Sign In
City of Philadelphia

Commission Minutes 1943 to 1969

Minutes from 1960 to 1969


1969


1968


1967


1966


1965


1964


1963

January 8 1963
Request from the Department of Public Property, land acquisition for parking purposes: two property abutting the west side of the Philadelphia, Newtown and New York Railroad between Rhawn Street and Hartel Street. Request from the Department of Public Property, land acquisition for parking purposes, 5923 through 5931 Market Street. Approval of Plan for Center City. Certification of Center City Redevelopment Area. Portion of final plat, area at 3rd and Spruce Streets (SD-1270).  Portion of final plat, area northwest of Hartranft and 17th Streets, south of Geary Street (SD-1231). Preliminary land use plan for the Whitman Redevelopment Area. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2135) Frankford and Glenwood Avenues; (Bill #2144) Bustleton Avenue and Murray Street; (Bill #2145) Cottman and Whitaker Avenues; (Bill #2146) Roosevelt Boulevard and Grant Avenue; (Bill #2147) Red Lion and Academy Roads; (Bill #2148) Red Lion and Calera Roads; (Bill #2149) Keswick and Red Lion Roads; (Bill #2153) Shawmont and Ridge Avenues. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #2129) approving the acceptance by the City of Philadelphia of a grant offer of the Housing and Home Finance Agency, Community Facilities Administration, of federal assistance connected with certain projects which were the subject of several applications by the City of Philadelphia. Property ordinances: (Bill #2130) 50th and Brown Streets; (Bill #2131) 55th and Poplar Streets; (Bill #2133) Parker Avenue and Pechin Street for recreational purposes; (Bill #2150) Henry and Summit Avenues for park purposes. Street ordinances: (Bill #2132) area bounded by Lindbergh Boulevard, Lindbergh Boulevard extended, Island Avenue, Buist Avenue, 73rd Street, Dicks Avenue, 70th Street, Reedbird Place, a drainage right-of-way, Waxwing Place, and 70th Street; (Bill #2134) 9th Street; (Bill #2136) Amend Section 11-604 of the Philadelphia Code, relating to encroachments upon and obstructions of the street, by authorizing the installation of curb or sidewalk posts; (Bill #2140) water main right-of-way from Knights Road to Byberry Road; (Bill #2151) Mechanic Street. Bills in Accord with Previously Approved Policy: City Plan changes: Taney Street, Fulton Street; Bloomfield Avenue, Oswald Avenue; Barlow Street.

January 22 1963
Minutes of December 18, 1962 and January 8, 1963. Personnel. Sports Stadium report. Portion of final plat, area west side of Bustleton Avenue south of Avon Street (SD-1197).  Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2145) Cottman and Whitaker Avenues; (Bill #2158) Wigard and Henry Avenues; (Bill #2169) area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Evarts Street, Cottage Street, and Megargee Street. Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #2166) Redevelopment proposal for the Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #3. Public Property ordinance: (Bill #2159) 2231-33 Martha Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #2161) Bath Street; (Bill #2167) Melrose Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Westminster Avenue; Towanda Street; Fort Mifflin area connection between Delaware Expressway and Penrose Avenue; Chesterfield Road, Whitehall Lane; Geary Street, Hoyt Street; 56th Street. Items in Accord with Previously Approved Policy: (Property Bill #2155) 50th and Funston Streets; (Property Bill #2171) certain plots of land under the elevated portion of Roosevelt Boulevard extension for parking purposes; (Street Bill #2160) Reynolds Street; (Street Bill #2164) Marshall Street; City Plan changes (Confirmation plans) Cairns Street; Old York Road; Pine Road.

February 5 1963
Minutes of January 22, 1963. Army Piers Redevelopment Area Plan. Center City Redevelopment Area Plan. Urban Renewal Proposal, Independence Mall, unit #1. Preliminary plat, area southwest side of Shawmont Avenue approximately 500 ft southeast of Ridge Avenue through to Wigard Street (SD-1476).  Revised final plat, area at Knights Road and Ronnald Drive (SD-391). Recommendations requested by the Department of Public Property: proposed sale of land at 1548-50 Bambrey Street; 334 Bainbridge Street; 2333 N 20th Street; 1429-31 N Marshall Street; 1401 Marlborough Street. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2145) Cottman and Whitaker Avenues; (Bill #2169) area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Evarts Street, Cottage Street, and Megargee Street; (Bill #2175) Welsh and Morefield Roads; (Bill #2189) Decatur and Comly Roads. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #2190) authorize the President of the Fairmount Park Commission to file an application with the National Park Service to declare the Wissahickon Valley in the City of Philadelphia a national historical site. Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #2166) Proposal for redevelopment of Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #3. Street ordinances: (Bill #2156) Portions of beds of streets and footways within and bordering the campus of the University of Pennsylvania; (Bill #2179) easement over a parcel of land lying in the bed of Curtin Street west of Broad Street; (Bill #2183) League Street, Kimball Street; (Bill #2184) Academy Road; (Bill #2192) Johnston Street, Cairns Street, Galloway Street. Proposed City Plan change: slip between Pier 80 and Pier 82 (Jackson Street). Items in Accord with Previously Approved Policy: (Street Bill #2172) Locust Street; (Redevelopment Bill #2173) redevelopment contracts for the Washington Square Redevelopment Area, Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1; (Property Bill #2174) Rhawn Street and Oxford Avenue for parking. 

February 19 1963
Center City Redevelopment Area Plan. Recommended change to zoning ordinance: proposed amendments to C-3, C-4, and C-5 Commercial Districts. Personnel. Approval of consultant contract, Remaldo Giurgola, $9,000. Contract for photographic services, Lawrence Williams, $1,000. Approval of Redevelopment Proposal, Eastwick Redevelopment Area, 7900 Buist Avenue. Report on Comprehensive Plan, July 1961 to June 1962. Request of Department of Public Property re former firehouse at southeast corner of Erie Avenue and Marshall Street. Preliminary plat, Lindbergh Avenue, Eastwick Avenue and 65th Street (SD-1245). Final plat, area of Greenmount Road and Denman Street (SD-1430). Preliminary plat, area of Woodhaven Road west of Bustleton Avenue (SD-1097).  Preliminary plat, area southwest of Wigard Avenue, southwest of Henry Avenue (SD-1482). Preliminary plat, area south of Bigler Street, west of 7th Street (SD-1483). Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2096) School House Lane and Wissahickon Avenue; (Bill #2196) area bounded by 10th Street, Clarkson Street, 11th Street and Tabor Road; (Bill #2201) Wallace and Broad Streets; (Bill #2204) area lying between the southwesterly line of the Schuylkill River and the southeasterly property line of the Reading Company; (Bill #2211) Frankford Avenue and Hellerman Street; (Bill #2215) Tomlinson Road and Bustleton Avenue; (Bill #2216) Red Lion Road and Ferndale Street; (Bill #2217) Bustleton Avenue and Chestnut Lane. Public Property ordinance: (Bill #2207) 40th Street and Baltimore Avenue. Street ordinances (Bill #2212) State Road; (Bill #2218) McKean Street, Vandalia Street and Mifflin Street; (Bill #2219) Delaware Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: Herbert Street; Richmond Street, Allegheny Avenue, Bath Street, Lippincott Street, Allen Street and Cambria Street. Proposed street closings: Temple University Development Plan. Items in Accord with Previously Approved Policy: (Property Bill #2203) 49th and Market Streets for parking purposes; (Street Bill #2197) Mattis Street; (Street Bill #2200) Clarion Street; (Street Bill #2220) 17th Street, 18th Street, 19th Street, Geary Street, Denfield Place, Hulseman Place; City Plan changes (Confirmation plans) Dekalb Street; marginal park strip along the Northeast Freeway.

March 5 1963
Minutes of February 5 and 19, 1963. Amendment to Pratt Street Redevelopment Area Plan. Change in Comprehensive Plan, Brewerytown Area. Public Property ordinance (Bill #2207): 40th Street and Baltimore Avenue. Street ordinances: (Bill #2218) McKean Street, Vandalia Street, Mifflin Street; (Bill #2219) Delaware Avenue; (Bill #2220) 17th Street, 18th Street, 19th Street, Geary Street, Denfield Place, Hulseman Place. Miscellaneous ordinance (Bill #2222): authorize creation of a loan for $3.9 million for the extension, construction, improvement and equipment of buildings for police, fire and other municipal purposes, and the acquisition of land, property and equipment therefor, and toward extension, construction, improvement and equipment of the Free Library of Philadelphia. 

March 19 1963
Minutes of March 5, 1963. Contract for cleaning of Panorama. Playgrounds for Brewerytown Area. Scattered site public housing. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2238) Livezey Street and Henry Avenue; (Bill #2251) Rhawn Street and Summerdale Avenue; (Bill #2286) Hartranft and 20th Streets, Hartranft and Geary Streets. Redevelopment ordinances: (Bill #2257) General neighborhood renewal plan for the Haddington Redevelopment Area, Haddington General Neighborhood Renewal Area; (Bill #2258) request reservation of federal Capital Grant funds, approve the undertaking of surveys and plans for an urban renewal project, authorize filing an application for federal advance of funds for the Haddington Urban Renewal Area, unit #1. Street ordinance: (Bill #2241) drainage rights-of-way from the intersection of Girard Avenue, Dyott Street and Norris Street to Dyott and York Streets. Proposed City Plan changes: 9th Street; Ralston Street; Cove Place, Norcross Place, Fairgreen Lane, Woodbridge Road, Saxton Road, Boeing Lane, Cliffside Road, Ansonia Road, Ansonia Place, Ashton Road. Capital Program and Budget ordinances: (Bills #2260, #2261, #2262, #2263, #2283 and #2284). Items in Accord with Previously Approved Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #2237) Redevelopment contract for a portion of the Eastwick Urban Renewal Area; (Property Bill #2239) Frankford and Kensington Avenues for parking; (Property Bill #2240) Frankford Avenue and Womrath Street for parking; (Property Bill #2243) 2618 Fulton Street; (Property Bill #2252) Erie Avenue and Marshall Street; (Property Bill #2267) 1241-45 N Front Street; (Property Bill #2268) 8th and Dickinson Streets for parking; (Street Bill #2245) reconstruction of a bridge on the line of Spring Garden Street over the Pennsylvania Railroad tracks between 31st Street and the Schuylkill River; City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Melrose; Poquessing Creek Drive, Deerpath Lane.

April 2 1963
Minutes of March 19, 1963. Philadelphia Housing Authority: 500 Use House 1963 Program. Height of buildings within three miles of City Hall. Contract with Walter Weissman for Philadelphia Panorama. Contract with Aero Services for aerial photographs. Contract with Mutual Clipping Service. Request of Department of Public Property, gift of land, Cheltenham Township. Request of Department of Public Property re Parkway Garage. Haddington General Neighborhood Renewal Plan. Final plat, area northeast corner of 7th and Brown Streets (SD-1305). Zoning ordinance: (Bill #2300) area bounded by Walnut Street, 22nd Street, South Street and the Schuylkill River. Redevelopment ordinances: (Bill #2257) approve the General Neighborhood Renewal Plan for the Haddington Redevelopment Area, Haddington General Neighborhood Renewal Area; (Bill #2258) request the reservation of federal capital grant funds, approve the undertaking of surveys and plans for an urban renewal project, authorize filing of an application for federal advance of funds with respect to the Haddington Urban Renewal Area, unit #1. Streets ordinances: (Bill #2247) Mather Street; (Bill #2291) Marshall Road; (Bill #2292) Jenks Street; (Bill #2301) Westmoreland Street; (Bill #2310) Sansom Street; (Bill #2311) Ferndale Street; (Bill #2312) Foster Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Hartranft Street; Ritner Street; Clarion Street, Appletree Street; Sartain Street. Items in Accord with Previously Approved Policy: (Street Bill #2304) Berks Street, Iseminger Street, Camac Street, Fawn Street; (Street Bill #2305) Annsbury Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans) area bounded by Lindbergh Boulevard and Lindbergh Boulevard extension, etc.; Marshall Street; Appletree Street; Pennsylvania Boulevard, 16th Street; Reynolds Street.

April 16 1963
Minutes of April 2, 1963. Request of Zoning Board of Adjustment re 23rd Street, Pennsylvania Avenue and Judson Street. Request of the Department of Public Property: 10th Street and Pattison Avenue. Request of Department of Public Property re 44th and Market Streets (Housing Authority). Personnel. Temple University 1970 Development Plan. Final plat for the area at the northeast corner of 7th and Brown Streets (SD-1305). Revised final plat, Eastwick Redevelopment Area. Reconsideration of Bill #2211: Zoning Change for Frankford Avenue and Hellerman Street. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2322) portion of area bounded by Mulberry Street, Foulkrod Street, Tackawana Street, and an irregular line southwest of Foulkrod Street; (Bill #2325) 22nd Street and Panama Street; (Bill #2326) area bounded by Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Cherry Street and 18th Street; (Bill #2336) Ashton Road and Woodbridge Road. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #2337) accept a grant offer of the Housing and Home Finance Agency, Community Facilities Administration, for federal assistance in connection with certain projects for which the City of Philadelphia has made application under the Federal Public Works Acceleration Act. Street ordinance (Bill #2310) Sansom Street. Public property ordinances: (Bill #2323) 711-23 S Broad Street for a fire station; (Bill #2327) James and Fitler Streets for parking; (Bill #2338) 1644 Passyunk Avenue for parking. Proposed City Plan changes: Camac Street, Fawn Street, Stiles Street, Cabot Street, Seybert Street, Thompson Street; Hutchinson Street; Southampton Avenue; 9th Street, Roselyn Street. Items in Accord with Previously Approved Policy: (Street Bill #2321) Addison Street, Waverly Street; City Plan changes: Mechanic Street; League Street; tract of land at Grakyn Lane and Skye Drive; Sackett Street; Knights Road.

May 7 1963
Minutes of April 16, 1963. Personnel. Zoning Board of Adjustment request, Judson Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. Zoning Board of Adjustment request, 1720-22 Lombard Street through to Naudain Street. Requests of Department of Public Property, disposition of properties acquired at Sheriff Sale. Request of Department of Public Property, 10th Street and Pattison Avenue. Port Richmond Redevelopment Area Plan.  University of Pennsylvania Development Plan. Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area: proposed amendment to the Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan. Plans for Pennsylvania Hospital parking garage. Final plat, Eastwick, Bittern Place (SD-1245). Revised preliminary plat, Chesterfield Road, Morrell Tract (SD-319). Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2343) Fisher Avenue and Marshall Street; (Bill #2357) Willits and Ashton Roads; (Bill #2358) Grant Avenue and Ashton Road, Grant Avenue and a railroad right-of-way; (Bill #2359) area at Montgomery County Line fronting on Rennard Street and Tomlinson Road; (Bill #2360) portion of area bounded by Markle Street, Pechin Street, Hermit Street and Manayunk Avenue; (Bill #2371) area bounded by Glendale Avenue, Bustleton Avenue and Lansing Street. Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #2365) Amend an ordinance approved September 28, 1962 approving the redevelopment contract for the Hartranft Redevelopment Area, Navy Housing Project, industrial parcel A and industrial parcel B.  Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #2361) Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to accept an offer of a grant from the United States of America Housing and Home Finance Agency, providing for federal aid in the preliminary planning of the Broad Street Subway northeast extension. Capital Program and Budget ordinances: (Bills #2367 and #2368). Public property ordinances: (Bill #2334) 20th and Callowhill Streets for parking; (Bill #2374) Mechanicsville and Meeting House Roads. Street ordinances: (Bill #2350) State Road; (Bill #2369) Torresdale Avenue, Morrell Street, Tulip Street, Hegerman Street; (Bill #2375) Johnston Street, 2nd Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Pine Street; Faunce Street; Ferndale Street. Items in Accord with Previously Approved Policy: (Property Bill #2362) Ontario and Waterloo Streets; (Street Bill #2345) Ralston Street; (Street Bill #2366) Ruffner Street; City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Mattis Street; Locust Street; Huron Street.

May 21 1963
Minutes of May 7, 1963. Personnel. Redevelopment Authority request, Redevelopment Agreement for the East Poplar Urban Renewal Area, units #45 and 46. Redevelopment Authority request, Redevelopment Agreement for the East Poplar Urban Renewal Area, unit #10A. Redevelopment Authority request, Redevelopment Agreement for the Southwest Temple Urban Renewal Area. Information bulletin #8A General Population Characteristics and Trends. Plan for 18th Street to 20th Street, north side of Market Street. Request of Department of Public Property, health center, 45th Street and Haverford Avenue. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #2211, westerly corner of Frankford Avenue and Hellerman Street. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W651, southwest corner 3rd and Spruce Streets. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W686, west corner of Gypsy and School House Lanes. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W782, western corner of Haverford and Malvern Avenues. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W728, west side of Nixon Street, approximately 800 ft south of Shawmont Avenue. Preliminary Plat, Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area (SD-1504). Preliminary and final plat, area of Welsh and Wynmill Roads (SD-732).  Zoning ordinance: (Bill #2404) 10th Street and Pattison Avenue. Public Property ordinances: (Bill #2374) Mechanicsville and Meeting House Roads; (Bill #2410) Frankford Avenue and Rhawn Street for parking; (Bill #2413) Richmond and Kirkbride Streets for a fire station; (Bill #2416) D and Ontario Streets. Street ordinances: (Bill #2386) Cottage Street; (Bill #2417) Johnston Street, Galloway Street, Orianna Street, 4th Street, Leithgow Street; (Bill #2419) Hartranft Street, Hoyt Street, Warnock Street, Marvine Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Church Street. Items in Accordance with Previously Approved Policy: (Zoning Bill #2414) Amending Sections 140-304, 14-305 and 14-306 of the Philadelphia Code relating to the requirements of C-3, C-4 and C-5 Commercial Districts by changing requirements relating to building set-back lines, yards and courts, and increasing the basic floor area in the C-5 District; (Redevelopment Bill #2391) Redevelopment contract for a portion of the Washington Square Redevelopment Area, Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1; (Miscellaneous Bill #2401) Amend Chapter 14-2000 of the Philadelphia Code relating to special controls in areas abutting parkways, historical shrines and civic projects, by adding Section 14-2009 pertaining to the maximum permitted height of certain buildings; (Street Bill #2390) 9th Street; (Bill #2398) Matthias Street, Cinnaminson Street; (Bill #2402) Franklin Street, Darien Street, Pollock Street, League Island Road; (Street Bill #2405) 9th Street, Roselyn Street; (Street Bill #2418) Hartranft Street; City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Johnston Street, Cairns Street, Galloway Street; Clarion Street.

June 4 1963
Minutes of May 21, 1963. Redevelopment Proposal for West Mill Creek Redevelopment Area. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W742, southeast corner of Queen Lane, Schuyler Street and Wissahickon Avenue, proposed nine one-family dwellings. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W798, northwesterly corner of 32nd and Race Street, office building. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W977, northwest side of Conshohocken Avenue 1093 ft northeast of 40th Street, hospital. Zoning change and final plat, area at Reedbird Place and Waxwing Place (SD-1245). Items in Accordance with Previously Approved Policy: (Zoning Bill #2359) area at Montgomery County Line, fronting on Rennard Street and Tomlison Road; (Zoning Bill #2429) area bounded by Avon Street, Jeanes Street, Parlin Street and Heather Street; (Zoning Bill #2449) Knights Road and Frankford Avenue, Knights Road and Crestmont Avenue; Capital Program and Budget (Bills #2436, #2437, #2438, #2439, #2440, #2441, #2442 and #2443); (Property Bill #2425) Tulip and Dauphin Streets for parking; (Property Bill #2432) 4th and Somerset Street for parking; (Property Bill #2447) 20th and Callowhill Streets for parking; (Property Bill #2450) Hartwell Lane and St. Andrew Road for public park; Proposed City Plan changes: Gillespie Street; streets within a portion of North Cedar Hill Cemetery.  Items in Accordance with Previously Approved Policy: (Street Bill #2426) Somerton Avenue, Yersak Road, Heather Street, Hendrix Street, Jeanes Street, Welton Street, Halstead Street, Lockart Road, and Dumont Road, Ferndale Street, Persak Place, Pandrail Place, Depue Place, Woodhaven Plaza, Woodhaven Terrace, Woodhaven Place, Audubon Place; (Street Bill #2430) Crittenden Street, Anderson Street, Springfield Avenue; (Street Bill #2448) Ashton Road, Woodbridge Road, Fairgreen Lane, Sexton Road, Cove Place, Norcross Place, Boeing Lane, Cliffside Road, Ansonia Road, Ansonia Place; City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Dietrich Street, Bruce Avenue, Gregg Avenue, Redman Avenue, Heritage Avenue, Goodnaw Avenue, Nester Avenue; State Road. Philadelphia Museum College of Art ten-year development program. 

June 18 1963
Minutes of June 4, 1963. Request of Department of Public Property, 1429-35 N 8th Street, residential parking site. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W828, 22nd Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Parke Towne Place, erection of seven signs. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W861, 220 W Shawmont Avenue, erection of a 62-family dwelling. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W593, Krewstown Road and Gregg Street, apartment development. Redevelopment Bill #2460: Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #2, Rohm and Haas Company contract. Redevelopment Bill #2461: Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1.  East Poplar Redevelopment Area, East Poplar Urban Renewal Area, Third Amendment of the Redevelopment Proposal and Redevelopment Agreement for unit #33A. East Poplar Urban Renewal Area, unit #33A, R.W. Rexford Company Redevelopment Agreement. Contract for $3,000 for model making. Preliminary and final plat, area at south corner of Norwood Avenue and Sunset Avenue (SD-1509). Revised preliminary plat, area at Chalfont and Academy Roads (SD-845). Preliminary and final, area at Allen’s Lane, St. George’s Road and Sherman Street (SD-1517). Proposed City Plan change: 19th Street. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2359) area at Montgomery County Line fronting on Rennard Street and Tomlinson Road; (Bill #2457) Chew Avenue and 7th Street, Chew Avenue and Grange Avenue; (Bill #2459) area bounded by Tackawanna, Wilmot, Ditman and Meadow Street; (Bill #2473) portion of area bounded by Jefferson Street, 24th Street, Oxford Street and 22nd Street. Capital Program and Budget ordinances: (Bills #2491, #2492, #2493, #2494, #2495, #2496, #2497, #2498, #2503, #2504, #2499, #2500, #2501, #2502 and #2519). Street ordinance: (Bill #2419) Hartranft Street, Hoyt Street, Warnock Street, Marvine Street. Items in Accordance with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #2460) Redevelopment contract for the Independence Mall Redevelopment Area, Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #2; (Redevelopment Bill #2461) Redevelopment contract for the Washington Square Redevelopment Area, Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1; (Redevelopment Bill #2462) Redevelopment contracts for a portion of the Washington Square Redevelopment Area, Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1; (Redevelopment Bill #2467) Amend ordinances approved December 30, 1958 and September 18, 1959 authorizing the Streets Commissioner to enter into an agreement with the Redevelopment Authority providing for a contribution by the City of $5,400 toward the costs of widening Columbia Avenue from 11th Street to Hutchinson Street; (Redevelopment Bill #2474) Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan for the Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, Southwest Temple Urban Renewal Area; (Redevelopment Bill #2475) Redevelopment contract for a portion of the Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, Southwest Temple Urban Renewal Area; (Street Bill #2468) area bounded by Girard Avenue, 13th Street, Columbia Avenue, 12th Street, Thompson Street and 11th Street; (Street Bill #2469) area bounded by Girard Avenue, 13th Street, Oxford Street, 12th Street, Thompson Street and 11th Street; (Street Bill #2484) Valley Avenue; (Street Bill #2485) Kieffer Street, Domino Lane, Hagner Street, Renz Street, Hiola Road; (Property Bill #2476) Bambry and Dickinson Streets; (Property Bill #2478) 20th and Dauphin Streets; (Property Bill #2479) Marshall and Master Streets; (Property Bill #2480) Amber and Arizona Streets; (Property Bill #2481) Gaul and Sergeant Streets; (Property Bill #2482) Cumberland and Hancock Streets; (Property Bill #2483) Marlborough and Belgrade Streets; (Property Bill #2477) 4th and Bainbridge Street; City Plan change (Confirmation plan): Lakeside Avenue.

July 2 1963
Minutes for June 11 and 18, 1963. Personnel. Change to Comprehensive Plan: Brewerytown playground. Department of Public Property request re Tinicum Wildlife Refuge. Second amendment of Redevelopment Proposal and contract, East Poplar Redevelopment Area, units #4A and 5D. Model making contract for $5,000 for Luis Villa. Delaware River Pierhead, bulkhead landfill proposal. Information bulletins: (8B) General Housing Characteristics and Trends, Philadelphia and Environs, (8C) General Socio-Economic Characteristics and Trends, Philadelphia and Environs. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1098, southwesterly corner of Oxford Avenue and Langdon Street, proposed gasoline service station. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #1235, north corner of School House Lane and Wissahickon Avenue, apartment house. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1284, 11th and Lombard Streets, seven rehabilitated single-family dwellings, 19 new single-family dwellings. Final plat, area at Denfield, Hulseman and 18th Streets (SD-1231). Portion of final plat, area at 7th and Bigler Streets (SD-1483).  Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2508) Harley Street and Dowitcher Place; (Bill #2510) Walnut Lane and Morris Street; (Bill #2518) area bounded by 13th Street, Oxford Street, 12th Street and Flora Street, area bounded by 12th Street, Thompson Street, 11th Street and Stiles Street, southeasterly corner of Columbia Avenue and Hutchinson Street; (Bill #2528) portion of area bounded by 72nd Street, Paschall Avenue, Lloyd Street and Woodland Avenue, Greenway Avenue and Cobbs Creek Parkway; (Bill #2549) area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Port Royal Avenue, Henry Avenue and Seffert Street. Public Property ordinances: (Bill #2520) 16th and Arch Streets; (Bill #2522) Bustleton Avenue and Gorman Street; (Bill #2529) 2nd and Ontario Streets; (Bill #2533) 2nd and Reed Streets; (Bill #2534) Philip and Reed Streets; (Bill #2547) 50th and Funston Streets; (Bill #2548) Ridge Avenue and Calumet Street for park purposes. Street ordinances: Lee Lynn Lane; (Bill #2511) Granting permission to Philadelphia Electric Company, its successors or assigns to lay and maintain conduits, mains, pipes, manholes, fittings and accessories, to be used to convey steam from the boundary line of the PECO franchise territory on the north side of South Street, under the west footway of 18th Street, to Bainbridge Street, under the cartway of 18th Street from the west footway to the east footway, under the cartway of Bainbridge Street from the north footway to the south footway and to a connection with the Children’s Hospital at 18th and Bainbridge Street; (Bill #2514) Hegerman Street; (Bill #2515) Napier Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Norwood Street, Beechwood Street; Cabot Street; Bryn Mawr Avenue; Hewson Street; 12th Street; Jenks Street. Items in Accordance with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #2517) Redevelopment Proposal for a portion of the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, project A, unit #4A; (Miscellaneous Bill #2545) approve the acquisition, by the Philadelphia Housing Authority, for structures and tracts of land for re-use and development; (Public Property Bill #2521) 46th and Market Street; (Street Bill #2507) 56th Street; (Bill #2530) Herbert Street; (Bill #2550) Ritner Street; City Plan changes (Confirmation plans) Jerome Street. 

July 16 1963
Minutes of July 2, 1963. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1235, north corner of School House Lane and Wissahickon Avenue, apartment house. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1284, 11th and Lombard Streets, seven rehabilitated single-family dwellings and 19 new single-family dwellings. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1335, westerly corner of School House and Gypsy Lanes, apartment development. Discussion of zoning classification for northwesterly side of Livezey Street, 152 ft southwest of Henry Avenue. Request of Department of Public Property re southeast corner of 20th and Tasker Streets. Model making contract with Luis Villa for $3,000. Revised final plat, area southeast of Wigard Street and Valley Avenue (SD-271). Final plat, Southwest Temple Urban Renewal Area, Yorktown (SD-1504). Portion of final plat, area at 7th and Bigler Streets (SD-1483). Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2553) area bounded by Fisher Avenue, Marshall Street, Duncannon Avenue extended and North Pennsylvania Railroad; (Bill #2561) area bounded by Wessex Lane, West Crown Avenue, Morrell Avenue and Chesterfield Road; (Bill #2562) Willits Road and Holme Avenue. Miscellaneous ordinance (Bill #2552) Approving the fiscal 1994 Capital Budget and Forecast, 1964 through 1969, of the Philadelphia Gas Works Division of the United Gas Improvement Company, providing for the capital purposes of the Philadelphia Gas Works, including the supplying of all funds to be obtained in connection therewith. Proposed City Plan changes: Bryn Mawr Avenue; Melvale Street; Spencer Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #2556) Amend the ordinance approved December 24, 1959, as amended, approving the urban renewal plan as amended, the redevelopment proposal as amended, and the relocation plan for the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, East Poplar Urban Renewal Area by approving the third amendment of the redevelopment proposal and the urban renewal plan; (Redevelopment Bill #2557) Redevelopment contract for the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, East Poplar Urban Renewal Area, unit #33A; (Street Bill #2554) Gillespie Street; (Street Bill #2558) Chesterfield Road, Fordham Road; City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Franklin Street, Darien Street; 9th Street.

August 6 1963
Minutes of July 16, 1963. Proposed amendments to Zoning Code. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W-1464, 8772 Frankford Avenue, proposed apartment development. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1076, 917-25 Corinthian Avenue, northeast corner of Cambridge Street, proposed addition and extension. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1284, 1029-39 Lombard Street, northeast corner of 11th Street through to Waverly Street. Request of Department of Public Property re proposed sale of ground south of Packer Avenue. Reconsideration of Bill #2286: area northeast side of Hartranft Street. Revised final plat, area at southeast of Wigard Street at Valley Avenue (SD-271). Revised final plat, area at Jeannes Street and Pine Hill Avenue (SD-957). Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2569) Chelten and Wissahickon Avenues; (Bill #2577) part of area bounded by Queen, Christian, Bainbridge and League Streets, and Water and 4th Streets; (Bill #2605) area bounded by Cathedral Road, Ridge Avenue, Grakyn Lane, and Brierdale Road; (Bill #2610) Verree Road and Rhawn Street. Public property ordinances: (Bill #2584) Warnock Street, Diamond Street to Susquehanna Avenue; (Bill #2587) 15th and Market Streets. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #2565 and #2566). Proposed City Plan changes: Carwithian Street; Almond Street. Items in Accordance with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #2578) approving the redevelopment contract for a portion of the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, unit #10A; (Redevelopment Bill #2579) approving the redevelopment contract for a portion of the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, units #45 and #46; (Property Bill #2588) 20th and Tasker Streets; (Property Bill #2589) Erie Avenue and Marshall Street; (Property Bill #2590) Bulson Street and 8th Street, Camden, New Jersey; (Property Bill #2613) Youth Rehabilitation Center; (Street Bill #2563) Bryn Mawr Avenue; (Bill #2571) Jenks Street; (Bill #2574) Pine Street; (Bill #2603) 12th Street; (Bill #2604) Spencer Avenue; City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Stiles Street, Cabot Street, etc.; Thompson Street, Custis Place, Valley Forge Place, etc.

August 20 1963
Minutes of August 6, 1963. South Triangle Redevelopment Area Plan. West Philadelphia Redevelopment Area certification. Zoning Board of Adjustment area, calendar #W-1521, 7350 Oxford Avenue, proposed supermarket, store and ban. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W-1402, 2701 Lombard Street, proposed addition. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W-1602, 413-421 S 12th Street, five proposed single family dwellings. West Philadelphia parking study, Simpson and Curtin. Revised final plat, area southeast side of Wigard Street from Kieffer Street to Valley Avenue (SD-271). Public property ordinances: (Bill #2573) subsurface area bounded by 15th Street, Pennsylvania Boulevard, 16th Street and Arch Street for an underground parking garage; (Bill #2616) 19th and Oxford Streets; (Bill #2624) Master and Lawrence; (Bill #2564) State and Filbert Streets; (Bill #2580) Jackson Street and Linden Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: 29th Street; River Street, Jackson Street; Lynnewood Road; Ranstead Street. Items in Accordance with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #2627) Keswick Road, Byrne Road, Brookview Road, Calera Road; City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Valley Avenue; Ruffner Street; Johnston Street, 2nd Street.

September 10 1963
Minutes of August 20, 1963. Personnel. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1511, 251 Pine Street, conversion to a three-family dwelling. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1549, Holme Avenue, west side of Welsh Road. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1540, north side of Evergreen Avenue opposite Crefeld Street, apartment building. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1537, northwest corner of Germantown Avenue and Queen Lane, church parking lot. Request of Department of Public Property re acquisition of property at the southeast corner of 8th and Market Streets. Morton Redevelopment Area, units #1, #4, #5, #7. Germantown Redevelopment Area certification. Letter from Larry Smith re Germantown commercial area. Portion of final plat, area at Morrell Avenue and East Keswick Road. Revised preliminary plat, 638 Welsh Road (SD-1318). Preliminary plat, area at Livezey Street (SD-1530). Portion of final plat, area at Strahle Street, Benson and Horrock Streets (SD-72). Revised final plat, area at Academy Road and Nanton Drive (SD-822). Preliminary plat, Eastwick Redevelopment Area, stage B. Proposed City Plan changes: 29th Street; Lynnewood Road; Dock Street; Hulseman Street, 19th Street; Uber Street; Master Street, northwest corner of 31st and Thompson Streets; Devon Street; Alter Street; Delancey Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Hartranft Street; Berks Street, Iseminger Street; Matthias Street; Addison Street, Waverly Street; Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Arch Street, 15th Street.

September 24 1963
Request of Department of Public Property, parking site, 709-15 League Street. Request of the Department of Public Property, parking site, east side of Martha Street approximately 100 ft north of Ann Street. Bill #2683: Authorizing the purchase of ground, with buildings and improvements, at the northeast corner of Delaware and Snyder Avenues, from the United States of America, and authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to lease 37-39 South 2nd Street for seven years and to sub-lease these premises to the United States of America. Zoning ordinance: (Bill #2659) School House Lane and Morris Street. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #2630, #2631, #2653, #2654, #2632, #2650, #2651 and #2652). Public Property ordinances: (Bill #2662) Broad and Christian Streets; (Bill #2673) surface and subsurface easement on the north side of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway west of 15th Street; (Bill #2674) easement in Daisy Park Area of Fairmount Park. Street ordinances: (Bill #2648) Hoyt Street; (Bill #2658) Saybrook Avenue, Lloyd Street; (Bill #2665) Stevens Road. Proposed City Plan change: Mather Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #2661) 8th and Market Streets for transit purposes; (Street Bill #2657) 72nd Street; (Street Bill #2663) Alder Street, Warnock Street, Irving Street; (Bill #2664) Carwithan Street, Marshall Street; (Bill #2670) 23rd Street, Nassau Street, Bolton Street, Redner Street, Croskey Street, Jefferson Street, Oxford Street, 24th Street; City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): area bounded by Byberry Road, Bustleton Avenue, Woodhaven Road, Gifford Avenue, Hendrix Street, Ferndale Street, Waring Street, Waring Street extended northwestwardly to the Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line; 9th Street, Roselyn Street.

October 8 1963
Minutes of September 10 and 24, 1963. Personnel. East Poplar Redevelopment Area, East Poplar Urban Renewal Area, Fourth Amended Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan. East Poplar Urban Renewal Area, units #31A and #32 Redevelopment Agreement. East Poplar Urban Renewal Area, unit #40 Redevelopment Agreement. Department of Public Property, sales of the following properties: 776 N Bucknell Street, 1303 South Street, 2612 Cedar Street, 516 W Susquehanna Avenue, 1309 Crease Street. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1329, 5231-35 Germantown Avenue, beer distributor with truck storage. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1561, 4331-35 East Thompson Street, erection of a one-story addition as part of manufacturing-sheet metal fabrication. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #1857, block between Ludlow and Ranstead, 18th and 19th Streets and 1915-19 Chestnut Street, 29 story, 603 family building. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1841, Germantown Avenue and High Street, addition to Germantown High School. Preliminary plat, Morton Urban Renewal Area, units #1, #4, #5, and #7, Belfield Avenue, Haines Street, Baynton Street and High Street. Zoning ordinances: (#2678) area bounded by 70th Street, Waxwing Place and cul-de-sac, Finch Place, and Grosbeak Place and cul-de-sac; (Bill #2682) Haldeman Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard; (Bill #2698) part of the area bounded by Michener Street, Evans Street, Beyer Avenue, Hoff Street, Nester Street, Welsh Road, Bustleton Avenue, Grant Avenue and Clark Street, Nester Street and Welsh Road. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #2653, #2654). Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #2687) Authorize creation of a loan for $140,000 towards the purchase of voting machines. Public Property ordinances: (Bill #2700) 6th and Clearfield Streets, Fairhill and Clearfield Streets for parking; (Bill #2701) Point Breeze Avenue and Morris Street. Street ordinance: (Bill #2679) tunnel from northeast corner of 17th and Ionic Streets to southwest corner of 17th and Ionic Street. Proposed City Plan changes: 6th Street, 5th Street; Warnock Street; Sheaff Lane, Penrose Avenue, Pattison Avenue. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: Street Bill #2681) Vankirk Street, Comly Street, Benner Street, Farnsworth Street, Revere Street, Brous Avenue, Leonard Street; Hewson Street; Almond Street; Wynmill Road; 29th Street; City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Ashton Road, Woodbridge Road, Fairgreen Lane, Sexton Road, Cove Place, Norcross Place, Boeing Lane, Cliffside Road, Ansonia Road, Ansonia Place. 

October 22, 1963
Minutes of October 8, 1963. Department of Public Property, 2176 E Lehigh Avenue. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1402, 2701 Lombard Street, erection of an addition and use of property for blending and compounding lubricating oils and naval stores. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1848, 54th Street and City Avenue, erection of a new building for St. Joseph’s College. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1882, City Avenue and Presidential Boulevard, erection of 23-story building. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1974, northeast corner of Knights and Woodhaven Roads, gasoline service station. Revised final plat, area at Deerpath Lane, Greenmount Road and Denman Road (SD-1430). Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2709) area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Glenwood Avenue, Butler Street, Coral Street, and a line southwest of Glenwood Avenue and Butler Street; (Bill #2716) Chesterfield Road and Morrell Avenue, West Crown Avenue and Whitehall Lane, area bounded by West Crown Avenue, Whitehall Avenue and Sussex Lane, area bounded by Whitehall Lane, Sussex Lane, West Crown Avenue, Wessex Lane and a line east of Chesterfield Road; (Bill #2723) area bounded by Tulip Street, Harbison Avenue and Betts Street. Proposed City Plan changes: 8th Street; Mayland Street, Anderson Street; Marshall Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #2710) Church Street; (Bill #2718) Hulseman Street, 19th Street; (Bill #2719) Uber Street; City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Johnston Street, Galloway Street, Orianna Street; Jackson Street.

November 12 1963
Minutes of October 22, 1963. Personnel. Amendment to the Morton Redevelopment Area Plan. Franklin Institute Redevelopment Proposal and contract. Mount Olivet Redevelopment Proposal. Department of Public Property, sale of 633 Catherine Street. Department of Public Property, sale of 420 Poplar Street. Property Bill #2765: Authorizing the purchase of a plot of ground, with buildings and improvements, on the northeasterly side of Huntingdon Street, 204 ft southeastwardly from the southeasterly side of Kensington Avenue and extending through to the southwesterly side of Harold Street. Release of public information bulletin #7B Major Retail Centers of the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, 1958. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W2088, 1815 Walnut Street, 21-story addition to a four-story garage. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1857, block bounded by Ludlow, 19th, Ranstead and 20th Streets through to 1915-19 Chestnut Street, 209-story apartment building for 603 apartments, garage, three offices and three accessory stores. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1974, northeast corner of Knights and Woodhaven Roads, gasoline service station. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1846, northwest side of Castor Avenue, 170 ft southwest of Lansing Street, one-story building for a pharmacy.  Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1967, west corner of Byberry Road and Audubon Avenue, five-story apartment building. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2745) Haines and Boynton Streets, Haines and Morton Streets, Mechanic and Morton Streets, Magnolia and Haines Streets, Haines Street and Belfield Avenue; (Bill #2749) area bounded by Dock Street, Walnut Street and Front Street, area bounded by Delancey Street, Front Street, Lombard Street and 2nd Street, 3rd and Spruce Streets; (Bill #2750) area bounded by Beechwood Street, 22nd Street, Cherry Street and Arch Street; (Bill #2762) 19th Street and Wagner Avenue; (Bill #2763) Ivy Hill Road and Mansfield Avenue; (Bill #2764) Wadsworth and Cheltenham Avenues; (Bill #2770) Frankford Avenue and Academy Road; (Bill #2774) Cottage and Megargee Street; (Bill #2773) Verree Road and Strahle Street; (Bill #2771) area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, President Street, Wistaria Street and Bowler Street; (Bill #2772) Bustleton Avenue and Fox Chase Road; (Bill #2775) area bounded by Verda Drive, Mechanicsville Road, Knights Road and an irregular line southwest of Mechanicsville Road. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #2736 and #2737). Public Property ordinances: (Bill #2733) 50th Street and Lancaster Avenue; (Bill #2744) Ridge Avenue and Hermitage Street for a public library; (Bill #2751) Red Lion and Verree Roads. Street ordinance: (Bill #2755) easement of a parcel of land, for street purposes, in the bed of Pollock Street. Proposed City Plan change: Sheaff Lane. Items in Accordance with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #2747) Amend the ordinance approved December 24, 1959 as amended, approving the urban renewal plan as amended, for the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, East Poplar Urban Renewal Area, by approving the fourth amended Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan; (Redevelopment Bill #2748) Redevelopment contract for a portion of the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, East Poplar Urban Renewal Area, unit #40; (Street Bill #2724) Cardin Road, Voigt Road; (Street Bill #2728) Master Street; (Street Bill #2729) Devon Street; City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Bryn Mawr Avenue; Jenks Street; 12th Street; 56th Street; Gillespie Street; area bounded by Chalfont Drive, Academy Road, Keswick Road, Ronnald Drive, Ronnald Drive extended to Waldemire Drive; Ritner Street; Herbert Street; Chesterfield Road, Fordham Road; area bounded by Henry Avenue, Wigard Avenue, Kieffer Street, Hill Road, Hagner Street and the northwestern boundary line of the School District of Philadelphia; Pine Street.

November 26 1963
Personnel. Bills 2684 and 2685: 1964-1969 Capital Program and 1964 Capital Budget. Washington Square East, unit #1 revised Redevelopment Proposal. East Poplar Urban Renewal Area, unit #29A Redevelopment Agreement with Thompson Ramo Wooldridge, Inc. Independence Mall, unit #3, Redevelopment Proposal and amended Redevelopment Area Plan. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W1857, block bounded by Ludlow, 19th, Ranstead and 20th Streets through to 1915-19 Chestnut Street, proposed 29 story apartment building containing 603 apartments, garage, three offices and three accessory stores. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W2215, 2738-42 Belmont Avenue, proposed five story apartment building containing 65 apartments and cocktail lounge. Zoning Board of Adjustment, calendar #W2020, southwest corner of 11th Street and Godfrey Avenue, proposed seven story dormitory for the College of Optometry. Redevelopment ordinances: (Bill #2767) Amend ordinance approved April 13, 1959, as amended, approving the amended Urban Renewal Plan and the amended Redevelopment Proposal for the Washington Square Redevelopment Area, Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1; (Bill #2788) Amend eight ordinances relating to approval of certain undertakings and carrying out urban renewal and general renewal projects with federal financial assistance by adding a paragraph prohibiting discrimination as required by Title I of the United States Housing Act of 1949; (Bill #2795) Request reservation of federal capital grant funds, approve undertaking surveys and plans for an urban renewal project, authorize filing an application for federal advance of funds for the Germantown Redevelopment Area, Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area; (Bill #2800) Approve undertaking of preparation of the General Neighborhood Renewal Plan for a portion of the Center City Redevelopment Area, Market Street East Neighborhood Renewal Area; (Bill #2083) Request the reservation of federal capital grant funds, approve undertaking surveys and plans for an urban renewal project, authorize filing an application for federal advance of funds for the West Poplar Redevelopment Area, Salvation Army Urban Renewal Area. Miscellaneous ordinances: (Bill #2780) Authorize the Mayor to accept a grant offer from the Housing and Home Finance Agency to assist in financing an incinerator ramp at Delaware Avenue and Fairmount Avenue; (Bill #2793) Authorize the Mayor to accept at grant offer from the Housing and Home Finance Agency to assist in financing certain projects under the accelerated Public Works Program. Public Property ordinances: (Bill #2757) ground on both sides of the Mill Creek Sewer from Westminster Avenue and Creighton Street to Poplar and Wilton Streets; (Bill #2789) Repeal an ordinance approved July 9, 1962 authorizing the exchange of City-owned land at the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park for land adjacent to the park owned by Marshall Building and Construction Corporation; (Bill #2794) Grakyn Street and Skye Drive, Skye Drive and Sequoia Road; (Bill #2796) Coulter and Archer Streets for parking; (Bill #2797) 5th and Sepviva Streets for parking; (Bill #2798) Frankford Avenue and Palmer Street for parking. Street ordinance: (Bill #2802) Ionic Street. Proposed City Plan change: Solly Avenue. Items in Accordance with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #2768) Redevelopment contract for a portion of the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, East Poplar Urban Renewal Area, units #31A and #32; (Redevelopment Bill #2778) Redevelopment Proposal for the Mount Olivet Urban Renewal Area; (Redevelopment Bill #2785) Redevelopment Proposal for the Center City Redevelopment Area, Franklin Institute Project; (Street Bill #2760) Lynnewood Road; (Street Bill #2776) Warnock Street; (Street Bill #2790) Pattison Avenue, Penrose Avenue, Sheaff Lane; (Property Bill #2799) 7th and Catherine Streets; (Property Bill #2801) 46th Street and Haverford Avenue, 1611-19 N 28th Street; (Property Bill #2804) Warnock and Hartranft Streets; City Plan changes (Conformation plans): Clarion Street; Lee Lynn Lane. 

December 17 1963
Minutes of November 12 and 26, 1963. Personnel. Department of Public Property, 310 Fairmount Avenue, proposed sale to Beyer’s Metalsmithing Company. Department of Public Property, 2223 N 13th Street, proposed sale for erection of a restaurant. Department of Public Property, 1303 South Street, proposed sale for retailing and wholesaling of hardware. Letter from Parking Authority, parking garage east side of Broad Street, Locust and Spruce Streets. Public property ordinance: (Bill #2794) Grakyn Lane and Skye Drive for recreational and park purposes. Street ordinances: (Bill #2805) Spencer Street; (Bill #2807) Walker Street; (Bill #2810) Pattison Avenue. Proposed City Plan change: Cherry Street, Appletree Street. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #2812) Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to accept an offer of an advance from the United States of America, Housing and Home Finance Agency, providing for federal aid in the preliminary planning of the extension of the South Broad Street Subway. Proposed City Plan change: Leiper Street.  Items in Accordance with Previous Policy; (Property Bill #2813) Cedar and Harold Streets; (Bill #2814) Bucknell and Brown Streets; (Bill #2808) Maschall and Master Streets; (Bill #2809) Bambrey and Dickinson Streets; City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Ridge Avenue; Wynmill Road; Hewson Street; State Street.


1962

January 5 1962
Minutes of December 15, 1961. Personnel- proposed appointment of Kereck Shecktor as Informational Officer II. Proposed contract with George W Tucker for consulting services for Community Renewal Program. Reyburn Plaza. Preliminary plat, northeast corner of Torresdale Avenue and Tolbert Street (SD-1364). Portion of final plat, area northwest of Welsh and Wynmill Roads (SD-651). Release of ‘Inventory of Public Recreation and Public Schools’. Approval of plans for second block of Independence Mall. Franklin Institute redevelopment project. Proposed swim club, Byberry Road northwest of Depue Street. Proposed parking lot at 1006 Chestnut Street. Reconsideration of Bill #1392: southwest corner of 5th and Rockland Streets. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1533) Knights Road and Woodhaven Road; (Bill #1534) area bounded by Henry Avenue, Valley Avenue and Livezey Street; (Bill #1540) Tulip Street and Tioga Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #1541) Mechanicsville Road, Medford Road; (Bill #1553) Brabant Street, Wensley Street. Redevelopment ordinances; (Bill #1545) redevelopment proposal for the College Avenue Redevelopment Area, St. Joseph’s Urban Renewal Area; (Bill #1559) amend an ordinance approved April 21, 1961 approving a redevelopment contract in the Washington Square Redevelopment Area, Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1. Ordinances previously approved: (Street Bill #1547) Blavis Street; (Street Bill #1561) Gordon’s Mill Road (Simon’s Road); (Property Bill #1536) 21st and Market Streets; (Property Bill #1546) Wayne Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard for parking purposes; (Bill #1560) President and Lincoln Streets. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Roosevelt Boulevard Extension, Abbotsford Avenue; Bridge Street; Palmetto Street; Drummond Road, Darnell Road, Dutton Road; Red Lion Road; area bounded by Dicks Avenue, 65th Street, Eastwick Avenue and 70th Street; Parrish Street, Marshall Street, Cambridge Street, George Street, Wendle Street, Darien Street, Randolph Street, Brandywine Street, Franklin Street.

January 26 1962
Minutes of January 5, 1962. Proposed parking lot at 518 Dupont Street, Roxborough. Request for extension of time on submission of final plat, northeast corner of Pine Road and Bloomfield Avenue (SD-1139). Request for extension of time on submission of final plat, south side of Woodhaven Road between Waldemire Drive and Glenfield Street (SD-426). Preliminary plat, area at Crefeld and Hampton Road (SD-1368). Preliminary plat, Penrose Industrial Area, Enterprise Avenue and Island Avenue (SD-1303). Portion of final plat, Eastwick Redevelopment Area (SD-1245). Final plat, southeast corner of Pine Road and Welsh Road (SD-590). Portion of final plat, Area at Haverford Avenue and Rhoads Street (SD-227). Portion of final plat, area west of Knights Road north of Academy Road (SD-822). Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1564) Knights Road and Dorchester Road; (Bill #1574) 50th Street and City Avenue; (Bill #1576) area bounded by 20th Street, 17th Street, Geary Street and Hartranft Street; (Bill #1583) Penn Street and Baynton Street. City property ordinance: (Bill #1570) Pine Road and Beth Drive. Street ordinance: (Bill #1571) Comly Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Hartranft Street; St. Andrews Road. Ordinances previously approved: (Street Bill #1565) Camac Street, Iseminger Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Arch Street, Filbert Street; Curtin Street; place additions to Fairmount Park, parcels B and C in the vicinity of former Evergreen Avenue and former Towanda Street, tract of ground at former Towanda Street and Rex Avenue. 

February 2 1962
Resolution re Aaron Levine. Personnel. Independence Mall prior acquisition. Zoning ordinance (Bill #1589): Wayne Avenue and Rittenhouse Street. Property ordinance (Bill #1582) granting permission to the Philadelphia Electric Company to construct and maintain facilities over and through City-owned property located in the 15th Ward. Street ordinance (Bill #1590) Delaware Expressway. Ordinances previously approved: (Property Bill #1575) Reed and Shadwick Streets; (Street Bill #1579) Lindbergh Boulevard; (Street Bill #1580) Champlost Avenue, 9th Street, Roselyn Street, Hutchinson Street. City Plan changes: Gorgas Lane; Rising Sun Avenue, Emerson Street, Hoffnagle Street.

February 16 1962
Minutes of January 26, 1962. Contract to clean downtown model of Philadelphia Panorama. Contract with Ian McHarg, landscape architect, Delaware River Park. Letter, Redevelopment Authority, revision of Urban Renewal Plan for Washington Square East, unit #1. Recreation site, northwest corner of 20th and Tioga Streets. Harness Track at Knights Road, Woodhaven Road, Byberry Road and Poquessing Creek. Recommendation requested by Department of Public Property, proposed lease of ground at 33rd Street, Market Street, and Ludlow Street to Drexel Institute of Technology. Bill #1598: to further amend an ordinance approved November 30, 1960 entitled ‘An ordinance to adopt a Capital Budget for the year 1961’, by increasing, decreasing and deleting appropriations for certain projects in the Water Department. Street ordinances: (Bill #1578) Weightman Street; (Bill #1577) Rowan Street; (Bill #1601) Cairns Street; (Bill #1591) DeKalb Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Carswell Street, Mechanic Street; Delaware Avenue, Bristol Street; Tasker Street, 35th Street; Lincoln Drive. Ordinances previously approved: (Property Bill #1592) 13th and Ogden Streets. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans) Westmoreland Street; Bleigh Avenue. 

March 2 1962
Minutes of February 2, 1962. Comprehensive Plan annual report. Amendments to the Comprehensive Plan up to June 1963. Certification of Pratt Street Redevelopment Area and Port Richmond Redevelopment Area. Recommendation requested by the Department of Public Property: proposed lease of ground, Market, Ludlow, and 33rd Streets to the Drexel Institute of Technology. First amendment to the amended East Poplar Urban Renewal Plan. Proposed public housing sites: 50th Street and Haverford Avenue and Robert Morris. Reconsideration of Bill #1358: southeast corner Easton Road, 30 ft southwest of Woolston. Final plat, area at Lawler and Bustleton Avenue (SD- 1197). Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1596) 22nd and Spring Garden Streets; (Bill #1605) area bounded by Rennard Street, Reading Company right-of-way, Woodhaven Road, and Bustleton Avenue; (Bill #1608) Wayne Avenue and Rittenhouse Street; (Bill #1611) Oxford Avenue and Levick Street; (Bill #1612) Livezey Street and Henry Avenue. City property ordinances: (Bill #1604) 120 Chestnut Street, 120 S Front Street, 105 S 2nd Street, 133-37 South 2nd Street, 114 Chestnut Street, 125-27 S 2nd Street, 133 Sansom Street for municipal purposes; (Bill #1606) Broad and Morris Streets; (Bill #1607) City-owned land at Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #1602) authorize creating a loan for $5.5 million for the extension, construction, improvement and equipment of buildings for police, fire and other municipal purposes and the acquisition of land, property and equipment therefor. Street ordinance: (Bill #1577) Rowan Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Lincoln Drive; Eastwood Street, Lexington Avenue; Retta Street, Kalos Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Street Bill #1610) Hellerman Street, Whitaker Avenue, Enola Street.

March 16 1962
Minutes of February 16, 1962. Haddington Redevelopment Area. Preliminary map series-population and housing. Amendment of Comprehensive Plan: area north of Linden Avenue, east of State Road. Contract for consultant for Philadelphia Panorama. Final plat, area at Solly Avenue and Tabor Avenue (SD-1122). Final plat, area north of Morrell Avenue, east of Academy Road (SD-541). Proposal to strike Sansom Street from 24th Street to the Delaware River. Reconsideration of Bill #1807: southwest side of Strahle Street, 100 ft southeast of Frankford Avenue from C Residential to A Commercial. Zoning ordinance: (Bill #1620) Oxford Avenue and Rutland Street. City property ordinance; (Bill #1614) 58th Street and Chester Avenue for recreational purposes; (Bill #1621) 26th and Pine Streets for recreational purposes; (Bill #1634) Levick and Revere Streets for a police station. Street ordinance: (Bill #1636) State Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Lauriston Street, Seville Street; Milnor Street; 16th Street. Capital Program and Budget bills (#1643 and #1644). Ordinances previously approved: (Property Bill #1618) Susquehanna Avenue and Reese Street; (Property Bill #1622) 3rd and Fitzwater Streets; (Property Bill #1635) Comly and Decatur Roads; (Property Bill #1646) Dupont Street and Ridge Avenue for parking; (Street Bill #1647) St. Andrews Road; (Street Bill #1649) water right-of-way on former 35th Street and on former Tasker Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Front Street; 17th Street, 18th Street, 19th Street, Geary Street, Denfeld Place, Hulseman Street; Abbotsford Avenue; Beck Street. 

April 6 1962
Recommendations requested by the Department of Public Property: Germantown Avenue and Bringhurst Street; Frontenac Street and Tustin Street; 1513 Arch Street, 1522 Cherry Street. Amended Urban Renewal Plan for Washington Square East, unit #2. Bill #1665: amend ordinance approving redevelopment for a portion of Washington Square Redevelopment Area, Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #2. Revised final plat, area at West Crown Road and Whitehall Lane, Morell Tract (SD-319). Preliminary plat, area of Grant Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard (SD-778, tract A). Final plat, area at Maxwell, Dewees, Revere and Welsh Roads (SD-1060). Reconsideration of Bill #1137: Academy Road, Red Lion Road. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1656) Bermuda Street and Orthodox Street; (Bill #1657) area bounded by Lombard Street, 18th Street, Addison Street and 17th Street, Addison Street and 18th Street; (Bill #1658) Sedgwick Street and Sherman Street; (Bill #1533) Knights Road from Woodhaven Road to Fairdale Road. Proposed City Plan changes: 16th Street; Cypress Street; Princeton Avenue; Longfield Street.  City property ordinance: (Bill #1664) southeast corner of Fulton and Taney Streets. Ordinances previously approved: (Street Bill #1655) Lexington Avenue, Eastwood Street; (Property Bill #1651) Holden Street and Powelton Avenue, Market Street and Powelton Avenue, Holden Street and 44th Street; (Property Bill #1652)  Fitzwater Street and 20th Street; (Redevelopment Bill #1654) amend ordinance approved December 24, 1959 for redevelopment proposal in the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, East Poplar Urban Renewal Area; (City Plan Change #45-S) 17th Street, 18th Street, 19th Street, Geary Street, Denfield Place, Hulseman Street.

April 27 1962
Minutes of March 2 and March 16, 1962. Personnel. Strawberry Mansion Neighborhood Renewal Plan for the Strawberry Mansion Redevelopment Area. Addendum, May 4, 1962 (Bills #1760 and #1761). University Redevelopment, Men’s Dormitory Triangle, redevelopment proposal. Recommendations requested by the Department of Public Property – 8864 and 8872 Towanda Street. Bill #1694: Roosevelt Boulevard and Comly Road. Revised final plat, area west of Crown Road and Whitehall Lane, Morrell Tract (SD-319). Portion of final plat, area at Hulseman and 18th Streets and Hartranft Avenue (SD-1231). Preliminary plat, Tract C, North Philadelphia Airport (SD-778). Reconsideration of Bill #1596: 22nd and Spring Streets. Zoning ordinance: (Bill #1679) Birch Road and Barbary Road. Street ordinances: (Bill #1670) Silverwood Street; (Bill #1671) Spencer Avenue; (Bill #1678) Tolbut Street; (Bill #1685) Orkney Street; (Bill #1696) drainage right-of-way from Ronnald Drive and Templeton Drive. City property ordinances: (Bill #1692) Delaware Avenue and Vine Street for port purposes; (Bill #1663) Delaware Avenue and Pine Street for port purposes; (Bill #1692) 12th and Wood Streets. Proposed City Plan changes: Lincoln Drive; Wister Street; Waverly Street, Addison Street; Byberry Road; Retta Street; 31st Street; Lakeside Avenue. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #1688, #1689, #1690 and #1691). Ordinances previously approved: (Street Bill #1669) 9th Street, Spencer Avenue; (Property Bill #1667) 20th and Tioga Streets for recreational purposes; (Property Bill #1675) 16th and Arch Streets for Municipal Services Building; (Property Bill #1676) 18th and Bainbridge Street for a fire station; (Property Bill #1677) Frontenac and Tustin Streets for recreational purposes; (Property Bill #1680) Dupont Street and Ridge Avenue for parking; (Property Bill #1683) 5th and Huntingdon Streets for parking; (Property Bill #1684) 5th and Huntingdon Streets for parking. 

May 18 1962
Minutes of April 6 and 27, May 1 and 15, 1962. Personnel matters. Eastwick Redevelopment Area: agreement between Redevelopment Authority and Ruthenian Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. Approval of University City #3 Redevelopment Area Plan. Reconsideration of Bill #955: to change designation from class B Residential to C Residential, easterly side of Welsh Road approximately 1,053 ft north of Mower Street. Portion of final plat, Morrell Tract shopping center (SD-319). Final plat, Tract A North Philadelphia Airport (SD-778). Portion of final plat, area at Waldemire Drive and Woodhaven Road (SD-426). Portion of final plat, Eastwick Redevelopment Area stage 1 (SD-1245). Street ordinance: (Bill #1740) Hermit Street, Lauriston Street, Seville Street. City property ordinances: (Bill #1714) City-owned ground between South Street and University Avenue northwest of the Schuylkill Expressway; (Bill #1766) Ontario and Waterloo Streets; (Bill #1767) 1209 Pine Street; (Bill #1774) Domino Lane and Umbria Street; (Bill #1775) Grakyn Lane and Skye Drive; (Bill #1782) 13th Street and Packer Avenue for municipal purposes; (Bill #1783) Packer Avenue and Marvine Street for municipal purposes. Redevelopment ordinances: (Bill #1750) request reservation of federal capital grant funds, approve the undertaking of surveys and plans for an urban renewal project, authorize filing an application for federal advance of funds for the University City Unit #5 Urban Renewal Area; (Bill #1755) request reservation of federal capital grant funds, approve the undertaking of surveys and plans for an urban renewal project, authorize filing an application for federal advance of funds for the University City Unit #4 Urban Renewal Area. Capital Program and Budget ordinances; (Bills #1751, #1752, #1727, #1728, #1729, #1730, #1731, #1732, #1733, #1734, #1735, #1736, #1737, and #1738). Proposed City Plan changes: Palethorp Street; Tomlinson Road. Ordinances previously approved: (Street Bill #1757) Cypress Street; (Street Bill #1717) 16th Street; (Street Bill #1770) Executive Avenue, Escort Street; (Street Bill #1771) Milnor Street; (Street Bill #1777) Livezey Street; (Property Bill #1710) State Street and Powelton Avenue; (Property Bill #1716) 16th Street and Cherry Street for Municipal Services Building; (Property Bill #1769) Dunks Ferry Road and Belgreen Road, Rhawn Street and Dungan Road; City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Crittenden Street, Anderson Street, Telner Street, Ardleigh Street; Redevelopment ordinance (Bill #1765) proposal for redevelopment of the University Redevelopment Area, Men’s Dormitory Triangle.

June 5 1962
Minutes of May 18, 1962. Personnel matters. Eastwick Redevelopment Area: proposed disposition of 7517 Buist Avenue. Reconsideration of Bill #1534: to change designation from class B Residential to class C Residential and class H-2 Residential, area bounded by Henry Avenue, Valley Avenue and Livezey Street. Portion of final plat, area at Hulseman and 18th Streets, Hartranft Avenue (SD-1231). Portion of final plat, area at Smedley and Curtin Streets (SD-900). Final plat, area at Pine Road and Bloomfield Avenue (SD-1149). Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #1751 and #1752). Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1773) Ferndale Street and Pine Hill Road; (Bill #1780) Henry Avenue and Summit Avenue; (Bill #1781) School House Lane and Wissahickon Avenue; (Bill #1810) area bounded by Waldemire Drive, Woodhaven Road, Covert Road, and Templeton Drive, area bounded by Elmore Place, Elmore Road, Covert Road, Woodhaven Road Glenfield Street; (Bill #1811) Birch Road and Barbary Road. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bill #1789, #1790, #1791, #1792, #1793 and #1794). Proposed City Plan changes: Silverwood Street; Cairnbrooke-Brierdale Road; Alder Street, Warnock Street; Torresdale Avenue. Ordinances previously approved: (Property Bill #1797) 37th and Brown Streets; (Property Bill #1803) Orianna and Culvert Streets. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): addition to Fairmount Park at Lincoln Drive and Cresheim Road; Lexington Avenue, Eastwood Street. 

June 19 1962
Minutes of June 5, 1962. Personnel. Approval of contract for Germantown study. University City. Pratt Street Redevelopment Area Plan. Mid-Chestnut Hill Resident’s Association letter. Recommendation requested by the Department of Public Property, sale of land, westerly side of Schuylkill Expressway north of South Street. City Plan 238: to revise the lines and grades or Orianna Street from Christian Street to Montrose Street. Zoning ordinance (Bill #1819) Decatur Road and Comly Road. Street ordinance: (Bill #1820) northwest corner of Henry Avenue and Leverington Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: portions of a 10 ft wide park strip along the Northeast Freeway; drainage right-of-way extending northeasterly from Bustleton Avenue to Bucks County Line; Nester Avenue, Goodnaw Avenue, Heritage Avenue, Redman Avenue, Gregg Avenue, Bruce Avenue, Dietrich Street, Marshall Street; Matthias Street, Cinnaminson Street; Clarion Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Street Bill #1813) Woodland Avenue, Ludlow Street; (Street Bill #1814) Delaware Avenue, Bristol Street; (Bill #1815) Princeton Avenue; (Bill #1816) Tomlinson Road; City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Olive Street; Bleigh Avenue, Keystone Street; Opal Street; Torresdale Avenue, Morrell Street, Tulip Street, Hegerman Street.

July 10 1962
Minutes of June 19, 1962. Personnel. Request for extension of time on submission of final plat, area at Red Lion Road east of Academy Road (SD-1228). Preliminary plat, area between Island Avenue, 70th Street, Dicks Avenue and Eastwick Avenue (SD-1245A). Portion of final plat, area south of Woodhaven Road between Waldemire Drive and Glenfield Street (SD-426). City property ordinance: (Bill #1830) a tract of land in Price Township and Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County and in Porter Township, Pike County for expansion of Camp William Penn. Street ordinances: (Bill #1831) Hartranft Street; (Bill #1837) Byberry Road. Proposed City Plan change: Sansom Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Street Bill #1827) Marshall Square, Hoffman Square, 5th Street, 6th Street, 7th Street, Poplar Street, Parrish Street; (Bill #1836) Cresson Street; (Bill #1828) Charter Road, Caroline Road; City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Delancey Street; Hellmerman Street, Whitaker Avenue, Enola Street,  

July 24 1962
Minutes of July 10, 1962. Contract for site planning consultant Remaldo Giurgola. Personnel: appointment of I. Milton Karabell as Administrative Assistant III. Recommendation requested by the Department of Public Property for sale of rear lot at 1441 East Moyamensing Avenue. Portion of final plat, area south of Woodhaven Road between Waldemire Drive and Glenfield Street (SD-426). Portions of final plat, area at Solly Avenue, Tabor Avenue and Strahle Street (SD-1122). Proposed City Plan changes: Hoffnagle Street; Cowden Street. Ordinance previously approved: City Plan change (Confirmation Plan): Champlost Avenue, 9th Street, Roselyn Street, Hutchinson Street.

