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1999
January 14, 1999
Minutes of the meeting of December 17, 1998. Adoption of the FY2000-2005 Capital Program. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #98-1309, erect an 11-story, 18-unit apartment building at 800-820 S. Swanson Street, with 27 accessory parking spaces. Minor modifications to the Penn’s Landing Master Plan. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Nello Construction Co., Inc., in the Aramingo Redevelopment Area, East Venango Industrial Urban Renewal Area: for expansion of a business. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans): 900 block of Rodman Street; Sharswood Street, Harlan Street, Gratz Street; Morse Street, Allen Street; 11th Street; Anna Drive; Pearce Street. 

February 4, 1999
Minutes of the meeting of January 14, 1999. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Spring Garden Housing Limited Partnership in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area and Spring Garden neighborhood: rehabilitate four vacant structures and build 15 multi-family housing units. Bill #990035: Authorize striking and vacating from the City Plan legally open portions of Belgrade Street from Butler Street to Wheatsheaf Lane. Proposed Society Hill and Pennsylvania Hospital of Washington Square West Historic District. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans): Parrish Street, Brown Street, Marvine Street, Warnock Street, Reno Place; Harper Street; Reese Street, gas main right-of-way; Gardenia Lane, drainage and utility right-of-way. 

February 25, 1999
Minutes of the meeting of the meeting of February 4, 1999. Proposed Society Hill and Pennsylvania Hospital of Washington Square West Historic District. Bills #990021 and #990022 Recommended FY2000-20005 Capital Budget: adding carryover projects from FY1999 Capital Budget and modifications to the recommended Program and Budget. Bill #980901: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Grant Avenue, Academy Road, Holme Avenue, Willits Road, a railroad right-of-way and Blue Grass Road. Act 94 Spot Condemnation: acquire 98 properties, mostly in West and North Philadelphia, for residential development. Twenty-third amended Redevelopment Proposal and 15th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: allow taking 218 properties for five separate projects, in Lower North Philadelphia, for residential development and expansion of an existing business. Fifth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 5th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area: acquire 42 properties for housing development and rehabilitation. Point Breeze East Redevelopment Area: First amended Redevelopment Proposal and 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan: acquire 94 properties for renovation and new construction.

March 18, 1999
Minutes of the meeting of February 25, 1999. Redeveloper’s Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Cecil B. Moore Limited Development Corp.: Eight vacant parcels to be developed into 35 housing units, and rehabilitation of four existing single family homes in the Cabot/Cecil B Moore and the Cecil B Moore Homeownership Zone in North Central. Ninth modification to the 3rd amended Urban Renewal Plan for the University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: establish new controls affecting the development site at 3401 Chestnut Street. Bill #990088: Authorize revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by relocating a portion of the westerly curb line of 20th Street between Cherry Street and Race Street. Bill #990100: Authorize revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by relocating the northeasterly curb line of Pratt Street between Frankford Avenue and Penn Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Bill #990111) first amended Redevelopment Proposal and 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Point Breeze East Redevelopment Area; (Bill #990112) Amend an ordinance approved December 22, 1987 to approve the 5th amended Redevelopment Proposal and 5th amended Urban Renewal Plan of the Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area; (Bill #990113) twenty-third amended Redevelopment Proposal and 15th amended urban renewal plan for the acquisition of 218 properties in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, to be developed by Cecil B. Moore CDC, W.C.R.P., Friends Rehabilitation Program, Poplar-Enterprise CDC and Sun Kee Tofu Foods Co.; (Final Plat, easterly side of Worthington Road, 60 feet south of Michelle Drive) subdivide a 2.56-acre parcel into 13 lots to allow for construction of 12 single family dwellings along a new City street; (Final Plat, southerly side of Red Lion Road, 200 feet east of Global Road) subdivide an 11.2-acre parcel to allow for construction of 21 single family dwellings along a new City Street (Gardenia Lane). 

April 15, 1999
Minutes of the meeting of March 18, 1999. University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: erect an eight-story academic building at the southeast corner of 38th and Walnut Streets. Cathedral Village RC-6 Master Plan amendment: new plantings, a pedestrian path system improved parking and a 3,008-square foot greenhouse at the northwesterly corner of Ridge Avenue and Cathedral Road. Bill #980848 Oxford Circle remapping: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Martins Mill Road, Oxford Avenue, Roosevelt Boulevard, Whitaker Avenue, Godfrey Avenue and Tabor Road. Blight Certification for an area bounded by Washington Avenue, S. 4th Street, Dickinson Street and S. 6th Street. Jefferson Square Redevelopment Area Plan: area bounded by Washington Avenue, S. 4th Street, Dickinson Street and S. 6th Street. Pennsport Urban Renewal Area: proposal to acquire 17 properties for new construction and housing rehabilitation. South Central Redevelopment Area, South Central Urban Renewal Area: proposed acquisition of 231 properties for rehabilitation and clearance in the vicinity of Martin Luther King Plaza. Bill #990143: Authorize striking from the City Plan East River Road from Calumet Street to the line of Fairmount Park. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans): Alter Street, drainage and utility right-of-way; Codorus Road, drainage and utility right-of-way; Confirmation plan and Final Plat, northerly side of Spring Lane west of Ridge Avenue - confirms four new City streets and subdivides 19 acres for the construction of 78 single family dwellings and two detention basins. 

April 27, 1999
Jefferson Square Redevelopment Area Plan: area bounded by Washington Avenue, S. 4th Street, Dickinson Street and S. 6th Street. 

May 6, 1999
Minutes of the meetings of April 15 and April 27, 1999. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and 1900 North Judson Street Limited Partnership in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: construction of Phase II, 33 new and rehabilitated units of rental housing. Twenty-fourth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 16th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: acquire 57 properties for three separate projects including housing construction and rehabilitation and a school parking lot. Sixth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 6th amended Urban Renewal Plan: acquire four properties for two separate projects including new and rehabilitated housing and a day care. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Beech Interplex, Inc., in the Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area: construction of the Beech Day Care Center and Commercial Building. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation in the South Central Urban Renewal Area: six properties to be rehabilitated under the HOMESTART program. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Mt. Airy U.S.A., in the Germantown Redevelopment Area: two properties to be used for a 20,000 square foot office and retail complex. Ninth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 6th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Mantua Urban Renewal Area: acquire five properties in the 3900 blocks of Lancaster Avenue and Warren Street, to be conveyed to People’s Emergency Center; and change the proposed land use map for some of the properties. Blight Certification for the Whitaker Redevelopment Area: bounded by Whitaker Avenue, the Naval Aviation Supply Depot, Kennedy Hospital, Sanger Street, Langdon Street, Godfrey Avenue, Summerdale Avenue and the former Conrail right-of-way: to enable the creation of a Tax Increment Finance District. Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan for the Jefferson Square Urban Renewal Area: acquire 178 properties for rehabilitation and clearance for single family housing and a private parking lot. Keystone Opportunity Zone Rezoning Bills; (Bill #990244) Cecil B. Moore Avenue, American Street, Oxford Street and 3rd Street; (Bill #900245) W. Norris Street, 7th Street, Montgomery Avenue and 9th Street; (Bill #900246) Thompson Street, Leithgow Street, Girard Avenue and Lawrence Street; (Bill #990246) Jefferson Street, Lawrence Street, Master Street and Orkney Street; (Bill #990248) Susquehanna Avenue, American Street, Diamond Street, 3rd Street. Bill #990243: Authorize revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking and vacating Edwin Street, from Perkiomen Street to Leland Street, Leland Street, from Vineyard Street to Wylie Street, Edwin Street, from Poplar Street southwardly to a dead-end, and striking and abandoning a 28-foot wide drainage right-of-way from Leland Street northwardly to Edwin Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Bill #990254) tenth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 10th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the South Central Urban Renewal Area- rehabilitate and clear 231 properties in the vicinity of Martin Luther King Plaza Apartments; (Bill #990255) fifth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 4th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Pennsport Urban Renewal Area- acquire 17 properties for rehabilitation and/or new construction as part of the Jefferson Square housing development; (City Plan change/Confirmation plan) drainage and utility right-of-way from Wissahickon Avenue at a point 98 feet northwest of Midvale Avenue southwestwardly to a point 299 feet therefrom. 

May 20, 1999
Minutes of the meeting of May 6, 1999. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation: convey properties for Phase IV of the Ludlow Village development. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Community Ventures, Inc.: for eight lots in Francisville in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. Blight Certification for the Ashton Redevelopment Area located on the west side of Ashton Road, south of Grant Avenue: enable creation of a Tax Increment Finance District. Proposed Capital Budget and Program for FY2000-2005 for the Philadelphia School District. Bill #990292: Authorize revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking and vacating a portion of Hornig Road and reserving and placing a drainage and utility right-of-way. Bill #990328: Twenty-fourth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 16th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: acquire 57 properties for three separate projects including housing construction and rehabilitation and a new school parking lot. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Bill #990327) ninth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 6th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Mantua Urban Renewal Area- acquire five properties on the 3900 blocks of Lancaster Avenue and Warren Street; (Bill #990328) twenty-fourth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 16th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area- acquire 57 properties for three separate projects including housing construction and rehabilitation and a new school parking lot; (Bill #990329) sixth amended Redevelopment Proposal and Sixth amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area- acquire four properties for two projects including housing construction and rehabilitation and a day care; (Bill #990305) authorize striking and vacating from the City Plan Carlisle Street, from Oxford Street to Cecil B. Moore Avenue, and reserving and placing a drainage and utility right-of-way; (Bill #990306) authorize striking and vacating from the City Plan Sharswood Street, from 22nd to 23rd Streets, and reserving and placing a gas main right-of-way.

June 3, 1999
Minutes of the meeting of May 20, 1999. Bill #960696: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Arch Street, 22nd Street, Cuthbert Street and 23rd Street from C-5 to C-4 Commercial. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Neighborhood Restorations Limited Partnership X: 33 properties in West and Southwest Philadelphia for 38 units of affordable rental housing. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and WPB Development Corp., for 10 properties in West Philadelphia for 10 houses. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania for 3401-3459 Chestnut Street for a mixed-use complex containing apartments, retail space, offices, classrooms, a parking garage and a public plaza in the University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Filbert Street Associates for construction of a 900-space parking garage with ground floor retail in the Convention Center Urban Renewal Area. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Women’s Christian Alliance for construction of a three-story office building in the Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area. Bill #990311: Change the zoning in an area of 52nd Street, north of Merion Avenue, from R-9 Residential, C-2 Commercial and G-2 Industrial to ASC Area Shopping Center. Bill #990358: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Broad Street, Hartranft Street, 20th Street and Pattison Avenue extending the area zoned SSD Sports Stadium District. Bill #990376: Place three new streets on the City Plan: Juniper Street, from Catharine to Bainbridge Streets, Fawn Street northwardly from the 1200 block of Catharine Street, and Clymer Street westwardly from the 700 block of S. 12th Street between Catharine and Fitzwater Streets; and strike Park Avenue. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Arab American Development Corporation for a school and parking lot expansion in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Women’s Community Revitalization Project for construction of 20 rental units in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Habitat for Humanity for construction of five single family homes in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. Point Breeze Redevelopment Area: Second amended Redevelopment Proposal and the 2nd Urban Renewal Plan, to acquire a vacant lot for construction of 85 rental housing units. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Frankford Group Ministries CDC for the construction of 15 units of semi-detached housing in the 1800 block of Wilmot Street. Bill #990360: Authorize striking from the City Plan 47th Street from Market to Ludlow Streets. Bill #990368: Authorize striking and vacating from the City Plan legally open portions of Jefferson Street, 35 feet northwest of the westerly side of 50th Street then extending to a cul-de-sac 660 feet therefrom, and a right-of-way. Bill #990369: Authorize striking and vacating from the City Plan portions of Keely Street from the westerly side of Henry Avenue to 352 feet southwestwardly therefrom. Bill #990368: Authorize striking and vacating from the City Plan portions of Jefferson Square and a right-of-way. 

