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Planning Area 2 Action Plan
Delaware County Renaissance Program
The 2003 Action Plan for the Renaissance Planning Area 2 municipalities of Chester City, Chester Township, Upland Borough, and Parkside Borough.
Date Published: March 2003
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The Renaissance Program was started in 2002 by Delaware County Council to address the revitalization needs of developed communities in the County. The program includes five multi-jurisdictional Action Plans to address problems facing older communities resulting from rising social need and declining resources.

This Plan presents the Action Plan for Renaissance Planning Area 2, which includes the municipalities of Chester City, Chester Township, Upland Borough, and Parkside Borough. The Plan identified an action plan to “reinvigorate [the communities] as distinct and interrelated communities with safe and walkable neighborhoods, a balanced mix of housing choices, new businesses, and a range of job opportunities.” The key features of the Action Plan is a prioritized lists of implementable projects that work toward sustainable economic development. Identified projects include Chester Creek flood abatement, Edgmont Avenue streetscape improvements, and reuse and enhanced use of multiple sites and buildings.

Geographic Area:
Chester City, Chester Township, Upland Borough, Parkside Borough

For more information or to order this report, contact the Department at 610-891-5200 or



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