Historic East Side Suites - Urban Redevelopment

Project Type
Historic Restorations, New Construction, Additions & Renovations
Project Description

Preconstruction and construction management services for the adaptive reuse and renovation of three historic, vacant buildings aimed at rehabilitating a blighted block of downtown Lancaster.

The rehabilitated buildings will include:

  • Selective interior demolition
  • Asbestos and lead paint remediation
  • Seven retail storefronts
  • Office space
  • 17 apartments/condominiums
  • On-site parking

The project is being partially financed utilizing new market tax credits, historic tax credits, and state loans from the Commonwealth Financing Authority.

Lancaster, PA
Lancaster County
Historic East Side Suites, LP
Hilles Architects
Square Footage
40,000 square feet
Construction Time

13 months

Envision Lancaster County Large Project/Built/Sustainable Growth Leadership Award – Lancaster County Planning Commission
Award of Excellence – Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors
C. Emlen Urban Award for Preservation – Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County

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