June 17, 1999
Minutes of the meeting of June 3, 1999. Blight Recertification for the area bounded by 9th Street, 11th Street, Carlton Street, Ridge Avenue, Wood Street and Vine Street. Bill #990363: Convey 2528, 2530, 2532, 2534, 2536 and 2538 N. American Street to PIDC. Bill #990362: Convey 411, 413, 415, 417, 149 and 421 W. Girard Avenue to PIDC. Bill #990178: Authorize the purchase of 8350 Enterprise Avenue. Bill #990425: Amend the Special Controls for Center City section of the Zoning Code as it pertains to South Broad Street by permitting sidewalk cafes as a matter of right, and establishing certain other uses as prohibited uses. Sports Stadium District Master Plan: expansion area for the Novacare/Philadelphia Eagles Practice Facility. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Village of Arts and Humanities for 10 properties in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. Bill #990365: Authorizing striking and vacating from the City Plan Island Avenue, from Enterprise Avenue to Hog Island, Envoy Avenue, from Island Avenue to 1,000 feet northwardly therefrom, Hog Island Road from Island Avenue to Fort Mifflin Road, and a right-of-way northeastwardly and adjacent to Island Avenue, and reserving and placing rights-of-way. Bill #990367: Authorize striking from the City Plan Nice Street from Hunting Park Avenue to a point 200 feet southeastwardly therefrom. Bill #990370: Authorize striking from the City Plan a portion of 31st Street from Allegheny Avenue to Hunting Park Avenue. Bill #990373: Authorize striking and vacating from the City Plan portions of 13th Street, from Wagner Avenue to a SEPTA right-of-way, and striking Duncannon Avenue from Wagner Street. Bill #990420: Authorize striking and vacating from the City Plan James Street, from Linden Avenue to Arendell Avenue, and reserving a drainage and utility right-of-way. Bill #990374: Authorize striking and vacating from the City Plan Dyott Street from Richmond Street to the Pierhead Line of the Delaware River. Bill #990374: Authorize striking and vacating from the City Plan a portion of the intersection of Beach Street, Dyott Street and Delaware Avenue. Bill #990456: Authorize striking and vacating from the City Plan Russel Street, from Casper Street to a point 311 feet southeastwardly therefrom, and Ontario Street, from a point 507 feet southeast of Casper Street to a point 52 feet southeast of Casper Street, placing and reserving a 60-foot wide right-of-way, and striking a 50-foot wide right-of-way. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Teamsters Union Local No. 115 for sale of one lot in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: construct a new parking lot. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Bill #990424) Authorize revising the lines and grades of the northerly side of Commerce Street, from Juniper Street to 13th Street, by reducing the footway and widening the cartway by about 3.5 feet. 

June 29, 1999
Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #99-0682, use variances and special use permit for a 45-story, 309-unit apartment building at 700-718 Walnut Street, 207-221 S. 8th Street through to 7th Street and St. James Place, with accessory parking, and offices, including 1,800 square feet of rental space. 

July 15, 1999
Minutes of the meetings of June 17 and June 29, 1999. Release of FY2000-2005 Capital Program. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #99-0761, erect a 17-story structure at 313 S. Broad Street for use as a dormitory with 112 living units, a dance theater, an art gallery and a cafeteria. 

September 16, 1999
Minutes of the meeting of August 12, 1999. Proposed zoning change for a portion of the Amtrak rail yard bounded by the Schuylkill Expressway, Arch Street, 30th Street, John F. Kennedy Boulevard, certain rights-of-way, and a line 800 feet north of, and parallel to Arch Street, from G-2 Industrial to C-5 Commercial. Act 94 and Act 39 Spot Condemnation: 63 scattered properties for residential and institutional developments mostly in North and West Philadelphia. Items in Accord with Previous Policy all dealing with the 12th and Filbert Street Garage: (First modification of the Second amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Convention Center Urban Renewal Area) establish controls for the block bounded by 12th, 13th, Filbert and Cuthbert Streets, and changes the controls for 1200-1212 Arch Street; (Convention Center Urban Renewal Area) disposition of a perpetual easement at 1200-1212 Arch Street from the Redevelopment Authority to Filbert Street Associates, LP to allow for construction of a ramp connecting to Arch Street from the parking garage. Items in Accord with Previous Policy (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) 20th Street; Belgrade Street; Mayland Street. Executive Director’s report. 

October 7, 1999
Minutes of the meeting of September 16, 1999. Executive Director’s report. Fourth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 5th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Franklin Urban Renewal Area: facilitate development of a library and classroom by Holy Redeemer Chinese Catholic Church and School at 10th and Vine Streets. Ninth modification to the 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: land use changes to permit the development of a supermarket. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Universal Point, LP in the Point Breeze East Redevelopment Area: develop 55 units of low-to-moderate income rental housing in the vicinity of 16th and Federal Streets. Ninth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 9th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Greys Ferry Urban Renewal Area: to facilitate residential redevelopment. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Sarah Allen Community Homes V, LP in the Sarah Allen Urban Renewal Area: acquire 10 properties to create 27 units of rental housing in Belmont. Twenty-fifth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 17th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: acquire 88 properties for five projects. Second amended Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Francisville Seniors, LP in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: convey 13 properties, to be combined with other property, to build 42 units of family and elderly rental housing. Seventh amended Redevelopment Proposal and 7th amended Urban Renewal Plan in the Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area: acquire seven properties for the Cecil B. Moore Homeownership Zone, Phase II. Preliminary Plat, former Schuylkill Falls Public Housing, easterly side of Ridge Avenue at Merrick Road to School House Lane: Subdivide a 30.6-acre parcel to allow for construction of 180 attached and semi-detached single family dwellings, 40 multi-family dwellings and two multi-use buildings on 11 new City streets. Bill #990607: Amend the Zoning Code by modifying the uses permitted in the ASC Area Shopping Center zoning district. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Bill #990600) Institutional Development District Master Plan for Presbyterian Village, vicinity of 59th Street and Kingsessing Avenue: for a senior citizen housing complex including a nursing home and Presbyterian Children’s Services. 

October 21, 1999
Minutes of the meeting of October 7, 1999. Eleventh amended Redevelopment Proposal and the 11th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the South Central Urban Renewal Area: acquire 285 properties west of S. Broad Street for housing rehabilitation and clearance to support Martin Luther King Plaza Hope VI and development initiatives sponsored by the South of South Neighbors Association and Ingerman Associates. Zoning Board of Adjustment, 410 S. Front Street, build a 10-story apartment/hotel complex. University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: northwest proposed construction of a 23,504-square foot building, corner of 33rd and Chestnut Streets, for day care services for University and Health System faculty and staff. Bill #980550: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Washington Avenue, Front Street, Tasker Street and 7th Street. Bill #980274: Amend the Zoning Code by modifying provisions related to wireless service facilities. Bill #980684: amend the Zoning Code requirements related to restaurants on Market Street between Front Street and 5th Street. Revised Preliminary Plat, westerly side of S. 20th Street at Geary Street: Subdivide a five-acre parcel to allow for construction of 70 attached single family dwellings on three new City streets. Bill #990649: Authorize striking and vacating from the City Plan portions of Cherry Street from Broad Street to Carlisle Street. Bill #990645: Authorize the conveyance of 436-450 and 452 Moyer Street to PAID for sale to Dolan Family Realty. 

November 4, 1999
Minutes of the meeting of October 21, 1999. Planning Commission comments on Central Philadelphia Development Corporation’s Parkway Plan. Penn’s Landing Master Plan amendment: permit construction of a maintenance and concession building. Proposed Girard Avenue Historic District. Bill #990718: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to purchase 3033 S. 63rd Street. Bill #990722: Authorize the acquisition, by condemnation, of 1467 and 1469 N. 52nd Street for the expansion of the George Institute Library. Bill #990713: Authorize the revision of lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking and vacating portions of 32nd Street, from Market Street to Chestnut Street, and reserving and placing a drainage and utility right-of-way. Bill #990535: Authorize the revision of lines and grades by striking and vacating Change Street, from Girard Avenue to Poplar Street, and reserving and placing a drainage and utility right-of-way. Bill #990669: Authorize the conveyance of 4228-4232 Kensington Avenue and 4234-4240 Frankford Avenue to PAID for sale to Domenico Sellecchia. Bill #990728: Authorize the conveyance of 1823-1825 Callowhill Street to the Redevelopment Authority. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Bill #990670) ninth amended Redevelopment Proposal and the 9th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Greys Ferry Urban Renewal Area-expand the Urban Renewal Area and revise the Urban Renewal Plan; (Bill #990686) twenty-fifth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 17th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area- acquire 88 properties for five projects; (Bill #990687) amend the ordinance of December 22, 1987, approving the 7th amended Redevelopment Proposal and 7th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area; (Bill #9906716) eleventh amended Redevelopment Proposal and 11th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the South Central Urban Renewal Area- acquire 285 properties west of S. Broad Street; (Bill #990723) fourth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 5th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Franklin Urban Renewal Area- facilitate the development of school buildings for Holy Redeemer Catholic Church and School at 10th and Vine Streets; (Bill #990672) Authorize revising the lines and grades on the City Plan by striking and vacating Merrick Road, Creswell Street, Earlham Street, Winona Street and Arnold Street, and placing Heritage Drive, Palisades Drive, Merrick Road, East Falls Lane, Capital View Drive, Gustine Lake Drive, Schuylkill Falls Circle, Genesis Terrace, Hilltop Lane, Falling Water Lane and Founders Place; (Bill #990725) Authorize revising the lines and grades on the City Plan by relocating a portion of the southerly curb line of Cuthbert Street between 12th Street and 13th Street.   

November 18, 1999
Minutes of the meeting of November 4, 1999. Zoning Board of Adjustment, 4601-4645 and 4700 Flat Rock Road, demolition of portions of the former Namico Soup Factory and erection of a six-story, a two-story, and a four-story addition for use as a 160-unit apartment building with parking for 160 vehicles. Bills #990642 and #990643: establish the East Falls zoning overlay and rezone certain properties with the overlay boundaries. Bill #990813: Amend the Zoning Code relating to Activities on Streets by adding a Section 9-212 entitled “Newsstands” establishing size and height controls, location criteria and other requirements allowing for additional shelves and displays outside of newsstands. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Yat Sun Wen in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: for business expansion at 10th Street and Fairmount Avenue. Bill #990769: Authorize the conveyance of 1307-1309 S. Broad Street to PAID for sale to Mary DeStefano for use as valet parking. Bill #990755: Authorize the conveyance of 1604-1644 N. American Street to PAID for sale to Drexel Foods, Inc., for business expansion. Bill #990764: Authorize the conveyance of 5751 N. Broad Street to PAID for sale to the Philadelphia Suburban Development Corporation for use as a day care center. Bill #990767: Authorize the acquisition, by condemnation, of property bounded by Jefferson, 4th, Harlan and Lawrence Streets for use as a public park. Bill #990756: Authorize revising the lines and grades on the City Plan by striking Hope Street from York Street to Cumberland Street. Bill #990754: Authorize revising the lines and grades on the City Plan by striking and vacating 42nd Street, from Woodland Avenue to 43rd Street, and 43rd Street, from Woodland Avenue to 42nd Street, and reserving and placing a drainage and utility right-of-way. Bill #990765: Authorize revising the lines and grades on the City Plan by relocating a portion of the southerly curb line of Pemberton Street between 7th and 8th Streets. Bill #990811: Authorize striking and vacating from the City Plan a portion of Passyunk Avenue, from 6th Street to Catharine Street, and a portion of 6th Street from Passyunk Avenue to Catharine Street. Bill #990816: Authorize striking and vacating portions of Rising Sun Avenue, from Rhawn Street to Solly Avenue, and Stanwood Street from Verree Road Rising Sun Avenue. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Cecil B. Moore Limited Development Corporation) for one property in the Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area for residential development; (Bill #990766) Authorize Filbert Street Associates, LP to construct, own and maintain a bridge over Cuthbert Street between 12th and 13th Street; (Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Holy Redeemer Chinese Catholic Church and School) for transfer of 301-303, 305 and 307 N. 10th Street for construction of classrooms and a library. 

