East Side Renaissance

Revitalize Erie

Restoring hope and improving the lives of those who call the neighborhood home.

Residential Rental

Upcoming single and double units.

Commercial Rental

Upcoming commercial spaces are available for small businesses.

Residential Ownership

Pathway to Homeownership

Donald Crenshaw Erie Trailblazer

Revitalizing Erie’s Eastside

The East Side Renaissance, a non-profit collective dedicated to the dynamics of transformational civic responsibilities, is dedicated to stimulating metamorphic growth in a once marginalized community through economic development, neighborhood esteem, personal dignity, and community exceptionalism.

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The neighborhood faces many challenges. The East Side Renaissance neighborhood, located within Census Tract 8 of the city of Erie, is:

Home to approximately 2,600 individuals:

  • 15.5% population decrease since 2010
  • 55.8% experiencing poverty
  • 13.7% experiencing unemployment
  • $19,033 average household income
  • 2.8% minority homeownership

Housing in crisis, of 1,295 units:

  • 940 occupied
  • 355 vacant (roughly 38%)
  • Median home value of $45,400
  • 15.5% population decrease since 2010

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