We are pleased to share our 2020-21 Report to the Community, which highlights the projects and programs that are helping to strengthen our West Bayfront community.
We’re proud of what we have accomplished over the last five years. To learn more check out this brief video produced by our friends at Menajerie Studio.
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Click here to download the Summer 2021 Newsletter Cascade Path Sun Gate In early June, a major new artwork is scheduled to be installed at the top of Cascade Path, the walkway that connects Cascade Street to the waterfront. Sun Gate, created by artists Tom Ferraro, Ed Grout and Ron Bayuzick, follows. . .
On Tuesday, April 20, 2021 we held a Spring Community Gathering by Zoom and phone. Updates on projects in the West Bayfront community were shared, followed by great discussion and input from dozens of participants. If you couldn’t join us live, please check out the video here!
On December 9th, Our West Bayfront held a “virtual” community gathering along with several special guests and community partners. We discussed some of the exciting projects that have recently been completed or are in progress in the West Bayfront neighborhoods such as renovations to vacant buildings, work along West 8th. . .
Download the full newsletter here. “The Pontiacs” Celebrate Erie’s Baseball History “The Pontiacs,” a new piece of public art, was presented on Thursday, August 6 at Pontiac Field (Bayview Park, W 2nd St and Cherry St). This exciting new artwork celebrates the history of Pontiac Field, which famously hosted Negro. . .
Local artists Ron Bayuzick, Tom Ferraro, and Ed Grout are developing a work of public art at Pontiac Field at Bayview Park honoring the legacy of this important ball field. The park was home to the African American team the Pontiacs who played here from 1936 – 1956 when baseball was. . .
During this challenging time for our community, as we practice “social distancing,” forgo many of the activities that keep us connected to loved ones, and stay close to home, we want to take a moment to reflect. Our West Bayfront is working in collaboration with artists Fredy Huaman and Alex. . .
IF YOU NEED MEDICAL CARE OR HELP IF YOU HAVE MILD SYMPTOMS Stay home! Do not expose others even if your symptoms are mild or you aren’t sure you have COVID-19! IF YOU HAVE SEVERE COVID-19 SYMPTOMS (A FEVER OVER 100˚, SHORTNESS OF BREATH, AND COUGH) CALL your health care. . .