" |
Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design assisted in the design and coordination of the Christmas tree being assembled over the Boston Store's marquee on State Street. The tree will be illuminated on Friday as part of the Downtown Lights festival on Friday. Read the story here.
|19 November 2012 | Pulakos' French Street Grand Opening |
Pulakos Chocolates held a grand opening for their new store at 410 French Street, returning to the downtown after a 40 year absence. Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design oversaw the renovation of the existing retail space into the new Pulakos showroom. Read the story here.
|23 October 2012 | Erie Times News Editorial "Our View: We neeed to get GAF development right" |
"Architects Chip Wachter and Jeff Kidder have drawn up plans with similar themes for the site. We commend these architects for sparking necessary conversation about how the former GAF site should be developed. Both plans have exciting elements, with innovations that go beyond the Erie Bayfront Convention Center Authority's initial concept plan."
Read the story here.
|23 October 2012 | WJET TV "Raccoon Park Updates Coming Soon" |
State and local officials announced upgrades to the 195 acre park. Senator Jane Earl was at the event along with the architect of the plans, Jeff Kidder of Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design.
Watch the newscast here.
|19 October 2012 | Erie Times News "Why can't Erie have it's own aquarium? Money, support, big obstacles" |
Aspects of the Kidder Wachter GAF plan are described in this article. Chip Wachter is quoted about the feasibility of developing an Aquarium at the former GAF site on Erie, Pennsylvania's Bayfront. Read the story here.
|4 October 2012 | The Albion News "Project at Raccoon Creek Park on track" |
Springfield, PA Township Officials and Jeff Kidder discuss a new project.
|2 October 2012 | Press Release |
Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design is pleased to announce that Sean Sexauer recently joined the firm as a Project Manager. Mr. Sexauer is an Erie native and has nearly 20 years of architectural experience working with clients in the national retail and hospitality markets.
|28 September 2012 |Erie Times News "Alternate visions emerge for GAF redevelopment" |
The Kidder Wachter plan and two others for the former GAF site are featured. Chip Wachter briefly describes the Kidder Wachter plan and his experience with planning. Read the story here. View Kidder Wachter's GAF Site Proposal book here.
|22 September 2012 |Erie Times News Editorial "Our View: Thumbs Up for Jeff Kidder" |
The Erie Times News Editorial gave Jeff Kidder a Thumbs Up for his Architectural Tour of downtown Erie. Despite the threat of inclement weather the tour was a success with 67 people attending. Read the story here.
|18 September 2012 |Jet Radio AM 1400 "Erie talk in the morning" with Jim LeCorchick |
Jeff Kidder was a guest on this radio talk show discussing the firm's background, architecture and development in the Erie region.
|17 September 2012 |Erie Times News "Q & A with Jeff Kidder about Erie architecture" |
Jeff Kidder's background is briefly described and he is asked 5 questions about Architecture. Read the story here.
|17 September 2012 |Erie Times News "Why we love Erie's architecture too" editorial "Our view: Architectural gems are part of Erie's art legacy" |
Today's editorial mentions Jeff Kidder's tour of Erie's architectural landmarks and quotes Chip Wachter describing the historic Dickson Tavern. Read the story here.
|15 September 2012 |Erie Times News "Alliance works to restore Perry Square" |
An Article about the Perry Square Alliance and their work with this significant public space at the center of Erie, Pennsylvania. Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design's master plan and some of the future improvements for the park are described. Read the story here.
|09 September 2012 |Erie Times News "Erie gears up to host top art awards" |
Article about the Pennsylvania Governor's Awards for the Arts. Part of the events will include an architectural walking tour given by Jeff Kidder AIA. Read the story here.
