Mar 29

Philadelphia City Planning Commission added a...

Civic Design Review is an opportunity for major development projects to be reviewed in a public forum and be evaluated against consistent standards. For more information visit: http://www.phila.gov/CityPlanning/projectreviews/Pages/CivicDesignReview.aspx TENTATIVE AGENDA 1. 3900-46 Walnut Street, Amendment to the University of Pennsylvania Master Plan (previously heard at the March 6, 2018 CDR Meeting) Zoned: SP- INS, (Special Purpose - Institutional), Major Amendment to a Master Plan Gross Square Footage: 250,000 square feet Uses: 113 suites housing 450 students, 4 faculty apartments Accessory coffee bar, multipurpose room, kitchen and support Parking: 63 auto parking spaces at Walnut 40 Garage Developer: Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania Architect: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson PCPC Staff Presenter: Keith F. Davis 2. 702-714 Sansom Street (previously heard at the February 6, 2018 CDR Meeting) Zoned: CMX-5 (Commercial-Mixed-Use District) Gross Square Footage: 140,209 square feet on 24 floors (135,539 square feet residential, 4,670 square feet retail space) Uses: 85 residential dwelling units and one retail space Parking: 61 off-site auto parking spaces (within 1000 feet of site) Developer: Toll Washington Square LP Architect: SLCE Architects LLP Attorney: Ronald Patterson, Esq., Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg, LLP PCPC Staff Presenter: Jack Conviser 3. 1301 W. Diamond Street, Amendment to the Temple University Master Plan Zoned: RM1 & CMX-2 (Residential Multi-family, Commercial-Mixed Use) Proposed Revision to Temple University SP-INS Master Plan to include the parcel of land known as "1301 W. Diamond St." Gross Square Footage: 95,000 square feet Uses: Full service, interdisciplinary educational and community engagement center referred to as the "Alpha Center" Parking: Parking incorporated into existing Temple Univ. Master Plan Developer: Temple University Architect: Strada IIc Attorney: Neil Sklaroff, Esq. Ballard Spahr PCPC Staff Presenter: Keith F. Davis 4. 1102-48 North 2nd Street (previously heard at the February 6, 2018 CDR Meeting) Zoned: CMX-3 (Commercial-Mixed Use District) Gross Square Footage: 129,358 square feet, (116,652 square feet residential, 12,706 square feet commercial space) Uses: 84 dwelling units: 10 duplexes, one 17-unit multi-family dwelling, one 44-unit mixed-use building with one commercial unit, one 3-unit mixed-use building with one commercial unit Parking: 37 automobile parking spaces Developer: Streamline Philly Architect: Harman Deutsch Attorney: David Orphanides, Esq., Orphanides and Toner, LLP PCPC Staff Presenter: Sarah Richardsen 5. 1102-34 Germantown Avenue Zoned: CMX-3 (Commercial-Mixed-Use District) Gross Square Footage: 104,471 square feet (100,185 square feet residential, 4,286 square feet commercial space) Uses: 67 dwelling units: one duplex dwelling, one 6-family dwelling, five 7-family dwellings, one 24-unit mixed-use building with one commercial unit Parking: 21 automobile parking spaces Developer: Streamline Philly Architect: Harman Deutsch Attorney: David Orphanides, Esq., Orphanides and Toner, LLP PCPC Staff Presenter: Sarah Richardsen 6. 1 Leverington Avenue (previously heard as a Master Plan at the Jan 9, 2018 CDR meeting) Zoned: RMX-2 (Residential Multi-Family) Gross Square Footage: 246,830 square feet Uses: 63 dwelling units Parking: 138 automobile parking spaces (includes garages) Developer: D3 Development, LLC and Concordia Group, LLC Architect: Varenhorst Attorney: Dan Riesman, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC PCPC Presenter: Alex Smith 7. 2500 E. Tioga Street Zoned: I-2 (Industrial) Gross Square Footage: 188,123 square feet Uses: 118 dwelling units Parking: 74 automobile parking spaces Developer: Richmond Square Associates Architect: PZS Architects Attorney: Shawn D. Ward, Esq. PCPC Staff Presenter: Jack Conviser

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Mar 26

Philadelphia City Planning Commission added 5...

Thank you Upper Northwest for coming out and giving us your feedback tonight for the 2nd #Phila2035 meeting in your district!


Mar 16

Philadelphia City Planning Commission added a...

