When Neighborhoods THRIVE, Children THRIVE!
The Kendall-Whittier neighborhood was selected because it represented a community that had been working hard for a long time but could be open to a new way of looking at these complex challenges.
A community that was accustomed to being on the forefront of innovation and had the will to do “whatever it takes.”
Further, as part of the Growing Together strategy, a mixed-income community is critical to our long-term success. To this end, being adjacent to downtown and other stable neighborhoods and amenities was key in order to have a chance at attracting new private investment.