December 2, 1999
Minutes of the meeting of November 18, 1999. Bill #990850: Authorize purchasing Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company building at 25th Street, Fairmount Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue for use by the Philadelphia Museum of Art for gallery space. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Uni-Penn, LLC: develop a 108,000-square foot commercial building at 739 S. Broad Street in the South Central Urban Renewal Area. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation: build 10 units of low-to-moderate income housing, and one market-rate unit, with ground floor commercial at the northwest corner of 9th and Wood Streets. Assign develop rights for two properties to CBM Associates LP and amend the Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and CBM Associates LP to add two properties for development. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the First Episcopal District Economic Expansion Group, Inc.: build a new church in Eastwick. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Community Education and Tennis Association: build a tennis center at 1000-1038 W. Girard Avenue. Transfer two parcels at the northwest corner of 15th and Arch Streets from the Redevelopment Authority to the Parking Authority. Bill #990726: Amend the “Special Controls for Center City Commercial Area” section of the Zoning Code by permitting sidewalk cafes as a matter of right. Venice Island Zoning Bills: (Bill #990760) amend the “Main Street/Manayunk Special District Controls” section of the Zoning Code by establishing use and zoning controls for Venice Island; (Bill #990761) amend the Zoning Code by repealing the existing provisions of the RC-1 Residential District; (Bill #990762) rezone a portion of Venice Island from G-2 General Industrial to RC-1 Residential. Bill #990847: Rezone a property at Christopher Columbus Boulevard and Penn Street from G-2 General Industrial to C-3 Commercial. Bill #990719: Amend the provisions of the Zoning Code relating to appeals to the Zoning Board. Bill #990844: Codify regulations regarding the time between appeals to the Zoning Board. Bill #990838: Authorize the City to acquire, by amicable negotiation or by condemnation, properties located within the area bounded by Lindbergh Boulevard extended, I-95 and 84th Street for expansion of the Philadelphia International Airport. Bill #990839: Authorize the revision of lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by placing Yocum Street in the vicinity of 68th Street and Greenway Avenue. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Bill #990837) authorize revision of lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking and vacating Bodine Street from Cumberland to Huntingdon Streets; (Bill #990834) authorize revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking and vacating 45th Street, Saybrook Street, and Melville Street; (Bill #990331) Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan for the Jefferson Square Urban Renewal Area to acquire 178 properties for development as single family housing and a private parking lot. 

December 16, 1999
Minutes of the meeting of December 2, 1999. Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: construction of a public school on the former Divinity School at 42nd and Spruce Streets. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #99-1389: 1907-1915 Walnut Street through to Moravian Street, 904-924 Sansom Street and 125-129 S. 20th Street, erect a parking garage for 625 cars, retail, movie theater, studio/private rooms and a restaurant. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans): 47th Street; Island Avenue, Hog Island Road, Envoy Avenue, sewer and drainage right-of-way, Fort Mifflin Road.



1998
January 15, 1998
Minutes of the meeting of December 18, 1997. Swearing-in of new Commission Member, Richard Rueda. Adoption of the FY1999-2004 Capital Program. Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan for the 49th and Locust Urban Renewal Area: acquisition and redevelopment of Chatham Court Apartments, 242 S. 49th Street. Act 94 Condemnation: 51 properties in various sections of the City, on behalf of 10 community organizations including KAN/KARP, Frankford Group Ministries, and Philadelphia Neighborhood Services. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #970818) Parrish Street, Brown Street, Marvine Street and Reno Place; (Street Bill #970827) 11th Street. 

February 5, 1998
Minutes of the meeting of January 15, 1998. 20th amended Redevelopment Proposal and 12th amended Urban Renewal Plan: acquire 20 properties in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area to be developed by Project H.O.M.E. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphia Suburban Development Corp., for construction of a parking lot at 5840 through 5858 Market Street. Bill #970834: Authorize the transfer of City-owned property at the southeast corner of 3rd and Berks Street to P.A.I.D. for further conveyance to Asia Foods to construct a 40,000-square foot warehouse and distribution facility. 

February 19, 1998
Minutes of the meeting of February 5, 1998. Amend the RC-6 Planning Residential Master Plan for the former U.S. Naval Home in an area bounded by Schuylkill Avenue, Bainbridge Street, 24th Street, Grays Ferry Avenue and a line northeast of Christian Street. 

March 5, 1998
Minutes of the meeting of February 19, 1998. Point Breeze East Blight Certification: for the orderly economic development of the area. Point Breeze East Redevelopment Area Plan. Preliminary Plat, 501 Spring Lane: Subdivide a 19-acre parcel into 80 lots to allow for construction of 78 single family dwellings, with two detention basins, along four new City streets. Bill #970793: Transfer property at 216 W. Somerset Street from the City to the Redevelopment Authority. Bill #970820: Authorize the City to acquire 4721 Island Avenue to facilitate Airport expansion. Bill #970833: Transfer property at the northwest corner of 5th and Huntingdon Streets from the City to the Redevelopment Authority. Bills #980020 and #980021: Revise the lines and grades on the City Plan by relocating the curb lines of the 1600 block of Vine Street and the 200 block of N. 16th Street, and permit construction of a building that will encroach above the south footway of Vine Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Bill #980019) 20th amended Redevelopment Proposal and 12th amended Urban Renewal Plan, acquire 20 properties in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area for Project H.O.M.E.; (Bill #980024) Redevelopment Proposal for a portion of the 49th and Locust Redevelopment Area, 49th and Locust Urban Renewal Area, acquire and rehabilitate the Chatham Court Apartments at the southwest corner of 49th and Locust Streets; (Bill #980045) strike and vacate from the City Plan Spring Street from 13th Street to Clarion Street. Amend the RC-6 Planning Residential Master Plan for the former U.S. Naval Home in an area bounded by Schuylkill Avenue, Bainbridge Street, 24th Street, Grays Ferry Avenue and a line northeast of Christian Street. 

March 19, 1998
Minutes of the meeting of March 5, 1998. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Asociacion de Puertorriquenos en Marcha in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: purchase three vacant parcels for construction of eight semi-detached single-family houses for low and moderate-income families. Act 94/Act 39 Blight Certification: to acquire 76 vacant lots and structures by eminent domain. Bill #980118: Authorize as a place for burial Founder’s Grove on the grounds of the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education. Bill #980023: Strike and vacate from the City Plan Lancaster Avenue from 34th Street to 33rd Street, and reserve a drainage and utility right-of-way. 

April 2, 1998
Minutes of the meeting of March 19, 1998. Act 94/Act 39 Blight Certification: acquire five vacant properties in West and Northwest Philadelphia by eminent domain. East Frankford Redevelopment Area and Meadow II Urban Renewal Area, 1st amended Redevelopment Proposal and 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan: acquire 15 parcels for construction of housing for low to moderate income families. New Kensington and Fishtown Redevelopment Area and New Kensington and Fishtown Urban Renewal Area, 1st amended Redevelopment Proposal and 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan: acquire parcels for the open space management program, for reuse as side yards, parking areas and a neighborhood park. Belmont Blight Recertification: to facilitate construction and rehabilitation of sales and rental housing in an area bounded by 40th Street, Aspen Street, Holly Street and Westminster Avenue. Sarah Allen Redevelopment Area Plan. 

April 23, 1998
Minutes of the meeting of April 2, 1998. Review of the FY1999-2004 Capital Budget and Program for the School District of Philadelphia. Revised Master Plan for Penn’s Landing. Point Breeze East Redevelopment Area and Point Breeze East Urban Renewal Area, Urban Renewal Plan and Redevelopment Proposal: acquire six properties on S. Mole Street, S. 16th Street and Reed Street for housing construction and rehabilitation.  Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area, 8th amended Redevelopment Proposal and 8th amended Urban Renewal Plan for acquisition for commercial and industrial reuse and residential rehabilitation. Franklin Urban Renewal Area, 4th amended Urban Renewal Plan and 3rd amended Redevelopment Proposal: for acquisition for new housing and commercial development. Sarah Allen Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Proposal for the Sarah Allen Urban Renewal Area bounded by N. 40th Street, Holly Street, Aspen Street and Westminster Avenue: acquire properties for new and rehabilitated housing. Mantua Urban Renewal Area: Eighth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 5th amended Urban Renewal Plan: acquire property in the 700 block of N. 40th Street for construction of rental housing. Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area, fourth amended Urban Renewal Plan: acquire 66 properties for four developments including housing rehabilitation, construction of a charter school and construction of an entertainment complex. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, twenty-first amended Redevelopment Proposal and 13th amended Urban Renewal Plan: acquire 38 properties for six projects including construction of family and senior housing and an entertainment complex, housing rehabilitation and business expansion. Revised Preliminary Plat, south side of Red Lion Road 200 feet east of Global Road (PECO): Subdivide an 11-acre parcel into 74 lots for construction of 21 single family dwellings and a retention basin along a new City street, with 52 lots transferred to abutting property owners. Preliminary Plat, northwest corner of Verree Road and Moorefield Road: Subdivide a 2.85-acre parcel into 40 lots for construction of two single family dwellings, and revise a 125-foot right-of-way to a 50-foot right-of-way. Preliminary Plat, southeast corner of Verree Road and Morefield Road through to Glenhope Road: Subdivide a 3.66-acre parcel into 28 lots for construction of two single-family dwellings, and revise a 125-foot right-of-way to a 50-foot right-of-way. Preliminary Plat, westerly side of Glenhope Road 100 feet south of Norwalk Road through to Walley Avenue: Subdivide a 3.4-acre parcel into 27 lots for construction of one single family dwelling, and revise a 125-foot right-of-way to a 50-foot right-of-way. Preliminary Plat, northerly side of Harlan Street from 18th to 19th Streets through to Jefferson Street: Subdivide a 2.7-acre parcel into 35 lots for construction of 34 semi-detached single family dwellings, and one single family detached dwelling, and revise Harlan Street, and place Gratz Street. Bill #980192: Strike and vacate from the City Plan a 20-foot-wide portion of Harper Street, from 10th to 12th Streets, and reserve a drainage and utility right-of-way, and relocate curb lines of Harper Street from 10th to 12th Streets. Bill #970743: Convey City-owned property at 70th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard to P.A.I.D. for sale to P&A Associates. Bill #980203: Revise the lines and grades on the City Plan by relocating the easterly curb line of Juniper Street from Commerce Street to Filbert Street. Bill #980237: Strike and vacate from the City Plan Morse Street, from Beach Street to Allen Street, and Allen Street from Morse Street northeastwardly approximately 80 feet to a dead end, and place a gas main right-of-way within the lines of Morse Street. Act 39 Blight Certification: acquire by eminent domain 10 Wolf Street. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #980243) Anna Drive. 