| 24 August 2012 |Erie Times News "Public offers ideas about Erie's bayfront" |
Erie City Council hosted a public meeting to discuss various ideas for the GAF site. Multiple parties, including Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Professor Lisa Austin, endorsed the Kidder Wachter Plan. "It's clear their plan is much more sophisticated and it organizes very beautifully the public, private and commercial spaces on the site," Austin said "I think it makes the best use of this really great piece of real estate." Read the story here. View Kidder Wachter's GAF Site Proposal book here.
|23 August 2012 | WJET 24 "Erie City Council to Host Townhall Meeting on former GAF Property" |
Elizabeth D'Aurora from WJET reported, "Since the original plans from the Erie County Convention Center Authority were presented, two independent designs have been presented. Erie city councilman Dave Brennan presented his idea as well as Kidder Wachter Architecture and Design." Watch the newscast here.
|01 July 2012 | St. Patrick's Parish, 1837 - 2012 |
Monsignor Henry Kriegel's new book about the history of St. Patrick's Parish references Dickson Tavern. "Once a hotel the tavern is now home to the architectural offices of Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design." The book also mentions that before any Catholic Churchs existed in Erie, "Father Phelan came to erie from Butler in 1827 and celebrated Mass in the Dickson Tavern. As the Irish immigrants grew in number, they began to congregate in this house in 1837."
|27 June 2012 | Erie Reader: About Town |
After months of renovations that began last fall, the doors of the 17,000 sq. ft. Ronald McDonald House Creative Learning Center opened in the lower level of the expERIEnce Children's Museum.
Read the story here.
|21 May 2012 | Norton Industries Inc. "Portfolio" |
The Erie Insurance Conference Room is showcased on ceiling manufacturer Norton Intustries' website.
View the page here.
|16 May 2012 | WJET 24 " Architectural Firm Presents Plans for GAF Site" |
Jeff Kidder spoke at the Jefferson Society presenting an alternative vision for development of the old GAF site.
Watch the newscast here.
|16 May 2012 | Erie Reader: The Return of "The Feather" |
Presque Isle State Park's "Feather" observation deck will officially be open to the public on May 17th, after a tornado destroyed the original public art piece in 2010. KidderWachter Architecture & Design are the architects overeseeing the construction.
Read the article here.
|2 May 2012 | Erie Times News: "Former North East bank to house Museum, shops" |
The former National Bank of North East, across West Main Street from Gibson Park, is being remodeled as a Welch's Museum, wine shop, restaurant and local products gallery. KidderWachter Architecture & Design are the architects overseeing the project.
Read the article here.
|03 April 2012 | Erie Times News: 'Feather to be rebuilt at Presque Isle State Park." |
Presque Isle State Park's "Feather observation deck" should be completed this month. KidderWachter Architecture & Design are the architects overseeing the project.
Read the article here.
|11 March 2012 | Erie Times News: "Property purchases expand Erie Insurance's footprint on lower east side." |
Kidder Wachter Architecture and Design is assisting Erie Insurance with many projects in this article. Read it here.
|11 March 2012 | WJET 24 " Revitalization on Parade Street" |
Elizabeth D'Aurora from WJET reported, "Kidder Wachter is the Architect for the 27 new town houses built on Parade Street".
Watch the newscast here.
|10 March 2012 | Erie Times News: "Erie lot, once planned for grocery store, to be site of low-income apartments" |
Kidder Wachter architecture and Design is working with CPR Developers on Parade Street Commons, a 52,168 square-foor low income housing complex on the west side of Parade Street. Read the article here.
| 08 March 2012 | Warren Times Observer: "Grant will set stage for Historical Soc. repairs" |
In this article Warren County Historical Socitey Managing Director Michelle Gray and Jeff Kidder AIA describe the funding sources and proposed restoration work for the Warren County Historical Socitey's Offices in The Struthers-Wetmore-Schimmelfeng House, circa 1873. Read the article here. See Kidder Wachter's images of this project here.
|07 March 2012 | Erie Reader: "The GAF Property: A Blank Canvas on Erie's Bayfront" |
Erie Reader Reporter, Jay Stevens writes about visiting our office and talking with Jeff Kidder and Chip Wachter about urban design, architecture and proposed masterplans for the former GAF site on Erie's waterfront.