July 31 1962
Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #1872, #1873, #1874, and #1875). Miscellaneous ordinances: (Bill #1876) authorize creation of a loan for $1.4 million for the extension, construction, improvement and equipment of hospitals, health centers and other buildings for health purposes, and the acquisition of land, property and equipment therefore; acquisition and development of land and property in the vicinity of Reyburn Plaza; extension, construction, improvement and equipment for the Frankford Elevated Railway; for improvement and equipment of park garages and parking facilities, including lots, buildings, structures and etc.; (Bill #1877) creation of a loan for $340,000 towards purchase of voting machines. 

August 7 1962
Minutes of July 14, 1962. Personnel – appointment of Joanne Rinehart as Management Trainee. Proposed contract with Simpson and Curtin for Germantown traffic studies. Proposed contract with the Sanborn Map Company. Amendment of certification for University, Powelton, Mill Creek and Haddington Redevelopment Areas. Recommendations requested by the Department of Public Property re proposed purchase of land at Tomlinson Road and the Montgomery County Line. Portions of final plat, Morrell Tract, area south of Red Lion Road, east of Academy Road (SD-541). City property ordinances: (Bill #1841) Torresdale Park; (Bill #1847) interior lot southeast from the northeast side of Welsh Road for recreational purposes; (Bill #1878) 7th Street and Passyunk Avenue; (Bill #1865) Warfield and Wharton Streets for a fire station.; (Bill #1842) sub-surface easement at 8th and Race Streets in connection with the Police Administration Building. Street ordinances: (Bill #1864) Amend Chapter 11-400 of the Philadelphia Code relating to the City Plan by requiring posting all proposed changes to the City Plan prior to a public hearing of City Council; (Bill #1848) authorizing and directing the Street Commissioner to enter into an agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania whereby the entire costs of closing certain open vents to the Pennsylvania Avenue subway system, between 23rd Street and 26th Street, shall be borne by the City of Philadelphia; (Bill #1850) Academy Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Seminole Street, Pocono Street; Appletree Street; Longfield Avenue; Iseminger Street, Camac Street, Fawn Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Property Bill #1858) 8862 Towanda Street for park purposes; (Property Bill #1859) 8864 Towanda Street for park purposes. Street ordinances; (Bill #1843) marginal park strip along Northeast Freeway; (Bill #1856) Orianna Street; (Bill #1860) Lincoln Drive, Abington Avenue, Roanoke Street, Hartwell Lane, Shawnee Street; (Bill #1861) Silverwood Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): St. Andrew Road; Milnor Street; 16th Street; Portis Road; Lindbergh Boulevard. 

August 21 1962
Minutes of July 31 and August 7, 1962. Personnel. Portion of final plat, area south of Solly Avenue, east of Rising Sun Avenue (SD-112-F). Recommendation requested by Department of Public Property: proposed sale of properties, 1127 Bainbridge Street and 1118-20 Kater Street. Amendment to Independence Mall I Redevelopment Area. Bill #1892: approving the proposal for the redevelopment of Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #2. City property ordinance (Bill #1894): Amending Chapter 21-400 of the Philadelphia Code relating to Civil Defense, by adding Section 21-402 authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to grant to the United States of America for civil defense purposes, a public fallout shelter license or privilege on property owned by the City or least to the City, under certain terms and conditions. Street ordinances: (Bill #1882) area bounded by Dicks Avenue, 65th Street, Eastwick Avenue and 70th Street; (Bill #1895) Grosbeak Place, Finch Place; (Bill #1888) Crescentville Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Taney Street, Fulton Street; Locust Street; drainage right-of-way extending northwestwardly from Sharon Lane. Ordinances previously approved: (Property Bill #1890) 1441 E Moyamensing Avenue; (Bill #1905) City-owned strip of land on the southeast side of Rittenhouse Street; (Street Bill #1891) Appletree Street; (Street Bill #1887) drainage rights-of-way northwest of Revose Avenue and southwest of County Line Road; (Redevelopment Bill #1883) redevelopment contract for a portion of the Eastwick Redevelopment Area. City Plan changes: Lindbergh Boulevard; Hermit Street, Lauriston Street, Seville Street; 9th Street, Spencer Avenue; Charter Road, Caroline Road.

September 11 1962
Minutes of August 21, 1962. Personnel. Amendments to the Washington Square East Redevelopment Area Plan. Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: amended Redevelopment Proposal and amended Urban Renewal Plan. Hartranft Redevelopment Area: Redevelopment Agreement Bill #1932 approving the Redevelopment contract of the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Philadelphia for the redevelopment of a portion of the Hartranft Redevelopment Area, Navy Housing project. Zoning Board of Adjustment referral: proposed amendment, Conshohocken Avenue and Country Club Lane. Mount Olivet Redevelopment Area Plan. Reconsideration of Bill #1139: proposed sale of property at 50th and Master Streets. Preliminary plat, Philadelphia Housing Authority, Reynolds housing site, 22nd Street, 24th Street, Jefferson Street and Oxford Street (SD- 1438). Preliminary plat, area north of Deerpath Lane, east of Denman Street (SD-1430). Portion of final plat, area south of Woodhaven Road between Waldemire Drive and Glenfield Street (SD-426). Zoning ordinance: (Bill #1911) area bounded by Stenton Avenue, Washington Lane, Mansfield Avenue and Tulpehocken Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #1897) drainage right-of-way through Allied Chemical Corporation property in the 23rd Ward; (Bill #1920) Prospect Avenue, Evergreen Avenue, Gravers Lane; (Bill #1912) Brill Street. Proposed City Plan change: Conshohocken Avenue. Miscellaneous ordinances: (Bill #1906) authorize creation of a loan for $22.7 million for the construction and equipment of a multiple purpose sports stadium and the acquisition of land, property, and equipment therefor; (Bill #1917) authorize creation of a loan for $4.8 million for the acquisition, extension, construction, improvement and equipment of railway passenger and other transit facilities and the acquisition of land, property and equipment therefor; (Bill #1918) authorize creation of a loan for $16.2 million for the improvement, development and extension of municipal airports, and the acquisition of land, interests in land, property and equipment therefor and the approaches thereto, and for the extension, construction, and improvement of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum, Exhibition, and Convention halls and other trade and convention facilities, and the acquisition of land, property and equipment therefor; (Bill #1919) authorize creation of a loan for $16.5 million to be invested in the City’s water supply system and for the betterment, improvement, replacement, construction and extension thereof, and the acquisition of land, property and equipment therefor, and for investment in the sewers, sewage system and sewage treatment works. Ordinances previously approved: (Property Bill #1913) three City-owned parcels between South Street and University Avenue northwest of the Schuylkill Expressway; (Property Bill #1914) 20th and Fitzwater Streets; (Street Bill #1910) Cowden Street. 

September 25 1962
Minutes of September 11, 1962. Personnel. Letter from Mayor re Sports Stadium. Zoning ordinances; (Bill #1922) School House Lane and Wissahickon Avenue; (Bill #1923) Hunting Park Avenue Willard Street, Willard Street and Marston Street; (Bill #1931) Evergreen Avenue and Germantown Avenue; (Bill #1945) Henry Avenue and Summit Avenue. City property ordinance: (Bill #1934) Bulson and 8th Streets, Camden, NJ. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #1933) authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to file an application with the United States of America for advance funds to provide for the planning of public works, generally described as the Northeast Extension of the Broad Street Subway and Pennsylvania Railroad-Reading Company Mid-town Commuter Connection, and to accept the completed plans and specifications prepared with the aid of such advance funds. Redevelopment ordinance (Bill #1948) to request reservation of federal capital grant funds, approve the undertaking of surveys and plans for an urban renewal project, authorize the filing of an application for federal advance of funds with respect to an urban renewal area known as North Central Redevelopment Area, Callowhill East Urban Renewal Area, and authorize the request and filing for a letter of consent to undertake certain project executive activities during the planning stage of the project. Proposed City Plan changes: Conshohocken Avenue; Ruffner Street; Holmesburg Avenue; Seffert Street, Tiona Street; Reynolds Street. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #1951 and #1952). Ordinances previously approved: (Street Bill #1927) Taney Street, Fulton Street; (Street Bill #1921) Seminole Street; (Street Bill #1930) Retta Street, cul-de-sac at Retta and Kalos Streets; (Street Bill #1946) Cottage Street; (Street Bill #1944) Hoffnagle Street; (Street Bill #1924) drainage right-of-way extending northwestwardly from the turnaround at Sharon Lane. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Livezey Street; Ashton Road.

October 9 1962
Minutes of September 25, 1962. Personnel. Recommendation requested by the Department of Public Property, proposed acquisition of site for parking lot, west side of Frankford Avenue northeast of Womrath Street. Reconsideration of Bill #1692: authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the School District of Philadelphia a quit claim deed to a certain lot or piece of ground with the buildings and improvements on the north side of Wood Street, 62 ft east from the east side of 12th Street upon the condition that the City be granted a certain perpetual easement and right-of-way to the same premises for sewer and drainage purposes under certain terms and conditions and repealing a prior ordinance relating to the sale of this property. Sports Stadium. Independence Mall Redevelopment Area Plan. Independence Mall Redevelopment Area, contract with Rohm and Haas. Final plat, area northeast corner of Parker and Silverwood Streets (SD-1174). Portion of final plat, area southeast of Academy Road and Morrell Avenue (SD-541). Zoning ordinance: (Bill #1969) area bounded by Waldemire Drive, Woodhaven Road, Covert Road and Templeton Drive, area bounded by Elmore Place, Elmore Road, Covert Road, Woodhaven Road and Glenfield Street. City property ordinance: (Bill #1950) Mill Creek sewer from 50th and Brown Streets to 53rd and Poplar Streets. Ordinances previously approved: City Plan changes (Confirmation plans) 34th Street, Maiden Lane, Mifflin Street; Enterprise Avenue, Escort Street; northwest corner of Henry and Leverington Avenues; Princeton Avenue; Grosbeak Place, Finch Place; Woodland Avenue.

October 23 1962
Reconsideration of Bill #1931: to change designation from partly class R-5 Residential and partly class C-2 Commercial to a single designation of class Neighborhood Shopping Center, southeasterly side of Evergreen Avenue, 95 ft southwest of Germantown Avenue. Recommendation requested by the Department of Public Property re proposed sale of former City Bath House, 1241-45 N Front Street. Sports Stadium report. Bill #2004: College Avenue Redevelopment Area, Berean Urban Renewal Area, survey and planning application. Awbury Site: Stenton Avenue, Tulpehocken Street, Ardleigh Street and Haines Street. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1977) Solly Avenue and Pine Road; (Bill #1978) Deerpath Lane and Denman Road; (Bill #1979) Glenwood Avenue and Ontario Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #1992) Buckius Street; (Bill #1991) Knights Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Oregon Avenue; Imogene Street; Berks Street; Overbrook Avenue; Old York Road. Ordinances previously approved: (Street Bill #1990) Barlow Street, Barlow Place, Hendrix Street, Kelvin Avenue; City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Hartranft Street. 

November 13 1962
Minutes of October 23, 1962. Community Renewal Program contract. Haddington Redevelopment Area, project A, redevelopment proposal. University of Pennsylvania Development Plan: change in site plan. Sports Stadium report. Contract, West Philadelphia District Plan traffic study. Proposed subdivision of existing industrial property: Wissinoming and Unruh Streets (SD-1464). Request for extension of time, Abram Singer Sons, Inc. (SD-1305). Final plat, area at Gifford Avenue between Jeanes and Foster Streets (SD-394). Preliminary plat, area southwest side of Southampton Road between Edison Avenue and Worthington Road (SD-1459). Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2002) portion of area bounded by Walnut Street, 22nd Street, South Street and the Schuylkill River; (Bill #2003) area bounded by Lombard Street, 18th Street, Addison Street, and 17th Street, southerly side of Addison Street at 18th Street; (Bill #2021) Livezey Street and Henry Avenue. City property ordinance (Bill #1999) Broad and Spruce Streets. Street ordinances: (Bill #1996) Passyunk Avenue, Essington Avenue, and 67th Street; (Bill #2022) Oakdale Street; (Bill #2029) Delancey Street. Redevelopment ordinances: (Bill #2000) redevelopment contract for a portion of the Washington Square Redevelopment Area, Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1; (Bill #2001) redevelopment contract for a portion of the Independence Mall I Redevelopment Area, Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #1; (Bill #2004) request reservation of federal capital grant funds, approve the undertaking of surveys and plans for an urban renewal project, and authorize filing an application for federal advance of funds for the College Avenue Redevelopment Area, Berean Urban Renewal Area. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #2066, #2067, #2068, and #2069). Proposed City Plan changes: Overbrook Avenue; Nestor Avenue, Goodnaw Avenue, Heritage Avenue, Redman Avenue, Gregg Avenue, Bruce Avenue, Dietrich Street; Marvine Street, Hartranft Street, Hoyt Street, Warnock Street; Stiles Street; Marshall Street. Ordinances previously approved: City plan changes (Confirmation plans): Orianna Street; Silverwood Street; drainage rights-of-way northwest of Trevose Avenue and southwest of County Line Road; Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #2005, #2006, #2008, #2009, #2010, #2011, #2012, #2013, #2014, #2015, #2016, #2017, #2027, #2028, #2030, #2031, #2036, #2037, #2044, #2045, #2046, #2047, #2059 and #2060). 

November 27 1962
1963-68 Capital Program and 1963 Capital Budget. Recommendations requested by the Department of Public Property: Roosevelt Boulevard Extension and Germantown Avenue; Point Breeze Avenue and Lambert Street; sub-surface area, northwest corner of 15th and Market Streets. Sports Stadium report. Reconsideration of Bill #1601 to authorize and direct the striking and vacating of Cairns Street from Oregon Avenue to Johnston Street under certain terms and conditions. Market East report. Independence Mall Urban Renewal Plan, unit #3. Personnel: appointment of Else Marx as Clerk III. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2071) 20th and Hartranft Streets; (Bill #2074) 52nd Street and Wynnefield Avenue. City property ordinance; (Bill #2034) 26th and Pine Street for municipal purposes; (Bill #2038) Comly and Decatur Roads; (Bill #2049) Delaware Avenue and Hoyt Street for port purposes; (Bill #2078) sub-surface land under the Independence Mall Area project. Street ordinances: (Bill #2062) Spring Garden Street; (Bill #2039) Woodhaven Road; (Bill #2070) Newport Place, Chesapeake Place, Queens Place; (Bill #2083) Woodhaven Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Jerome Street; Crittenden Street, Andersen Street, Springfield Avenue. Ordinances previously approved: (Property Bill #2033) Market, 33rd and Ludlow Streets; (Property Bill #2035) President and Legion Streets; (Property Bill #2061) 1209 Pine Street; (Street Bill #2041) Old York Road. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans) Cowden Street; Lincoln Drive, Abington Avenue, Roanoke Street. 

December 4 1962
Minutes of November 13, 1962. Germantown Avenue market analysis. Zoning ordinance (Bill #2021): Livezey Street and Henry Avenue. Street ordinance (Bill #2082) Levick Street, Keystone Street; (Bill #2062) Spring Garden Street. Capital Program and Budget (Bills #2079 and #2080). Proposed City Plan changes: Overbrook Avenue. Ordinances previously approved: (Property Bill #2088) Front and Thompson Streets; (Property Bill #2093) Roosevelt Boulevard and Comly Road; (Property Bill #2094) 18th Street and Cayuga Street for parking; (Bill #2095) Germantown Avenue and 19th Street for parking; (Street Bill #2085) Poquessing Creek Drive, Deerpath Lane, DiMarco Drive, Crosland Road, Telfair Road, Greenmount Road. City Plan changes: Delaware Avenue, Bristol Street. Redevelopment ordinance (Bill #2081) redevelopment of Haddington Redevelopment Area, project A.

December 18 1962
Minutes of November 27 and December 4, 1962. Henry Churchill citation. Sports stadium report. Portion of final plat, area at 3rd and Spruce Streets (SD-1270). Zoning ordinance (Bill #2021) Livezey Street and Henry Avenue; (Bill #2096) School House Lane and Wissahickon Avenue; (Bill #2100) area bounded by Verda Drive, Mechanicsville Road, Knights Road and an irregular line southwest of Mechanicsville Road; (Bill #2107) Rising Sun Avenue and Wellens Street; (Bill #2109) area bounded by Bowler Street, Cowden Street, Norrell Street and Evans Street, area bounded by Bowler Street, Hoff Street, President Street and Cowden Street, area bounded by President Street, Hoff Street, Dungan Street and Clark Street, area bounded by Norrell Street, Wistaria Street and Hoff Street, southerly side of Norrell Street from Wistaria Street to Hoff Street; (Bill #2110) Red Lion Road and Ferndale Street; (Bill #2111) Shelmire Street and Horrocks Street; (Bill #2112) Roosevelt Boulevard and Borbeck Avenue. Capital Program and Budget (Bills #2103 and #2104). Redevelopment ordinances: (Bill #2119) proposal for redevelopment of Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #3; (Bill #2120) declaring the interest of the City of Philadelphia in participating in the program of State assistance for housing, including slum clearance and redevelopment, for the Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, Southwest Temple Urban Renewal Area and requesting an allocation of funds for $2.1 million. City property Bill #2118: Delaware Avenue and Fitzwater Street for port purposes. Proposed City Plan changes: Mattis Street, Dock Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Redevelopment Bill #2105) redevelopment contract for a portion of the Eastwick Redevelopment Area, and authorizing the execution of a contract with the Ruthenian Greek Catholic Diocese; (Property Bill #2121) S Lambert Street and Point Breeze Avenue for parking; (Property Bill #2122) Lambert and Wharton Streets; (Street Bill #2099) Dietrich Street, Bruce Avenue, Gregg Street, Redman Street, Heritage Avenue, Goodnaw Avenue, Nester Avenue; (Street Bill #2106) Lakeside Avenue; (Bill #2123) Johnston Street, 2nd Street. City Plan changes: Garnet Street; Cottage Street; drainage right-of-way extending northwestwardly from the turnaround of Sharon Lane. 


1961


January 10 1961
Open session minutes November 29 and December 6, 1960. Proposed amendment to the 1961 Capital Budget and 1961 to 1966 Capital Program-Department of Recreation. Extension of time for filing of final plat Westpark. Letter from Federation of Community Councils, proposed zoning ordinance. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #206: northwesterly side of Castor Avenue from Solly Avenue to Emerson Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #455: westerly corner of Woodhaven and Knights Road, A Residential to A Commercial. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #494: southerly side of Wynnefield Avenue from 52nd Street to 53rd Street, A Residential to C Residential. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #775) area bounded by Geary Street, Broad Street, Hartranft Street and 18th Street; (Bill #788) Darlington Road and Welsh Road; (Bill #791) Green Lane and Jannette Street; (Bill #792) area bounded by Livezey Street, Henry Avenue and Valley Avenue; (Bill #798) Delaware Avenue and Fairmount Avenue; (Bill #801) area bounded by Woodhaven Road, Woodhaven and Roosevelt interchange, Roosevelt Boulevard, Byberry Road and Evans Street. Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #795) redevelopment contract for a portion of the Morton Redevelopment Area, Morton Urban Renewal Area, unit #8. City property #790: portions of the bed of 22nd Street, Hartranft Street. Street ordinance: (Bill #794) granting consent to Pennsylvania Department of Highways to establish and occupy certain rights-of-way and city streets for construction of the Delaware Expressway. Ordinances previously approved: (Street Bill #796) Poplar Street; (Street Bill #797) American Street; (Street Bill #802) Harmony Street. Confirmation plans (City Plan changes): Park Avenue, Watts Street, Clarion Street, Berks Street; Ionic Street, Philip Street; Comly Road, Rhett Road, Tara Road, Loa Place.

January 24 1961
Personnel matters. Final plat, area north of Sanford Street west of Bustleton Avenue (SD-1000). Proposed amendment to the 1960-1965 and 1961-1966 Capital Program-Department of Recreation. Champlost public housing site, addition to project. Zoning ordinances; (Bill #801) area bounded by Woodhaven Road, interchange of Woodhaven Road and Roosevelt Boulevard, Roosevelt Boulevard, Byberry Road and Evans Street; (Bill #812) Frankford Avenue and Linden Avenue; (Bill #813) block bounded by Gifford Avenue, Tomlinson Road and Bustleton Avenue; (Bill #638) Pennsylvania Boulevard and 23rd Street, block bounded by Pennsylvania Boulevard, 23rd Street, Cuthbert Street and 22nd Street. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #814 and #815). Proposed City Plan change: Silverwood Street; Stevens Road, Herschel Road, Priestly Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Bill #810) Capital Program amendment for 1961-1966. (Bill #811) capital Budget amendment for 1961; (Street Bill #803) Heather Street, Avon Street, Parlin Street, Jeanes Street, Lawler Street, Lawler Terrace, Lawler Place. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans); 67th Avenue; Mower Street.

February 7 1961
Minutes of December 20, 1960 and January 10, 1961. Contracts for East Poplar Urban Renewal Area, units #7, #12, #14, #15, #17, #19, #26, #27, #28 and #42. Proposed amendment to 1961 Capital Budget and 1961-1966 Capital Program-Department of Public Property, South Broad Street Subway extension, and 15th Street transit station. Bill #817: to authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to accept an offer of a grant from the United States of America for advance funds to provide for the planning of public works under the terms of Public Law 560, 83rd Congress of the United States, as amended. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #781: Overbrook Avenue and City Line Avenue, northeast of Belmont Avenue, Shopping Center-2 to F Residential. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #823) area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Kendrick Street, Gillespie Street and Strahle Street; (Bill #825) Vare Avenue and 24th Street; (Bill #812) Frankford Avenue and Linden Avenue; (Bill #813) area bounded by Gifford Avenue, Tomlinson Road and Bustleton Avenue. Street ordinance: (Bill #819) Academy Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Hellerman Street, Whitaker Avenue, Enola Street; Huron Street; Bishop's Lane. Ordinances previously approved: (Street Bill #820) Moredun Avenue, Cargill Lane; (Property Bill #818) Grant Avenue and Leon Street, tract bounded by Frankford Avenue, Aubrey Avenue, Eden Street and Leon Street for recreation; (Bill #849) Capital Program amendment for 1960 to 1965; (Bill #850) Capital Budget amendment for 1960; (Bill #851) Capital Program amendment for 1961 to 1966; (Bill #852) Capital Budget amendment for 1961. City Plan change (Confirmation plan): Gerritt Street.

February 21 1961
Minutes of January 24 and February 7, 1961. Proposed photo contract with Claire Kofsky for $1,000. Final plat, Westpark public housing project, north of Market Street, west of 44th Street (SD-1019). Final plat, area northeast of Academy and Red Lion Roads (SD-845). Plan for apartment development, Blue Grass Road north of Welsh Road. Proposed amendment to 1961-1966 Capital Program and 1961 Capital Budget-Redevelopment Authority. Amended Urban Renewal Plan, Washington Square East, unit #1. Washington Square East, unit #1, section A contract between Webb and Knapp and Redevelopment Authority. Washington Square East, unit #1, contract between the Old Philadelphia Development Corporation and the Redevelopment Authority. Proposed extension of time for filing of final plat, Academy and Red Lion Roads (SD-887). Proposed extension of time for filing of final plat, southeast side of Woodhaven Road and Waldemire Drive (SD-426). Proposed acceptance of gift of land from Pennsylvania School for Deaf for public park purposes, northeast side of Lincoln Drive northwest of Cresheim Road. Proposed City Plan change: to strike from the City Plan 15th Street and 16th Street from Hartranft to Geary Street, and Geary Street from Broad Street to a point 950 ft west thereof. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #181: Red Lion Road and Ferndale Street, B Residential to C Residential. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #456: Jamison Avenue and Tomlinson Road, B Residential to C Residential. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #719: southerly corner of Bustleton Avenue and Woodhaven Road, partly A Residential and partly A Commercial to Shopping Center-2. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #740: 15th Street and Packer Avenue, D Residential to Shopping Center-2. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #743: south side Haverford Avenue from Woodhaven Avenue to Malvern Avenue, D Residential to partly A Commercial and partly E Residential. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #781: Overbrook Avenue and City Avenue northeast of Belmont Avenue, Shopping Center-2 to F Residential. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #813) block bounded by Gifford Avenue, Tomlinson Road and Bustleton Avenue; (Bill #830) Gorgas Lane and Ardleigh Street; (Bill #839) area bounded by the bulkhead line of the Delaware River, Porter Street, Delaware Avenue and McKean Street; (Bill #847) Glenfield Street and Woodhaven Road; (Bill #848) area bounded by Pine Road, Strahle Street, Jeanes Street and Benson Street. City property ordinances: (Bill #864) 63rd Street and Woodland Avenue for parking; (Bill #872) tract bounded by Fillmore Street, Jackson Street and Valley Street. Street ordinances: (Bill 826) Germantown Avenue; (Bill #867) State Road; (Bill #865) Wigard Avenue; (Bill #866) north footway of Rittenhouse Square west of 20th Street. Proposed City Plan changes: 34th Street; Church Street, Juniata Street; Calumet Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Property Bill #863) Penrose Avenue and Mingo Creek; (Street Bill #832) Silverwood Street; (Street Bill #833) Brierdale Road, Lomond Lane, Seffert Street; (Bill #840) Ferndale Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans) Leithgow Street; Academy Road.

March 7 1961
Contract with Louis Kahn for $1,800 for Market East planning sessions. Contract with Aaron Levine for consulting services for Panorama Exhibit for $1,500. Contract for improvement in Panorama Exhibit for $3,500. Preliminary plat, area northwest of Ferndale Street between Tomlinson Street and Rennard Street (SD-1154). Portion of final plat, area southwest of Bustleton Avenue and Tomlinson Road (SD-394), Avon Park. Portion of final plat, area southwest of Bustleton Avenue and Tomlinson Road (SD-394), Curtis Woods. Portion of final plat, area northwest of Welsh Road and Verree Roads (SD-651). Proposed amendment to the 1960 Capital Budget and the 1960 to 1965 Capital Program and the 1961 Capital Budget and the 1961 to 1966 Capital Program. Proposed exchange of two tracts of land in connection with Pastorius Park, Lincoln Drive and Hartwell Lane. Conveyance of the stricken portion of Rittenhouse Street between Pulaski Avenue and Tacoma Street with the abutting property owner. Bill #996: declaring the unopened portion of Dunks Ferry Road, from a property line about 400 ft east of Belgreen Road to Mechanicsville Road, to be legally open. Bill #907: authorizing the opening of the unopened portion of Dunks Ferry Road, from Belgreen Road to a property line about 400 ft east of Belgreen Road. Reconsideration of Bill #672: westerly corner of Bustleton Avenue and Loney Street, from C Residential to A Commercial. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #743: south side of Haverford Avenue from Woodbine Avenue to Malvern Avenue, D Residential to partly A Commercial and partly E Residential. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #847) Glenfield Street and Woodhaven Road; (Bill #877) area bounded by Chelten Avenue, Old York Road, Stenton Avenue and the line west of Old York Road; (Bill #880) 20th and Hartranft Streets; (Bill #881) 20th Street and Geary Street. City property ordinance: (Bill #876) tract between Chelten Avenue and Stenton Avenue for recreational purposes. Street ordinances: (Bill #879) Washington Avenue; (Bill #626) Fairdale Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Marvine Street; Calumet Street.Ordinances previously approved; (Street Bill #882) Sherman Street, Cliveden Street; (Street Bill #878) Stevens Road, Herschel Road, Priestly Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Pollock Street; Solly Avenue, Emerson Street; Commerce Street, Clifton Street.

March 21 1961
Minutes of February 21, 1961. Proposed promotion of Sho Maruyama to City Planner 4 (Analysis). Revised preliminary plat, area northeast corner of Pine Road and Flagstaff Road (SD-590). Proposed amendment to the 1961-1966 Capital Program and 1961 Capital Budget. Washington Square Redevelopment Area, Hopkinson House, approval of final plans. East Poplar Redevelopment Area, amended Urban Renewal Plan. East Poplar Redevelopment Area, amended redevelopment contract, units #15, #17, #19 and #26. Proposed sale of City-owned ground at triangle bounded by Arch Street, Benjamin Franklin Parkway and 16th Street. Exchange of land between the City, the Housing Authority and Drexel Institute, 44th and Market Streets. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #883) area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Calumet Street, East River Road and a line northwest of Calumet Street; (Bill #887) Salaignac Street and Righter Street; (Bill #911) Bustleton Avenue and Tustin Avenue; (Bill #912) Bustleton Avenue and Kelvin Drive; (Bill #933) Academy Road and Newberry Road; (Bill #934) area bounded by Gifford Avenue, Tomlinson Road and Bustleton Avenue. City property ordinances: (Bill #917) Aramingo Avenue and Duncan Street; (Bill #918) Dauphin Street and Orkney Street; (Bill #893) Callowhill Street and 19th Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #926) Stevens Road, Herschel Road; (Bill #922) 4003 Walnut Street. Proposed City Plan changes: 15th Street, 16th Street; Griffith Street; Bradford Street, Leonard Street, Calvert Street, Bleigh Street, Tudor Street. Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #899) redevelopment contract for a portion of the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, East Poplar Urban Renewal Area, units #15, #17, #19 and #26. Ordinances previously approved; (Bill #884) Capital Program amendment for 1961 to 1966; (Bill #885) Capital Budget amendment for 1960; (Bill #890) Capital Program amendment for 1961 to 1966; (Bill #891) Capital Budget amendment for 1961; (Bill #892) Capital Budget amendment for 1961; (Bill #915) Capital Program amendment for 1961 to 1966; (Bill #919) Capital program amendment for 1961 to 1966; (Bill #920) Capital Budget amendment for 1961; (Redevelopment Bill #897) redevelopment of a portion of the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, unit #12; (Redevelopment Bill #898) redevelopment of a portion of the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, unit #14; (Redevelopment Bill #900) redevelopment of a portion of the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, unit #27; (Redevelopment Bill #901) redevelopment of a portion of the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, unit #28; (Redevelopment Bill #902) redevelopment of a portion of the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, unit #42; (Redevelopment Bill #903) amendment to redevelopment proposal for a portion of the Washington Square Redevelopment Area, unit #1; (Redevelopment Bill #904) redevelopment contract for Washington Square Redevelopment Area, unit #1; (Redevelopment Bill #905) redevelopment contract for a portion of the Washington Square Redevelopment Area, unit #1; (Redevelopment Bill #914) redevelopment contract for a portion of the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, unit #7; (Property Bill #916) Frankford Avenue and Glenwood Avenue; (Street Bill #886) Geary Street, 15th Street, 16th Street; (Street Bill #908) Maxwell Street, drainage area from Revere Street to Maxwell Street; (Street Bill #923) area bounded by Haines, Musgrave Street, right-of-way of the Chestnut Hill Branch of the Reading Company. City Plan changes: Webster Street; area bounded by Christian Street, 3rd Street, Washington Avenue and 5th Street; Appletree Street.

April 4 1961
Minutes of March 7, 1961. Revised final plat, London Road and Southampton Road (SD-690). Independence Mall Redevelopment Area, resolution, prior acquisition at 6th and Market Streets. Bill #883; to change designation from Class D-1 Residential to Class B Residential, area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Calumet Street, East River Road and a line northwest of Calumet Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #81: Ashton and Willits Roads, C Residential to Shopping Center-2. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #954) Megargee Street and Cottage Street; (Bill #955) Welsh Road and Mower Street; (Bill #965) 50th Street and City Avenue; (Bill #971) Blakiston Street and Hegerman Street. Capital Program and Budget (Bills #972 and #973). Miscellaneous ordinances: (Bill #974) to create a loan of $425,000 for the purchase and modernization of voting machines; (Bill #975) to authorize a loan for $3.6 million for the extension, construction, improvement and equipment of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum, Exhibition and Convention Halls and other trade and convention facilities, and acquisition of land, property and equipment therefor. City property ordinances: (Bill #935) 11th Street and Lehigh Avenue for a parking lot; (Bill #939) 51st and Chestnut Streets for a parking lot; (Bill #946) Broad Street and Rockland Street for a parking lot; Edwin Street and Leland Street for a parking lot; (Bill #961) Ruth and Clearfield Streets for a parking lot; (Bill #962) Jasper and York Streets for a parking lot; (Bill #964) 41st and Warren Streets, 41st and Wallace Streets, 41st Street and Lancaster Avenue; (Bill #966) Wayne Avenue and Hunting Park Avenue.  Street ordinances: (Bill #936) Park Avenue; (Bill #948) 8th Street, Filbert Street; (Bill #970) Shelmire Avenue; (Bill #922) 4003 Walnut Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Bradford Street, Leonard Street, Calvert Street, Tudor Street; Commerce Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Zoning Bill #969) area bounded by Spruce Street, 3rd Street, Chancellor Street, Dock Street and Mattis Street; (Zoning Bill #979) area bounded by Oregon Avenue, Front Street, Bigler Street and Randolph Street; (Bill #956) Capital Program amendment for 1960 to 1965; (Bill #957) Capital Budget amendment for 1960; (Bill #958) Capital Program amendment for 1961 to 1966; (Bill #959) Capital Budget amendment for 1961; (Property Bill #942) Pastorius Park and Lincoln Drive; (Street Bill #950) 2nd Street, American Street; (Street Bill #951) Torresdale Avenue; (Street Bill #977) Bridge Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation Plans): Towanda Street, Gravers Lane; Tackawanna Street.

April 18 1961
Portion of final plat, St. Andrew Road and Glengarry Road (SD-962). Certification of the Haddington Redevelopment Area. Haddington-Approval of proposed land use plan. Request to convey City-owned and adjoining River Field (University of Pennsylvania) to the Pennsylvania Railroad. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1004) Johnson Street and Sprague Street; (Bill #1012) amend Section 14-503 of the Philadelphia Code pertaining to the General Industrial District by revising a certain use restriction; (Bill #1013) Gregg Street and Krewstown Road; (Bill #1016) Patton Street and Wharton Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #991) Gustine Lake traffic interchange; (Bill #998) Wissahickon Avenue; (Bill #1015) intersection of 11th Street and Terminal Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: Wyola Road, Oswego Road, Tamaqua Road, Tuckahoe Road, Comanche Road, Buchanan Drive, Spring Lane, Stassen Lane, Northwestern Avenue; Silverwood Street; Delancey Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Zoning Bill #1010) area bounded by Girard Avenue, 8th Street, Poplar Street and Darien Street; (Bill #981) Capital Program amendment for 1961 to 1966; (Bill #982) Capital Budget amendment for 1961; (Redevelopment Bill #1008) amend an ordinance approved December 24, 1959 approving a redevelopment proposal for the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, East Poplar Urban Renewal Area; (Redevelopment Bill #1009) redevelopment contract for a portion of the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, East Poplar Urban Renewal Area, units #15, #17, #19 and #26; (Property Bill #995) Lincoln Drive and Cresheim Road; (Street Bill #992) 15th Street, 16th Street; (Street Bill #996) Huron Street; (Street Bill #997) Bishop's Lane; (Street Bill #1005) Poplar Street; (Street Bill #1011) Griffith Street.

May 9 1961
Minutes of March 21, April 4 and April 18. Personnel matters. Citation from the American Institute of Architects. Proposed motion picture of "Philadelphia Story". Advertisement by Girard Trust Corn Exchange Bank. Portion of final plat, area southwest of Woodhaven Road and Waldemire Drive (SD-426). Revised preliminary plat, area northeast of Welsh Road, west of Wynmill Road (SD-651). Proposed extension of time for filing of final plat for area west of Bustleton Avenue and Byberry Road. Community Renewal Program. Washington Square West, boundary of project area. Amended Eastwick Urban Renewal Plan. Eastwick Redevelopment Area: agreement with the Automatic Canteen Company of America. Eastwick Redevelopment Area: agreement with the New Eastwick Corporation. Eastwick Redevelopment Area: agreement for 7500-22 Chelwynde Avenue. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1023) Woodland Avenue and 51st Street; (Bill #1033) Bustleton Avenue and Bergen Street; (Bill #1034) Chesterfield Road and Morrell Avenue; (Bill #1035) area bounded by Stevens Road, Byberry Road, Worthington Road, Northeast Avenue and a line southwest of Welton Street; (Bill #1047) Wigard Avenue and Ridge Avenue; (Bill #1051) Morning Glory and Barbary Roads; (Bill #1052) Bustleton Avenue and Gregg Street; (Bill #1056) 10th Street and Pattison Avenue; (Bill #1075) Marsden Street and Blakiston Street; (Bill #1076) Red Lion Road and Northeast Avenue. Street ordinances: (Bill #1017) sewer and drainage right-of-way through Marston Playground, Willard Street and Marston Street; (Bill #1037) Leiper Street; (Bill #1028) Bustleton Avenue; (Bill #1027) Grant Avenue; (Bill #1061) Enterprise Avenue; (Bill #1065) Salaignac Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Bradford Street, Leonard Street, Calvert Street, Tudor Street; Codorus Road, Dundee Circle. Ordinances previously approved: (Street Bill #1026) Gaskill Street, Rodman Street, Bodine Street, American Street, Philip Street; (Street Bill #1029) Walnut Hill Street; (Bill #1046) Silverwood Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Frankford Creek; Harmony Street; Heather Street, Avon Street, Parlin Street, Jeanes Street; Bridle Place; Moredun Avenue, Cargill Lane.

May 23 1961
Minutes of May 1961. Subscription to Planning Advisory Service. Portion of final plat, area southeast of Woodhaven Road and Waldemire Drive (SD-426). Revised preliminary plat, area southeast of Frankford Avenue, northeast from Stevens Street (SD-338). Preliminary plat, portion of Washington Square East, north of Spruce Street between 3rd and Dock Streets (SD-1270). Preliminary plat, Eastwick Redevelopment Area. Fernhill Park in the Comprehensive Plan. Resolution of Council, Comprehensive Plan. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1056) 10th Street and Pattison Avenue; (Bill #1082) Woodland Avenue and Woodland Terrace; (Bill #1087) Strahle Street and Frankford Avenue; (Bill #1088) area bounded by Strahle Street, Frankford Avenue, Kendrick Street and Gillespie Street; (Bill #1099) area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, President Street, Wistaria Street and Bowler Street. City property ordinances: (Bill #1080) 11th Steet and Winter Street for a police station; (Bill #1089) Hazard Street and Collins Street for recreational purposes. Redevelopment ordinances: (Bill #1084) declaring the interest of the City of Philadelphia in participating in the program of State assistance for housing, including slum clearance and redevelopment, for the Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, and requesting an allocation of funds to the Redevelopment Authority in the amount not exceeding $4,250,000; (Bill #1090) amend the ordinance approved May 26, 1958 for a redevelopment proposal for the Eastwick Redevelopment Area. Proposed City Plan changes: Codorus Road, Ayrdale Road, Dundee Circle; 64th Avenue, Mascher Street; 5th Street. Ordinance previously approved: (Redevelopment Bill #1091) redevelopment contract for a portion of the Eastwick Redevelopment Area.

June 6 1961
Minutes of May 23, 1961. Preliminary plat, area west of State Road, south of Linden Avenue. Preliminary plat, area of North Philadelphia Airport tract D. Proposed apartment development, south side of Woodhaven Road between Waldemire Drive and Glenfield Street. Proposed sale of property acquired by the City at tax sale, rear of 1219 Ogden Street and 760 S 3rd Street. Proposed City Plan change: City Plan #337, to strike and vacate Bradford, Leonard and Calvert Streets from Cottman Avenue to Bleigh Street, and Tudor Street from Bustleton Avenue to Calvert Street. Chestnut Hill Zoning; Evergreen Avenue and Navajo Street. Eastwick Redevelopment Area: proposed zoning. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #465: to change designation from class B Residential to class C-1 Residential, southwest side of Birch Road from Barbary Road by a line northwest of Medford Road. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1099) area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, President Street, Wistaria Street and Bowler Street; (Bill #1100) Whitaker Avenue and Erie Avenue; (Bill #1116) Keswick and Red Lion Roads; (Bill #1129) Red Lion Road and Calera Road; (Bill #1130) Red Lion Road and Academy Road. Redevelopment ordinances; (Bill #1090) amend the ordinance approved May 26, 1958 approving the proposal for the redevelopment of the Eastwick Redevelopment Area; (Bill #1105) amend the ordinance approved March 4, 1961 approving the redevelopment contract for a portion of the Morton Redevelopment Area, Morton Urban Renewal Area, unit #8; (Bill #1120) to request reservation of federal capital grant funds for University City unit #3; (Bill #1122) to request reservation of federal capital grant funds for Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area; (Bill #1123) to request reservation of federal capital grant funds for the Callowhill Redevelopment Area, Franklin Urban Renewal Area. City property ordinance: (Bill #1111) Philadelphia Aquarium. Street ordinances: (Bill #1104) Ridge Avenue; (Bill #1117) Montgomery Avenue; (Bill #1118) Curtin Street. Proposed City Plan changes: intersection of 34th and Walnut Streets; 15th Street; Regent Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Redevelopment Bill #1102) redevelopment contract for a portion of the Eastwick Redevelopment Area; (Redevelopment Bill #1103) redevelopment contract for a portion of the Eastwick Redevelopment Area; (Street Bill #1106) 64th Avenue, Mascher Street; (Street Bill #1112) area bounded by Cliffwood Road, Cliffwood Road extended, Darlington Road, Flagstaff Road, pine Road and Cliffwood Road extending to Stratford Drive, Shelly Lane; (Street Bill #1132) Lawrence Street; (Bill #1125) Capital Program amendment for 1960 to 1965; (Bill #1126) Capital Budget amendment for 1960; (Bill #1127) Capital Program amendment for 1961 to 1966; (Bill #1128) Capital Budget amendment for 1960. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Sherman Street; 2nd Street, American Street, Locust Street, St. James Street; Geary Street, 15th Street, 16th Street.

June 20 1961
Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, area north of Red Lion Road at Keswick Road. Capital Program and Budget omnibus amendments. Proposed sale of property, 523 W. Susquehanna Avenue. Proposed street striking, Bustleton and Cottman Avenues. Reconsideration of Bill #1111; authorizing the Fairmount Park Commission, on behalf of the City, to lease to the John B. Kelly Foundation, a portion of City-owned property, known as the Philadelphia Aquarium, under certain terms and conditions. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #965: to change designation from partly class A Commercial and partly class B Residential to a single designation of class F Residential, northeast side of 50th Street, 238 ft southeast of City Avenue. City property ordinance: (Bill #1139) Lancaster Avenue and 50th Street. Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #1120) request reservation of federal capital grant funds approving the undertaking of surveys and plans for an urban renewal project and authorizing the filing of an application for federal advance of funds with respect to the University City #3 Urban Renewal Area. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #1156) to authorize creation of a loan for $1,375,000 for teh improvement of land for redevelopment purposes, including the extension, construction and improvement of water and sewer lines and streets upon and leading to such land. Street ordinances: (Bill #1171) intersection of 11th Street and Terminal Avenue; (Bill #1141) Front Street; (Bill #1160) Solly Avenue, Hoffnagle Place, Strahle Street; (Bill #1136) Alburger Avenue; (Bill #1158) Roosevelt Boulevard; (Bill #1159) Roosevelt Boulevard; (Bill #1137) Academy Road, Red Lion Road. Proposed City Plan change: 15th Street. Ordinances previously approved; (Zoning Bill #1135) 24th Street and park Towne Place; (Bill #1133) Lindbergh Boulevard, 77th Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Academy Road.

July 7 1961
Election of Acting Chairman. Minutes of June 6, 1961. Preliminary plat, area northeast of Island Avenue, northwest and southeast of Enterprise Avenue (SD-1303). Final plat, area northwest corner of Pine Hill Avenue and Jeanes Street (SD-957). Revised final plat, area northwest of Knights Road and Academy Road (SD-822). Final plat, Washington Square East, area east of 3rd Street north of Spruce Street (SD-1270). Proposed contract with Penn Cartographers for land use mapping. Proposed conversion of IBM cards to magnetic tape. Proposed amendment to the 1961 Capital Budget and 1961-1966 Capital Program-Department of Commerce and Water Department. Revision of boundaries, Washington Square East, unit #3. Independence Mall I Redevelopment Area Plan. Proposed change in number of houses on north side of Master Street, Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area. Proposed sale of City-owned property, 47th and Market Streets. Bill #1141: to place rights-of-way for sewer and drainage purposes southwest from Hunting Park Avenue to Front Street, and from Front Street south from Hunting Park Avenue to Luzerne Street. Property conveyance of City-owned land to the Redevelopment Authority, Comly and Decatur Roads, North Philadelphia Airport. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #801: Roosevelt Boulevard, Woodhaven interchange, Byberry Road in line of Evans Street, C Residential and Limited Industrial to Shopping Center-2. Zoning Bill: (Bill #1193) 10th Street and Oak Lane. City property ordinances: (Bill #1206) Hunting Park Avenue and Willard Street, Willard and Marston Streets; (Bill #1219) 11th Street and Winter Street for a police station; 20th and Arch Streets for a fire station; (Bill #1221) 4th Street and Wharton Street for parking purposes. Street ordinances: (Bill #1178) Gorgas Lane; (Bill #1192) 72nd Avenue; (Bill #1230) Bruce Street, Gregg Street, Redman Street, Heritage Street, Goodnau Avenue. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #1249) organize an Authority under the Municipality Authorities Act to undertake the acquisition, construction, operation, maintenance and leasing of municipal stadiums and related facilities. Proposed City Plan changes: Ferndale Street; Poquessing Avenue. Ordinances previously approved: (Zoning Bill #1209) area bounded by Dicks Avenue, 62nd Street, Eastwick Avenue and 70th Street; (Street Bill #1175) intersection of 34th and Walnut Streets; (Street Bill #1176) Laramie Road, Remsen Road, Kismet Road, Laramie Place; (Street Bill #1177) Silverwood Street; (Street Bill #1231) Palmetto Street; (Street Bill #1232) Calvert Street, Leonard Street, Bradford Street, Tudor Street; (Property Bill #1174) 63rd Street and Woodland Avenue for parking purposes; (Bill #1242) piers and other structures between the lines of Bridge Street at the Delaware River. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): State Road; Bustleton Avenue; Griffith Street; 15th Street, 16th Street; Roosevelt Boulevard Extension, St. Lukes Street. 

July 21 1961
Minutes of June 20, 1961. Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, area northeast of Island Avenue, northwest and southeast of Enterprise Avenue (SD-1303). Resolution: proposed certification of area bounded on the north by the right-of-way line of the Delaware River Port Authority and Moyamensing Road, on the east by 20th Street, on the south by Pattison Avenue and on the west by Penrose Ferry Road. Planting of trees on Chestnut Street. Proposed conversion of IBM cards to magnetic tape. Reconsideration of proposed change in number of houses on north side of Master Street, Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area. Proposed acquisition of property bounded by Moyer, Ritter and Harold Streets as an addition to the Aramingo Playground. Street ordinances: (Bill #600) Front Street; (Bill #1121) Fowler Street; (Bill #1217) Park Avenue. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #1249) declaring the intention of the Council of the City of Philadelphia to organize an Authority under the Municipality Authorities Act to undertake the acquisition, construction, operation, maintenance and leasing of municipal stadiums and related facilities. Proposed City Plan changes: 9th Street; Keystone Street, Bleigh Street; Bleigh Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans); Gaskiill Street, Rodman Street, Bodine Street, American Street, Philip Street; Verree Road, Welsh Road; Enterprise Avenue; 64th Avenue, Mascher Street; Germantown Avenue.

August 4 1961
Minutes of July 7 and 21, 1961. Councilmanic resolution: Comprehensive Plan. Certification of Hartranft Redevelopment Area. Haddington Redevelopment Area. Zoning ordinance: (Bill #1282) area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Knorr Street, Charles Street and a line southwest of Knorr Street. Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #1302) amend Section 1 and Section 4 of an ordinance approved July 7, 1960 approving surveys and plans for an urban renewal project, authorizing the filing of an application for federal advance of funds with respect to the Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area. City property ordinances; (Bill #1267) lease for 88 acres of City-owned land for a marina; (Bill #1268) Delaware Avenue and McKean Street for port purposes; (Bill #1275) Comly Road and Decatur Road; (Bill #1253) Roosevelt Boulevard and Clarissa Street for parking purposes; (Bill #1296) certain plots of ground under Roosevelt Boulevard Extension from Clarissa Street to Germantown Avenue for parking purposes; (Bill #1294) Mill Creek Sewer from 50th Street and Brown Street to 53rd Street and Poplar Street. Street ordinances; (Bill #1222) Benjamin Franklin Parkway; (Bill #1223) tract bounded by 15th Street, Broad Street, Pennsylvania Boulevard and Market Street for addition to Fairmount Park; (Bill #1259) sewer and drainage right-of-way from dead end of Cotton Street to the Schuylkill River; (Bill #1262) 9th Street; (Bill #1250) Hartranft Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Beck Street; Fishers Lane. Ordinances previously approved: (Zoning Bill #1305) amending Section 14-1401 of the Philadelphia Code pertaining to off-street parking, by changing requirements for certain multiple dwellings; (Redevelopment Bill #1271) construct an underground garage in the Washington Square Redevelopment Area, Washington Square Urban Renewal Area, unit #1; (Bill #1283) Capital Program amendment for 1961 to 1966; (Bill #1284) Capital Budget amendment for 1960; (Bill #1285) Capital Program amendment for 1961 to 1966; (Bill #1286) Capital Budget amendment for 1961; (Bill #1287) Capital Program amendment for 1961 to 1966; (Bill #1288) Capital Budget amendment for 1961; (Street Bill #1257): 66th Street, 67th Street, 68th Street, 69th Street, Grovers Avenue, Lyons Avenue, Lindbergh Boulevard, Eastwick Avenue, Passyunk Avenue, Harley Avenue, Bonnafon Street; (Street Bill #1258) Grovers Lane, 75th Street, Turnstone Place, Island Avenue; (Street Bill #1272) St. James Place, Philip Place, Locust Street, 2nd Street; (Street Bill #1290) Parrish Street, Marshall Street, Cambridge Street, George Street, Wendle Street, Darien Street, Randolph Street, Brandywine Street, Franklin Street, Candia Place, Tilden Place, Davidson Place, Calvin Place, Armond Place, Dachus Place; (Property Bill #1256) 47th and Market Streets; (Property Bill #1260) Grange Avenue and Marvine Street; (Property Bill #1261) Grange Avenue and Marvine Street; (Property Bill #1269) 3rd Street and Fitzwater Street; (Property Bill #1270) 13th and Ogden Streets; (Property Bill #1292) Ritter and Harold Streets; (Bill #1293) Susquehanna Avenue and Reese Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Ferndale Street; Spring Street; Poplar Street; area bounded by Haines Street, Musgrave Street, Chestnut Hill Branch of the Reading Company, Price Street, Osceola Street, Rittenhouse Street and Baynton Street.

August 11 1961
Portion of final plat, Webb and Knapp (SD-1270). Preliminary plat, tract B, North Philadelphia Airport (SD-778). Reply to review of Comprehensive Plan by Chamber of Commerce. Morton Redevelopment Area: contract with Molded Insulation Company, units #28 and #33. Proposed transfer of 50 ft strip of Rittenhouse Street to the Redevelopment Authority. Zoning ordinance: (Bill #1307) area bounded by Ferndale Street, Greymont Street, Verree Road and a line northeast of Red Lion Road. Street ordinances: (Bill #1262) 9th Street; (Bill #1308) Curtin Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Property Bill #1301) ground located on the southwesterly side of the Industrial Highway in Tinicum Township, Delaware County; (Street Bill #1300) Regent Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): intersection of 11th Street and Terminal Avenue; Allens Lane and the Philadelphia, Germantown and Chestnut Hill Branch of the Connecting Railways Company, Lincoln Drive and Cresheim Valley Drive; Northeast Freeway, traffic interchanges at Oxford Avenue, Cottman Avenue, Rhawn Street, Grant Avenue, Red Lion Road, Woodhaven Road.

September 8 1961
Minutes of August 4 and 11, 1961. Maternity leave request-Sylvia Blackwell. Preliminary plat: are between Brown Street, Poplar Street, 7th Street, 5th Street (SD-1305). Portion of final plat: area south of Brown Street between 7th Street and Marshall Street (SD-1305). Portion of final plat: are north of Curtin and Sydenham Streets (SD-900). Preliminary plat: area northwest of Island Avenue, northwest and southeast of Enterprise Avenue (SD-1303). Final plat: Eastwick Redevelopment Area, Turnstone Place, Gros Beak and Ibis Place (SD-1245). Certification of Ontario Redevelopment Area. Hartranft Redevelopment Area. University of Pennsylvania Development Plan. Rittenhouse Street: proposed transfer of 50 ft strip to the Redevelopment Authority. Improvement of Roosevelt Boulevard: letter from United Northeast Civic Association. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #954: to change designation from class D Residential to class A Commercial, westerly corner Megargee and Cottage Streets. Zoning Bill #1307: Verree Road, Greymont Street and Ferndale Street. Zoning ordinances (Zoning Bill #1343) relating to zoning classification of property now used for railroad purposes but proposed to be used for other purposes; (Bill #1336) Bustleton Avenue and Woodhaven Road; (Bill #1342) Rhoads Street and Haverford Avenue; (Bill #1358) Easton Road and Woolston Avenue. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #1337, #1338, #1339, #1353, #1354, #1355, #1356, #1357). City property ordinances: (Bill #1341) land on both sides of the Mill Creek Sewer from 50th and Brown Streets to 53rd and Poplar Streets; (Bill #1346) Broad and Market Streets for City Hall West Plaza. Street ordinances: (Bill #1308) Curtin Street; (Bill #1325) adopting an arterial use plan, designating certain streets as arterial streets and requiring filing of the Plan and the list with the Department of Records; (Bill #1326) State Road; (Bill #1327) Rising Sun Avenue, Emerson Street; (Bill #1345) Cheltenham Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: Curtin Street; Pearce Street; Olive Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Zoning Bill #1350) Spring Garden and 6th Streets; (Redevelopment Bill #1344) redevelopment contract for Morton Redevelopment Area, Morton Urban Renewal Area, units #28 and #33; (Property Bill #1318) bed of 22nd Street; (Property Bill #1347) Fairmount Avenue and Delaware Avenue for an incinerator; (Street Bill #1320) Ayrdale Road, Dundee Circle, Codorus Road; (Street Bill #1349) Beck Street; (Street Bill #1328) area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Poquessing Creek and Stevenson Street; (Street Bill #1329) Poquessing Avenue; (Street Bill #1330) Laramie Road, Remsen Road, Kismet Road, Laramie Place; (Street Bill #1351) Drummond Road. Darnell Road, Dutton Road. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): American Street; sewer and drainage rights-of-way on Hunting Park Avenue; St. James Place, Philip Place, Locust Street, 2nd Street; Calvert Street, Leonard Street, Bradford Street, Tudor Street; Maxwell Place, drainage area from Revere Street to Maxwell Street; Alburger Avenue; area bounded by Cliffwood Road, Cliffwood Road extended, Darlington Road, Flagstaff Road, Pine Road, Stratford Drive, Shelly Lane, Beth Drive, Laurie Lane and Laramie Road; Turnstone Place; Eastwick Avenue, Gros Beak Place, Ibis Place.

September 22 1961
Minutes of September 8, 1961. Personnel matters. Portion of final plat, southwest corner of Bustleton Avenue and Avon Street (SD-394). Preliminary plat, area 20th and Hartranft Street. Final plat, Gros Beak, Ibis Place and Turnstone Place (SD-1245). Washington Square Redevelopment Area amended Redevelopment Area Plan. Southwest Temple Redevelopment amended Redevelopment Proposal. Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, redevelopment agreement, Mt. Zion Methodist Church. Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, redevelopment agreement, Bright Hope Baptist Church. Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, redevelopment proposal, unit #1. Hartranft Redevelopment Area, redevelopment proposal. Proposed development of Nurses' School and Home for Hanhemann Hospital. Request for custody of a plot of ground at the southeast corner of Academy and Comly Roads for proposed fire station. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1047: southeast side of Wigard Avenue, Ridge Avenue to a point approximately 1,916 ft northeast thereof, A Residential to B Residential. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1342) Rhoads Street and Haverford Avenue; (Bill #1343) related to zoning classification of property now used for railroad purposes which is proposed to be used for other purposes; (Bill #1367) Old Newtown Road and Tremont Street. City property ordinance: (Bill #1364) 15th and Market Streets. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #1378, #1379, #1380). Redevelopment ordinances: (Bill #1376) redevelopment proposal for Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #1; (Bill #1383) redevelopment proposal for Hartranft Redevelopment Area, Navy Housing Project. Street ordinance: (Bill #1371) Magazine Lane, Beggartown Lane. Proposed city Plan change: Telner Street, Crittenden Street, Andersen Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Brierdale Road, Lomond Lane, Seffert Street, Caddilac Lane; Lindbergh Boulevard, 77th Street; intersection of 34th and Walnut Streets; Park Avenue; Almond Street, Brill Street.

October 6 1961
Personnel matters. Amendments to Bills #1378 and #1379: Capital Program and Budget. Location of proposed sports stadium. Proposed sale of City-owned land, Legion and President Streets. Reconsideration of Bill #1047: southeast sie of Wigard Street, Ridge Avenue to 1,916 ft northeast, A Residential to B Residential. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1307: area bounded by Ferndale, Greymont, Verree and Red Lion, B Residential and C Residential to Shopping Center. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1342: southerly corner of Rhoads Street and Haverford Avenue, D Residential to Shopping Center. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1387) Howland Street and Hunting Park Avenue; (Bill #1392) 5th and Rockland Streets. Proposed City Plan change: Telner Street, Crittenden Street, Ardleigh Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Street Bill #1393) Ashton Road; (Street Bill #1394) Tabor Avenue. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Sherman Street; Silverwood Street; Poquessing Avenue; Laramie Road, Remsen Road, Kismet Road, Laramie Place.

October 20 1961
Minutes of September 22 and October 6, 1961. Appointment of Henry Arnold as City Planner III (Design). Preliminary plat, area northeast of 20th and Hartranft Streets. Preliminary plat, northwest of I and Tioga Streets, Industrial. Proposed contract with Vincent Kling for surface treatment of the area above the underground parking garage, 15th and Arch Streets, for $5,000. Hartranft Redevelopment Area: agreement with Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Plan 200 certification area. Bill #1409: Washington Square West 220 area. Proposed sale of City-owned properties: 1015 Orianna Street, 3729 Brown Street and 58 North State Street. Zoning Bill #1342: Rhoads Street and Haverford Avenue, D Residential to Shopping Center-2. City property ordinances: (Bill #1403) 15th and Market Streets for City Hall West Plaza. Street ordinances: (Bill #1411) Red Lion Road; (Bill #1412) Welsh Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Ludlow Street, Woodland Avenue; Balfour Street, Casper Street; Lindbergh Boulevard. Ordinances previously approved; (Street Bill #1404) Olive Street; (Street Bill #1410) Bloomfield Avenue, Oswald Avenue; (Redevelopment Bill #1420) amend an ordinance approved February 26, 1958 for redevelopment of the Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, project A, unit #10; (Redevelopment Bill #1421) redevelopment contract for the Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, project A, unit #10; (Redevelopment Bill #1422) redevelopment contract for the Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, project A, unit #10. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Torresdale Avenue; Northeast Freeway. 

November 3 1961
Personnel matters. Final plat, southeast corner of Revere and Dewey Streets. Final plat, Wigard Avenue, northeast of Ridge Avenue. The University of Pennsylvania Development Plan. Eastwick Redevelopment Area, proposed disposition to Harmil Corporation. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #847: B Residential to C Residential, Glenfield Street, southwest of Woodhaven Road. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1342) Rhoads Street and Haverford Avenue; (Bill #1436) area bounded by Filbert Street, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 15th Street, Arch Street and Broad Street; (Bill #1449) area bounded by Stenton Avenue, Washington Lane, Mansfield Avenue and Tulpehocken Street; (Bill #1452) area bounded by Ramona Avenue, Adams Avenue, Roosevelt Boulevard and Foulkrod Street. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #1441 and #1442). Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #1454) authorizing the Director of Commerce to enter into an agreement with the Redevelopment Authority and with the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation to carry out certain industrial and redevelopment programs and to supersede an existing agreement approved October 11, 1957 establishing a revolving loan fund to be known as the Industrial Development Fund. City property ordinances: (Bill #1433) navigation easement over certain property in Tinicum Township, Delaware County; (Bill #1438) Dupont and Fleming Streets. Street ordinance: (Bill #1435) Arch Street, Filbert Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Camac Street; Nester Avenue, Goodnaw Avenue, Heritage Avenue, Redman Avenue, Gregg Avenue; Bleigh Avenue; Maiden Lane, 34th Street; Blavis Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Redevelopment Bill #1445) redevelopment contract for a portion of the Hartranft Redevelopment Area, Navy Housing Project; (Street Bill #1432) Delancey Street; (Street Bill #1443) Curtin Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Lawrence Street; drainage right-of-way from dead end of Cotton Street to the Schuylkill River.

November 17 1961
Minutes of October 20, 1961. Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, area at Crefeld Street and Chestnut Hill Avenue; Parking policy, Market Street and Walnut Street. Traffic system-Art Museum. Delaware Port South Area proposed certification. Washington Square East unit #1: redevelopment agreement with former homeowners. Bill #1479: Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1, Washington Square Redevelopment Area. Letter from City Parks Association RE Commission position on Tacony Expressway. Proposed acceptance as a gift of the offer of the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf of a tract of land situated on the Northeast corner of Lincoln Drive and Cresheim Road. Proposed zoning change: Hunting Park Avenue and Wayne Avenue. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #847: B Residential to C Residential, Glenfield Street southwest of Woodhaven Road. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1034: A Residential to C-1 Residential, Chesterfield Road from Morrell Avenue to Wessex Lane. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1436) area bounded by Filbert Street, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 15th Street, Arch Street and Broad Street; (Bill #1484) Winchester Avenue and Old Newtown Road; (Bill #1485) Solly Avenue and Pine Road. City property ordinances: (Bill #1468) relinquish City's rights to a certain lot or piece of ground to United States Steel Corporation; (Bill #1446) Gravers Lane and Seminole Street. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #1478) amend Section 14-1902 of the Philadelphia Code pertaining to signs extending beyond the building line by limiting the projection of signs on a certain area of Walnut Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #1480) Enfield Avenue; (Bill #1447) Westmoreland Street. Proposed City Plan change: Cresson Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Redevelopment Bill #1476) redevelopment contract for a portion of the Eastwick Redevelopment Area; (Property Bill #1471) 44th Street and Haverford Avenue for recreational purposes; (Property Bill #1472) 47th and Market Streets. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans) Regent Street; Gowen Avenue; Silverwood Street.

November 24 1961
1962-1967 Capital Program and Budget. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #593; to change designation from partly class A Residential, partly class C-1 residential, and partly class A Commercial to class Sports Stadium, several areas in the tract bounded by Knights Road, Woodhaven Road, Byberry Road and Poquessing Creek. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #847: B Residential to C Residential, Glenfield Street southwest of Woodhaven Road. 

December 1 1961
Minutes of November 3, 17 and 24, 1961. College Avenue Redevelopment Area, St. Joseph's Urban Renewal Plan and redevelopment agreement. West Poplar Redevelopment, North Allen, 2nd amendment to Redevelopment Area Plan and redevelopment agreement. Proposed acquisition of additional plot of ground for Roosevelt Boulevard Extension parking site, 4402-4404 Wayne Avenue. Proposal to select and appropriate a plot of ground with the buildings and improvements thereon, on the southwest corner of 21st and Market Streets for fire station purposes. Zoning Bill #1099: B Residential to C Residential and Shopping Center to H-2 Residential, area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, President Street, Wisteria Street, and Bowler Street. Zoning Bill #1512: from partly C Residential, partly D Residential, partly Shopping Center-2, and partly Limited Industrial to D-1 Residential, portion of area bounded by Pattison Avenue, Penrose Avenue, Hartranft Street and 20th Street. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1494) Rhawn Street and Landon Street, Rhawn Street and Summerdale Avenue; (Bill #1495) Southampton Road and Endicott Street; (Bill #1497) Rhoads Street and Haverford Avenue. Street ordinance: (Bill #1492) Portis Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Gordons Mill Road; Woodland Avenue, 38th Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Street Bill #1489) Pearce Street; (Street Bill #1491) Bleigh Avenue; (Street Bill #1496) Crittenden Street, Andreson Street, Telner Street, Ardleigh Street; (Street Bill #1498) 17th Street, 18th Street, 19th Street, Geary Street; (Street Bill #1506) Bleigh Avenue, Keystone Street; (Street Bill #1511) 34th Street, Maiden Lane, Mifflin Lane; (Property Bill #1510) Lincoln Drive and Cresheim Road for park purposes. City Plan change (Confirmation plan); Stevens Road, Herschel Road.

December 15 1961
Minutes of December 1, 1961. Personnel: proposed appointment of Richard P. Bansen as Coordination Assistant. Preliminary plat, area southwest corner of Woodhaven and Bustleton Avenue. Bill #1336: to change designation from partly A Residential and partly A Commercial to a single designation of Shopping Center-2, southerly corner of Bustleton Avenue and Woodhaven Road. Proposed acquisition of land at 5th and Huntingdon for off-street parking. City Plan change (Confirmation plan): City Plan #307, to strike and vacate Benjamin Franklin Parkway from Broad Street to the Art Museum. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1509) Castor Avenue and Solly Avenue; (Bill #1515) Hunting Park Avenue and Wayne Avenue; (Bill #1520) Frankford Avenue and Linden Avenue; (Bill #1521) Rittenhouse Street and Wayne Avenue. City property ordinances: (Bill #1514) Youth Rehabilitation Center; (Bill #1527) Fort Mifflin; (Bill #1528) Delaware Avenue and Delaware River Port Authority right-of-way southwest of Oregon Avenue for port purposes. Ordinances previously approved: (Zoning Bill #1532) amend Section 14-303 of the Philadelphia Code pertaining to uses in A Commercial District by adding certain use restrictions; (Zoning Bill #1531) amend Section 9-601 of the Philadelphia Code pertaining to garages, parking lots, sales lots and sales showrooms by adding restrictions in certain areas; (Redevelopment Bill #1522) amend ordinance approved November 29, 1957 approving the amendment of the redevelopment plan for a portion of West Poplar Redevelopment Area, North Allen Project; (Redevelopment Bill #1523) amend an ordinance approved November 29, 1957 approving a redevelopment proposal for a portion of the West Poplar Redevelopment Area, North Allen Project, sub-area #2a; (Street Bill #1517) Balfour Street, Casper Street; (Street Bill #1530) Opal Street; (Property Bill #1525) State Street and Powelton Avenue; (Property Bill #1529) Brown Street and 37th Street; (Property Bill #1535) Orianna Street and Culvert Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Ayrdale Road, Dundee Circle, Codorus Road; Bishop's Lane; Norcom Road, Red Lion Road; Tabor Avenue.


