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    • Visual summary of Lower Northwest input, Wissahickon Gateway

"Protect our character!" Lower Northwest District Plan taking shape

Community participants tell planners they want to sustain open space and housing styles and density, fill in the gap in the Schuylkill Trail, focus commercial development and move a transit center.…

    • A suggested future for the southeast corner of 40th and Market

University Southwest District Plan to be unveiled

The draft University Southwest District Plan calls for encouraging development in areas where it lags and better shaping it to community needs where the market is already strong – including areas…

    • City Planners suggest using Reading Viaduct cut - an old industrial railway tunnel - to get transit riders from Schuylkill to the Delaware

City Planners suggest using Reading Viaduct cut - an old industrial railway tunnel - to get transit riders from Schuylkill to the Delaware

What if Philadelphians could take bus rapid transit from the Schuylkill River to the Delaware River, traveling part of the way beneath the surface in a former industrial railway tunnel –…

    • Planning underway for Central District portion of the city's new comprehensive plan

Planning underway for Central District portion of the city's new comprehensive plan

City residents got their first shot at shaping the future of the center of Philadelphia Monday night, at a public input session for the Central District Comprehensive Plan.The Central District…

First public session on Lower Northeast District Plan set for April 3

The first public meeting on the District Plan for the Lower Northeast – including Frankford, Northwood, Oxford Circle,  Summerdale, and Lawncrest - is set for April 3. Philadelphia adopted the  city-wide…

Philadelphia Planning Commission adopts first two district-level portions of the comprehensive plan

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission adopted the first two district-level portions of the city's new comprehensive plan, which will guide future development, use of public facilities, development of green space and…

Time running out to comment on first two Philadephia2035 district-level comprehensive plans

The public can still comment on drafts of the first two district-level portions of the city's new comprehensive plan, but time runs out March 1. The plans for Lower South -…

Citizens Planning Institute graduates 30 more citizen planners; next round of classes starts soon

Philadelphia has another 30 citizen planners.The planning commission's Citizens Planning Institute offers classes on key elements of community planning, designed  to help interested and active citizens “be more effective advocates…

    • District-level comprehensive plans for West Park, Lower South, unveiled

District-level comprehensive plans for West Park, Lower South, unveiled

City planners Tuesday unveiled drafts of the first two district-level portions of the city's new comprehensive plan, outlining future goals for neighborhoods near Fairmount Park and in southernmost Philadelphia.“This is…

    • A balancing act for West Park neighborhoods

A balancing act for West Park neighborhoods

The district-level comprehensive plan for the West Park area will focus on three key areas: Centennial Park, City Line Avenue, and the relatively large amount of vacant properties contained especially in…

    • Improved mass transit and shipping routes, more public access to waterfront, likely components of PCPC's Lower South plan

Improved mass transit and shipping routes, more public access to waterfront, likely components of PCPC's Lower South plan

The district-level comprehensive plan for the Lower South portion of Philadelphia is beginning to take shape.There are some residential neighborhoods in Lower South. A new development, Sienna Place, calls for…

More opportunity for residents to shape Lower South, West Park district-level sections of comprehensive plan

City residents will next month get another chance to help shape the first two district-level portions of the city's new comprehensive plan, Philadelphia2035.The district-level sections build off of the goals…

    • Whitman resident Bootsie Cullen says Lower South needs more manufacturing

A focus on jobs and transportation at public meeting on the future of Lower South Philadelphia

Public discussion began Tuesday night on a long-range comprehensive plan for the Lower South portion of Philadelphia – a section of the city dominated by industrial and entertainment uses including the…

    • Residents gathered for the West Park district plan meeting

Residents pack first input session for West Park portion of the city's new comprehensive plan

Residents of Wynnefield, Parkside and other West Philadelphia neighborhoods that are clustered around Fairmount Park met last night to begin a six-month discussion with representatives of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission…

PCPC adopts city-wide vision portion of new comprehensive plan

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission adopted the citywide vision portion of a new comprehensive plan - the first such plan the city has had in decades - at a special meeting…

Planning Commission won't vote on city-wide comprehensive plan until June

There's been a change in scheduling for the city's new comprehensive plan.The draft of the City-wide Vision portion of Philadelphia2035 will still be presented to the Philadelphia City Planning Commission…

    • If the subway is to reach the Navy Yard, SEPTA planner says, people will need to live there

If the subway is to reach the Navy Yard, SEPTA planner says, people will need to live there

If Philadelphia wants to extend the subway line to the Navy Yard, as called for in the city-wide portion of the Philadelphia2035 comprehensive plan, residential development needs to be part of…

Changes made to city-wide comprehensive plan, including its name

The city-wide portion of the city's new comprehensive plan is getting renamed, among other changes. Instead of Philadelphia2035, it will now be called The Comprehensive Plan/Citywide Vision, planner Alan Urek, director…

More time to comment on the draft of the citywide comprehensive plan

Anyone who wants to comment on the draft of the citywide comprehensive plan has more time to do so.The Philadelphia City Planning Commission has extended the public comment period for…

Deputy Mayor Greenberger to discuss how the comprehensive plan will impact Fishtown, river wards

Deputy Mayor for Planning and Commerce Alan Greenberger is guest speaker at the Feb. 17 Fishtown Neighbors Association meeting. Greenberger, who is also the chairman of the planning commission, will review…

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