Read the article here.
|25 February 2012 | Erie Times News: "Planning Academy to teach Erie residents how to improve neighborhoods" |
Jeff Kidder will speak at the Erie Citizen's CIty Planning Academy, a free five-week course at Mercyhurst University for people interested in making their respective neighborhoods better places to live, work, and play.
|07 December 2011 | WSEE / WICU "Kidder Wachter Architecture Designing Erie's Future" |
Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design is featured in a television news segment. Jeff Kidder and Chip Wachter talk about why they decided to practice architecture in Erie and the opportunity to reshape Erie one building at a time. Watch the video here.
|28 November 2011 | Erie Times News: "What's in a name: Dickson Tavern" |
Get a brief history behind Dickson Tavern, Kidder Wachter's new office and Erie's oldest building. Read the article here.
|23 November 2011 | Press Release |
Kidder Wachter Architecture and Design is pleased to announce two new employees, Dan Wallace, Interior Designer and Project Manager, and Amanda Jantzi, Office Manager and Marketing Director. Now in addition to architectural design and building consulting services Kidder Wachter Architecture and Design offers interior design services.
|Dan Wallace |
Interior Designer / Project Manager Mr. Wallace received his Bachelor of Fine Art degree from the University of Wisconsin and an Associates Degree in Interior Design from Art Institute of Pittsburgh. A native of Erie, he has over 20 years of experience working in Interior Design. During his previous employment, Mr. Wallace worked with UPMC Hamot on the interiors of the new Women’s Hospital and with St. Vincent Health System on the interiors of their planned hospital expansion.
|Amanda Jantzi |
Marketing Director / Office Manager Ms. Jantzi, a native of Erie, received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Pennsylvania State University, at the Behrend College in Marketing and Management. She has over 10 years of experience in marketing, software information technology, and administration. She previously worked as a computer instructor at the Manufacturers' Association and as a Marketing Coordinator with Cavanaugh Marketing Network.
|6 November 2011 | WICU Channel 12 Television |
Jeff Kidder is interviewed following his presentation on potential re-use options for the Villa Chapel. Watch the video here.
|4 November 2011 | Erie Times News: "H.A.N.D.S. buys former Erie Sport Store downtown building" |
Housing and Neighborhood Development Services of Erie, PA is working with Kidder Wachter on renovating their newly aquired 19,000 square foot office building. Read the article here.
28 October 2011 | Erie Times News Editorial: "Our View: Perry Square becomes more inviting"
|11 October 2011 | Erie Times News: "Architects find new use for Erie's Dickson Tavern." |
Erie's local newspaper features an article on Kidder Wachter's new office and Erie's oldest building, Dickson Tavern. Read the article here.
|27 July 2011 | Metal Construction News: "Lakefront home maintains historical aesthetics with sustainable metal roof." |
In this months online issue, a Private Residencedesigned by Kidder Wachter is a featured project. Read the article here.
29 June 2011 | Erie Times News: "Park Upgraded."
Construction is under way on a $1.9 million face-lift to Perry Square, a three-phase project developed by Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design, which includes the installation of a new circular walkway, new traffic signals, and a "seat wall" with lighting. The idea behind the project is to make the park more user-friendly and open up more green space for people.
|9 May 2011 | Erie Times News: "West Sixth's Street's grand homes exemplify historic preservation, creative reuse." |
Jeff Kidder discussess reuse of Erie's old homes as an alternative to tearing them down. Read the article here.
