Last year, the City released Phila2035, a comprehensive plan for shaping the city for the next 25 years. Sure, sounds great. But how?
Plan for the future
Adopted by the City Planning Commission last June, the plans were organized into four chapters, defining the context, building on our strengths, framing our future, and making it happen. Simple enough? Filtering down from the citywide version, Phila2035 has divided the city into 18 districts, decreeing a plan that incorporates collaboration between residents, community organizations and city officials.
This month marks the first planning meetings for the Central district, an area that includes, Northern Liberties, East Poplar, West Poplar, Callowhill, Old City, Chinatown, Society Hill, Washington Square West, Queen Village, Bella Vista, Hawthorne, Francisville, Fairmount, Spring Garden, Logan Square, Rittenhouse Square and Southwest Center City. Yes, just about every part of…