Richard Howe House Renovation

MOVING STRUCTURES. MAKING HISTORY.

1836

Year Built

2009

Year Opened

PROJECT TYPE

Specialty

LOCATION

Akron, Ohio

OWNER

Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition

ARCHITECT

Braun & Steidl Architects, Inc.
Chambers, Murphy, Burge

Ohio and Erie Canalway Coalition – Richard Howe House Restoration

Moving Structures. Making History.

On June 30, 2008, Welty made history by moving the iconic Richard Howe House, built in 1836, two blocks west to its new home along the Ohio & Erie Canal. Welty also managed the $2.2 million restoration and renovation of the building, which now serves as a visitor information center for the Ohio & Erie National Heritage Canalway, a meeting center, as well as offices for the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition.

Contact Us

330.867.2400
3421 Ridgewood Road, Suite 200
Fairlawn, Ohio 44333

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