May 7, 1998
Election of new Commission Chair. Minutes of the meeting of April 23, 1998. Amendments to Bills #980001 and #980002: minor modifications to the recently adopted Capital Program and Budget and transfer of funds from 1998 to 1999. Bill #970778: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Broad Street, 18th Street, Snyder Avenue and Oregon Avenue. An ordinance to amend the lease agreement between the City and the Redevelopment Authority to add land containing 2.4-acres at Penn’s Landing Stage I, on which is constructed the Market Street and Chestnut Street ramps and elevated viaduct connecting Market and Chestnut Streets. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Bill #980271) East Frankford Redevelopment Area and Meadow II Urban Renewal Area, 1st amended Redevelopment Proposal and 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan; (Bill #980273) New Kensington and Fishtown Redevelopment Area and Urban Renewal Area, 1st amended Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan; (Bill #980313) strike and vacate from the City Plan a portion of Reese Street, to assist a community development corporation to assemble a parcel for construction of a 40,000 square-foot supermarket. 

May 21, 1998
Minutes of the meeting of May 7, 1998. Bill #980168: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Broad Street, Washington Avenue, 7th Street and Morris Street. University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: southwest corner of 40th and Locust Streets. Blight recertification for an area bounded by Broad Street, 20th Street, Spring Garden Street and Fairmount Avenue. Redeveloper’s Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Project H.O.M.E. CDC for rehabilitation of six vacant residential structures. Bill #980375: Strike and vacate from the City Plan Rosewood Street, from Spruce to Delancey Streets, and Delancey Street, from 15th to Rosewood Streets, abandon a drainage right-of-way, and dedicate a portion of Spruce Street. Bill #980377: Revise the lines and grades on the City Plan by relocating the southerly curb line of Rodman Street from 9th to 10th Streets. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Preliminary Plat, area bounded by Broad Street, Poplar Street, Broad Street and 12th Street) subdivide a 2.96-acre parcel into 57 lots for construction of 54 semi-detached single family dwellings, along a new City Street, named Park Street, and revise the location of Camac Street; (Bill #980326) twenty-first amended Redevelopment Proposal and 13th amended Urban Renewal Plan, acquire 38 properties for six projects in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, for housing construction and rehabilitation, business expansion and a new entertainment complex; (Bill #980327) fourth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 4th amended Urban Renewal Plan for four projects in the Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area, for housing rehabilitation, a new charter school and a new entertainment complex; (Bill #980330) Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area, 8th amended Redevelopment Proposal and 8th amended Urban Renewal Plan; (Bill #980331) Point Breeze East Urban Renewal Plan and Redevelopment Proposal, to eliminate blight and acquire land and structures for new and rehabilitated housing; (Bill #980332) Redevelopment Proposal for the Sarah Allen Urban Renewal Area; (Bill #980333) eighth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 5th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Mantua Urban Renewal Area; (Bill #980335) permit the Redevelopment Authority to acquire 11 vacant properties at the corner of 9th and Wood Streets and to establish land use controls for site development. 

June 4, 1998
Minutes of the meeting of May 21, 1998. Temple University Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: redevelopment of the 1800 and 1900 blocks of Park Mall, and construction of a residence hall in the block bounded by Broad, 13th, Montgomery and Norris Streets. Bill #980342: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Levick Street, Algon Avenue and Oxford Avenue from L-3 Limited Industrial to ASC Area Shopping Center. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Delancey Franklin Square Associates for the lease of the site bounded by 8th, 9th, Race and Vine Streets. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Heritage Village Ventures II, Inc., in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, for construction of a 29,000-square foot retail center. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Authority in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, for construction of 152 rental units known as Raymond Rosen replacement housing. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Women’s Christian Alliance in the Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area, for construction of a charter school. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Drexel University, at 3314-3316 Race Street, for development of open space. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the 1900 North Judson Limited Partnership, for development of rental housing in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Haines Eastburn Stenton Corporation for a gas station and fast food restaurant in the Stenton Avenue Urban Renewal Area. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and People for People, Inc., for conveyance of 800 N. Broad Street, 1414-1438 Brown Street and 1419-1441 Ridge Avenue, for construction of a commercial building and off-street parking. New Kensington and Fishtown Redevelopment Area, New Kensington and Fishtown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Gary J. Kueny for 2654-2664 Coral Street, for parking accessory to a restaurant and bar. New Kensington and Fishtown Redevelopment Area, New Kensington and Fishtown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Lutheran Settlement House for 1400-1410 Frankford Avenue, for a community garden, open space and accessory parking. New Kensington and Fishtown Redevelopment Area, New Kensington and Fishtown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and John P. Kirk for 1507 Frankford Avenue for parking accessory to a beer distributor. New Kensington and Fishtown Redevelopment Area, New Kensington and Fishtown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and New Kensington Community Development Corporation for 2103 and 2107 East Cumberland Street and 2501 Amber Street, for accessory parking. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation for expansion of a business’s loading and refrigeration area. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and People’s Emergency Center CDC, on the 4000 block of Greene Street for housing rehabilitation. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Friends Rehabilitation Program, Inc., for development of a sitting garden. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Hispanic Association of Contractors and Enterprises for a landscaped parking lot and walking track in St. Hugh. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation for accessory parking to a business in St. Hugh. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia for 1112 Locust Street for rehabilitation and a community garden. 

July 23, 1998
Minutes of the meeting of June 4, 1998. Revised Preliminary Plat, Packer Park: Subdivide a 5.2-acre parcel for construction of 79 attached single family dwellings along five new City streets: Geary, S. 21st, Hulseman, Lambert and Forrestal. Revised Preliminary and Final Plat, westerly side of Algon Street across from Fox Chase Road: Subdivide an 11.33-acre parcel into 10 lots for construction of nine detached single family dwellings along with one vacant parcel. 

September 10, 1998
Minutes of the meeting of July 23, 1998. Act 94 Blight Certification in the North Philadelphia, Kensington and Fishtown: for New Kensington CDC, P.I.D.C. and the Village of Arts and Humanities. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Taino Gardens Limited Partnership in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area: construction of 42 low to moderate-income rental units. Pennsport Urban Renewal Area, fourth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 3rd amended Urban Renewal Plan: expansion of Joker’s New Year’s Association Club. 

September 24, 1998
Minutes of the meeting of September 10, 1998. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Ingerman Affordable Housing, Inc., for 242-252 S. 49th Street: rehabilitation of one property into a 44-unit apartment building. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Neighborhood Restorations LP., IX for rehabilitation and construction of 60 affordable rental units. University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3, eighth modification to the 3rd amended Urban Renewal Plan: eliminate the pedestrian arcades along Market Street and 36th Street for 3535 Market Street. Act 94 Blight Certification: for 38 vacant structures and lots in North, West and South Philadelphia and Kensington, for Habitat for Humanity, Belmont Affordable Housing, SOSNA, P.I.D.C., and the Commerce Department. Public announcement concerning Planning Commission participation in the Census Bureau’s Statistical Areas Program for the Year 2000 Census. 

October 8, 1998
Minutes of the meeting of September 24, 1998. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #98-1007, 800-838 Market Street through to 801-817 Chestnut Street and 8th and 9th Streets, construction of two buildings, a seven-story entertainment complex with a 32-story hotel and a 10-story garage. Bill #980682: Convey a 7,000-square foot City-owned property to P.A.I.D. for conveyance to Trans Freight, Inc., on the northeast side of 63rd Street south of Eastwick Avenue. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Lancaster Avenue; Watts Street; gas main right-of-way from 40th Street to Preston Street; Spring Street; Juniper Street; Vine Street, 16th Street; Rosewood Street, Delancey Street, drainage right-of-way, Spruce Street.

October 22, 1998
Minutes of the meeting of October 8, 1998. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, amendment to the Urban Renewal Plan: acquire 40 properties for two projects at 4th and Oxford Streets and in Francisville. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and 1900 North Judson Limited Partnership to acquire property for 30 residential units with off-street parking. Center City Redevelopment Area: change the Redevelopment Area Plan to permit development of a mixed-use residential and commercial project in an area bounded by Walnut Street, St. James Street, Washington Square West and 8th Street. Market Street East Urban Renewal Area, eighth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 2nd amended Urban Renewal Plan: provide street-level access for the proposed Hilton Garden Inn at 11th and Arch Streets. Bill #980717: Strike and vacate from the City Plan 18th Street from Indiana Avenue to Cambria Street and place a drainage and utility right-of-way. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #980709) Geary Street, Davinci Drive, Justinian Circle; (Zoning Bill #980748) Change the zoning of a portion of the property in the vicinity of 20th and Geary Streets from L-5 Limited Industrial to R9A Residential. 

November 5, 1998
Minutes of the meeting of October 22, 1998. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, area #15: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Sharswood Limited Partnership for 42 properties for construction of 70 rental units. Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Gunther Street Association for 21 properties on the 4100 block of South Dover Street for reuse as rear yards. South Central Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Ingerman-Regis Corporation for construction of 53 units of low to moderate income housing. Rodin Place, development of a hotel at the southwest corner of 21st and Hamilton Streets, with Joseph Pacitti as the developer: (Zoning Bill #980780) Change the zoning of a parcel of land located at the southwest corner of 21st and Hamilton Streets; (Property Bill #980783) Authorize the City to transfer land on the southwest corner of 21st and Hamilton Streets to P.A.I.D. for further conveyance. 

November 19, 1998
Minutes of the meeting of November 5, 1998. Bill #980750: Amend the provisions of the Zoning Code, Section 14-1612 entitled “South Street/Head House Square Special Services District Controls zoning overlay. Bill #980779: Amend the Zoning Code to permit vehicular access from Broad Street for the garage to be built as part of the Regional Performing Arts Center at Broad and Spruce Streets. Civic Center transactions: (Zoning Bill #980784) Rezone a property on Civic Center Boulevard, between University Avenue and Convention Avenue, from C-3 Commercial and R-15 Residential to C-3 Commercial; (Property Bill #980785) Authorize the transfer of parcels on Civic Center Boulevard, between University Avenue and Convention Avenue, from the City to P.A.I.D. for conveyance to the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area Plan: revise the proposed land use, for creation of a Tax-Increment Finance District, in an area bounded by Master Street, Thompson Street, 30th Street and 32nd Street. Bill #980803: Strike and vacate from the City Plan Dilworth Street, from Wolf to Ritner Streets, Ritner Street, from Dilworth Street to Weccacoe Avenue, Martin Street, from Weccacoe Avenue to a point approximately 281 feet southwestwardly therefrom, and Greenville Street from Weccacoe Avenue to Dilworth Street. 

December 17, 1998
Minutes of the meeting of November 19, 1998. Presentation and release of “At Home: A Strategic Plan for the Seventh Street Neighborhood”. Southwest Germantown Blight Certification: area bounded by Hansberry Street, Greene Street, Windrim Avenue, Roosevelt Boulevard and Pulaski Avenue. Southwest Germantown Redevelopment Area Plan: area bounded by Hansberry Street, Greene Street, Windrim Avenue, Roosevelt Boulevard and Pulaski Avenue. Bill #980888: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Alter Street from Broad Street to a point approximately 99 feet west of Broad Street, reserving and placing a drainage and utility right-of-way. Bill #980926: Strike from the City Plan Mayland Street from Stenton Avenue to Crittenden Street. Bill #980897: Relocate portions of Clover Street, between 12th and Camac Streets, and Market Street between 12th and 13th Streets. Bill #980929: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Nectarine Street from 10th Street to a point approximately 240 eastwardly therefrom. Bill #980921: Authorize the purchase of 7790-7800 Dungan Road: relocate and consolidate the Police Internal Affairs Unit and the Ethics Accountability Division. Revised Preliminary Plat, westerly side of Algon Avenue across from Fox Chase Road: Subdivide an 11.48-acre parcel into 40 lots for construction of 40 single family dwellings and a storm water retention basin along three new City streets. 