April 2011 | WJET Channel 24 Television: "Local History, Part II"
|April 2011 | Holmes Magazine: "How Dry Wells Can Help" |
Jeff Kidder discusses the benefits of a dry well in Holmes, a nationally distributed home improvment magazine launched by Mike Holmes, host of the popular Home and Garden Television (HGTV) series Holmes on Homes.
|17 April 2011| Erie Times News: "Erie Architect licensed to practice in N.Y." |
Jeff Kidder is now licensed to practice architecture in New York State in addition to Pennsylvania, and Chip Wachter is now licensed to practice architecture in Maryland and Ohio in addition to Pennsylvania and New York. Read the article here.
|April 2011 | Manufacturer & Business Association Business Magazine:“People Buzz” |
Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design is pleased to announce that Intern Architect Nicholas C. Mobilia recently joined the firm.
|18 February 2011 | Erie Times News: "H.A.N.D.S. unveils new apartment complex in Erie's Little Italy" |
The Housing and Neighborhood Development Service , known as H.A.N.D.S., unveiled its newest housing project, a 10 unit apartment building called North Coast Place. Read the article here.
|1 February 2011 | Erie Times News: "Lighthouse Languishes" |
Jeff Kidder discusses preservation of The Presque Isle Lighthouse. The lighthouse, which is still in use, has been guiding boat trafic on Lake Erie since 1873. Read the article here .
|1 November 2010 | Press Release |
Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design is pleased to announce that Intern Architect Nicholas C. Mobilia recently joined the firm. Mr. Mobilia, a native of the Erie area and graduate of North East High School, recieved a Bachelor of Architecture and an English minor from The Pennsylvania State University in 2010. He is currently participating in the Intern Development Program with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.
|October 2010 | Residential Design + Build Magazine |
In this months issue, a Private Residence designed by Kidder Wachter is featured in several nationally syndicated advertisments. View the advertisment here. View the October 2010 issue of Residential Design + Build Magazine here. Read the press release here.
|October/Fall 2010 | Essence - The magazine of Villa Maria Academy:“Extreme (School) Makeover” |
Architectural renderings depict areas of the school currently under construction. The back of the auditorium will become a chapel and prefunction space, while the second floor will house a new fitness area overlooking the gymnasium.
|3 September 2010 |Erie Times News:“Hammering away” |
Work is underway at Villa Maria Academy in Erie, PA. The back of the auditorium will house a new chapel, conference room, and storage area on the first floor, and a fitness center, with a glass wall overlooking the gym, will go in on the second floor. Over the summer, Villa's main entry was redone, making it more accessible to people with disabilities.
|August 2010 | Manufacturer & Business Association Business Magazine:“People Buzz” |
The American Institute of Architects Honors Jeff Kidder as "Citizen Architect" and grants him membership to the AIA National Board of Director's Civic Engagement Program.
|August 2010 |Lake Erie LifeStyle Magazine:“Leadership Erie” |
Chip Wachter discusses his interest in underedtanding how businesses in the Erie region operate, who runs them, who are on the boards, what they do, and what services they provide.
|11 July 2010 |Erie Times News:“Mover of the Week” |
Jeff Kidder has been honored by the American Institute of Architects as a "Citizen Architect." He was also granted membership to the AIA National Board of Director's Civic Engagement program, an honor given to about 1 percent of the group's members.
|July 2010 | Manufacturer & Business Association Business Magazine:“Business Buzz” |
Kidder Wachtrer Architecture and Design is the recipient of three of the four AIA Northwestern Pennsylvania Design Awards granted in 2009. The "Honor Award" was granted for three of their projects: Hamot Health Foundation's Sterling Square, the Dispatch Building renovation including Accents on the Bay shop, and a private residence on South Shore Drive. The firm also recieved the Chautauqua Institution's Green Technology HousingMerit Award for a private residence that incorporates energy efficient and environmentally sensitive components and techniques.
|4 April 2010|Erie Times News: "The Buzz" |
Every five years the American Institute of Architects has impartial out-of-state judges review projects submitted by regional firms. Kidder Wachter was awarded the "Honor Award" for three of its projects, including Hamot Health Foundation's Sterling Square, the Dispatch Building renovation including Accents on the Bay shop, and a private residence on South Shore Drive.
