ECAT Wayne Building

A community resource center on Erie’s Eastside.

Building Location

650 East Ave. Erie, PA 16505

The ECAT Wayne building is the former Wayne Middle School.

Building Hours

Monday: ….. 8:30AM – 6:00PM
Tuesday: ….. 8:30AM – 5:00PM
Wednesday: 8:30AM – 5:00PM
Thursday: … 8:30AM – 5:00PM
Friday: ……… 8:30AM – 5:00PM
Saturday and Sunday: closed

Community Room

We welcome organizations to use our multipurpose room to facilitate programming and events.

Discover the ECAT Wayne Community

ECAT leases space to businesses, nonprofits, and community organizations that provide resources to our neighborhood and beyond. Learn about the organizations in the building that create our dynamic community!

Parking at ECAT Wayne

The ECAT Wayne parking lot entrance is located on E 7th St. (a one-way street) and has accessible parking spots near the front entrance.

Additional parking can be found at the Wayne Park Baptist Temple parking lot, or on-street parking (pay attention to City of Erie parking regulations).

Wayne Building Renovation

Location matters. That’s why ECAT was intentional in its decision about where to locate the center and how to present it to our community. The former Wayne School was taken from a vacant building to a vibrant center.

Our Murals

The ECAT Wayne building is a beautiful collage of preserved historical architectural elements and murals, including an acrylic mural honoring Ms. Carla Hughes and a steamrolled relief block mural. Learn more about our murals:

The Erie Center for Arts & Technology (ECAT) is a community-based educational arts and career training facility that inspires, educates and empowers people of all ages with adult job training and creative youth programs.




Erie Center for Arts & Technology
650 East Avenue, Suite 120
Erie, PA 16503

Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM