Plans unveiled for Rodney Square restoration

March 16, 2019

Plans are in the works to refresh historic Rodney Square this spring.

The revival of the downtown Wilmington green space includes new and relocated bus shelters, an information kiosk, increased lighting, enhanced security and landscaping.

“This is an exciting opportunity to restore the Square to its historic role as a centerpiece of downtown Wilmington; as first constructed in the 1920s,” said Chief Executive Officer of Delaware Transit Corporation John Sisson.

Rodney Square is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as an example of community planning, development and civic architecture.

DTC is one of several public/private partners behind the project. Downtown Visions, the city of Wilmington and the Buccini/Pollin Group are also stakeholders.

“Many elements of the Wilmington community are committed to this restoration and the sustainability of the...

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