1960

January 12 1960
Personnel matters. Permission for Executive Director to serve as consultant to the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Commission. Resolution to Dr. Welsh as retiring Chairman of the Technical Advisory Committee on Recreation. Proposed contract with Aaron Levine as consultant on Panorama Exhibit. Heliport study. Proposed amendments to the 1959 Capital Budget and the 1959-1964 Capital Program. Confirmation plans: Willits Road, Northview Road, Eastview Road; Haven Place; Washington Avenue; Devereaux Avenue; Leverington Avenue; Jeanes Street, Selmer Road, Selmer Plaza, Selmer Terrace, Selmer Place; Hegerman Street; Ashfield Lane. 

January 19 1960
Revised preliminary plat, area at St. Martins Road, Towanda Street, Fairmount Park and Hartwell Lane (SD-962). Portion of final plat, area bounded by Rhoads Street, Haverford Avenue, 75th Street, Cobbs Creek Parkway (SD-227). Proposed exchange of 25 sq ft of land, Pennwood Road and Morris Park (Fairmount Park). Zoning ordinance: (Bill #16) Grant Avenue and Academy Road. City property ordinance: (Bill #5) 8th Street and Fitzwater Street; (Bill #6) Wood Street and 12th Street; (Bill #18) Frankford Avenue and Ruan Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #7) Redd Rambler Drive, Redd Rambler Place, Redd Rambler Terrace; Welsh Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Montgomery Avenue. City Plan changes: Vankirk Street, Howell Street, Delaware Avenue; Jackson Street; Solly Avenue; Vine Street.

February 9 1960
Minutes of January 12 and 19, 1960. Portion of final plat, south of Woodhaven Road, east of Waldemire Drive (SD-426). Portion of final plat, southwest corner of Welsh Road and Axe Factory Road, north of Holme Avenue (SD-308). Final plat, area west of Pine Road and north of Rockwell Avenue (SD-883). Proposed amendment to the 1959 Capital Budget and 1959-1964 Capital Program and the 1960 Capital Budget and the 1960-1965 Capital Program-Police Administration Building. Discussion of heliport. University Redevelopment Area-Drexel Urban Renewal Area redevelopment proposal. Proposed change in zoning text, definition of family. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #26) Academy Road and Comly Road; (Bill #27) Verree Road and Redd Rambler Drive; (Bill #36) Roosevelt Boulevard and Michener Street; (Bill #37) Welsh Road and Bustleton Avenue; (Bill #45) area bounded by 11th Street, Cumberland Street, 10th Street and York Street; (Bill #48) Stenton Avenue and Phil-Ellena Street; (Bill #51) Christian Street and Grays Ferry Avenue; (Bill #54) area bounded by Douglas Street, Diamond Street, 33rd Street and Diamond Street. City property ordinances: (Bill #40) Philadelphia, Germantown and Chestnut Hill Branch of the Connecting Railways Company and Allens Lane. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #52 and #53). Street ordinances: (Bill #29) Morris Street; (Bill #30) a bridge over Urbanna Street between 4th and 5th Streets; (Bill #31) Northeast Avenue, Krewstown Road; (Bill #32) Edison Avenue; (Bill #33) Woodfern Road; (Bill #47) Curtin Street; (Bill #50) Woodland Avenue, Sansom Street, Ionic Street, Moravian Street. Proposed City Plan change: (Bill #128) Garnet Street. City Plan changes: Spencer Avenue; Arthur Street; Barbary Road, Fedor Road, Sweet Briar Road, Secane Drive; Bell Green Place.

February 16 1960
Acceptance of Arthur D. Little Study of Industrial Obsolescence. Revised preliminary plat, northeast corner of Knights Road and Woodhaven Road (SD-439). Portion of final plat, north of Red Lion Road, west of Knights Road (SD-766). Updating of Washington Square model. Proposed sale of City-owned property at 34th and Reed Streets. Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area redevelopment proposal. University Redevelopment Area, Drexel Urban Renewal Area redevelopment proposal. Zoning ordinance: (Bill #45) area bounded by 11th Street, Cumberland Street, 10th Street and York Street. Street ordinance: (Bill #43) Alder Street, Warnock Street, Cumberland Street, York Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Lombard Street; Bruce Avenue, Gregg Avenue, Redman Avenue, Heritage Avenue, Goodnaw Avenue; Lindbergh Boulevard, 77th Street; former Frankford Creek; Mower Street; area bounded by 47th Street, Brown Street, 44th Street, Aspen Street, 46th Street and Fairmount Avenue. City Plan changes: Belgrade Street, Luzerne Street; 31st Street; Norwood Avenue, Sugar Loaf Drive, Stroud Street; Eastwick Avenue; Enterprise Avenue. 

March 1 1960
Discussion of letter requesting joint meeting with Camden City Planning Board. Pattison Avenue East Redevelopment Area Plan. Woodhaven Road. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #56) 15th Street and Pacific Avenue; (Bill #57) 17th Street and Allegheny Avenue; (Bill #61) Broad Street and 70th Avenue; (Bill #76) Castor Avenue and Napfle Avenue; (Bill #77) Frontenac Street and Hoffnagle Street; (Bill #78) Krewstown Road and Brooks Street; (Bill #79) Summerdale Avenue and Hoffnagle Street; (Bill #80) Tomlinson Road and Gifford Avenue; (Bill #81) area bounded by Tremont Street, Ashton Road, Willits Road and a line parallel with and southeast of Ashton Road; (Bill #88) Pickwick Street and Belgrade Street; (Bill #89) Ridge Avenue and Domino Lane; (Bill #98) 37th Street and Powelton Avenue; (Bill #105) Knights Road and Mechanicsville Road; (Bill #106) Mechanicsville Road and Knights Road; (Bill #107) area bounded by Horrocks Street, Bleigh Avenue, Bustleton Avenue and Shelmire Avenue. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #108, #109, #110, #111). Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #115) proposal for the redevelopment of the Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, Southwest Temple Urban Renewal Area and approving the Urban Renewal Plan. City property ordinance: (Bill #62) Grange Avenue and 12th Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #97) Passyunk Avenue; (Bill #100) drainage and water pipe right-of-way through the property of the Philadelphia Housing Authority, from Comly Street to Benner Street; (Bill #101) drainage right-of-way at Colman Road and Basile Road; (Bill #103) Willits Road; (Bill #102) Warren Street; (Bill #114) Edwin Street; (Bill #83) Montgomery Avenue, Orianna Street; (Bill #82) Lewis Street, Salmon Street, Edgemont Street; (Bill #65) area bounded by Woodhaven Road, Glenfield Street, Ronnald Drive, Waldemire Drive, property lines northeast of Ronnald Drive, property line northwest of Waldemire Drive; (Bill #64) Byberry Road; (Bill #113) amend Chapter 9-200 of the Philadelphia Code relating to commercial activities on streets by adding Section 9-206 providing for the placing of telephone booths on sidewalks. Proposed City Plan changes: Lombard Street; Dorcas Street; Bridge Street; Lindbergh Boulevard, 77th Street; drainage right-of-way southeast of Pine Road; Vodges Street, Summer Street; Clarion Street, Berks Street, Watts Street, Park Avenue. City Plan changes: Banes Street, intersection bounded by Banes Street, Bustleton Avenue and Lott Avenue; portion of Independence Mall bounded by Arch Street, 6th Street, Race Street, and 5th Street.

March 15 1960
Proposed leave of absence for Wilhelm von Moltke. Final plat, area northeast corner of Academy and Red Lion Roads (SD-877). Final plat, northeast corner of Blakiston Street and Torresdale Avenue (SD-812). Final plat, area southeast corner of Packer Avenue and 18th Street (SD-900). Temple Redevelopment Area. Approval of public housing site-Powelton Homes. Approval of public housing site-Haddington II. Letter from Citizens' Advisory Board for Tinicum Wildlife Preserve. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #123) Rhoads Street and Haverford Avenue; (Bill #125) area bounded by Lawrence Street, Oak Lane Road, Cheltenham Avenue, 4th Street and an irregular line southwest of Oak Lane Road and of Cheltenham Avenue; (Bill #133) Green Street and 11th Street; amend Chapters 14-100 through 14-1400 and Chapter 14-600 of the Philadelphia Code by re-enacting, revising and adding provisions. (Bill #136) area bounded by Brown Street, 45th Street, Aspen Street and 46th Street; (Bill #145) Bustleton Avenue and Avon Street; (Bill #146) area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Hartel Avenue, Bradford Street and Borbeck Avenue; (Bill #147) Frankford Avenue and Megargee Street; (Bill #148) Ripley Street and Bingham Street; (Bill #167) Roosevelt Boulevard and Elbridge Street. Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #135) approving a proposal for the redevelopment of a portion of the University Redevelopment Area #4. City property ordinances: (Bill #137) Dorcas Street and Rhawn Street for transit; (Bill #138) Milnor Street and Vankirk Street for sewer purposes; (Bill #151) Columbia Avenue and 24th Street for Free Library purposes; (Bill #152) Berks Street and Woodstock Street for a health center. Street ordinances: (Bill #92) Cayuga Street; (Bill #124) 4th Street; (Bill #103) Willits Road; (Bill #126) Appletree Street; (Bill #150) St. Andrews Road, Cherokee Street. Proposed City Plan changes: 23rd Street, Nassau Street, Bolton Street, Redner Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Oregon Avenue; Jamison Avenue, Conder Street, Bonner Street, Whitten Street; Franklin Street; Longshore Avenue; north corner of Frankford Avenue and Oxford Avenue.

April 5 1960
Minutes of February 9 and 16, 1960. Personnel matters. Revised preliminary plans, area southwest of Academy Road and Red Lion Road (SD-541). Revised preliminary plat, area east of Knights Road, south of Chalfont Drive (SD-961). Revised portion of final plat, area east of Ashton Road, north of Willits Road (SD-443-F). Final plat, area northeast corner of Academy and Byberry Roads (SD-972). Portion of final plat, west side of Morrell Avenue, north of Chalfont Road (SD-319). Proposed certification - College Avenue Redevelopment Area. East Poplar Redevelopment Area: redevelopment proposal for St. Luke's. Contract with Harbeson, Hough, Livingston and Larson for professional services connected with design and construction of Independence Mall and moving the Free Quaker Meeting House. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #125): area bounded by Lawrence Street, Oak Lane Road, Cheltenham Avenue, 4th Street and an irregular line southwest of Oak Lane Road and Cheltenham Avenue; (Bill #133) Green Street and 11th Street; (Bill #146) area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Hartel Avenue, Bradford Street and Borbeck Avenue; (Bill #148) Ripley Street and Bingham Street; (Bill #170) Church Street and Milnor Street; (Bill #175) Marvine Street and Grange Avenue; (Bill #179) Algon Avenue and Cottman Avenue; (Bill #180) Chalfont Drive and Knights Road; (Bill #181) Ferndale Street and Red Lion Road; (Bill #193) 37th Street and Powelton Avenue; (Bill #194) area bounded by Chestnut Street, 33rd Street, Lancaster Avenue, Market Street, and 32nd Street; (Bill #205) Borbeck Avenue and Bustleton Avenue; (Bill #206) Castor Avenue and Solly Avenue; (Bill #207) area bounded by Hartel Avenue, Bustleton Avenue, Borbeck Avenue and Bustleton Avenue; (Bill #210) area bounded by Berks Street, 13th Street, Montgomery Avenue and Park Avenue; (Bill #221) amend Section 14-303 and 14-304 of the Philadelphia Code pertaining to A and B Commercial Districts by authorizing self-service laundries, etc; (Bill #222) area bounded by Walnut Street, 36th Street, Locust Street and 36th Street; (Bill #225) Mermaid Lane and Winston Road; (Bill #231) area bounded by Walnut Street, 22nd Street, South Street, and the Schuylkill River; (Bill #234) Byberry Road and Dunks Ferry Road; (Bill #235) area bounded by Clark Street, Michener Street, Roosevelt Boulevard and the Bustleton Branch, Pennsylvania Railroad. City property ordinances: (Bill #208) parcel bounded by Broad Street, 15th Street, Market Street, Pennsylvania Boulevard and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, and subsurface property at 15th and Market Streets for municipal purposes; (Bill #188) a plot of ground at Towanda Street and Rex Avenue for public park purposes; (Bill #211) Leiper Street and Ruan Street; Reed Street and Shedwick Street produced. Street ordinances: (Bill #124) 4th Street; (Bill #223) Wayne Avenue; (Bill #224) Domino Lane; (Bill 237) N Park Avenue; (Bill #176) Blue Grass Road; (Bill #196) Knights Road, Kane Road; (Bill #189) Norwood Avenue, Sugar Loaf Drive, Stroud Street; (Bill #185) amend Chapter 9-200 of the Philadelphia Code, relating to commercial activities on streets, by adding Section 9-207 providing for the placing of rest benches on sidewalks. Miscellaneous ordinances: (Bill #220) authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to file an application for advance funds to provide for planning of public works under the terms of Public Law #560, 83rd Congress of the United States, as amended; (Bill #232) authorize the Director of Commerce to enter into an agreement with the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, the Philadelphia Belt Line Railroad Company and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company for the right-of-way and construction, operation and maintenance of four railroad side tracks on Delaware Avenue between Catherine Street and Christian Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Bridge Street, Bridge Street Pier; 23rd Street, Nassau Street, Bolton Street, Redner Street; League Street; Abbottsford Avenue. Confirmation Plans (City Plan changes): Erwin Street; Kismet Road.  

April 19 1960
Resolution. Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, area southwest side of Flagstaff Road, southeast of Pine Road (SD-1102). Final plat, area northwest corner of Byberry Road and Dunks Ferry Road (SD-894). Letter from the Zoning Board of Adjustment concerning application for premises on the east side of 47th Street south of City Avenue. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #231) area bounded by Walnut Street, 22nd Street, South Street and the Schuylkill River; (Bill #243) Welsh Road and Roosevelt Boulevard; (Bill #275) Bustleton Avenue and Bergen Street; (Bill #276) Philmont Avenue and Bustleton Avenue. Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #271) declaring the interest of the City of Philadelphia in participating in the program of State assistance for housing, including slum clearance and redevelopment for the Washington Square Redevelopment Area, Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1. City property ordinances: (Bill #245) south side of the Industrial Highway in Tinicum Township; (Bill #259) Griscom Street and Arrott Street for parking purposes; (Bill #260) Griscom Street and Arrott Street for parking purposes. Street ordinances: (Bill #103) Willits Road; (Bill #176) Blue Grass Road; (Bill #251) Carwithian Avenue, Carwithian Avenue extended; (Bill #252) Bruce Avenue, Gregg Avenue, Redman Avenue, Heritage Avenue, Goodnaw Avenue; (Bill #253) Princeton Avenue; (Bill #185) amend Chapter 9-200 of the Philadelphia Code, relating to commercial activities on streets, by adding Section 9-207 providing for the placing of rest benches on sidewalks. Proposed City Plan changes: Ely Street; Dilworth Street; Olive Street; Bath Street; Pacific Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation Plans): Alder Street, Warnock Street, Cumberland Street, York Street; Northeast Avenue, Krewstown Road; Summerdale Avenue; area bounded by Academy Road, Comly Road, drainage right-of-way along Byberry Creek, and Red Lion Road; Red Rambler Drive, Redd Rambler Terrace.

May 3 1960
Portion of final plat, area west of Morrell Avenue (SD-319). Final plat, area northeast of Verree and Red Lion Road (SD-1038). Preliminary plat, area southwest of Flagstaff Road, southeast of Pine Road (SD-1102). Proposed revision of certain use restrictions in general industrial and least restricted zoning districts. Bill #319: approving the development program of the Philadelphia Housing Authority for low-rent public housing project on the site generally bounded by 22nd Street, 24th Street, Jefferson Street and Oxford Street. Bill #334: to authorize the Fairmount Park Commission to enter into an agreement of lease with Philadelphia Aquarium Inc., for the construction and operation of an aquarium. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #276) Philmont Avenue and Bustleton Avenue; (Bill #315) Bustleton Avenue and Bergen Street; (Bill #316) Cottman Avenue and Calvert Street; (Bill 317) area bounded by Solly Avenue, Ditman Street and Enfield Avenue, northerly corner of Solly Avenue and Ditman Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #253) Princeton Avenue; (Bill #292) erect a bridge over, and a tunnel and conveyor under Chestnut Street; (Bill #295) Rittenhouse Street; (Bill #300) intersection of Grange Avenue and Marvine Street; (Bill #304) Ionic Street, Sansom Street, Philip Street; (Bill #306) Grant Avenue; (Bill #308) Dora Drive, Drake Drive, Chalfont Place. Miscellaneous ordinances (Bill #288) amend the ordinance approved December 27, 1957 entitled An Ordinance authorizing Publicker Industries, Inc., to construct and maintain three pipelines under Vandalia Street, from Snyder Avenue to Weccacoe Avenue; (Bill 289) authorizing Publicker Industries, Inc., to construct and maintain two adjoining pipelines over and across Snyder Avenue between Water Street and Swanson Street. Proposed City Plan change: Gerritt Street. City Plan change: Roosevelt Boulevard Extension.

May 17 1960
Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, area southwest corner of Woodhaven Road and Bustleton Avenue (SD-1097). Portion of final plat, area south of Flagstaff Road, east of Pine Road (SD-1102). Omnibus amendment: 1959 Capital Budget and 1959-1964 Capital Program, 1960 Capital Budget and 1960-1965 Capital Program. Redevelopment proposal for Washington Square East, unit #2. Redevelopment proposal for Washington Square East, Hopkinson House project. Parking site at Germantown Avenue and Venango Street. Parking site at 11th Street and Lehigh Avenue. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #123: southerly corner Rhoads Street and Haverford Avenue, D Residential to A Commercial. Zoning Bill #221 self service laundries. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #316) Cottman Avenue and Calvert Street; (Bill #335) area bounded by McCallum Street, Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Blue Bell Terrace; (Bill #339) Benton Avenue and Bustleton Avenue; (Bill #344) area bounded by Old York Road, Lakeside Avenue, 12th Street and 69th Avenue. Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #336) approving the undertaking of surveys and plans for an urban renewal project, authorizing the filing of an application for federal advance of funds with respect to Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area. City property ordinances; (Bill #354) Pattison Avenue and Swanson Street; (Bill #343) Penn Square Buildings, Juniper and Filbert Streets. Street ordinance: (Bill #253) Princeton Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: Gowen Avenue; McAlpin Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Bill #341) approving the development program of the Philadelphia Housing Authority for a low-rent public housing project on the site generally bounded by (1) Woodland Avenue, 72nd Street, Paschall Avenue and Lloyd Street, and (2) Cobbs Creek Parkway, Greenway Avenue, and the rear of the properties on the south side of Upland Street; (Redevelopment Bill #351) approving the redevelopment proposal for part of the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, St. Luke's Urban Renewal Area; (Street Bill #326) Garnet Street; (Street Bill #332) Enterprise Avenue. City Plan changes: Northeast Freeway; Woodhaven Road; Woodhaven Road, Whiting Road, Whiting Terrace. 

June 7 1960
Minutes of March 1 and 15, April 5 and 19, 1960. Washington Square East, unit #2 redevelopment proposal. Personnel matters. Portion of final plat, area at St. Martins lane, Towanda Street, Fairmount Park and Hartwell Lane (SD-962). Final plat, area northwest corner of Red Lion Road and Knights Road (SD-766). Portion of final plat, area at Pine and Flagstaff Roads (SD-1102). Final plat, area of Morning Glory Road and Rambler Road (SD-899). Request for extension of time for filing of final plat for the area north of Welsh Road, west of Verree Road (SD-651). Proposed amendments to the 1960 Capital Budget: Board of Trade and Conventions and commuter railroad service. Proposed photographic contract with Lewis-Claire Studio. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #147. Zoning ordinance: (Bill #359) I Street and Atlantic Street. Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #379) proposal for the redevelopment of part of the Washington Square Redevelopment Area, Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, Hopkinson House project. Street ordinances: (Bill #292) a bridge over, and a tunnel and conveyors under and across, Chestnut Street, and a passageway along Walnut Street; (Bill #358) 10th Street; (Bill #378) Opal Street; (Bill #390) Carter Road; (Bill #391) Poquessing Creek Drive. Proposed City Plan changes: Lombard Street; Pollack Street, Darien Street, Franklin Street, League Island Road, Huron Street; Tackawana Street; Sackett Street; Brill Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Zoning Bill #380) amend Sections 14-503 and 14-601 of the Philadelphia Code pertaining to General Industrial and Least Restricted Districts respectively by revising certain use restrictions therein; (Street Bill #364) area bounded by Academy Road, Red Lion Road, East Keswick Road, Morrell Avenue, Byberry Creek, Avalon Street extended, Avalon Street; (Street Bill #357) Abbottsford Avenue; (Street Bill #389) Dorcas Street; (Street Bill #370) Gerritt Street; (Property Bill #372) Pennwood Road and Ruskin Road; (Bill #355) School House Lane and Philadelphia-Germantown and Norristown Railroad for uses incident to low-rent public housing; (Property Bill #360) 54th Street and Overbrook Avenue for Free Library and recreation; (Property Bill #356) Germantown Avenue and Venango Street for parking. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans); Cheltenham Avenue, Vankirk Street, Anchor Street, Carver Street; Warren Street; Cathedral Road, Evergreen Avenue, St. Andrews Road; Knights Road, Kane Road; Lewis Street, Salmon Street, Edgemont Street.

June 21 1960
Resolution to John B. Kelly. Revised preliminary plat, area at Ford and Cranston Roads (SD-480). Portion of final plat, area east of Ashton Road, north of Willits Road (SD-443). Portion of final plat, area north of Morrell Avenue, south of Red Lion Road (SD-541). Final plat, area southeast corner of Welsh Road and Willits Road (SD-872). Revised final plat, area northeast of Dungan Road and Lorna Drive. Redevelopment proposal, University Redevelopment Area, project A, units #1a and #2. Whitehall II public housing site. West Umbria public housing site. 2nd and Reed public  housing site. Melville public housing site. Proposed park lot, Broad Street and Glenwood Avenue. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #432, #433, #434, #435). Zoning ordinances: (Bill #396) Wynnefield and Bryn Mawr Avenues; (Bill #443) area bounded by Almond Street, Brill Street, Salmon Street and Bridge Street; (Bill #449) to amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code by adding Chapter 14-1000 Sports Stadium District and providing use restrictions, use conditions, height restrictions, area restrictions and sign regulations for the district; (Bill #455) Woodhaven Road and Knights Road); (Bill #456) area bounded by Jamison Avenue, Tomlinson Road, a line northeast of Tomlinson Road, and Clark Street, an area bounded by Clark Street, Greymount Street, Wilbur Street and Red Lion Road; (Bill #457) area bounded by Wilbur Street, Grymount Street, Haldeman Avenue and Red Lion Road. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #436) authorize the creation of a loan of $775,000 for the improvement of land for redevelopment purposes. City property ordinances: (Bill #405) Fort Mifflin; (Bill #406) 6213-6215 Ridge Avenue; (Bill #407) Stenton Avenue and Germantown Avenue for highway maintenance; (Bill #415) 20th Street and Button wood Street; (Bill #439) Dauphin Street and Orkney Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #411) Terminal Avenue, Delaware Expressway; (Bill #417) Spring Street; (Bill #420) drainage right-of-way adjacent to Pennypack Creek; (Bill #442) Vankirk Street; (Bill #450) Poquessing Avenue. Proposed City Plan change: Palmetto Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Zoning Bill #413) Delaware Avenue and Oregon Avenue; (Zoning Bill #437) area bounded by Franklin Street, Girard Avenue, 8th Street and Girard Avenue; (Street Bill #446) drainage right-of-way from Glengarry Road to the outlet sewer in Hartwell Lane; (Street Bill #408) Mower Street; (Street Bill #441) Frankford Creek; (Street Bill #421) Flagstaff Place; (Street Bill #416) League Street; (Property Bill #445)  Lombard Street and 23rd Street; (Property Bill #438) bulkhead frontage, including piers and other structures between the lines of Broad Street at the Delaware River; (Property Bill #440) Frankford Avenue and Ruan Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans) Woodland Avenue, Sansom Street; Blue Grass Road; drainage and water pipe right-of-way from Comly Street to Benner Street; area bounded by Woodhaven Road, Glenfield Street, Ronnald Drive, Waldemire Drive, property lines northeast of Ronnald Drive, property line northwest of Waldemire Drive and Waldemire Drive. Confirming action.

July 12 1960
Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, area southwest of Tustin Avenue, northwest of Tabor Avenue (SD-1122). Revised final plat, area north of Fairmount Park, west of Henry Avenue (SD-140). Final plat, area south of Summit Avenue, east of Brierdale Road (SD-884). Washington Square East, unit #1, houses east of 2nd Street. Letter from Historical Commission re Old City Area. Chestnut Hill Area. Review of Recreation Plan-Germantown Community Council. Proposed amendment to Zoning Code-Free standing signs. Bill #253: to authorize and direct the striking and the vacation of Princeton Avenue, Roosevelt Boulevard to Brous Avenue. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #463) Gorgas Lane and Ardleigh Street; (Bill #464) Academy Road and Newberry Road; (Bill #465) Birch Road and Barbary Road; (Bill #466) Chesterfield Road and Morrell Avenue; (Bill #480) Evans Street and Tomlinson Road, Cowden Street and Tomlinson Road; (Bill #485) 20th Street and Nedro Avenue; (Bill #486) Church Lane and Limekiln Turnpike; (Bill #494) Wynnefield Avenue and 52nd Street; (Bill #505) Byberry Road and Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line. Street ordinances: (Bill #482) amend Section 11-604 of the Philadelphia Code, pertaining to encroachments upon and obstructions of the streets by permitting the construction of porches and verandas; (Bill #476) Napier Street. Proposed City Plan changes: 67th Avenue, American Street; Pollock Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Capital Program Bill #468) deleting and adding amounts for certain projects in the Department of Public Property; (Capital Program Bill #469) deleting and adding appropriations for certain projects in the Department of Public Property; (Bill #470) authorize creation of a loan of $2.7 million towards the acquisition, extension, construction, improvement and equipment of railway passenger and other transit facilities, and other terminal improvements, and the acquisition of land, property and equipment thereof; (Redevelopment Bill #472) proposal for the redevelopment of a portion of the Washington Square Redevelopment Area, Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #2; (Redevelopment Bill #491) amend an ordinance approved June 14, 1957 approving the redevelopment plan for a portion of the University Redevelopment Area, project A, units #1 and #2; (Bill #492) amend an ordinance approved June 14, 1957 approving the redevelopment proposal and contract for a portion of the University Redevelopment Area, project A, units #1 and #2; (Redevelopment Bill #493) proposal for the redevelopment of a portion of the University Redevelopment Area, project A, unit #1b; (Street Bill #460) Darien Street, Pollock Street, Franklin Street, League Island Road; (Street Bill #502) Sackett Street; (Street Bill #484) Dilworth Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): Bruce Avenue, Gregg Avenue, Redman Avenue, Heritage Avenue, Goodnaw Avenue, Nester Avenue, Marshall Street; Dora Drive, Drake Drive.

August 2 1960
Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, area bounded by Welsh Road, Manchester Street, Maxwell Street, Dewees Street and Revere Street (SD-1060). Portion of final plat, area southeast of Ashton road and Grant Avenue (SD-443). Final plat, area southeast corner Knights Road and Chalfont Drive (SD-961). Recognition of Dr. William Henry Welsh. Contract with the United States Bureau of Census. Contracts for Panorama. Hunting Park - Allegheny Interchange. Streets Department Highway Yard proposal for 46th Street and Haverford Avenue. Proposed amendment to the Zoning Code for free standing signs. Zoning Bill #449 Sports Stadium District. Zoning ordinance: (Bill #566) Frankford Avenue and Wells Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Palmetto Street; Windmere Avenue; Towanda Street, Gravers Lane; Huron Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Zoning Bill #536): area bounded by Spruce Street, 7th Street, S Washington Square and 6th Street; (Zoning Bill #537) area bounded by Christian Street, 3rd Street, Washington Avenue and 5th Street; (Property Bill #514) 11th Street and Lehigh Avenue for parking; (Street Bill #534) Ranstead Street; (Street Bill #561) Almond Street, Brill Street; (Street Bill #543) Tacony Creek Freeway; (Street Bill #544) Grant Avenue; (Street Bill #520) McAlpin Street, Chancellor Street; (Street Bill #535) area bounded Christian Street, 3rd Street, Washington Avenue and 5th Street; (Street Bill #515) Scotts Lane; (Capital Budget Bill #531) amend Capital Program for 1960 to 1965 by adding an amount for a certain project in the Department of Commerce; (Capital Program Bill #532) amend the Capital Budget for 1960 by adding an appropriation for a certain project in the Department of Commerce. City Plan changes (Confirmation Plans): Domino Lane, Fowler Street; Edwin Street.

August 9 1960
Minutes of May 3 and 17, June 7, 13 and 21, and July 12 and 18, 2017. Revised final plat area southwest corner of Welsh and Willits Road (SD-872). Extension of time for filing of final plat for area at Academy Road and Red Lion Road (SD-680). Extension of time for filing of final plat for area east of Academy Road, south of Comly Road (SD-845). Letter from Bucks County Planning Commission. Proposed amendment to the Zoning Code for free standing signs. Bill #449 Sports Stadium District.Zoning ordinance: (Bill #576) 22nd Street and Morris Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #517) Front Street; (Bill #559) Diamond Street; (Bill #530) Shawmont Avenue; (Bill #542) drainage rights-of-way along and adjacent to creeks in the area northeast of Grant Avenue and southeast of Roosevelt Boulevard; (Bill #545) Academy Road. Ordinances previously approved: (Street Bill #564) Towanda Street; (Street Bill #565) Gowen Avenue; (Street Bill #578) Johnston Street, 2nd Street; (Street Bill #571) Park Avenue, Watts Street. City Plan changes: drainage rights-of-way at Colman Road and Basile Road; Rittenhouse Street; Ashland Street. Confirming action. 

September 6 1960
Minutes of August 2 and 9, 1960. Preliminary plat, area northeast corner of Pine Road and Bloomfield Avenue (SD-1149). Revised preliminary plat, area south of Packer Avenue west of 10th Street (SD-1026). Extension of time for submission of final plat for the area north of Market Street, west of 44th Street (Westpark housing site). Contracts for Panorama exhibit. Proposed amendment to the 1960 Capital Budget-Recreation. Proposed sale of City-owned property, former police garage at 1903 Callowhill Street. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #589) 24th Street and Park Towne Place; (Bill #593) area bounded by Knights Road, Woodhaven Road, Byberry Road and Poquessing Creek; (Bill #594) Rockwell Avenue and Cottman Avenue. City property ordinances; (Bill #588) 24th Street and Park Towne Place; (Bill 598) Aramingo Avenue and Duncan Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #517) Front Street; (Bill #583) 1575 and 1579 N 52nd Street; (Bill #599) Packer Avenue; (Bill #600) Stone House Lane. Proposed City Plan changes: Orianna Street; Webster Street; Opal Street; Appletree Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Zoning Bill #582) area bounded by 32nd Street, Walnut Street, 34th Street and Chestnut Street; (Bill #595) authorize a loan for $22,950,000 towards the improvement, development and extension of the municipal airports; (Bill #596) authorize a loan for $18,300,000 to be invested in the City's water supply system; (Bill #597) authorize a loan of $6,000,000 for the acquisition, extension, construction, improvement and equipment of railway passenger and other transit facilities. 

September 20 1960
Minutes of September 6, 1960. Proposed provisional appointment of Robert Coughlin as City Planner V. Proposed contract with Larry Smith. Report on meeting with Chestnut Hill Association. Proposed acquisition of Pier #28 South. Proposed sale of City-owned property at 1207-13 Pine Street. Proposed sale of City-owned property at northwest corner of Wayne and Hunting Park Avenues. Proposed sale of City-owned property at 5231-35 Germantown Avenue. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #628) area bounded by Levick Street, Charles Street, Barnett Street and Frankford Avenue; (Bill #630) area bounded by 4th Street, Oregon Avenue, Galloway Street and Johnston Street. City property ordinance: (Bill #619) Delancey Street and 38th Street, 38th Street and Woodland Avenue. Street ordinances: (Bill #533) Chestnut Street from 6th Street to 23rd Street; (Bill #625) Alicia Street; (Bill #626) Fairdale Road; (Bill #627) area bounded by Woodhaven Road, Glenfield Street, Ronnald Drive, Waldemire Drive; (Bill #600) Stone House Lane. Ordinances previously approved: (Zoning Bill #607) 44th Street; (Street Bill #604) 44th Street; (Street Bill #605) area bounded by Brown Street, 44th Street, Aspen Street, 46th Street, Fairmount Avenue and 48th Street; (Street Bill #621) Huron Street; (Street Bill #624) Decatur Road, Red Lion Road.

October 4 1960
Report on meeting with Chestnut Hill community groups. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #630) area bounded by 4th Street, Oregon Avenue, Galloway Street and Johnston Street, area bounded by Leithgow Street, Johnston Street, Orianna Street and a line south of Johnston Street; (Bill #638) Pennsylvania Boulevard and 23rd Street, block bounded by Pennsylvania Boulevard, 23rd Street, Cuthbert Street and 22nd Street; (Bill #646) Tomlinson Road and the Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line. City property ordinances: (Bill #620) Frontenac Street and Tustin Street for a playground, Evarts Street and Bustleton Avenue; (Bill #623) Welsh Road and Tolbut Street; (Bill #632) Germantown Avenue and Bringhurst Street; (Bill #634) Grange Avenue and 12th Street. Street ordinance: (Bill #639) Kelvin Avenue. Ordinances previously approved: (Property Bill #635) 19th and Callowhill Streets; (Property Bill #636) Delaware Avenue and South Street for port purposes; (Street Bill #647) Orianna Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): St. Andrew Road, Cherokee Street; Montgomery Avenue, Orianna Street; Princeton Avenue; drainage right-of- way adjacent to Pennypack Creek, 

October 18 1960
Minutes of September 20 and October 4. Proposed amendment to the 1960 Capital Budget-Department of Recreation. Free Quaker Meeting House-Independence Mall. Approval of drawings and specifications for Independence Mall. Proposed sale of portion of City property on the south side of Market Street west of 46th Street (adjoining 4710-12 market Street). Zoning ordinances: (Bill #693) Revere Street and Tremont Street; (Bill #695) area bounded by Orianna Street, Bigler Street, Leithgow Street and a line north of Bigler Street; (Bill #672) Loney Street and Bustleton Avenue; (Bill #673) area bounded by Haldeman Avenue, Clark Street, President Street, Wistaria Street, President Street and Bustleton Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: Oswald Avenue, Bloomfield Avenue; Sherman Street; Bridle Place; 67th Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Zoning Bill #666) area bounded by High Street, Magnolia Street, Haines Street, Musgrave Street, Reading Company, Chelten Avenue and Germantown Avenue; (Bill #676) Capital Program amendment; (Bill #677) Capital Budget amendment; (Street Bill #653) Webster Street; (Street Bill #671) Tackawanna Street. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): League Street.

November 15 1960
Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, area northeast corner of Tomlinson and Bustleton Avenue (SD- 1197). Revised final plat, area northwest of Pine Road and Hoffnagle Street (SD-883). Portion of final plat, area southeast corner of Woodhaven Road and Waldemire Drive (SD-426). Proposed extension of time for filing of final plat for the area southwest of Woodhaven Road, northwestwardly from drainage right-of-way along Poquessing Creek. Eastwick Redevelopment Area: proposed exchange of land between City of Philadelphia and Gulf Oil Corporation. Proposed sale of City- owned property, Market Street west of 46th Street. Proposed sale of City-owned ground at 5231-35 Germantown Avenue. Proposed acceptance, as a gift, from Eleanor Houston Smith, a tract of land at Brierdale Road and Summitt Avenue. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #682) Wingohocking Street and Howard Street; (Bill #703) area bounded by Pine Street, 13th Street, Waverly Street and Juniper Street, Pine Street and Juniper Street; (Bill #706) Frankford Avenue and Megargee Street; (Bill #719) Bustleton Avenue and Woodhaven Road. Street ordinances: (Bill #684) Leon Street; (Bill #687) State Road; (Bill #688) Alburger Avenue; (Bill #707) area bounded by Columbia Avenue, Hutchinson Street, Turner Street, 10th Street, Oxford Street, 11th Street, Girard Avenue and 12th Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Brierdale Road, Seffert Road, Glen Campbell Road; Torresdale Avenue. Ordinances previously approved: (Bill #717) Capital Program amendment; (Bill #718) Capital Budget amendment; (Street Bill #686) Mower Street; (Street Bill #686) area bounded by Rising Sun Avenue, Tustin Avenue, Tabor Avenue and Stanwood Street; (Street Bill #697) 67th Avenue North; (Street Bill #700) Commerce Street, Clifton Street. Confirmation Plans (City Plan changes): Wayne Avenue; Dilworth Street; McAlpin Street; Opal Street; Dorcas Street. 

November 29 1960
Minutes of November 15, 1960. Preliminary plat, northeast corner of Parker Avenue and Silverwood Street (SD-1174). Proposed sale of City-owned ground, Market Stret west of 46th Street. Proposed acquisition of fire station site at 20th and Arch Streets. Proposed acquisition of site for central incinerator, east side of Delaware Avenue, north and south of Spring Garden Street. Proposed acquisition of land for recreational purposes at Chalfont Drive and Deerpath Lane. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #706) Frankford Avenue and Megargee Street; (Bill #727) 5th and Independence Streets; (Bill #735) Linden Avenue and Crispin Street); (Bill #736) Philmont Avenue and Bustleton Avenue; (Bill #740) Packer Avenue and 17th Street; (Bill #743) area bounded by Woodbine Avenue, Haverford Avenue, Malvern Avenue and 75th Street; (Bill #745) Johnson Street and Limekiln Turnpike. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #741 and #742). Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #725) proposed amendment to the redevelopment contract between the Redevelopment Authority and the Food Distribution Center providing for the redevelopment of the Pattison Avenue East Redevelopment Area, project A. City property ordinance: (Bill #746) right-of-way adjacent to Pennypack Creek for intercepting sewer. Street ordinances; (Bill #729) Jamison Avenue, Conder Street, Bonner Street; (Bill #730) Summerdale Avenue; (Bill #747) Verree Road, Welsh Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Torresdale Avenue; Leithgow Street; Silverwood Street; Ferndale Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Bill #739) Pollock Street; (Bill #728) Appletree Street. City Plan changes: Decatur Road, Red Lion Road; area bounded by Academy Road, Red Lion Road, East Keswick Street, Morrell Avenue, Byberry Creek, Avalon Street extended, Avalon Street.

December 6 1960
Franklin Institute new laboratory building. Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, northeast corner of Parker Avenue and Silverwood Street (SD-1774). College Avenue Redevelopment Area Plan. Morton Redevelopment Area, contract between Redevelopment Authority and Housing Authority. Bill #725: approving a proposed amendment to the redevelopment contract between the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Philadelphia and the Food Distribution Center. Bill #754: City Plan #72, #231, #232 and #261, to grant permission to the owners and occupiers of properties on Ridge Avenue to place and maintain trees and flowers in concrete or other approved boxes upon the abutting sidewalks. City Plan #323; to strike Torresdale Avenue from Grant Avenue to Stevenson Street. City Plan #163: to revise curb grades of Scott's Lane from Crawford Street and Abbottsford Avenue to Indian Queen Lane to conform more nearly with existing physical conditions. City Plan #107 and #130: to revise lines and grades on the City Plans bounded by Brown Street, 44th Street, Aspen Street, 46th Street, Fairmount Avenue and 48th Street by striking from the City Plan and vacating 47th Street from Meredith Street to Folsom Street, Markoe Street from Fairmount Avenue to Brown Street. City Plan #398: to place Flagstaff Place southwesterwadly and northwestwardly from Flagstaff Road to a dead end. Woman's Hospital of Philadelphia proposed expansion. Truck terminal at 2nd Street and Oregon Avenue.

December 20 1960
Portion of final plat, area east of Academy Road, south of Comly Road (SD-680). Proposed amendment to the 1961-1966 Capital Program-Department of Streets, Department of Commerce. Letter from Mt. Olivet Tabernacle Church concerning its expansion program. Proposed transfer of City-owned ground, southeast corner of Frankford and Glenwood Avenues. Central Incinerator-Delaware Avenue and Spring Garden Street. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #775) area bounded by Geary Street, Broad Street, Hartranft Street and 18th Street; (Bill #781) City Avenue and Overbrook Avenue. City property ordinances: (Bill #764)  Godfrey Avenue; (Bill #774) Arch Street and 20th Street for a fire station. Street ordinance: (Bill #772) Diamond Street. Proposed City Plan change: Harmony Street. Ordinances previously approved: (Bill #761) Summit Avenue and Brierdale Road for a public park; (Bill #762) Delaware Avenue and Fairmount Avenue for an incinerator; (Bill #765) Chalfont Drive and Deerpath Lane for recreation; (Bill #776) Bridle Place. City Plan changes (Confirmation plans): 44th Street, Holden Street; 10th Street; Shawmont Avenue; Grant Avenue; drainage rights-of-way adjacent to existing creeks within the area northeast of Grant Avenue and southeast of Roosevelt Boulevard. 


Minutes from 1950 to 1959


1959

January 6 1959
Letter from Frank Binswanger, Municipal Office Facilities. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #484: change designation from partly B Residential and partly C Residential to a single designation of A Commercial, northwesterly side of Roosevelt Boulevard, from Napfle Avenue to Hartel Street. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2661) Geary Street and 20th Street; (Bill #2672) Banes Street and Woodhaven Road; (Bill #2673) Bustleton Avenue and Chestnut Lane; (Bill #2674) Linden Avenue and Frankford Avenue; (Bill #2693) Southampton Road and Endicott Street. Redevelopment ordinances: (Bill #2663) proposal for the redevelopment of a portion of the Northwest Temple Redevelopment Area; (Bill #2691) proposal for the redevelopment of a portion of the Washington Square Redevelopment Area, Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area; (Bill #2684) Urban Renewal Plan for the rehabilitation of the Powelton Village Rehabilitation Project. Street ordinances:(Bill #2665) Bustleton Avenue; (Bill #2666) Welsh Road; (Bill #2685) Champlost Avenue, Lambert Street; (Bill #2690) Dilworth Street; (Bill #2694) Edgemont Street; (Bill #2695) Leary Street, St. Marks Street; (Bill #2692) Tacony Creek Freeway. Proposed City Plan changes: Carpenter Street; Lawrence Street; Mill Creek Redevelopment Area - Mill Creek II; Cayuga Street; Faunce Street. City Plan changes: Hartranft Street, Marshall Street; Comly Road, Colman Road, Basile Road, Brandon Road, Derry Road, Lanett Road, Corry Road, Colman Terrace, Brandon Place, Derry Place, Correy Place, Academy Place, Derry Terrace and Comly Place.

January 20 1959
Commission minutes for meetings of November 18, November 25, December 2 and December 23, 1958. Consulting services budget for 1959. Final plat, southeast corner of Ashton and Willits Roads (SD-150-F3). Capital Budget amendment to permit purchase and improvement of Marine Corps warehouse. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2704) amend Chapter 14-500 of the Philadelphia Code relating to Industrial Districts, by establishing a new district designated as Port Industrial District; (Bill #2718) area bounded by Tremont Street, Ashton Road, Willits Road and a line parallel with and southeast of Ashton Road; (Bill #2719) area bounded by Tyson, Oxford and Tabor Avenues; (Bill #2720) Academy Road and Grant Avenue; (Bill #2726) Stenton Avenue and Johnson Street. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #2702, #2703, #2729, and #2730). Redevelopment ordinances:
(Bill #2709) to amend Section 2 of an ordinance approved February 26, 1956 approving the redevelopment proposal, the relocation plan, and the redevelopment plan for the redevelopment of the Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, project A, unit #10; (Bill #2710) redevelopment contract for a portion of the Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, project A, unit #10. City property ordinances; (Bill #2699) 22nd and Clearfield Street for recreational purposes; (Bill #2705) Broad and Brown Streets for traffic court; (Bill #2731) Columbia Avenue and 24th Street for a Free Library branch. Street ordinances: (Bill #2706) to amend Section 14-1902(4) of the Philadelphia Code pertaining to signs extending beyond the building line, by reducing the minimum height for signs extending beyond the building line; (Bill #2711) Eastwood Street, intersection bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Borbeck Avenue and Eastwood Street, Griffith Street, Loney Street; (Bill #2728) Gaul Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Spencer Avenue; Cayuga Street; Montrose Street, Hall Street, Orianna Street, Kimball Street, League Street, Leithgow Street. City Plan changes: O Street, Frogmoor Street; Templeton Drive, Kirby Drive, Kipling Lane, Greenacres Road, Kane Road, Kipling Place, water pipe right-of-way from dead end of Kipling Place to Knights Road; Chalfont Drive; drainage right-of-way from Heather Street to Budd Company property line. 

February 3 1959
Proposed amendment to the 1959 Capital Budget and 1959-64 Capital Program - Department of Public Health. Final plat, area northwest of Endicott and Southampton Roads (SD-690). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #484: to change designation from partly B Residential and partly C Residential to a single designation of A Commercial, northwesterly side of Roosevelt Boulevard and Napfle Avenue from Hartel Avenue. Commercial zoning policy for Far Northeast. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2672) Banes Street and Woodhaven Road; (Bill 2718) area bounded by Tremont Street, Ashton Road, Willits Road and a line parallel with and southeast of Ashton Road; (Bill #2719) area bounded by Tyson, Oxford and Tabor Avenues; (Bill #2720) Academy Road and Grant Avenue; (Bill #2743) Frankford Avenue and Megargee Street; (Bill #2747) Moreland Avenue and Ardleigh Street; (Bill #2759) area bounded by Emerson Street, Castor Avenue, Solly Avenue and a line parallel with and 135 ft northwest of Castor Avenue. City property ordinances: (Bill #2699) 22nd and Clearfield Streets for recreational purposes; (Bill #2740) certain tracts of land between Tacony Creek and F Street south of Tabor Road for flood control; (Bill #2749) 9th Street and Girard Avenue; (Bill #2751) Front Street and Luzerne Street; (Bill #2760) Roosevelt Boulevard and Comly Road, Grant Avenue and Ashton Road; (Bill #2761) Tolbut Street and Torresdale Avenue; (Bill #2763) Penrose Avenue and 60th Street branch of the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad. Street ordinances: (Bill #2736) Schley Street; (Bill #2739) Orianna Street, Lawrence Street, St. Albans Court; (Bill #2744) Crefield Street; (Bill #2745) Ravine Avenue; (Bill #2756) Lexington Avenue. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #2755) authorize the Director of Commerce, Street Commissioner and Water Commissioner to enter into an agreement with the Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation to construct, operate, maintain, replace, remove or renew a pipeline over, under and across certain City-owned properties. Proposed City Plan changes: Berwyn Street, Hoff Street, Capelcroft Street; Mower Street; Spencer Avenue. Confirmation Plans (City Plan changes): Hoffnagle Street.

February 17 1959
Minutes of Commission meetings of December 16, 1958 and January 6, 1959. Preliminary plat, area at 20th Street and Pattison Avenue (SD-858). Portion of final plat, area at Morrell Avenue west of Frankford Avenue (SD-319). Revised final plat, area north of Chalfont Drive west of Knights Road (SD-391-F); Final plat, area southwest of Welsh and Darlington Road (SD-590). Zoning ordinance: (Bill #2766) Wayne Avenue and School House Lane; (Bill #2767) area bounded by Barringer Street, Stenton Avenue, Cliveden Street and a line parallel with and 107 ft northeast of Stenton Avenue; (Bill #2768) area bounded by Welsh Road, Nester Street, Boyer Avenue, Goodnaw Street, and Roosevelt Boulevard; (Bill #2771) 23rd Street and Green Street; (Bill #2786) Sanger Street and Algon Avenue; (Bill #2793) Evergreen Avenue and Lincoln Drive; (Bill #2798) Welsh Road and Willits Road; (Bill #2799) Willits Road and Welsh Road; (Bill #2803) Belfield Avenue and Logan Street; (Bill #2804) Chelten Avenue and 18th Street; (Bill #2805) 8th Street and Chelten Avenue. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #2787, #2788, #2813, #2812). Public property ordinances: (Bill #2740) certain tracts of land between Tacony Creek and F Street south of Tabor Road for flood control; (Bill #2751) Front Street and Luzerne Street; (Bill #2761) Tolbut Street and Torresdale Avenue; Penrose Avenue and Island Road. Street ordinances: (Bill #2773) Sanger Street, Algon Avenue, Cheltenham Avenue; (Bill #2774) Berwyn Street, Hoff Street, Chapelcroft Street; (Bill #2775) area bounded by Knights Road, property lines of the School District of Philadelphia, property lines of area placed upon the City plan for public purposes, Medford Road and Mechanicsville Road; (Bill #2789) Glenwood Avenue; (Bill #2792) Old Line Road, Waterfall Road; (Bill #2795) Melon Street; (Bill #2807) Cypress Street; (Bill #2810) Comly Road. City Plan change: Delaware Avenue, Kirkbride Street. Miscellaneous ordinances: (Bill #2755) authorize the Director of Commerce, Street Commissioner and Water Commissioner to enter into an agreement with the Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation to construct, operate, maintain, replace, remove or renew a pipeline over, under and across certain City-owned properties; (Bill #2808) amend Section 4-802 of the Philadelphia Code pertaining to shelters and sheds by creating new specifications for the use of sidewalk sheds, fences, rails and catch platforms. 

March 3 1959
Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, southeast corner of 18th Street and Packer Avenue (SD-900). Proposed amendment to the 1959-64 Capital Program and the 1959 Capital Budget - Streets. Discussion of Cultural Center, Washington Square East, unit #2. Right-of-way of Reading Railroad's realignment in the 21st Ward. Proposed motel on southwest side of University Avenue at Schuylkill Avenue. Proposed zoning for Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area. Proposed change in zoning ordinance; non-conforming buildings and uses. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #2726: to change designation from C Residential to A Commercial, northeast side of Stenton Avenue from Johnson Street to Barringer Street. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2803) Belfield Avenue and Logan Street; (Bill #2804) Chelten Avenue and 18th Street; (Bill #2815) area bounded by Ardleigh Street, Vernon Road, Reading Company right-of-way, and Gorgas Street; (Bill #2816) Frankford Avenue and Tolbut Street; (Bill #2817) Red Lion Road and Academy Road; (Bill #2832) West River Drive and 34th Street. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #2820 and #2821). Public property ordinance: (Bill #2740) Tacony Creek and F Street south of Tabor Road. Street ordinances: (Bill #2833) drainage right-of-way within the lines of Cresheim Valey Drive; (Bill #2823) Napfle Avenue; (Bill #2822) Cottage Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Cottage Street; Gaskill Street, S American Street, Rodman Street, Philip Street, Bodine Street. Confirmation Plans (City Plan changes): Warnock Street; Walt Whitman Bridge; Dilworth Street; area bounded by Ashton Road, Grant Avenue, Wooden Bridge Run, Pennypack Park and Willits Road; 72nd Avenue. 

March 17 1959
Minutes of Commission meetings of January 20, February 3 and February 17, 1959. Proposed amendment to 1959-64 Capital Program - Recreation. Proposed contract for Philadelphia Panorama. Discussion of American Street Area. Land at mouth of Pennypack Creek. Proposed exchange of land between the City and the Suburban Transportation Company. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #2726: to change designation from C Residential to A Commercial, northeast side of Stenton Avenue from Johnston Street to Barringer Street. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2817) Red Lion Road and Academy Road; (Bill #2863) Academy Road and Red Lion Road; (Bill #2835) Wissahickon Avenue and Midvale Avenue; (Bill #2845) Frankford Avenue and Aubrey Avenue. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #2859 and #2860). Redevelopment ordinances: (Bill #2850) Crescentville Road; (Bill #2852) Market Street; (Bill #2854) Elbridge Street ramp; (Bill #2871) sanitary sewer right-of-way from Umbria Street to the Manayunk Canal; (Bill #2843) Mower Street; (Bill #2855) Marvine Street, Alder Street, Warnock Street, Sartain Street, Jessup Street; (Bill #2849) 9th Street, Nedro Avenue. City property ordinances: (Bill #2838) Torresdale Avenue and Tolbut Street, Linden Avenue and Torresdale Avenue, Linden Avenue and State Road; (Bill #2851) 11th Street and Commerce Street for parking; (Bill #2869) Thompson Street and 9th Street for highway maintenance; (Bill 2870) vacated bed of Kingsessing Avenue and its intersection with 67th Street; (Bill #2864) granting permission to the Reading Company to construct, maintain and operate its realigned Norristown Branch across certain City-owned property in the 21st Ward. Proposed City Plan changes: Edison Avenue. City Plan changes: Southampton Avenue; area bounded by Byberry Road, Dunks Ferry Road, Mechanicsville Road, and property line of ground owned by the City (Potter's Field); Carter Road; Bloomfield Avenue. 

April 7 1959
Minutes of Commission meeting of March 3, 1959. Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, area northeast of Frankford Avenue and Stevenson Street (SD-338). Preliminary plat, area bounded by Byberry Road and Rambler Road (SD-899). Preliminary plat, area at Langdon and Oxford Avenues (SD-469). Northwest Temple Redevelopment Area #2: redevelopment proposal, contract of agreement, Urban Renewal Plan and relocation plan. Proposed exchange of land between City of Philadelphia and Suburban Transportation Company. Reconsideration of Street Bill #2823: revision of Napfle Sreet from Northeast Avenue to Algon Avenue. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1823: to change designation from B Residential to A Commercial, Lindbergh Boulevard and 57th Street. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2817) Red Lion Road and Academy Road; (Bill #2863) Academy Road and Red Lion Road; (Bill #2877) area bounded by Stiles Street, 12th Street, Columbia Avenue and 11th Street; (Bill #2891) Welsh and Willits Roads; (Bill #2908) area along pierhead line of the Delaware River from the line of Catherine Street to the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #2883 and #2884). Street ordinances: (Bill #2878) Edison Avenue; (Bill #2852) Market Street; (Bill #2886) Bennett Road, a drainage right-of-way along Walton's Run at Roosevelt Boulevard; (Bill #2887) Longshore Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: Cayuga Street; Leon Street. Confirmation Plans (City Plan changes): Diamond Street; Quarry Street, Cherry Street, Randolph Street, Fairhill Street, Reese Street; Champlost Avenue, Lambert Street; Eastwood Street, Griffith Street. Confirmation of previous actions.

April 21 1959
Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, area northwest of Byberry and Dunks Ferry Road (SD-894). Preliminary plat, area northwest of Pine Road northeast of Solly Avenue (SD-883). Preliminary plat and final plat, area of Gypsy Lane northwest of School House Lane (SD-950). Final plat, area southeast of Frankford Avenue and Megargee Street (SD-668). Award contract for heliport study to James Buckley. Proposed exchange of land between the Suburban Transportation Company and the City of Philadelphia. Mill Creek public housing site. Proposed zoning for Delaware Towers housing project. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2902) Bustleton Avenue and Avon Street; (Bill #2903) Bustleton Avenue and Avon Street; (Bill #2904) area bounded by Gypsy Lane, School House Lane, Philadelphia, Germantown and Norristown Railway, and Fairmount Park; (Bill #2909) Woolston and Vernon Roads; (Bill #2910) Willard Street and 32nd Street; (Bill #2928) Tremont Street and Roosevelt Boulevard; (Bill #2967) Frontenac Street and Hoffnagle Street; (Bill #2968) Summerdale Avenue and Hoffnagle Street; (Bill #2969) Tolbut Street and Torresdale Avenue. Street ordinances: (Bill #2944) Oregon Avenue; (Bill #2916) Bleigh Avenue; (Bill #2917) Godfrey Avenue; (Bill #2954) Morefield Road, Oakfield Lane, Morefield Place, Kismet Road, Portis Road, Jeanes Street; (Bill #2915) Marsden Street, Benson Street. City property ordinances: (Bill #2930) Germantown Poorhouse; (Bill #2943) area bounded by 2nd Street, Jackson Street, Philips Street and Snyder Avenue for recreational purposes. Confirmation plans (City Plan changes): (approaches to the Walt Whitman Bridge and right-of-way of the Delaware River Port Authority, new streets to service the Food Distribution Center; Berwyn Street, Hoff Street; Leary Street, St. Marks Street; Comly Road, Norcom Road, Red Lion Road; Haly Street; Ravine Avenue.

May 5, 1959
Minutes of Commission meetings of April 7 and 21, 1959. Preliminary plat, area southwest corner of Welsh and Willits Road (SD-872). Final plat, area southeast corner of Surry and Krewstown Road (SD-445). Final plat, area southeast corner of Woodhaven and Academy Roads (SD-774). Portion of final plat, area northwest of Langdon and Hough Streets (SD-469-P). Portion of final plat, area northeast corner of Ashton and Willits Road (SD-443). Extension of time for submission of final plat for area north of Welsh Road west of Verree Road (SD-651). Redevelopment (Bill #2978) proposal for redevelopment of a portion of the Northwest Temple Redevelopment Area. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2992) Lindbergh Boulevard and 57th Street; (Bill #2993) Old York Road and Cheltenham Avenue; (Bill #2994) Red Lion Road and Verree Road; (Bill #3000) amend section 14-104 of the Philadelphia Code pertaining to non-conforming uses and buildings; (Bill 32904) area bounded by Gypsy Lane, School House Lane, Philadelphia, Germantown and Norristown Railway, and Fairmount Park. City property ordinances: (Bill #2930) Germantown Poorhouse; (Bill #2975) 8th Street and Race Street; (Bill #2986) area bounded by Belfield Avenue, Penn Street, Church Lane and the property line of the Philadelphia, Germantown and Norristown Railroad Company for public park purposes. Street ordinances: (Bill #2996) Broad Street; (Bill #2974) Locust and 34th Street; (Bill #2995) University Avenue extension; (Bill #2981) Ogontz Avenue and Somerville Avenue; (Bill #3005) Keystone Street, Levick Street; (Bill #2997) Franklin Street; (Bill #2898) Ionic Street; (Bill #2984) Chalfont Drive; (Bill #3004) Red Lion Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Pine Street; Commerce Street, Clifton Street; Reed Street. Confirmation Plans (City Plan changes): Edgemont Street; Melon Street; area bounded by Knights Road, property line of the School District of Philadelphia, and property line of Hampton Holding Company. 

May 19 1959
Minutes of Commission meeting of May 5, 1959. Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, area at northwest corner of Byberry Road and Dunks Ferry Road (SD-894). Preliminary plat, area at Waldemire Drive north of Red Lion Road (SD-845). Discussion of Heliport location. American Street Area resolution. Discussion of contract with Aero Service. Proposed acquisition of properties at 54th Street and Overbrook Avenue for a library and recreation site. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #3015) Christian Street and Grays Ferry Avenue; (Bill #3016) Welsh Road and Leonard Street; (Bill #3017) area bounded by Winchester Avenue, etc; (Bill #3025) Frankford Avenue and Ashburner Street; (Bill #3026) Tacony Street and Buckius Street; (Bill #3027) 17th Street and Allegheny Avenue; (Bill #3038) southwesterly side of Deerpath Lane, etc; (Bill 3039) Tomlinson Road and Clark Street. Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #2999) proposed amendment to the Redevelopment Contract between the Redevelopment Authority and the Food Distribution Center. City property ordinance: (Bill 3028) authorizing the Atlantic Pipe Line Company to lay, construct, maintain and operate two pipe lines and structures through certain lands owned by the City of Philadelphia. Street ordinances: (Bill #3018) Scotts Lane; (Bill #3019) Bergen Street; (Bill #3020) Morning Glory Road; (Bill #3034) area bounded by Frankford Avenue, etc; (Bill #3041) Reed Street. Proposed City Plan change: Erwin Street; Schley Street; Lawrence Street, St. Albans Court; Orianna Street; Market Street; Bennett Road.

June 2 1959
Minutes of Commission meeting of May 19, 1959. Preliminary plat, area bounded by St. Martin's Lane, Towanda Street, Fairmount Park and Hartwell Lane (SD-962). Preliminary plat, area northwest corner of Jeanes Street and Pine Hill Road (SD-957). Redevelopment proposal, Urban Renewal Plan and relocation plan for the Morton Redevelopment Area. Proposed parking sites, 52nd and Chestnut Streets and 41st Street and Lancaster Avenue. Zoning Bill #3026: to change designation from class D-1 Residential to class A Commercial for the area southeasterly side of Tacony Street, 75 ft northeast of Buckius Street. Zoning Bill #2447, #2556 and #2448. Zoning ordinances; (Bill #3039) Tomlinson Road and Clark Street; (Bill #3072) area lying southwestwardly from Tomlinson Road and westwardly from Gifford Avenue; (Bill #3076) Valley Avenue and Cinnaminson Street; (Bill #3077) Lawnton Street and Livezey Street; (Bill #3078) Livezey Street and Cinnaminson Street; (Bill #3080) Domino Lane and Ridge Avenue. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #3061, #3062, #3063, and #3064). Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #3075) approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the redevelopment of the Morton Redevelopment Area. City property ordinance: (Bill #3079) giving consent to a conveyance by the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania to the Philadelphia Electric Company of certain rights with respect to property in the 27th Ward. Street ordinances: (Bill #3047) approving a proposed agreement supplementing the contract entered into between the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the City of Philadelphia on October 17, 1957; (Bill #3055) area bounded by Sanger Street, Langdon Street, Oxford Avenue and the proposed Northeast Avenue; (Bill #3073) amending Chapter 9-200 of the Philadelphia Code relating to commercial activities on streets by adding Section 9-206 providing for the placing of telephone booths on sidewalks; (Bill #3069) Calloway Street; (Bill #3053) Hagerman Street; (Bill #3054) Rising Sun Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes Packer Avenue; sanitary sewer right-of-way opposite Domino Lane from Umbria Street to the Manayunk Canal; Northeast Avenue; Glenwood Avenue; Cypress Street; Spring Street; Marvine Street, Alder Street, Warnock Street, Sartain Street. 

June 16 1959
Resolution to Messrs. Creese and Kelly. Revised preliminary plat, area bounded by 11th Street, 7th Street, Columbia Avenue, and Girard Avenue (Southwest Temple, unit #10) (SD-874-P). Final plat, area southeast of Byberry and Dunks Ferry Road (SD-365). Reconsideration of portion of final plat, area east of Morrell Avenue west of Knights Road (SD-319). Portion of final plat, area east of Morrell Avenue (section 2 of the Morrell Tract) (SD-319). Proposed amendment to the 1959 Capital Budget, Department of Public Property. Proposed transfer of land at Ridge Avenue and School House Lane. Discussion of Bill #3073: an ordinance relating to commercial activities on the streets by providing for the placing of telephone booths on the sidewalks under certain terms and conditions. Zoning ordinances; (Bill #3026) Tacony and Buckius Streets; (Bill 3090) Byberry Road and Bustleton Avenue; (Bill #3091) Hellerman Street and Oxford Avenue. City property ordinance: (Bill #3092) State Road at Pennypack Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #3083) Westmoreland Street; (Bill #3085) Rockwell Avenue, Hoffnagle Street; (Bill #3084) Verree Road; (Bill #3086) Academy Road. Confirmation plans (City Plan changes): Edison Avenue; Ashfield Lane; 9th Street, Hutchinson Street. 

July 7 1959
Minutes of June 2 and June 16, 1959. Controller's Report - Planning Commission. Personnel matters. Philadelphia City Planning Commission minutes, July 7, 1959 open session. Preliminary plat, area northwest corner of Byberry and Dunks Ferry Roads (SD-972). Final plat, area at Wissahickon Avenue, Allens Lane and Mount Airy Avenue (SD-731). Portion of final plat, southeast side of Morrell Avenue (SD-319). Final plat, area northwest of Knights Road, south of Mechanicsville Road (SD-822). Proposed amendments to the 1959 Capital Budget. Proposed alternative site plan for Lawrence Street block, Washington Square East, unit #2. Proposed location for William McKinley monument. Proposed sale of surplus City property at 4521 Leiper Street. Proposed acceptance of land for bird sanctuary at 8440 St. Martins Lane. Proposed acquisition of site for development of parking lot at 4850 N Broad Street. Proposed acquisition of site for development of parking lot at Ridge Avenue and Poplar Street. Proposed widening of 21st Street. Reconsideration of Bill #2422: to authorize the establishment of City Plan #395 and placing on the plan of Blue Grass Road from Welsh Road to the southwesterly right-of-way line of the Connecting Railway Company. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #3080) Domino Lane and Ridge Avenue; (Bill #3095) Stenton Avenue and Roumfort Street; (Bill #3143) 15th Street and Pacific Street; (Bill #3160) Frankford Avenue and Pennypack Street; (Bill #3161) Grant Avenue and Academy Road; (Bill #3164) 47th Street and City Avenue; (Bill #3167) 17th Street and Packer Avenue. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #3138 and #3139). Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #3165) approving the application for a Redevelopment Assistance Grant for $50,000 for a study in connection with the American Street Area generally bounded on the north by Berks Street, etc. City property ordinance: (Bill #2986) area bounded by Belfield Avenue, Penn Street and Church Lane. Street ordinances: (Bill #3110) Michener Street; (Bill #3116) Port Royal Avenue; (Bill #3115) Ealy Street, Cinnaminson Street; (Bill #3130) Stenton Avenue; (Bill #3142) Schuylkill Avenue; (Bill #3097) Appletree Street; (Bill #3162) authorize the Streets Commissioner to execute a quit-claim deed to John Hagan and Florence Hagan; (Bill 3154) area lying northeast of Byberry Road and northwest of Dunks Ferry Road; (Bill #3153) Willits Road; (Bill #3163) Dawson Street, Harvey Street. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #3166) amend Chapter 17-100 of the Philadelphia Code relating to procurement contracts by adding Section 17-107 providing for aesthetic ornamentation on City buildings. Proposed City Plan changes: Cottage Street, Wingate Street; Solly Avenue. Confirmation Plans (City Plan changes): Mower Street; Crefeld Street; Old Line Road; drainage right-of-way within the lines of Cresheim Valley Drive; Sanger Street, Algon Avenue; Edison Avenue.

