The demolition of a 157-year-old Erie house on the National Register of Places generated concern in the preservation community, with Jeff Kidder offering some historical context for the houses signifigance.
A 157 year old on West 21st Street was demolished sparking concern among local preservationists. The story features Jeff Kidder championing awareness for Erie's past and value of local historical districts.
The demolition of the Heman Hanes house, built during the Civil War, in one of Erie's three historic districts unprotected by city zoning. Jeff Kidder was interviewed regarding the significance of preservation and disappointment in the decision to tear the house down.
The Erie Zoning Hearing Board approved the height variance for the proposed bayfront Marriott hotel at the April 8th meeting with the asissitance of Jeff Kidder and Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design.
This article champions the local preservation, highlighting the efforts of the Erie County Historical Society and their plans to renovate and expand the Watson-Cutze Campus with the help of Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design and Kidder Wachter Jefferys Construction.
Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design applied for a height related variance on behalf of the Erie Convention Center Authority and Sink Combs Dethlefs Sports Architecture for the proposed hotel sited directly west of the Convention Center.
Erie Times News "Erie County Historical Society releases details on $3 million renovation at Watson-Curtze Mansion"
The Erie County Historical Society is announcing proposed renovations and additions to the Watson Curtze Mansion and Carriage House. Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design are the Architects and it will be built by Kidder Wachter Jefferys Construction.
Jessica Lemmon AIA NCARB
Ms. Lemmon, recently joined Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design as a Project Architect. Ms. Lemmon, a native of Erie and a Fort LeBoeuf High School graduate, received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Pennsylvania State University in 2001, and is licensed to practice architecture in Pennsylvania and Ohio. Ms. Lemmon has over 13 years of professional experience primarily with the design of Health Care and Educational Facilities.
The Erie County Historical Society and Watson-Curtze Mansion were featured in a documentary on American History TV ventering on localk literary and historic sites. Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design has worked with the Erie County Historical Society on many occassions and is currently assisting with the Watson-Curtze Campus master plan which includes a new archive facility.
Jefferson Educational Society: "Updates on the Future of the GAF Property: An Architect's Point of View"
Jeff Kidder and Chip Wachter presented an updated vision for the former GAF property Wednesday, October 9th at the Jefferson Educational Society. View excerpts from the presentation highlighting all three versions of the proposal by Kidder Wachter Architecture & Design.