Lancaster County Pennsylvania

A Very Special Place

Lancaster County is well known for its beautiful farms, rich history, charming towns, Amish communities, farmer’s markets, arts & crafts and enviable quality of life. It’s no surprise that we’re growing.

The Hourglass

The Hourglass was formed to champion and facilitate effective growth management in order to make Lancaster County an even better place to live, work and visit. We believe that Lancaster County can have growth and economic prosperity without losing its unique character and enviable quality of life.
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NEW DOWNTOWN LANCASTER WEBSITE

A new website designed by the Hourglass to promote tourism in downtown Lancaster.  The site captures the unique Lancaster experience by focusing on the downtown’s rich history and all the exciting things to see and do - the art galleries, museums, shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues.  Check it out at visithistoriclancaster.com.

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THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN LECTURE

Friedman2        Tuesday, April 3, 2018
                6:30 p.m.
            Fulton Theatre      
          12 North Prince St.
          Lancaster, PA 17603

Acceleration of change is affecting everything. This forum addresses how to keep up. Mr. Friedman will discuss his new book, Thank You For Being Late, providing an excellent resource to challenge decision makers to blend the incredible acceleration of change in technology, the natural environment, and globalization with the imperative to respond through local decision making. 


Using his well-known wit, wisdom, and optimism, Mr. Friedman will discuss how to survive and prosper in an age of acceleration by re-imagining education, jobs, and community.  Be prepared to see things in different ways.


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This Week’s Featured Publications / EVENTS

700 HOMES IN 5 YEARS: HOME OWNERSHIP INITIATIVE RAISES $24 MILLION TO HELP LOW-INCOME FAMILIES

Several private foundations and nonprofits have given more than a $24 million boost to an idea that has gained attention from Denver affordable-housing advocates as a promising way to put homeownership within reach for lower-income families in the metro area.


By forming the Elevation Community Land Trust and committing that money, its backers aim to create the largest community land trust in Colorado. Within five years, the new organization could assemble a collection of 700 homes scattered across the city and its suburbs.

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