For decades leaders in Springfield and Glenwood have sought to develop the potential of Glenwood. The undeveloped land could be used for all types of housing, and the riverfront is ripe for recreation, hospitality, and commercial uses. All of these would benefit the community and the region.
The City of Springfield prepared Glenwood for development by creating the Glenwood Refinement Plan, building roundabouts on Franklin Boulevard, and consolidating property; steps necessary to attract private developers. City leaders are to be commended for their foresight. Yet, Glenwood remains largely undeveloped, in . . .