March 2010 |Lake Erie LifeStyle Magazine:“A View of a Lake Erie Bayfront”
|11 February 2010 |Erie Times News:“Strong Vincent revamp OK'd” |
Jeff Kidder recommends the restoration of Erie's Strong Vincent High School.
|5 November 2009 |Erie Times News:“Architects plan move to save Dickson Tavern” |
Kidder Wachter Architecture and Design will move their firm into Erie's historic Dickson Tavern at East Second and French Streets. The 194-year-old building will be fully restored to accomodate the offices. "We want to practice what we preach. People come to us for help preservig their historical buildings, and we thought this would be the perfect opportunity to stay downtown. preserve a historic building and stay in it ourselves. An architectural firm is an appropriate use for a building like that."
| 11 October 2009 |Erie Times News:“Mover of the Week” |
Kidder Wachter Architecture and Design has announced that Christian Torchio has joined the firm. A native of Erie and graduate of Cathedral Preparatory School, Torchio recieved a bachelor's degree in business administration from Gannon University and both a bachelor's and master's degree in architecture from Kent State University.
| 4 September 2009 |Erie Times News:“Top 10 reasons to renovate Roosevelt” |
In a column submitted on behalf of the Erie Center for Design and Preservation (which includes Jeff Kidder), historians, architects and citizens urge the renovation of the 1922 landmark Roosevelt Middle School building.
| 22 August 2009|Erie Times News:“Imagine a new Roosevelt” |
Jeff Kidder, along with two other experienced architects, recently evaluated Roosevelt School on behalf of Preservation Pennsylvania, the commonwealth's only private, nonprofit, statewide historic preservation organization.
|August 2009|Erie Life Magazine: "5 More Driveby Homes We Love" |
A private residence designed by Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design is featured in the publication's monthly column.
27 July 2008 |Erie Times News:"'Eyesore gets makeover"
|14 June 2008 |Erie Times News:“Saving Roosevelt backed by experts” |
Kidder Wachter Architecture and Design worked with fellow architects and several volunteers to consider if Roosevelt Middle School could be restored. The charrette was funded by Save our Land / Save our Towns and organized by Preservation Pennsylvania with the help of the newly formed Erie Center for Design and Preservation.
June 2008 |Erie Life Magazine: "Build it and They Will Come"
|June 2008|Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership Magazine: "Accents by the Bay - A Downtown Success Story" |
Accents by the Bay, a store featuring fine gifts and home and personal accents, now occupies the renovated Dispatch Harald Building on West 5th Street. The store, which draws customers from the 30,000 people who work downtown, is just the kind of niche retailer the Erie Downtown Partnership wants to attract.
June 2008|Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership Magazine: "Marquee/Facade Lights Up the Erie Playhouse"
|27 May 2008 |Erie Times News:“Group to offer ideas for use of school” |
A group of architects and historical preservationists (including Kidder Wachter) are taking a fresh look at possible uses for an old school building. Preservation Pennsylvania will conduct the in-depth study of how Erie's Roosevelt Middle School could be renovated.
|13 May 2008 |Erie Times News:“Mansion deserves restoration” |
Jeff Kidder offers good reasons to invest in the restoration of Erie's Watson-Curtze Mansion.
|9 May 2008 |Erie Times News:“Group to Host walking tour of State Street” |
Jeff Kidder of Kidder Wachter Architecture and Design will narrate the 90-minute walking tour of State Street Architecture, which is part of a two-day meeting of the Center for Design and preservation.
|26 April 2008|Erie Times News:“Faded Glory” |
Jeff Kidder comments on the Watson-Curtze Mansion's historical signifigance.
