2023 Sesquicentennial

Lakeside Master Planning Presentation & Workshop: May 27, 2017

Lakeside Chautauqua is conducting a formal master plan with MKSK, an urban design, landscape architecture and planning firm. All are invited to an Introduction & Ideas Workshop at 9:30 a.m. to provide ideas and feedback for the planning process. Through this community engagement, new ideas will emerge, concepts will be tested and critical needs will […]

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Pool & Wellness Community Taskforce Update

Board Blogger: Randy Snow, Lakeside Chautauqua Board of Directors Chair Staff Blogger: Kevin Sibbring, Lakeside Chautauqua CEO & President Greetings Lakesiders, As you know, the Lakeside Chautauqua Board and staff asked the community for input this summer as we contemplate Lakeside’s future. Thank you to all who participated in interviews, focus groups, roundtable discussions, social media […]

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Community Forum Recap

More than 235 Lakesiders participated in a Community Forum held over Labor Day weekend. The objective of the forum was to update Lakesiders on our master planning efforts and to share what we’ve heard throughout this process. If you were unable to attend the forum, an audio recording and the PowerPoint presentation have been uploaded […]

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Community Forum: September 5, 2015

Guest Blogger: Gretchen Colon, Senior Vice President of Advancement & Communications Lakesiders have spent the summer providing feedback to develop a master plan for Lakeside’s future. You have graciously participated in interviews, focus groups, community forums, surveys and presidential roundtable discussions and have also commented on social media and The Front Porch blog. Through these […]

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Hotel Lakeside Project Presentations Recap I

Guest Blogger: David Blank, Lakeside Chautauqua Board of Directors   The first of three scheduled presentations focusing on the rehabilitation of Hotel Lakeside was held on July 8 in Chautauqua Hall. Approximately 65 Lakesiders were in attendance. The topic for this particular seminar was the probable cost estimate (a detailed cost study, not an offer […]

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Lakeside would not be the same without_____________.

We posted on Facebook and Twitter, “Lakeside would not be the same without_____________.” Here are some of the comments from the community: • Family and friends • Summer • Ice Cream, Patio donuts, and Sloppy’s • Its history • Midnight walks on the dock and sunsets • Lake Erie • Entertainment, Rhein Center and unique […]

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Lakeside Prepares for its 2023 Sesquicentennial

Cool fall days are when people dream the unexpected and begin to plan for the spectacular. Most likely, one stays inside near a warm fire; a perfect place to dream on those chilly, fall days. Lakeside Chautauqua’s history began on one of those very days more than 140 years ago. The community that emerged in […]

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