landmarks List of Famous Erie Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Erie skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Erie architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Erie are included on this list. Information about these Erie buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Erie and older historic landmarks.

Buildings on this list include Cedar Point Light and Presque Isle Light.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Erie?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Erie. Famous architectural houses within the city of Erie are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
Bicentennial Tower is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Erie Buildings & Structures
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Bicentennial Tower


The Bicentennial Tower is an observation tower located in Erie, Pennsylvania and features panoramic views of Lake Erie, Presque Isle State Park, and downtown Erie. The tower was built to signify the city's bicentennial year 1996. It is 187 feet tall and has 2 observation decks. It's located at the ...more

City/Town: Pennsylvania, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1996

Structural Height (m): 41.76

Cashier's House is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Erie Buildings & Structures
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Cashier's House


The Cashier's House is a three-story, plastered brick, Greek Revival building located on State Street in Erie, Pennsylvania. It was documented by the Historic American Buildings Survey in 1934. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on January 13, 1972 and its boundary was ...more

City/Town: Erie, Pennsylvania, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1839

Style: Greek Revival

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Erie Armory


Erie Armory is a historic National Guard armory located at Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania. The original section was built in 1920, and the size doubled with an expansion in 1929. The rectangular building consists of an administration building with attached drill hall in the Colonial Revival style. ...more

City/Town: Erie, Pennsylvania, USA

Style: Art Deco

Erie Land Light is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Erie Buildings & Structures
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The Erie Land Light, also known as the Old Presque Isle Light, is a lighthouse on the shore of Lake Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania. It is one of the three lighthouses in Erie, along with the Presque Isle Light and the North Pier Light. The lighthouse is situated on the bluffs overlooking the lake in ...more

City/Town: Erie, Pennsylvania, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1867

Structural Height (m): 14.94

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