1997
January 9, 1997
Minutes of the meeting of December 5, 1996. Adoption of the FY1998-2003 Capital Program. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Final Plat and Confirmation plan, easterly side of Pine Road at the southeast corner of Shady Lane and Grant Avenue) subdivide an 11.66-acre parcel into 28 lots for construction of 27 detached single family dwellings, and open space parcel with a detention basin, along two new City streets, Ridgerun Lane and Parkhollow Lane; (Redevelopment Bill #960885) seventh amended Redevelopment Proposal and 3rd amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Haddington Urban Renewal Area, units #2 and #3, rehabilitate the vacant Brooks School into 35 units of affordable rental housing; (Street Bill #960884) Strike from the City Plan Anderson Street from Tulpehocken Street to Washington Lane; (City Plan change/Confirmation plan) Tinicum Boulevard, 88th Street. 

January 23, 1997
Minutes of the meeting of January 9, 1997. Act 94 Blight Certification: 49 properties in West, Southwest, North and Northwest Philadelphia for various developers. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Temple University for 1709, 1713, 1715, 1737 and 1739 N Sydenham Street for a parking garage. 

February 6, 1997
Minutes of the meeting of January 23, 1997. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and P.I.D.C. for three parcels for construction of a 30,000-square foot multi-tenant facility in the American Street Corridor Industrial Park Enterprise Zone. Bill #960848: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by establishing a Main Street/Manayunk Special Zoning Controls District. 

February 20, 1997
Minutes of the meeting of February 6, 1997. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Asociacion de Puertorriquenos en Marcha for the purchase of parcel #1 for use as a supermarket and retail center in St. Edward’s/Hartranft. City Plan change/Confirmation plan: Confirm revision of lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking and vacating a portion of Lex Street, by placing a cul-de-sac at the dead-end of Lex Street, and by placing a drainage and utility right-of-way.  Information only: Update on the Manayunk Zoning Overlay (Bill #960848).

March 6, 1997
Minutes of the meeting of February 20, 1997. Modifications to the FY1998-2003 Recommended Capital Program and Budget. Act 94/39 Blight Certification: for 20 vacant properties in North Philadelphia and Frankford for Frankford Group Ministry, North Philadelphia Community Help, P.I.D.C. for transfer to Fred D. Wallace. Final Plat, 288 Parker Avenue: Subdivide an 8.65-acre parcel into 37 lots for construction of 36 semi-detached single family dwellings and one vacant parcel along an existing City street. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan change/Confirmation plan) Dauphin Street, 4th Street, Nevada Street, Dakota Street, drainage and utility rights-of-way. 

March 20, 1997
Minutes of the meeting of March 6, 1997. Bill #960121: Change the zoning of a property in the block bounded by Wharton, 32nd, Reed and 33rd Street from L-4 Limited Industrial to C-3 Commercial. South Central Urban Renewal Area: ninth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 9th amended Urban Renewal Plan: permit taking 10 properties for residential reuse. Preliminary Plat, northeast side of Willits Road 175 feet from Ashton Road: Subdivide an 8.6-acre lot into 92 lots allow for construction of 88 semi-detached dwellings, three detached dwellings and one detention basin along four new City streets. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan change/Confirmation plan) drainage and utility right-of-way, Terminal Avenue, North Terminal Avenue; (Bill #970075) New Kensington and Fishtown Urban Renewal Area, Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan for acquisition of 26 properties. 

April 17, 1997
Minutes of the meeting of March 20, 1997. Presentation of “Philadelphia Shops Update: A Citywide Inventory of Retail Centers. Master Plan revision for the University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District. Preliminary Plat, northeast side of Willits Road 175 feet from Ashton Road: Subdivide an 8.6-acre lot into 92 lots allow for construction of 88 semi-detached dwellings, three detached dwellings and one detention basin along four new City streets. Southwest Temple Urban Renewal Area: seventh amended Redevelopment Proposal and seventh amended Urban Renewal Plan: acquire four properties and change their land-use designation to Commercial in the Redevelopment Area Plan. Blight Recertification for a section of the East Frankford Redevelopment Area, area bounded by Margaret Street, Ditman Street, Orthodox Street, Mulberry Street, Gillingham Street, Hedge Street, Lesher Street, Meadow Street and Darrah Street. Parkside-Lancaster Redevelopment Area Blight Recertification, area bounded by Parkside Avenue, 53rd Street, Lancaster Avenue, Girard Avenue and Belmont Avenue. Parkside-Lancaster Redevelopment Area Plan. Amendment to the Center City Redevelopment Area Plan: permit creation of a Tax Increment Finance District for a 437-room hotel in the former City Hall annex. Bill #970183: Convey 2121-2137 N. Howard Street from to the Redevelopment Authority from the City. Bill #970137: Change the zoning of 6800 and 6868 Scotforth Road from REC Recreation to R-1 Residential. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bills #970134 and #970179) authorize construction of two pedestrian bridges, one across Curie Boulevard and one across Osler Circle, to connect the new Biomedical Research Building with buildings across the street.

May 1, 1997
Minutes of the meeting of April 17, 1997. Amendment to the Sports Stadium District Master Plan: addition to the CoreStates Center containing administrative offices and television studios. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Vineyard Places Associates LP, in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, for seven vacant lots for construction of 14 housing units for low to moderate income households. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Sixth Street LP, in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, for development of parcels #1 through #7, for 26 low-income housing units. Eighth amendment to the Grays Ferry Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan: acquire and clear 1201 S. 35th Street and 1201 S. 36th Street to improve the appearance and development potential of the area around Marshall Labs, and extend the boundaries of the Urban Renewal Area. Bill #970241: Authorize the striking from the City Plan and vacating Carpenter Place from 3rd Street westwardly to a dead end. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan change/Confirmation plan) Bennett Road, gas main right-of-way.

May 22, 1997
Minutes of the meeting of May 1, 1997. Review of the FY1998-2003 Capital Program and Budget for the School District of Philadelphia. Bill #970234: Change the zoning of a block bounded by Delancey Street, 25th Street, Panama Street and 26th Street from RC-3 Residential to R-10 Residential. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Park Pleasant, Inc., to allow for construction of a 20-space parking lot at 1130-1136 S. 47th Street to serve the Park Pleasant Nursing Home. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Habitat for Humanity to allow for housing rehabilitation and vacant lot treatment at 4909, 4917, 4924, 4926, 4927, 4939, 4942, 4949, 4950, 4951, 4952, 4953, 4963, 4964, 4968, 4969, 4970 and 4981 W. Stiles Street. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Marlton Housing Partnership LP to allow for rehabilitation of two vacant residential structures at 1725 and 1731 Marlton Avenue in East Parkside. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphians Concerned About Housing to allow for rehabilitation of 15 vacant homes in the Haddington Urban Renewal Area, unit #1, at 5834 and 5836 Vine Street, 213 and 215 N 54th Street, 350 and 402 N. 55th Street, 38 N. Peach Street, 5508 Pearl Street, 5611, 5613, 5614, 5616, 5638 and 5656 Appletree Street, and 228 N. Alden Street. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and New Kensington Community Development Corporation for rehabilitation of five houses in the New Kensington and Fishtown Urban Renewal Area. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Frankford Group Ministry for construction of four houses in the Meadow II Urban Renewal Area. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Poplar Enterprise Development Corporation for development of parcels #1 through #8, for approximately 57 semi-detached dwelling units, in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. Bill #970348: Revise the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking and vacating Myrtle Street from 12th Street to Watts Street. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Cecil B. Moore Local Development Corporation to develop parcels #1 through #20, for approximately 35 units of housing, the Cecil B. Moore Nehemiah Phase One project, in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation for 2608 West Oakdale Street, in Strawberry Mansion, to be developed into ten units of single family housing. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation for rehabilitation of properties in the 2100 block of Sears Street into 21 housing units, in the Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area. Bill #970270: Authorize the conveyance of a City-owned parcel at the northeast corner of 7th Street and Pattison Avenue to P.A.I.D. for conveyance to Sysco Foods. Bill #270268: Authorize the conveyance of two City-owned parcels at 1630-1632 Ridge Avenue to P.A.I.D. for conveyance to Joseph McQueen. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Revised Final Plat, Raymond Rosen Replacement Housing) allow for construction of 255 attached single family dwellings along new City Streets; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) 24th Street, Judson Street, 23rd Street, Diamond Street, Edgley Street, drainage and utility rights-of-way; Palethorp Street; (Redevelopment Agreement) between the Redevelopment Authority and the City of Philadelphia for development of parcel #6 as a park in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area; (Redevelopment Agreement) between the Redevelopment Authority and Norris Square Senior Housing, Inc., for 2121-2137 N. Howard Street, to be developed as a senior center with 35 units of senior housing; (Redevelopment Agreement) between the Redevelopment Authority and the City of Philadelphia for seven vacant parcels in blocks surrounding 4th Street and Dauphin Street, for construction of a multi-purpose ballfield, in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. 

June 5, 1997
Minutes of the meeting of May 22, 1997. Preliminary Plat, northeast side of Willits Road 175 feet from Ashton Road: Subdivide an 8.6-acre parcel to allow for construction of 92 semi-detached single family dwellings on four new City streets. Chinatown North remapping: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Vine Street, 11th Street, Spring Garden Street and 8th Street. Bill #970404: Authorize the striking from the City Plan and vacating Watts Street, from Washington Avenue to Carpenter Street, and reserving and placing a drainage and utility right-of-way. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation for rehabilitation of 16 vacant houses in Mantua: 3539 Aspen Street, 3803, 3808, 3816, 3818, 3850, 3851 and 3859 Fairmount Avenue, 3616 Olive Street, 3716, 3718, 3731, 3732, 3735, 3739 and 3741 Wallace Street. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Cecil B. Moore Avenue Community Development Corporation for 1520-1528 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, 1623 and 1625 N. 16th Street for the Billie Holiday Entertainment Plaza. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation for rehabilitation of 21 vacant residential buildings in Strawberry Mansion and Brewerytown: 3003, 3025 and 3053 Euclid Avenue, 3058 Fontain Street, 2955, 2963 and 2968 N. Napa Street, 2934, 2955 and 3001 W. Norris Street, 1962 and 1964 N. Stanley Street, 1937 N. 30th Street, 1928 and 1943 W. Flora Street, 1236, 1238 and 1255 N. Newkirk Street. 1221 and 1258 N. 29th Street, and 2803 W. Oxford Street. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Market East Joint Venture, and a supplemental lease, to allow for construction of a restaurant in Gallery II. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Calcutta House for 1607 W. Girard Avenue, in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, to be developed as an add-on to a single-room occupancy at 1601-1605 W. Girard Avenue. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Community Land Trust Corporation for 1506-1542 W. Cabot Street for open space in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. Bill #970361: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to purchase fee simple title to 907 Hamilton Street, an existing homeless shelter. Bill #970350: Authorize the conveyance of 4700-4706 Market Street to P.A.I.D. for conveyance to Community Care and Development Corporation for use as health care facilities. Bill #970399: Authorize revising the lines and grades on the City Plan by striking and vacating a triangular portion of Lancaster Avenue, from 56th Street to a point approximately 391 feet northwestwardly therefrom, and reserving and placing a drainage and utility right-of-way. Bill #970407: Authorize revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking and abandoning a portion of a 90-foot wide drainage right-of-way, and placing a 60-foot wide drainage right-of-way, in the vicinity of Red Lion Road and Northeast Boulevard. Bill #970398: Zoning Overlay District for Lower Manayunk from Shurs Lane to the Wissahickon Creek. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Agreement) between the Redevelopment Authority and Brooks School Associates for rehabilitation of a school at 5631-5643 Haverford Avenue; (University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #4) seventh modification to the Urban Renewal Plan to permit development of a bookstore/hotel  on parcel #2A on the north side of Walnut Street between 36th and 37th Streets; (Redevelopment Bill #070392) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the City of Philadelphia for development of parcel #6, in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, for a park; (Property Bill #970405) authorize the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City, to construct a multi-purpose ballfield on parcel #6 in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area; (Redevelopment Bill #970406) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the City of Philadelphia for seven parcels in the blocks surrounding 7th Street and Dauphin Street, to construct a multi-purpose ballfield in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area; (Redevelopment Bill #970402) ninth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 9th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the South Central Urban Renewal Area, to permit taking of 10 properties for residential use. 

