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Designing for Distance

Access the full reports of the conceptual designs and the recorded virtual workshop

The Designing for Distance (D4D) project was idea that came out of PDC’s COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Task Force, Public Space Working Group. PDC had an existing grant agreement with Pennsylvania Historical Museum Commission (PHMC) to develop a Design Guidelines handbook, but when COVID hit, it became evident that there was an opportunity to develop something that could be more responsive to the needs of the communities, and the Designing for Distance project was born.

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Wolf Administration Designates United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern PA, Scranton’s Pine Brook Neighborhood as Keystone Communities Elm Street

Scranton, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver announced today, August 9, 2022, that United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern PA (UNC) has received Pennsylvania’s newest Keystone […]


Recognizing PA’S 2022 Nationally Accredited Downtowns

We are honored to recognize 25 Pennsylvania downtowns that have been named “Nationally Accredited Programs” by the National Main Street Center (NMSC) for 2022.  Receiving National Accreditation Main Street Program […]


Congratulations to the 2022 Townie Award Winners

Pennsylvania Downtown Center (PDC) recently presented twelve awards during the organization’s annual statewide Townie Awards gala. The Townie Awards are a festive and venerable tradition designed to recognize the commonwealth’s […]


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