This article originally appeared on the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor website.
The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor pleased to announce recipients of the 2020 Erie Canalway Heritage Award of Excellence. Congratulations to Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron and Gateway Harbor of the Tonawandas in North Tonawanda and Tonawanda. The Port of Newark in Newark received Honorable Mention.
We are proud to recognize these extraordinary places that have capitalized on their canal heritage to revitalize their waterfronts and communities. Each project is unique in scope and concept, but they all make the Canalway Corridor a more vibrant place to live and visit.
Heritage Award recipients serve as valuable models for what can be accomplished with thoughtful planning, sound investments, and collaboration among diverse stakeholders. Read more...