Half a block from Germantown & Chelten Avenues—the heart of Germantown—an urban renewal era pedestrian oriented mall hopes for a rebirth. Devon McReynolds takes a look at the City’s plans for Maplewood Mall
When the Workshop of the World was churning full blast, its brand was distinctly American—American Street, that is. The historic industrial Kensington thoroughfare is a shell of its former self but, Devon McReynolds tells us, that spells 21st Century opportunity. The question facing officials: should American Street remain zoned for heavy industry or for an evolving mix of uses?