Getting Started

The Elm Street Managers Handbook includes a thorough overview of the basics of the Elm Street program, planning and implementation of the Elm Street Five-Point Approach, various resources for participating communities, and more. Click below to download the Elm Street Managers Handbook and an Excel version of the neighborhood profile.

About the Profile

If you have questions about completing the Neighborhood Profile, contact Pennsylvania Downtown Center at (717) 233-4675, or e-mail us at

Once completed, you must submit a copy of the profile to each of the following:

1. Beverly Hutzel, Manager - Keystone Communities Program
    Casey Satzler, Economic Development Analyst

PA Department of Community & Economic Development
Governor’s Center for Local Government Services
Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Or, you may e-mail the profile to:

2. The appropriate DCED Regional Office:

The addresses of the current DCED regional directors and counties that fall within their respective regions may be found here.

3. Pennsylvania Downtown Center

Attn: Bill Fontana
Executive Director
PO Box 1265
Harrisburg, PA 17108
(717) 233-4675
Or, you may e-mail the profile to