FOOA Announces Two Façade Restoration Grants

At its 2015 Annual Dinner Meeting iron fence 112 north collegeon November 14, Friends of Old Annville announced the awarding of two Façade Restoration Grants.

The first grant, awarded to Scott Eggert and Daniel Massad of 112 North College Avenue, provided $1,200 in support of the installation of an iron fence around the front and sides of the property. The fence is shown in the image to the right. The Eggert/Massad home, built in 1888 by Edmund Lorenz, President of Lebanon Valley College, was open for touring during the fall 2014 program of FOOA. This residence was also awarded the 2013 Historic Building Award of Friends of Old Annville.

The second grant of $600 was awarded to Michael and Bonnie Bowman for the repair and painting of the highly ornate porch of their historic home at 225 West Main Street. A photo of the porch is shown below.
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