City planners Tuesday released the draft of Philadelphia's first city-wide comprehensive plan since 1960.
“This is a very exciting first step,” said Alan Greenberger, Philadelphia City Planning Commision executive director and deputy mayor for planning and commerce.
Yet, even though it's been about two years in the making, this is only the beginning of Philadelphia2035, said Alan Urek, Director, Strategic Planning & Policy Division, who gave an overview of the document to the commission Tuesday afternoon.
Commissioners will need time to review the document, which has also been posted on the planning website and the Philadelphia2035 Facebook page so the public can do the same, Urek said.
On March 1, a website dedicated to the comprehensive plan, www.phila2035.org, will be launched, he said. Also in March, an open house will be held at the Center for Architecture that will allow the public to ask questions about the plan.
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