The Lorain Historical Society engages members of the community and our visitors in our shared and diverse history through preservation, education, collaborations, and exciting programming for all ages, so that we learn from the past, develop civic pride, and transform the future.
Call us at (440) 245-2563 or
email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Preservation of a Community Landmark Award
The Cleveland Restoration Society and American Institute of Architects Cleveland have selected the Carnegie Center as one of 15 projects in Northeast Ohio to receive the 2017 Award for Preservation of a Community Landmark.
Members of the Restoration Society do site visits and examine factors such as the beauty, use of preservation best practices, creativity or how a community comes together to save a structure.
The Lorain Historical Society launched a $3 Million Capital Campaign in 2013 to pay for most of the needed remodeling and restoration, as well as establish an Endowment Fund. A $500,000 grant from the State of Ohio Facilities Construction Commission was also awarded to complete the project. Clark & Post Architects, Inc. designed the remodeled interior and exterior with Ron Cocco, President, serving as Architect of Record. General Contractors included S. M. Fox Construction of Elyria for Phase I and Majzun Construction of Lorain for Phase II.
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2017 Sponsor Listings
We would like to thank all of our Sponsors for their generous donation to help us continue the Mission of the Lorain Historical Society
First Federal Savings of Lorain
Great Lakes Computer
Januzzi’s Footwear Solutions
Lakeland Community Foundation
Buckeye Community Bank
Candy and Jack Gaudry
Park & Illenberger
Terri Soto, Lorain City Treasurer
M & M Mower
Ben and Jane Norton
Zelek Flower Shop
Patsie and Jenne Campana Foundation
The Morning Journal