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) guides the physical growth of Philadelphia with plans and policies that lead to the creation of well-designed, sustainable and equitable places to live, work, and visit. Monthly Commission meetings are open to the public! TENTATIVE AGENDA 1. Action item: Approval of the Meeting Minutes for February 20, 2018. 2. Executive Director's Update. 3. Action Item: Acceptance of Chinatown Neighborhood Plan (Presented by John Chin, Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation) 4. Action Item: Review and comment on proposed "1416-1432 W Girard Avenue Historic District," nominated to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places (Presented by Laura DiPasquale, Philadelphia Historical Commission). 5. Action Item: Bill No: 180099: "An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Master Street, 28th Street, Thompson Street, and 27th Street." Introduced by Councilmember Greenlee for Council President Clarke on February 15, 2018. (Presented by David Fecteau) 6. Action Item: Introduction of St. Mary's Master Plan - Introduced by Councilmember Jones on February 15th and 22nd, 2018. (Presented by Matt Wysong) a) Bill No: 180101: "An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Silverwood Street,Gay Street, Baker Street, and Carson Street; and to adopt a Master Plan for the former St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and adjacent parcels; all under certain terms and conditions." b) Bill No. 180135: "An Ordinance amending Chapter 14-500 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Overlay Zoning Districts,' by adding a new Section 14-521, entitled '/STM St. Mary's Master Plan Overlay,' and making other technical changes." 7. Action Item: Bill No. 180137: "An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Adams Avenue, Tabor Avenue, Harrison Street, Whitaker Avenue, Roosevelt Boulevard, Bingham Street, East Olney Avenue, North Front Street, Nedro Avenue, Hammond Avenue, and Crescentville Road." Introduced by Councilmember Parker on February 22, 2018 (Presented by Larissa Klevan) 8. Action Item: Remapping of the Holmesburg Neighborhood - Introduced by Councilmember Henon on March 1, 2018. (Presented by Larissa Klevan) a) Bill No. 180172: "An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Oakmont Street, Torresdale Avenue, Pennypack Creek, Rhawn Street, and Rowland Avenue." b) Bill No. 180173: "An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Sheffield Avenue, Leon Street, Solly Avenue, Frankford Avenue, Stanwood Street, and Erdrick Street." 9. Action Item: Bill No. 180169: "An Ordinance amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Zoning and Planning,' by revising Chapter 14-700, entitled 'Development Standards,' by creating regulations for Semi-Detached Structures and making related changes, all under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Henon on March 1, 2018. (Presented by Andrew Meloney) 10. Action Item: Bill No. 180170: "An Ordinance authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 322 by striking from the City Plan and vacating Glenloch Place from Megargee Street to its terminus northeastwardly therefrom, striking from the City Plan and vacating Ditman Street from a point southwest of Tolbut Street to its terminus further southwestwardly therefrom, and striking from the City Plan and abandoning a certain drainage right-of-way which extends between the said termini of Glenloch Place and Ditman Street, under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Henon on March 1, 2018. (Presented by Sarah Chiu) 11. Action Item: Bill No. 180171: "An Ordinance amending Section 9-208 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Sidewalk Cafes,' by permitting sidewalk cafes to be maintained on Frankford Avenue, both sides, from Bleigh Avenue to Wellington Street; and Cottman Avenue, both sides, from Frankford Avenue to Leon Street, all under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Henon on March 1, 2018. (Presented by Sarah Chiu) 12. Action Item: Bill No. 180216: "An Ordinance authorizing Timothy McGuriman of St. Joseph's University to construct, own, and maintain a proposed sidewalk café and planters encroachment at 2461-81 N. 54th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19131, under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Jones on March 8, 2018. (Presented by Sarah Chiu) 13. Action Item: Bill No: 180104: "An Ordinance authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to convey, to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, certain parcels of land situate at 130 West Westmoreland Street, with any improvements thereon, for further conveyance, all under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez on February 15, 2018 (Presented by Ashley Richards) PREVIOUS POLICY 14. Action Item: Bill No. 180097: "An Ordinance to amend the Master Plan for the University of Pennsylvania, and to approve the proposed addition to 3620 Locust Walk." Introduced by Councilmember Blackwell on February 15, 2018 15. Action Item: Bill No. 180105: "An Ordinance authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to convey, to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, certain parcels of land situate at 3300 North Front Street, with any improvements thereon, for further conveyance, all under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez on February 15, 2018. 16. Action Item: Bill No. 180136: "An Ordinance amending Section 2 of an Ordinance (Bill No. 140902) approved March 4, 2015, entitled 'An Ordinance authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan Nos. 224 and 232 by striking from the City Plan and vacating Cayuga Street from Whitaker Avenue to its terminus eastwardly therefrom and reserving and placing on the City Plan a right-of-way for sewer and drainage purposes within the lines of Cayuga Street being stricken and authorizing acceptance of the grant to the City of the said right-of-way, under certain terms and conditions,' by extending the period for compliance with the terms and conditions stated therein." Introduced by Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez on February 22, 2018. This bill is for an extension of time for a previously approved Bill. 17. Action Item: Bill No: 180217: "An Ordinance amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled 'Zoning and Planning,' by revising requirements for accessory signs, located within the area bounded by Juniper Street, East Passyunk Avenue and Mifflin Street, under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Squilla on March 8, 2018

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Mar 13

📢Philadelphia Land Bank seeking proposals fro...

