[Â Editor's Note:Â The following is a reader-submitted response to a recent feature article, "City of Designerly Love." ItÂ appeared as aÂ letter to the editorÂ in a recent print edition,Â AN03_03.05.2014. Opinions expressed in letters to the editor do not necessarily reflect the opinions or sentiments of the newspaper.Â ANÂ welcomes reader letters, which could appear in our regional print editions. To share your opinion, please emailÂ email@example.com.Â ]
As president of Philadelphiaâ€™s Northern Liberties Neighbors Association, I was pleased to see William Menking review our cityâ€™s innovative architectural scene (â€œCity of Designerly Love,â€ AN 14_12.04.2013).
Yet I was surprised to see my community dismissed as the â€œtroubled surrounding neighborhoodâ€ of the Piazza, a large mixed-use development anchored by a central plaza.