July 21, 1959
Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, area northeast of Sanford Street and northwest of Bustleton Avenue (SD-1000). Preliminary plat, area southwest of Woodhaven Road, southeast of Academy Road (SD-426). Preliminary plat, area westerly corner of Welsh Road and Dewees Street (SD-1001). Preliminary plat and final plat, area northwest side of Martin Street east of Ridge Avenue (SD-602). Portion of final plat, area southeast corner of Welsh and Willits Roads (SD-872). Portion of final plat, area south of Alburger Avenue, east of Kingfield Road (SD-164). Amendments to the 1959 Capital Budget. Request to certify the area bounded by Kenyon, Lena and Armat Streets as a Redevelopment Area. Request for Commission's support of application for Zoning Board of Adjustment to grant a variance, 26th Street south of Lombard Street. Proposed acquisition of site for development of parking lot at 4850 N Broad Street. Proposed acquisition of site for development of parking lot at Ridge Avenue and Poplar Street. Zoning ordinance: (Bill #2904) area bounded by Gypsy Lane, School House Lane, Philadelphia, Germantown and Norristown Railway, and Fairmount Park. Street ordinance: (Bill #3130) Stenton Avenue. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #3189 and #3190). Proposed City Plan changes: Morris Street; intersection of Wissahickon Avenue, Allens Lane, Cresheim Valley Drive, and Wayne Avenue. Confirmation Plan (City Plan change): Lexington Avenue.

August 4 1959
Minutes of July 7 and 21, 1959. Preliminary plat, area south of Packer Avenue, east of 18th Street (SD-900). Preliminary plat, area northeast corner of Red Lion Road and Academy Road (SD-877). Preliminary plat, area north side of Market Street and Powelton Avenue at 44th Street (SD-1019). Portion of final plat, area at Millbrook, Greenmount and Whiting Roads (SD-61). Portion of final plat, area east of Ashton Road, south of Grant Avenue (SD-443). Amendments to the 1959 Capital Program and Budget. Revised site plan, Lawrence Street Block - Washington Square East. Proposed sale of land in Tinicum Township. Proposal sale of City property, Wood Street east of 12th Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #3072: to change designation from B Residential to C Residential: area lying southwestwardly from Tomlinson Road and westwardly from Gifford Avenue. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #388) Woodhaven Road and Academy Road; (Bill #3172) Conshohocken Avenue and Country Club Road; (Bill #3187) Frankford Avenue and Linden Avenue; (Bill #3193 Academy Road and Red Lion Road; Pattison Avenue and Penrose Avenue; (Bill #3200) Cobbs Creek Parkway and 68th Street; (Bill #3211) Tomlinson Road and Clark Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #3177) Bennett Road; (Bill #3178) Kent Lane; (Bill #3179) Stevens Road; (Bill #3180) Leon Street; (Bill #3181) Greycourt Road; (Bill #3191) area bounded by Cathedral Road, Evergreen Avenue and Towanda Street; (Bill #3206) Jamison Avenue; (Bill #3207) area bounded by Columbia Avenue, Hutchinson Street, and Turner Street; (Bill #3208) Welsh Road. Public property ordinances: (Bill #3171) 54th Street and Overbrook Avenue for a free library and recreational purposes; (Bill #3194) Ruth and Clearfield Street for a parking lot. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #3220) amend Chapter 17-100 of the Philadelphia Code relating to procurement contracts by adding Section 17-107 providing for aesthetic ornamentation of City structures. Proposed City Plan changes: 13th Street; Vankirk Street. Confirmation plans- City Plan changes: Reed Street. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bill #3212 and #3213). 

August 18 1959
Program for tax-delinquent properties. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #3211) Tomlinson Road and Clark Street. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #3220) amend Chapter 17-100 of the Philadelphia Code relating to procurement contracts by adding Section 17-107 providing for aesthetic ornamentation of City structures. Confirmation plans: Walnut Street; Washington Avenue; Ogontz Avenue; Morefield Road, Oakfield Lane.

September 1, 1959
Minutes of August 4, 1959. Preliminary plat, area south side of Packer Avenue, 600 ft east of 13th Street (SD-1026). Capital Program and Budget Amendments, Department of Public Health and Fairmount Park Commission. Southeast Central I Redevelopment Area Plan, Abbotts Dairies. Discussion of Bill #3288: to amend Section 14-303 and 14-304 of the Philadelphia Code pertaining to A and B Commercial Districts by authorizing self-service laundries using residential type washing machines in such districts under certain terms and conditions. Discussion of Bill #3290: to amend Section 14-303(1)(e) of the Philadelphia Code pertaining to A Commercial districts by prohibiting bowling alleys therein. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #3196) Pattison Avenue and Penrose Avenue; (Bill #3211) Tomlinson Road and Clark Street; (Bill 3231) Washington Lane and Stenton Avenue; (Bill #3239) Delaware Avenue and Oregon Avenue; (Bill #3240) Academy Road and Comly Road; (Bill #3245) 20th Street and Cherry Street; (Bill #3271) Welsh Road and Nester Street; (Bill #3272) Byberry and Woodhaven Roads; (Bill #3276) area bounded by St. Bernard Street, Spruce Street, 49th Street, and a line parallel with and 110 ft south of Spruce Street; (Bill #3277) Roosevelt Boulevard and Welsh Road; (Bill #3285) 37th Street and Powelton Avenue. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #3273, #3274, #3294, and #3295). Street ordinances: (Bill #3181) Greycourt Road; (Bill #3247) Ashfield Lane; (Bill #3248) Haven Place; (Bill #3249) Kismet Road, Oakfield Lane, Wynmill Road, Wynmill Place; (Bill #3252) area bounded by Byberry Road, Dunks Ferry Road, Bell Green Road, Medford Road and Academy Road; (Bill #3281) Luzerne Street, Gaul Street; (Bill #3250) right-of-way within the stricken Devereaux Avenue, right-of-way within the stricken Robbins Street; (Bill #3251) Blue Grass Road. City property ordinances: (Bill #3224) amend Chapter 16-100 of the Philadelphia Code by authorizing the City to acquire Real Estate at sheriff sale; (Bill #3235) Chestnut Street and 51st Street, Sansom Street and 51st Street for parking purposes; (Bill #3236) Chestnut Street and 52nd Street, Sansom Street and 52nd Street for parking purposes; (Bill #3238) Broad Street and Rockland Street for parking purposes; (Bill #3241) Red Lion Road and Comly Road. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill 3220) amend Chapter 17-100 of the Philadelphia Code relating to procurement contracts by adding Section 17-107 providing for aesthetic ornamentation of City structures. Proposed City Plan changes: Belgrade Street; 4th and Carpenter Streets (Southwark Homes); 5th Street, 6th Street. Confirmation Plan: Algon Avenue.

September 15, 1959
Personnel matters. Portion of final plat, area south of Packer Avenue between Broad Street and 18th Street (SD-900). Preliminary plat, area south of Packer Avenue, 600 ft east of 13th Street (SD-1026). Proposed acceptance of gift of land as an addition to Fairmount Park, east side of Lincoln Drive, south of Cresheim Valley Drive. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #2718: Ashton and Willits Road, C- 1 Residential to Shopping Center-2. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #3095: Stenton and Roumfort Streets, A Residential to C Residential. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #3196) Pattison Avenue and Penrose Avenue; (Bill #3211) Tomlinson Road and Clark Street; (Bill #3240) Academy Road and Comly Road; (Bill #3290) amend Section 14-303(1)(e) of the Philadelphia Code pertaining to A Commercial districts by prohibiting bowling alleys therein. Street ordinances: (Bill #3289) Old Newtown Road. Public property ordinance: (Bill #2930) Germantown Poorhouse. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #3220) amend Chapter 17-100 of the Philadelphia Code relating to procurement contracts by adding section 17-107 providing for aesthetic ornamentation of City structures. Proposed City Plan changes: 31st Street; Arthur Street; area bounded by Sanger Street, Langdon Street, Howell Street and the Oxford Branch of the Pennsylvania and Reading Railroad. City Plan changes: Westmoreland Street; Dawson Street, Harvey Street; Elbridge Street ramp.

October 6, 1959
Minutes of August 18, September 1 and 15, 1959. Proposed provisional appointment of Leslie Hannah as Commercial Artist. Final plat, Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, area south of Columbia Avenue, east of 12th Street (SD-874). Portion of final plat, area east of Academy Road, north of Red Lion Road (SD-877 and SD-845). Proposed relocation of Decatur Road in North Philadelphia Airport. Proposed amendments to the 1959 Capital Budget and 1959-1964 Capital Program, Department of Streets. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #3072: southwestwardly from Tomlinson Road and westwardly from Gifford Avenue, B Residential to C Residential. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #58: south side of Spruce Street from 50th Street to St. Bernard Place, F Residential to A Commercial. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #2490: northwest side of Rockwell Avenue, southwest of Hartel Avenue, C Residential to A Commercial. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #2719: area bounded by Tyson, Oxford and Tabor Avenues, C Residential to A Commercial. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #2994: westerly corner Red Lion Road and Verree Road, B Residential to Shopping Center-2. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #3379): Bustleton Avenue and Grant Avenue; (Bill #3320) Bustleton Avenue and Grant Avenue; (Bill #3321) Welsh Road and Verree Road; (Bill #3326) area bounded by Old York Road, Lakeside Avenue, 12th Street and 69th Avenue; (Bill #3336) Cottman Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard; (Bill #3351) Welsh Road and Bustleton Avenue. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #3322 and #3323). City property ordinances: (Bill #3301) Delaware Avenue and Spruce Street for port purposes; (Bill #3332) Domino Lane and Umbria Street for incinerator and recreation purposes; (Bill #3335) Warren Street and Preston Street for parking purposes; (Bill #3334) Warren Street and Preston Street, north side of Wallace Street, Lancaster Avenue and Preston Street for parking purposes. Street ordinances: (Bill #3297) 17th Street; (Bill #3306) area bounded by Woodhaven Road, Poquessing Creek, line of property of Joseph Gorson and Greenmount Road and Millbrook Road; (Bill #3303) Jeanes Street; (Bill #3325) area bounded by Academy Road, Comly Road, drainage right-of-way along Byberry Creek, and Red Lion Road; (Bill #3337) Geary Street; (Bill #3324) Shalkop Street; (Bill #3305) Walnut Hill Street; (Bill #3304) Byberry Road; (Bill 3130) Stenton Avenue; (Bill #3347) Arthur Street. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #3352) authorizing St. Dominic's Roman Catholic Church to use a portion of its ground on the northwest side of Frankford Avenue between Blakiston and Pennypack Streets for cemetery purposes. Proposed City Plan changes: Johnston Street, Bigler Street; Edwin Street; Warren Street; Belgrade Street, Luzerne Street; Ranstead Street; Philip Street, Sansom Street, Ionic Street, American Street; Leverington Avenue. City Plan changes: Blue Grass Road; Verree Road; Morning Glory Road.

October 20, 1959
Minutes of October 6, 1959. Proposed appointment of Edwin Knapp as Planning Analyst II. Revised final plat, area bounded by Ford Road, Cranston Road, Lankenau Avenue and Daphne Road (SD-480). Final plat, area westerly corner of Welsh Road and Dewees Street (SD-1001). Southeast Central I Redevelopment Area, redevelopment proposal. East Poplar Redevelopment Area, redevelopment proposal. Approval of site plan, Annenberg School of Communications. Report from Technical Advisory Committee on Zoning. Reconsideration of Street Bill #705: striking of Adams Avenue from Thompson Street to the northwesterly side of former Edgemont Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #2743: D Residential to A Commercial, southeast side of Frankford Avenue, 121 ft southwest of Megargee Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #3038: A Residential to C Residential, southwesterly side of Deer Path Lane, approximately 140 ft northwest of DiMarco Drive. City property ordinances: (Bill #3369) Evarts Street and Bustleton Avenue for recreational purposes; (Bill 3365) Lincoln Drive and Cresheim Valley Drive for public park purposes. Street ordinances: (Bill #3362) Spencer Street; (Bill #3371) Solly Avenue; (Bill #3372) Vankirk Street, Milnor Street, Howell Street, Delaware Avenue; (Bill #3373) Erwin Street; (Bill #3390) Ashland Street; (Bill #3382) Eastwick Avenue; (Bill #3359) Industrial Avenue; (Bill #3370) Charles Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Jackson Street. City Plan changes: Ionic Street; Kent Lane; Welsh Road.

November 10, 1959
Minutes of October 20, 1959. Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, area at northerly corner of Woodhaven and Knights Roads (SD-439), (SD-552). Preliminary plat, area northwest corner of Byberry Road and Poquessing Creek (SD-984). Preliminary plat, area southerly corner of Welsh and Verree Roads. Revised portion of final plat, area northwest corner of Academy and Knights Roads (SD-822). Revised final plat, area west of Knights Road, south of Dorchester Road (SD-489). Final plat, area north of Hartel Avenue between Bustleton Avenue and Bradford Street (SD-620). Proposed acquisition of land at 20th and Berks Streets for expansion of Health Center #5.  Proposed sale of City-owned land at Ridge Avenue and Schoolhouse Lane. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #2490: C Residential to A Commercial, Rockwell Avenue southwest of Hartel Avenue. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #2994: B Residential to Shopping Center-2, westerly corner of Red Lion Road and Verree Road. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #2743: D Residential to A Commercial, Frankford Avenue southwest of Megargee Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #3277: B Residential to A Commercial, northwest side of Roosevelt Boulevard 150 ft southwest of Welsh Road. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #3399)  Ashton Road and Mower Street; (Bill #3404) Pattison Avenue and Penrose Avenue; (Bill #3418) Mermaid Lane and Winston Road. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #3413 and #3414). Redevelopment ordinances: (Bill #3411) proposal for the redevelopment of the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, East Poplar Urban Renewal Area; (Bill #3412) proposal for the redevelopment of a portion of the Southeast Central Redevelopment Area, unit #1. Miscellaneous ordinance (Bill #3402) amend Chapter 16-100 of the Philadelphia Code relating to acquisition and construction of public property, by adding Section 16-103 to provide for aesthetic ornamentation of City structures. City property ordinances: (Bill #3369) Evarts Street and Bustleton Avenue for recreational purposes; (Bill #3405) Ashton and Welsh Roads for recreational purposes. Street ordinances: (Bill #3397) Cheltenham Avenue, Vankirk Street, Anchor Street, Carver Street, Elmhurst Street, Algon Avenue; (Bill #3415) Norwood Avenue, Sugar Loaf Drive, Stroud Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Warnock Street, Alder Street, York Street, Cumberland Street; Lewis Street, Edgemont Street, Salmon Street; Northeast Avenue. City Plan changes: Schuylkill Avenue, Morris Street; Newport Place, Chesapeake Place, Queen Place; Stenton Avenue; Greycourt Road; Rockwell Avenue, Hoffnagle Street; Bristol Street; Bennett Road; Leon Street. 

November 17, 1959
Final plat, area north of Hartel Avenue, between Bustleton Avenue and Bradford Street (SD-620). Portion of final plat, southeast corner of Wigard Street and Ridge Avenue (SD-271). Revised preliminary plat, area south of Woodhaven Road, west of Glenfield Street (SD-426). University Redevelopment Area redevelopment proposal, Annenberg School of Communications. Proposed sale of City-owned ground at Frankford Avenue and Ruan Street. Proposed research laboratory development, report on Bala Golf Course and suggestions for additional locations. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #3027: area northeast corner of 17th Street and Allegheny Avenue, C Residential to A Commercial. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #3429) area bounded by Welsh Road, Connecting Railway Bustleton Branch, Dietrich Street and Marshall Street (not on City Plan); (Bill #3446) Knights Road and Byberry Road; (Bill #3447) Glenfield Street and Byberry Road; (Bill #3453) Evergreen Avenue and Lincoln Drive. Redevelopment ordinances: (Bill #3421) proposal for the redevelopment of a portion of the University Redevelopment Area designated as Annenberg School of Communications; (Bill #3422) proposed amendment to the Redevelopment Contract between the Redevelopment Authority and the Food Distribution Center. City property ordinances: (Bill #3433) three tracts of land and library at Germantown Avenue and Sedgwick Street; (Bill #3434) Berks Street and 20th Street for a health center; (Bill #3441) Delaware Avenue and Walnut Street for port purposes; (Bill #3443) Rhawn Street and Oxford Avenue for parking purposes; (Bill #3444) Rhawn Street and Oxford Street; (Bill #3450) Jasper Street and Boston Street for parking purposes. Street ordinances: (Bill #3420) 31st Street; Bloomfield Avenue; Tustin Avenue, Tabor Avenue; Belgrade Street, Luzerne Street; Jackson Street; corner of Oxford Avenue and Frankford Avenue; Leverington Avenue. City Plan changes: Marsden Street, Benson Street.

November 24, 1959
Proposed amendments to the 1960-1965 Capital Program and Budget. Personnel matters. Final plat, area north of Hartel Avenue between Bustleton Avenue and Bradford Street (SD-620). Request for extension of time for filing of final plat for the area east of Welsh Road, north of Verree Road (SD- 651). Action required for Sanborn Map Company contract. Proposed additional contracts. Zoning Bill #3429. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1968. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #2066. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #2815. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #3025. Zoning ordinance: (Bill #3438) area bounded by Gypsy Lane, School House Lane, Philadelphia, Germantown and Norristown Railway, and Fairmount Park. City property ordinances: (Bill #3455) Edwin Street and Leland Street, Poplar Street and Edwin Street for parking purposes; (Bill #3456) Edwin Street and Leland Street for parking purposes; (Bill #3458) Domino Lane and Umbria Street for incinerator purposes; (Bill #2930) Germantown Poorhouse. City Plan changes: Luzerne Street, Gaul Street; 17th Street, 16th Street; Keystone Street, Levick Street.

December 8 1959
Revised final plat, area east of Dungan Road, north of Lorna Drive (SD-291-F). Final plat, area at Langdon and Howell Streets (SD-469). Final plat, area northeast of Ridge Avenue, south of Wigard Street (SD-271). Preliminary plat, area east of Knights Road, south of Millbrook Road (SD-961). Discussion of Zoning Bill #2718: Ashton and Willits Road, C-1 Residential to Shopping Center-2. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1968: southerly corner of Bustleton Avenue and Woodhaven Road, A Residential and A Commercial to Shopping Center-2. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #2768: portion of area bounded by Welsh Road, Nester Street, Beyer Avenue, Goodnaw Street and Roosevelt Boulevard, B Residential and C Residential to Shopping Center. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #3277: Roosevelt Boulevard south of Welsh Road. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1891: Holme Avenue east of Holme Circle: C Residential to Shopping Center-2. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #2314: easterly corner of Academy and Woodhaven Roads, A Residential to Shopping Center-2. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #2743: Frankford Avenue and Megargee Street, D Residential to A Commercial. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #3187: Frankford Avenue north of Linden Street, B Residential to Shopping Center-2. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #2804: area bounded by Chelten Avenue, 15th Street, Old York Road and Stenton Avenue, partly A Residential and partly C Residential to Shopping Center-2. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #3276: area bounded by St. Bernard, Spruce and 49th Streets, F Residential to A Commercial. Street Bill #3424: authorizing the Street Commissioner to enter into an agreement with the Reading Company for the widening, improvement and maintenance of a grade crossing where Summerdale Avenue crosses the tracks and right-of-way of the Frankford Branch of Reading Company and for the termination of a bridge at said crossing. Confirmation Plan: City Plan #299: to strike and vacate the legally opened portions of Haly Street from Valley Avenue to Gorgas Lane, of Cinnaminson Street, from Matthias Street to the property line of Fairmount Farm, Inc., approximately five hundred sixty feet southeastwardly from Livezey Street, of Lawnton Street, from Fairthorne Street to Gorgas Lane, etc. 


1958

January 7, 1958
Discussion of Randall Morgan Tract. Final plat, area northwest of Frankford and Pearson Avenues (SD-398-F). Preliminary plat, area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Ashburner and Blakiston Streets (SD-544). Preliminary plat, area west of Roosevelt Boulevard south of Byberry Road (SD-93). Preliminary plat, Byberry and Dunks Ferry Roads (SD-365). Request for information, future development at southwest corner of 41st Street and Chester Avenue. Proposed acceptance of gift of land to Fairmount Park, Millman Street and Sunrise Lane. Proposed acquisition of ground on the south side of Linden Avenue and the east side of the Pennsylvania Railroad for the Water Department. Zoning ordinance: (Bill #1891) Holme Avenue and Holme Circle; (Bill #1892) Ridge Avenue and Wigard Avenue; (Bill #1899) Chestnut Hill Avenue and Norwood Avenue; (Bill #1902) Ashton Road and Willits Road; (Bill #1903) Castor and Solly Avenues; (Bill #1904) Ashton Road and Willits Road; (Bill #1915) Woodhaven Road and Knights Road; (Bill #1916) Crefeld Street and Mermaid Lane; (Bill #1921) Ridge Avenue and Wigard Avenue. Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #1886) approving the application by the Philadelphia Housing Authority to the Public Housing Administration for a preliminary load for low-rent public housing and authorizing further amendment of an ordinance approved May 19, 1950. Street ordinances: (Bill #1917) Greenway Avenue; (Bill #1919) Wendle Street. Proposed City Plan change: 44th Street in connection with the development of the Pennsylvania Hospital site. City Plan changes: 18th Street, 19th Street, Uber Street, Curtin Street, Schley Street, Forrestal Street, Lanvale Place, Boise Place, Halsey Place, Denfeld Place, Geary Street; Poplar Street; Tulip Street; Solly Avenue. 

January 10, 1958
Public housing program site review.

January 21, 1958
Election of Chairman. Election of Vice-Chairman. Statements of appreciation to Mr. Greenfield. Election of Secretary. Minutes of Commission meeting. Proposed invitation to the American Planning and Civic Association to meet in Philadelphia. Status of Zoning Ordinance recommended by the Zoning Advisory Commission. Personnel matters. Revised preliminary plat, area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Megargee Street, Strahle Street and Torresdale Avenue (SD-668-P). Preliminary plat, area at Livezy Lane, Wissahickon Avenue and Mt. Airy Avenue (SD-731-P). Preliminary plat, area southeast corner of Wigard and Ridge Avenues (SD-271-P). Proposed housing site, 4th and Carpenter Streets. Proposed revision of Morton Redevelopment Area Plan. Future uses of Schuylkill Arsenal. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #190: to change designation from Class C Residential to Class Shopping Center-2, northeast side of Bustleton Avenue from Mower to Placid Street. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1915) Woodhaven Road and Knights Road; (Bill #1930) Alden Street and Lindbergh Boulevard; (Bill #1933) Ogontz and Stenton Avenues; (Bill #1946) area bounded by Waldemire Drive, Ronald Drive, Kirby Drive and Violet Drive; (Bill #1952) 68th Street and Cobbs Creek Parkway. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #1927 and #1928). City property ordinances: (Bill #1935) Cottman Avenue and Oakland Street for a free library; (Bill #1957) area bounded by Curtin Street, Geary Street, 12th Street and Alder Street for incinerator disposal purposes. Street ordinances: (Bill #1931) Turner Street; (Bill #1932) 72nd Avenue; (Bill #1934) authorizing construction of a bridge across Cuthbert Street between 16th and 17th Streets; (Bill #1937) Laramie Road, Cliffwood Road, Spicebush Lane, Radburn Road, Melite Place; (Bill #1938) Cottage Street; (Bill #1939) Academy Road; (Bill #1940) Academy Road; (Bill #1941) Ashburner Street; (Bill #1954) a stub street at Cinnaminson Street and Henry Avenue; (Bill #1955) Domino Lane. Proposed City Plan changes: Hartranft Street. City Plan changes: Hollywood Street; Academy   Road; Red Lion Road, East Keswick Road, Ashfield Lane, Morrel Avenue, drainage right-of-way along the line of Byberry Creek, Avalon Street, Avalon Street extended, Morrell Avenue, Ashfield Lane, Albermarle Lane, West Keswick Road, Elliston Circle, Hampstead Lane, Hampstead Place, Kilburn Place, North Canterbury Road, Ambridge Lane, Woburn Place, Hartford Place, Cromwell Street, Portsmough Place, Chelsea place, Downing Place, Warfield Place, Legion Place, Chesterfield Road, Saxon Place, Saxon Lane, Berea Street, South Keswick Road, Kayford Circle, Glenbrook Lane. 

February 4, 1958
Minutes of Commission meeting. Resolution of commendation to Mr. Greenfield. Letter of appreciation to Mr. Greenfield. Presentation of 25 years service certificates. Preliminary plat, area east of Ashton Road between Willits Road and Grant Avenue (SD-443-P). Future uses of Schuylkill Arsenal. Proposed addition to Mill Creek II housing site. Proposed sale of ground in the rear of the fire house and old town hall at Frankford Avenue and Ruan Street. Proposed exchange of land between the City of Philadelphia and the Atlantic Refining Company. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #190: to change designation from C Residential to Shopping Center-2, northeast side of Bustleton Avenue and Mower and Placid Streets. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1968) Bustleton Avenue and Woodhaven Road; (Bill #1969) Frankford Avenue and Pennypack Street; (Bill #1970) Red Lion Road and Knights Road; (Bill #1973) Adams Avenue and Wingohocking Street; (Bill #1976) area bounded by Mitchell Street, Hermit Street, Pechin Street and Seville Street; (Bill #1977) area bounded by Willow Grove Avenue, Stenton Avenue, Telner Street, Ardleigh Street, Mermaid Lane and a line southwest of Crittenden Street; (Bill #1998) Paoli Avenue and Silverwood Street; (Bill #1978) amend section 14-207 of the Philadelphia Code by revising rear and side yard requirements in the D Residential Districts; (Bill #1982) Harbison Avenue and Howell Street; (Bill #1983) Castor Avenue and Faunce Street. City property ordinances: (Bill #1984) area bounded by N 15th Street, W Euclid Avenue, N 16th Street and land now or formerly known as Monument Cemetery for recreational purposes; (Bill #1994) Scotts Lane and the Norristown Branch of the Reading Railroad. Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #1987) proposal for the redevelopment of the Eastwick Redevelopment Area. Street ordinances: (Bill #1960) Ashfield Lane; (Bill #1961) Lukens Street; (Bill #1979) addition to the existing drainage right-of-way along the north branch of Byberry Creek; (Bill #1985) drainage right-of-way from Ivy Hill Road to Roumfort Road; Carter Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Caledonia Street; Nester Street. City Plan changes: Berks Street; Commerce Street, Cuthbert Street.

February 18, 1958
Minutes of Commission meeting. Proposed invitation to the American Institute of Planners to hold their 1960 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. Zoning ordinances: (#1973) Adams Avenue and Wingohocking Street; (Bill #1978) amend section 14-207 of the Philadelphia Code by revising rear and side yard requirements in the D Residential Districts; (Bill #2001) Fairmount Avenue and 35th Street; (Bill #2005) Academy Road and Comly Road; (Bill #2011) area bounded by Walnut Street, Front Street, Spruce Street and 6th Street; (Bill #2012) area bounded by Washington Avenue, 12th Street, Ellsworth Street and 13th Street. City property ordinances: (Bill #2006) area bounded by N 15th Street, W Euclid Street, N 16th Street and land now or formerly known as Monument Cemetery for recreational purposes; (Bill #2008) authorize the Director of Commerce to enter into an agreement granting permission to the Laurel Pipe Line Company to lay and maintain a pipe line across certain City-owned property; (Bill #2013) Linden Avenue and State Road for a waterworks; (Bill #2018) authorizing the Atlantic Refining Company to construct and maintain two 30 in pipe lines in portions of the bed of Penrose Avenue, Penrose Ferry Road, Hog Island Road and in certain lands constituting the property of the Southwest Sewage Treatment Works. Street ordinances: (Bill #1971) Cinnaminson Street, Lawnton Street, Fairthorne Street, Haly Street; (Bill #2027) Bergen Street, Kendrick Street, Jackson Street, Gillespie Street, Strahle Street, Jackson Street, Glenloch Street, Marsden Street; (Bill #2030) Almond Street; (Bill #2014) Winchester Avenue; (Bill #2026) Norwalk Road. City Plan changes: Valley Street, Herbert Street, Foulkrod Street, Fillmore Street, Jackson Street, Margaret Street, Tackawanna Street, Harrison Street; Cresheim Valley Drive. 

March 4, 1958
Minutes of the Commission meeting. Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, area east of Welsh Road, north of Verree Road (SD-651). Portion of final plat, area bounded by Packer Avenue, 18th, 20th and Geary Streets (SD-550-2P). Proposed amendment to Capital Budget and Program. Contract with Hires, Castner and Harris for the Philadelphia Panorama. Information request - Powelton Area. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1978) amend section 14-207 of the Philadelphia Code by revising rear and side yard requirements for the D Residential Districts; (Bill #2040) area bounded by Welsh Road, Dewees Street, Revere Street, Tremont Street and Leonard Street; (Bill #2048) Fishers Avenue and 2nd Street. City property ordinance: (Bill #2045) Carpenter Street and 9th Street for recreational purposes. Redevelopment ordinances: (Bill #1929) request the reservation of federal Capital grant funds, approve the undertaking of surveys and plans for an urban renewal project, and authorize the filing of an application for federal advance of funds for the Mill Creek Redevelopment Area; (Bill #2044) request the reservation of federal Capital grant funds, approve the undertaking of surveys and plans for an urban renewal project, and authorize the filing of an application for federal advance of funds for the Whitman Urban Renewal Area. Street ordinances: (Bill #2026) Norwalk Road; (Bill #2033) 24th Street, the Crescent, Callowhill Street; (Bill #2035) Banes Street; (Bill #2036) Bleigh Street, Shelmire Avenue; (Bill #2034) Evans Street. Proposed Street Plan changes: Laveer Street; a service road along the south side of Carwithan Street between Frankford Avenue and Ditman Street; Verree Road. City Plan changes: City Plans #128, #187 and #307. 

March 18, 1958
Minutes of the Commission meetings February 18 and March 4, 1958. Personnel matters. Reconsideration of final plat, area bounded by Packer Avenue, 18th, 20th and Geary Streets (SD-550-2P). Final plat, area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Jackson Street, Ashburner Street and Blakiston Street (SD-544-P). Proposed amendments to Capital Program. Amendment to the Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area Plan. Certification of Nicetown Redevelopment Area. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1978) amend section 14-207 of the Philadelphia Code by revising rear and side yard requirements for the D Residential Districts; (Bill #2058) Roosevelt Boulevard and Loney Street; (Bill #2066) area bounded by Hoff Street, Bowler Street, Wistaria Street and President Street; (Bill #2070) Roosevelt Boulevard and Unruh Street; (Bill #2081) Adams Avenue and Wingohocking Street; (Bill #2082) McKean Street and 21st Street. City property ordinance: (Bill #2045) Carpenter Street and 9th Street for recreational purposes. Street ordinances: (Bill #2061) Large Street; (Bill #2062) Lavender Street, Legion Street; (Bill #2071) Caledonia Street; (Bill #2072) Allens Lane, Allens Place, Orwell Road, Mt. Airy Avenue, Livezeys Street; (Bill #2077) Domino Lane, Ridge Avenue; (Bill #2078) former Domino Lane, Renz Street, Hagner Street, Valley Avenue, Shalkop Street, Hill Road, Kieffer Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Master Street; designate areas as Independence National Historical Park bounded by 5th Street, Chestnut Street, 4th Street, Market Street, 3rd Street, Church Street, 2nd Street, Walnut Street, 4th Street, and Spruce Street; a service road along the south side of Carwithan Street between Frankford Avenue and Ditman Street; Oakmont Street. City Plan changes: Hollywood Street; Gerry Street.

April 1, 1958
Minutes of the Commission meeting. Report on proposed Market East development. Portion of final plat, area bounded by Packer Avenue, 18th, 20th, and Geary Streets (SD-550-2-P). Revised final plat, area east of Verree Road, southwest of Medway Road (SD-442-F). Portion of final plat, area southwest corner of 29th Street and McKean Street (SD-686-P). Request for change of zoning - Fox Street north of Abbottsford Road. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1529: to change designation from F Residential to A Commercial: northwest corner of 22nd Street and Spring Garden Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1902: to change designation from C Residential to A Commercial, easterly corner of Ashton Road and Willits Road. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1891: to change designation from B Residential to A Commercial, northeast side of Holme Avenue, 260 ft southeast of Holme Circle. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1978) amend section 14-207 of the Philadelphia Code revising rear and side yard requirements in the D Residential Districts; (Bill #2082) McKean Street and 21st Street; (Bill #2084) 5th and Oak Lane Road; (Bill #2085) Roosevelt Boulevard and Welsh Road; (Bill #2086) area bounded by 11th Street, Oxford Street, Marvine Street and a line parallel with and 388 ft north of Oxford Street; (Bill #2087) 10th and Poplar Streets; (Bill #2110) area bounded by Horrocks Street, Bleigh Avenue, Bustleton Avenue and Shelmire Avenue. City property ordinances: (Bill #2108) Fox Street and Abbottsford Avenue; (Bill #2109) Linden Avenue and Frankford Avenue; (Bill #2111) Ruan Street and Salem Street. Capital Program ordinances (Bills #2114, #2115, #2116 and #2117). Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #2104) proposed amendments to redevelopment contract between the Redevelopment Authority and Food Distribution Center. Street ordinances: (Bill #2074) amend section 11-604 of the Philadelphia Code pertaining to encroachments upon and obstructions of streets by permitting the extension of garages; (Bill #2107) Perth Street; (Bill 2089) placing Independence Historical Park on the City Plan in an area bounded by 5th Street, Chestnut Street, 4th Street, Market Street, 3rd Street, Church Street, 2nd Street, Walnut Street, 4th Street and Spruce Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Rittenhouse Street; Warnock Street; Domino Lane; Casimir Street; a service road along the south side of Carwithan Street. City Plan changes: Simpson Street; Abington Avenue; Greenway Avenue; Frankford Avenue, Holmesburg Avenue, Ashburner Street, Enfield Avenue; Wendle Street.

April 8, 1958
Mill Creek Redevelopment Area, Mill Creek project, sub-area #1 and sub-area #2. Review of text - Annual Report. Approval of proposed comprehensive revision of the Zoning Ordinance. 

April 15, 1958
Personnel matters. Appeal of action of revised final plat, area east of Verree Road, southwest of Medway Road (SD-442-F). Mill Creek Redevelopment Area, Mill Creek project, sub-area #1 and sub-area #2. Report on Market East Plaza. Northwest Temple Redevelopment Area, Temple University project, unit #3. Reconsideration of street ordinance #2026: opening of the unopened portion of Norwalk Road from Northeast Avenue to Walley Avenue. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1978) amend section 14-207 of the Philadelphia Code by revising rear and side yard requirements in D Residential Districts; (Bill #2110) area bounded by Horrocks Street, Bleigh Avenue, Bustleton Avenue and Shelmire Avenue; (Bill #2120) area bounded by Henry Avenue, Port Royal Avenue, Old Line Road and an irregular line southeast of Port Royal Avenue; (Bill #2130) area bounded by Oakland Street, Arrott Street, Horrocks Street and a line parallel with and 140 ft northeast of Arrott Street. City property ordinance: (Bill #1128) Stevens Road and Regina Street for recreational purposes. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #2121, #2122, #2123, #2124, #2125 and #2126). Street ordinances: (Bill #1354) Banes Street, Lott Avenue, intersection of Banes Street, Bustleton Avenue and Lott Avenue; Oakmont Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Rittenhouse Street; Pollock Street; 13th and Fitzwater Streets (Hawthorne Square housing site); 11th and Norris Streets (Norris II housing site; 55th and Vine Streets (Haddington housing site; Ruscomb Street; Millbrook Road. City Plan changes: Almond Street; North Hill Creek Drive, South Hill Creek Drive, East Hill Creek Drive, West Hill Creek Drive, Hill Creek Drive, Hill Creek Circle (Hill Creek housing project); Linden Avenue. 

May 6, 1958
Minutes of Commission meetings April 1, April 8 and April 15, 1958. Final plat, area northwest side of Verree Road, northeast of Stanwood Street (SD-691). Preliminary plat, area east of Roosevelt Boulevard between Red Lion Road and Comly Road (SD-778). Independence Mall proposed revision of contract with Roy Larson. Approval of Greenway site as a public housing site. Approval of increased density at Hawthorne Square public housing site. Proposed amendments to East Poplar Redevelopment Area Plan and the Temple Redevelopment Area. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2136) Ridge and Paoli Avenues; (Bill #2146) area bounded by Clark, Cowden, Morrell and Bowler Streets, Evans Street, Roosevelt Boulevard, Lott Avenue, Bowler Street, Wistaria Street, Bustleton Avenue and Haldeman Avenue; (Bill #2154) Levick Street and Frankford Avenue; (Bill #2173) Blue Grass Road and Welsh Road. Redevelopment ordinances: (Bill #2162) proposal for redevelopment of a portion of Mill Creek Redevelopment Area, Mill Creek Project sub-area #1; (Bill #2163) proposal for the redevelopment of a portion of Mill Creek Redevelopment Area, Mill Creek Project sub-area #2; (Bill #2166) proposal for the redevelopment of a portion of Northwest Temple Redevelopment Area, Temple University Project unit #3; (Bill #2104) proposed amendments to redevelopment contract between the Redevelopment Authority and the Food Distribution Center. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #2155, #2156, #2121, #2122, #2123, #2124, #2125 and #2126). City property ordinance: (Bill #2173) Sunrise Lane and Millman Street to be added to Fairmount Park. Street ordinances: (Bill #2145) Northeast Freeway, Northeast Avenue; (Bill #2151) Blakiston Street; (Bill #2152) Manchester Street; (Bill #2159) Casimir Street; (Bill #2165) grant permission to American Stores Co. to erect and maintain a loading platform on and across the south footway of Master Street between 30th and 31st Streets; authorizing the Food Distribution Center to construct and maintain public toilet facilities at three locations in the bed of Callowhill Street between Pattison and Packer Avenues. Proposed City Plan changes: Dupont Street; Grant Avenue. City Plan changes: 34th Street; drainage right-of-way extending from Ivy Hill Road to Roumfort Road; a stub street extending northwest from Cinnaminson Street and Henry Avenue; Winchester Avenue; drainage right-of-way along the north branch of Byberry Creek from Academy Road to Newberry Road; London Road, Crane Place, Stowe Place, Hemlock Place, Wales Place, Downs Place, Ascot Place, Herschel Road; 24th Street, the Crescent, Callowhill Street. Proposed amendments to the Capital Program.

May 13, 1958
Preliminary plat, area at northwest corner of Comly and Academy Roads, south of Woodhaven Road (SD-744). Revised preliminary plat, area at Byberry and Dunks Ferry Roads (SD-365-2). Confirming action for Washington Square East, unit #2, preliminary approval of site plan. Gustine Lake interchange. North Triangle project - Park Towne Place. Proposed amendment to Capital Program - off street parking. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2187) Barlow Street and Haldeman Avenue; (Bill #2188) area bounded by Bridle Road, Pine Hill Avenue, Jeanes Street and Morefield Road; (Bill #2202) Wayne and Chelten Avenues. Street ordinances: (Bill #2145) Northeast Freeway, Northeast Avenue; (Bill #2180) Summer Street; (Bill #2186) Northeast Avenue. City Plan changes: Domino Lane, Ridge Avenue; Bergen Street, Kendrick Street, Jackson Street, Pennypack Street, Strahle Street, Marsden Street; Moravian Street.

June 3, 1958
Revised preliminary plat, area north of Southampton Road, west of New York Short Line Railroad (SD-690-F). Preliminary plat (resubmission), area at northwest corner of Stevens Road and Welton Road (SD-693). Final plat, area northwest corner of Stevens Road and Welton Road (SD-693). Portion of final plat, area at southeast corner of Woodhaven and Knights Roads (SD-61). Proposed amendment to the Capital Program - Hospitality Center project. Amendment to East Poplar Redevelopment Area Plan. Greenway public housing site. Washington Square East rezoning. Revision of lines of Washington Avenue from 9th Stret to Broad Street. City Plan #37-s: to strike Pollock Street from 10th Street to Iseminger Street. Resolution #271 Requesting the City Planning Commission to keep separately and distinct all Capital Budgets and Capital Programs relating to the Eastwick Redevelopment project, and to incorporate therein a complete and accurate statement of all expenditures. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1952: to change designation from D Residential to A Commercial, southwesterly side of 68th Street, approximately 50 ft on 68th Street and 120 ft on Cobbs Creek Parkway. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1244) Mermaid Lane and Stenton Avenue; (Bill #1977) area bounded by Willow Grove Avenue, Stenton Avenue, Telnar Street, Ardleigh Street, Mermaid Lane and a line southwest of Crittenden Street; (Bill #190) Bustleton Avenue and Mower Street; (Bill #2205) Fox Street and Abbottsford Avenue; (Bill #2211) Juniper Street and Pine Street, Juniper Street and Cypress Street, Juniper Street and Pine Street; (Bill #2230) 20th Street and Pattison Avenue. City property ordinance: (Bill #2212) authorize exchange of a tract of City-owned land in Tinicum Township, Delaware County for a tract of land owned by the Atlantic Refining Company in Tinicum Township, Delaware County and $150,000. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #2215, #2216, #2217, #2218, #2227 and #2228). Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #2210) request the reservation of federal Capital funds, approve the undertaking of surveys and plans for an urban renewal project, and authorize the filing of an application for federal advance of funds for the Independence Mall-Franklin Redevelopment Area. Street ordinances: (Bill #2219)  34th Street, Curie Avenue, 33rd Street; (Bill #2223) Library Street, Leithgow Street, Harmony Street, Orianna Street, Iona Street, American Street, Dock Street, Moravian Street, Lawrence Street, Stock Exchange Place and Bank Avenue; (Bill #2195) Edison Avenue; (Bill #2193) Juniper Street, Kenilworth Street, Clymer Street, St. Albans Street, Watts Street; (Bill #2204) McAlpin Street; (Bill #2192) Warnock Street; (Bill #2222) Warnock Street, Alder Street; (Bill #2168) drainage right-of-way along the line of Byberry Creek west of Waldemire Drive from Red Lion Road to north of Millbrook Road; (Bill #2224) Millbrook Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Lexington Avenue; Hoffnagle Street; Krewstown Road; Nester Street. City Plan changes: Arthur Street; Reed Street; Caledonia Street; Luzerne Street; Laramie Road, Spicebush Lane, Radburn Road, Melite Place; Evans Street. 

June 17, 1958
Minutes of Commission meetings May 6 and May 13, 1958. Preliminary plat, area west of Krewstown Road, south of Surrey Road (SD-445). Final plat, area east of Verree Road southwest of Medway Road (SD-442). Westpark housing site. Proposed amendments to the Capital Program. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2085) Roosevelt Boulevard and Welsh Road; (Bill #2230) 20th Street and Pattison Avenue; (Bill #2243) Ashton Road and Mower Street. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #2231 and #2232). Street ordinances: (Bill #2213) amend section 11-604 of the Philadelphia Code pertaining to encroachments upon and obstructions of the streets, by permitting lawn retaining walls; (Bill #2224) Millbrook Road; (Bill #2239) Nester Street; (Bill #2240) Audubon Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: Silverwood Street; Lexington Avenue. City Plan changes: Perth Street; Turner Street; area bounded by 5th Street, Chestnut Street, 4th Street, Market Street, 3rd Street, Church Street, 2nd Street, Walnut Street, 4th Street and Spruce Street and designating each parcel as Independence National Historical Park; Oakmont Street; Winchester Avenue and Holme Avenue as an addition to Pennypack Park. 

July 1, 1958
Minutes of Commission meeting. Final plat, area east of Tabor Avenue between Magee and Kerper Streets (SD-644). Invitation to International Federation of Housing and Town Planning to meet in Philadelphia in 1964. Proposed housing project - Camp Happy site. Proposed sale of former police garage, 975-989 N 9th Street. Proposed amendment to Gustine Lake Interchange ordinance. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2085) Roosevelt Boulevard and Welsh Road; (Bill #2230) 20th Street and Pattison Avenue; (Bill #2255) area bounded by City Line Avenue, 69th Street, Sherwood Road and 72nd Street; (Bill #2259) 69th Street and Greenway Avenue; (Bill #2262) area bounded by Walnut Street, 3rd Street, Spruce Street and 6th Street; (Bill #2266) Edgemont and Eddington Streets; (Bill #2277) area bounded by Greys Ferry Avenue, Peltz Street, the bulkhead and pierhead line of the Schuylkill River, and a certain property line extending from the Schuylkill River to Grays Ferry Avenue; (Bill #2293) Bristol Street and Richmond Street; (Bill #2295) 21st Street and Dickinson Street. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #2285, #2286, #2287, and #2288). Street ordinances: (Bill #2261) Washington Avenue, Grays Ferry Avenue; (Bill #2260) Sommerville Avenue; (Bill #2268) Ridge Avenue, Matthias Street, Domino Lane North, intersection of Domino Lane and Ridge Avenue; (Bill #2280) Carwithan Road; (Bill #2292) Nester Street; (Bill #2263) area bounded by Byberry Road, Dunks Ferry Road, Mechanicsville Road and property lines. Proposed City Plan changes: Hartranft Street, Marshall Street; Almond Street; Silverwood Street; Hegerman Street; Lindenhurst Street, Faraday Street; Bonner Street, Jamison Avenue. 

July 15, 1958
Minutes of Commission meeting. Preliminary plat, area northwest corner of Red Lion and Knights Road, east of Waldemire Drive (SD-766). Proposed increase in number of dwelling units, Morton housing site. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2230) 20th Street and Pattison Avenue; (Bill #2299) Ridge Avenue and Wigard Avenue; (Bill #2313) Roosevelt Boulevard and Goodnaw Street; (Bill #2314) Academy Road and Woodhaven Road. City property ordinances: (Bill #2296) Broad and Spruce Streets for parking; (Bill #2297) 11th and Market Streets for parking; (Bill #2302) 9th Street and Nedro Avenue for a transit facility; (Bill #2309) Wissinoming Street; (Bill #2316) Ruan Street and Salem Street. Street ordinances: (Bill 2311) London Road, Hemlock Place, Ascot Place, Downs Place,Wales Place, Herschel Place; (Bill #2312) Ashton Road, Ryerson Road, Ryerson place, Angus Road, Angus Place, Woodbridge Road, Cove Place, Fairgreen Lane, Norcross Place, Boeing Lane, Cliffside Road, Ansonia Road, Ansonia Place; (Bill #2317) Coral Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Jamison Avenue, Bonner Street, Conder Street, Whitten Street; drainage right-of-way opposite Avon Street northwest of Heather Street. City Plan changes: area of Independence National Historical Park; Glen Avenue, Harmon Road, Fowler Street; Boyer Street.

August 5, 1958
Minutes of Commission meetings July 1 and July 15, 1958. Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, north corner of Blakiston Street and Torresdale Avenue (SD-812). Revised portion of final plat, northeast corner of Welsh Road and Roosevelt Boulevard (SD-275-F). Proposed increase of dwelling units from 19 to 24 in the Haverford public housing site. Proposed amendments to the Pattison Avenue East Redevelopment Area Plan. Proposed acquisition of ground - North Philadelphia Airport. Reconsideration of Street Bill #2061: to strike Large Street from Berger Street to Axe Factory Road. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1891: to change designation from D Residential to A Commercial, northeast side of Holme Avenue, southeast of Holme Circle. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1970: to change designation from B Residential to C Residential, northerly corner of Red Lion Road and Knights Road. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #2120: to change designation from partly A Residential, partly B Residential, partly C Residential to a single designation of C Residential, area bounded by Henry Avenue, Port Royal Avenue, Old Line Road and an irregular line southeast of Port Royal Avenue. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2230) 20th Street and Pattison Avenue; (Bill 2334) amend section 14-303(2(f) of the Philadelphia Code to prohibit automatic car-washing establishments in A Commercial Districts; (Bill #2353) Morefield Road and Verree Road; (Bill #2354) Ashton Road and Willits Road; (Bill #2357) Hartranft Street and Penrose Ferry Road. Street ordinances: (Bill #2329) Silverwood Street; (Bill #2338) Krewstown Road; (Bill #2343) Krewstown Road; (Bill #2339) Welsh Road; (Bill #2340) area bounded by Krewstown Road, Meeting House Road, Bloomfield Avenue, property line southeast of Verree Road, and property line southwest of Surrey Road; (Bill #2341) area bounded by Academy Road, Comly Road and property lines of tract registered to Joseph Gorson; (Bill #2342) Tabor Avenue; (Bill #2364) Chalfont Drive; (Bill #2365) Lexington Avenue; (Bill #2362) Poplar Street; (Bill #2375) Retta Street; (Bill #2376) Manayunk Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: 20th Street; 72nd Street (Greenway housing site); a new street and Lloyd Street (Greenway housing site); O Street; Jamison Avenue, Bonner Street, Conder Street, Whitten Street. City Plan changes: 33rd Street, 34th Street, Curie Avenue; Allens Lane, Allens Place, Orwell Road, Mt. Airy Avenue, Livezey Street.

September 9 1958
Minutes of Commission meetings of July 29, August 5 and August 12, 1958. Preliminary and portion of final plat, area southeast corner of Stevens and Welton Streets (SD-393). Reconsideration of revised portion of final plat, northwest corner of Welsh Road and Roosevelt Boulevard (SD-275-F). Extension of time for submission of final plat for the area on the southwest side of Welsh Road between Pine Road and Darlington Road (SD-590-P). Extension of time for submission of final plat for the Champlost housing project (SD-619-P). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1902: east corner of Ashton and Willits Road. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1891: northeast side of Holme Avenue, southeast of Holme Circle. 1959-1964 Capital Program and Budget. Proposed amendment to the 1958-1963 Capital Program and Budget. Champlost public housing site - zoning. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2230) 20th Street and Pattison Avenue; (Bill #2380) Belmont Avenue and Conshohocken Avenue; (Bill #2381) Algon Avenue and Cottman Avenue; (Bill #2395) amend Chapters 14-100 through 14-400 and Chapter 16-100 of the Philadelphia Code pertaining to Zoning and Planning; (Bill #2398) Arrott Street and Leiper Street; (Bill #2418) Norwood Street and Snyder Avenue; (Bill #2424) Mayland Street and Stenton Avenue. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #2383, #2384, #2385, #2386, #2412 and #2413). Redevelopment ordinances: (Bill #2378) 44th and Markets Streets; (Bill #2379) 44th Street and Haverford Avenue; (Bill #2390) 15th and Euclid Streets; (Bill #2391) 15th and Euclid Streets, 16th and Euclid Streets; (Bill #2349) tracts of land conveyed by the City to the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania; (Bill #2389) 9th Street and Girard Avenue. Street ordinances: (Bill #2396) construct and maintain a bridge over and across Sansom Street between 2nd Street and Hancock Street; (Bill #2400) Red Lion Road; (Bill #2401) Grant Avenue; (Bill #2399) Templeton Drive, Kirby Drive, Kipling Lane, Greenacres Road, Kane Road, Kipling Place; (Bill #2417) Hartranft Street, Marshall Street; (Bill #2421) Ashburner Street; (Bill #2423) Almond Street; (Bill #2427) amend Section 14-1902(4) of the Philadelphia Code pertaining to signs extending beyond the building line on a portion of Market Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Princeton Avenue; Edgemont Street; Ashland Street; James Street; Haly Road; Diamond Street; Edison Avenue; Krewstown Road. City Plan changes: addition to Tacony Creek Park at Roosevelt Boulevard and Ashdale Street; Knorr Street, Hasbrook Avenue, Kerper Street, Magee Avenue, Newtown Avenue; Somerville Avenue; Nester Avenue; 66th Street; Hartwell Lane; Summer Street; McAlpin Street; drainage right-of-way along Byberry Creek west of Waldemire Drive from Read Lion Road to Millbrook Road.

September 23 1958
Minutes of the Commission meeting of September 9, 1958. Personnel matters. Revised final plat, area at northwest corner of Pearson Street and Frankford Avenue (SD-398-F2). Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2418) Norwood Street and Snyder Avenue; (Bill #2424) Mayland Street and Stenton Avenue; (Bill #2447) Academy Road and Red Lion Road; (Bill #2448) Red Lion Road and Academy Road; (Bill #2477) area bounded by Packer Avenue, 7th Street, a railroad right-of-way line, 11th Street, Pattison Avenue and 10th Street, an area bounded by Swanson Street, Pattison Avenue, Front Street and a right-of-way line of the Delaware River Port Authority. City property ordinances: (Bill #2452) Fox Street and Abbottsford Avenue; (Bill #2446) 61st Street and Baltimore Avenue, area bounded by Lincoln Drive, Germantown and Chestnut Hill Railroad, Lincoln Drive and Cresheim Drive. Street ordinances: (Bill #2460) Cottman Street; (Bill #2449) Laveer Street; (Bill #2457) Hegerman Street; (Bill #2458) Hoffnagle Street; (Bill #2459) Lindenhurst Street, Faraday Street; (Bill #2455) Medford 
Road; (Bill #2422) Blue Grass Road; (Bill #2457) Red Lion Road. Proposd City Plan changes: Hutchinson Street; Brous Avenue, Benner Street, Leonard Street, Farnsworth Street, Revere Street. City Plan changes: Warnock Street; Warnock Street; Casimir Street.

October 7 1958
Proposed acquisition - Berks and Howard Streets. Consideration of Project Planner 3. Alignment of Washington Avenue from Delaware Avenue to 4th Street. East Poplar Redevelopment Proposal, units #1, #4, #5 and #6. Minutes of Commission meeting, September 23, 1958. Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, area northeast corner of Hartel Avenue and Bustleton Avenue (SD-620). Portion of final plat, area bounded by Hermitage, Silverwood, Leverington Street and Manayunk Avenue (SD- 441). Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2418) Norwood Street and Snyder Avenue; (Bill #2490) Rockwell Avenue and Hartel Avenue; (Bill #2491) Roosevelt Boulevard and Greymont Street; (Bill #2510) Pine Road and Solly Avenue. City property ordinances: (Bill #2480) two bulkhead frontages between Chestnut and Walnut Streets and between South and Bainbridge Streets; (Bill #2487) Thornton Road and Martindale Road for airport purposes; (Bill #2504) 22nd Street and Winter Street. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #2492 and #2493). Street ordinances: (Bill 2494) Dupont Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Poplar Street; Jamison Avenue, Bonner Street, Conder Street, Whitman Street. City Plan changes: Krewstown Road; Krewstown Road.

October 21 1958
Minutes of Commission meeting of September 30, 1958. Election of Vice-Chairman. Schedule of November meetings. Personnel matters. Revised portion of final plat, northeast of Welsh Road and Roosevelt Boulevard (SD-275-F). Final plat, northeast of Welsh Road, southeast of Willits Road (SD-269). Authorization to get bids on aerial photography. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2520) 24th and Cumberland Streets; (Bill #2525) Axe Factory Road and Walnut Hill Street; (Bill #2526) Outlook Street and Glenn Street; (Bill #2542) Hortter Street and Chew Avenue. Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #2530) Housing Authority acquisition of 200 structures and tracts of land in an area bounded by 52nd Street, 63rd Street, Market Street and Girard Avenue. City property ordinances: (Bill #2504) 22nd and Winter Streets; (Bill #2519) Fitzwater Street and 20th Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #2540) Cayuga Street, Frogmoor Street; (Bill #2535) Northeast Avenue, Krewstown Road, intersection of Krewstown Road and Walley Avenue; (Bill #2531) Warnock Street; (Bill #2521) Spring Street; (Bill #2534) Emerson Street; (Bill #2536) Woodhaven Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Southampton Avenue; Napfle Avenue; Sanger Street, Cheltenham Avenue, Algon Avenue, Carver Street, Anchor Street. City Plan changes: Fanshawe Street; Audubon Avenue; Carwithan Road; Tabor Avenue; London Road, Hemlock Place, Ascot Place, Downs Place, Wales Place, Herschel Place and Herschel Road. 

November 4, 1958
Independence Mall. Minutes for Commission meeting of October 7, 1958. Preliminary plat, Southwest Temple Area, bounded by 11th, 12th, Columbia and Girard Avenues (SD-874). Rezoning of Northwest Temple, unit #3. Proposed change in procedure by Zoning Board of Adjustment: recommend PCPC to prepare legislation to amend the Zoning Code to require party requesting an exception to show that granting would not adversely effect the public interests. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2546) to amend the Philadelphia Code by providing that the concurring vote of four members of the Board shall be necessary to reverse any decision or determination of any administrative official; (Bill #2556) Byberry and Dunks Ferry Roads; (Bill #2560) Daggett Street and Vine Street; (Bill #2565) Queen Lane and Fox Street; (Bill #2573) area bounded by Tomlinson Road, Gifford Avenue, Bustleton Avenue, Lawler Street, Avon Street and Heather Street. Redevelopment ordinances: (Bill #2547) to amend an ordinance approved April 18, 1957 approving the redevelopment plan of a portion of East Poplar Redevelopment Area, project A, units #1, #4 and #5; (Bill #2548) proposal for redevelopment of a portion of the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, project A, unit #5a; (Bill #2549) proposal for redevelopment of the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, project A, units #4 and #5b; (Bill #2551) proposal for redevelopment of a portion of the East Poplar Redevelopment Area, project A, unit #5d. City property ordinance: (Bill #2575) Penrose Avenue and Island Avenue. Street ordinances: (Bill #2564) Columbia Avenue; (Bill #2566) Haly Street; (Bill #2552) Ranstead Street; (Bill #2553) Heather Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Spencer Avenue; Ravine Avenue; Lawnton Street, Kieffer Street; Bradford Street, Leonard Street, Tudor Street. City Plan changes: former Domino Lane, Renz Street, Hagner Street, Valley Avenue, Shalkop Street, Hill Road, Kieffer Street; Dimino Lane, Matthias Street.

November 10, 1958
Minutes of Commission meeting of October 21, 1958. Proposed contract with the Sanborn Map Company for land use inventory. Proposed acquisition of site for a branch library at 2320-30 W Columbia Avenue. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2565) Queen Lane and Fox Street; (Bill #2590) northeast side of Linden Avenue; (Bill #2589) Axe Factory Road and Walnut Hill Street. City property ordinances: (Bill #2580) Atlantic Street and K Street; (Bill #2581) 29th Street and Cambria Street; (Bill #2595) Berks and Howard Streets for recreational purposes; (Bill #2592) 29-31 E Chelten Avenue; (Bill #2582) a piece of vacant ground at the intersection of the north side of 68th Avenue. Street ordinances: (Bill #2583) Edison Avenue; (Bill #2597) Walnut Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Melon Street; Eastwick Avenue; Spencer Avenue; Bradford Street, Leonard Street, Tudor Street; Lawnton Street, Keiffer Street. City Plan changes: Laveer Street; Appletree Street; Lexington Avenue; Millbrook Road; Nester Street. 

December 2, 1958
Personnel matters. Redevelopment proposal; Northwest Temple Redevelopment Area, Temple University #4. Proposed sale of ground, 34th and Reed. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #2066: to change B Residential to C Residential, area bounded by Hoff Street, Bowler Street, Wistaria Street and President Street. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2610) area bounded by Surrey Road, Krewstown Road, Bloomfield Avenue, Spring Drive and Rising Sun Avenue; (Bill #2612) area bounded by Old York Road, Lakeside Avenue, 12th Street and 69th Avenue; (Bill #2613) Taney Street and Pine Street. Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #2628) amend the redevelopment contract between the Redevelopment Authority and the Food Distribution Center. City property ordinances: (Bill #2614) East Clearfield Street and Ruth Street for parking purposes; (Bill #2615) East Clearfield Street and Ruth Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #2600) 9th Street; (Bill #2604) Poplar Street; (Bill #2616) Bristol Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Crefeld Street; Spencer Avenue; Bradford Street, Tudor Street; Lawnton Street, Kieffer Street; Dilworth Street; Napfle Avenue. City Plan changes: Almond Street; James Street; Lindenhurst Street, Faraday Street; Large Street. 

December 16, 1958
Minutes for Commission meetings of October 14 and November 14, 1958. Revised portion of final plat, area southwest of Willits Road and Convent Avenue (SD-150-F). Preliminary plat, area south of Summit Avenue west of Wissahickon Creek (SD-884). Preliminary plat, area southwest corner of Mechanicsville Road and Knights Road (SD-822). Final plat, Champlost public housing site (SD- 619). Portion of final plat, area bounded by Packer Avenue, 18th, 20th and Schley (SD-550-2F). Extension of time for filing of final plat SD-590-F, southeast side of Welsh Road between Pine Road and Darlington Road. Amendment of Washington Square East, unit #1 Redevelopment Area Plan. Redevelopment proposal, urban renewal plan and relocation plan for Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area unit #1. Proposed amendment for the 1958 Capital Budget and 1958-63 Capital Program - piers. Proposed amendment to the 1958 Capital Budget and 1958-63 Capital Program - Reyburn Plaza garage. Approval of Sanborn contract for a land use inventory study. Invitation to Commission to visit Water Department Torresdale Plant. Proposed easement for Philadelphia Electric Company to put a 20 inch steam main on the property of the Commercial Museum. Proposed amendment to Bill #2427 - street signs. Discussion of Port Industrial zoning district. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1946: to change designation from B Residential to C Residential in an area bounded by Waldemire Drive, Ronald Drive, Kirby Drive and Violet Drive. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #2612) area bounded by Old York Road, Lakeside Avenue, 12th Street and 69th Avenue; (Bill #2629) area bounded by Chestnut Street, 24th Street, Walnut Street and the Schuylkill River; (Bill #2631) area bounded by Broad Street, Diammond Street, Park Avenue and Norris Street; (Bill #2632) area bounded by Berks Street, Park Avenue, Norris Street and 13th Street; (Bill #2637) Cayuga Street and Potter Street; (Bill #2641) Alburger Avenue and Springview Road; (Bill #2642) Birch Road and Barbary Road; (Bill #2643) area bounded by Poquessing Creek Drive, Endicott Street, proposed Northeast freeway, and the southeast right-of-way line of the New York Short Line railroad; (Bill #2659) Salaignac Street and Rock Street. City property ordinances: (Bill #2635) tract of land between 7th Street, 8th Street, Cherry Street and Race Street for a police administration building; (Bill #2639) Woodhaven Road and Thornton Road for airport purposes; (Bill #2646) three tracts of ground in the 59th Ward for addition to Fairmount Park; (Bill #2656) Allens Lane and the Philadelphia Germantown and Chestnut Hill branch of the Connecting Railways Company for addition to Fairmount Park. Street ordinances: (Bill #2630) Diamond Street; (Bill #2640) Comly Road, Norcom Road, Red Lion Road; (Bill #2655) Washington Avenue; (Bill #2657) Southampton Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: Sanger Street, Cheltenham Avenue, Carver Street, 2nd Street, Anchor Street; Glenwood Avenue. City Plan changes: Silverwood Street; Juniper Street, Kenilworth Street, Clymer Street, Fulton Street, St. Albans Street, Watts Street; Dupont Street; Glenhope Road. 