July 17, 1997 
Minutes of the meeting of June 5, 1997. Release of “Investing in Philadelphia: the 1998-2003 Capital Program”. Release of “Zoning Remapping in Philadelphia”. Act 94 Blight Certification for 77 vacant structures and lots in various sections of the City: to allow for acquisition to facilitate several community development projects. Presentation of “City Avenue District Transportation Study”. Revised Final Plat, northeast corner of Theresa Drive and Herschel Road: Remove an existing structure and replace it with four semi-detached dwelling units. 

August 14, 1997
Minutes of the meeting of July 17, 1997. Preliminary Plat, 9748 Verree Road: Subdivide a 2.2-acre parcel into eight lots to allow for construction of seven single family dwellings, along with one lot held by a homeowner’s association. 

September 25, 1997
Minutes of the meeting of August 14, 1997. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Belmont Affordable Housing II LP.: to rehabilitate eight properties for affordable housing, 4230 W. Girard Avenue, 888 N. 42nd Street, 896, 902, 914, 915, 916 and 917 N. 42nd Street. Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, second modification to the 8th amended Urban Renewal Plan: change sign controls in the land use category “Mini-Town Center”. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Amended Redevelopment Agreement) between the Redevelopment Authority and Habitat for Humanity adding 4903 and 4986 W. Stiles Street to a list of properties approved by the Commission on May 22, 1997. (Bill #970549) Change the zoning in an area bounded by Vine Street, 11th Street, Spring Garden Street and 8th Street. 

October 9, 1997
Minutes of the meeting of September 25, 1997. Blight Certification and Redevelopment Area Plan for East Overbrook, vicinity of 59th Street and Lancaster Avenue: housing rehabilitation and commercial renewal. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: nineteenth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 11th amended Urban Renewal Plan: acquire 84 properties to be developed by Asociacion de Puertorriquenos en Marcha and the Cecil B. Moore CDC. South Central Urban Renewal Area: ninth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 9th amended Urban Renewal Plan: permit taking 65 properties for residential reuse. Bill #970583: Revise the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking and vacating Robbins Street, from Tacony Street to Milnor Street, relocating the northwesterly curb line of Milnor Street, and reserving and placing a drainage and utility right-of-way. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan change/Confirmation plan) Germantown Avenue, drainage and utility right-of-way. 

October 23, 1997
Minutes of the meeting of October 9, 1997. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Residences at 6000 Baltimore LP, for rehabilitation of 6000-6018 Baltimore Avenue into 36 units of affordable housing. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Mid-City Rental Associates LP. for the lease and rehabilitation of the former Mid-City YMCA at 2025-2029 Chestnut Street as 60 units of affordable housing. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: (Bill #970608) Change the zoning of two parcels on the west side of 34th Street south of Spruce Street from R-15 Residential to C-3 Commercial; (Bill #970609) Convey two parcels on the west side of 34th Street south of Spruce Street to P.A.I.D. for conveyance to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Preliminary Plat, 13023-1327 Worthington Road: Subdivide a 2.56-acre parcel into 13 lots to allow for construction of 12 single family dwellings along one new City street. Reconsideration of Bill #960696: Change the zoning in the block bounded by Arch Street, 22nd Street, Cuthbert Street and 23rd Street from C-5 Commercial to C-4 Commercial. 

November 6, 1997
Minutes of the meeting of October 23, 1997. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Neighborhood Restorations Limited Partnership VIII: allow for rehabilitation of 35 vacant residential properties to become 55 units of rental housing. Blight Recertification for the block bounded by Ridge Avenue, Carlton Street, 9th Street and Wood Street in the Center City Redevelopment Area. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #970648) ninth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 9th amended Urban Renewal Plan in the South Central Urban Renewal Area, permit taking 65 properties for residential development; (Redevelopment Bill #970651) nineteenth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 11th amended Urban Renewal Plan, in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, acquire 84 properties to be developed by Asociacion Puertorriquenos en Marcha and Cecil B. Moore CDC; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Watts Street, drainage and utility right-of-way; triangular portion of Lancaster Avenue, drainage and utility right-of-way; Anderson Street; Carpenter Place. 

November 20, 1997
Minutes of the meeting of November 6, 1997. Preview of the FY1999-2004 Capital Program. Blight Recertification for the area bounded by Walnut, 49th, Spruce, St. Bernard, Locust and 50th Streets. New Kensington and Fishtown Redevelopment Area, New Kensington and Fishtown Urban Renewal Area: first amended Redevelopment Proposal and 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan: acquire 28 vacant parcels for disposition as side yards, community gardens and off-street parking. 

December 4, 1997
Minutes of the meeting of November 20, 1997. Temple University Master Plan amendment: construct a 45,000-square foot field house/recreation center at the northwest corner of 15th and Berks Streets. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Switzenbaum/Pace Joint Venture for the lease of air rights at 11th and Arch Streets: permit development of a 282-room hotel. Revised Final Plat, 736 Cornelia Place: Subdivide a two-acre parcel into two lots for construction of two single family dwellings. Bill #970395: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Broad Street, Ellsworth Street, 16th Street and Snyder Avenue. Bill #970591: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Ramona Avenue and Adams Avenue. Bill #970690: Change the zoning of 3451 W. Allegheny Avenue to L-4 Limited Industrial. Bill #970139: Amend the Zoning Code by prohibiting wholesale sales in all commercial districts except for C-4 and C-5 Commercial Districts. Bill #970752: Authorize conveyance of 2407 S. Broad Street to the Crime Prevention Association of Philadelphia for a new community center. Morton Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Bethlehem Church of God Holiness at 515-522 E. Haines Street: construction of a parking lot. Bill #970592: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Glenwood Avenue, 2nd Street, Tioga Street and Philip Street. Bill #970720: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Pearce Street, extending from Adams Avenue eastwardly to Church Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Ogden Street, Myrtle Street; Judson Street, 23rd Street; 90-foot wide drainage right-of-way, 60-foot wide drainage right-of-way in the vicinity of Red Lion Road and Northeast Boulevard. 

December 18, 1997
Swearing in of Lynette Brown-Sow as a new Commission member. Minutes of the meeting of December 4, 1997. Zoning Board of Adjustment, construction of a hotel at the northwest corner of 13th and Race Streets. 49th and Locust Redevelopment Area Plan: area bounded by Walnut Street, S. 49th Street, Spruce Street, St. Bernard Street, Locust Street and S. 50th Street. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation: rehabilitation of five structures in the South Central Urban Renewal Area for low to moderate-income housing. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and The Gunther Street Association for 32 properties, on the 1400 block of S. Dover Street, for use as rear yards, in the Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area.


1996
January 18, 1996
Consideration of a salary increase for the Executive Director. FY1997-2002 Capital Program and Budget.

February 8, 1996
Minutes of the meeting of December 21, 1995 and January 18, 1996. Bills #8 and #9: Amendments to the FY1996-2001 Capital Program and 1996 Capital Budget. Act 94/Act 39 Blight Certification for approximately 70 properties in North, West Southwest and Northwest Philadelphia: for various developers. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation to rehabilitate three vacant structures at 2712 and 2827 W. Oxford Street and 2915 W. Flora Street. West Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Mantua Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation for 3519 Aspen Street and 3602, 3624, and 3628 Olive Street for housing rehabilitation. West Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Mantua Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and St. Jude Baptist Church for 630 N 38th Street for a parking lot. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Front Street, drainage and utility right-of-way; Salmon Street, drainage and utility right-of-way; Spring Street. Bill #6: Amend Chapter 14-1000 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled “Sports Stadium District”, by establishing prohibited uses. Bill #7: Amend Chapter 14-1605 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled “Regulated Uses”, by establishing additional regulated uses. 

March 7, 1996
Minutes of the meeting of February 8, 1996. Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, first modification to the 8th amended Urban Renewal Plan: permit development of a flower shop on a vacant portion of 6401 Lindbergh Boulevard and 6400 Dorel Street. Bill #37: Amend Chapter 14-1600 of the Philadelphia Code by establishing a special zoning controls district for a section of Cecil B. Moore Avenue. Bill #23: Authorize and direct the revising of lines and grades on the City Plan by vacating the southwesterly curvilinear portion of Bennett Road, northwestwardly from Roosevelt Boulevard and reserving and placing a gas main right-of-way. Bill #27: Authorizing and directing striking Chancellor Street, from 11th Street to Quince Street, from the City Plan and reserving and placing a drainage right-of-way. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #5) Change the zoning for a block bounded by Hartranft Street, Broad Street, Pattison Avenue and 20th Street; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Carbon Street; Clarkson Avenue, utility right-of-way, Somerville Avenue, western portion of Old York Road. 

March 14, 1996
Minutes of the meeting of March 7, 1996. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: fifteenth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 7th amended Urban Renewal Plan, acquire 41 vacant lots in St. Edwards/Hartranft for development of a 20-unit residence for people with AIDS. Bills #2 and #3: Recommend FY1997-2002 Capital Program and 1997 Capital Budget: add carry-over projects from the FY1996 Capital Budget. Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: first modification to the 7th amended Urban Renewal Plan, modify the land-use category “Public” to include “rear yard” and “side yard” and to establish development controls for this purpose. Bill #42: Confirm the sale of City-owned property at 625-629 N. Front Street. Bill #55: Authorize the City to convey 2701 Grant Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #45) Bruce Avenue. 

April 4, 1996
Minutes of the meeting of March 14, 1996. St. Joseph’s University Institutional Development District: revise the Master Plan to allow construction of a three-story, 89,000 square-foot building for classrooms and offices. Bill #71: Change the zoning for the area bounded by Broad Street, Tasker Street, 5th Street and Snyder. West Philadelphia Redevelopment Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and West Philadelphia Partnership CDC for 5047 Chancellor Street, 4925-4527 Walnut Street, 4936 Walnut Street, 5004 Walnut Street, 4913 Locust Street, 10 S. 51st Street, 28 S. 51st Street, 34 S. 51st Street and 216 S. 49th Street for housing rehabilitation. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area: second amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area, acquire 45 properties for new and rehabilitated house units. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area: sixteenth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 8th amended Urban Renewal Plan, acquire 84 properties develop 28 single family townhomes. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation for 1624 N. Perth Street, 1615, 1621 and 1633 N. 8th Street to be developed as three new housing units. Germantown Redevelopment Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Habitat for Humanity for rehabilitation of seven single family dwellings. Act 94/Act 39 Blight Certification for 18 properties in North, West, Southwest, Northwest and Frankford for residential, commercial, industrial and related uses. Bill #67: Authorizing and directing striking from the City Plan and vacating a portion of 34th Street, revising the curb lines of 34th Street, Spruce Street and the area connecting 33rd and 34th Streets. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #65) fifteenth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 7th amended Urban Renewal Plan, to acquire 41 vacant properties in St. Edward’s/Hartranft, for development of 20 dwelling units for people with AIDS. 

