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

3421 Ridgewood Road, Suite 200
Fairlawn, Ohio 44333
1400 W. 10th Street, Suite 200
Cleveland, Ohio 44113
330.802.2260
cburns@thinkwelty.com
750 Communications Parkway
Columbus, Ohio 43214
614.802.1360
jhartman@thinkwelty.com

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