1957

January 9, 1957
18th Street widening. Minutes of Commission meeting of December 19, 1956. Personnel matters. East Poplar Redevelopment Area, project A, units #1, 4, 5 and 6. Preliminary plat, Manayunk, Leverington, Silverwood and Hermitage Streets (SD-441). Preliminary plat, Northeast Avenue, Verree Road, Medway Street (SD-442). Final plat, Lindbergh Boulevard from 67th to 68th Streets (SD-397). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #421, Roosevelt Boulevard and Unruh Avenue. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1054) area bounded by Bainbridge Street, Clarion Street, Kenilworth Street and a line west of Clarion Street, area bounded by Kenilworth Street, Clarion Street, Fitzwater Street and a line west of Clarion Street, area bounded by Bainbridge Street, 13th Street, Fitzwater Street and Clarion Street, area bounded by Fitzwater Street, 12th Street, Catharine Street and Park Avenue; (Bill #1077) School House Lane and Fox Street; (Bill #1080) Dimarco Drive and Deerpath Lane; (Bill #1081) Chelten Avenue and Musgrave Street; (Bill #1090) Retta Street and Sumac Street; (Bill #1094) City Avenue and 47th Street. City property ordinance: (Bill #1086) Ramona Avenue and G Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #1067) Mole Street, Firth Street, Sergeant Street; (Bill #1082) Ruan Street, Juniata Street, Melrose Street, Stiles Street, Milnor Street, Tacony Street and Adams Avenue intersection; (Bill #1085) 19th Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Arch Street; Boyer Street; Ashland Street. City Plan changes: Potter Street; Spring Garden Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

January 16, 1957
Personnel matters. Proposed connecting street between Moyamensing Road and Curtin Street. Final plat, Lindbergh Boulevard from 67th Street to 68th Street (SD-397). Proposed time extension for filing final plat, Roosevelt Boulevard and Welsh Road (SD-275). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #818, Stenton Avenue, Tulpehocken Street, Crittenden and Mayland Street. Zoning ordinance: (Bill #1094) City Avenue and 47th Street. City Plan change: Gifford Avenue, Foster Street, Avon Street, Lawler Street, Heather Street, Jeanes Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Nedro Avenue; Perth Street; Magee Avenue, Newtown Avenue, Hasbrook Avenue, Knorr Street; Emlen Street; Adams Avenue; Park Line Drive. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

February 6, 1957
Minutes of meetings of January 9 and January 16, 1957. Personnel matters. Schedule of meetings. Proposed amendments to Capital Program and Capital Budget. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #818, Stenton Avenue, Tulpehocken Street, Crittenden Street, Mayland Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #455, County Line, Welsh Road, Bloomfield Avenue, Pine Road. Edwards, Kelcey and Beck report on Delaware Expressway. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1113) Frankford Avenue and Linden Avenue; (Bill #1114) Linden Avenue and Frankford Avenue; (Bill #1115) Red Lion Road and Knights Road; (Bill #1116) Roosevelt Boulevard and Faunce Street; (Bill #1125) Patton Street and Wharton Street; (Bill #1136) Wigard Avenue and Ridge Avenue; (Bill #1137) Old York Road and Cheltenham Avenue. City property ordinances: (Bill #1122) Fairmount Park and Henry Avenue for addition to Fairmount Park; (Bill #1123) tract bounded by Broad Street, 15th Street, Morris Street and Castle Avenue for a health center. Redevelopment ordinances: (Bill #1096) reserve federal Capital Grant funds for redevelopment of Norris project, Northwest Temple Redevelopment Area; (Bill #1097) proposal for redevelopment of a portion of Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, project A, unit #5a-1; (Bill #1098) proposal for redevelopment of a portion of Northwest Temple Redevelopment Area, Norris Project; (Bill #1099) proposal for redevelopment of a portion of Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, project A, unit #1c; (Bill #1102) proposal for redevelopment of a portion of University Redevelopment Area, project A, units #1 and #2; (Bill #1102) proposal for redevelopment of a portion of University Redevelopment Area, project A, units #1 and #2. Street ordinances: (Bill #1108) Aubrey Avenue; (Bill #1119) Woodland Avenue, Walnut Street, Locust Street; (Bill #1121) Retta Street; (Bill #1129) area bounded by Academy Road, Red Lion Road, East Keswick Road, Ashfield Lane, Morrell Avenue, drainage right-of-way along Byberry Creek, Avalon Street extended and Avalon Street; (Bill #1130) Goodnaw Street; (Bill #1131) Nester Street; (Bill #1135) Arch Street; (Bill #1138) area bounded by Verree Road, property lines southwest of Medway Road, Paul's Run drainage right-of-way, Northeast Avenue and Philadelphia Electric Company's right-of-way; (Bill #1141) Emlen Street; (Bill #1126) Swanson Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Magee Avenue, Newtown Avenue, Hasbrook Avenue, Knorr Street; 45th Street; Montgomery Avenue; Bristol Street. City Plan changes: approaches to the Walt Whitman Bridge and right-of-way of the Delaware River Port Authority, streets to service the Food Distribution Center; Philip Street; Greene Street, Cresheim Valley Drive; Delaware Avenue. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

February 19, 1957
Personnel matters. Revision of boundaries, Champlost public housing site. Request for waiver of subdivision ordinance, Ridge Avenue north of Domino Lane (SD-271). Final plat, northeast side of Ford Road northwest from Fairmount Park line (SD-180). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #484, Roosevelt Boulevard and Hartel Avenue. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #906, Roosevelt Boulevard and Grant Avenue. Reconsideration of Bill #717, 5th and Independence Streets. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1081, Chelten Avenue and Musgrave Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #885, Oxford Avenue and northeast of Levick Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #975, Enola Street, Levick Street to Hellerman Streets. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1139) Levick Street and Enola Street; (Bill #1143) Wynnefield Avenue and 50th Street; (Bill #1146) Rhoads Streets and Haverford Avenue; (Bill #1149) Stenton Avenue and Durham Street; (Bill #1155) area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Lansing Street and Glendale Avenue; (Bill #1156) Ashton Road and Grant Avenue. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #1161, #1162, #1165, #1166, #1172, and #1173). Street ordinances: (Bill #1151) Layton Road; (Bill #1152) Pine Road. City Plan changes: Meadow Lane; Lankenau Avenue, 40th Street, Windemere Avenue, Cranston Road, Wentworth Road, Ellington Road, Daphne Road; Schuylkill Expressway, Schuylkill Avenue West, Chestnut Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

March 5, 1957
Minutes of February 6 and February 19, 1957. Personnel matters. Proposed sale of City property, 2130-32 Fairmount Avenue. Preliminary plat, 20th Street, Packer Avenue and Geary (SD-550). Final plat, area southwest of Rhawn Street northwest of Ferndale Street (SD-505). Final plat, southeast corner of Knights and Woodhaven Roads (SD-61). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1081, easterly corner of Chelten Avenue and Musgrave Street. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1155) area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Lansing Stret and Glendale Avenue; (Bill #1163) Morris Street and Walnut Lane; (Bill #1171) Castor Avenue and Shelmire Street; (Bill #1177) area bounded by Baring Street, 34th, Pearl Street, and a line parallel with and 71 ft west of 34th Street; (Bill #1184) Bustleton Avenue and Lott Avenue; (Bill #1185) Willits Road and Ashton Road. City property ordinances: (Bill #1187) release of easement of right-of-way between South Street and Commercial Museum; (Bill #1190) Manayunk Reach of the Schuylkill Canal; (Bill #1191) certain tract of land on Venice Island for recreational purposes. Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #1178) approve a redevelopment plan for East Poplar Redevelopment Area, project A, units #1, 4, 5 and 6. Street ordinances: (Bill #1179) Evans Street; (Bill #1192) Fleming Street; (Bill #1193) Park Line Drive. Proposed City Plan change: Lindbergh Boulevard. City Plan change: Appletree Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

March 19, 1957
Personnel matters. Amendments to Capital Program and Capital Budget. Proposed sale of City property: plot of ground in the Crestmont Farms area willed to Byberry Township as a burial ground. Preliminary plat, area on northeast side of Welsh Road south of Willits Road (SD-269). Preliminary plat, area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Hartel Avenue, Bradford Street and Napfle Avenue (SD-621). Preliminary plat, to place a proposed street from Hunting Park Avenue to 2nd Street (SD-624). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1081, Chelten Avenue and Musgrave Street. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1207) Belmont Avenue and Conshohocken Avenue; (Bill #1208) Belmont Avenue and Hayes Avenue; (Bill #1198) area bounded by Montgomery Avenue, 8th Street, Columbia Avenue and 9th Street; (Bill #1211) area bounded by Montgomery Avenue, 8th Street, Columbia Avenue and 9th Street; (Bill #1214) area bounded by Woodhaven Road, Medford Road, Byberry Road and Academy Road; (Bill #1229) Fairfield Street and Rhawn Street, Stanwood Street and Fairfield Street; (Bill #1230) Frankford Avenue and Wells Street; (Bill #1232) Coulter Street and Morris Street; (Bill #1244) Mermaid Lane and Stenton Avenue. City property ordinance (Bill #1200) Passyunk Avenue and Wharton Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #1203) Wingohocking Street, A Street; (Bill #1204) Tioga Street; (Bill #1212) Swanson Street; (Bill #1233) Adams Avenue, Carbon Street. Proposed City Plan change: Montour Street. City Plan changes: Whiting Place; Oakmont Street, Afton Street; Ruan Street, Juniata Street, Melrose Street, Stiles Street, Milnor Street, corner of Tacony Street and Adams Avenue. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

April 2, 1957
Preliminary plat, area est of 20th Street between Packer Avenue and Geary Street (SD-550). Preliminary plat, Martin Street east of Ridge Avenue (SD-602). Revised final plat, Convent Avenue south of Willits Road (SD-150). Personnel matters. Proposed revision of boundaries, Oregon-Front public housing site. Certification of Morton Redevelopment Area. Plan for Morton Redevelopment Area. Proposed sale of property, Torresdale Avenue and Linden Street. Proposed striking of Montour Street and Unruh Avenue. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1262) amend section 14-104 of the Philadelphia Code pertaining to non-conforming buildings and uses; Coulter Street and Morris Street; Mermaid Lane and Stenton Avenue; (Bill #1249) Macalester Street and Hurley Street; (Bill #1261) area bounded by Bigler Street, 5th Street, Johnston Street and a line parallel with and 310 ft east of 4th Street; (Bill #1279) Ridge Avenue and Shurs Lane. City property ordinances: (Bill #1260) granting easement over City-owned land in Tinicum Township; (Bill #1264) 24th and Callowhill Streets; (Bill #1278) 42nd and St. Marks Streets for sewage disposal; (Bill #1283) Ridge Avenue and Midvale Avenue for a fire station. Capital Program and Capital Budget ordinances (Bills #1287, #1288, #1289 and #1290). Street ordinances: (Bill #1247) Bristol Street; (Bill #1265) 21st Street; (Bill #1284) Poquessing Avenue, Michael Road, Sebring Road, Shipley Road, Shipley Place, Shelley Road, Chase Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Montour Street. City Plan changes: Enola Street; Blakiston Street, Jackson Street, Glenloch Street, Ashburner Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

April 16, 1957
Minutes of Commission meetings. Personnel matters. Approval of dues for Planning Advisory Service and Zoning Digest. Castor public housing site. City property matters: Valley, Fillmore and Jackson Streets; area bounded by Tacony Street, Barnett Street, Milnor Street and Robbins Avenue. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1282) 20th Street and Pattison Avenue; (#1286) area bounded by Linden Avenue, Tulip Street, Tolbut Street, Ditman Street, Carwithian Avenue, and Frankford Avenue; (Bill #1292) Thompson Street and Westmoreland Street; (Bill #1307) area bounded by Willits Road, Holme Avenue and Convent Avenue; (Bill #1308) Greene Street and Johnson Street; (Bill #1314) area bounded by Tulpehocken Street, Mansfield Avenue, Washington Lane, and a line 100 ft southwest of Mansfield Avenue. City property ordinance: (Bill #1310) Greenwich Street and 10th Street; (Bill #1311) Fairmount Avenue and 22nd Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #1291) Umbria Street; (Bill #1298) Richard Street; (Bill #1332) Retta Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Harper Street; Aspen Street, 47th Street, Markoe Street, June Street, Olive Street, Meredith Street. City Plan changes: Waldemire Drive, Newberry Road, Salina Road, Academy Road; Woodhaven Road, Legion Street, Legion Place, Lavender Place, Salina Place; Arch Street. Red Lion Road, Waldemire Drive, Millbrook Road, Millbrook Place, Brookview Road, Oakhill Road, Dorchester Road, Inwood Lane, Templeton Drive, Kipling Lane, Knights Road. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

May 7, 1957
Minutes of meeting of April 16, 1957. Personnel matters. Industrial Land and Facilities Study. Termination of contract with Henry Churchill: services on land and planning subdivision design. Proposed contract for model making. Preliminary plat, Packer Avenue, 18th, Geary and 20th Streets. Preliminary plat, Oxford, Magee and Tabor Avenues and Kerper Street (SD-644). Final plat, area bounded by Bristol Street, K Street, Hunting Park Avenue and L Street (SD-298). Reconsideration of Zoning Bills #1113 and #1114, Frankford and Linden Avenues. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1380) amend sections 14-203(2) and 14-203(3) of the Philadelphia Code by redesignating the sections 14- 203(3) and 14-203(4); (Bill #1342) Rhawn Street and Verree Avenue; (Bill #1364) Bustleton Avenue and Napfle Avenue; (Bill #1366) Edgemont Street and Orthodox Street; (Bill #1376) area bounded by 46th Street, Fairmount Avenue, 47th Street and Brown Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #1395) Harper Street; (Bill #1340) Marvine Street, 11th Street, Warnock Street; (Bill #1352) Walker Street; (Bill #1353) Unruh Street, Montour Street; (Bill #1354) Banes Street, Lott Avenue, intersection bounded by Banes Street, Bustleton Avenue and Lott Avenue; (Bill #1355) Montour Street; (Bill #1356) Academy Road; (Bill #1357) Algon Avenue; (Bill #1365) Tulip Street; (Bill #1368) 53rd Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Bristol Street; Manyunk Avenue; Poplar Street. City Plan changes: Gregg Street, Banes Street, Colima Road, Dale Road; drainage rights-of-way adjacent to Paul's Run and its branches extending from Northeast Avenue to Red Lion Road. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

May 21, 1957
Personnel matters. Plan for 33rd Street. Building line approval, Health Center #1, Broad and Lombard Streets. Presentation of Drexel Institute development plans. Capital Program and Budget amendments. Proposed sale of City property, northwest side of Roosevelt Boulevard Extension. Request for variance (SD-298). Final plat, Hermit and Righter Streets (SD-140). Final plat, Bustleton Avenue, Napfle Street, Bradford Street and Shelmire Street (SD-356). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #101, Douglas, Diamond and 33rd Streets. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1390) Front Street and Macaslester Avenue; (Bill #1403) 2nd Street and Calvert Street; (Bill #1407) Potter Street and Bristol Street; (Bill #1418) Wynnefield Avenue and Bryn Mawr Avenue. Industrial Redevelopment ordinances: (#1400) authorizing an agreement with the Redevelopment Authority to carry out an industrial redevelopment program; (Bill #1401) authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to convey to the Redevelopment Authority land at Roosevelt Boulevard and Grant Avenue. City property ordinances: (Bill #1393) East Clearfield Street and Frankford Avenue; (Bill #1397) Morris Street and 8th Street; (Bill #1402) Darien Street and Montgomery Avenue; (Bill #1404) Taney Street and Pine Street for recreation purposes. Street ordinances: (Bill #1382) Moravian Street; (Bill #1383) Reed Street; (Bill #1385) Glenfield Street; (Bill #1386) Knights Road;(Bill #1408) Inwood Lane, Kipling Lane. Proposed City Plan changes: Knorr Street; Lexington Avenue. City Plan changes: Walley Avenue, Lochwood Road, Beacon Road, Chapel Road, Glenhope Road, Susan Road, Redd Rambler Drive, Layton Road, Oakfield Lane, Bloomdale Road. Next City Planning Commission meeting. 

June 4, 1957
Minutes of may 7 and May 17, 1957 meeting. Personnel matters. Plan for Packer Avenue. Powelton Area Redevelopment Plan. Proposed lease of City property to School District: Lehigh Avenue and Chalmers Street. Regional library site, Cottman Avenue and Kindred Street. Preliminary plat, Faunce Street, Bustleton Avenue, Roosevelt Boulevard (SD-661). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #718, Godfrey Avenue, Crescentville Road and Front Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #101. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1407) Potter Street and Bristol Street; (Bill #1423) area bounded by a line northeast and southeast of DiMarco Drive, and a line southeast and northeast of Green Dale Road; (Bill #1427) area bounded by Port Royal Road, Henry Avenue, Seffert Street, and a line parallel with and 200 ft northeast of Ridge Avenue; (Bill #1428) area bounded by Seffert Street, Ridge Avenue, Port Royal Road, and a line parallel with and 200 ft east of Ridge Avenue; (Bill #1448) Ridge Avenue and Wigard Avenue. Industrial redevelopment ordinances: (Bill #1400) authorizing an agreement between the Director of Commerce and the Redevelopment Authority to carry out an industrial redevelopment program; (Bill #1401) authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to convey to the Redevelopment Authority City-owned ground at Roosevelt Boulevard and Grant Avenue. City property ordinance: (Bill #1429) certain premises in Cheltenham, Montgomery County for Philadelphia Gas Works. Street ordinances: (Bill #1419) 22nd Street; (Bill #1425) Cresheim Valley Drive; (Bill #1431) Alter Street; (Bill #1432) Decatur Street; (Bill #1433) Lawndale Street, Bennington Street; (Bill #1435) Deitrich Street, Nester Street, Heritage Avenue, Gregg Avenue, Goodnaw Avenue, Redman Avenue, Bruce Avenue; (Bill #1436) Montour Street; (Bill #1443) Emlen Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Hellerman Street. City Plan changes: Clymer Street, Fulton Street; Fleming Street; drainage rights-of-way adjacent to Wooden Bridge Run; Layton Road; Pine Road. Capital Program and Capital Budget ordinances (Bills #1439, #1440, #1441 and #1442). Next City Planning Commission meeting.

June 18, 1957
Minutes of May 21 and June 4, 1957. Personnel matters. Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, project A, unit #5a-1. Proposed amendments to 1957-62 Capital Program and 1957 Capital Budget. Final plat, area northeast of Bustleton Avenue and Chestnut Lane (SD-418). Preliminary plat, Champlost public housing site (SD-619). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #905, Ashburner, Blakiston and Jackson Streets. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1456) area bounded by 11th Street, Medary Avenue, 10th Street and Godfrey Avenue; (Bill #1473) Longshore Avenue and Erdrick Street. City property ordinances: (Bill #1449) Scotts Lane and the  Norristown Branch of the Reading Railroad; (Bill #1454) a tract of land bounded by Old York Road, Lakeside Avenue, 12th Street and 69th Avenue for park purposes. Street ordinances: (Bill #1451) Curtin Street; (Bill #1462) University Avenue; (Bill #1464) Academy Road; (Bill #1465) Harrison Street; (Bill #1466) Welsh Road; (Bill #1467) Solly Avenue; (Bill #1479) Poplar Street. Proposed City Plan change: 2nd Street, Johnston Street. City Plan changes; 9th Street; Warnock Street, Alder Street, Delhi Street, Hutchinson Street; Bristol Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

July 2, 1957
Personnel matters. Portion of final plat, area bounded by 20th Street, Packer Avenue and Geary Street (SD-550). Portion of final plat, Waldemire Drive, Knights Road and Andrea Drive (SD-489). Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1483) Broad and Pollock Streets; (Bill #1501) area bounded by Penrose Avenue, Penrose Ferry Road, Pennsylvania Railroad and Delaware River Port Authority right-of-way; (Bill #1484) amend section 14-1803(3) of the Philadelphia Code confirming the applicability of provisions of Act of May 6, 1929, P.L. 1555, which regulate appeals from decisions of the Zoning Board of Adjustment; (Bill #1485) Quince Street and Spruce Street, Jessup Street and Latimer Street, Jessup Street and Locust Street; (Bill #1486) Chelten Avenue and Musgrave Street; (Bill #1487) Bustleton Avenue and Kelvin Avenue; (Bill #1502) Bustleton Avenue and Tomlinson Road; (Bill #1489) area bounded by Luzerne Street, 2nd Street, Hunting Park Avenue and a line northwest from Whitaker Avenue north of Luzerne Street to Hunting Park Avenue west of Whitaker Avenue; (Bill #1490) Lehigh Avenue and 12th Street; (Bill #1513) Krewstown Road and Surrey Road; (Bill #1523) Essington Avenue and 80th Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #1482) Johnston Street, 2nd Street; (Bill #1491) Unruh Street, Claridge Street, Fanshawe Street; (Bill #1497) Manayunk Avenue; (Bill #1510) Hellerman Street; (Bill #1511) Pine Road; (Bill #1515) Ardleigh Street; (Bill #1517) Montgomery Avenue; (Bill #1522) former Woodbine Avenue. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #1505) request reservation of federal Capital grant funds, approving surveys and plans for an urban renewal project for the Center City East-Society Hill Urban Renewal Area. Proposed City Plan changes: Berks Street; Knorr Street, Kerper Street, Hasbrook Avenue, Magee Avenue, Newtown Avenue. City Plan changes: Berwyn Street; Montour Street; Walker Street; Mole Street, Firth Street, Sergeant Street; Poquessing Avenue, Michael Road, Shipley Road, Shipley Place, Shelley Road, Chase Road. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #1518 and #1519). Next City Planning Commission meeting.

July 16, 1957
Redevelopment proposal for sub-area 2a and 2b, North Allen project, West Poplar Area. Amendment West Poplar Redevelopment Area Plan. Preliminary plat, South Keswick Road, Morrell Avenue and Red Lion Road (SD-1617). Final plat, Northeast Avenue northeast of Rising Sun Avenue (SD-380). Portion of final plat, Knights and Woodhaven Roads (SD-61). Time extension for filing of final plat, Welsh Road and Roosevelt Boulevard (SD-275). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #293, Holme Avenue and Stamford Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #717, 5th and Independence Streets. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #905, Ashburner, Jackson and Blakiston Streets. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1185, Willits Road and Ashton Road. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1208, Belmont Avenue northwest of Hayes Avenue. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1523) Essington Avenue and 80th Street; (Bill #1529) 22nd Street and Spring Garden Street; (Bill #1530) area bounded by Leiper Street, a line parallel with and 78 ft east of O Street, Bristol Street and Frankford Creek; (Bill #1549) City Avenue and Overbrook Avenue; (Bill #1525) amend section 14-203(2)(c) of the Philadelphia Code by adding certain uses (eleemosynary and public institutions other than correctional). Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #1505) request reservation of federal Capital grant funds, approving surveys and plans for an urban renewal project for the Center City East-Society Hill Urban Renewal Area. Street ordinances: (Bill #1524) 18th Street, 19th Street, Uber Street, Curtin Street, Schley Street, Lanvale Place, Olympia Place, Boise Place, Halsey Place, Denfeld Place, Geary Street; (Bill #1526) Hamilton Street; (Bill #1531) Leonard Street; (Bill #1541) Tulip Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Milbrook Road; Westview Street, Springbank Road; Kirkbride Street, Delaware Avenue; Castor Avenue, Lexington Avenue. City Plan change: Retta Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

August 6, 1957
Personnel matters. Amendment to North Triangle Redevelopment Area Plan. Proposed revision of boundaries, Adams Terrace public housing site. Proposed amendments to 1957-1962 Capital Program and 1957 Capital Budget. Proposed sale of City property, Paul Street and Ruan Street. Final plat, west side of Potter Street from Bristol Street to Cayuga Street (SD-526). Final plat, area northwest of Roosevelt Boulevard and Welsh Road (SD-275). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #717, 5th Street and Independence Street. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1500) amend section 14-501 of the Philadelphia Code pertaining to areas surrounding airports by providing changes in height restrictions with respect to structures, trees or uses of land surrounding North Philadelphia Airport; (Bill #1559) area bounded by Vine Street, 24th Street, Callowhill Street, Callowhill Street extended, and 22nd Street; (Zoning Bill #1577) area bounded by Brookmont Road, property line southeast of Bridle Road, Bartlett Road, Medway Road and a property line northwest of Medway Road; (Bill #1578) Frankford Avenue and Pennypack Street; (Bill #1598) Krewstown Road and Surrey Road. Capital Program and Capital Budget (Bills #1599 and #1600). City property ordinances: (Bill #1557) tract bounded by Old York Road, Lakeside Avenue, 12th Street and 69th Street for public purposes; (Bill #1589) a tract of land in the 35th Ward for public park purposes; (Bill #1607) a quit claim deed to certain premises selected and appropriated by the City for park purposes by ordinance approved May 11, 1957. Street ordinances: (Bill #1558) Powelton Avenue, Callowhill Street, Wood Street, Carlton Street, Pearl Street, 22nd Street, 23rd Street; (Bill #1562) Ashburner Street; (Bill #1563) Linden Avenue; (Bill #1579) Bristol Street; (Bill #1584) Packer Avenue; (Bill #1590) Dietrich Street, Nester Avenue, Heritage Avenue, Gregg Avenue, Goodnaw Avenue, Redman Avenue, Bruce Avenue; (Bill #1592) Northeast Avenue; (Bill #1602) Park Terrace, Martin Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Jamison Avenue, Bonner Street, Clark Street; Devereaux Avenue; Baynton Street, Narragansett Street, Osceola Street, Morton Street, Rittenhouse Street. City Plan changes: Woodland Avenue, Locust Street; Uber Street; 21st Street; Emlen Street; Tioga Street; Wingohocking Street, A Street; Saybrook Street; Decatur Street; Moravian Street; Park Line Drive; Richard Street; Morefield Road, Kent Lane, Norwalk Road, Woodfern Road, Glenhope Road, Glenn Street, Fenwick Road, Fenwick Place and Walley Avenue; Dietrich Street, Nester Avenue; Dietrich Street, Nester Avenue, Heritage Avenue, Gregg Avenue, Goodnaw Avenue, Redman Avenue, Bruce Avenue. Preliminary plat, Endicott Street, Southampton Road, Poquessing Creek Drive (SD-690). Adams Terrace public housing site. Confirming actions. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

September 3, 1957
Minutes of Commission meetings. Personnel matters. Amendment of Mill Creek Redevelopment Area Plan. Amendments to 1957-1962 Capital Program and 1957 Capital Budget. Proposed acquisition of property, Moyamensing and Washington Avenues. Preliminary plat, Frankford Avenue, Megargee Street, Strahle Street and Torresdale Avenue (SD-668). Preliminary plat, 29th Street between Snyder Avenue and McKean Street (SD-686). Preliminary plat, Verree Road northeast of Stanwood Street (SD-691). Portion of final plat, Manayunk Avenue and Hermitage Street (SD-441). Zoning ordinance: (Bill #1620) area bounded by Montgomery Avenue, Darien Street, Berks Street and 8th Street; (Bill #1628) Pattison and Penrose Avenues; (Bill #1645) area bounded by Waldemire Drive, Ronnald Drive, Kirby Drive, Violet Drive, and a line southwest of Violet Drive; (Bill #1670) Clearfield Street and 34th Street; (Bill #1674) Bustleton Avenue and Bergen Street. City property ordinances: (Bill #1622) Greenwich Street and 10th Street; (Bill #1623) Fairmount Avenue and 22nd Street; (Bill #1648) Paul Street and Ruan Street; (Bill #1671) Linden Avenue and Frankford Avenue; (Bill #1679) Mermaid Lane and Winston Road, tract bounded by Lincoln Drive, Cresheim Valley Drive, Emlen Street and Cresheim Road. Redevelopment ordinances: (Bill #1663) amendment of the redevelopment plan for West Poplar Redevelopment Area, North Allen project; (Bill #1664) proposal for the West Poplar Redevelopment Area, North Allen project, sub-area 2b. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #1677 and #1678). Street ordinances: (Bill #1592) Northeast Avenue; (Bill #1618) 34th Street, Vare Avenue, traffic interchange and underpass at Vare Avenue, Passyunk Avenue and 26th Street; (Bill #1630) Bustleton Avenue; (Bill #1631) Cheltenham Avenue; (Bill #1650) Luzerne Street; (Bill #1651) Delaware Avenue, Kirkbride Street; (Bill #1662) Berks Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Darien Street; Abington Avenue; Devereaux Avenue. City Plan changes: Harper Street; Unruh Avenue, intersection of Montour Street, Oxford Avenue and Unruh Avenue. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

September 17, 1957
Minutes of Commission meeting. Personnel matters. Proposed rezoning of portion of Washington Square Redevelopment Area. Final plat, area at southwest corner of Woodhaven and Academy Roads (SD-264, SD-507). Final plat, placing of Berwyn Place (SD-471). Portion of final plat, 29th Street, Snyder Avenue and McKean Street (SD-686). Reconsideration of Bill #1524, striking and placing of streets in area bounded by 20th Street, Packer Avenue, line east of 18th Street, and Geary Street. Zoning ordinance: (Bill #1724) Mermaid Lane and Winston Road. Street ordinance: (Bill #1683) Darien Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Hermit Street; Glen Avenue, Harmon Road, Fowler Street; Linden Avenue. City Plan changes: Curtin Street; Leonard Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

October 1, 1957
Minutes of Commission meeting. Receipt of Parking Study - Volume 1. Personnel matters. Proposed revisions of boundaries, West Mill Creek Conservation Area. Final plat, area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Hartel Avenue, Bradford Street and Napfle Avenue (SD-621). Final plat, area east of Verree Road, west of Northeast Avenue, south of Medway Road (SD-442). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1208, Belmont and Hayes Avenues. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1688) 29th Street and McKean Street; (Bill #1689) Wayne Avenue and Walnut Lane; (Bill #1690) Bustleton Avenue and Tustin Street; (Bill #1709) Byberry Road and Academy Road; (Bill #1710) Mechanicsville Road and Knights Road; (Bill #1719) Tackawanna Street and Margaret Street; (Bill #1747) Audubon Avenue and Bustleton Avenue; (Bill #1760) Spring Garden Street and 34th Street. City property ordinances: (Bill #1687) granting Trans-Continental Corporation the right to lay and maintain pipe lines and to erect a meter station related facility over certain City-owned property; (Bill #1691) Wadsworth Street and Michener Avenue for a Free Library branch; (Bill #1706) Bustleton Avenue and Wistaria Street for off-street parking for a police and fire station; (Bill #1732) Washington Avenue and Moyamensing Avenue for fire station; (Bill #1733) 2nd Street and Washington Avenue for fire station. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #1742 and #1743). Street ordinances: (Bill #1730) Godfrey Avenue; (Bill #1735) Gustine Lake traffic interchange; (Bill #1740) London Road, Crane Place, Stowe Place, Wales Place, Downs Place, Ascot Place, Herschel Road; (Bill #1741) Frankford Avenue, Holmesburg Avenue, Ashburner Street, Enfield Avenue; (Bill #1746) Swanson Street; (Bill #1761) Hollywood Street, 29th Street; (Bill #1768) Knorr Street, Hasbrook Avenue, Kerper Street, Magee Avenue, Newtown Avenue. City Plan changes: Powelton Avenue, Callowhill Street, Wood Street, Carlton Street, Pearl Street, 23rd Street; Unruh Avenue, Claridge Street, Fanshawe Street; Umbria Street, Paoli Avenue. Miscellaneous ordinance: (Bill #1697) agreement with Pennsylvania Railroad to amend certain provisions of the "South Philadelphia Agreement". American Institute of Planners. Resignation of the Secretary. 

October 8, 1957
Personnel matters. Proposed revision of Eastwick Redevelopment Area Plan. Consideration of plan for apartment building at Belmont and Hayes Avenues. Zoning ordinance: (Bill #1760) Spring Garden Street and 34th Street. City property ordinances: (Bill #1780) Morris Street and 8th Street; (Bill #1790) East Clearfield Street and Frankford Avenue. City Plan ordinances: Hellerman Street. 

November 6, 1957
Minutes of Commission meetings. Final plat, area east of Bradford Street, south of Napfle Avenue (SD-661). Preliminary plat, area bounded by Packer, 18th, 20th and Geary Streets (SD-550-2). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #4, southeast side of Bustleton Avenue, from Kelvin Avenue to a point approximately 620 feet southwest, through to Proctor Road. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1502, southwesterly corner Bustleton Avenue and Tomlinson Road. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1514, northwest side of Krewstown Road, approximately 90 feet southwest of Surry Road. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1155, area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Lansing Street and Glendale Avenue. Proposed rezoning of Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, sub-areas 1a and 1c. Proposed acquisition of additional parking area at Fern Rock subway terminal. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1760) Spring Garden Street and 34th Street; (Bill #1798) Castor Avenue and Shelmire Avenue; (Bill #1809) area bounded by Spruce Street, 2nd Street, Lombard Street and 7th Street. Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #1793) approving reservation of state funds and commitment for land acquisition and general redevelopment purposes for the Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, project A, unit #10. Street ordinances: (Bill #1782) 18th Street; (Bill #1783) area bounded by Tomlinson Road, Bustleton Avenue and property lines of the Budd Company; (Bill #1791) Valley Street, Herbert Street, Foulkrod Street, Fillmore Street, Jackson Street; (Bill #1808) Boyer Street; (Bill #1810) Arthur Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Callowhill Street, 24th Street; Columbia Avenue; Stenton Avenue; Greenway Avenue; Cayuga Street; City Plan changes: 22nd Street; drainage right-of-way in the bed of former Woodbine Avenue; Montgomery Avenue; Lexington Avenue; Manayunk Avenue; Marvine Street, 11th Street, Warnock Street. 

November 19, 1957
Minutes of Commission meeting. Personnel matters. Plan for Gustine Lake interchange and connection with School House Lane. Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, project A, unit #10. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #1514, northwest side of Krewstown Road, approximately 90 feet southwest of Surrey Road. Proposed site- Northeast Regional Library. Proposed acquisition of property at Stevens Road and Walton Street for a recreation site. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1823) Lindbergh Boulevard and 57th Street; (Bill #1838) Woodhaven Road and Knights Road. Street ordinances: (Bill #1825) Ranstead Street; (Bill #1828) Linden Avenue; (Bill #1842) Abington Avenue. City property ordinance: (Bill #1852) easement on a parcel of land in the 27th Ward for the maintenance of slopes and embankments to support Convention Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: Almond Street; 9th Street; Winchester Avenue. City Plan changes: Packer Avenue; 53rd Street. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #1856 and #1857).

December 3, 1957
Minutes of Commission meeting. Personnel matters. Final plat, area bounded by Ridgefield Road and Hickory Road (SD-535). Portion of final plat, area bounded by Packer Avenue, 18th, 20th and Geary Streets (SD-550-2). Certification of Whitman Redevelopment Area. Proposed acquisition of block of ground bounded by 15th Street, Eculid Avenue, 16th Street and Berks Street, for the Department of Recreation. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1863) Rhawn Street and Summerdale Avenue; (Bill #1854) area bounded by Snyder Avenue, 2nd Street, Jackson Street and Philip Street. City property ordinance: (Bill #1860) Berks Street and 15th Street; (Bill #1866) Paul Street and Ruan Street; (Bill #1873) Stevens Road and Welton Street for recreation purposes. Street ordinances: (Bill #1819) Curtin Street; (Bill #1869) Gerry Street; (Bill #1885) Glen Avenue, Harmon Road, Fowler Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Oxford Street; Gerry Street; Wendle Street. City Plan changes: approaches to Walt Whitman Bridge and the right-of-way of the Delaware River Port Authority, streets to service the Food Distribution Center; Montour Street; Harrison Street; Dietrich Street, Nester Avenue, Heritage Avenue, Gregg Avenue, Goodnaw Avenue, Redman Avenue, Bruce Avenue; Park Terrace, Martin Street; approaches to Walt Whitman Bridge and the right-of-way of the Delaware River Port Authority, streets to service the Food Distribution Center.

December 17, 1957
Minutes of Commission meeting. Personnel matters. Final plat, area northwest of Frankford and Pearson Avenues (SD-398-P). Proposed amendment to 1957-1962 Capital Program and 1957 Capital Budget. Review of zoning, south side of Washington Square. Review of site plan, Fotterall A and B public housing sites. Proposed acquisition of ground between Curtin, Geary, 12th and the west side of Alder Streets, for the purpose of depositing incinerator refuse. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1889) 11th and Master Streets; (Bill #1890) area bounded by 11th Street, Oxford Street, Jefferson Street, 10th Street, Hutchinson Street and Master Street, 10th and Oxford Streets. City property ordinance: (Bill #1887) Broad Street and Erie Avenue for a library. Redevelopment ordinance: (Bill #1888) Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, project A, unit #10. Street ordinances: (Bill #1874) North Hill Creek Drive, South Hill Creek Drive, East Hill Creek Drive, West Hill Creek Drive, Hill Creek Circle; (Bill #1875) Roosevelt Boulevard, Grant Avenue; (Bill #1876) Woodhaven Access Road; (Bill #1877) Blue Grass Road; (Bill #1884) Simpson Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Cottage Street; a stub street northwardly from Cinnaminson Street and Henry Avenue. City Plan changes: Darien Street; Cheltenham Avenue.



1956

January 4, 1956
Administration of oath to new Commission members and election of officers. Setting new meeting times and dates. Technical advisory committees of the Commission and appointments. Mayor Dilworth's suggested four-point program: Penn Center; Independence Square-"Society Hill" Areas; Redevelopment of fringe areas; Municipal stadium. City Planning Commission publications. City Home Rule Charter provisions for City Planning Commission. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

January 18, 1956
Minutes of Organization Meeting, January 4, 1956. Preparation of Comprehensive Plan and preparation of new zoning code and zoning map. Policy re City Planning Commission meetings. Personnel matters. Executive Director's Report: Relationship with other parts of City government; Functions of the Commission in the Home Rule Charter; Existing contracts; Proposed Commission staff organization. Delaware Expressway development study: Edwards, Kelcey and Beck contract. Stonorov-Kling contract: proposed authorization to proceed. Health Center: Broad and Lombard Streets. Proposed sale of City-owned property-southerly side of Wharton Street, east of 12th Street. Final plat for subdivision (SD-308F) - Holme Avenue and Winchester Avenue. Proposed zoning ordinance amendment: Bustleton Avene and Kelvin Avenue. City Plan changes: drainage right-of-way at Byberry Creek and Grant Avenue; drainage right-of-way at Bustleton Avenue and Audubon Avenue; McKean Street, 30th Street, Hollywood Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

February 1, 1956
Personnel matters. Philadelphia Industrial Land and Facilities Study-Institute for Urban Studies, University of Pennsylvania. Delaware Expressway development study-Edwards, Kelcey and Beck contract. Consideration of proposed public housing sites: Keystone; Spencer; Fountain; Tacony Creek; Haverford. Pennsylvania Hospital site. Comprehensive Plan - first phase report. Redevelopment Authority's request re proposed zoning ordinance amendment: exclusion of commercial development from all industrial categories in the Zoning Code. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Spring Garden Street and 34th Street; Ripley Street and Bingham Street; area bounded by Castor Avenue, Hoffnagle Street, Alma Street and Fox Chase Road; Castor Avenue and Chandler Street; Bustleton Avenue and Chestnut Lane; Verree Road and Charette Road; Northeast Avenue and Rising Sun Avenue; Bustleton Avenue and Woodhaven Road; area bounded by Verree Road, a property line northeast of Sanford Street, a property line northwest of Jeanes Street, and Red Lion Road; Knights Road and Chalfont Drive; Cottage Street and Harbison Avenue; Frankford Avenue and Benner Street; Spruce Street and 50th Street; Cedar Avenue and Baltimore Avenue; Conshohocken Avenue and 40th Street, Conshohocken Avenue and Country Club Road. City property ordinances: Passyunk Bath House, Passyunk Avenue and Wharton Street; Bustleton Avenue and Byberry Road; area bounded by 22nd Street, York Street, and Glenwood Avenue for highway purposes; Poplar Street and 55th Street for Philadelphia Gas Works; Morrill Street and Academy Road for airport purposes. Street ordinances: Oakley Street; Lakeside Avenue; Delaware Avenue, Carbon Street; intersection of 26th Street, Vare Avenue and Passyunk Avenue; Tabor Road, F Street; Depue Street; Fall Road; Clearview Street; Gilbert Street, Rugby Street; Northeast Avenue; Kingsessing Avenue, 67th Street; Oakmont Street, Pennway Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Packer Avenue. City Plan changes: Wendover Street; 21st Street; Hartel Avenue, Brier Street; 19th Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting. Additional meeting of the Planning Commission. 

February 15, 1956
Minutes of PCPC meeting of February 1, 1956. Pennsylvania Hospital site. McAlpin Playground. Children's Welfare Reception Center site. Proposed Health Center location-s.w. corner of Broad and Morris Streets. Queen Lane Filter Plant reconstruction. Personnel matters. Health Center-Broad and Lombard Streets. Consideration of preliminary plat subdivision (SD-394-P)-n.w. side of Bustleton Avenue -s.w. side of Tomlinson Road. Consideration of preliminary plat subdivision (SD-397-P)- west side of Lindbergh Boulevard from 67th to 68th Streets. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Castor Avenue and Chandler Street; area bounded by Douglas Street, Diamond Street, 33rd Street and a line parallel with and 83 ft  north Diamond Street; area bounded by Stevens Road, Byberry Road, Worthington Road, Northeast Avenue, and a line southwest of Welton Road, Welton Street and Stevens Road; area bounded by Verree Road, Sanford Street, Jeanes Street and Red Lion Road. City property ordinances: 43rd Street and Chester Avenue for a health center; Montgomery Drive and West River Drive. Building Code ordinance: delete designation of "Frame Districts" from Woodside Park. Street ordinances: Fletcher Street; Darlington Street; Stokely Street; Glenview Street; Crothers Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Fawn Street; Codorus Road; Berwyn Street; Cairns, Galloway, Orianna, Leithgow and Lawrence Streets; Warnock Street; Saybrook Street; Delaware Avenue; Gypsy Lane; Leiper Street; Adams Street. City Plan changes: Sprague Street; Leiper Street. Next City Planning Commission meetings.

February 29, 1956
Consideration of special meetings of the Commission to be scheduled the second Wednesday of each month. Consideration of revised City Plan of area adjacent to approaches to the Walt Whitman Bridge, from Swanson Street to 18th Street. Proposed amendment to 1956 Capital Budget and 1956-1961 Capital Budget for allocation of $35,000 for a feasibility study of a new municipal stadium. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

March 7, 1956
Minutes of PCPC meeting of February 15, 1956. Philadelphia Industrial Land and Facilities Study by Institute for Urban Studies, University of Pennsylvania. Personnel matters. Proposed approval of site selection procedure for public housing. Pennsylvania Hospital site. Preliminary discussion of Center City project: redevelopment are renewal in area bounded by Walnut Street, Broad Street, Lombard Street and the Delaware River. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Castor Avenue and Chandler Street; Cottman Avenue and Loretto Avenue; Elgin Avenue and Cottman Avenue; O Street and Bristol Street; Brown Street and 5th Street; Frankford Avenue and Tolbut Street; Rising Sun Avenue and Vankirk Street; Green Street and Johnson Street; Bustleton Avenue and Mower Street; Academy Road and Woodhaven Road; Brous Avenue and Rawle Street; Darrah Street and Granite Street; amend section 30(3) of the Zoning Code by revising fines and penalties for violations. City property ordinance: area bounded by Broad Street, Packer Avenue, 18th Street and Hartranft Street for a Broad Street Subway terminal; area bounded by Broad Street, Cherry Street, Juniper Street and Race Street for a bus terminal; 28th Street and Porter Street; 12th Street and Wharton Street. Penn Center ordinance. Street ordinances: Henry Avenue; Hoffnagle Street, Benson Street; area bounded by Hermit Street, Henry Avenue, Barnes Street and the property line of Fairmount Park, Lauriston Street, Righter Street; Gypsy Lane; area bounded by Dungan Road, Rhawn Street, the line of Pennway Street produced, Pennway Street and Faunce Street; Hortter Place; 68th Street, Harley Street. Proposed City Plan changes: intersection of Lansford Street and Primrose Road; Convention Avenue; Nedro Avenue. City Plan change: Daggett Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

March 21, 1956
Pennsylvania Hospital site. Proposed amendments to 1955 Capital Budget and 1955-1960 Capital Program. Proposed amendments to 1956 Capital Budget and 1956-1961 Capital Program. Proposed zoning ordinance amendment: amend section 30(3) of the Zoning Code by revising fines and penalties for violations. City property ordinance: a tract of land in the 35th Ward for park purposes. Capital Program and Capital Budget ordinances. Personnel matters. Review of "Germantown-A Planning Study" by consultant Henry Churchill (2-6-56). Next City Planning Commission meeting.

April 4, 1956
Minutes of February 29, March 7, and March 4, 1956 meetings. Personnel matters. Proposed public housing sites: Johnson, Belfield, Castor, Champlost, Ruan, Woodhaven, Hartel and Tacony Creek; Norris II, Mill Creek II, Haverford, Mantua, Greenway, and Greenwich; Queen Lane II, Greene, Awbury, Manayunk, Tower Terrace, Ripka, and Ridge. Proposed authorization of consultant contract with Harbeson, Hough, Livingston and Larson re Plans for Independence Mall, Commerce to Arch Streets. Proposed amendments to 1955 and 1956 Capital Budgets, 1955-1960 and 1956-1961 Capital Programs, for Philadelphia International Airport projects. Proposed plan for approaches to Walt Whitman Bridge, from Swanson Street to Delaware Avenue. Consideration of preliminary plat subdivision (SD-435 A-P1)-Monument Road and Ford Road. Consideration of preliminary plat subdivision (SD-264 P)-southeast corner Woodhaven Road and Academy Road. Consideration of preliminary plat subdivision (SD-393 P)- area of Northeast Avenue, Welton Street and Stevens Road. Consideration of preliminary plat subdivision (SD-398 P)-southwest corner of Frankford Avenue and Aubrey Avenue. Consideration of preliminary plat subdivision (SD-319 P)-Frankford Avenue, Knights Road and Red Lion Road. Consideration of preliminary plat subdivision (SD-391 P)- northwest corner of Knights Road and Chalfont Drive. Consideration of final plat subdivision (SD-150 F)-southeast corner of Willits Road and Convent Avenue. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Stenton Avenue and Gratz Street; Holme Avenue and Willits Road; Lansford Street and Outlook Avenue; Frankford Avenue and Academy Road; Carwithian Street and Jackson Street, area bounded by Carwithian Street, Ditman Street, Aberdale Road and Jackson Street, area bounded by Tolbut Street, Jackson Street, Aberdale Road and Ditman Street, area bounded by Jackson Street, Tolbut Street, and a line parallel with and 100 ft northeast of Tolbut Street, Tolbut Street and Ditman Street; Howell Street and Harbison Avenue; Vankirk Street and Erdrick Street; Castor Avenue and Solly Avenue; Holme Circle and Ashton Road; Castor Avenue and Unity Street; Haverford Avenue and Lebanon Avenue; Lombard Street and 23rd Street. City property ordinances: 938 Lombard Street; Allens Lane and Bryan Street; Front Street and Frankford Avenue north of Master Street; 510 South Broad Street for a health center; 471-473 Leverington Street; a tract of land on Venice Island for recreation. Street ordinances: Hog Island Road; University Avenue Extension, traffic interchange at University Avenue Extension, University Avenue, Woodland Avenue and Baltimore Avenue; Convention Avenue; Vandalia Street; Livezey Street; Livezey Lane, Matthias Street; Greene Street, Cresheim valley Drive; Gaul Street; Lansford Street, Primrose Road; Brockton Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Marvine Street; 9th Street; Wingohocking Street; Cresheim Valley Drive; Belgrade Street. City Plan changes: Ash Street; 69th Street; Simpson Street, intersection of Lindbergh Boulevard and Grovers Avenue; Winchester Avenue, Hargrave Avenue, Stamford Street, Gelena Road, Walnut Hill Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

April 18, 1956
Executive Director's Report. Personnel matters. Proposed public housing project sites: Hartel, Johnson. Health Center, Broad and Lombard Streets, proposed setback. Delaware Expressway-review of interim report re Edwards, Kelcey and Beck study. Proposed sale of City property-Richmond Street and Allegheny Avenue. Proposed retention by the City of a portion of Camp Happy, designated site #4. Consideration of preliminary plat (SD-364 P) north of Delray Street between Bustleton and Northeast Avenues. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #15 (1956) Spring Garden Street east of 34th Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #58 (1956) Spruce Street from 50th Street to St. Bernard Place. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #100 (1956) Conshohocken Avenue east of 40th Street. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Holme Avenue and Stamford Street; area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Wigard Avenue, Cinnaminson Street, line south of Valley Avenue, and a line southeast of Domino Lane; area lying southeast of Millbrook Road and southwest of Woodhaven Road; Knights Road and Woodhaven Road; J Street and Hunting Park Avenue; Kensington Avenue and Worrell Street. City property ordinance: tract situated on Venice Island for recreation. Capital Program and Capital Budget ordinances. Urban Renewal ordinances. Street ordinances: Deerpath Lane, Denman Road; Warnock Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Pine Road; Cayuga Street. City Plan changes: area bounded by Girard Avenue, Percy Street, Poplar Street and 12th Street; area bounded by Welsh Road, Bustleton Avenue, Bustleton Branch-Pennsylvania Railroad, Clark Street, Michener Street and Roosevelt Boulevard. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

May 2, 1956
Minutes of Commission meeting of March 21, 1956. Resignation of Miss Mary Travers as secretary to the Planning Commission. Appointment of new secretary to the Commission. Report of the Executive Director. Personnel matters. Approval of dues for Planning Advisory Service and Zoning Digest. Proposed public housing sites. Revision of City Plan for Penn Center underground streets. Amendments to Capital Program and Capital Budget re highway and transit projects. Recreation site-Somerton. Preliminary plat, Oxford Village II. Final plat, 64th and Lindbergh Boulevard (SD-322). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #58 (1956) Spruce Street from 50th to St. Bernard Place. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: (Bill #300) area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Wigard Avenue, Cinnaminson Street, line south of Valley Avenue and ine southeast of Domino Lane; (Bill #367) Vankirk Street and Tulip Street; (Bill #368) Venango Street and Tulip Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #349) Alder Street; (Bill #353) area bounded by Knights Road, Chalfont Drive, Waldemire Drive, property line, Glenfield Street, and Fairdale Road; (Bill #354) area bounded by Frankford Avenue, property lines of Tradesmens Bank and Trust Company, drainage right-of-way along Byberry Creek, Morrell Avenue, E. Keswick Road, Red Lion Road, Knights Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Wellens Avenue; Annin Street; area bounded by Brown Street, Fairmount Avenue, 46th Street and 48th Street; intersection of Knights Road and Hegerman Street; Leon Street; Berks Street. City Plan change: Tabor Road, Bingham Street. Capital Program and Budget ordinances (Bills #390 to 393). Next City Planning Commission meeting. 

May 16, 1956
Preliminary plat, Oxford Village II (SD-469). Minutes of Commission meeting of May 2, 1956. Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, Ford Road northwest of Fairmount Park line (SD-480). Requested time extension for filing final plat, Henry Avenue, Hermit Street (SD-140). Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: (Bill #371) Domino Lane and Ridge Avenue, Ridge Avenue and Silverwood Street; (Bill #373) Franklin Street and Oak Lane; (Bill #374) area bounded by Franklin Street, Cheltenham Avenue, 7th Street, and a line extending from the west side of 7th Street 190 ft south of Cheltenham Avenue to the east side of Franklin Street 280 ft south of Cheltenham Avenue; (Bill #387) Woodhaven Road and Barbary Road, Birch Road and Barbarry Road, Birch Road and Rambler Road; (Bill #388) Woodhaven Road and Academy Road; (Bill #389) area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Revere Street, Fairfield Street, Brous Avenue and Lexington Avenue; (Bill 413) I Street and Atlantic Street, H Street and Atlantic Street; (Bill #418) area bounded by Brookmont Road, property line southeast of Bridle Road, Bartlett Street, Medway Road and a property line northwest of Medway Road; (Bill #419) area bounded by Harbison Avenue, Knorr Street and Bradford Street; (Bill #421) Roosevelt Boulevard and Unruh Avenue, driveway of an interior lot northeast of Unruh Avenue extending to Revere Street; (Bill #420) Longshore Avenue and Erdrick Street; (Bill #434) 30th Street and New Hope Street; (Bill #435) Bermuda Street and Orthodox Street. Capital Program and Capital Budget ordinances. City property ordinances: (Bill #380) Jeanes Street and Rhawn Street; (Bill #401) a tract of land in the 21st Ward for public park purposes. Street ordinances: (Bill #397) Swanson Street; (Bill #381) area bounded by Northeast Avenue, Delray Street, Bustleton Avenue and Woodhaven Road; (Bill #382) Sewell Road, Barlow Street; (Bill #406) 9th Street; (Bill #414) area bounded by Tomlinson Road, Bustleton Avenue and the property lines of the Budd Company; (Bill #422) Delaware Expressway; (Bill #440) Ford Road, Edgley Avenue, 40th Street, Balwynne Park Road. Proposed City Plan change: 53rd Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

June 8, 1956
Minutes of Commission meetings of May 16 and May 22, 1956. Proposed public housing sites; northeast village III; League Island; Pennsylvania Hospital. Proposed contract with Richard Kelley for advise on the Philadelphia Panorama. Capital Program and Capital Budget ordinances. 1957 Operating Budget for Planning Commission. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

June 20, 1956
Report of the Executive Director. Schedule of Planning Commission meetings during July 1956. Review of Industrial Land and Facilities Study. Proposed Capital Budget amendment - Northeast Philadelphia Airport. Proposed disposition of City property (firehouses): 4253-55 Frankford Avenue, 2067-69 E Clearfield Street, northwest side Bustleton Avenue 351 ft north of Fulmer Street. Preliminary plat, southwest corner of Rhawn and Ferndale Streets (SD-505 P). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #4, southeast side Bustleton Avenue from Kelvin Avenue southwest. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #26 Bustleton Avenue from Chestnut Lane northeast. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #58 south side of Spruce Street from 50th Street to St. Bernard Place. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #101 Douglas, Diamond and 33rd Streets. Letter from Mr. Henry Meigs re Zoning Bill #300 Ridge Avenue, Wigard Avenue, Cinnaminson Street, Valley Avenue and Domino Lane. City Solicitor's Report. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: (Bill #536) Bustleton Avenue and Verree Road; (Bill #512) Welsh Road and Bridle Road; (Bill #513) area bounded by Pine Hill Avenue, line southeast of Ferndale Street, Oakfield Lane, and a line northwest of Bridle Road; (Bill #455) area bounded by Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line, Welsh Road, drainage right-of-way southeast of Pine Road, Bloomfield Avenue, Pine Road and Pennypack Creek; (Bill #485) area bounded by Krewstown Road, Surrey Road, Alton Street and Gregg Street; (Bill #447) Knights Road and Fairdale Road; (Bill #564) area northwest of Knights Road and southwest of Andrea Road; (Bill #575) area bounded by Whitaker Avenue, Solly Avenue, Pennway Street, and Stanwood Street, and ground lying northeast, southeast and southwest; (Bill #484) Roosevelt Boulevard and Napfle Avenue; (Bill #535) Ashton Road and Holme Circle; (Bill #483) Frankford Avenue and Pennypack Street; (Bill #514) area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Pennypack Street, Jackson Street and Strahle Street; (Bill #515) area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Megargee Street, Torresdale Avenue and Pennypack Street, area bounded by Jackson Street, Pennypack Street, Torresdale Avenue, and Strahle Street, Strahle Street and Torresdale Avenue; (Bill #503) area lying between Henry Avenue and Ridge Avenue, northwest of Livezey Lane; (Bill #570) Magnolia Street and Church Lane; (Bill #461) Righter Street and Hermit Street; (Bill #463) area bounded by a property line southeast of Hermit Street, Fairmount Park, and a line northeast of Righter Street; (Bill #462) Rochelle Avenue and Freeland Avenue; (Bill #531) 59th Street and Haverford Avenue; (Bill #443) Spring Garden Street and 34th Street; (Bill #508) area bounded by Pine Street, 26th Street, Panama Street, and a line parallel with and 60 ft east of 26th Street; (Bill #479) League Street and 9th Street. City property ordinances: (Bill #454) Tacony Creek south of Tabor Road for flood control; (Bill #459) area bounded by Germantown Avenue, Venango Street, Watts Street and Tioga Street for a fire station; (Bill #480) intersection of Willits Road and Academy Road; (Bill #569) ground situated on the south side of the Industrial Highway in Tinicum Township. Physical development plan ordinances: (Bill #486) extending the area on Broad Street within which basement entrances can be constructed; (Bill #487) granting permission for the 311 S. Broad Street Corporation to construct, maintain and use a basement entrance and stairway leading to the footway in front of 311-313 S. Broad Street. Capital Program and Capital Budget ordinances. Street ordinances: (Bill #492) Lawrence Street, Leithgow Street, Orianna Street, Galloway Street and Cairns Street; (Bill #495) 59th Street; (Bill #510) McMichael Street; (Bill #533) Horrocks Street; (Bill #539) maintenance of certain areas and State Highway routes in the vicinity of 30th Street Station, Market Street; (Bill #540) Lankenau Avenue, 40th Street, Windermere Avenue, Cranston Road, Wentworth Road, Ellington Road, Daphne Road; (Bill #548) Penn Center underground pedestrian concourses; (Bill #565) Appeltree Street; (Bill #551) Waldemire Drive, Newberry Road, Salina Road, Academy Road; (Bill #552) Delaware Avenue; (Bill #553) Leon Street; (Bill #554) Fairfield Street. City Plan changes: Crothers Avenue, 81st Street; Erdrick Street, Decatur Street; Wissahickon Avenue; Lansford Street, Primrose Road; area bounded by Dungan Road, Rhawn Stret, the line of Pennway Street produced, Pennway Street and Faunce Street; Kingsessing Avenue, 67th Street; Convention Avenue; area bounded by Pine Road, Bloomfield Avenue and Welsh Road; Gilbert Street, Rugby Street; Northeast Avenue; Gypsy Lane; Bustleton Avenue; Brockton Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Berks Street; Ashurst Road; New Hope Street; Nature Road; Adams Avenue. Next meetings of the City Planning Commission. 

July 5, 1956
Personnel matters. Recommendations of Technical Advisory Committee on Recreation. Discussion of Eastwick Redevelopment Area Plan. Preliminary plat, southeast corner of Woodhaven and Academy Roads (SD-507). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #242, Westerly corner of Castor and Solly Avenues. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: (Bill #484) Roosevelt Boulevard and Napfle Avenue, Hartel Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard; (Bill #503) area between Henry Avenue and Ridge Avenue northwest of Livezey Lane; (Bill #513) area bounded by Pine Hill Avenue, line southeast of Ferndale Street, Oakfield Lane and a line northwest of Bridle Road; (Bill #455) area bounded by Philadelphia-Montgomery County line, Welsh Road, drainage right-of-way southeast of Pine Road, Bloomfield Avenue Pine Road and Pennypack Creek; (Bill #536) Bustleton Avenue and Verree Road; (Bill #577) Hunting Park Avenue and J Street; (Bill #595) Welsh Road and Clark Street; (Bill #596) area bounded by Welsh Road, Ashton Road and Mower Street; (Bill #597) area bounded by Knights Road, Poquessing Creek and Woodhaven Road; (Bill #622) area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Comly Road, Academy Road and Grant Avenue; (Bill #623) Roosevelt Boulevard and Haldeman Avenue; (Bill #264) area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Poquessing Creek and Stevenson Street; (Bill #625) Mechanicsville Road and Dunks Ferry Road. Capital Program and Capital Budget ordinances (#627 and 628). City property ordinances: (Bill #588) Race Road and former Frankford and Bristol Turnpike Road for flood control; (Bill #589) Bustleton Avenue and Byberry Road. Redevelopment and housing ordinances: (Bill #639) construction of 10,000 low-rent homes; (Bill #640) accept a federal grant to study public methods of assisting neighborhood rehabilitation. Street ordinances: (Bill #579) Stonehouse Lane; (Bill #583) Roumfort Road; (Bill #585) Spring Garden Street; (Bill #590) Axe Factory Road, Winchester Avenue; (Bill #611) New Hope Street; (Bill #612) Mount Airy Avenue; (Bill #609) construction of Schuylkill Expressway; (Bill #610) extension of the Schuylkill Expressway and connections to the Walt Whitman bridge; (Bill #613) construction of Roosevelt Boulevard Extension. City Plan changes: Oakmont Street, Pennway Street; Clearview Street; area bounded by Hermit Street, Henry Avenue, Barnes Street, Fairmount Park, Lauriston Street and Righter Street; Fletcher Street. Proposed City Plan changes: area bounded by 16th Street, Huntingdon Street, Sydenham Street and Cumberland Street, Mole Street, Firth Street; Delhi Street. Statement relative to the death of former Senator Francis Myers. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

July 11, 1956
Minutes of Commission meetings of June 8 and June 20, 1956. Change of hous of meeting of July 18, 1956. Appointments to Advisory Committee on Delaware Expressway Development; Eastwick Redevelopment Area Plan. Proposed amendments to 1956-1961 Capital Program and 1956 Capital Budget. City Plan changes: 68th Street, Harley Street, Bonnafon Street, a drainage right-of-way within 68th Street; Lakeside Avenue; Stokley Street; Gaul Street; Marvine Street; area bounded by Knights Road, Chalfont Drive, Waldemire Drive, Glenfield Street and Fairdale Road. Proposed City Plan changes: 34th Street, Curie Avenue, 33rd Street; Audubon Avenue. Preliminary plat, area east of O Street from Bristol Street to Cayuga Street (SD-526). Next City Planning Commission meeting.

July 18, 1956
Minutes of Commission meetings of July 5 and July 11, 1956. Personnel matters. Proposed park site, vicinity of State Road and Grant Avenue. Final plat, Roumfort to Ivy Hill Roads, southwest of Thouron Street (SD-288). Next City Planning Commission meeting.

July 25, 1956
Minutes of meetings of April 4, April 18 and July 18, 1956. City Plan changes: Glenview Street; Grant Avenue; Oakley Street. Amendments to 1956-1961 Capital Program and 1956 Capital Budget. Proposed revision of Oregon-Front public housing project. Proposed revision of Mantua public housing project. Next City Planning Commission meeting. 

August 8, 1956 
Minutes of meeting of July 25, 1956. Report of the Executive Director. Schedule of Commission meetings. Personnel matters. Penn Center underground service streets. Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area, project A, unit #5a-1. Preliminary plat, area northeast of Bustleton Avenue and Chestnut Lane (SD-418). Final plat, southeast corner of Welsh Road and Pine Road (SD-164). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #308, southerly corner of Knights Road and Woodhaven Road. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #367, Vankirk Street, Tulip to Edmund Streets. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #371, Domino Lane, Ridge Avenue to Silverwood Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #513, Pine Hill, Ferndale, Oakfield and Bridle Roads. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: (Bill #644) area bounded by McKean Street, Passyunk Avenue and 15th Street; (Bill #692) Hoffnagle Street and Benson Street, Benson Street and Strahle Street, Strahle Street and Horrocks Street; (Bill #693) Castor and Solly Avenues; (Bill #696) Elfreth's Alley and Front Street; (Bill #715) Conshohocken Avenue and Ford Road; (Bill #716) Upsal Street and Belfield Avenue; (Bill #717) 5th and Independence Streets; (Bill #718) area bounded by Crescentville Road, Godfrey Avenue, Front Street, and a line north of Godfrey Avenue; (Bill #728) area bounded by Camac Street, Lombard Street, Iseminger Street and Waverly Street, Iseminger Street and Waverly Street; (Bill #729) 22nd Street and Ritner Street; (Bill #736) Frankford Avenue and Blakiston Street; (Bill #737) Dunks Ferry Road and Byberry Road; (Bill #654) restricting uses permitted in H-1 and H-2 Residential districts; (Bill #655) amend the Code of General Ordinances by setting conditions for separate buildings; (Bill #656) amend to Code of General Ordinances by eliminating the right to erect accessory private garages on party lines in side yards; (Bill #657) amend the Code of General Ordinances to provide for erection of car washes in Limited Industrial districts; (Bill 658) amend the Code of General Ordinances by subscribing the procedure in enacting ordinances dealing with zoning classifications, reclassifications, conditions and restrictions and other zoning matters; (Bill #726) amend the Code of General Ordinances by providing for issuance of certifications relating to District classifications, by further defining jurisdiction of the Zoning board of Adjustment, and establishing a fee for certificates. Street ordinances: (Bill #663) Ripley Street; (Bill #664) Berwyn Place; (Bill #665) Berwyn Street; (Bill #666) Crispin Street, Kirkwood Road, Aubrey Avenue; (Bill #700) Cheswick Street; (Bill #709) Saybrook Street; (Bill #762) Ashurst Road; (Bill #667) Red Lion Road; (Bill #705) Adams Avenue. City property ordinances: (Bill #722) Passyunk Bath House - Passyunk Avenue and Whatron Street; (Bill #723) Wharton Street and 12th Street; (Bill #731) tract bounded by Lindenhurst Street, Kelvin Avenue, Napier Street and Stevens Road for recreation; (Bill #760) tract bounded by Ashurst Road, Brookhaven Road, Cobbs Creek Park and Sherwood Road for water works; (Bill #761) 44th and Market Streets for recreation. Capital Program and Capital Budget ordinances (Bills #738, #739, #740, #741, #742, #743). Miscellaneous ordinance (Bill #695): amend the Code of General Ordinances to provide for the regulation of demolition of historic buildings. City Plan changes: Warnock Street; Alder Street. Proposed City Plan changes: 18th Street; Eastwick Avenue. Next City Planning Commission meeting. 