May 2, 1996
Minutes of the meeting of April 4, 1996. Center City Redevelopment Area, Convention Center Urban Renewal Area: second amended Redevelopment Proposal, 2nd amended Urban Renewal Plan, acquire blighted property on the south side of Arch Street and the west side of 12th Street, and to establish development controls for Convention Center-related uses. Blight recertification for an area bounded by N. Lawrence Street, N. 3rd Street, W. Susquehanna Avenue and W. York Street. Bill #960262: Authorizing and directing striking from the City Plan and vacating a portion of Grape Street, extending from Tower Street to a point approximately 1,033 feet southwest of Tower Street, and reserving and placing a drainage and utility right-of-way. Germantown Redevelopment Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Resource for Human Development for rehabilitation of 14 single family homes. Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Charles and Lewis Campo for the construction of rental garages for commercial vehicles at 1517-1555 S. 33rd Street. Bill #85: Confirming the sale of 5201 Vicaris Street authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to deliver a deed to James Burton. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #66) Lex Street, drainage and utility right-of-way; (Zoning Bill #86) change the zoning in an area bounded by Tabor Road, Park Street, Olney Avenue, 11th Street, 10th Street, Clarkson Avenue, 12th Street, and Somerville Avenue to Institutional Development District. 

May 6, 1996
North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: ninth amended Urban Renewal Plan and 7th amended Redevelopment Proposal, expand the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area and permit acquisition of 113 lots in the vicinity 4th Street and Dauphin Street for development of a ball field and off-street parking. 

May 23, 1996
Minutes of the meeting of May 6, 1996. Review of the School District Capital Program for FY1997-2002. Preliminary Plat, Richard Allen Homes, area bounded by Parrish Street, Fairmount Avenue, 9th Street and 12th Street: redevelop and reduce PHA development from 628 dwelling units to 369 units and placing six new City streets. Preliminary Plat, Raymond Rosen Replacement Housing, area bounded by Dauphin Street, Norris Street, 22nd Street and 25th Street: replace recently demolished PHA development including placing three new City streets and revising the lines and grades of three City streets. Bill #960356: Authorizing and directing revising the lines and grades on the City Plan by placing 23rd Street, from Diamond to Edgley Streets, Judson Street, from Norris to Diamond Streets, and 24th Street, from Norris to Edgley Street, and revising the curb lines and grades of 23rd Street, from Norris to Diamond Streets, Diamond Street, from 23rd to 24th Streets, and Edgley Street, from 23rd to 24th Streets, and placing a drainage and utility right-of-way. Preliminary Plat, northeast corner of Pine Road and Shady Lane: Subdivide an 11.66-acre parcel into 28 lots to allow for construction of 27 single family detached dwellings and a detention basin along two new City streets, Ridge Run and Parkhollow Drive. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation to rehabilitate a four-story building at 747-749 N. 63rd Street. Bill #34: Change the zoning of certain properties on Frankford Avenue, between Tyson Avenue and Rhawn Street, from C-2 Commercial to C-7 Commercial and R-9A Residential. Bill #41: Amend the Regulated Uses section of the Philadelphia Zoning Code by changing the definition of a drug paraphernalia store. Bill #74: Change the zoning for a block bounded by Chestnut Street, 37th Street, Ludlow Street and 36th Street to C-4 Commercial. Bill #960311: Establish new Zoning Code requirements for roof decks. Eastwick Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Metropolitan Partners, Ltd., for a medical office building at 2800-rear Island Avenue. Upland Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Resources for Human Development, Inc., for 4750-4760 Reinhard Street and 4700-4738 Reinhard Street to build 18 units of housing. South Central Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphia Presbytery Homes for 739 S. Broad Street, for elderly housing. Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and MLK Affordable LP/Altman General Corporation for construction of 21 rental units at 2708, 2716-2724, 2728-2746, 2709-2731 and 2735-47 Titan Street. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation for 16 vacant parcels om the 1600 block of N. Perth Street and North Franklin Street, and the 700 block of W. Oxford Street, to be developed as 16 semi-detached single-family housing units. Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation for 18 vacant parcels in the 1600 block of N. 19th Street and W. Nicholas Street to be developed as 12 semi-detached single family housing units. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation for 16 parcels in the 1600 block of N. Perth Street and N. Franklin Street, and the 700 block of W. Oxford Street, to be developed as 16 semi-detached single family homes (Ludlow Phase III). Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Baltimore Avenue Redevelopment Corporation to build a medical center at 5020, 5022, 5024 and 5026-5028 Baltimore Avenue. Nehemiah-West Poplar Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Poplar Enterprise Development Corporation for 12 vacant parcels in the 1200 blocks of Parrish, Myrtle, Poplar and Ogden Streets, the 1300 block of Ogden and Poplar Streets, the 800 and 900 blocks of N. 12th Street and the 800 blocks of 13th and Watts Streets, for construction of 55 single family housing units. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Brantwood II Associates for rehabilitation of 4144 Parkside Avenue into 15 housing units with space for social service programs. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation for rehabilitation of five properties on N. Franklin Street, W. Cumberland Street and N. 8th Street. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and North Philadelphia Community Help for seven properties to be used towards 45 units of rental housing. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Beech Economic Development Corporation for five properties to be developed as an off-street parking area. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Franklin Urban Renewal Area) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation for the lease of parcels 25, 26 and 27 for Chinatown North Housing; (Redevelopment Bill #960322) second amended Urban Renewal Plan and Redevelopment Proposal for the Convention Center Urban Renewal Area, to include site acquisition of an area bounded by Arch Street, Cuthbert Street, and 12th Street, and the addition of a new section of the Urban Renewal Plan establishing development controls for intermediate and long-term use; (Redevelopment Bill #960283) second amended Redevelopment Proposal and 2nd amended Urban Renewal Plan, to acquire 45 properties allowing for construction of 44 new and 14 rehabilitated residential units; (Redevelopment Bill #960323) seventeenth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 9th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, expanding the eastern boundary of the Urban Renewal Area to 3rd Street, closing portions of W. Dauphin Street and N. 4th Street, and acquiring 113 properties for development of a ball field and parking lots for Welsh School; (Redevelopment Bill #960324) sixteenth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area, acquiring 10 properties, and changing the proposed land use and development controls, in the block bounded by Montgomery Avenue, 15th Street, Cecil B. Moore Avenue and Sydenham Street, for construction of a parking garage as part of the Apollo recreation and convocation facility at Temple University. 

June 6, 1996
Minutes of the meetings of May 2 and May 23, 1996. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Agreement and RT Headhouse Associates LP for purchase of the Reading Terminal Headhouse, the Link and the Filbert Street Arcade, as part of the Convention Center improvements. Bill 960410: Authorize various estate transactions necessary for the Reading Terminal Headhouse development. Bill #960262: Amend the Zoning Code by establishing the “South Street/Headhouse Square Special Controls District. Bill #960292: Amend the Zoning Code by creating conditions and regulations for wireless communications. Bill #960363: Amend the Zoning Code parking requirements for dance halls, nightclubs and restaurants in the Main Street Manayunk area. Bill #960414: Authorizing and directing revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking and vacating Depue Avenue and placing a cul-de-sac at a point northeastwardly from Lindenhurst Street, and reserving and placing a drainage and utility right-of-way. Bill #960365: Confirm the sale of 3257 Cresson Street and authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to deliver a deed to Martina Smalley. City Plan change/Confirmation plan: vacate Stevenson Lane from the northwest side of Grant Avenue to Stevenson Street, and strike from the City Plan and vacate Hegerman Street, from a point approximately 100 feet southwest from the southwest side of St. Denis Drive to the northeast side of Stevenson Street, and strike Tulip Street from the southwest side of Stevenson Street to the northeast side of Grant Avenue, and strike Stevenson Street between Frankford Avenue and the Poquessing Creek. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill 960417) Germantown Avenue, drainage and utility right-of-way; (Street Bill #960412) drainage and utility rights-of-way, Shady Lane, Grant Avenue; (Bill #960418) Dauphin Street, 4th Street, Nevada Street, Dakota Street, drainage and utility rights-of-way; (Bill #960390) Perth Street, Franklin Street. 

June 20, 1996
Minutes of the meeting of June 6, 1996. Blight Certification for the Navy Base. Act 94/Act 39 Blight Certification for approximately 80 vacant properties in North, West, South and Southwest Philadelphia for various developers. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation to rehabilitate 747-749 N. 63rd Street into 12 apartments with ground floor commercial space. Amended RC-6 Planned Residential Development Master Plan for Druim Moir, 27 Druim Moir Lane: allow for construction of 784 square foot garage/barn, placing a 200-gallon propane tank and the placement of a crushed stone driveway. Upland Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Resources for Human Development, Inc., for 4750-4760 Reinhard Street and 4700-4738 Reinhard Street, to construct 18 housing units. Update on Telecommunications Bill. Bill #960413: Authorizing and directing striking from the City Plan and vacating Lindsay Street from Byberry Road southwestwardly, and striking and abandoning a certain drainage right-of-way. Bill #960502: Authorizing and directing striking from the City Plan the Northeast Freeway at Woodhaven Road, and Dedaker Street from the Northeast Freeway to Woodhaven Road, and placing Northeast Boulevard. Bill #896050: Authorizing and directing revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking the 100-foot wide northwesterly portion of the Northeast Boulevard form Tomlinson Road to Woodhaven Road. Bill #960499: Authorizes the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to sell property located on the southeast side of Northeast Boulevard northeast of Foster Street to Spain’s Inc. Bill #960398: Authorizes Real Estate transactions to permit the City to acquire and open a new runway for the Philadelphia International Airport within a project area bounded by Island Avenue, Enterprise Avenue, south of the City’s Southwest Water Department facility, Hog Island Road North and Hog Island Road, and to enter into a pipeline relocation and license agreement with Colonial Pipeline Company, Sun Pipeline Company and certain land exchanges with Consolidate Rail Corporation. Bill #960408: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property convey a portion of the City-owned parking lot, in the vicinity of Levick Street and Rising Sun Avenue, to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to Prime Bank. Bill #960513: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to purchase or select and appropriate and easement for sewer and/or stormwater relief and drainage purposes through 4763-4783 Rhawn Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Preliminary Plat, area bounded by 8th, 9th, Callowhill and Vine Streets) subdivide a 2.0-acre parcel for construction of 51 housing units with off-street parking; (Zoning Bill #960416) Change the zoning for an area bounded by 5th Street, Norris Street, 6th Street and Berks Street from R-10 Residential, C-2 Commercial and G-2 Industrial to C-7 Commercial; (Zoning Bill #960512) Change the zoning for an area bounded by 12th Street, former Brown Street, former Parrish Street, 9th Street, Percy Street, Brown Street, 10th Street and Fairmount Avenue from R-10 Residential, C-2 Commercial and G-2 General Industrial to R-13 Residential; (Street Bill #960506) 89th Street, 90th Street, Tinicum Boulevard, 86th Street. 

