Our Town

Borough of Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania

Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania

$75,000

2014

The NEA grant will support community planning and design activities for a public art trail and art installations adjacent to Water Street business district. The project will bring together regional artists, storytellers, ethnographers, and local residents to develop a community-inspired plan for public art in Conneaut Lake. In partnership with Allegheny College's Art & Environment Initiative, Borough of Conneaut Lake will engage the Community Building Storytelling Project, Historical Society, and other local partners to develop a public art and design plan that will attract both residents and visitors to the business district that is home to 24 local businesses and key community institutions. Borough of Conneaut Lake has a population of 708 and attracts nearly 12,000 annual visitors.