September 5, 1956
Minutes of the meeting of August 8, 1956. Personnel matters. City property matters: 17th Street and Montgomery Avenue for a police station. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #371, Domino Lane, Ridge Avenue to Silverwood Street. Preliminary plat, Northeast Avenue northeast of Rising Sun Avenue (SD-380). Preliminary plat, area northeast of Red Lion Road from Academy Road to Knights Road (SD-489). Preliminary plat, area bounded by Hickory Hill Road and Ridgefield Road (SD-535).   Preliminary plat, area bounded by Jackson Street, Blakiston Street, Ashburner Street and proposed Walker Street (SD-544). Portion of final plat, Bustleton Avenue and Tomlinson Road (SD-394). Final plat, southwest side of Ford Road northwest from Fairmount Park line (SD-435A). Final plat, Rhawn and Ferndale Streets (SD-505). Revised final plat, 29th, McKean, 30th, New Hope and Mifflin Streets (SD-244). Zoning ordinances: (Bill #770) amend the Code of General Ordinances by providing for the erection of car washes in B Commercial districts; (Bill #721) Chelten Avenue and 8th Street; (Bill #780) Tabor Road and Magee Avenue; (Bill #785) Devon Street and Gowen Avenue; (Bill #787) City Avenue and 71st Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #723) Blakiston Street, Jackson Street, Glenlock Street; (Bill #724) Spring Garden Street; (Bill #725) approaches to the Walt Whitman Bridge and the right-of-way of the Delaware River Port Authority; (Bill #772) Potter Street; (Bill #777) drainage right-of-way adjacent to Paul's Run; (Bill #778) Woodhave Access Road, Legion Street, Legion Place, Lavendar Place and Salina Place; (Bill #779) Gregg Street, Banes Street, Calima Road and Dale Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Decatur Street; Pine Road. City Plan changes: Vandalia Street; area bounded by Frankford Avenue, property lines of Tradesmens Bank and Turst Company, Byberry Creek, Morrell Avenue, East Keswick Road, Red Lion Road, drainage right-of-way, etc. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

September 12, 1956
Personnel matters. Preliminary plat, Academy Road and Red Lion Road (SD-541). Final plat, property along private drive west of Verree Road (SD-514). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #371, Domino Lane, Ridge Avenue to Silverwood Street. Penn Center traffic study, Wilbur Smith and Associates. Center City Development interim report on Lombard-Old City Redevelopment Area Plans. Delaware Expressway. Ratification of Commission actions. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

September 19, 1956
Minutes of Commission meetings of September 5 and September 12, 1956. Personnel matters. Penn Center traffic study. Proposed sale of City property, Castor Avenue and Tacony Creek. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #371, Domino Lane from Ridge Avenue to Silverwood Street. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #780) Tabor Avenue and Magee Avenue; (Bill #787) City Avenue and 71st Street. Street ordinances: (Bill #769) Crittenden Street; (Bill #803) Delhi Street. Proposed City Plan change: Harrison Street. City Plan change: area bounded by 30th Street, Market Street, Schuylkill Avenue West and Arch Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

October 10, 1956
Minutes of Commission meetings of September 19 and September 26, 1956. Personnel matters. Redevelopment proposal, project A, unit #1c, Southwest Temple Area. Redevelopment proposal, Norris Project, Northwest Temple Area. Proposed enlargement of Lombard Redevelopment Area. 1957 Capital Budget and 1957-1962 Capital Program ordinances. Proposed property acquisition, Wynnefield Drive and Bryn Mawr Avenue. Proposed disposition of City properties, Marvine Street and Grange Avenue. Preliminary plat, Bustleton Avenue, Napfle Street, Bradford Street, Shelmire Avenue (SD-356). Final plat, Dungan Street, Faunce Street, Northeast Avenue, Loney Street (SD-291). Preliminary and final plats, Deerpath Lane northwest of Poquessing Creek Drive (SD-171). Proposed time extension for filing of final plat (SD-269). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #371, Domino Lane, Ridge Avenue to Silverwood Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #387, Woodhaven, Barbary and Birch Roads. Reconsideration of Zoning Bills #514 and #515, Frankford, Pennypack, Jackson and Strahle Streets. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #624, Frankford Avenue, Poquessing Creek, Stevenson Street. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #832) amend the Code of General Ordinances by further regulating use restrictions in the A Residential districts; (Bill #843) to amend the Code of General Ordinances pertaining to off-street parking and open air parking of automobiles; (Bill #814) Verree Road and Redd Rambler Drive; (Bill #815) Frankford Avenue and Knights Road; (Bill #816) Ashton Road and Grant Avenue; (Bill #818) area bounded by Stenton Avenue, Tulpehocken Street, Crittenden Street and Mayland Street; (Bill #830) Hartranft Street and 20th Street; (Bill #844) Roosevelt Boulevard and Welsh Road. City property ordinances: (Bill #809) Morrell Street and Academy Road for airport purposes; (Bill #817) Convention Avenue and 34th Street; (Bill #835) Academy Road and Willits Road; (Bill #836) Jeanes Street and Rhawn Street; (Bill #854) 55th and Vine Streets for a low-rent housing project. Street ordinances: (Bill #821) Barnes Street; (Bill #833) Clymer Street, Fulton Street; (Bill #837) Red Lion Road, Waldemire Drive, Millbrook Road, Millbrook Place, Brookview Road, Oakhill Road, Dorchester Road, Inwood Lane, Templeton Drive and Kipling Lane; (Bill #858) Meadow Lane. Proposed City Plan changes: Uber Street. City Plan changes: 59th Street; Delaware Avenue, Carbon Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

October 17, 1956
18th Street widening. Plan for approaches to the Walt Whitman Bridge. Proposed amendment to 1956 Capital Budget and 1956-61 Capital Program re Piers 38 and 40 South Delaware wharves. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #885) Oxford Avenue and Levick Street; (Bill #894) 50th Street and City Avenue. (Bill #906) Roosevelt Boulevard and Grant Avenue; (Bill #905) area bounded by Ashburner Street, Jackson Street, Blakiston Street and a line 230 ft northwest of Jackson Street. City property ordinance: (Bill #895) south side of the Industrial Highway in Tinicum Township. Street ordinances: (Bill #859) Manchester Street; (Bill #860) Northeast Avenue; (Bill #877) Valley Avenue, Lockwood Road, Beacon Road, Chapel Road, Glenhope Road, Susan Road, Redd Rambler Drive, Layton Road, Oakfield Lane, Bloomdale Road. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

November 7, 1956
Minutes of the meetings of October 10, 17 and 31, 1956. Proposed enlargement of Old City and North Central redevelopment areas. Proposed enlargement of Lombard Redevelopment Area. Proposed revision of boundaries, Castor public housing site. Revised site plan, Norris II public housing project. Amendments to 1956-1961 Capital Program and 1956 Capital Budget. Proposed time extension for filing of final plat (SD-298). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #513, Pine Hill Avenue, Ferndale Street, Oakfield Lane and Bridle Road. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #514, Frankford Avenue, Pennypack Street, Jackson Street and Strahle Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #515, Frankford, Megargee, Torresdale, Pennypack, Jackson, and Strahle Streets. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #921) Cheltenham Avenue and Wadsworth Avenue; (Bill #927) Harbison Avenue and Brous Avenue; (Bill #928) area bounded by Medford Road, Byberry Road, Academy Road and Woodhaven Road; (Bill #930) Byberry Road and Bustleton Avenue; (Bill #944) area bounded by Hedley Street, Balfour Street, Adams Avenue and a line parallel with and 125 ft northwest of Bath Street, area bounded by Orthodox Street, Balfour Street, Hedley Street and Bath Street, area bounded by Jenks Street, Delaware Avenue, Buckius Street and a line parallel with and 115 ft northwest of Balfour Street. City property ordinances: (Bill #935) 44th Street and Haverford Avenue for recreation; (Bill #946) Bryn Mawr and Wynnefield Avenues for a fire station. Street ordinances: (Bill #890) Valley Avenue, Monastery Avenue; (Bill #925) Enola Street; (Bill #942) Stevens Road; (Bill #943) Oakmont Street, Afton Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Bishops Lane; Bristol Street, Casper Street, Balfour Street; Ashland Street; Philip Street. City Plan changes: Ford Road, Edgley Avenue, 40th Street, Balwynne Park Road; Sewell Road, Barlow Street; area bounded by Northeast Avenue, property line northeast of Delray Street, Bustleton Avenue and a property line southeast of Woodhaven Road; New Hope Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

November 21, 1956
Minutes of meetings of November 7 and November 14, 1956. Proposed change in density, Fitzwater public housing project. Proposed disposition of City property, 975-989 N 9th Street. Preliminary plat, northwest of Bustleton Avenue and Chestnut Lane (SD-418). Reconsideration of Bill #890 opening of Valley and Monastery Avenues. Zoning ordinances: (Bill #956) amending sections 14-102(17) and 14-303(1)(s) fo the Philadelphia Code by permitting beauty shops as home occupations; (Bills #954 and 955) area bounded by Berks Street, 11th Street, Norris Street and Warnock Street, Norris Street and 11th Street, area bounded by  Norris Street, Marvine Street, Diamond Street and 11th Street; (Bill 975) Enola Street and Levick Street; (Bill #976) Ripley Street and Bingham Street; (Bill #977) area bounded by Grant Avenue, Roosevelt Boulevard, Connecting Railway, and a line 500 ft southeast of Roosevelt Boulevard; (Bill #983) area bounded by Benner Street, Tulip Street, Comly Street and a line parallel with and 100 ft northwest of Tulip Street; (Bill #999) 59th Street and Haverford Avenue; (Bill #1000) 55th Street and Vine Street, area bounded by Vine Street, 55th Street, a line south of Summer Street and Vodges Street. City property ordinances: (Bill #952) tract bounded by 17th Street, Montgomery Avenue, Willington Street and a certain private property for a police station; (Bill #953) 17th Street and Montgomery Avenue for a police station; (Bill #965) Torresdale Filter Plant; (Bill #993) 36th Street and Aspen Street for recreation; (Bill #994) a tract on the southwest side of Ford Road at the Fairmount Park line for a sewage pumping station. Capital Program and Capital Budget ordinances (Bills #981 and #982). Street ordinances: (Bill #958) 26th Street, Vare Avenue and Passyunk Avenue; (Bill #963) Appletree Street; (Bill #964) Philip Street; (Bill #967) drainage rights of way for Wooden Bridge Run Intercepting Sewer at Blue Grass Road, Grant Avenue, Ashton Road; (Bill #968) Tulip Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Solly Avenue, Pennway Street, Stanwood Street, and a portion of Whitaker Avenue; Champlost Avenue; Melrose Street, Stiles Street, Milnor Street, Juniata Street, Ruan Street; Gerritt Street. City Plan change: Crispin Street, Kirkwood Road, Aubrey Avenue. Proposed Councilmanic amendments to 1957-1962 Capital Program and 1957 Capital Budget. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

December 5, 1956
Minutes of meeting of November 21 1956. University Redevelopment Area, project A, units #1 and #2. University Redevelopment Area Plan. Proposed disposition of excess City properties: 808-810 Norris Street, 1032 Greenwich Street. Proposed time extension filing of final plat (SD-61-P). Proposed time extension filing of final plat (SD-140). Zoning ordinances: (Bill #1010) Northeast Avenue and Southampton Avenue; (Bill #1011) area bounded by Oxford Avenue, Comly Street, Connecting Railway and Devereaux Avenue; (Bill #1012) area bounded by Langdon Street, Sanger Street, Pennsylvania Railroad and Comly Street. Capital Program and Capital Budget ordinances (Bills #1001 and #1006). Proposed City Plan change: Layton Street, Ferndale Street. City Plan changes: Ripley Place; addition of Fairmount Park at tract at Winchester Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard; Berwyn Place and Evans Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting. 

December 19, 1956
Minutes of meeting of December 5, 1956. Proposed acquisition of property, Ramona Avenue east of G Street. Proposed sale of City property, north of Abbottsford Road northeast from Fox Street. Final plat, Bustleton Avenue west of Northeast Avenue (SD-364). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #780, Tabor Avenue  northeast of Magee Avenue. Zoning ordinances: (Bill 1024) Stenton Avenue and Phil-Elena Street; (Bill #1032) area bounded by Holme Avenue, Willits Road, Exeter Road, Fordham Road and Academy Road; (Bill #1034) Sumac Street and Retta Street; (Bill #1050) Cobbs Creek Parkway and Baltimore Avenue; (Bill #1054) area bounded by Bainbridge Street, Clarion Street, Kenilworth Street and a line west of Clarion Street, area bounded by Kenilworth Street, Clarion Street, Fitzwater Street and a line west of Clarion Street, area bounded by Bainbridge Street, 13th Street, Fitzwater Street and Clarion Street, area bounded by Fitzwater Street, 12th Street, Catherine Street and Park Avenue. City property ordinances: (Bill #1018) Umbria Street and Domino Lane for an incinerator; (Bill #1020) area bounded by 10th Street, Curtin Street, 13th Street, and a certain property line north of Pattison Avenue for sanitation purposes; (Bill #1043) Aspen Street and 36th Street, McAlpin Street and Aspen Street for a playground; (Bill #1051) Rodman Road, Somerville Avenue; (Bill #1065) two tracts in the 21st and 22nd Wards to be held for a public park. Street ordinances: (Bill #1021) 34th Street; (Bill #1037) St. Mark's Street, Leary Street; (Bill #1048) 34th Street, Vare Avenue, and interchange at Vare Avenue, Passyunk Avenue and 26th Street; (Bill #1053) Uber Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Retta Street; Schell Street. City Plan changes: University Avenue Extension, traffic interchange at University Avenue, Woodland Avenue and Baltimore Avenue; Delhi Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.


1955

January 5, 1955
Correction of typographical error in certification document of Pattison Avenue East area for redevelopment and in minutes of Commission meeting of November 17, 1954. Executive Director's Report: Philadelphia Citizen's Budget Committee; zoning change for North Philadelphia Airport area. Personnel matters. Proposed physical development plan for Far Northeast Philadelphia. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #648: Elmwood Avenue and 57th Street. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: 81st Street and Essington Avenue; Holme Circle and Welsh Road; area bounded by Tabor Road, Harrison Street, Bingham Street and a line parallel with and 247 ft northeast of Harrison Street; Anderson Street and Phil-Elena Street, Phil-Ellena Street and Ardleigh Street. Physical development plan ordinance: Granting permission to PTC to maintain and use new entrances and exits at 5th and Market Streets. Street ordinances: Haldeman Avenue; McAlphin Street, Moravian Street; Front Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Strahle Street; Knights Road; Huron Street; Sydney Street, Durham Street, Gilbert Street, Rugby Street. City Plan changes: Walnut Lane, Devon Place. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

January 19, 1955
Executive Director's Report. Schuylkill Expressway: ramps at South Street. Subdivision at Solly Street, Roosevelt Boulevard, Strahle Street and Bustleton Avenue. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: area bounded by Comly Road, Roosevelt Boulevard, Byberry Road and a line parallel with and 510 ft southeast of Roosevelt Boulevard; Stenton Avenue and Beverly Road; Wayne Avenue and Walnut Lane; Academy Road and East Comly Road; area bounded by Castor Avenue, Hoffnagle Street, Alma Street, and Fox Chase Road; Castor Avenue and Unruh Avenue; Hunting Park Avenue and Front Street, Macalester Avenue and Front Street; 81st Street and Essington Avenue; change the H-1 zoning district. City property ordinance: block bounded by Berks Street, Montgomery Avenue, 8th Street and Darien Street, and 1819, 1921, 1823 and 1825 N 9th Street for PGW. Redevelopment resolution: approving a redevelopment proposal in the West Poplar Redevelopment Area for the North Allen project. Street ordinances: Benton Avenue, Frontenac Street; Henry Avenue, traffic interchange bounded by Ridge, Port Royal and Henry Avenues, Ridge Avenue; Martha Street; Krewstown Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Spring Street; Quarry Street; 16th Street; revision of street system in West Poplar Redevelopment Area, North Allen project sub-area. City Plan changes: area bounded by Welsh Road, Axe Factory Road, a property line southeast of Axe Factory Road, Pennypack Park, Winchester Avenue, and a property line northwest of Dewees Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting. 

February 2, 1955
Executive Director's Report: proposed Transportation Center Building; Robert Geddes award for design of Fotteral Square; Schuylkill Expressway: proposed traffic layout, 30th Street Station; Schuylkill Expressway: South Street Bridge ramps. Capital Budget ordinance: Controller's request. Waiver of residence request for Project Planner I Class, to Civil Service Commission. Personnel Sub-Committee report by Mr. Rauch. Proposed contract with Lawrence Williams for photographic services. Philadelphia's Highway Program. Proposed new site for Potter's Field: Dunk's Ferry Road at Poquessing Creek. Schuylkill Expressway: Passyunk Avenue to Schuylkill River. Subdivision east side of Roosevelt Boulevard from Comly Road to Woodhaven Road. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #465 (1954): Wingohocking and Palethorp Streets. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #716 (1954): Millwood Road from Bloomfield Avenue to Alicia Street. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: 81st Street and Essington Avenue; area bounded by Comly Road, Roosevelt Boulevard, Byberry Road, and a line parallel with and 510 ft southeast of Roosevelt Boulevard. Transit ordinance: granting consent to the PTC to relocate certain track for the surface car-subway extension into West Philadelphia. Street ordinances: Ramona Avenue; Tabor Avenue; Old Passyunk Road; drainage right of-way from dead end of Davidson Road to Fairmount Park. City Plan changes: 70th Avenue North, Old York Road; Memphis Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

February 16, 1955
Proposed new site for Potter's Field at Dunks Ferry Road and Poquessing Creek. Consideration of proposed amendment to Zoning Bill #348 (1954): City Avenue and 47th Street. Study of Philadelphia County Line planning in coordination with Montgomery County planning. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: area bounded by Verree Road, a property line northeast of Sanford Street, a property line northwest of Jeanes Street, and Red Lion Road; Gorman Street and Northeast Avenue, Proctor Road and Gorman Street, Northeast Avenue and Gorman Street; Verree Road and Red Lion Road; area bounded by Holme Avenue, the Connecting Railway, Pennypack Park and Welsh Road; area bounded by Welsh Road, Willits Road, Ashton Road, and Mower Street; Tyson Avenue and Whitaker Avenue, Tyson Avenue and Pennway Street; Pine Street and 25th Street; Hegerman Street and Friendship Street; Bryn Mawr Avenue and Wynnefield Avenue. Street ordinances: extinguish covenant restricting erection of buildings or structures on certain premises between 22nd Street and 23rd Street adjacent to the south line of Pennsylvania Boulevard, accept a deed for land within the lines of Pennsylvania Boulevard between 22nd and 23rd Streets; Welsh Road; Henry Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: Gilbert Street, Rugby Street; area bounded by Bigler Street, 10th Street, Delaware River Bridge approaches, and 13th Street. City Plan changes: Shunk Street, 23rd Street, 24th Street, and name change for Shunk Street from Vare Avenue to 24th Street; Aramingo Avenue, Harbison Avenue, Eadom Street, Haworth Street, Brill Street, Worth Street. Capital Budget ordinance. Delaware Expressway studies. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

March 2, 1955
Executive Director's Report: Presentation of preliminary Far Northeast Physical Development Plan; Mayor's Quarterly meeting for Commission and Department Heads. Proposed stadium-Fairmount Park. Schuylkill Expressway: Vare Avenue-34th Street from Passyunk Avenue to Grays Ferry Road. Preliminary plat- Subdivision SD-140-P (City Plan #289) s.e. side of Hermit Street, Henry Avenue and Righter Street. Proposed sales of City owned property: Frankford and Linden Avenues; Torresdale and Linden Avenues; Torresdale Avenue and Tolbut Street; area bounded by Torresdale Avenue, State Road and Tolbut Street; Aramingo Avenue and Orthodox Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #749 (1954): Leonard Street and Loney Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #52 (1955): Macalester Avenue and Cayuga Street. Proposed zoning ordinance amendment: amend section 2(12) to providing that barber shops and beauty parlors cannot be considered home occupations. Capital Budget ordinance. City property ordinance: Whitaker Avenue and Luzerne Street. Street ordinance: Bingham Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Pennsylvania Avenue; Poplar Street; Lukens Street; Torresdale Avenue. City Plan changes: Elsinore Street; Oaklyn Street; 24th Street, The Crescent; 31st Street. Proposed Far Northeast Physical Development Plan. Next meeting of the City Planning Commission.

March 16, 1955
Executive Director's Report. Personnel-PCPC staff appointments. Northwest Temple Redevelopment Area Plan. PCPC 1954 Annual Report. Study of Philadelphia County Line planning in coordination with Montgomery County planning. Consideration of preliminary plat (#SD 124-P) for subdivision at n.w. corner of Verree Road and Alburger Avenue. Consideration of preliminary plat (#SD 150-P) for subdivision at Willits Road, Ashton Road, Convent Avenue and Pennypack Park. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Lindbergh Boulevard and 64th Street; amend the text of the Zoning Ordinance so automobile service stations shall only be permitted with a ZBA certificate in Shopping Center District and Shopping Center-2 District. City property ordinances: 510 S Broad Street for a recreation center; Hunting Park Avenue and Whitaker Avenue; Comly and Thornton Roads for airport purposes. Capital Budget and Capital Program ordinances. Physical Development Plan ordinance: Art Commission review of embellishment of new public buildings and establishment of a fund for decorative art work. Street ordinances: Logan Street; Spencer Street, Warnock Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Grant Avenue; 77th Street; Wiota Street; Hess Street; Torresdale Avenue. City Plan changes: Logan Street, intersection of Logan Street and Germantown Avenue, intersection of Logan Street and Wakefield Street, intersection of Logan Street and Stenton Avenue; Roosevelt Boulevard; Pennypacker Avenue, Essington Avenue. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

April 6, 1955
Executive Director's Report: American Institute of Planner's Annual Conference; ordinance rezoning North Philadelphia Airport area; South Philadelphia Citizen's Conference letter re Delaware Expressway. Personnel-PCPC staff appointments. Philadelphia Industrial Land Use and Facilities Study: Institute for Urban Studies, University of Pennsylvania. Location of permanent berthing of the U.S.S. Olympia. Proposed amendments to the 1955 Capital Budget and 1955-60 Capital Program. University Redevelopment Area proposal. Proposed disposition of bath house: s.w. corner of Passyunk Avenue and Wharton Street. Consideration of preliminary plat for subdivision (SD-171) n.e. side of Deerpath Lane, n.w. of Poquessing Drive. Reconsideration of request for zoning variance at Comly Road and Roosevelt Boulevard (SD-130). Consideration of final plat for subdivision (SD-130-F) at Comly Road and Roosevelt Boulevard. Consideration of confirmation of street plan - Denny Tract (City Plan #386). Proposed plan for widening Wissahickon Avenue. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Hegerman Street and Friendship Street; Castor Avenue and Glenview Street; Tyson Avenue and Marsden Street; Woodhaven and Knights Roads; area bounded by Deerpath Lane, DiMarco Drive and a property line northwest and southwest of DiMarco Drive; an area bounded by Academy Road, Grant Avenue, Fordham Road, Fitler Street and Outlook Avenue; Borbeck Avenue and Bingham Street; Welsh Road and Frankford Avenue; Roosevelt Boulevard and Holme Avenue at Pennypack Circle, Roosevelt Boulevard and Solly Avenue at Pennypack Circle; Bustleton Avenue and Tomlinson Road; Harbison Avenue and Tulip Street; Park Avenue and Champlost Avenue. Capital Program and Budget ordinances. Physical Development Plan ordinance: construction and maintenance of a ramp and underground traffic service street within the lines of Commerce Street between 19th and 18th Streets, within the lines of 18th Street between Pennsylvania Boulevard and Market Street, within the lines of Market Street between 18th and 16th Streets, within the lines of 16th Street and 17th Street between market Street and Pennsylvania Boulevard. Street ordinances: 53rd Street; authorize the Street Commissioner to accept of $75,000 toward costs for establishing a bypass route for traffic relief to the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge, and authorize opening of Elbridge Street; Bingham Street; Green Lane; Tomlinson Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Leon Street, Hess Street; Tomlinson Road; Mifflin Street; Shelmire Avenue, Burholme Avenue, Orville Avenue; Mascher Street; Willits Road; Seville Street. City Plan changes: addition to Tacony Creek Park of land bounded by Garland Street, Tacony Creek, Rising Sun Avenue and the right-of-way of the Philadelphia, Newtown and New York Railroad; Frankford Avenue; 60th Street; Winchester Avenue; Pennsylvania Avenue; Summer Street; Ruskin Road, Pennwood Road, Brockton Road. Administrative Absence for Executive Director. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

April 20, 1955
Proposed sports stadium: Fairmount Park. Executive Director's Report: Leave of absence for W. Von Moltke; Program on highways brochure; Approval of summer positions on PCPC staff. Renewal- purchases of services from American Society of Planning Officials. Dissolution of PCPC Technical Advisory Committee on Zoning. Pattison Avenue East Redevelopment Area Plan. Consideration of preliminary plat for subdivision (SD-137-P) northwest side of Frankford Avenue, 247 ft n.e. of Linden Avenue. Consideration of final plat for subdivision (SD-74-F) Conshohocken Avenue, Fairmount Park and Steinberg Avenue. Consideration of confirmation of street plan for subdivision (SD-74-F) (City Plan #190). Proposed zoning amendments: Ashton Road and Willits Road; Artwood Drive and Springview Road, Colebrook Road and Springview Road, Alburger Street and Springview Road, Ferndale Street and Artwood Drive; Broad and Spencer Streets; block bounded by Harbison Avenue, Knorr Street and Bradford Street; area bounded by Academy Road, Grant Avenue, Fordham Road, Fitler Street, and Outlook Avenue. City property ordinance: 510 S Broad Street for a recreation center; install and maintain certain facilities under and through certain City-owned property in the 27th Ward. Street ordinances: Mower Street; Woodhaven Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Willits Road; Vandalia Street; Lakeside Avenue. City Plan changes: Lansing Street; Shelmire Avenue; Mason Street; Garland Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting. 

May 4, 1955
Executive Director's Report: Inquirer article re restoration of Society Hill; 1955-1960 Capital Program. Addendum to Capital Programs. Personnel-PCPC staff appointment. Proposed contract with U.S. Census Bureau for tabulation of housing census data. Discussion of relocation of Tacony- Palmyra Bridge. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: 5th and Independence Streets; Cottman Avenue and Shelborne Street. Street ordinances: Wissahickon Avenue; Delaware Avenue; Market Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Leiper Street, Deal Street; Jackson Street. City Plan changes: Norwood Avenue; McAlpin Street, Moravian Street; Large Street, Bradford Street, Benson Street, Emerson Street, Roosevelt Boulevard; Fairfield Street, Hoffnagle Street, Strahle Street; Clarion Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

May 18, 1955
Personnel matters. Proposed amendments to 1954-59 and 1955-60 Capital Program. Fitzwater public housing site plan. Proposed disposition of City property northwest corner of President and Legion Streets. Proposed disposition of City property west side of Academy Road at Willits Road. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Carwithian Street and Jackson Street, area bounded by Carwithian Street, Ditman Street, Aberdale Road and Jackson Street, area bounded by Tolbut Street, Jackson Street, Aberdale Road and Ditman Street, area bounded by Jackson Street, Tolbut Street and a line parallel with and 100 ft northeast of Tolbut Street, Tolbut Street and Ditman Street; area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Comly Road, Academy Road and Grant Avenue; Fairfield Street and Rhawn Street, Stanwood Street and Fairfield Street; area bounded by a property line southeast of Hermit Street, Fairmount Park and a line northeast of Righter Street; Belmont Avenue and Conshohocken Avenue. City property ordinances: exchange land at Belmont Avenue, Thompson Street and Leidy Street for land at 55th and Vine Streets; Broad Street and Lombard Street for a health center. Street ordinances: Barnett Street; Avalon Street, Berea Street, Glenn Street, Legion Street, President Street; Cottman Avenue; Conshohocken Avenue; Bustleton Avenue, Fox Chase Road. City Plan change: a drainage right-of-way from dead end of Davidson Road to the line of Fairmount Park. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

June 1, 1955
Executive Director's Report: Person-Trips to the Central City study; departmental conferences for 1956-1961 Capital Program. Personnel matters. Consideration of preliminary plat for subdivision (SD-123_P) northeast side of Borbeck Avenue and southeast side of Bingham Street. Consideration of preliminary plat for subdivision (SD-227-P) for an area bounded by 75th, Rhoads, Haverford and Cobbs Creek Park. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #725 (1954): Bustleton Avenue and Tomlinson Road. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #175 (1955): Castor Avenue and Glenview Street. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Holme Avenue and Stamford Street; Greene Street and Haines Street; prohibit the alteration, modification or conversion of single-family dwelling units into two-family dwelling units without a permit from the ZBA; provide that all multiple dwellings shall require an off-street parking space for each family residing within it. City property ordinances: Comly Road and Thornton Road for airport purposes; Conwell Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard for airport purposes; Morrell Street and Academy Road; Comply Road and Thornton Road; Academy Road and Grant Avenue for airport purposes. Street ordinances: Napfle Street; Hess Street, Leon Street; Burnside Street; Tomlinson Road. City Plan changes: 22nd Street, 21st Street; Welsh Road; Ardleigh Street. Capital Program and Capital Budget ordinance. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

June 15, 1955
Executive Director's Report: department conferences for the 1956-61 Capital Program; meeting with United Northeast Civic Association re Preliminary Far Northeast Plan. Personnel matters. Proposed restoration of Head House at 2nd and Pine Streets. Proposed lease of City property at Stenton Avenue and Walnut lane for Air Reserve Center. Proposed amendment to 1955 Capital Budget to provide for Food Distribution Center. Consideration of final plat for subdivision of 75th Street, Rhoads Street, Haverford Avenue and Cobbs Creek Park (SD-227). Proposed disposition of City property at Allen's Lane. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Hartel Avenue and Rockwell Avenue; Chelten Avenue and Wissahickon Avenue. City property ordinance: area bounded by Broad Street, Packer Avenue, 18th Street, and Hartranft Street for a Broad Street Subway terminal. Proposed City Plan changes: McMichael Street; Carlisle Street; Mack Street; Torresdale Avenue. City Plan changes: Lawrence Street; Spencer Avenue, Warnock Street; intersection of Whitaker Avenue and Luzerne Street; Rugby Street, Gilbert Street. Capital Program and Budget ordinances. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

July 6, 1955
Chairman's Report. Personnel matters. Proposed contract for Redevelopment Area Plan for a section south of Business Center. Land Use in Philadelphia 1944-1954. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #36 Castor Avenue, Unruh to Knorr Streets. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #241 Artwood Drive, Colebrook Road, Alburger Street, Springview Road and Ferndale Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #311 Carwithian, Jackson, Ditman, Aberdale and Tolbut Streets. Capital Program and Budget ordinances. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: area bounded by 5th Street, Oak Lane Road and Cheltenham Avenue; prohibit the alteration, modification or conversion of single-family dwelling units into two-family dwelling units without a permit from the ZBA. Street ordinances: Wissahickon Avenue; Ardleigh Street; Grays Avenue, 77th Street, 76th Street, 75th Street, 74th Street; Washington Avenue; Delaware Avenue; Green Lane. Proposed City Plan changes: Ash Street; Torresdale Avenue. City Plan changes: Bingham Street; Paschall Avenue, 57th Street; Porter Street; Green Lane; Northeast Avenue; Woodhaven Road. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

July 20, 1955
Minutes of PCPC meeting held July 6, 1955. Personnel matters. Pattison Avenue-East Redevelopment Area Plan. Proposed Regional Park and Conservation District Act. Northwest Temple Redevelopment Area: redevelopment proposal for Temple University #1. Proposed public housing project on site of the Pennsylvania Hospital. Proposed amendment to 1955 Capital Budget and 1955-1960 Capital Program re Germantown Health Center. Proposed sale of a portion of Juniata Golf Course in Tacony Creek Park. Proposed sale of City property at Ruan and Leiper Streets. Consideration of preliminary plat for subdivision (SD-269) east of Welsh Road between Manchester and Tolbut Streets. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #36 Castor Avenue, Unruh to Knorr Streets. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #241 Artwood Drive, Colebrook Street, Alburger Street, Springvale Road and Ferndale Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #311 Carwithian, Jackson, Ditman, Aberdale and Tolbut Streets. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: area lying between Welsh Road and the Connecting Railway northwest of Roosevelt Boulevard; area bounded by Welsh Road, Roosevelt Boulevard, Tremont Street and Leonard Street; area bounded by Broad Street, Windrim Avenue, 15th Street and a line parallel with and 65 ft northwest of Windrim Avenue; Frankford Avenue and Academy Road. City property ordinances: area bounded by Broad Street, Packer Avenue, 18th Street and Hartranft Street for a Broad Street Subway system; agreement with Gulf Oil Corporation for a tract in the 40th Ward in an area of 145 acres. Proposed City Plan changes: Delaware Avenue; Appletree Street; Leon Street; Hartel Street, Brier Street; Leiper Street. City Plan changes: Page Street, Dillman Street; Houghton Street; City Avenue; Spring Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

August 3, 1955
Minutes of PCPC meeting held July 20, 1955. Executive Director's Report. Personnel matters. Schuylkill Expressway-Roosevelt Boulevard Extension-Wissahickon Avenue interchange. Proposed sale of City property: 1416-22 Frankford Avenue; Ridge Avenue and School House Lane. Proposed zoning ordinance amendment: area bounded by Percy Street, Poplar Street, 12th Street and a line 154 ft southwest of Girard Avenue. City property ordinance: area bounded by Broad Street, Packer Avenue, 18th Street and Hartranft Street for a Broad Street Subway terminal. City Plan changes: Mascher Street; Hess Street; Market Street; Strahle Street; Shelmire Avenue, Burholme Avenue, Orville Avenue; Mifflin Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

August 17, 1955
Personnel matters: reorganization of staff in the administrative section of City Planning Commission. Proposed location for permanent berthing of U.S.S. Olympia. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #36 Castor Avenue, Unruh to Knorr Streets. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #208 Harbison Avenue from Tulip Street to Brill Street. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #292 Cottman Avenue-Shelborne Street. Subdivisions: Mifflin Street and 29th Street; K Street, Bristol Street, L Street and Hunting Park Avenue. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: area bounded by Percy Street, Poplar Street, 12th Street, and a line 154 ft southwest of Girard Avenue; area bounded by an irregular property line 85 ft northwest of Medford Road at Woodhaven Road, area bounded by Byberry, Academy and Woodhaven Roads; Haveford Avenue and Lebanon Avenue; Castor Avenue and Borbeck Street; Rhawn Street and Whitaker Avenue; Washington Lane and Clearview Street; Olney Avenue and Lawrence Street; Wyoming Avenue and Castor Avenue; procedure for enacting ordinances dealing with zoning classifications, reclassifications, conditions and restrictions and other zoning matters, and superseding inconsistent legislation. Property ordinances: a tract of land in the 35th Ward for Pennypack Park; a tract of land in the 21st Ward for an addition to Fairmount Park; Chelten Avenue and Baynton Street for a fire station; University Avenue and Curie Avenue for a parking lot. Miscellaneous ordinances: amend the Building Code by adding to the number of frame districts; regulate demolition of historic buildings, appointing an Advisory Commission on Historic Buildings, prescribing for a list and classification of historic buildings, providing for postponement of demolition of certain historic buildings, and providing for penalties for violations; Defining the Penn Center Area re construction, erection or alteration of buildings and providing for Art Commission approval; amending a December 16, 1954 resolution by increasing the number of low rent housing units desired annually by PHA; authorize appropriation transfer for 1955 from Department of Streets to City Planning Commission. Street and other City Plan ordinances: Byberry Creek and Grant Road; Bustleton Avenue and Audubon Avenue; Longshore Avenue; Woodhaven Road, Northeast Avenue; Bustleton Avenue; Charles Street; City Avenue; Sprague Street; Essington Avenue and 84th Street; 1414-1416 W Erie Avenue; Lavender Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Fletcher Street; Martha Street; Stokley Street. City Plan changes: revising the lines and grades, widening and establishing underground lines and grades and traffic service streets: Commerce Street (19th to 18th Streets); Market Street (18th to 16th Streets); 18th, 17th and 16th Streets (Market Street to Pennsylvania Boulevard); area bounded by Woodhaven Road, Knights Road, Deerpath Lane, and Knights Road; Knights Road; Lukens Street. Loan ordinances. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

September 7, 1955
Personnel matters. Project Density Study- proposed publication. Technical Advisory Committee on Recreation: proposed expansion of functions. East Poplar Redevelopment Area Plan: proposed amendment re Zoning and Land Use. Eastwick Redevelopment Area Plan: proposed amendment re Spine Street system and land use. Proposed disposition of City-owned property: Campy Happy plots; Bustleton Avenue north of Byberry Road; northeast corner and southeast corner of 2nd and Beck Streets; 826-828 North New Market Street; Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #292 (1955) Cottman Avenue southeast of Shelbourne Street; Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #36 Castor Avenue, Unruh to Knorr Streets; Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #206 Roosevelt Boulevard & Holme Avenue at Pennypack Circle; Rhawn Street and Whitaker Avenue; Haverford Avenue and Lebanon Avenue; area bounded by 83rd Street, Brunswick Street, 84th Street and Suffolk Street; area bounded by Monument Road, Overbrook Avenue and City Avenue; Wyoming Avenue and Castor Avenue; amend sections 9 and 10 of the Zoning Code by eliminating detached and semi-detached duplexes and detached and semi-detached multiple dwellings from permitted uses in Class C and D residential districts. Street ordinances: 1414-1416 W Erie Avenue; 84th Street and Essington Avenue; Lavender Street. Proposed City Plan changes: 69th Street; Daggett Street; Gaul Street. City Plan changes: Wiota Street; Green Lane; Quarry Street; area southwest of Alburger Street and northwest of Verree Road; area bounded by Convent Avenue, Pearson Avenue, Frankford Avenue, Linden Avenue and a drainage right-of-way. Subdivisions: final plat for an area bounded by Convent Avenue, Pearson Avenue, Frankford Avenue, Linden Avenue and a drainage right-of-way (SD-137); preliminary plat for Mifflin Street between 29th Street and New Hope Street (SD-244). Next City Planning Commission meeting.

September 21, 1955
Eastwick Redevelopment Area Plan: proposed amendment re spine street system and land use. Personnel matters. Proposed contract authorization with Herman Abrams for renovation of Downtown model. Proposed contract: Redevelopment Area Plan for section south of City Business Center (Lombard area). Proposed disposition of City-owned property at Camp Happy. Proposed amendments to the 1955 Capital Budget and 1955-1960 Capital Program. Preliminary plat: northeast of 64th Street to southeast of 65th Street from Lindbergh Boulevard to Eastwick Avenue (SD-332-P). Preliminary plat: east side of Pine Road, 2,500 ft south of Welsh Road (SD-164-P). Preliminary plat: Northeast Avenue, Faunce Street, Dungan Road and a proposed drainage right-of-way (SD-291-P). Final plat: northeast side of Borbeck Avenue and southeast side of Bingham Street (SD-123-F). Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: 15th Street and Girard Avenue; area bounded by Douglas Street, Diamond Street, 33rd Street and a line parallel with and 83 ft north of Diamond Street; area bounded by Percy Street, Poplar Street, 12th Street and a line 154 ft southwest of Girard Avenue; 59th Street and Haverford Avenue; Ivy Hill Road and Thouron Avenue; Queen Lane and Fox Street; area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Tomlinson Road, Proctor Road and Kelvin Avenue; area bounded by Moyamensing Avenue, 19th Street, Bigler Street and 18th Street; eliminating the right to erect an accessory private garage on party lines in side yards. City property ordinance: 28th Street and Porter Street. Food Center ordinance. Street ordinances: 1414-1416 Erie Avenue; Sartain Street, Jessup Street, Hutchinson Street, Warnock Street, Alder Street, Harper Street, Percy Street; Charles Street; Fairdale Road; Leon Street; Haldeman Avenue; Penway Street; Roosevelt Boulevard; Erdrick Street, Decatur Street. Proposed City Plan change: Clearview Street. City Plan change: Tomlinson Road. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

October 5, 1955
Executive Director's Report: Venice Island. Personnel matters. Staff appointments. Proposed contract authorization with Herman Abrams re model making. Delaware Expressway contract with Edwards, Kelcey and Beck. Proposed amendment to the 1955 Capital Budget and 1955-60 Capital Program re Bridge Street Station project of the Frankford Elevated. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: 59th Street and Haverford Avenue; area bounded by Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Thouron Avenue, Durham Street and Gilbert Street; area bounded by Nedro Avenue, Marvine Street and 11th Street; Venango Street and Tulip Street. Miscellaneous ordinances: land acquisition for Food Distribution Center; regulating the cutting or removal of trees when constructing housing or commercial development. Street ordinances: Sprague Street. City Plan changes: Millick Street; Milnor Street; Griffith Place, Bingham Street; area bounded by Ashton Road, Willits Road, property line southeast of Convent Avenue, property line of Pennypack Park and the easterly right-of-way of the Bustleton Branch, Pennsylvania Railroad Company. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

October 19, 1955
Proposed ordinance #645: regulating the cutting or removal of trees when constructing housing or commercial development. Executive Director's Report. Personnel matters. Eastwick Redevelopment Area Plan amendment re land use. Proposed disposition of City-owned property at Rhawn and Jeanes Streets. Preliminary plat Welsh Road, Roosevelt Boulevard and Connecting Railway (SD-275-P). Requested time extension fr filing of final plat (SD-61-F) southeast corner of Woodhaven and Knights Roads. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #136: Lindbergh Boulevard and 64th Street.Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #557: Rhawn and Whitaker Avenues. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #530: Olney Avenue and Lawrence Street. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: area bounded by Willits Road, Ashton Road, Grant Avenue and a line southeast of Ashton Road along Wood Bridge Run; Ridge Avenue and Calumet Street; Rising Sun Avenue and Van Kirk Street, Rising Sun Avenue and Howell Street; Wadsworth Avenue and Michener Avenue; Torresdale Avenue and Devereaux Avenue; amend section 16 of the Zoning Code to prohibit the erection of attached buildings used solely for dwelling purposes and providing for certain exceptions (Bill #20). City property ordinances: 3555 and 3557 North Watts Street for a fire station; a tract in the 21st Ward for recreation purposes. Miscellaneous ordinances: authorizing laying and maintaining a pipe line. Street ordinances: Leiper Street; Tabor Road; Pearson Avenue. Proposed City Plan change: Woodbine Avenue. City Plan changes: Delaware Avenue; Bingham Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting. 

November 2, 1955
Executive Director's Report. Personnel matters. Proposed contract authorization with Herman Abrams for model making. Report on current status of Capital improvements. Proposed disposition of City-owned property: 8th, 9th and Brandywine Streets. Preliminary plat Axe Factory Road, Welsh Road, Holme Avenue and Winchester Avenue (SD-308-P). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #511: northwest corner of Haverford and Lebanon Avenues. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Belmont Avenue and Hayes Avenue; Convent Avenue and Holme Avenue, Convent Avenue and Fairfield Street; area bounded by Ford Road, Lankenau Avenue, a line northeast of Windmere Avenue, Fairmount Park, a line south of Ford Road and a line east of Monument Road. Street ordinance: Academy Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Roosevelt Boulevard; Lakeside Avenue; Clearview Street. City Plan changes: Charles Street; Tabor Avenue, Napfle Avenue; Outlook Avenue, Legion Street, Kirkwood Road, Aubrey Avenue, Lavender Street, Fitler Street. Proposed amendments to the 1955 Capital Budget and 1955-1960 Capital Program. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

November 16, 1955
Advisory Committee on Delaware Expressway. Report of Executive Director. Personnel matters. Controller's Report on Planning Commission (1954). Planned printing of study "Land Use in Philadelphia". Improvements to Vare Recreation Center. Consideration of portion of final plat (SD-291-F-1) Dungan Road and Faunce Street, Lorna Place and Whitaker Avenue. Proposed temporary parking development: block bounded by Locust, Spruce, 6th and 7th Streets. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #560: s.w. corner of 15th Street and Girard Avenue. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #340: n.w. corner of Belmont Avenue and Conshohocken Avenue. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Belmont Avenue and Hayes Avenue; area bounded by Ford Road, Lankenau Avenue, Windmere Avenue, Fairmount Park, Ford Road and Monument Road; Sansom Street and 44th Street; Greene and Coulter Streets; Bustleton Avenue and Chestnut Lane; Castor Avenue and Chandler Street; area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Wigard Avenue, Cinnaminson Street, Valley Avenue and Domino Lane; Harbison Avenue and Cottage Street; School House Lane and Fox Street, School House Lane and Coulter Street; Welsh Road and Grant Avenue; Frankford Avenue and Grant Road; area bounded by Academy Road, Red Lion Road, Frankford Avenue, Grant Avenue and Avalon Street; Knights Road and Byberry Road; area bounded by Woodhaven Road, Thornton Road, Byberry Road and Medford Road; amend the Zoning Ordinance by establishing a new zoning district C-1 Residential. City property ordinance: a portion of Venice Island for recreational purposes. Redevelopment ordinance: proposal for Project A, Pattison Avenue East Redevelopment Area. Street ordinances: Welsh Road; Verree Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Tulip Street; Wingate Street; Tabor Avenue, Garland Street; Northeast Avenue. Special meeting of the City Planning Commission. Next regular Planning Commission meeting.

December 7, 1955
Executive Director's Report: PCPC staff Christmas Party; PCPC Operating Budget for 1956. Preliminary review of Germantown Report by Henry Churchill. East Poplar Redevelopment Area B. Consideration of final plat for subdivision (SD-124-F) Alburger Avenue and Verree Road. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #477 Medford Road-Woodhave Road. Preliminary Far Northeast Physical Development Plan. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #686 Ridge Avenue-Calumet Street-East River Road. Redesignation of title "Shopping Center" zoning classification. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #711 s.w. side of Belmont Avenue n.w of Hayes Avenue. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #739 Greene and Coulter Streets. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: area bounded by Ardleigh Street, Vernon Road, Reading Company right-of-way and Gorgas Street. Physical Development Plan ordinance: Gulf Oil pipe lines in public rights-of-way. Street ordinances: Red Lion Road; Oak Lane. Proposed City Plan changes: Darlington Road; N 11th Street. City Plan change: Claridge Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

December 21, 1955
Minutes of PCPC Regular Meeting held November 16 and December 7, 1955 and Special Meeting of November 22, 1955. Executive Director's Report. Personnel matters. Reconsideration of Zoning Bills #503 (1954) and #37 (1955) per letter (12-20-55) from Mayor Joseph Clark: Zoning Bill #503 area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Bergen Street, Loretto Avenue and Fox Chase Road; Zoning Bill #37 area bounded by Castor Avenue, Hoffnagle Street, Alma Street, and Fox Chase Road. Consideration of Pennsylvania Hospital tract for proposed public housing site. Philadelphia Psychiatric Hospital (letter 12-19-55) re Woodside Park tract Rezoning Bill #730: area bounded by Ford Road, Lankenau Avenue, Windmere Avenue, Fairmount Park, Ford Road and Monument Road. Proposed City purchase of tract situate n.e. corner of 22nd Street, Glenwood Avenue and York Street for Highway Department District Yard. Consideration of preliminary plat (SD-288-P) subdivision Roumfort Road to Ivy Hill Road, southwest of Thouron Street. Consideration of final plat (SD-373-F) subdivision Brier Street from northeast side of Hartel Street to Glendale Street. Street ordinances: 21st Street; Bustleton Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: Glenview Street; Cresheim Valley Drive, Greene Street; Stokley Street; Aspen Street, McAlpin Street. Advisory Committee on Delaware Expressway Development - meeting 12-16-55 reported by John W Bodine, Chairman. Delaware Expressway Development Study - Edwards, Kelcey and Beck report phase 1. Adieux: retirement of Mr. Hopkinson from the Commission. 


1954

January 6, 1954
Executive Director's Report: Request for waiver for residence requirement for positions of Project Planner I: Planning Analysts II & IV; Creation of additional staff position- Planning Designer II; Staff personnel nominations and appointments. Technical Advisory Committee on Zoning: recommendations. Subdivision Regulations Committee: appointment. Amendments to the 1953 Capital Budget and 1953-1958 Capital Program. Proposed termination of consultant contract: R. Morton Keast (#1364 - 1952). Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #304-Easterly corner Greene and Coulter Streets. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #464-westerly corner Grant Avenue and Academy Road. Zoning ordinance amendments: block bounded by Rhawn Street, Roosevelt Boulevard, Loney Street and Bradford Street; 20th Street and Oregon Avenue. northeast corner of Pattison Avenue and Penrose Avenue; portion of area bounded by Indiana Queen Lane, Midvale Avenue and the Philadelphia, Germantown & Norristown Railroad; amend sections 9 and 16 of the text to regulate the establishment of motels. City Property ordinance: A Street and Godfrey Avenue. Building Code ordinance: redefine the term "building". Street ordinances: Ferndale Street; area bounded by Comly Street, Penn Street and Bustleton Avenue; Manatawna Avenue, Old Line Road; Venango Street; Delancy Street; Welsh Road, Pine Road, Radburn Road; Oak Lane; Cayuga Street. City Plan changes: Bellevue Street; Mount Airy Avenue; Vine Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Winston Road; Tulpehocken Street; Glenview Street; Moravian Street, McAlpin Street; Poquessing Avenue; Moore Street; Delaware Avenue, Howell Street; Powelton Avenue. Deputy Director of Finance: attendance at Commission meetings. Next Planning Commission meeting. 

January 20, 1954
PCPC staff personnel nomination and appointment. West Poplar Redevelopment Area Plan: proposed amendment re Spring Garden Institute. Proposed regional heliport study. Proposed amendment to 1954 Capital Budget and 1954-1959 Capital Program re Memorial Hall Swimming Pool. Proposed revision of C-1 zoning district. Zoning ordinance amendments: easterly corner of Tulip Street and Cheltenham Avenue; area bounded by Haines Street, Boyer Street, a line northwest of Walnut Lane, and Sprague Street; area bounded by Upsal Street, Ardleigh Street, Cliveden Street and a line parallel with and 130 ft southwest of Matthews Street; westerly corner of Johnson Street and Musgrave Street; portion of block bounded by McKean Street, 25th Street, Mifflin Street, 24th Street, and Point Breeze Avenue; Lycoming Street and Palmetto Street; amend section 16 to prohibit erection of attached buildings used solely for dwellings. Street ordinances: Milford Street, Poquessing Creek Drive; Endicott Street, Milford Street; Berkshire Street; 22nd Street. City Plan changes: Vine Street; Vine Street, Race Street; area bounded by Holme Avenue, Frankford & Holmesburg R.R. Co right- of-way, Pennypack Park, and Welsh Road. Next Planning Commission meeting. 

February 3, 1954
Executive Director's Report: Revised C-1 zoning classification ordinance. Contract with Property Service Inc. re 1953 Sales/1954 Assessment Ratio Study. Technical Advisory Committee on Local Transportation - appointment. Pennsylvania Boulevard- proposed revision of lines and grades from 20th Street to Schuylkill Expressway connection. Proposed acquisition by Fairmount Park Commission of property on East River Drive near Calumet Street. Proposed amendment to 1954 Capital Budget and 1954-1959 Capital Program re preliminary planning for Municipal Services Building on Reyburn Plaza. Proposed study of the The Port of Philadelphia. Independence Mall: approval of preliminary plans from Market Street to Commerce Street. Proposed ordinance regulating structures in Independence Hall and Independence Mall areas. Housing Code (Bill #677). Zoning ordinance amendments: Castor Avenue and Napfle Avenue; area bounded by Large Street, Bleigh Street, Calvert Street and a line 100 ft southeast of Shelmire Street; Ritner Street and 13th Street; School House Lane and Wissahickon Avenue; 28th Street and Moore Street.  City property ordinance: area bounded by Race Street, Broad Street, Cherry Street and Watts Street for a bus terminal. City Plan changes: Leithgow Street; Byberry Road; Lakeside Avenue; Tabor Street; area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Pennypack Park and Tustin Avenue. Next Planning Commission meeting. 

February 17, 1954
Executive Director's Report: Temple Redevelopment Area Plan; Proposed acquisition of land adjacent to Pennypack Creek. Public information bullet #3-D (S) fo Real Estate Sales/Assessments series. Report of current development in the vicinity of Knights Road. Proposed park development and small boat harbor at the mouth of the Pennypack Creek. Proposed amendments to the 1954 Capital Budget and the 1954-1959 Capital Program re increased appropriation for traffic signals citywide. Proposed study of The Port of Philadelphia. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #277: s.w. side of Cottman Avenue near Summerdale Avenue. Proposed City Plan change: Lakeside Avenue. Zoning ordinance amendments: 28th Street and Moore Street; Haverford Avenue and Lebanon Avenue; Rittenhouse Stret and Pulaski Avenue; Pattison Avenue and Penrose Avenue. City property ordinances: certain tracts of land abutting Hartwell Lane between Ardleigh Street and Winston Road; 6026, 6028 and 6030 Thompson Street for fire and police station. Street ordinance: Rhawn Street, Tabor Avenue, Ripley Street. Proposed City Plan changes: area bounded by Shawmont Avenue, Wigard Street, Henry Avenue and Wise's Mill Road; Fillmore Street, Valley Street. City Plan changes: Howell Street; Price Street; Stanwood Street; Watts Street; 28th Street, Indiana Avenue. Next Planning Commission meeting. 

March 3, 1954
Corrections to PCPC Minutes, 2-17-54. Bulletin articles-"This is Greater Philadelphia". Executive Director's Report: Northeast physical development plan. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #387 ('53): n.e. side 83rd Street from Buist to Este Avenues. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #23 ('54): McKean, 25th, Mifflin, 24th Streets & Point Breeze Avenue. Zoning ordinance amendments: 8th Street and 66th Avenue; area bounded by 31st Street, Clearfield Street, 30th Street and a line parallel with Clearfield Street. Street ordinance: Valley Avenue, Livezey Street, Haly Street. Proposed City Plan changes: 27th Street; Holmesburg Avenue, Delaware Avenue; Opal Street, Pennsylvania Avenue; area bounded by Shawmont Avenue, Wigard Street, Henry Avenue and Wise's Mill Road; Oak Lane Road. City Plan changes: Blue Grass Road; Sharpnack Street. Next Planning Commission meeting.

March 17, 1954
Executive Director's Report: Annual Report PCPC; Economic development analysis for industrial land and facilities- Institute of Urban Studies, University of Pennsylvania. Technical Advisory Committee report on subdivision regulations. Proposed zoning classification change from Residential to Commercial: westerly corner of Germantown Avenue and Sedgwick Street. Amendment proposed to 1954 Capital Budget and 1954-59 Capital Program re International Airport. Zoning ordinance amendments: Welsh Road and Grant Avenue, Gregg Street and Krewstown Road, Grant Avenue and Surrey Road, Bingham Street and Surrey Road, Surrey Road and Grant Avenue, Rising Sun Avenue and Surrey Road, Alton Street and Surrey Road, Plane Road and Rising Sun Avenue, Trout Road and Bingham Street, Rising Sun Avenue and Grant Avenue, Trout Road and Rising Sun Avenue, area bounded by Gregg Street, Krewstown Road, Surrey Road and a line parallel with and 130 ft northwest of Krewstown Road; Algon Avenue and Tyson Avenue; area bounded by Academy Road, Red Lion Road, a stream line northwest of Frankford Avenue, a line northeast of Grant Avenue and a line northeast of Avalon Street; Frankford Avenue and Grant Avenue; area bounded by Academy Road, Grant Avenue, lines southeast of Fordham Road, lines southwest of Fitler Street and lines southeast of Outlook Avenue; Wyoming Avenue and Front Street; area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Cottman Avenue, Calvert Street, and a line parallel with and 150 ft southwest of Cottman Avenue; area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Magee Avenue, Revere Street, Hellerman Street, Farnsworth Avenue and a line parallel with and 112 ft northeast of Elbridge Street. Street ordiannces: Valley Avenue, Livezey Street, Haly Street; 53rd Street; Verree Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Oak Lane Road, Lawrence Street; Uber Street; Horrocks Street; Hartranft Street; Washington Lane; area bounded by Red Lion Road, Veree Road, and irregular boundary on east and west; area bounded by Welsh road, Willits Road, Pennypack Road and Axe Factory Road (provisional). City Plan changes: Ellicott Road, Rodman Road, Sommerville Avenue; South College Avenue, Poplar Street, West College Avenue; Butler Street. Next Planning Commission meeting. 

April 7, 1954
Philadelphia Population and Housing map series no. 2. Contract with Lawrence Williams for photographic services. North Triangle Redevelopment Area: proposed increased density. Proposal for Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area: project A, unit 1-A. Proposed sale of City-owned property: southwest corner of Howard and Ontario Streets. Proposed change in zoning from residential to commercial: westerly corner of Germantown Avenue and Sedgwick Street. Proposed plan for C-1 development: Grant Avenue and Academy Road. Statement by Finance Director Moak re Capital Budget funds from operating revenue in relation to 1953 Capital Budget projects requested for reinstatement in 1954 Capital Budget. City property ordinances: 2301-2013 Jasper Street for a Free Library branch; 20th, Carlton, Uber and Wood streets for public library purposes; southwest corner of 47th Street and Fairmount Avenue for sewer and drainage purposes. Street ordinances: Bingham Street; Charles Street; Grant Avenue; School House Lane. Proposed City Plan changes: Sherman Street; Lansing Street; Jackson Street; 60th; Kingsessing Avenue; area bounded by Shawmont Avenue, Wigard Avenue, Wise's Mill Road and Henry Avenue; area bounded by Master, Percy, Hutchinson, Flora, 12th, Stiles, Jessup, Thompson and 11th Street; Ditman Street; a street from Cottman Street north 1,155 ft to a turnaround and a railroad right-of-way. City Plan changes: Delancey Street; Ripley Street; area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Tomlinson Road, proposed lines of Northeast Avenue, and a property line southwest of Tomlinson Road; Garnet Street; Sharpnack Street. Zoning ordinance amendments: area bounded by Wyncote Avenue, Limelkiln Pike and 66th Avenue; portion of a block bounded by Summerdale Avenue, Vankirk Street, Oxford Avenue, Frontenac Street, and Alcott Street; Holme Avenue and Welsh Road; Wyoming Avenue and Castor Avenue; School House Lane and Fox Street. Lennox Moak resignation as Director of Finance. Next Planning Commission meeting.

April 21, 1954
North Triangle Redevelopment Area Plan: proposed amendment re increased dwelling unit density. Roosevelt Boulevard Extension: 18th Street to 9th Street. Preliminary consideration of possible zoning changes: Cliveden Street and Morton Street; area bounded by 32nd and 33rd Streets and Market and Chestnut Streets; Pickwick Street and Mercer Street. Independence Mall and Park ordinance. Reconsideration of proposed zoning classification change: School House Lane, Morris Street and Winona Street. Zoning ordinance amendments: Loney Street and Rising Sun Avenue; Germantown Avenue and Sedgwick Street; area bounded by Master Street, 10th Street, Thompson Street and 11th Street; area bounded by Master Street, Percy Street, Thompson Street and 10th Street; area bounded by Thompson Street, Hutchinson Street, a line south of and parallel with Thompson Street, and Alder Street; area bounded by Thompson Street, 11th Street, Stiles Street and Jessup Street; area bounded by Stiles Street, 11th Street, a line south of and parallel with Stiles Street, and 12th Street; Philmont Avenue and Bustleton Avenue; 10th Street and Pattison Avenue; 10th Street and Hoyt Street. City property ordinances: northeast corner of 10th and Cherry Streets for a new fire station; area lying within the Poquessing Creek drainage area from Grant Avenue to Dunks Ferry Road; land in the 34th Ward for control Tacony Creek waters; area bounded by Broad Street, Juniper Street, Cherry Street and Race Street for a bus terminal. Street ordinances: area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, the line of Pennypack Park from Butleton Avenue to Tustin Street, and Tustin Street; Josephine Street; Leonard Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Minatola road; Cooper Street; Horrocks Street; a street from Cottman Street north 1,155 ft to a turnaround  and a railroad right-of- way; Dedaker Street, Nester Street, Brooks Street. City Plan change: 59th Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting. 

May 5, 1954
Physical development plan for Far Northeast Philadelphia. Proposed purchase of services from American Society of Planning Officials. Delaware Expressway-$80,000 second phase: economic feasibility study (Madigan-Hyland). Mill Creek Redevelopment Area; construction of model. Proposed revision of Aramingo-Harbison Avenues. Proposed division of wards. Proposed amendment to 1955 Capital Program re acquisiiton of Merck and Grace Chapel properties by the Commissioners of Fairmount Park. Proposed amendments to the 1953 and 1954 Capital Budgets, and the 1953-58 and 1954-59 Capital Programs. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #356 (1953): Northeast corner of Cobbs Creek Parkway and Greenway Avenue. City property ordinance: area bounded by Broad Street, Juniper Street, Cherry Street and Race Street for a bus terminal. Subdivision ordinance: authority for City Planning Commission to review and approve. Street ordinances: area bounded by Belfield Avenue, Ruscomb Street and Gratz Street; Castor Avenue; Whitaker Avenue; area bounded by Grant Avenue, drainage right-of-way northwest of Frankford Avenue, Linden Avenue, and Academy Road; I street. Proposed City Plan changes: Woolston Street; Shunk Street, 23rd Street; tract bounded by Grant Avenue, Academy Road and Holmesburg Golf Course; Tudor Street; Fillmore Street, Valley Street. City Plan changes: Martha Street; add to Fairmount Park an area bounded by Sugar Loaf Drive, Germantown Avenue and the Fairmount Park line; area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Welsh Road, Manchester Avenue, Poquessing Avenue and Winchester Avenue; Cedar Street; Moore Street. Zoning ordinance amendments: Germantown Avenue and Sedgwick Street; area bounded by DiMarco Drive, Deerpath Lane and Poquessing Creek Drive; areas bounded by Holme Avenue, Connecting Railway, Pennypack Park and Welsh Road. Reconsideration of zoning ordinance amendments: Lycoming Street and Palmetto Street; School House Lane and Fox Street. Transit ordinance: trackless trolley vehicles, wires and poles. Next City Planning Commission meeting. 

May 19, 1954
Amendment to minutes of May 5, 1954 PCPC meeting re Delaware Expressway, $80,000 second phase - economic feasibility study. Executive Director's Report: 50th Anniversary Citizen's Planning Conference; Committee on Subdivision Regulations report; ordinance to extend the jurisdiction of the Art Commission to include Penn Center and contiguous areas; 1955-60 Capital Program. Contract with Madigan-Hyland for Delaware Expressway second phase economic feasibility study. Carlos Alvare, Planning Designer II - PCPC staff: requested leave of absence without pay. Proposed contract with Walter Blucher for study of Planning Commission operation. Proposed new zoning classification AA Residential District. Proposed rezoning classification North Allen public housing site. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: area bounded by Penn Street, Bustleton Avenue and a line parallel to and 222 ft southwest of Comply Street; Byberry Road and Knights Road, and a City Plan change southeast of Knights Road and southwest of Byberry Road; area bounded by Stenton Avenue, Tulpehocken Street, Crittenden Street and Mayland Street; Castor Avenue and Faunce Street; Bryn Mawr Avenue and Wynnefield Avenue; area bounded by Hurley Street, Indiana Avenue, D Street and a line parallel with and 100 ft south of Indiana Avenue. Reconsideration of proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Lycoming Street and Palmetto Street; School House Lane and Fox Street; 55th Street and Vine Street. Penn Center ordinance - Art Commission. City property ordinances: Girard Avenue and Lawrence Street for a City health center. Proposed further amendments to the 1953 and 1954 Capital Budgets, and the 1953-1958 and 1954-59 Capital Programs. Other ordinances: Allowing PTC to remove track from beds of certain streets and to relocate track in other streets in connection with the Vine Street Extension; Allowing the University of Pennsylvania to mortgage certain tracts of land in the 27th Ward. Proposed City Plan changes: Vine Street Extension; Green Lane. City Plan change: area bounded by Comly Street, Penn Street and Bustleton Avenue. Next Planning Commission meeting. 

June 2, 1954
Executive Director's Report: resignation of J. Richard Hoffman, Projects Division; resignation of John Bower, Land Planning Division; Subcommittee on Delaware Expressway Study appointment. Morrell Tract preliminary approval of proposed street plan. Proposed extension of Whitehall public housing site. Proposed disposition of property at 55th and Vine Streets (Hoffman School). Proposed City acquisition of property at northeast corner of Bustleton Avenue and Bowler Street. Stenton Avenue plans. Commission powers with respect to street planning. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Byberry Road and Knights Road; Knights Road and Byberry Road; D Street and Whitaker Avenue; area bounded by Hunting Park Avenue, Elsinore Street, Lycoming Street and Palmetto Street. City property ordinances: tract of land in the 3rd Ward at Catherine and 7th Streets for public park purposes; tract of land in the 42nd Ward between Finletter School and Playground for playground purposes. Street ordinances: Hammond Avenue, former bed of Hammond Avenue, Chew Avenue, Grange Avenue, Conlyn Street; Evans Street; City Avenue, Monument Road. Proposed City Plan changes: Gaul Street; Clearfield Street; Jamison Avenue, Clark Street; Passyunk Avenue; Franklin Street, Brandywine Street; 22nd Street; Summerdale Avenue; Wigard Avenue; Pratt Street; Grovers Avenue; Passyunk Avenue; area bounded by Lauriston, Righter and Hermit Streets and Fairmount Park. City Plan changes: Delaware Avenue, Westmoreland Street, Wensley Street, Casper Street; Juniata Street, Edgemont Street; Glenview Street. Special Planning Commission meeting. 

June 9, 1954
Proposed amendments to 1954 Capital Budget and 1954-1959 Capital Program re new Health Center District #9. Penn center development. 1955 Capital Budget and 1955-1960 Capital Program. Next Planning Commission meeting. 

June 16, 1954
Executive Director's Report: C-1 residential zoning bills; Madigan-Hyland Delaware Expressway second phase economic feasibility study. Personnel matters. Penn Center consultant contract: Earl Allabach Associates. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: area bounded by Haldeman Avenue, Red Lion Road, Roosevelt Boulevard, Conwell Avenue, President Street and Clark Street; City Avenue and 47th Street; Bustleton Avenue and Verree Road; Oxford Avenue and Levick Street; area bounded by Welsh Road, Axe Factory Road, a line south of Axe Factory Road, Pennypack Park, and a line 2,000 ft southeast of Roosevelt Boulevard; area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Pennypack Park and a line 100 ft northeast of Tustin Street. City property ordinances: a tract of land in Tinicum Township, Delaware County, for airport purposes; Shunk Street and 13th Street for a fire station; alley on the west side of 6030 W Thompson Street for police and fire house purposes; changes in lease between City and Alumni Association of Roman Catholic High School (athletic field); Dauphin Street and Hope Street for a public library. Miscellaneous ordinances: granting the Art Commission approval of buildings and signs abutting Independence Mall and Independence National Historical Park; allowing PTC to maintain and operate trackless trolley vehicles, wires and poles. Street ordinances: Barnett Street; Wister Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Grays Avenue, 77th Street, 76th Street, 75th Street; Fullmore Street; Mayland Street; Mason Street; Oaklyn Street; 31st Street; Green Lane. City Plan changes: Wyneva Street; 22nd Street; 16th Street; Dickens Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

July 7, 1954
Subdivision plan approval - resolution. Hill Creek public housing project: proposed additional housing units. City-owned ground Market Street east of 43rd Street: proposed lease. City-owned ground Green, Brandywine, 8th to 9th Streets: proposed sale. Former Camp Happy site: proposed sale and rezoning. Review of Bill #20: to prohibit row housing in A commercial districts. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Henry Avenue and Rector Street; Verree Road and Ripley Street; area bounded by Conshohocken Avenue, Steinberg Avenue, Fairmount Park and a property line northeast of Windmere Avenue; Knights Road and Byberry Road; Castor Avenue and Faunce Street; area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Tremont Street, Revere Street, Dewees Street, and Winchester Avenue; Northeast Avenue and Grant Avenue; area bounded by Willow Grove Avenue, Stenton Avenue, Mermaid Lane and the northeasterly boundary of the Germantown and Chestnut Hill branch of the Reading Company; Monastery Avenue and Jannette Street; Jannette Street and Martin Street; area bounded by Monastery Avenue, Jannette Street, Green Lane and Henry Avenue. Reconsideration of proposed zoning ordinance amendments: School House Lane and Fox Street; area bounded by Stenton Avenue, Tulpehocken Street, Crittenden Street and Mayland Street. City property ordinance: 6438 Woodland Avenue, 6439 Saybrook Avenue for fire and police station. Street ordinances: Wister Street; Spruce Street; 6th Street and Allegheny Avenue; 24th Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Tulip Street, Hegerman Street; Houghton Street; 6th Street. City Plan changes: Valley Avenue, Livezey Street, Haly Street; Romain Street; Manatawna Avenue, Old Line Road; Venango Street; Holmesburg Avenue; Welsh Road, Pine Road, Radburn Road; Hilspach Street, Evans Street, Conwell Avenue; Jackson Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting. 

