After decades on the sidelines, North Danville is in line for revitalization, shaped by community input

Across the Dan River from Danville’s River District, a largely revitalized part of the city, is North Danville, a business district with a rich history that lost investments and attention after the tobacco and textile industries left town. This part of Danville is the city’s next target for revitalization. But an unorthodox approach is needed to make sure this work is done correctly, said Lashawn Farmer, director of design and expansion for the River District Association. The crux of this approach is community engagement and input, said Farmer. The RDA plans to kickstart this effort and providing guidance, but it will be strongly led by the community.

Read the full article here. (Original Article by Grace Mamon, Cardinal News)