Baltimore Avenue Corridor Revitalization Plan - Executive Summary

Baltimore Avenue Corridor Revitalization Plan - Executive Summary

Product No.: 07051A
Date Published: 01/2007

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The Baltimore Avenue Revitalization Study is the first study produced under DVRPC's Strategies for Older Suburbs initiative. This report documents existing conditions along the multi-municipal Baltimore Avenue corridor from a land use, transportation, and economic/market standpoint, and articulates a cohesive vision for future growth, improvement, and revitalization. Recommendations are presented for specific implementation strategies that should be undertaken by a variety of stakeholders, including local municipalities, the City of Philadelphia, the Delaware County Planning Department, and SEPTA.

Geographic Area Covered: 4.5-mile-long corridor along Baltimore Avenue, extending westward from the Kingsessing neighborhood of West Philadelphia through Yeadon, Upper Darby, East Lansdowne, Lansdowne, and Clifton Heights in Delaware County.

Key Words: Baltimore Avenue, Strategies for Older Suburbs, Redevelopment, Economic Development, Urban Design, Streetscape, SEPTA trolley

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