July 21, 1954
Personnel matters. Invitation to visit Riverview. Hospital Financing Study Committee: Planning Commission representative. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #361 (amended): Oxford Avenue and Levick Street. Street ordinances: Spruce Street; Rittehnouse Street; northeasterly channel line of the Frankford Creek, Roxborough Street; City Avenue, Monument Road. Proposed City Plan changes: 81st Street; Lynnewood Street; area bounded by Lauriston, Righter and Hermit Street and Fairmount Park. City Plan changes: Independence Mall, Randolph Street; 27th Street; Sartain Street, Jessup Street, Warnock Street, Alder Street, Delhi Street, Hutchinson Street; Casper Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting. 

August 4, 1954
Personnel matters. Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area Plan: project A, Unit 1A proposed revision. Moyamensing Avenue plans. Review of amended zoning ordinance (Bill #599, 1953): Nedro Avenue and Front Street. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Knights Road, Poquessing Creek and Byberry Road; Forrest Avenue and Johnson Street; area bounded by Tulpehocken Street, Mansfield Avenue, Washington Lane and a line 100 ft southwest of Mansfield Avenue; Wakeling and Worth Streets. Proposed City Plan changes: Bingham Street; 21st Street; 72nd Street; Ardleigh Street. City Plan change: Godfrey Avenue. Proposed amendments to the 1954 Capital Budget. Next meetings of the City Planning Commission.

August 18, 1954
Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Tremont Street, Revere Street, Dewees Street, and Winchester Avenue; area bounded by Welsh Road, Axe Factory Road, a line south of Axe Factory Road, Pennypack Park, and a line 2,000 ft southeast of Roosevelt Boulevard; area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Pennypack Park, and a line 100 ft northeast of Tustin Street. Personnel matters. Certification: re District Health Center #6. Proposed acquisition of branch library sites: West Oak Lane section of the City: Ogontz Avenue and 74th Avenue; Wadsworth Street and Michener Street. Proposal for erection of signs: Roosevelt Boulevard. Proposed leases of Northeast Airport frontage on Roosevelt Boulevard. Board of Public Education proposed purchase of land at Bustleton Avenue and verree Road. Proposal of extension of the boundaries of the cemetery of St. Dominic's Roman Catholic Church (Bill #433, 1954). Reconsideration of Bill #226: Place Leonard Street on the City Plan. Reconsideration of Bill #197: zoning change at Holme Avenue and Welsh Road. Reconsideration of Bill #219: zoning change at Wyoming Avenue and Castor Avenue. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Bergen Street, Loretto Avenue and Fox Chase Road; Elgin Avenue and Cottman Avenue; Cottman Avenue and Loretto Avenue; Roosevelt Boulevard and Unruh Avenue; Harbison Avenue and Battersby Street; Verree Road and Ripley Street; Princeton Avenue and Tabor Road; Wingohocking and Palethorp Streets; O street and Bristol Street, O Street and Hunting Park Avenue; area bounded by Porter Street, 22nd Street, Shunk Street and 23rd Street; 66th Street and Girard Avenue; Haverford Avenue and 65th Street, Atwood Road and 65th Street; Lehigh Avenue and Mascher Street; area bounded by Knights Road, Gordon's Mill Road, the County Line and a line north of Byberry Road; area bounded by Dimarco Drive, Deerpath Lane and Poquessing Creek Drive; area bounded by Red Lion Road, Verree Road, a line parallel with and 100 ft northeast of Sanford Street, and a line parallel with and 100 ft northwest of Jeanes Street. Jamison Avenue, Bonner Street; Cherokee Street; Stenton Avenue; 65th Avenue, 3rd Street, Chelten Avenue, 5th Street; Hoffnagle Street, Bustleton Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: Tabor Avenue; Torresdale Avenue; 57th Street, Paschall Avenue. City Plan changes: area bounded by Belfield Avenue, Ruscomb Street and Gratz Street; traffic islands at Castor Avenue and Bustleton Avenue; Rhawn Street, Tabor Avenue, Ripley Street; 53rd Street; Delaware Avenue; Opal Street; Independence Mall, Randolph Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

September 8, 1954
Executive Director's Report. Personnel matter. Philadelphia Population and Housing map series #2, part B. Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area Plan, project A, unit #4. Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area Plan, project A, unit #6. Henry Avenue: Street Department plans. Plans for 24th Street, north of Vine Street, extension to Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Zoning ordinances: area bounded by 70th Avenue, Broad Street, 71st Avenue and 15th Street. Reconsideration of zoning ordinances: Holme Avenue and Welsh Road; Wyoming Avenue and Castor Avenue; area bounded by Haldeman Avenue, Red Lion Road, Roosevelt Boulevard, Conwell Avenue, President Street and Clark Street. City property ordinance: Kensington and Castor Avenues for a fire station. City Plan changes: Cooper Street; Minatola Road; Flamingo Street, Oriole Street; Lynnewood Road. 

September 22, 1954
Personnel matters. Proposed amendment-contract #1653 (948): Oscar Stonorov re installation of Better Philadelphia Exhibition in Commercial Museum. Mill Creek Redevelopment Area Plan. Vare Avenue-Passyunk Avenue-26th Street Plan. Aramingo-Harbison Avenue plans. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: area bounded by Welsh Road, Donaldson Street, Carwithian Street and Dewees Avenue. Reconsideration of Bill #341: rezoning area bounded by Haldeman Avenue, Red Lion Road, Roosevelt Boulevard, Conwell Avenue, President Street and Clark Street. City property ordinances: Germantown Poorhouse property at Rittenhouse Street and Pulaski Avenue; Philadelphia Belt Line and Water Department agreement. Street ordinance: Grant Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: Venango Street, H Street; 70th Avenue; Norwood Avenue. City Plan changes: construction of an interceptor sewer at Poquessing Creek from Byberry Road to Dunks Ferry Road; Uber Street; Endicott Street, Milford Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting. 

October 6, 1954
Executive Director's Report. Subdivision plat: Knights Road and Byberry Road. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Castor Avenue and Solly Avenue; area bounded by Stenton Avenue, Murdoch Road, Mansfield Avenue and Woodbrook Lane. City property ordinances: Hog Island tract; Bustleton Avenue and Bowler Street for a fire station and other municipal purposes; Chelten Avenue and Lena Street for a health center; 130 Stafford Street for a health center; Convent Avenue and Holme Avenue; area bounded by Swanson Street, Delaware River, Bridge #2, Delaware Avenue and Pattison Avenue. Street ordinances: Algon Avenue; Frankford Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: Porter Street; 19th Street; Blue Bell Terrace; Leon Street, Hess Street; Page Street, Dillman Street; Logan Street.City Plan changes: northeasterly channel of Frankford Creek, Roxbourgh Street; Leonard Street; Tudor Street; Winston Road; Fullmore Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting. 

October 20, 1954

Personnel matters. Contract with Lawrence Williams for photographic services. Independence Mall plans for second block, Market Street to Commerce Street. Delaware Expressway: report of Subcommittee on Expressway Financing. PCPC public information bulletin #3E: Relationship of Price and Assessed Value of Real Estate Sold in Philadelphia, 1943-1953. Person/Trips to the Central City study. Preliminary plat for subdivision at Solly Street, Strahle Street, Bustleton Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard. Deed restriction re Bill # 449 (1954) and Bill #481 (1954): area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Tremont Street, Revere Street, Dewees Street and Winchester Avenue; area bounded by Welsh Road, Axe Factory Road, a line south of Axe Factory Road, Pennypack Park, and a line 2,000 ft southeast of Roosevelt Boulevard. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Retta Street and Osborn Street; Blakiston Street and Torresdale Avenue; Thompson Street and Eddington Street; Lehigh Avenue and Mascher Street; Willits Road and Ashton Road; area bounded by New Hope Street, 29th Street and Mifflin Street; Elmwood Avenue and 57th Street. City property ordinances: Chelten Avenue and Lena Street for a health center; 130 Stafford Street for a health center; Wadsworth Street and Michener Street for a Free Library branch; 74th Avenue and Ogontz Avenue for a Free Library branch. Street ordinances: Elsinore Street; Hartranft Street, Geary Street, a new service road along the southeasterly side of Penrose Avenue at Pattison Avenue, 22nd Street; traffic interchange at 26th Street, Vare Avenue and Passyunk Avenue. Proposed City Plan change: Pennypacker Street. City Plan change: Clearfield Street. Next City Planning Commission meeting.

November 3, 1954
Executive Director's Report. Technical Advisory Committee on Health Facilities: membership. Blucher Report on operations of the City Planning Commission. Eastwick Plan. Preliminary plat for subdivision at Solly Street, Strahle Street, Bustleton Avenue, and Roosevelt Boulevard. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Monastery Avenue and Houghton Street; Rising Sun Avenue and Adams Avenue; Wadsworth Avenue and Michener Avenue; establish a new zoning district AA Residential. Physical Development Plan ordinance re railroad bridge at Aramingo Avenue over the Frankford Creek. Street ordinances: Blue Grass Road; a bridge across Filbert Street between 8th and 9th Streets; Parkside Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: Northwood Avenue, Stroud Street, Ravine Avenue; Wallens Street. City Plan changes: area bounded by Wissahickon Avenue, Clyde Lane, Skye Drive, drainage right-of-way, the lines of Fairmount Park, and Cathedral Road; Rittenhouse Street; Holmesburg Avenue, Delaware Avenue; Woolston Avenue. Next Planning Commission meeting. 

November 17, 1954
Executive Director's Report. Personnel matter. Certification of Pattison Avenue East area for redevelopment. 1955-1960 Capital Program amendments proposed to be made by Council. Site for Health Center District #1, Southwest corner of Broad and Pine Streets. Proposed public housing sites: Hoffman, Fitzwater, Oxford Village II. Transfer of Bath House at 1206-10 N 11th Street from Recreation Department to Redevelopment Authority. Proposed library site: West Oak Lane. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: I Street and Atlantic Street, H Street and Atlantic Street; Macalester Avenue and Cayuga Street; School House Lane and Fox Street; Chew Avenue and Cliveden Street. City property ordinance: John Johnson Art Colletction exhibition and sale of 510 S Broad Street. Street ordinance: Bustleton Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: 15th Street; Sydney Street, Durham Street, Gilbert Street, Rugby Street. City Plan changes: Shelborne Street; Barnett Street, Elbridge Street. Special City Planning Commission meeting.

December 1, 1954
Proposed rezoning of North Philadelphia Airport. Proposed site for new potter's field. Preliminary plat of subdivision at Conshohocken Avenue, Fairmount Park, and Steinberg Avenue. Reconsideration of proposed zoning change at westerly corner of Castor Avenue and Solly Avenue. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Griffith Street and Rising Sun Avenue; Tustin Street and Bustleton Avenue; Millwood Road and Bloomfield Avenue, Alicia Street and Millwood Road, area bounded by Millwood Road, Alicia Street, Marchman Road, and Ferndale Street, Ferndale Street and Millwood Road, Bloomfield Avenue and Millwood Road; Bustleton Avenue and Tomlinson Road; area bounded by Woodhaven Road, Thornton Road, Byberry Road and Medford Road; 20th and Hartranft Streets; Ridge Avenue and Paoli Avenue; define the word "building". Redevelopment ordinance and resolutions: North Triangle Redevelopment Area. Proposed City Plan changes: Blue Bell Terrace; Fairfield Stret, Hoffnagle Street, Strahle Street; Cresswell Street. City Plan changes: 6th Street; 65th Avenue, 3rd Street, Chelten Avenue, 5th Street; area bounded by Orthodox Street, Orthodox Street extended, Pierhead line of the Delaware River, the former line of Juniata Street, the former line of Balfour Street, Adams Avenue, the former line of Bath Street, and Bath Street. Consideration of proposed Fitzwater public housing site. Next City Planning Commission meeting. 

December 15, 1954
Executive Director's Report: annual Christmas party; motion picture viewing of "Urban Renewal". Personnel. East Poplar Redevelopment Area: block bounded by 8th, 9th, Green and Brandywine Streets. Rezoning of North Philadelphia Airport. Proposed site for a police station in the vicinity of Bustleton Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard. Request for consideration of the elimination of Far Northeast as a Frame District. Reconsideration of Bill #447: zoning change for Harbison Avenue and Battersby Street. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Leonard Street and Loney Street; 29th Street and Snyder Avenue; Willits Road and Ashton Road; 81st Street and Essington Avenue. City property ordinance: certain premises lying within the bed of Washington Lane. Transit ordinance: Consent to PTC to relocate track in connection with development of Packer Avenue-Gloucester New Jersey Bridge. Street ordinances: Aramingo Avenue, Harbison Avenue, Bridge Street, Torresdale Avenue, Eadom Street; Keystone Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Garland Street; Shelmire Avenue; Clarion Street. City Plan changes: area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Pennypack Park, and Tustin Avenue; Chesworth Road, Medway Road, Woodfern Road, Glenn Street; Guyer Avenue; Summerdale Avenue. Next City Planning Commission meeting.


1953

January 7, 1953
PCPC staff work week. PCPC staff personnel nominations. PCPC additional staff position. Proposed public housing site: Whitehall P.H.A. site  no 292. Proposed zoning change-preliminary review: Valley, Tackawanna, Foulkrod and Fillmore streets. Proposed 69th Street by-pass. PTC terminal facilities progress report. Independence Mall progress report. East Poplar Redevelopment Area #3 report. Rittenhouse-Germantown Redevelopment Area. Proposed state legislation: recommendations to the Mayor. Criteria for admission of items to Capital Budget and Capital Program. Zoning ordinance amendments: Queen Lane and Pulaski Avenue; Cliveden Street and Ardleigh Street; Germantown Avenue and Moreland Avenue. Street ordinances: Cresson Street; Avon Road, Gorman Road, Kentwood Street; approaches to the Philadelphia-Camden Bridge. Proposed City Plan changes: Millick Street; area bounded by Montour Street, Algon Avenue, Tyson Avenue and St. Vincent Street; area bounded by Shawmont Avenue, Henry Avenue, Wise's Mill Road and Wigard Avenue; Solly Avenue.

January 21, 1953
Criteria for admission of items to Capital Budget and Capital Program. Project status reports by the Executive Director: Proposed Wister housing site; Temple University expansion plans; Eastwick Area. Proposed public housing site: Whitehall P.H.A. site  no 292 extension. Proposed new zoning ordinance amendments: off-street loading space; new residential zoning categories H-1, H-2 and H-3; Trenton Avenue and Berges Street. Street ordinances: Pennway Street; Commerce Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Solly Avenue, Tabor Avenue; intersection of Roumfort Road and Crest Park Road. Proposed 69th Street by-pass: proposed state legislation. Schuylkill Expressway: proposed alternate location. Whitaker Avenue bridge over Tacony Creek. PTC parking facility - Bridge Street & Bustleton Avenue. 

February 4, 1953
Federally-aided low-rent housing project sites: North Allen; Harrison. Placing Torresdale Park on the City Plan. Zoning ordinance amendments: Cottman Avenue and Algon Avenue; Castor Avenue and Bleigh Avenue; Bustleton Avenue and Tustin Avenue; Ogontz Avenue 111 ft northwest of 79th Avenue; Brandywine Street and Douglass Street; Packer Avenue and 13th Street.  City property ordinances: accept an offer of 8.2 acres in the 22nd Ward for a public park; accept an offer of 57.3 acres in the 21st and 22nd wards for a public park; acquire two acres at Wissahickon Drive and Northwestern Avenue for public park space. Street ordinances: Stevens Road; Curin Street; Woodhaven Road. Proposed City Plan changes: area bounded by Shawmont Avenue, Henry Avenue, Wise's Mill Road and Wigard Avenue; Howell Street; Bringhurst Street; area bounded by Haines, Sprague and Boyer Streets and Walnut Lane; area bounded by Willets Road and Holme Avenue near Convent Avenue. Row House study. 

February 18, 1953
Minutes from meeting of February 4, 1953. Executive Director's report: Public hearing re proposed C-1 residential zoning classification; Temple University expansion plans. Revised plans for southern end of Northeast Avenue. Revised plans for Roosevelt Blvd north of Pennypack Circle. Off-street loading space-proposed ordinance amendment: report of experience in other cities. Proposed City acquisition of Philadelphia Electric Company property at 26th and Pine Streets. Development of recreation facilities in Morris Park and Cobbs Creek Park by Commissioners of Fairmount Park. Zoning ordinance amendments: Brandywine Street and Douglass Street; Devereaux Avenue and Torresdale Avenue; Pennypack Park and Lexington Avenue. Street ordinances: Roosevelt Boulevard; Gale Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Leon Street; area bounded by Teesdale Street, Glendale Avenue, Summerdale Avenue, Faunce Street and Algon Street. Subdivision street plan: Willits Road and Holme Avenue. Row House study.

February 24, 1953
Rittenhouse-Germantown Redevelopment Area. Revised proposed Penn Center development. Delaware Expressway financing. Land acquisition: vicinity of International Airport. C-1 Residential zoning ordinance. Next Planning Commission meeting.

March 4, 1953
Executive Director's report. Building controls in areas adjacent to Independence National Historical Park and Independence (State) Mall projects. East Poplar Redevelopment Area: conveyance of existing swimming pool. Proposed contract for second phase: plans for construction of Independence Mall. Industrial zoning request: Hunting Park Avenue, 2nd and Front Street. Land acquisition proposed, vicinity of International Airport. Willits Avenue and Holme Avenue zoning-subdivision tract. Zoning ordinance amendments: Bustleton Avenue and Gifford Avenue; Cottman Avenue and Large Street; Longshore Avenue and Algon Avenue; Castor Avenue and Stirling Street; Hunting Park Avenue and Elsinore Street; Luzerne Street and K Street. Street ordinance: Pollock Street, Marvine Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Stanwood Street; Barlow Street, Lorraine Street; unnamed street off of Front Street near 64th Avenue; area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Linden Street, Torresdale Avenue, Tolbut Street, Ditman Street and Carwithian Street. Campy Happy site. 

March 18, 1953
1952 PCPC Annual Report. Recommended zoning classification: Camp Happy site. Zoning ordinance amendments: Frankford Avenue 686 ft southwest of Academy Road; Harbison Avenue and Levick Street; Street ordinances: Moore Street; area bounded by Wallace, 7th, Green, 6th, Spring Garden, 8th and Green Streets and the Reading Company right-of-way; area bounded by 46th Street, Aspen Street, 44th Street and Fairmount Avenue; Clearfield Street; Kennedy Street; Gillespie Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Memphis Street; Sharpnack Street; area bounded by Fairmount Park, Cathedral Road, Wissahickon Avenue and Clyde Lane; Romain Street; Marsden Street; Ripley Street, Griffith Street, Dorcas Street; Henry Avenue-Ridge Avenue intersection. Capital Budget amendment RE International Airport. Stenton Avenue and Walnut Lane-lease (Awbury Arboretum).

April 1, 1953
Testimonial to Edward Hopkinson, Jr. Commission minutes. Executive Director's Report. 1953 Capital Budget amendment for land condemnation: North Philadelphia Airport. Independence Mall adjacent areas: building controls - zoning. Zoning ordinance amendments: Castor Avenue and Bleigh Avenue; Holme Avenue 260 ft southeast of Holme Circle; Stenton Avenue and Beverly Road. Street ordinances: Ripley Street; Mount Airy Avenue, Woolston Avenue; Ludlow Street. Proposed City Plan: 16th Street; Wendover Street; Goodnaw Street; Lawrence Street; Oak Lane Road. Vare Avenue: 34th Street and 26th Street approaches. Pier No. 70 (Susquehanna Avenue) disposal. Public Buildings Commission. 

April 15, 1953
Minutes of April 1, 1953 correction. Special Commission meeting. Amendments to the Capital Program and Capital Budget: Youth Study Center; Purchase of property at Ridge Avenue and Wissahickon Drive. Proposed sale of tract: Schuylkill River at Penrose Avenue. Better Philadelphia Exhibition. International Airport program revision. Henry Avenue: review of plans. Metropolitan (Osteopathic) Hospital. East Poplar Area zoning. Row House study. Zoning ordinance amendments: Stenton Avenue and Gratz Street; area bounded by New Hope Street, 29th Street and Mifflin Street. City property ordinances: buy land bounded by Friendship Street, Pennway Street, Algon Avenue and a driveway in rear of Tyson Avenue for a park and playground; grant an easement over property at Market Street and Powelton Avenue to Socony-Vacuum Oil Company. Transit ordinance: Granting permission to PTC to install additional track in 33rd Street between Woodland Avenue and Walnut Street. Street ordinance: Upland Street. City Plan changes: Pennypacker Avenue; Linden Avenue; Eastwick Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: area bounded by Algon Avenue, Tyson Avenue, St. Vincent Street and proposed Northeast Avenue. 

April 29, 1953
City property - proposed exchanges and sales: Boyer Street and Pleasant Street; Romona Street, H Street and I Street. Planning Advisory and Zoning Service: American Society of Planning Officials. Zoning ordinance amendments: Tyson, Oxford and Tabor Avenues; Oregon Avenue and Galloway Street; area bounded by Front Street, 2nd Street, 65th Avenue and Laveer Street. Center City Plan and Public Buildings Commission report. Youth Study Center. Henry Avenue. Zoning ordinance amendments: area bounded by Poquessing Avenue, Hoffnagle Street, Fairfield Street, Holme Avenue and Pennypack Circle; area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Pennypack Circle, Solly Avenue, Bradford Street and Hoffnagle Street; westerly corner of Roosevelt Boulevard and Solly Avenue at Pennypack Circle; Elgin Avenue and Castor Avenue; Cottman Avenue and Elgin Avenue; Johnson Street and Wayne Avenue; City Avenue and Bryn Mawr Avenue; add a new subsection to General Industrial District to permit mixing and blending of paving materials. Proposed City Plan change: area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Welsh Road, Pennypack Park and new southerly alignment of Dewees Street. 

May 6, 1953
Executive Direct's Report: Independence Mall progress report; control of monuments in Independence Mall. Census of business. Proposed public housing sites: North Allen; Harrison; Northeast Village; Roxborough - Ripka; Roxborough - Domino Lane; Roxborough - Ridge Avenue. Proposed land acquisition: Tabor Road and Tacony Creek. Henry Avenue. Zoning ordinance amendments: add a new subsection to General Industrial District to permit mixing and blending of paving materials. Street ordinances: 6th Street; Haley Street; Godfrey Avenue; Sherman Street. City Plan changes: additions to Fairmount Park; a portion of the City Plan lying northeast of Byberry Road and northwest of Dunks Ferry Road; Lemonte Street; Princeton Avenue, Lawndale Street; Commerce Street; area bounded by Byberry Road, property line northwest of Medford Road, Woodhaven Road and Thornton Road; Friendship Street, Brighton Street; Adams Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Welsh Road, Pennypack Park, and new southerly alignment of of Dewees Street; Swanson Street; area bounded by Harmon Road, Silverwood Street, Manti Street and Glen Avenue; intersection of Castor Avenue and Bustleton Avenue; area south of Holme Avenue between Pennsylvania Railroad and Pennypack Park. 

May 20, 1953
PCPC staff personnel. Technical Advisory Committee on Zoning: appointment. 11th Street and Nedro Avenue: proposed PTC parking facility and subway extension. 1954-1959 Capital Program procedure. Pennypack Creek: small boat harbor. Delaware River bridge approaches: South Philadelphia. Delaware Expressway financing. North Philadelphia Airport: additional land needed. Proposed public housing sites: Ripka; Domino Lane; Ridge; Northeast Village. Roosevelt Boulevard. Woodhaven Road. Northeast Avenue. Proposed sale of City-owned property: vicinity of Callowhill Street, Carlton Street, and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Zoning ordinance amendments: area bounded by Castor Avenue, Napfle Avenue and Glendale Avenue; southwest side of Cottman Avenue 255 ft northwest of Summerdale Avenue; 34th Street and Spring Garden Street. City property ordinances: 333 Queen Lane; certain premises in the East Poplar Redevelopment Area. City Plan change: Delaware Avenue; Dickens Street. 

June 3, 1953
Zoning ordinance amendments: amusement parks; southeast side of Roosevelt Boulevard 177 ft southwest of St. Vincent Street; Brous Street and St. Vincent Street; area bounded by Harbison Avenue, Benner Street, Erdrick Street and Higbee Street; B Street and Clarkson Avenue; Hoffnagle Street and Castor Avenue; Knox Street and Coulter Street; Greene Street and Coulter Street; Gilbert Street and Mt. Airy Avenue, block bounded by Mt. Airy Avenue, Rugby Street, Easton Road and Gilbert Street, Rugby Street and Mt. Airy Avenue; block bounded Pacific Street, Janney Street, Venango Street and Witte Street; Luzerne Street and Bennington Street; Conshohocken Avenue and Belmont Avenue. City property ordinances: purchase by PGW of land at Castor and Bustleton Avenues; Parkside and Belmont Avenues. Street ordinances: Bustleton Avenue; 30th Street; Deerpath Lane, Poquessing Creek Drive. Schuylkill Expressway. Proposed sale of  Germantown Poorhouse site: changes in minutes of PCPC meeting April 29, 1953. Executive Director's Report: resignation of O.M. Fanning, Chief, Division of Land Planning. Parking Authority - working capital. Schuylkill Expressway route: letter 5-19-53 from Commissioners of Fairmount Park. 

June 24, 1953
Executive Director's report. PCPC staff personnel nomination. Reconsideration of proposed zoning ordinance amendments: Frankford Avenue near Academy Road; Johnston Street and Wayne Avenue. Approaches to new Delaware River bridge. Contract with Lawrence Williams for photographic services. Sheraton Hotel. Contract terminations: Henry Klaber; Maxine Woolston. Item proposed for inclusion in Capital Program: provision for express tracks in Broad Street Subway - Girard Avenue to Erie Avenue. Proposed sale of City property: 808 Morris Street. Penn Center development street widening. Zoning ordinance amendments: block bounded by Hegerman Street, Hellerman Street, Edmund Street and Levick Street; Comly Street and Saul Street; Cottman Avenue and Tulip Street; southwest side of Welsh Road 590 ft northwest of Grant Avenue, Gregg Street and Krewstown Road, Grant Avenue and Surrey Road, Rising Sun Avenue and Surrey Road, Alton Street and Surrey Road, Plane Road and Rising Sun Avenue, Trout Road and Bingham Street, Rising Sun Avenue and Grant Avenue, Trout Road and Rising Sun Avenue; north side of Wyoming Avenue 176 ft east of 3rd Street; Johnson Street and Ardleigh Street; Greene Street and Haines Street; Cobbs Creek Parkway and Greenway Avenue; area bounded by Chew Avenue, Marvine Street and 11th Street; 83rd Street and Buist Avenue; amend the text of the Zoning Ordinance by extending the provisions to include requirements for off-street loading spaces. City property ordinance: a track across 49th Street and in and along Botanic Avenue. Street ordinances: Godfrey Avenue; Cottage Street. Street plans: Ludlow Street; Avon Road, Gorman Street, Kentwood Street; area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Tolbut Street, Torresdale Avenue and Magargee Street; Fairfield Street, Convent Avenue, Wesleyan Road, Tremont Street. Proposed City Plan changes: intersection of Whitacker Avenue and Luzerne Street; 59th Street; Memphis Street; Leary Street, St. Marks Street; Outlook Street; Josephine Street; area east of Knights Road and Mechanicsville Road. Preservation of Tinicum Marshes: wildlife sanctuary. Northeast Avenue. Next Planning Commission meeting. 

July 8, 1953
Philadelphia Historic Buildings Committee: Planning Commission representation. Contract amendment: Oscar Stonorov for permanent Better Philadelphia Exhibition space. Proposed public housing sites: Castor; Oxford Village II; Whitehall. Reconsideration of proposed zoning ordinance amendments: permit mixing and blending of paving materials in the General Industrial classification; 34th Street and Spring Garden Street; area bounded by Upsal Street, Ardleigh Street, Cliveden Street, and a line parallel with and 130 ft southwest of Matthews Street. Street ordinances: Godfrey Avenue; Howell Street; Point Breeze Avenue; Leithgow Street, Harlan Street; Boyer Street; Evarts Street, Frontenac Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Oakley Street; area east of Knights and Mechanicsville Roads; Garnet Street; area by by Front Street, Cheltenham Avenue, Crescentville Road, and Godfrey Avenue; intersection of Whitaker Avenue and Luzerne Street; Mt. Airy Avenue, Lowber Street; Belgrade Street; Nevada Street. 11th and Nedro Avenue: proposed PTC parking facility and subway extension.  

July 22, 1953
Executive Director's Report: Committee on Subdivision Regulations; Departmental budget conferences. PCPC staff personnel nominations. Committee for Consideration of Zoning Consultant Selection. Proposed contract for parking study related to Penn Center Plan. 1954 PCPC Operating Budget request. Plans for Pennsylvania Boulevard. Preservation of Tinicum Marshes-wildlife sanctuary. West Poplar Redevelopment Area. Addiition to Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area. Proposed sale of City-owned property: Leverington Street west of Ridge Avenue. Zoning ordinance amendments: Frankford Avenue and Grant Road; area bounded by Academy Road, Red Lion Road, a line 800 ft northwest of Frankford Avenue, a line northeast of Grant Avenue and a line northeast of Avalon Street. Department of Recreation: Robin Hood Dell appropriation request. Reconsideration of zoning ordinance amendment: Frankford Avenue near Academy Road. Zoning ordinance amendments: Brill Street and Summerdale Avenue; Castor Avenue and Borbeck Avenue; block bounded by Stenton Avenue, Tulpehocken Street and Mansfield Avenue; Luzerne Street and K Street. City Plan changes: Horter Place; Perth Street, Franklin Street, Beulah Street, Marshall Street, Brandywine Street. Gillespie Street; 45th Street, Lex Street; addition to Fairmount Park; Cresson Street; Newkirk Street, Berks Street; area bounded by Bingham Street, Rhawn Street, Tabor Avenue, New York Short Line Railroad, the lines of Chandler Street produced and Chandler Street; 76th Street. Proposed City Plan changes: American Street; Delhi Street; Stanwood Street; Jackson Street; Rosella Street; Champlost Avenue; Percy Street, 9th Street; Nevada Street; Belgrade Street, Bristol Street; area bounded by Girard Avenue, Broad Street, Spring Garden Street and 9th Street. Capital Program and Budget ordinances. Project recommendations related to debt limitation per memo of Managing Director Sawyer, July 22, 1953. Next Planning Commission meeting. 

August 5, 1953
Executive Director's Report: Morrell Tract; City's liability upon confirmation and/or striking of streets. Proposed sale of Germantown Poorhouse site. Public information bulletin No. 3-D: Relationship of Price and Assessed Value of Real Estate Sold in Philadelphia, 1943-1952. Proposed contract with Francis Dodd McHugh Associates for zoning services. Street ordinance: 41st Street, Woodbine Avenue. City Plan changes: area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Wigard Avenue, Henry Avenue, proposed Livezey Street; C Street, Cayuga Street; Princeton Avenue, Brighton Street, Friendship Street, Dorcas Street; 64th Avenue, Colonial Street, a drainage right-of-way; Hartwell Lane; Memphis Street. Proposed amendment to 1953 Capital Budget re acquisition of library sites in West Oak Lane. 1954 Capital Budget/1954-1959 Capital Program. County prisons. Next Planning Commission meeting. 

August 19, 1953
PCPC staff personnel nominations and appointments. Independence Mall proposed plan revision. Zoning ordinance amendment: area bounded by Avalon Street, Outlook Street, Glen Street, and a line parallel with and 58 ft northwest of Outlook Street; F Street and Tabor Road; area bounded by Cottman Avenue, Horrocks Street, Bleigh Avenue, and Bustleton Avenue; area bounded by Cottman Avenue, Bustleton Avenue, Bleigh Avenue and Calvert Street; Lawrence Street and Reno Street; area bounded by Holme Avenue, Willits Road, Exeter Road, Fordham Road and Academy Road; area bounded by Chew Avenue, Tulpehocken Street, and Chestnut Hill Railroad; Parkside Avenue and Belmont Avenue; area bounded by Cottman Avenue, Roosevelt Boulevard, St. Vincent Street, and Calvert Street; Grant Avenue and Academy Road; 21st Street and 72nd Avenue. City property ordinance: 5th Street and Thompson Street. Street ordinances: Lawnton Street, Shalkop Street; Courtland Street. City Plan changes: Palmetto Street, Elsinore Street; Upland Street; Lukens Street; area bounded by 75th Street, Este Avenue, 76th Street, Dickens Avenue, 77th Street, Elmwood Avenue, and Cobbs Creek. Proposed City Plan changes: Juniata Street, Edgemont Street; area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Tomlinson Road, Northeast Avenue, the proposed Reading Railroad spur; Cedar Street; area bounded by Ferndale Street, Griffith Street, Verree Road and Rhawn Street. Executive Director's Report: Ordinance creating zoning classifications H-1, H-2 and H-3; East Poplar revision of zoning ordinance; Resolution approving East Poplar Redevelopment Area Plan. Reconsideration of zoning bill #328: Luzerne Street and Bennington Street. 1954 Capital Budget/1954-1959 Capital Program. Plan for revision of 22nd Street from Arch Street to Green Street. 

September 9, 1953
Sponsorship of 1954 Annual Meeting , American Society of Planning Officials. PCPC staff personnel nominations and appointments. Hearing on proposed transportation program. Public information bulletin 6A: The Population of Philadelphia and its Metropolitan Area. Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area project A, unit 3. Amendment to 1953 Capital Budget and 1953-1958 Capital Program: transfer of funds to Piccoli Playground. Reconsideration of proposed zoning ordinance amendments: 21st Street and 72nd Avenue; Luzerne Street and K Street. Zoning ordinance amendments: area bounded by northwest side of Bustleton Avenue, lines southwest of Tustin Avenue, northwest side of Summerdale Avenue, northeast side of Fox Chase Road, lines southeast of Algon Avenue, line northeast of Carwithian Street; Bustleton Avenue 712 ft southwest of Tomlinson Road. City property ordinances: a tract of 2.8 acres in the 22nd ward; a tract of 168 acres in the 40th ward. Capital Budget and Program ordinances. Redevelopment Area resolution: West Poplar Redevelopment Area Plan approval. Street ordinances: 9th Street; Byberry Road; Bustleton Avenue; Sharpnack Street. City Plan change: Ripley Street, Griffith Street, Dorcas Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Westmoreland Street, Wensley Street; area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Bleigh Street, Calvert Street and Cottman Avenue; area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Whitten Street, President Street and Conwell Avenue; Revere Street; Blue Grass Road; Butler Street; area bounded by Columbia Avenue, Reading Railroad, Master Street, 11th Street; area bounded by Harper Street, Percy Street, Poplar Street and 12th Street; area bounded by Master Street, Percy Street, Thompson Street, and Hutchinson Street, Girard Avenue, 12th Street, Stiles Street, Jessup Street, Thompson Street and 11th Street; Banes Street. 

September 16, 1953
1954 Capital Budget and 1954-1959 Capital Program. Proposed amendment to 1953 Capital Budget and 1953-1958 Capital Program re increase for incinerator projects. Next Planning Commission meeting.

September 23, 1953

Reconsideration of Zoning Bill No. 395: area bounded by Upsal Street, Ardleigh Street, Cliveden Street and a line parallel with and 130 ft southwest of Matthews Street. Zoning ordinance amendment: Front Street and Olney Avenue. City property ordinance: relocation of Tacony Creek. Street ordinances: Easton Road; South College Avenue, Poplar Street, West College Avenue; Garnet Street. City Plan change: Ripley Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Endicott Street; Greenway Street. Petty cash fund. Authorization for additional personnel services, Louis Kahn: Mill Creek Redevelopment Area Plan. Independence Mall tree planting. Proposed widening of 15th and 16th Streets, and Pennsylvania Boulevard, and opening of Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

October 7, 1953
Executive Director's Report: Off-street loading proposed zoning ordinance amendment; H-1, H-2, and H-3 residential classification proposed zoning ordinance amendment. Review of PCPC 1954 Operating Budget request: Delaware Expressway-Madigan/Hyland studies; Completion of rezoning study. Building regulation revisions: Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Exchange of property at Wissahickon Park. Roosevelt Boulevard: revised plan for widening. Proposed zoning ordinance amendment: Roosevelt Boulevard and Welsh Road. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill No. 356: Cobbs Creek Parkway and Greenway Avenue. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill No. 387: 83rd Street and Buist Avenue. Zoning ordinance amendments: Greys Ferry Avenue and Napa Street; Erie Avenue and Elsinore Street; Front Street and Olney Avenue. Street ordinances: Elsinore Street; area bounded by Orthodox Street, Orthodox Street extended, Pierhead Line of the Delaware River, the former line of Juniata Street, the former line of Balfour Street, Adams Avenue, the former line of Bath Street, Bath Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Price Street; Lynnewood Road. City Plan changes: Goodnaw Street; 30th Street. 

October 21, 1953
Executive Director's Report: Proposed Health Center site District 6: 5th and Thompson Streets. PCPC staff personnel nominations and appointments. Technical Advisory Committee on Local Transportation: appointment. Building regulation revisions: Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Proposals for acquisition of property adjoining Tacony Creek Park: Tabor Road and F Street; Maple Lane and H Street. Roosevelt Boulevard: revised plan for widening. Independence Mall. Report of relocation of business firms displaced from Independence Mall area. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #395: area bounded by Upsal Street, Ardleigh Street, Cliveden Street, and a line parallel with and 130 ft southwest of Matthews Street. Zoning ordinance amendments: eliminate mixing and blending of paving materials from the General Industrial District, adding asphalt and paving material manufacturing and refining to the Least Restricted District; Castor Avenue and Napfle Avenue; Ridge Avenue and Walnut Lane, 5647 Ridge Avenue; Schoolhouse Lane and Morris Street; Nedro Avenue and Front Street; Castor Avenue and Unity Street. City property ordinance: tract bounded by Porter Street, Shunk Street, 21st Street and 22nd Street for Girard Park. Street ordinance: Megargee Street, Cottage Street, Placid Street. City Plan changes: Marsden Street; Longford Street, Holme Avenue; 41st Street, Woodbine Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: Watts Street; Wister Street; a street west of Pine Road south of the Pine Road and Welsh Road intersection; Aspen Street. 

November 4, 1953
Executive Director's Report: Zoning ordinance creating H-1, H-2 and H-3 residential classifications; zoning amendment for off-street loading requirements; public hearings on the 1954 Capital Budget and 1954-1959 Capital Program. PCPC staff personnel nomination and appointment. Technical Advisory Committee on Local Transportation: appointments. Proposed sale of City-owned property: 20th Street and Fitzwater Street. Zoning ordinance amendments: Comly Road and Thornton Road; area bounded by Thouron Avenue, Sydney Street, Woolston Avenue and Mt Airy Avenue; area bounded by Vare Avenue, Oakford Street, Spangler Street and Wharton Street; Essington Avenue and Island Avenue; area bounded by North Pennsylvania Railroad, Chelten Avenue, 10th Street, and the North Pennsylvania Railroad. Rezoning: east side of Roosevelt Boulevard south of Bustleton Branch of Pennsylvania Railroad. Roosevelt Boulevard revised plans for widening. Restudy of industrial area in the Northeast. Street ordinances: Megargee Street, Cottage Street, Placid Street; Martha Street; easement for the Commercial Museum. Proposed City Plan changes: Welsh Road; Holmesburg Avenue; area bounded by Haverford Avenue, Malvern Street, Morris Park and Lebanon Avenue; area bounded by Lauriston Street, Hermit Street and Fairmount Park. Next Planning Commission meeting. 

November 18, 1953
Delaware Expressway report by Madigan-Hyland. PCPC minutes November 4, 1953. PCPC staff personnel nominations and appointments. Eastwick Redevelopment Area: street plan. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #587: Ridge Avenue and Walnut Lane. Zoning ordinance amendments: Penrose Avenue and Penrose Ferry Road; Frankford Avenue and Hawthorne Street; eliminate mixing and blending of paving materials from the General Industrial District, adding asphalt and paving material manufacturing and refining to the Least Restricted District. Proposed City Plan changes: Delaware Avenue; Gowan Avenue. Penn Center report-Vincent Kling, consultant. Field inspection trip. 1954 Capital Budget and 1954-1959 Capital Program. Next Planning Commission meeting. 

December 16, 1953
Executive Director's Report: Schuylkill Expressway: Girard Avenue to University Avenue Bridge; Appointment of Housing Coordinator. Controller's Report on Examination of the Accounts and Records of the Planning Commission for year ending December 31, 1952. Pennsylvania Planning Association: proposed Commission membership. PCPC staff personnel nominations and appointments. Public housing sites-revised plans: North Allen; Harrison. Public information bulletin 6B: Housing in Philadelphia and its Metropolitan Area-General Characteristics and Trends. Delaware Expressway-second phase: economic feasibility study (Madigan-Hyland). Payment-first phase report, Madigan-Hyland: Delaware Expressway Economic Feasibility Study. 1953 Capital Budget and 1953-1958 Capital Budget amendments. Roosevelt Boulevard proposed widening. Proposed sale of City-owned property: n.e. corner intersection of Whiatker Avenue and Luzerne Street. Proposed zoning change: southerly corner of Rowland Avenue and Welsh Road. Reconsideration of Zoning Bill #464: westerly corner of Grant Avenue and Academy Road. Zoning ordinance amendments: area bounded by Blue Grass Road, Grant Avenue, Ashton Road, Willits Road and the northeast right-of-way of the Bustleton Branch of the Connecting Railway; area bounded by Welsh Road, Willits Road, Ashton Road, and Mower Street; area bounded by Whitaker Avenue, Friendship Street, Penway Street, and Brighton Street, Algon Avenue and Tyson Avenue; area bounded by Academy Road, Grant Avenue, Fordham Road, Fitler Street and Outlook Avenue; northeast side of Wyoming Avenue 120 ft northwest of Castor Avenue; southwest side of Foulkrod Street 180 ft northwest of Whitaker Avenue; Broad Street and Somerset Street; north side of Girard Avenue 225 ft west of 66th Street. Street ordinances: Pennway Street; Washington Lane; Stenton Avenue; Henry Avenue, Ridge Avenue; Wyneva Street; Ellicott Road, Rodman Road, Somerville Avenue. City Plan changes: Delaware Avenue; addition to Fairmount Park; Cuthbert Street; Sherman Street, Cresheim. Proposed City Plan change: area bounded by Welsh Road, Holme Avenue, Pennypack Park, and Dewees Street. Next Planning Commission meeting. 


1952

January 16, 1952 
Independence Mall. Rittenhouse development project. Better Philadelphia Exhibition. Penn Center plan. PCPC personnel requirements for 1952. PCPC space requirements for 1952: overall space study. Technical Advisory Committee on Recreation: recommendation; appointment. Wilson Park zoning change. Technical Advisory Committee on Zoning: recommendation. North Triangle Area: proposed tri-apartment units. Harrison housing project: preliminary site plan revision. North Allen housing project: preliminary site plan. Art Jury: apartment house development on Logan Circle. Redevelopment Area certifications: Lombard Area; Fairmount Area; North Central Area. Byberry public housing project site. Roosevelt Boulevard plans: Oxford Circle to Ninth Street. Technical Advisory Committee on Local Transportation and Central City Parking Subcommittee: appointment. Pennsylvania State Highway Department report RE Commission's plan for new Delaware River bridge approach highway. Technical Advisory Committee recommendations: Knights Road; Linden Avenue; Northeast Avenue. Delaware Expressway proposed route. Contract with Clarke & Rapuano. Contract with Architects Associated. Capital Program: proposed schedule to obtain departmental data. Commissioner of Streets attendance at PCPC meetings. Executive Session PCPC. 

February 1, 1952
Street plans and revisions: Pennway Street, addition to Tacony Creek Park; Rawle Street; Vandike Street, Edmund Street; C Street; Meridian Street; B Street; Bennington Street; Bayard Street; Ellicott Road, Rodman Street, Somerville Avenue; Springfield Avenue, intersection of Cobbs Creek Parkway and Springfield Avenue, intersection of Cobbs Creek Parkway and Edgewood Street; Stanwood Street, Fuller Street; Bingham Street, Chew Street, addition to Tacony Creek Park; 7th Street, Mingo Avenue; Farrington Road, 76th Street. Roosevelt Boulevard Plans: Oxford Circle to Ninth Street. Wilson Park zoning change. Proposed railroad spur crossing Northeast and Bustleton Avenues. Executive Session PCPC. 

February 13, 1952
Award from the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Change of PCPC meeting schedule. West Philadelphia Citizen's Planning Committee: report for long range use of Pennsylvania Hospital tract at 44th and Market Streets. Lombard Redevelopment project. Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area site plan. University Area site plan: proposed parking and commercial development at 33rd, 34th, Chestnut and Walnut Streets. East Poplar Area site plan. Traffic island development at Cottman and Frankford Avenue. Northeast Philadelphia coordinated system of recreation areas, playgrounds, play areas and school sites. Proposed shopping center district ordinance revision. Independence Mall proposed City Plan change. Technical Advisory Committees appointments: Health Facilities and Zoning. Publication of public information bulletin: "Population Peaks by Wards, Philadelphia, 1860-1950". Area designation changes: Forrest and Mt. Pleasant Avenue; area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Napfle Avenue, Roosevelt Boulevard and Cottman Street. Street plans and revisions: Napfle Avenue; City Plan #372, #393; Hellerman, Johnson, Butler, Roxborough, Sheridan, Gregg, Jackson, Juniper and McKean Streets. Roosevelt Boulevard Plans: Oxford Circle to Ninth Street.

February 21, 1952
Staff appointments.

March 12, 1952 Reorganizaton
Mayor's address to Commissioners. Election of a Commission Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Secretary.

March 12, 1952
Change of date in scheduled meetings. Election of an Executive Director. 1952 staff personnel nominations. Ordinance of appropriation transfer. Review of planning program. Contract with Franklin & Lindsay for City Plan changes for the Far Northeast. Extension of Northeast Avenue. Attendance invitation to Thomas Buckley. Zoning ordinance amendments; Frankford Avenue and Battersby Street; Frankford Avenue and Glenview Street; northeast corner of Cobbs Creek Parkway; northeast corner of 43rd Street and Chester Avenue; Coral Street and Castor Avenue; Red Lion Road and Bustleton Avenue; Cottman Avenue and Algon Street; 4729 Hawthorne Street; Jamestown Street and Henry Avenue; Audubon Avenue and Bustleton Avenue; Wynnefield Avenue and 52nd Street; 20th and Jefferson Streets; G Street and Ramona Avenue; Erie Avenue and Palmetto Street; Umbria Street and Paoli Avenue. Street ordinances: Sanger Street, Keystone Street; 74th Street. Street plans: Vellevue Street; Cooper Street; Lynford Street; Sepviva Street, Wheatsheaf Lane; Sanger Street, Keystone Street;  Juniper Street; Camac Street, Clarkson Avenue; 53rd Street; Montour Street; area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Haldeman Avenue, Red Lion Road, Roosevelt Boulevard and Bowler Street; area bounded by Napfle Avenue, Burholme Avenue, Shelmire Avenue,and Filmore Street; Commerce Street; a new Frankford Creek channel. Independence Mall: proposed reservoir. Proposed parking facilities; Bridge Street; Nedro Avenue; 69th Street. American Society of Planning Officials: invitation to hold annual meeting in Philadelphia in 1954. Proposed armory site: Stenton and Mansfield Avenues. Proposed railroad spur: Northeast and Bustleton Avenues. Policy on press attendance at Planning Commission meetings. 

April 2, 1952
Proposed zoning designation change from a residential district to an industrial district: Philmont & Bustleton, and Audubon & Bustleton Avenues. Commission reorganization meeting minutes. Resignation of Hans Blumenfeld. 1952 staff personnel nominations. PCPC personnel requirements for 1952. Delaware Expressway: placing of proposed route on the City Plan. Proposed incinerator sites in Northeast Philadelphia: Lardner's Point; Northeast Sewage Disposal site. Norris Housing project plan. Mill Creek public housing project. Proposed railroad spur crossing Northeast and Bustleton Avenues. Zoning ordinance amendments: Audubon Avenue and Bustleton Avenue; Rhawn Street and Verree Road; area bounded by Devereaux Street, Palmetto Street, McKinley Street and Lawndale Street; area bounded by Devereaux Street, Bingham Street, McKinley Street and Lawndale Street. area bounded by Ryan Avenue, Nesper Street, Brous Street and Sandyford Avenue; area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Magee Avenue, Revere Street, and Hellerman Street; southwest corner of G Street and Wyoming Avenue; northwesterly side of Trenton Avenue from Rush Street to Auburn Street; 5343 Magnolia Avenue; Philmont Avenue, City right-of-way, Reading Company right-of-way and a line 850 ft west of City right-of-way; Academy Road and Grant Avenue. Street striking from the City Plan: McKean Street. Rezoning of tract: area bounded by Cottman Avenue, Napfle Street, Roosevelt Boulevard and Bustleton Avenue. Proposed shopping center district ordinance revisions. Street plans and revisions: addition to Tacony Creek Park; City Plan #396; Frankford Creek improvement; Commerce Street; Waverly Street; Juniata Street, Salmon Street; Crestmont Avenue; City Plan #362. Street ordinances: Primrose Road; Faraday Street; McMichael Street, and Bristol Street; Yokum Street, Lloyd Street; City Plan #371; Eastwick Lane. Subdivision studies: Beck- southeast corner of Thornton and Byberry Roads; Feinstein- southeast corner of Holme and Welsh Roads; Solomon: Woodbine Avenue and Brentwood Street; Lowery: at the bend, west side of Knights Road, south of Byberry Road; Terry Street, Red Lion Road, Halderman Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard; Chipin: Willits and Welsh Roads; McCabe: east side of Bustelton Avenue at Tomlinson Road; J.T.Jackson: Algon Avenue and Tustin Street. Aramingo-Harbison highway improvement; Zoning Board of Adjustment letters of March 10, 1952: N.W. corner of Eastwick and 61st Street; Roosevelt Boulevard and Halderman Street; S.W. corner of Bustleton & Philmont Avenue to R.R. etc; Frankford Avenue near Magee Street. Capital Program: recommended procedure. Temple University expansion plan. Penn Center plan. Widening of 15th, 16th & 17th Streets through "Chinese Wall" tract. Placing the Vine Street extension on the City Plan. Schuylkill Expressway plans. Authorization for construction of a Northeast Philadelphia model. Public relations consultant contract with Al Paul Lefton Co. 

April 23, 1952
Redevelopment Authority Board. Tour of United States Steel Plant: Fairless Hills & Levittown developments. Penn Center plan. Minutes from April 2, 1952. Health Districts population map. 1952 staff personnel nominations. Staff organization amendment. Census Tract index to Philadelphia streets and house numbers. Metropolitan highway plan. Policy on press attendance at Planning Commission meetings. Capital Program status report. Review of recommendations of the Technical Advisory Committee on Recreation: 16th and Wolf Streets; 8th and 10th Streets north of Bigler Street; 10th Street west of Marvine street, Bigler Street south to railroad; North of Lombard Street, west of 26th Street; Palumbo Recreation Center, 9th and Bainbridge Street. 1952 Capital Budget proposed amendment: Department of Recreation. Capital Program: recommended procedure. Zoning ordinance amendments: southeasterly side of Bustleton Avenue, 917 ft southwest of Red Lion Road; Bustleton Avenue and Tomlinson Road; southerly corner of Bustleton Avenue and Harbison Avenue; southwest side of Devon Street, 148 ft southeast of Gowen Avenue; Oregon Avenue and 21st Street; southerly corner of Thouron Street and Sedgwick Street; southwest corner of 5th and Butler Streets. City property acquisition ordinance; 16th and Jackson Streets. Street plans: Carlisle Street; 2nd Street; City Plan #397. Street ordinances: Woodbine Terrace; Greymont, Gorman, Warnock and Alder Streets; Cheltenham Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes and subdivisions: Lexington Avenue at Holme Avenue; Millman Street; Knight Road; Thornton and Byberry Roads; Rugby and Gilbert Streets; area bounded by Hartel Street, Bleigh Street, State Road and the Delaware River; Merribrook Road. Policy RE release of zoning change recommendations. Proposed leasing of a portion of Cuthbert Street from 20th to 21st Streets and Arch to Cherry Streets. Delaware River crossing: proposed connections. Report on status of plans and construction: Schuylkill Expressway and Vine Street extension. Capital program: 1952 Capital budget amendment. 

April 29, 1952
Review the schedule of the City/State Highway Program. Emlen Street paving from Cresham Valley Drive, and Cresham Valley Drive from Emlen to Lincoln Drive. Zoning change: 53rd Street and Wynnefield Avenue.

May 5, 1952
Public housing program. Mayor's Master Traffic Committee. City/State Highway Program. 

May 7, 1952
1952 staff personnel nominations. Citizens' suggestions RE highways. Delaware River crossing relocation. Temple University expansion plan. Redevelopment Areas: East Poplar; Southwest Temple; University. Penn Center plan. Zoning changes: Bill #162- S.W. corner of 5th and Butler Streets; Bill #30- N.E. corner of 43rd Street and Chester Avenue. Zoning ordinance amendments: southerly corner of Thouron Street and Sedgwick Street; Comly Street and Bustleton Avenue; northerly corner of Ashton Road and Willits Road; area bounded by New Hope Street, 30th Street, Maiden Lane and Vare Avenue. Street ordinances: Chancellor and Lima Streets. Street plans: B Street; City Plan #363. City property acquisition ordinance: 6th and Jackson Streets. Proposed City Plan changes and subdivisions: a unnamed street from Cayuga Street to I Street; Brighton Street; a cul-de-sac at Anderson Street; Snyder Avenue; streets for a subdivision at Knights Road and Byberry Road; Bridle Road; an unnamed street from Glenwood Avenue to Newkirk Street; Newkirk and Berks Streets. Executive session: 1952 Capital Budget review. 

May 14, 1952
Roosevelt Boulevard extension through Fernhill Park. Pennsylvania Boulevard proposed plan revision at 23rd Street. Zoning change: Oregon Avenue, 19th to 21st Street. Contract with Herman Abrams for models. 1952 Capital Budget review. Executive session. 

May 21, 1952
"Preliminary Study of Zoning Report, 3-20-52" by McHugh and McCroskey. Technical Advisory Committee on Zoning: appointment. Technical Advisory Committee on Northeast Philadelphia: appointment. Technical Advisory Committee on Local Transportation: appointment. Technical Advisory Committee on Health Facilities: appointment. Technical Advisory Committee on Recreation recommendations: Wharton Square; Jefferson Square; Lombard and 26th Streets; 10th Street west of Marvine, Bigler south to railroad; vicinity of 66th Street and Chester Avenue. Downtown model: revisions to incorporate proposed new development, vicinity of Independence Mall. Zoning ordinance amendments: New Hope Street and 30th Street; Bennington Street and Hunting Park Avenue; K Street and Hunting Park Avenue. Street ordinances: Elsinore Street; City Plan #380; Bridle Road. Street plans: Penrose Avenue, 26th Street, Vare Avenues, 34th Street; Independence Mall. Proposed City Plan changes: cul-de-sac extending north from Magnolia Street to a dead end; streets north of Tomlinson Road to Delray Street; streets north of Tomlinson Road from Lindsay Street to Northeast Avenue; Academy Road. 1952 Capital Budget revision. City/State Highway Program financing. City-owned property survey. Dr. Walter Isard visit to Commission.

June 4, 1952
Temple University expansion plan. Proposed change in zoning for northwest incinerator: Abbottsford Avenue and Fox Street. Approval of changes in Delaware River crossing approach. Sites for Northeast Service Center, Philadelphia Gas Works. Job specifications, training and experience requirements. Tinicum Island: proposed storage tank construction and sale of City property at Southwest Sewage Disposal Plant. Appraisal of Capital Budget Program by Citizens' Budget Committee of G.P.M. Consideration of 1952-57 Capital Program. Zoning changes: Roosevelt Boulevard and Tyson Street; Asbury Avenue 100 ft from eastern corner of Lawton Avenue; Vare Avenue and 24th Street; Champlost Street and Park Avenue. Preliminary zoning approval: West Montgomery Avenue and North 9th Street. Street ordinances: Lowber Street; Curtin Street, Geary Street, 13th Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Brighton Street, Whitaker Avenue; Revere Street. Review of regional studies by Dr. Walter Isard. 

June 18, 1952
Technical Advisory Committee on Local Transportation and Subcommittee on Parking: appointment. Technical Advisory Committees of Planning Commission: appointment. 1952 staff personnel nominations. Independence Mall. Capital Program 1953-58 schedule. Special Commission meeting to review the Capital Program. Schuylkill Expressway alignment and interchange design. Contract with Henry Churchill for consultant services. Zoning ordinance amendments: New Hope Street and 30th Street; Roosevelt Boulevard at Unruh Street; Bradford Street and Winchester Avenue; Spring Garden Street 215 ft east of 33rd Street. Street ordinances: Northeast Avenue; drainage right-of-way. City property ordinance; southeast side of Woodland Avenue 160 ft southwest from 32nd Street. Proposed City Plan change: Jackson Street. Executive Session: 1952 Capital Budget amendments: Incinerator site in Northwest Philadelphia. 

July 2, 1952
2nd Quarterly Work Report: meeting with Mayor Clark. Delaware River crossing approach. 1952 staff personnel nominations. Planning Advisory and Zoning Service: American Society of Planning Officials. Germantown Business Center: review of preliminary plans. Proposed sale of City-owned property: Germantown Poorhouse; Pier #70 North Delaware wharves. Henry Avenue development RE Ridge Avenue traffic relief. Independence Mall: proposed retention of 5th Street curb line. Hog Island ground rent release. Hog Island ground rent release. Citizens' Council on City Planning request to attend Planning Commission meetings. Plan for bus routings in Northeast Philadelphia. Executive Session: Zoning ordinance amendments: Oregon Avenue and Vare Avenue; west side of Bustleton Avenue 535 ft south of Krewstown Road; Righter Street and Osborne Street; Essington Avenue and Island Avenue; zoning and use registration permits in relation to fire escapes. Street ordinances: Linden Avenue; Ella Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Bellevue Street; Ashland Street; 9th Street; Brighton Street; Avon Road, Jamieson Street, Gorman Street, Greymont Street, Kentwood Street, Sanford Street, Foster Street, Hoff Street. Henry Avenue proposed extension: Summit to Gates Streets. 1952 Capital Budget deletions. Penn Center plan.

July 16, 1952
Zoning designation changes: Northeast Philadelphia. Capital Program 1953-1958. Samuel A. Greeley Service Award. Public Information Bulletin No.3-C. 1952-57 Capital Program amendments. Proposed Delaware River waterfront study. Penn Center plan review. East Poplar Redevelopment Area: Project A-Unit 3: agreement between the Redevelopment and Housing Authorities. Northeast Avenue, Roosevelt Boulevard to County Line; Roosevelt Boulevard, Pennypack Circle to County Line. Essington Avenue interchange at Airport new terminal building. Zoning ordinance amendments: west side of Bustleton Avenue 535 south of Krewstown Road; Roosevelt Boulevard and Duffield Street. Street ordinances: Rodney Street. Proposed City Plan changes: 52nd Street; DePue Street; Audubon Avenue. Executive Session: proposed railroad spur crossing Northeast and Bustleton Avenues. Penn Center plan-widening of 15th, 16th and 17th Streets. 1953 Capital Budget: personnel recommendations. 

July 30, 1952
Technical Advisory Committee on Local Transportation: Citizens' Council on City Planning representation. Vine Street extension. Orleans tract, Northeast Philadelphia. Penn Center Redevelopment Area Plan. Zoning Ordinance amendments: Rockwell Avenue and Hartell Avenue; Castor Avenue and Hartel Avenue; Milnor Street and Howell Street; Summerdale Avenue and Comly Street. Proposed zoning ordinance: 8832 Frankford Avenue. Street ordinance: 36th Street. Proposed City Plan changes: area bounded by Summit Avenue and Fairmount Park. 1953 Operating Budget request for City Planning Commission. Capital Program 1953-1958. 

August 6, 1952
Penn Center plan. Site for Philadelphia Gas Works Company location of Northeast Service Center. Independence Mall reservoir. 1953-1958 Capital Program. Special meeting August 13, 1952.

August 13, 1952
Pennsylvania Railroad proposed connection from Suburban Station to Market Street and PTC Subway. Proposed new zoning classification: C-1 residential district. Proposed purchase of ground by Philadelphia Housing Authority at Hunting Park Avenue and K Street for public housing site. Proposed sale of City-owned ground at S.W. corner of Wakeling and Worth Streets. Striking from the City Plan of Second Street from Johnston to Pollock, and Bigler Street from 3rd to Front Streets. Public housing sites proposed by Philadelphia Housing Authority. Zoning ordinance amendments: Rockwell Avenue and Hartel Avenue; Sharpnack Street and Berdan Street; southeast side of Mechanic Street 90 ft southwest of Stenton Avenue; 70th Street and Broad Street; Tulpehocken Street and Thouron Street; Limekiln Turnpike and Thouron Street; Essington Avenue and 67th Street. Street ordinances: Horrocks Street; Schuylkill Falls housing site. Eastwick Plan: Airport acquisition. Near Northeast shopping center district ordinance. Proposed 1953-1958 Capital Program. Commission meeting September 3, 1952. 

September 3, 1952
Penn Center Redevelopment Area Plan. Proposed Delaware River crossing approaches. Near Northeast shopping center district ordinance. Zoning ordinance amendments: Tabor Road and Lawrence Street; Worth Street and Margaret Street; Magnolia Street and Duval Street; Erie Avenue and Palmetto Street; Howland Street and Hunting Park Avenue. Street ordinance: City Plan #376. Street plans: City Plan #124 and #126; Woodbine Terrace. Proposed City Plan changes: Casper Street; Carbon Street; Winston Road; Whitaker Avenue; Susquehanna Avenue; Princeton Avenue; south corner of Ashton and Willits Roads. Public housing sites proposed by the Philadelphia Housing Authority. Executive Session: International Airport street plan. Attendance at PCPC meetings. Proposed 1953-1958 Capital Program. Meeting of Planning Commission September 17, 1952. 

September 17, 1952
1952 staff personnel nominations. Public housing sites proposed by the Philadelphia Housing Authority: southeast corner of Arch and Vodges Streets; Belmont; Hunting Park; Wister Station. Committee on Financing of Expressways. Committee for Consideration of Zoning Consultant Selection. Industrial development aids. Zoning ordinance amendments: Brous Avenue and St. Vincent Street; Roosevelt Boulevard and St. Vincent Street; Ryan Avenue and Rowland Avenue; Cayuga Street and H Street; Rising Sun Avenue and Tyson Avenue; Gregg Street and Krewstown Road; 24th Street and Manning Street; Cottman Avenue and Castor Avenue. Street ordinances: Commissioner Street; Elsinore, Street, Palmetto Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Avalon, Berea, Morell and other streets east of Academy Road; area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Livezey Lane, Henry Avenue, and Wigard Avenue; streets within Greenmont Cemetery.  Newspaper clippings. Executive Session: PCPC 1953 Operating Budget request. Northeast Avenue. Next Commission meeting.

October 1, 1952
Zoning ordinance amendments: Princeton Avenue and Whitaker Avenue; Princeton Avenue and Algon Avenue; Disston Street and Algon Avenue; Tyson Avenue and Whitaker Avenue; Tyson Avenue and Tabor Avenue; Henry Avenue and Roxborough Avenue; Spring Garden Street and 18th Street; Germantown Avenue and Gorgas Street; Brous Avenue and St. Vincent Street; Roosevelt Boulevard and St. Vincent Street. City property ordinance: 15th Street and Snyder Avenue. Street ordinances: 23rd Street, Dorcas Streets; Ripley Street, Loney Street, Griffith Street. Proposed City Plan changes: L Street; 9th Street; Lukens Street. Public housing sites proposed by the Philadelphia Housing Authority: Belmont; Wister Station; Hunting Park. Penn Center plan review with Art Jury. Executive Session: Commissioners tour of Art Museum. Improvement of the Parkway-15th/16th Streets: proposal by Commissioners of Fairmount Park. Germantown shopping center. Proposed new zoning classifications: C-1 residential district. Committee on Subdivision Regulations. Next Commission meeting.

October 15, 1952

1952 staff personnel nominations. Proposed Vernon Park Redevelopment Area. East Poplar Redevelopment Area: proposed plan revision. Zoning ordinance amendments: Magnolia Street and Church Lane; Blakemore Street and Gorgas Street; Ardleigh Street and Vernon Road; Scattergood Street and Tulip Street; Sedgley Avenue and L street; Castor Avenue and Bustleton Avenue; Cottman Street 266 ft southeast of Bustleton Avenue; Frankford Avenue and Disston Street; 40th Street and Presidential Boulevard; New Hope Street and 30th Street; Summerdale Avenue and Comly Street. City property ordinance: 15th Street and Snyder Avenue. Displays at Commission meetings. Street ordinances: northeast corner of Rising Sun Avenue and Wingohocking Street; Mascher Street; Sandyford Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: Milnor Street; Northeast Avenue. Executive Session: Proposed street ordinance: Ripley, Loney, Griffith and Dorcas Streets. Camp Happy site proposed sale. 1952 staff personnel. Proposed C-1 residential district zoning classification. Preliminary zoning reclassification review. Council hearing October 8, 1952 RE PCPC 1953 Operating Budget request. Next Commission meeting. 

