Worcester’s revival proving elusive City’s vision and developers’ goals at cross purposes ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Rick Cinclair/Worcester Telegram & Gazette A photo from December 2012 shows a 21-acre swath of Worcester targeted for renewal as part of the CitySquare project. Jackie Ricciardi for The Boston Globe Pedestrians walked around a construction area last week at the corner of Main and Franklin streets in downtown Worcester. Jackie Ricciardi for The Boston Globe Construction vehicles clogged Front Street in Worcester. A lack of city funding has slowed downtown redevelopment. Jackie Ricciardi for The Boston Globe A woman walked along Front Street. Investors and retailers are not flocking to Worcester. Jackie Ricciardi for The Boston Globe A man rested under a tree at The Worcester Common in downtown Worcester.