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Category: Johnstown/Altoona
Sep 29

Prism Episode 5: Pennsylvania's industrial heritage inspires its creative future

For years, factories and mills anchored PA communities large and small. The question of what to do with these beautiful, historic buildings is an essential one, and there is no single answer. In Johnstown, metalwork has returned to a shuttered steel facility, while in the Poconos, a new generation of residents are setting up laptops and sipping lattes in an old silk mill.

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Mar 2

Prism Episode 1: "Nobody crowds you and nobody goes it alone"

In the first episode of our new podcast series, we speak with Hannah Harley of Indiana, PA, and Erin Ninehouser of Ambridge in Beaver County, two women who have committed themselves to creative pursuits outside of resource-rich and art-dense cities. The lesson is clear: In a small place, you can have a huge impact.

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Dec 9

Our Top Five Stories of 2021

These are the features our readers responded to the most, and they cover everything from ascendent small towns to recreation amenities to high tech wizardry.

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Oct 18

A historic mill is reborn in Altoona

Originally built over 130 years ago, this 100,000-square-foot mixed-use commercial space is set to welcome tenants and boost the local economy. The thoughtful and ambitious rehab was a team effort.

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Jan 2

Keystone Edge's top 5 stories of 2019

From Easton to Altoona, our top five stories of 2019 were all about local, local, local. People wanted to read about cities and towns evolving, thinking big, and using existing assets to build a brighter future. Look forward to more of the same from Keystone Edge in 2020!

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