Dreaming Of Relevance & Revitalization On Lancaster Ave

 

  • Plan Philly looks at the latest plan for a revitalized lower Lancaster Avenue corridor, just approved by the planning commission. Beth Miller, the executive director of the Community Design Collaborative as well as a commissioner, spoke of the aspirational nature of the plan, which has little in the way of committed funding as of now. “You don’t want to raise expectations that this is all going to be done tomorrow. This is a long process. It could take five to seven years for any one of those (plan ideas) to be implemented.”

 

 

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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.

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