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Planning Commission approves Reading Viaduct acquisition

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission voted yesterday to approve a bill authorizing the city to acquire part of the Reading Viaduct for the development of a public park.

Can you imagine a different outcome? As far as we can tell, this project has zero opponents.

See previous coverage here.

Watch full video of the hearing below

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Jared Brey, Reporter

Jared Brey is a freelance reporter based in Philadelphia. His work has been featured in Philadelphia magazine, Hidden CityThe Philadelphia InquirerCity & State, and other publications. He covered development, zoning policy, historic preservation, and city government for PlanPhilly from 2011-2016. 



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