|February 2008 |Erie Life Magazine: "A New Beginning - Erie's Downtown Revitalization" |
The first wave of Erie's new downtown plan began with the opening of Accents by the Bay. Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design worked with The Small Business Development Center and the Redevelopment Authority to revitalize the building located on West 5th Street, to house the new shopping venue. The location underwent heavy renovations to give it a fresh, sleek look fitting for what they hope will be the first of many shops in the area.
|February 2008 |Erie Life Magazine: "100 Things We Love About Erie - #86 Erie Redevelopment Authority" |
The ERA, along with Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design, plans to construct four to six condos above an expanded SWEE studio with a ticker-tape and media wall fronting on Peach St. Construction is planned for fall 2008.
|15 November 2007 |Erie Times News:Erie History Center Lectures |
"Erie's Build Environment: Past, Present, and Future" narrated by architect Jeff Kidder
|24 October 2007 |Erie Times News:“Town Houses planned near Griswold Plaza post office” |
Kidder Wachter Architecture and Design has collaborated in a $51 million plan to create a tree-lined neighborhood with town houses and mixed use buildings around the midtown area's Griswold Park.
|3 October 2007|Erie Times News:“Plans head to the drawing board” |
Downtown property owners, city officials, and local architects Kidder Wachter attended the kickoff of an intense, three-day architectural workshop at the Avalon Hotel on Tuesday to prepare designs and sketches for projects in the Griswold Park area.
|2 October 2007 |Erie Times News:“Transformation grows” |
The Erie Redevelopment Authority is acquiring two more properties near Griswold Park, adding key pieces for the proposed revitalization in that area. The pending purchases come as three architectural firms begin a three-day session to come up with conceptual designs for townhouses and mixed use buildings around Griswold Park as a part of the downtown revitalization plan.
|11 August 2007 |Erie Times News:“Pairs plan condos on the water” |
A three-unit condominium, designed by Kidder Wachter Architecture and Design, is being proposed for western Presque Isle Bay in the cith of Erie.
|12 May 2007 |Erie Times News: "Gathering to give update on status of Villa Chapel" |
Jeff Kidder toured the 82-year-old unused Villa Chapel and offered advice for protecting and developing a plan for its future.
|1 April 2007 | Erie Times News |
Kidder Wachter Architecture and Design has announced that project manager Lawrence Daley is now licensed to practice architecture in Pennsylvania.
|April 2007|Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership Magazine |
The publication acknowledges Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design as new members.
|14 November 2006 |Erie Times News: "Sale opens door to past" |
The Jeff Kidder family will soon welcome guests at the 134-year-old Carroll House, at the corner of West Fourth and Peach Streets in Erie.
|November 2006|Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership Magazine: "Spiffing up Central City" |
In addition to its focus on the Downtown Revitalization Plan, the Erie Redevelopment Authority and Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design are working on a number of different projects. One of those is the Central City Neighborhood Revitalization, which is focused on increasing real estate values and sustainability between West 21st and 26th from Frensh to Parade.
|12 October 2006 |Erie Times News:“Form & function” |
Kidder Wachter's proposed renovation to 1329 State St. involves converting the building into artists' lofts.
|10 August 2006 |Erie Times News:“Revitalization project begins in Erie's Little Italy” |
Kidder Wachter Architecture and Design will head the construction of a 3,000 square-foot building at 504 W. 18th Street, as well as the rehabilitation of a vacant two-story former storefront and apartment building at 506 W. 18th Street.
|31 May 2006 |Erie Times News: "Innkeepers scramble to make breakfast scramble" |
Architect Jeff Kidder headed the renovation of the Boothby Inn, a Victorian mansion turned ben-and-breakfast, located on West 6th Street in Erie.
|15 February 2006 |Erie Times News: "Dickson Tavern needs more land" |
Project Architect Jeff Kidder asked the Erie Parking Authority to sell a 60-by-105-foot parcel of land directly south of the property to make room for a planned renovation. Erie businessman Samuel "Pat" Black is planning to convert the tavern into an office building.