📢Philadelphia Land Bank seeking proposals from developers to acquire and develop some or all of eight parcels in a row on the 1900 block of North 33rd Street 🏘️

    RFP
    Not all Land Bank property is sold or leased through an Expression of Interest. Sometimes the Land Bank will solicit potential buyers to develop a property, or properties, through a Request for Proposals (RFP). Potential bidders can submit questions by e-mail as outlined in each RFP.
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Mar 12

Philadelphia City Planning Commission added a...

Monthly Art Commission meetings are open to the public! The Art Commission is Philadelphia’s design review board. It must approve the design of all construction projects located on City property or funded with City money. The Commission must also approve the design of anything constructed or installed on or over the public right-of-way (aka streets and sidewalks) as well as all public art to be acquired by the City or placed on public property. Tentative Agenda: Meeting of the Art & Architecture Committee 1. 14-18 New Building Coffee Stand Dilworth Park 2. 13-18 New Building Visitor Kiosk JFK Plaza / Love Park Meeting of the Philadelphia Art Commission Administrative Approval 1. 38-18 Repair/Reconstruction Pier 271 3701 North Delaware Avenue Committee Reports Art & Architecture Committee - March 3, 2018 Sign Committee January 17, 2018 287-17 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts 128 North Broad Street February 21, 2018 1. 24-18 PetSmart 1000 S. Broad Street 2. 264-17 Philly’s Gourmet 114 Market Street 3. 25-18 Buffalo Exchange 1520-22 Chestnut Street 4. 26-18 Sephora 1714 Chestnut Street 5. 288-17 Fink’s 4633 Princeton Avenue 6. 27-18 T J Maxx 1100 Market Street 7. 28-18 Drexel University Kline School of Law 1200 Chestnut Street 8. 29-18 Pier 5 Condominium 7 N. Columbus Boulevard 9. 30-18 WeWork 211 S. 15th Street 10. 31-18 WAWA 600 Chestnut Street 11. 32-18 Mac Mart 1800 Chestnut Street 12. 33-18 Smokin’ Stogies 1800 Chestnut Street 13. 34-18 TD Bank 1726 Chestnut Street 14. 35-18 solidcore 2116 Chestnut Street

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Feb 24

2 upcoming open houses about potential improv...

2 upcoming open houses about potential improvements to Roosevelt Boulevard with Office of Transportation & Infrastructure Systems! Tuesday, February 27, 6:00 - 8:00PM Regal Ballroom, 5411 Oxford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA Wednesday, February 28, 6:00 - 8:00PM Radisson Hotel, 2400 Old Lincoln Highway, Trevose, PA

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Feb 22

Join us for a special Planning Commission Mee...

Join us for a special Planning Commission Meeting on Tuesday, February 27th at 2pm, 1515 Arch Street, 18th Floor. The Recommended FY2019-2024 Capital Program and FY2019 Capital Budget will be the only agenda item.


Feb 15

Philadelphia City Planning Commission added a...

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) guides the physical growth of Philadelphia with plans and policies that lead to the creation of well-designed, efficient and equitable places to live, work, and visit. Monthly Commission meetings are open to the public! 1. Action Item: Approval of the Meeting Minutes for January 16, 2018. 2. Executive Director's Update. STAFF PRESENTATIONS 3. Staff Presentation: Scrapyards and Auto Wrecking - White Paper (Presented by Martine DeCamp) 4. Staff Presentation: Upper Northwest District Plan Update (Presented by Ian Hegarty) 5. Action Item: Street type designation amendments - Complete Streets. (Presented by David Kanthor) 6. Action Item: Recommended FY2019-2024 Capital Program and Budget (Presented by John Haak) ZONING REMAPPING 7. Action Item: Zoning Bill No. 180003: "An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Girard Avenue, 5th Street, Spring Garden Street, 8th Street, Brown Street, and 9th Street, all under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilman Greenlee for Council President Clarke on January 25, 2018. (Presented by Ian Litwin) 8. Action Item: Zoning Bill No. 180005: "An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Euclid Street, 53rd Street, Morse Street, and Georges Lane." Introduced by Councilmember Jones on January 25, 2018. (Presented by Brian Wenrich) 9. Action Item: Zoning Bill 180075: "An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Ashton Road, Old Ashton Road, Welsh Road, Axe Factory Road, Winchester Avenue, Holme Avenue, and Holme Circle Introduced by Councilmember Henon on February 1, 2018 (Presented by Greg Waldman) ZONING BOARD 10. Action Item: ZBA Calendar #32187 for 2035 E Lehigh Street (CDR Review: February 6, 2018; ZBA Hearing Date: February 21, 2018; Presented by David Fecteau). ZONING CODE AMENDMENTS 11. Action Item: Zoning Bill No. 180008: "An Ordinance amending Section 14-513 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled '/TOD, Transit-Oriented Development Overlay District,' to revise requirements and to designate several Transit-Oriented Development Transit Stations, all under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Quiñones Sánchezon January 25, 2018 (Presented by Mason Austin) STREETS 12. Action Item: Streets Bill No. 180004: "An Ordinance legalizing an existing retaining wall encroachment at 289 Osborn Street, Philadelphia, PA 19128, under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Jones on January 25, 2018. (Presented by Sarah Chiu) 13. Action Item: Streets Bill No. 180009: "An Ordinance authorizing The Capital Group II, ('Owner') to install, own and maintain a proposed retaining wall and existing fence encroachment at 2000 McKinley Street, Philadelphia, PA 19149 ('Property'), under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez on January 25, 2018. (Presented by Sarah Chiu) 14. Action Item: Streets Bill 180080: "An Ordinance authorizing the relocation of the lines and the striking and abandonment of certain portions of a right-of-way reserved for drainage purposes and water main purposes extending from Meade Street to Gravers Lane, southwest of Shawnee Street on City Plan No. 165, thereby reducing the width of the said right-of-way, under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Basson February 1, 2018 (Presented by Sarah Chiu)