November 5, 1952

Proposed new C-1 residential zoning classification. Philadelphia Housing Authority review of public housing site selection. PTC subway entrance and exit at 15th and Market Streets. Roosevelt Boulevard Plan: Oxford Circle to 9th Street. Field inspection of proposed public housing and incinerator sites. Proposed zoning change for Belmont and Parkside Avenue tract. Street ordinances: area bounded by Algon Avenue, Benton Avenue, Frontenac Street, Tustin Street, Summerdale Avenue and Fox Chase Road. Cadillac and Eastwick Lanes; Lemonte, Lawndale and Pearce Streets; Princeton Avenue. Proposed City Plan changes: Hartwell Lane; Sherman Street; Tomlinson Road; Foster Street; Guyer Avenue; Liddonfield Housing site. Eastwick Redevelopment Area: proposed bird refuge. Executive Session: Proposed rezoning classification: Johnson Street, Morton to Magnolia Streets. Proposed Delaware Expressway study. Proposed amendments to the 1953 Capital Budget and the 1953-1958 Capital Program. 

November 19, 1952
Technical Advisory Committee on Health Facilities: appointment. Roosevelt Boulevard: development policy RE gasoline stations. Recreation facilities: South Philadelphia. Proposed amendment to Capital Budget 1953 and Capital Program 1953-1958. Rittenhouse-Germantown certification as a Redevelopment Area. Public housing sites proposed by Philadelphia Housing Authority: Belmont; Hunting Park; Castor; Whitehall; Jackson. Field inspection of proposed public housing and incinerator sites. Zoning ordinance amendments: Darien and 7th Streets; south side of Powelton Avenue 90 ft east of 37th Street. Street ordinances: Franklin Street; City Plan #299; Wissahickon Avenue. Proposed City Plan change: 28th Street; Indiana Avenue. Executive Session: Public buildings study: proposed consultant contract. Next Commission meeting. 

November 25, 1952
Review the 1953 Capital Budget and the 1953-1958 Capital Program.

December 3, 1952
Contract with Property Service Inc for Sales-Assessments bulletin. Proposed contract with R.Morton Keast for Study of Public Buildings Commission. Review of housing sites proposed by the Housing Authority: Wissahickon; Fountain; Hartel; Bingham. Conference room wall alternatives. Castor Avenue rezoning: Oxford Circle to Cottman Avenue. Zoning ordinance amendments: Ridge Avenue and Summit Avenue; Chew Avenue and Cliveden Street; 10th and Bigler Streets; east side of Packer Avenue 82 ft northwest of Warnock Street; Thouron and Johnson Streets; Mt. Airy Avenue and Lowber Street. Proposed City Plan changes: Wensley Street, Delaware Avenue, Westmoreland Street and Casper Street; Ripley Street, Tabor Road, Loney Street and Borbeck Street; Tampa Street; Garden Street; Gillespie Street; a loop street from Front Street to Front Street; Arthur Street; 76th Street; area bounded by 75th Street, Grays Avenue, 77th Street and Este Avenue; Bingham Street. Next Commission meeting.

Decmeber 17, 1952
Amendment to minutes of meeting held November 19, 1952: Public housing sites. 1952 staff personnel nominations. Convention Hall proposed air conditioning. 1952 Capital Budget and 1952-1957 Capital Program amendment: Upsal Street Bridge, Reading Railroad. Zoning ordinance amendments: Green Street and 6th Street, 8th Street and Green Street, and 8th Street and Wallace Street; Fairmount Avenue and 46th Street; south side of Godfrey Avenue 32 ft east of 10th Street; Wadsworth Avenue and Temple Road; 20th Street and Penrose Avenue; Snyder Avenue and 28th Street; Bustleton Avenue and Benton Avenue, Bustleton Avenue and Evarts Avenue; Bustleton Avenue and Red Lion Road; Hunting Park Avenue and 2nd Street. Street ordinance: Howell Street, Delaware Avenue; Adams Avenue; area bounded by Shawmont Avenue, Wigard Street, Wise's Mill Road, and Henry Avenue; Mt. Airy Avenue. Policy RE admission of projects. Schuylkill Expressway alternative routes proposed by Fairmount Park Commission. PCPC office space alterations. PHA proposed public housing sites: Hartel; Bingham. Executive Session: personnel classification. Proposed civic center location. Proposed zoning change for 4601 Spruce Street. Eastwick Industrial Area. PCPC staff Christmas party. Next Commission meeting. 


1951

January 10, 1951
Proposed development in Aramingo Avenue area. Consultant's proposal for Delaware Expressway route. Location of new Delaware River crossing. Powelton Avenue proposal by Greater West Philadelphia Committee. University Area proposed housing development. Proposed zoning ordinance amendments: off-street loading; parking facilities in multiple dwellings. Far Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood plan. Northeast industrial zoning proposal Federally-aided low rent public housing sites: Schuylkill Falls; Cliveden; Ashton. Recreation sites: 50th Ward; Torresdale Park. Lombard Street proposal. Hospitalization facilities for Tubercolosis patients. Progress report on planning for Independence Mall. Appointment of Delaware County Planning Director. Northeast Philadelphia high speed transit. New City Charter: composition of Planning Commission. Urban Land Institute panel. PCPC Annual Report for 1950. 

February 14, 1951
PCPC Annual Report for 1950. Contract for consultants on planning for Northeast Philadelphia. Contract for consultants on public relations. University Redevelopment Area. Proposed zoning amendments: local industrial districts; limited industrial districts. Technical Advisory Committee on Health Facilities: recommendation on Butler Street Health Center. Technical Advisory Committee on West Philadelphia. Federally-aided low rent public housing sites: Cliveden; Ashton. Reyburn Plaza proposal. Museum of Modern Art exhibition on City Planning proposed for display in Philadelphia June 27 to July 17, 1951. Planning Commission staff: review by Committee of Seventy. Location of new Delaware River crossing. Controller's comments on the Mayor's proposed Capital Budget for Philadelphia for 1951.

March 14, 1951
Progress report on planning for Independence Mall. Planning Commission staff: review by Committee of Seventy. Proposal for widening of Wissahickon Avenue. Proposed new Delaware River crossing. Contract with Michael Rapuano for highway design services. Federally-aided low rent housing project sites: Liddonfield; Ashton; Cliveden. Reyburn Plaza proposal. Hospitalization facilities for Tuberculosis patients. Redevelopment proposals: East Poplar; Norris; Southwest Temple. Sites for defense housing. Torresdale Riverfront Park. Recreation sites: B and Cambria Streets. A Street and Godfrey Avenue. 50th Ward sites including Gowen & Michener Streets, 2nd Street and 65th Avenue, Upsal and Lowber Streets, and Woolston and Sedgwick Streets. Proposed zoning amendments: local industrial districts; limited industrial districts. Northeast Philadelphia subdivision plans. Location of standpipe on Tomlinson Road. Proposed City Charter provisions related to Capital Budget. 

April 11, 1951
Citizen's Council on City Planning resolution RE zoning recommendations. Contract with zoning consultants McHugh and McCroskey. Contract with consultants on public relations Al Paul Lefton Company. Zoning Board of Adjustment appointment of Paul Croley. Proposed State Office Building. Independence Mall progress. Proposed Neshaminy State Park. New industrial district zoning classification. North Allen housing project. Queen Lane/Pulaski housing site. Passyunk Area site proposed for public housing project. Franklin Institute air pollution study. Proposal for widening Wissahickon Avenue. Proposed Incodel project. Redevelopment Area certifications. Technical Advisory Committee on Local Transportation: new members. New Delaware River bridge approaches. 

May 14, 1951
Progress report on Independence Mall East. Recommended Program of Public Improvements 1952-1957. Defense policies affecting City borrowing. Lombard Street: sale of property. Cloverly Park, School House Lane & Wissahickon Avenue. Proposed recreation center at Roosevelt Boulevard north of Lott Avenue. Planning of parks for Northeast Philadelphia. University Area (33rd-38th-Market-Walnut Sts). North Allen housing site. Redevelopment site planning: report on procedure. Pittsburgh Planning Commission Chairman's visit to Philadelphia. Proposed Delaware Expressway route (industrial highway). 

June 13, 1951
Special Committee on 1952-1957 Capital Program and 1952 Capital Budget. Capital Budget form. Contract with Harbison, Hough, Livingston and Larson for 2nd phase of Independence Mall. PCPC office space revision. Board of Education course in City Planning. Proposed 69th Street by-pass: Delaware County Planning Commission. Additional land taking for the International Airport. Federally-aided low rent public housing sites: Rising Sun; East Poplar; Mill Creek; Queen Lane; Grover's Avenue and 81st Street. Parking garage proposal for Walnut Street between 18th and 19th Streets. Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance: Limited Industrial District - addition to text. Metropolitan highway plan. City Avenue bridge. 

July 11, 1951
Examination for the position of Executive Assistant. Contract with Architects Associated for housing and redevelopment plans. Proposal to erect a gas station at 28th Street and Vare Avenue. Delaware Expressway proposed route (industrial highway). Lincoln Drive extension. Contract with Clarke, Rapuano, and Holleran for traffic facility planning. Proposed new structure for Central Penn Bank on Arch Street between 17th and 18th Streets. Federally-aided low rent housing project sites: East Poplar #1 site plan. Recommended Capital Program 1952-1957 Table #3- Procedure. Change in date for August meeting of PCPC. New City Hall. Executive Session of PCPC. 

August 17, 1951
Roosevelt Boulevard improvements. Vare Avenue. Federally-aided low rent housing project sites: North Allen; Rising Sun; East Poplar Area #3. University Area: proposed parking and commercial development. Metropolitan highway plan. A.I.A. Committee on Urban Design and Housing: proposed joint agency meeting in Philadelphia, November 1951. Contract with Vincent Kling for the Center City study. Recommended Capital Program 1952-1957. Recommended Capital Budget 1952. Film recording of Commission meeting for "Philadelphia on the March".

September 21, 1951
Hospitalization facilities for Tuberculosis patients. Federally-aided low rent public housing project sites: Southwest Temple and West Poplar Area Plan. Independence Mall progress. Old City Redevelopment Area. Study of parking habits in Philadelphia. Request for certification of new Redevelopment Areas: North Central; Fairmount. Parking in relation to Roosevelt Boulevard. Delaware Expressway route: Schofield tract adjoining Holmesburg Prison. Roosevelt Boulevard. Franklin Institute air pollution study. Capital Program 1952-1957. Technical Advisory Committee on Local Transportation chairmanship. Airport construct work photographs. PCPC staff positions. Inspection trip of City improvements, October 9, 1951 sponsored by Philadelphia section of ASCE and the Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter of APWA. Proposed bus terminal. Vine Street extension: Schuylkill Expressway. Public respect for improvement projects. 

October 10, 1951
1952-57 Capital Program and 1952 Capital Budget. Bureau of Municipal Research: proposed "Citizen's Business" bulletin on Transportation. Technical Advisory Committee membership. Philadelphia Chapter of AIA: Civic Improvement Committee. NAHO meeting October 9, 1951 at Washington D.C. Penn Center Plan progress report. Proposed school site at Rhawn Street and Fairfield Avenue. Proposed survey for placing on the City Plan: Pennway from Roosevelt Boulevard to Rhawn Street; Northeast Avenue from Rhawn Street to County Line; Woodhaven Road from Montgomery County Line to Berks County Line; Roosevelt Boulevard from Pennypack Circle to County Line. Health Center in Southwest Temple Area. Federally-aided low rent housing project sites: Byberry. Schuylkill Falls Area zoning variance. 

November 14, 1951
Old Mill Creek sewer project. Shopping Center district ordinance. Industrial planning of the region. Technical Advisory Committee on Local Transportation: recommendations of meeting held October 19, 1951 reviewed: City Avenue bridge; Delaware Expressway proposed route on City Plan; Cheltenham Avenue connection with Route No.309; Roosevelt Boulevard planning from Oxford to Ninth Streets; Essington Avenue widening; sub-committee on parking. Lombard Street Area redevelopment certification study. Westside Area-Germantown redevelopment certification study. East Poplar Redevelopment Area-Unit #6. University Redevelopment Area. Federally-aided low rent housing project sites: Byberry; Awbury; Ogontz; Torresdale; Lyons; Harrison; North Allen.
Technical Advisory Committee on Health Facilities report. Recreation site proposed: Ann and Janney Streets. PCPC 1952 Budget hearings. 

December 12, 1951
Pennsylvania State Highway report RE Commission's plan for new Delaware River bridge approach highway. Art Jury resolution RE proposed street layout for Triangle Area. American Institute of Architects-Philadelphia Chapter: resolution RE Triangle Area. Art Jury letter RE apartment house development on Logan Circle. Philadelphia Museum of Art letter RE proposed exhibition of Downtown Model. Presentation of Penn Center plan at Citizen's Council on City Planning delegates meeting of February 1952. Old Mill Creek sewer project. Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area-Unit #1. Southwest Temple Redevelopment Area Plan revisions. Harrison public housing project. Byberry public housing project. Proposed railroad spur crossing:  Northeast and Bustleton Avenues. Roosevelt Boulevard plans: Oxford Circle to 9th Street.  Industrial Defense Plant Location Committee for Greater Philadelphia-South Jersey Area: Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia. Traffic planning suggestions from Philadelphia Real Estate Board. Contract with Property Service Inc. Staff Christmas party. Instructions RE Commission representation by Hans Blumenfeld. Director Buckley's resignation. 


1950

January 11, 1950
PCPC special meeting scheduled for January 26th. PCPC staff position: Chief, Division of Land Planning. East Poplar Redevelopment Area: Friends Service Project. Contract with Franklin Institute for air pollution study of Aramingo Area. Schuylkill Expressway publicity: Philadelphia Inquirer. Contract with John LaCerda Agency for public relations. Exhibit at the Home Builder's Show. Schuylkill Expressway and connections. Redevelopment Area reports: North Triangle; Southwest Temple; University. State Planning Board request for Planning Commission approval of site at 81st Street and Grover's Avenue for a large scale public housing project. Projects in Redevelopment Areas: Temple; West Poplar. Philadelphia Health Survey report. ZBA case: 19th Street and the Parkway (Cherry Street).

January 26, 1950
Proposed zoning ordinance: Prohibition of residential construction in industrial areas. East Poplar Redevelopment Area: Friends Service Project: Bill of complaint by Quaker Ice Cream Co. Consultant contract payment for Clarke, Rapuano and Holleran (RE: Schuylkill Expressway and connections). Contract with Property Service Inc. Philadelphia Health Survey report. Philadelphia Charter Commission. PCPC Annual Report for 1949. Northwest incinerator site selection. University Redevelopment Area report. Rittenhouse Community Council request for certification of a redevelopment area. City/Pennsylvania Railroad Company 1914 South Philadelphia agreement. New City Hall proposed. Redevelopment Proposals: Yellow Cab Company site (4th Street and Willings Alley); South Washington Square site; Market Street site (vicinity of 37th-38th-39th Sts North). Zoning variances.

February 8, 1950
Report on meeting with prosecuting attorneys: case of W. Frank Marshall, Receiver of Taxes. Report on meeting with County Commissioners at King of Prussia, February 2, 1950. Policy of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission for cooperation with a possible regional planning commission. Report on meeting RE possibility of Dock Street as a location for the Mint. Attendance at Commission meetings by Chairmen of Technical Advisory Committees. Technical Advisory Committee on Development of Northeast Philadelphia. Technical Advisory Committee on Health Facilities. Redevelopment Proposals: South Washington Square site; Market Street site (vicinity of 37th-38th-39th Sts. North). Zoning variances: PCPC policy. Sale of City owned properties: 22nd and Market Streets and 10th and Thompson Streets.  Pennsylvania Boulevard. Proposed highway connection: Philadelphia and Upper Darby. Exhibit at the Home Builder's Show. City/Pennsylvania Railroad Company 1914 South Philadelphia agreement.

March 8, 1950
Roosevelt Boulevard extension to Schuylkill Expressway. Old City Area (Citizen Committee): Save Society Hill Committee. Contract with Herb Abrams for model making. Contract with International Business Machines Corporation for additional data for Origin-Destination survey. Economic Base Study of the Philadelphia Area. Contract with Aero Service Corporation for aerial photographs. Perpetual map of built-up areas of the City. Penn Treaty Park. Review of areas zoned for industrial use in undeveloped and developing sections. State Planning Board request for Planning Commission approval of site at 81st Street and Grover's Avenue for a large scale public housing project. Proposed change of zoning: Front Street and Cheltenham Avenue: Melrose Park Gardens. Meeting of the Planning Commission: change in time. Federally-aided low-rent housing projects: Rittenhouse; Juniata; Diamond. Air travel survey. Fort Mifflin proposed as an historic site. 

April 12, 1950
Planning Commission economy. Union Industries Show May 6-13 inc. 1950 at Convention Hall. Better Philadelphia Exhibition permanent site: financing. City property survey. Contract with Clarke, Rapuano and Holleran for Traffic facility planning. Schuylkill Expressway: Report of progress with U.S. Army Engineers. Possible purchase by the City of the Market Street National Bank Building. Capital budgeting. Delaware Expressway. Central District study: Alderson and Sessions. Redevelopment: Old City Area- Washington Square project. Federally-aided low rent housing projects: Rittenhouse and Diamond sites: zoning and City Plan changes. Inter-Agency Committee for Study of Public Housing Sites. City/Pennsylvania Railroad Company 1914 South Philadelphia agreement. Plan for Northeast Philadelphia. Purchase of available properties in Redevelopment Areas. Pennsylvania Boulevard. Vine Street widening. Public library branch in subway concourse. 

May 10, 1950
American Society of Planning Officials Planning and Zoning Advisory Service. Staff positions: Chief, Division of Land Planning. Staff positions: Division of Projects. Redevelopment Areas: Housing quality survey reports. Redevelopment Area certifications: Lehigh Area; Powelton Area; Southwest Central Area; Upper Eastwick Area. Redevelopment: Eastwick Redevelopment Area. Independence Mall engineering plans: transfer of funds. Federally-aided low rent housing project sites: Wilson Park; Juniata. Commercial zoning in Near Northeast. Zoning change: Area near Red Lion Road. Proposed street plan: Country Club Estates, Inc. Possible purchase by the City of Market Street National Bank building. Technical Advisory Committee on Health Facilities. Philadelphia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects: Suggested architectural award by Planning Commission. Recreation site: Carpenter's Woods. Subway station: 20th and Market Streets. Capital budgeting. New City Hall. Holme-Crispin Park. Meeting of Planning Commission: Change in date and time for June meeting. 

June 7, 1950
Dock Street market relocation. Union Industries Show. Triangle Redevelopment Area: Architects proposed plans. Recommended Program of Public Improvements - procedure for new Capital Budget. Parking facilities in Central City: cooperation with the Parking Authority. Recreation site: 41st Ward. School sites: Board of Education program: vicinity of 11th and York Streets; site bounded by Holme, Academy and Willits Roads; Site bounded by Tyson Street, Summerdale Avenue, Longshore Street, and Algon Avenue; Vicinity of 29th Street and Glenwood Avenue; 38th Street south of Powelton Avenue (addition to Kendrick Elementary). School site: Pennypack Park community. Pennsylvania Turnpike extension: Schuylkill Expressway. Independence Mall. 

June 20, 1950
Federally-aided low rent housing project sites: Cresson; Greene; Abbotts; Harrison; Mill Creek; Mantua; Norris; North Allen. Proposed sale of City-owned property: 214 Pine Street. Zoning ordinance: Amendement for new classification "Shopping Center District". Proposed Rittenhouse Square parking garage. Disposition of City-owned tract: Rowland and Ryan Avenues. 

July 12, 1950
PCPC budget 1951. Data on 190 High Street, the Atwater Kent Museum gift. Interim traffic plan for City Avenue. Proposed tunnel at Logan Circle. 44th Street highway proposal. 22nd Ward plans for highway improvements. River Park development: overpass plan. Recreation sites proposed: vicinity of 44th Street and Haverford Avenue. 41st Ward recreation site proposed sale: Cottage and Knorr Streets. Northeast zoning plan. Proposed amendment to zoning ordinance RE parking facilities in multiple dwellings. Recommended Program of Public Improvements 1950-55. Widening of Second Street, east side, Church to Cuthbert Street. Widening of Fourth Street. City Charter: Planning Commission functions. Federally-aided low rent housing project sites: Roberts; Princeton (St. Vincent's). 

August 9, 1950
Schuylkill Expressway: Request of Commonwealth RE additional right of way for Vine Street widening. Interim traffic plan for City Avenue. Pennsylvania Turnpike Extension: Schuylkill Expressway etc agreement. Contract with Harbeson, Hough, Livingston and Larson RE Independence Mall plans. Steering Committee of the Advisory Committee on Community Relations to the Philadelphia Housing Authority. Federally-aided low rent housing project sites: Ashburner; Rising Sun; Roberts; Princeton (St.Vincent's). Joint Staffs report on revision of public housing areas in Redevelopment Areas. Pennsylvania Hospital Grounds: vicinity of 44th Street and Haverford Avenue: proposed recreation and housing use. Franklin Institute air pollution study for Aramingo Area. Triangle Redevelopment Area. Urban Land Institute proposed joint contract for study for Triangle Redevelopment Area. Requests for advances from Housing and Home Finance Agency RE Redevelopment Areas. Contract with Horace Fleisher RE Holme-Crispin Park restoration (Thomas Holme grave). Recommended Program for Public Improvements: proposed procedure. Community Facilities Service: Housing and Home Finance Agency. Proposed Zoning ordinance amendments. Contract with National Analysts Inc RE Traffic Origin-Destination study. Northeast Philadelphia zoning plan. Proposed sale of recreation site #38 (41st Ward): Cottage and Knorr Streets. West Poplar Area housing survey report. Industrial Land Use Report. Federally-aided low rent housing project site: Rittenhouse.

September 13, 1950
Advisory Committee on Commitments and Detentions. Upper Eastwick Redevelopment Area. State Planning Board request for Planning Commission approval of site at 81st Street and Grover's Avenue for a large scale public housing project. General report on Housing Quality Survey. Northeast Philadelphia zoning plan.  Recommended Program of Public Improvements 1951-1956. Special meeting of City Planning Commission. New City Charter: functions proposed for the Planning Commission. East Poplar Redevelopment Area: Ukranian Catholic Cathedral proposal. Request of Gimbel Bros. Philadelphia RE Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition. Location of new Delaware River crossing. Federally-aided low-rent housing projects: Rittenhouse. American Institute of Planners-Regional Chapter-Philadelphia/New York. Greater Philadelphia-South Jersey Council.  

October 6, 1950

Philadelphia Water and Sewer Authority. 1951-56 Recommended Program of Public Improvements. 

October 11, 1950
PCPC Operating Budget 1951. Capital Budget 1951. Contract with Clarke, Rapuano, and Holleran for traffic facility planning. Contract with Michael Rapuano for highway design. Advisory Committee on Committments and Detentions. Germantown Historical Commission ordinance. Northeast Philadelphia commercial zoning plan. Proposed amendment to zoning ordinance RE parking facilities in multiple dwellings. Recreation sites in the 50th Ward. Lombard Street widening proposal. Redevelopment: South Washington Square. Schuylkill Expressway system cooperation agreement: public hearing at City Council Committee on Public Works. Federally-aided low rent housing sites: Ashburner; Liddonfield; Green Valley; Schuylkill Falls; Holme Circle. Pennsylvania Turnpike extension-Schuylkill Expressway: design of Roosevelt Boulevard extension. Proposed City Charter. 

November 8, 1950
Staff positions: Chief, Division of Land Planning: results of Civil Service examination. Schuylkill Expressway system cooperation agreement. Progress report on Independence Mall planning. Progress report on pending highway and park projects. Progress report on highway and park projects: Pennsylvania Boulevard; Pennway Street development; 34th Street, Vare Avenue, 26th Street development; Rittenhouse street widening; Wooden Bridge Run Park; Torresdale Park. Progress report on air pollution study by the Franklin Institute. Sites proposed for an incinerator in Northwest Philadelphia. Proposed Scott's Lane bridge. Pennsylvania Turnpike extension-Schuylkill Expressway: design of Roosevelt Boulevard extension: overpass proposed at 5th Street. Germantown Historical Sites Commission proposed ordinance. Proposed Philadelphia Home Rule Charter. Federally-aided low rent housing sites: Liddonfield; Green Valley; Schuylkill Falls; Queen Lane-Pulaski Avenue. 

December 13, 1950
PCPC operating budget 1951. Contract for consultants for housing and redevelopment plans. Contract with Property Service Inc. Northwest Temple Redevelopment Area: request for approval of proposed school site at 11th Street and Montgomery Avenue. Federally-aided low rent sites: Cliveden. University Redevelopment Area: Project #1. Eastwick Redevelopment Area: extension of boundaries. Redevelopment of bombed-out areas. Proposed highway connection (Walnut Street): Philadelphia and Upper Darby. Powelton Avenue bridge proposal by Greater West Philadelphia Committee. Location of new Delaware River crossing. Off-street loading zoning ordinance. Free Library request for capital funds. Proposed Tuberculosis Building. Report on Center City study by Alderson and Sessions. Participation in Greater Philadelphia-South Jersey Conference meeting with the State Highway Planning Commission. 


Minutes from 1943 to 1949


1949

January 12, 1949
Contract with E. Henry Klaber redevelopment consultant. Extension to Pennsylvania Turnpike: Schuylkill Expressway. Recreation site #28 (35th Ward): Removal of portion of Hellerman Street. Independence Mall. Zoological Garden parking space proposal. Redevelopment: Aramingo Area. Delaware River Industrial Highway in the Aramingo Redevelopment Area. Inter-State Highway in the Philadelphia-Camden Metropolitan Area. Traffic bypass: Ridge and Midvale Avenue. Pennsylvania Avenue. Land Development Control: North Philadelphia site plans: North Rhawnhurst area. Estimate of Distribution of Population in Philadelphia by Wards 1948: public information bulletin. State Planning Board (reorganized) and State Housing Board. North Triangle Redevelopment Area apartment house project. Better Philadelphia Exhibition permanent site. American Public Works Association: annual dinner for Mayor Samuel. 

February 12, 1949
Staff personnel: new position. Redevelopment Area reports: East Poplar Area. Redevelopment: APHA housing survey publication contract. Six Year Recommended Program of Public Improvements: Citizens' Council on City Planning recommendation. City-State highway system revision. Pennsylvania Avenue: change of name. Report of Committee of the Board of Surveyors on programming the striking of planned streets from the City Plan. City Parks Association proposal: 22nd Ward tract development. Independence Mall. Recreation sites: proposed acquisition in the Temple Stadium Area (50th Ward). Northeast transit extension. Extension to Pennsylvania Turnpike: Schuylkill Expressway. Clarke, Rapuano and Holleran proposal for the Schuylkill Expressway. Better Philadelphia Exhibition permanent site. 

February 25, 1949
Technical Advisory Committee on Zoning. U.S. National Historical Shrines Park. Better Philadelphia Exhibition permanent site. Origin-Destination Survey map contract. Recreation sites: proposed acquisition in the Temple Stadium Area (50th Ward). Recreation sites: 48th and Spruce streets. Philadelphia Highway Traffic Board: Off-street parking report of October 28, 1948. Extension to Pennsylvania Turnpike: Schuylkill Expressway. City/State Highway system revision. Redevelopment: Aramingo Area. Land development controls: North Philadelphia site plans (North Rhawnhurst area). Northeast transit extension. 

March 9, 1949
Annual Report of PCPC for 1948. Delaware River Joint Commission report. The Philadelphia Highway Traffic Board: Proposed street changes in South Philadelphia. Youth Study Center (Juvenile House of Detention): Proposed revision of street plan area bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, 21st Street, The Parkway and 22nd Street. Extension to Pennsylvania Turnpike: Schuylkill Expressway. Contract: Clarke, Rapuano and Holleran proposal re Schuylkill Expressway. Debt limit legislation - Smith Amendment: Effect on City's Public Improvement Program. Northeast transit extension. Saarinen Plans for Roxborough: Houston Estate. 

April 13, 1949
Appointment of Chairman of Technical Advisory Committee on Zoning. Appointment of member of Technical Advisory Committee on Recreation. Contract with Robert Mitchell. Contract with Property Service Inc. Contract with John LaCerda, Public Relations Counselor. Contract with Alderson and Sessions for Center City study. Philadelphia economic base study. Negro population spot map. Better Philadelphia Exhibition permanent site. Debt limit legislation-Smith Amendment: Minutes 3-9-49-pg.57. Land development control: plan for subdivisions in the Northeast. Northeast transit extension. Contract with Wheelwright, Stevenson and Langran. Proposed street changes in South Philadelphia. Youth Study Center (Juvenile House of Detention): Proposed revision of street plan area bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, 21st Street, The Parkway and 22nd Street. City/State highway system revision legislation: Pennsylvania Boulevard. Extension to Pennsylvania Turnpike: Schuylkill Expressway: Change of name proposed; brochure; Roosevelt Blvd Extension-Broad Street to Fernhill Park. Contract: Clarke, Rapuano and Holleran proposal re Schuylkill Expressway. Triangle Redevelopment Area: report by Associated City Planners. Proposed zoning ordinance: prohibition of residences in industrial areas. Recreation sites; Hatfield Playground - N.W. corner Clarissa Street and Hunting Park Avenue.

May 11, 1949
Committee on the Public Improvements Program reappointed. Redevelopment and housing: Mayor's Committee on Neighborhood Improvement. Philadelphia economic base study: "The Philadelphia Economy". Contract with Alderson and Sessions for the Center City study. Technical Societies Council of Philadelphia report-"Recreational Areas" by Sub-Committee City Planning. Recreation sites-proposed acquisition: Temple Stadium area (50th Ward); 42nd Street and Haverford Avenue; 48th and Spruce Streets. Redevelopment: Aramingo Area; S.W. Temple Area "Ontario Square". Extension to Pennsylvania Turnpike-Schuylkill Expressway and extensions: Change of name proposed by Keystone Automobile Club; Type of interchanges; Contract with Herman Abrams for
model of interchange points.  Philadelphia Automobile Show. Independence Mall North; Vare Avenue-34th Street Highway. Pennsylvania Boulevard-24th Street Highway. Better Philadelphia Exhibition permanent site (Franklin Institute)-financing. Central City model exhibit: Steel pier, Atlantic City, N.J. Proposed zoning ordinance: Prohibition of residences in industrial areas. 

June 8, 1949
Leave of absence for Hans Blumenfeld. Contract with Maxine Woolston (economist) and E. Henry Klaber (redevelopment). Extension to Pennsylvania Turnpike-Schuylkill Expressway: brochure. American Society of Planning Officials advisory service: Zoning Digest news letter. Extension to Pennsylvania Turnpike-Schuylkill Expressway: change of name. City/County space needs study. Public information bulletin #3: "Relationship between Sales and Real Estate and Assessed Values".
Special information bulletin-additional printing: "Estimates of the Racial Composition and Distribution of Population in Philadelphia on January 1, 1949". Independence Mall-placing on City Plan. Technical Advisory Committee on Historic Shrines Area (prior reference as "Old City Area"). Redevelopment: East Poplar Area (density). Recreation sites-proposed acquisitions: Temple Stadium area (50th Ward); 42nd Street and Haverford Avenue; Kendrick School Vicinity. Land development control: Rhawnhurst Park; Torresdale Park. The Philadelphia Highway Traffic Board-plan for parking garages. State housing program. Pennsylvania Turnpike Extension-Approaches to the University Avenue bridge. Wooden Bridge Run.

July 13, 1949
Budget for 1950. Redevelopment: East Poplar Area (#10)-proposed redevelopment projects nos. 1 and 2; Old City area (#8); University Area (#4). Frankford Creek Valley (flood control). Wooden Bridge Run. Aramingo Area. South Philadelphia Area: Agreement with railroads. 

August 10, 1949
Extension to the Pennsylvania Turnpike-Schuylkill Expressway-Roosevelt Boulevard extension: Contract with Herman Abrams for models. Highway improvement project models. Walnut Lane-Rittenhouse Street highway. Redevelopment: West Poplar Area; University of Pennsylvania: West Philadelphia Subway Portal proposal. Recreation sites-proposed acquisition: 42nd Street and Haverford Avenue. Public Housing projects: procedure on recommendation of sites. Railroad freight facilities: Philadelphia and vicinity. Inspection of Redevelopment Areas. 

September 14, 1949
Additional rental space for PCPC. Redevelopment: University of Pennsylvania: West Philadelphia Subway Portal proposal. "Operation Fix-Up". Recommended Program of Public Improvements 1950-55: cover design. Public information regarding loan proposals. Pennsylvania State Highway Planning Commission. Extension to the Pennsylvania Turnpike-Schuylkill Expressway etc., City/State agreement. Recommended Program of Public Improvements: suggestion to the City Charter Commission for change in date specified for submissal. Recreation sites-proposed acquisition: vicinity of 42nd Street and Haverford Avenue. Review of proposed development: "Stonehurst". Aramingo Area air pollution study. Philadelphia Chapter of ASCE meeting and inspection trip October 11, 1949.

October 5, 1949
Commission budget for 1950. Center City study first phase. Contract with E. Henry Klaber (redevelopment). Contract with Clarke, Rapuano and Holleran for a traffic flow analysis of the Schuylkill Expressway, Roosevelt Boulevard and Vine Street extensions. Contract with Alderson and Sessions for the Center City study second phase. Advisory Committee on Center City Study. Redevelopment-Housing quality survey reports for Southeast Central Area and Mill Creek Area. Pennsylvania Turnpike Extension: Schuylkill Expressway; Roosevelt Boulevard extension; Vine Street extension. Redevelopment Authority request for inclusion of redevelopment allocation in Six Year Recommended Program of Public Improvements. Recommended Program for Public Improvements 1950-55.

October 19, 1949
PCPC staff positions. Academy of Natural Sciences request for model of sewage treatment plant. Better Philadelphia Exhibition permanent site: financing. Recommended Program of Public Improvements 1950-55. 

November 9, 1949
Extension to Pennsylvania Turnpike-Schuylkill Expressway and extensions: City/State agreement. State Planning Board request for Planning Commission approval of site at 81st Street and Grovers Avenue for large scale public housing project. Old City housing survey report. City owned property: procedure for keeping information up to date. Triangle Redevelopment Area-Architects Committee. Independence National Historical Shrines Park. Pennsylvania Turnpike Extension: Schuylkill Expressway; Roosevelt Boulevard extension; Vine Street extension.

December 14, 1949
Reappoint D. Robert Yarnall to the City Planning Commission. Election of Chairman and Vice-Chairman. PCPC 1950 budget. PCPC staff position: Chief, Division of Land Planning. Cancellation of consultant contracts with: Wheelwright, Stevenson and Langran; Walter Pfender. Academy of Natural Sciences request for model of sewage treatment plant. Consultant contract with Robert Mitchell. Revision of Downtown model: Schuylkill Expressway and Vine Street extension. Model construction: Roosevelt Boulevard extension. Information bulletin #4: Recreation Sites Acquired by the City. Philadelphia health survey report. Consultant's report on the Schuylkill Expressway. Major highway plan for Philadelphia. Proposed highway connection; Philadelphia and Upper Darby. Survey of housing displacement occasioned by the Roosevelt Boulevard extension route. Redevelopment Area reports. Recreation sites; Third Street and Wyoming Avenue. Recommended Program for Public Improvements. Staff Christmas party. 


1948

January 14, 1948
Recommend support for traffic reversal revisions on Spruce and Pine streets. Discuss status of 36th and Ludlow subway portal. Discuss North Mall/Independence Square. Discuss staff report on proposed Northeast development controls. Approve erecting a war memorial at Northeast Airport. Authorize a contract with the Institute of Local and State Government to consult on a space study for City and County offices. Discuss Reyburn Plaza underground garage. Approve funds for copying and distributing an Architectural Forum article on the Greater Philadelphia Exhibition. Approve continuing contract with E.H.Klaber for Redevelopment studies. Approve contract with the Redevelopment Authority to continue the Housing Survey in progress.

February 11, 1948
Authorize publishing staff study Estimates of Future Long-Term Trend of Population Growth in the Philadelphia-Camden Industrial Area, 1950-2000. Approve funds for the Union Library Catalogue of the University of Pennsylvania for Planning Commission library accessions. Approve referring recommended sites for a Quartnermaster Corps Research Laboratory to the Chamber of Commerce. Discuss off-street parking facilities. Discuss vine Street project. Discuss proposed street changes in the area around the Youth Study Center. Approve a recommendation that Poplar Area be certified as a redevelopment area.

February 26, 1948
Review and edit text of a proposed statement to City Council covering Loan bills. 

April 14, 1948
Appoint Major General Harry Vaughan to the Technical Advisory Committee on Local Transportation. Approve extending contract with Property Service Inc for 1947 Realty sales and 1948 assessments. Approve contract with Maxine Woolston for special studies. Authorize Commission participation and funding to participate in an exposition in Atlantic City. Authorize transferring funds to cover a final deficit for the Better Philadelphia Exhibition. Authorize funds for Associated City Planners for work completed on the Triangle portion of the Better Philadelphia Exhibition.
Recommend that a site at 48th and Spruce be rezoned from Residential "F" to Commercial "A" and acquired for recreation. Instruct staff to prepare a development plan for the Mall at Independence Hall and obtain estimates for its construction. Presentation of proposed extension of Lincoln Drive. 

May 12, 1948
Report on staff position residency waivers. Report of Civil Service Commission provisional appointment of Raymond Leonard as Executive Director. Approve the Commission's Annual Report for 1947 and approve funds for reproduction. Report on proposed railroad plan study. Approve a report from the Technical Advisory Committee on Recreation relating to sites at 54th and Florence streets and Queen Lane and Pulaski Avenue. Discuss a policy for preparation, approval and release of Planning Commission plans. Report on Chairman's meeting with the Mayor regarding land acquisition at the North Mall. Review staff proposal for North Mall. Presentation of a preliminary plan for the Poplar Redevelopment Area and authorize its transfer to the Redevelopment Authority and Housing Authority.  

June 9, 1948
Accept staff resignation and appointment. Approve purchasing a Dictaphone. Authorize request for a new Commission vehicle. Approve change in titles for staff. Report on proposed railroad committee. Discuss Youth Study Center area street changes. Discuss the North Mall proposal.  Discuss a request by the Octavia Hill Association to certify an area near 19th and Lombard streets for redevelopment. Accept a proposal for the Walnut Lane-Rittenhouse Street Highway Improvement project and authorize preparing an ordinance for a City Plan change. Authorize a contract for services with Robert Mitchell. 

July 14, 1948
Stevenson, Wheelwright and Langran contract. Stoller contract-Better Philadelphia Exhibition. Recommended Program of Public Improvements, 1948/54 - Revised form for presentation of tables. American Public Health Association housing survey. Water/sewer tax program. Office operation. Rhawnhurst Park plan. Airport plans. Proposed transit changes east of Broad Street. East Poplar Redevelopment Area Plan. Walnut Lane-Rittenhouse Street Highway. North Triangle Redevelopment Area apartment house proposal. 

August 11, 1948
State housing program legislation: employment of counsel. Health and welfare survey: contract with Health and Welfare Council Inc. Commission budget and work plan for 1949. Committee of Fifteen: Analysis of Positions in Municipal Government. Better Philadelphia Exhibition: permanent site. Octavia Hill Association request for Redevelopment Area certification for South Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Turnpike extension to Philadelphia. 

September 22, 1948
Raymond Forbes Leonard memorial fund. State legislation: housing and redevelopment. Program for Housing and Redevelopment of Blighted Areas accompanied by a map entitled Redevelopment Areas and Proposed Public Housing Sites. Pennsylvania Turnpike extension to Philadelphia: Schuylkill Expressway and 24th Street Highway. Northeast Philadelphia site plans. Pennsylvania Avenue. Independence Mall North. Better Philadelphia Exhibition permanent site: Franklin Institute. Recommended Program of Public Improvements 1949-1954. 

October 13, 1948
Public relations. Commission budget for 1949. Triangle North Redevelopment Area: apartment house proposal. Better Philadelphia Exhibition permanent site: Franklin Institute. Pennsylvania Turnpike extension to Philadelphia: Schuylkill Expressway. New York City public improvements inspection: American Institute of Architects tour. Northeast Philadelphia site plans: North Rhawnhurst area. Public buildings maintenance and repair survey: correlated to City/County space needs study.

November 10, 1948
Planning Commission budget: Committee of Fifteen report. Planning Commission relationship to Budget Survey Commission and Budget Research Board. Technical Advisory Committee on Transportation. Pennsylvania Turnpike extension to Philadelphia: Schuylkill Expressway. Public relations counselor for Planning Commission. Recreation sites; proposed acquisition in the Temple Stadium area. Better Philadelphia Exhibition permanent site. Health study. Presentations to City Council: East Poplar Area Plan; The Schuylkill Expressway plan; and the Recommended Program of Public Improvements 1949-1954. University of Pennsylvania Development Plan for area. North Triangle Redevelopment Area apartment house proposal. State housing program. Planning Commission office lobbies. 

December 15, 1948
Ecological map series. Estimate of Distribution of Population in Philadelphia by Wards 1948: public information bulletin. Pennsylvania Turnpike extension to Philadelphia: Schuylkill Expressway. Better Philadelphia Exhibition permanent site. Recreation sites: proposed acquisition for Temple Stadium area (50th Ward). Technical Advisory Committee on Zoning. Technical Advisory Committee on Old City area. McCall's Magazine: back yard project. Proposed silt disposal in Roxborough stream valleys by State Department of Forests and Waters (W. Ringe). Pennsylvania State Planning Board reorganized. Vine Street. Staff Christmas party. Six Year Recommended Program of Public Improvements. 


1947

January 8, 1947
Discuss possible incinerator sites in South Philadelphia. Discuss new location for the County Courts and instruct staff to undertake a study. Approve referring 1823 Callowhill Street to the Department of Public Welfare for a Reception Center for Dependent Children. Approve recommending a site on Frankford and Princeton avenues to the Free Library for a Mayfair library. Approve recommending a site at Thuron Avenue and Sedgwick Street to the Board of Public Education for an elementary school.

February 11, 1947
Authorize writing an ordinance to transfer funding to the Department of City Transit to study a potential parking garage under Reyburn Plaza. Authorize continued participation in preliminary study of blighted areas. Authorize writing an ordinance to transfer funding to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for an Origin and Destination study. Authorize spending funding to continue the U.S. Geological Survey's study of the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area. Discuss Vine Street Expressway. Recommend disapproval to the Zoning Board of Adjustment for a variance at 5 S. 37th Street.

March 25, 1947
Approve funding for an environmental assessment survey as part of the preliminary study of blighted areas. Approve funding for additional models for the Pennsylvania Boulevard project. Authorize a new contract with Associated City Planners for supplemental information for the blighted area study for the Triangle Area. Report on the status of Pennsylvania Boulevard plans. Recommend disapproval of funding for the Zoological Gardens. Approve two sites for recreation: Indiana Avenue and Thompson Street and 13 acres between 68th and 70th streets. Report on a Council request for a study of City and County space needs. Discuss Philadelphia City Planning Exhibition. 

April 9, 1947
Authorize funding to contract with Grant Simon for cooperative studies, with the Federal Commission, for a Park or Mall at Independence Hall. Authorize contracting with Hugh Lovell to lay out a plan for the joint study of Consolidated Health Centers. Report on staff hiring. Report on the Pennsylvania Boulevard project. Confirm members of the Committee on Public Improvements Program. Recommend to the Mayor an amendment to the City/State agreement authorizing acquisition of additional right-of-way for the Vine Street project. 

May 14, 1947
Approve Robert Yarnall as Chairman of the Committee on Public Improvements Program. Approve continuing sales and assessments study for 1946 sales and 1947 assessments and expanding to scope to study more wards. Recommend approval of two recreation sites: 42nd Street and Haverford Avenue, and 36th Street and Mantua Avenue. Discuss study of City and County space needs. Report on the progress of various public works projects. Discuss Philadelphia City Planning Exhibition. Discuss a City committee to consider revising the zoning ordinance. 

June 11, 1947
Report on agreement between the Commission and the Redevelopment Authority for the Commission to certify six areas as blighted by July. Authorize contracting with E. Henry Klaber to assist with Redevelopment reports. Discuss the Philadelphia City Planning Exhibition. 

July 9, 1947
Direct staff to inform the Board of Public Education of the Commission's approval of the Thuron Avenue and Sedgwick Street site for an elementary school. Request that the Board retain the Germantown High School athletic field in public ownership. Report on Supreme Court case delaying certification of six areas for redevelopment. Table transfer of funding for a Consolidated Health Center study. Approve allocating additional funds for the Philadelphia City Planning Exhibition. Discuss donation of a property to add to Wister's Woods Park. Report on the status of the Youth Study Center. Review a map entitled "Preliminary Expressway Plan-Philadelphia Metropolitan District". Report on Department of Public Works plans for developments on Island Avenue. 

August 13, 1947
Presentation to the Commission by the South Philadelphia Neighborhood Conference. Approve funding for a Consolidated Health Center study. Review plans for a West River Bank Drive, and a northern expressway at Godfrey Avenue. Presentation to the Commission, by consultant, on Redevelopment reports. Approve printing pamphlets for The Better Philadelphia Exhibition.Appointment of Lawrence Costello to the Commission. 

September 10, 1947
Add three positions to the 1948 budget request to work on redevelopment area certifications. Authorize funds to conduct a poll of visitors to the Better Philadelphia Exhibition. Resolution to state Commission's approval of a site on the Parkway for the Youth Study Center. Discuss extension of the subway-surface tunnel at Ludlow and 36th streets. Authorize proposal for eight areas to be recommended for certification as Redevelopment Areas: Temple; Triangle; Passyunk Square; University; Mill Creek; Lower Eastwick; Aramingo; and Old City. 

October 22, 1947
Approve transmitting the Recommended Program of Public Improvements 1948-1953 to Council. Authorize preparing an ordinance transferring funds to the Department of Public Works for a survey of sites for disposal of ash disposal and non-combustible rubbish. Authorize a resolution for the Commission and Department of Public Works to negotiate an agreement with the Fairmount Park Commission and the Pennsylvania Department of Highways for planning and construction of a highway on the west bank of the Schuylkill River. Instruct staff to contact the Army Corps of Engineers regarding widening of the river for flood control. Discuss regional highway plan and Origin and Destination Traffic Survey. Approve the recommendation of the Technical Advisory Committee on Local Transportation for an extended subway-surface tunnel at 36th and Ludlow and authorize transmission to the Mayor. Appoint Samuel Littlejohn as Chairman of the Technical Advisory Committee on Local Transportation. 

November 12, 1947
Report on 1948 budget request. Report on staff studies of space needs for City and County agencies. Approve proposed certifying of Southeast Central as a Redevelopment Area. Report on staff work on Northeast development controls. Report on the Building Code update. Announcement that Philadelphia would receive the Haire trophy from the National Aero Association. 

December 10, 1947
Reappoint Judge MacNeille to the Commission. Approve extending the contract with Property Service Inc., for 1946 sales in relation to 1947 assessments. Approve nomination of Leonard Drake to the Technical Advisory Committee on Local Transportation. Recommend approval to acquire land at Broad Street and Olney Avenue for lease to the Philadelphia Transit Company for parking. Recommend approval for: removal of car tracks on Pine, Spruce, Lombard and South streets; removal of car tracks on Spruce between the rivers; cutting 27th Street through from South Street to Bainbridge Street; and street directional changes for double tracking of trolleys on Spruce and Walnut streets. Recommend widening 33rd Street. Approve proposed extension of the Aramingo Redevelopment Area. Instruct staff to send recommendations for Walnut Lane bridge to the Department of Public Works. Authorize contract with Michael Rapuano to study highway designs. Report of revision of a zoning ordinance for off-street loading and parking. 


1946

January 9, 1946
Commission presented with a copy of Comprehensive Plans Number - Philadelphia, Vol IV, No 3 published by the City in 1911.  Edward Hopkinson re-appinted to the Commission. Report on progress made toward the city-wide sewage treatment project. Discuss Vine Street project. Approve staff report made to the Philadelphia Emergency Housing Committee. Authorize preparation of a new contract with Property Service Inc. to study sales and assessments from 1944 through 1946. Authorize a request to transfer funds to the Department of Public Health or the City Architect. Discuss proposal for a new state office building. Discuss a park or mall at Independence Hall. Discuss on-street parking needs in the central city.

February 13, 1946
Discuss Council ordinances to authorize loans for public works improvements and related projects to be funded: House of Detention for Juveniles, municipal airports and highway improvement. Discuss land use plan for industry and its relation to the Comprehensive Plan. Approve extension of contract for scale models. Approve Board of Public Education's proposed school sites: a junior-senior high school at Rowland Avenue and Ryan Avenue; a junior-senior high school at 58th Street and Walnut Street; and an elementary school at Castor Avenue and Hartel Avenue. Discuss proposed school sites: Co-ed Senior High School to replace Benjamin Franklin High; a new South Philadelphia High School.

March 13, 1946
Distribute and discuss a report by the Department of Public Works covering progress of plan preparation in the Bureau of Engineering, Surveys and Zoning. Discuss Northeast Sewage Treatment Works. Discuss potential for progress reports on projects listed in the Recommended Program of Public Improvements. Authorize contract extension with the Institute of Local and State Government.
Discuss agency office hours and need for more office space. Authorize contract with O'Brien Bolt to prepare redevelopment studies. Report on staff hire. Discuss the Commission's relationship with the new Urban Redevelopment Authority. Discuss Museum of Art's request for more funding for an auditorium. Discuss Veteran's Administration visit to view possible sits for a Veteran's Hospital. Table discussion of possible recreation sites. Discuss Commission's relationship with the Zoning Board of Adjustment. 

Approve staff recommendation on two zoning cases: area bounded by Adams Avenue, Rising Sun Avenue, Tacony Creek, and Philadelphia, Newtown and New York Railroad; area bounded by Vernon Road, Greenwood Avenue and Fayette Street and a line 150' west of Michener Street. Report on staff study of proposed site for a new South Philadelphia High School. Discuss site for a new Juvenile House of Detention. Authorize preparing an ordinance to transfer funding to the Department of Public Works for project plans and specifications for the Juvenile House of Detention. Discuss improvement of Pennsylvania Boulevard. Advise of the status of agreements for the Independence Hall project and the Tacony-Palmyra bridge approach improvement. Discuss Vine Street project. 

May 15, 1946
Discuss Council resolution instructing the Commission to prepare preliminary plans for projects in the City-State highway program: Pennsylvania Boulevard, Tacony-Palmyra bridge approaches, Harbison-Aramingo-Delaware avenue system, Stenton-Godfrey-Adams avenue system, Henry Avenue, Independence Mall, and Grant Avenue. Authorize Commission to contract with consultants for the Pennsylvania Boulevard project. Discuss Vine Street improvement project. Discuss City participation in a proposed Philadelphia City Planning Exhibition. Authorize continuation of the Advisory Committee on the Recommended Public Improvements Program and nominate an additional member. Discuss revisions to personnel requirements. Include the House of Detention for Untried Witnesses and Untried Persons in the Recommended Program for Public Improvements.  

July 10, 1946
Report on the status of the sewage treatment system. Discuss redevelopment studies: list updated to include: vicinity of Old Swedes Church; Dock Street Merchants area; 19th and Lombard streets. Report on the status of the City-State highway program. Authorize advising the Department of Public Works that the Commission does not object to 29th and Ellsworth for a new incinerator. Approve referring recreation plan for the Near Northeast to City Council and the Board of Public Education.  Authorize staff to suggest sites to the Art Jury for the proposed Juvenile House of Detention. Report on the Annual Report for 1944 and 1945. Read a report by the Bureau of Engineering, Surveys and Zoning on the status of public improvement projects.

August 9, 1946
Appoint W. Findlay Downs to the Commission. Authorize preparation of an ordinance to appropriate funding for the Philadelphia City Planning Exhibition. Discuss amended agreement with the Pennsylvania Railroad related to the railroad's terminal improvement. Report on findings from the Technical Advisory Committee on Recreation. Approve purchase of sites for recreation and other municipal purposes (15 sites) and transmittal to City Council and City agencies.

August 21, 1946
Recommend striking of Lincoln Drive (Abington Avenue to Germantown Avenue) from the City Plan. Recommend improvements to Moyamensing Prison. Authorize a contract with Markley Stevenson for design of recreation areas. Review first Public Information Bulletin and authorize continuation of a series of bulletins. Review sites in City Council recreation program.

September 12, 1946
Review and edit the draft Recommended Program of Public Improvements for 1947-1952.

October 9, 1946
Discuss proposed "Custis Mall" (Independence Mall). Discuss Airport Program for the Philadelphia-Camden Metropolitan Area and authorize obtaining bids to print the report. Discuss Pennsylvania Boulevard project and authorize a contract for consultant design services. Authorize contract for additional scale models. Authorized continued lease for staff office space. Discuss securing an agreement with the State Highway Department on a proposed federal system into an in Philadelphia. 

November 13, 1946
Appoint Thomas Buckley to the Commission. Approve resolution on the death of Director Martin McLaughlin. Report on studies on Delaware River waterfront and central city: a proposed National Park; and the proposed relocation of the Dock Street Produce Market. Discuss Roosevelt Boulevard improvement between Oxford Circle and Broad Street. Report on the Vine Street project. Request staff to prepare a redesign for preliminary discuss with the Department of Public Works. Discuss of United Nations headquarters.  

December 18, 1946
Discuss proposed National Park at Independence Hall. Discuss proposed United Nations headquarters. Report on progress of Pennsylvania Boulevard improvement. Discuss transit and street changes in the vicinity of the University of Pennsylvania. Report on forming an association among local governments for cooperative planning and action. Report on additional recreation sites being studied: 8th and Diamond streets; Trenton Avenue and Huntingdon Street; and 18th and Johnston streets and authorize sending recommended sites to City Council. Authorize publicity covering report An Airport Program for the Philadelphia-Camden Metropolitan Area. Congratulate the Executive Director on an award by the Citizens' Council on City Planning. Report on staff positions in the Commission's 1947 budget. View slides and explain the proposed layout of the Philadelphia City Planning Exhibition.


1945


January 10, 1945
Re-appoint members to the Advisory Committee on Transit and the Advisory Committee on Real Estate Assessments.Discuss staff shortages. Discuss study of City hospitals and authorize funding for consultants. Authorize staff appointments.

February 14, 1945
Authorize Commission, along with the Department of Public Works, to sponsor a meeting with the Illuminating Engineers Society. Authorize contract with Bureau of Municipal Research. Report of Advisory Committee on Transit. Report on joint meeting of recreation agencies. Nominate members to the Technical Committee on Recreation. Read a letter from Temple University regarding Hunting Park. Authorize an preparation of an ordinance to transfer funding for preliminary architectural studies for the House of Detention for Adult Witnesses and Untried Prisoners.

March 2, 1945
Discuss proposed financial study with the Bureau of Municipal Research. Consider the status of projects included in the recommended Public Improvements Program. 

March 14, 1945
Report on discussion of Public Works Program, particularly the Sewage Treatment and Disposal program. Status update on Municipal Research Bureau contract. Discuss public works projects: pumping station and highways on the west bank of the Schuylkill River; Vine street approach to the Delaware River bridge; Delaware Avenue skyway; Penrose Avenue bridge. Report from the the Advisory Committee on Transit regarding subway-surface car portals near 30th Street.

April 11, 1945
Discuss congressional bill to form a commission to investigate establishing Independence National Park. Discuss a housing bill introduced into the state legislature. Authorize the chairman to recommend members of a proposed urban redevelopment project committee.  

April 27, 1945
Read a letter from the Commonwealth regarding State Highway Routes in Philadelphia. Discussion of Pennsylvania-New Jersey Federal Aid Highway System for the metropolitan area. Report from Department of City Transit. Authorize preparation of an ordinance to transfer funding to the Department of City Transit for concourse plans and specifications. Discuss land acquisition and design for the south side of Parkway. Report on resuming air service in Philadelphia. Report on Municipal Research Board contract. Discuss need for contract for document preparation. Discuss need to establish a panel of technical consultants.

May 9, 1945
Read resignation letter from Commissioner Judge MacNeille.  Read correspondence regarding spot redevelopment using pre-fabricated housing. Discuss proposed public works, specifically Vare Avenue/34th Street from Passyunk Avenue to Grays Ferry Avenue.  Approve plans for four public works projects discussed at the April 26th meeting. Discuss correspondence from Navy Yard Commandant regarding the river situation. Discuss sewage disposal program. Discuss request to vacate Pennsylvania Avenue between 20th and 21st streets for the House of Detention for Juveniles.

May 25, 1945
Discuss change in Insurance Company Law to allow life insurance companies to invest in housing projects. Authorize Commission to recommend to the Mayor to create a Redevelopment Authority. Propose studies for six sample areas to prepare for designations for redevelopment. Request Commissioners to submit names for a technical committee on redevelopment. Authorize funding to bring up to date the 1944 report from the Committee on Real Estate Assessments. Authorize Commission to continue working with the Housing Authority on public housing. Report on public hearing for Penrose Avenue bridge.

July 11, 1945
Authorize Property Service Inc a real estate study from 1944. Preliminary approval of Penrose Avenue Bridge plan. Authorize the Commission to request from the State Department of Highways a restudy of Vine Street widening and design.

July 25, 1945
Authorize the Commission to write a letter to the Board of Public Education approving three new schools to be added to the over-all City plan. Authorize including the elimination of grade crossings in Germantown and Fox Chase into the 1946-51 Program of Public Improvements. Add a member to the Committee on Public Works Improvement Program. Presentation of staff sketch plans and cost estimates for Vine Street Project restudy.

August 22, 1945
Discuss Vine street approach to Delaware River bridge restudy. Report on City tour taken by City and Commonwealth officials. Report on Southwest Airport study and Delaware River industrial tunnel. Discuss policy of Commission for Recommended Program of Public Improvements for 1946-51. Authorize Executive Director to contract for illustrative sketches. Authorize staff reimbursements for work related items. Report on a visit to Philadelphia from the Federal Works Administration.

September 13, 1945
Approve including a memorial statement to John Neeson in the Public Improvements Program report. Elect Mr. Yarnall as Vice Chairman of the Commission. Report on work to bring United Nations headquarters to Philadelphia. Report on Pennsylvania Stream and Timber Conservation program. Authorize the Executive Director to write a letter support the Board of Public Education's application grant application to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for plans and specifications for new schools. Authorize the Executive Director to contract with Herman Abrams to build models of Commission projects. Discuss 1946 Commission budget.

October 10, 1945
Review a draft of the 1946-51 Recommended Program of Public Improvements. Approve transmitting the recommended budget. Approve preparation of a budget to transfer funding within the Department of Public Works. Authorize the Executive Director to prepare a letter advising the Mayor of the Commission's recommendation for Philadelphia to become home to the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

November 14, 1945
Approve 22nd and Market Street as the location of a new state office building. Discuss agreement with Pennsylvania Railroad on proposed Pennsylvania Boulevard extension. Discuss Council ordinance authorizing land acquisition for expansion of Northeast and Southwest airports. Authorize Chairman to attend City Council hearing on Vine Street restudy.

December 12, 1945
Report on, and discuss, and recommend approval of the Pennsylvania Boulevard project. Report on City Council's Finance Committee and requested 1946 budget. Authorize transmittal of a staff report on airport land acquisition be transmitted to Council. Report on contract for creation of models. Report on progress of the sewage treatment program. Approve resolution creating a Commission petty cash fund with the Girard Trust Company.


1944

January 19, 1944
Staff appointments. Appoint an advisory committee to study substandard areas of the City. Approve a contract with the Institute of Local and State Government. Establish a Committee of Public Works. Discuss conserving residential areas and forming a Committee on the Relation of Real Estate Assessments to Sale Prices. Discuss forming an Advisory Committee on Public Transportation. Discuss leasing space for Commission staff offices.

February 9, 1944
Staff terminations. Discuss proposed Juvenile House of Detention site. Report of Committee on the Relation of Real Estate Assessments to Sale Prices. Discussion of Commission working with Archdiocese on school site selections. Create a Committee on Rules; Report of Committee on Public Improvements Program. Discuss Technical Advisory Committee on Transit. Discuss draft Annual Report of the City Planning Commission for 1943.

March 8, 1944
Report on status of lease for staff offices. Discuss Technical Advisory Committee on Transit appointments and work plan. Report of Committee on Public Improvements Program. Report of Committee on the Relation of Real Estate Assessments to Sale Prices. Authorize Executive Director to support letter of endorsement by the Department of Public Works to the State Sanitary Water Board. Discuss residency waiver requirements for staff and staff appointment. Authorize amending the contract with the Institute of Local and State Government to conduct population studies. Discuss planning for recreation facilities.

April 12, 1944
Discuss population study. Authorize the Commission to convene a meeting between agencies which plan for, or provide services to, recreation centers. Discuss proposed Senior House of Detention site. Discuss aviation planning and authorize Commission to meet with regional counterparts. Discuss a budget transfer to the Bureau of Engineering, Surveys and Zoning. Discuss public works items.

May 10, 1944
Discuss the House of Detention for Adult Witnesses and Untried Persons site selection. Authorize sub-committee on Consolidation of Detention Facilities. Discuss planning for housing. Report on budget transfer to Bureau of Engineering, Surveys and Zoning. Report on letter from Colonel Samuel Wetherill. Authorize Executive Director to investigate buying new aerial photographs of the City. Report on meeting regarding former Pencoyd Iron Works site and development of continuation of West River Drive. Discuss possible revisions to the Philadelphia Building Code. Discuss letter written to Pennsylvania Railroad regarding a re-study of the Chinese Wall and West Market Street. Discuss of a study of state legislation to permit Philadelphia to regulate land subdivision.

June 13, 1944
Report of sub-committee of proposed Houses of Detention. Set a policy regarding release of information to the press regarding the six-year program of public improvements. Report regarding the Board of Education’s six-year capital program. Discuss about creating a Finance Committee. Display of a plan by Morton Keast for an area bounded by the Parkway. Market Street and the Schuylkill River. Report on the Commission budget. Report of the Committee on Public Works Improvements regarding funding to complete Pier No. 80. Report on new aerial photographs. Appoint of a subcommittee to study possible Building Code revisions. Discussion of federal government’s condemning a site for the Publicker plant expansion.

July 27, 1944
Present a scale model of the “Curtis Mall” (Independence Mall). Report regarding the State Post-War Planning Commission. Authorize transferring funds to the Department of Wharves, Docks and Ferries and the Department of City Transit for completion of Pier No. 80 and the North Broad Subway concourse. Discuss report on six-year program of public improvements. Report on Board of Public Education tentative six-year program. Discuss moving sewage treatment program forward. Discuss sewer rental ordinance. Authorize a contract with Property Service Inc. for expense for the report on property assessments. Discuss request by City Council President for Commission study existing City property and leased spaces. Approve staff appointments.

August 23, 1944
Discuss need to extend the contract with the Institute of Local and State Government. Discuss the public improvements program for 1945-1950.

August 25, 1944
Discuss Population study by the Institute of Local and State Government and authorize a new contract. Discuss an origin-destination survey of traffic on the Delaware River Bridge. Discuss letter by Citizens’ Council on City Planning regarding the Vine Street bridge approach. Discuss anticipated employment after the war related to the public works program. Summarize a report by the Board of Public Education on the capital improvement program.

September 25, 1944
Edit the Capital Program Budget. Approve 1945 preliminary department budget estimates.

October 18, 1944
Discuss Council resolution to consider installing escalators at all Frankford Elevated railway stations and refer to the Committee on Transit. Authorize printing and distributing the Report on Public Improvements Program. Authorize transferring funds within the 1944 budget. Authorize Executive Director and City Architect to determine the cost of a study of physical requirements of the public hospital system. Report on a meeting with the Federal Works Agency.

December 12, 1944
Re-appointment of Mr. Yarnall to the Commission. Discuss proposed study of land use in Philadelphia, specifically industrial sites. Present a new” existing land use” map. Report on Civil Service examinations and interviews. Report on the status metropolitan civil aviation study. Discuss meeting with staff of agencies involved in public recreation facilities. Report of subcommittee on transit related to restrooms in the concourse.


1943

December 8, 1943 
Discuss Council approval of 1944 Commission budget; Discuss senior staff Civil Service examinations. Authorize securing additional office space for staff. Discuss sewage disposal system construction program and authorize transmission of recommended steps and budget to the Mayor and Council President.

November 17, 1943
Appoint of legal adviser for Commission.  Discuss planning for civil aviation facilities. Discuss financing sewage disposal system. Review Board of Public Education’s proposed purchase of land to replace Fox Chase School and to relieve congestion at Carnell School and Wilson Junior High School. Approve payment to the University of Pennsylvania’s Institute of Local and State Government for services rendered.

October 15, 1943
Authorize transmission of report “Finances of the City of Philadelphia” to the Mayor and City Council. Adopt a regular monthly meeting date and time.

September 10, 1943
Report on staff job descriptions and qualifications. Amend department budget line items for 1943. Approve a recommended agency budget for 1944. 

Request for the Executive Director position to be exempt from Civil Service. Report on update to the Gates Report on municipal finances. Continue a survey of planning materials for a study of planning responsibilities of City and County agencies. Review bids for office furniture. Staff organization approved and Executive Director authorized to prepare job specifications. Executive Director instructed to prepare a schedule of expenses for the remainder of 1943. Review a summary draft of 1944 budget request. Executive Director instructed to ask other agencies for estimates for surveys, plans and specifications for 1944 public works projects. Authorize subscriptions for membership in the American Society of Planning Officials.  

July 14, 1943
Request City Council to confirm Robert B. Mitchell as the Executive Director. Appropriate money for his Executive Director’s salary and the salary of a clerical assistant.

June 30, 1943
Discuss information from a June 23rd forum. Discuss organization of staff and hiring of staff. Discuss hiring Robert B. Mitchell as technical staff director.

June 2, 1943
Review a survey of available City Planning materials. Review Finance Advisory Commission material to prepare for a Post-War Public Works Program. Retain the Institute of Local and State Government to complete a survey of planning material that might be useful to the Commission. Establish a relationship between the Commission, Council, Mayor, City departments and the public. Establish policies for the Commission.

May 5, 1943
Authorize collecting data and reports from City, state and federal agencies for the Commission to review. Establish qualifications for technical staff directors. Establish a regular meeting day and time.

March 5, 1943
Establish the City Planning Commission. Elect officers. Choose office space for technical staff.