WRC’s 9th Annual Meeting, “Placemaking: Why it Matters,” took place on Tuesday, May 5 at World Cafe Live at The Queen. Attendees were updated on the continuing development in Downtown Wilmington as well as provided a presentation on WRC’s core strategic project Wilmington’s Creative District (CD), a vibrant city center, focused on innovative production and consumption, where creative entrepreneurs – artists, musicians, designers and tech innovators – and neighborhood residents thrive and where locally designed goods and original works are made and consumed.
From Delaware Public Media:
Proposed Creative District in Wilmington starts to take shape
New housing, a “maker space” where innovators can design and refine their creations, art galleries and artists’ studios, improved streetscapes with a dash of mural art – could this be the start of something big?
From The News Journal:
Luxury Apartments in downtown Wilmington planned
A planned 231-unit luxury apartment complex expected to break ground this summer would bridge the gap between decades-old redevelopment efforts along Market Street and a proposed creative district just west of downtown, according to downtown boosters.
Proposed Wilmington creative district discussed by supporting nonprofit
Members of the Wilmington Renaissance Corporation on Tuesday discussed their efforts to cultivate a creative district in the city’s Downtown, Quaker Hill, and West Center City sections.