• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

Make Your Mark: Draft of Lower Lancaster Revitalization Plan Released

The yearlong, collaborative “Make Your Mark” neighborhood planning process is nearing completion, and People’s Emergency Center, the organization driving the planning process, has released a draft of the proposed Lower Lancaster Revitalization Plan [pdf]. Now through May 23 anyone may submit comments regarding the draft to zsivertsen@pec-cares.org.

The Lower Lancaster Revitalization Plan is an effort to improve the communities surrounding Lancaster Avenue between 37th and 48th streets. The draft of the plan, produced by Interface Studio, includes initiatives to cultivate civic leadership, support local youth, improve access to fresh food, clean and green the neighborhood, bridge the digital divide and more.

As previously reported on PlanPhilly, the planning process has included various community engagement components including ongoing work with a steering committee, a several month long resident survey, open house events, public meetings and more.

Residents hoping to voice their opinions or concerns may view the drafted plan at http://makeyourmarkplan.wordpress.com/ and comments by 5 p.m. on May 23.


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