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Jan 29

Philadelphia City Planning Commission is at P...

Our city planners share their research on the #Phila2035 Upper Northwest District and what will happen at the first public meeting TONIGHT, January 29: https://www.facebook.com/events/298560647333836/ Can’t make it? Participate online here: https://www.phila2035.com/upper-northwest

    Philadelphia City Planning Commission
    Our city planners share their research on the #Phila2035 Upper Northwest District and what will happen at the first public meeting TONIGHT, January 29:...
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Jan 23

Philadelphia City Planning Commission is at C...

We had a packed house at #FutureInFocusPHL tonight! Congrats to the 2017 Citizen Planners! Thank you to our speakers: Dekonti Mends-Cole, Mayor Jim Kenney, Anne Fadullon, and Donna Carney of Philadelphia Citizens Planning Institute

    Philadelphia City Planning Commission
    We had a packed house at #FutureInFocusPHL tonight! Congrats to the 2017 Citizen Planners! Thank you to our speakers: Dekonti Mends-Cole, Mayor Jim Kenney, Anne Fadullon, and Donna Carney of...
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Jan 11

Philadelphia City Planning Commission added a...

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) guides the physical growth of Philadelphia with plans and policies that lead to the creation of well-designed, efficient and equitable places to live, work, and visit. Monthly Commission meetings are open to the public! 1. Action Item: Approval of the Meeting Minutes for December 12, 2017. 2. Executive Director’s Update. 3. Staff Presentation: University City Parking Study (Presented by David Kanthor) 4. Staff Presentation: FY2019-2024 Capital Program and Budget Update (Presented by John Haak) 5. Staff Presentation: Five Year Review of Zoning Code - Progress Report (Presented by Mason Austin, Andrew Meloney and Ayse Unver) 6. Action Item: Adoption of the North District Plan. (Presented by Ashley Richards) 7. Action Item: Zoning Bill No. 170985: “An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Civic Center Boulevard, University Avenue, Spruce Street, and 34th Street.” Introduced by Councilmember Blackwell on November 16, 2017. (Presented by Martine Decamp) 8. Action Item: Zoning Bill No. 170997 “An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded on the northeast by the Manayunk Canal, on the southeast by Green Lane, on the southwest by the Schuylkill River, and on the northwest by Leverington Avenue with a straight line extending from Leverington Avenue to the Schuylkill River. Further to approve the Residential Mixed-Use-2 District (RMX-2) Master Plan for the foregoing designated areas of land. Further, to amend certain provisions of Section 14-503 of The Philadelphia Code in connection with foregoing Master Plan. Further, to amend the Property Maintenance Code to exclude the foregoing Master Plan from certain provisions of said Property Maintenance Code.” Introduced by Councilmember Jones on November 16, 2017. (Presented by Marty Gregorski) 9. Action Item: Zoning Bill No. 171128: “An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Moore Street, Sixth Street, McClellan Street, and Seventh Street.” Introduced by Councilmember Squilla on December 14, 2017 (Presented by Nicole Ozdemir) PREVIOUS POLICY 10. Bill 171084: “Authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, to acquire fee simple title or a lesser real estate interest to all or a portion of a parcel or parcels of land located in and about the area bounded by North Broad Street, Noble Street, 13th Street, and the building known as 401 North Broad Street, all under certain terms and conditions.” Introduced by Councilmember Squilla on December 7, 2017

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