July 18, 1996
Minutes of the meeting of June 20, 1996. Release of the FY1997-2002 Capital Program and 1997 Budget. Release of a report entitled “Guide to Data Sources”. Presentation and release of a plan entitled “A Renewal Agenda for Off Broad East”. Preliminary Plat, area bounded by Parris Street, through to Harper Street, between 12th and Watts Streets: allow for construction of 55 single family dwelling units with one community tot lot, along a new City Street, Ogden Court. Bill #960536: Authorizing and directing striking and vacating Sanger Street from the City Plan from Langdon Street to a dead-end turnaround approximately 418 feet northwest of Langdon Street, and reserving and placing on the City Plan a drainage and utility right-of-way. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area) seventh modification to the 7th amended Urban Renewal Plan, create a new land use category “Residential A-1”; (Confirmation plan) Vine Street; (Final Plat, area bounded by 8th, 9th, Callowhill and Vine Streets) subdivide a 2.9-acre parcel to allow for construction of 51 housing units with off-street parking. 

September 12, 1996
Minutes of the meeting of July 18, 1996. Release of publication entitled “Design Guidelines for Off-Street Parking”. Act 94/Act 39 Blight Certification: for 37 properties in Central Germantown, North Philadelphia, West Philadelphia and South Philadelphia for commercial, industrial and related uses. Preliminary Plat, easterly side of 332-334 E. Walnut Lane: Subdivide a 1.48-acre parcel to allow for construction of 18 semi-detached single family dwellings along a new City Street, Walnut Court. Preliminary Plat, 3152 and 3200 S. 20th Street: Subdivide a 4.67-acre parcel to allow for construction of 62 attached single family dwellings along five new City Streets, Geary Street, S. 21st Street, Hulseman Street, Lambert Street and Forrestal Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation plans) Bruce Avenue; Chancellor Street, drainage right-of-way. 

September 26, 1996
Minutes of the meeting of September 12, 1996. Act 94 Condemnation of 5537 and 5539 Baltimore Avenue: expansion of Kennedy Printing Company, Inc. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Soltrace, Inc., for 922-942 Fairmount Avenue to be developed as part of an accessory parking lot. Bill #960534: Confirm the sale of 3720-3722 Mt. Vernon Street to John Haughton. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation plans) Lindsay Street, drainage right-of-way; Perth Street, Franklin Street; (Final Plat, Raymond Rosen Replacement Housing, area bounded by Dauphin Street, Norris Street, 22nd Street and 25th Street) replace the recently demolished PHA development, place three new City streets and revise the lines and grades of three City streets. 

October 10, 1996
Minutes of the meeting of September 26, 1996. Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area: third amended Redevelopment Proposal and 3rd amended Urban Renewal Plan, acquire two vacant properties, 1618 and 1620 N. 16th Street for rehabilitation; Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Cecil B. Moore Village Associates to rehabilitate 13 properties on the 1600 block of N. 16th Street to accommodate 38 families. Bill #960535: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Broad Street, Snyder Avenue, 5th Street and Oregon Avenue. Bill #960658: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Warfield Street, Shedwick Street, Reed Street and Wharton Street from R-10 Residential and C-2 Commercial to G-2 Industrial. Bill #960633: Amend the Zoning Code requirements for parking garages and open-air parking spaces which are accessory to one-family and two-family dwellings. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #960657) change the zoning in an area bounded by Fairmount Avenue, 8th Street, Green Street, Percy Street, Wallace Street and 10th Street to G-2 General Industrial. 

October 24, 1996
Minutes of the meeting of October 10, 1996. Act 94/Act 39 Blight Certification for 18 properties in South, West, and North Philadelphia for various developers for residential, commercial, entertainment and cultural facilities. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Ludlow Community Association for 14 vacant properties for home owner units and/or side and rear yards. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Kim Hor Lim for 4201-4215 N. 15th Street for construction of a laundromat with off-street parking in Nicetown. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment) Revise a resolution establishing a Redevelopment Area for the Navy Base; (Final Plat, West Poplar Nehemiah housing) subdivide several parcels to allow for construction of 10 semi-detached single family dwellings and one detached single family dwelling along existing City streets. 

November 7, 1996
Minutes of the meeting of October 24, 1996. Release and presentation of report “Findings of North Delaware Waterfront Survey”. New Kensington and Fishtown Blight Certification: area bounded by Laurel Street, rear lot lines of properties on the west side of Front Street and Kensington Avenue, rear lot lines of properties on the north side of Lehigh Avenue, and Delaware Avenue. New Kensington and Fishtown Redevelopment Area Plan: facilitate the elimination of incompatible land uses and propose land uses which will strengthen the residential, commercial and institutional fabric of the area. Bill #960696: Change the zoning of a block bounded by Arch Street, 22nd Street, Cuthbert Street and 23rd Street from C-5 Commercial to C-4 Commercial. Blight recertification for two sections of the North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area: area bounded by Diamond Street, Montgomery Avenue, N. 18th Street, Cecil B. Moore Avenue, and 22nd Street; area bounded by Jefferson Street, N. 21st Street, Master Street and N. 23rd Street. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: eighteenth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 10th amended Urban Renewal Plan, acquire 440 properties in West Poplar, Ludlow, Francisville, Raymond Rosen area and Norman Blumberg area for new housing construction. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Asociacion de Puertorriquenos en Marcha for seven vacant lots for a 20-unit residence, for people with AIDS, in St. Edward’s/Hartranft.  Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Neighborhood Restorations LP VII for residential development at 16 sites in West and Southwest Philadelphia: 720 S. 49th Street, 4911 Florence Avenue, 4923, 5011 and 5014 Hazel Avenue, 1505, 1523 and 1545 N. Redfield Street, 625 N. 32nd Street, 513-519 N. 33rd Street, 645 N. 34th Street, 3301-3303 Spring Garden Street, 5400-5408 Haverford Avenue, 5308-5312 Parrish Street, 1225 and 1243 S. 46th Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #960729) 1321-1347 S. Shedwick Street; (Property Bill #960731) 1336, 1338 and 1340 S. Warfield Street; (Property Bill #960730) 1308 S. Warfield Street; (Confirmation plans/City Plan changes) 34th Street, Spruce Street, area connecting 33rd and 34th Street, drainage and utility right-of-way; Northeast Freeway, Dedaker Street, Northeast Boulevard; Grape Street. 

December 5, 1996
Minutes of the meeting of November 7, 1996. Redevelopment Proposal for the New Kensington-Fishtown Urban Renewal Area: acquire 26 properties for reuse as side yards, recreation areas and supplemental open space for residents and businesses. Haddington Urban Renewal Area: seventh amended Redevelopment Proposal and 3rd amended Urban Renewal Plan, facilitate rehabilitation of George Brooks Public School at 5631-5643 Haverford Avenue into apartments for the elderly. South Central Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Southwark Plaza Limited Partnership for 401-441 Washington Avenue for construction of 470 units of rental housing. Preliminary Plat, 288 Parker Avenue: Subdivide an 8.65-acre parcel into 37 lots for construction of 36 semi-detached single family dwellings and one vacant parcel along existing City streets. Bill #960830: Authorizing and directing the striking from the City Plan and vacating Palethorp Street from Oxford to Turner Streets. Bill #960831: Authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to deliver a deed to City-owned land on the southeasterly side of N. American Street, approximately 324 feet north of Lehigh Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to Pitrano Beer Distributors. Stenton Avenue Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Rowan Development, Inc., for 2116 E. Haines Street and 2109-2111 E. Haines Street for development of an employment and training center and parking lot. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #960805) eighteenth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 10th amendment to the Urban Renewal Plan, in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, acquire 440 properties in five sections of North Philadelphia for creation of new housing units; (Redevelopment Bill #960764) third amended Redevelopment Proposal and 3rd amended Urban Renewal Plan, in the Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area, acquire nine properties in Cecil B. Moore to build housing units and a child care center with accessory parking. Commission dates for 1997. 


1995
January 5, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of December 15, 1994. Revised Preliminary Plat, area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Byberry Road, Depue Avenue and Lindenhurst Street: Subdivide a 2.8-acre parcel into 18 lots for construction of 17 detached single family dwellings and one open space, with a detention basin, along a newly dedicated City street. Bill # 984: Vacate from the City Plan Walker Street from Pearson Avenue to a dead end approximately 108 feet northeast of Pearson Street. Bill #983: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Burns Street, from Race Street to Cherry Street, and reserve and place a drainage and utility right-of-way. Discussion of the FY1996-2001 Capital Program. 

January 19, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of January 5, 1995. FY1996-2001 Capital Program and Budget. Mid-Year amendment to the FY1995 Capital Budget. South Central Urban Renewal Area Blight Recertification: area bounded by Fitzwater Street, Park Avenue, Park Avenue extended, rear lot lines of properties on the south side of Webster Street, Christian Street, and South Broad Street. South Central Urban Renewal Area: eighth amended Redevelopment Proposal, acquire and rehabilitate four vacant structures for use as elderly housing and a nursing home, 739 and 747 S. Broad Street, 1326 and 1332-1336 Fitzwater Street, and add elderly housing and nursing home as permitted uses in the Commercial/Industrial land use category. Blight Certification for 89 properties in North, West and Northwest Philadelphia: acquire for residential and related uses. Bill #875: Amend the “Special Controls for the Center City Commercial Area” section of the Zoning Code, section 14-1607, by extending the area to include Master Street, from Front Street to 5th Street, and establishing other use controls. Bill #995: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Bainbridge Street, 6th Street, Catharine Street and 5th Street. 

February 16, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of January 19, 1995. Revision to the University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan: construct a five-story, 85,997 square foot research laboratory and office building at 3301 Spruce Street. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Diamond Phase III Venture, for rehabilitation of seven vacant structures at 3015 and 3025 Diamond Street, 3101, 3129 and 3139 W. Diamond Street and 3205 and 3207 W. Diamond Street, to be developed into 24 units of rental housing. Philadelphia Corporation for Aging: (Bill #1026) change the zoning for a parcel at the northwest corner of 17th and Sedgley Streets; (Bill #934) change the zoning for a parcel at the northwest corner of 17th and Cambria Streets. Bill #1022: Strike from the City Plan Southampton Road, from Philmont Avenue to the northwesterly houseline of Milldale Street produce southwestwardly, Milldale Street, from Southampton Road to County Line Road, Lukens Street from Philmont Avenue to County Line Road, and place a drainage and utility right-of-way. Bill #990: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by requiring a use certificate from the Zoning Board of Adjustment for any sale of alcoholic beverages. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1029) change the zoning of a parcel on Broad Street, between Christian and Carpenter Streets, to permit development of a High School for the Creative and Performing Arts; (Redevelopment Bill #1028) eighth amended Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan for the South Central Urban Renewal Area.

March 2, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of February 16, 1995. Revision to the Community College of Philadelphia Institutional Development District Master Plan: construct a one-story, 7,000 square foot day care center at the northwest corner of 16th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. Tioga Redevelopment Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Fourth Philadelphia Equities for five vacant lots on the 3900 blocks of Bott Street and Nice Street, for construction of a Pep Boys automotive and retail facility. Bill #1046: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Bott Street from Broad Street to a point approximately 100 feet south of Kerbaugh Street. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #94-1049, 8000 Verree Road, erect a 2,500-square foot, two-story commercial structure with accessory parking in the R-5 Residential District. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and People’s Emergency Center CDC) rehabilitation of eight residential properties in West Powelton, 3967 Warren Street, 4115 Baring Street, 445 N 42nd Street, 314, 326, 428, 444 and 446 N. Holly Street; (Confirmation Plan) Mandala Way, St. Malachy’s Way, Nehemiah Way, and Rudy Robinson Way, 46th Street. 

March 16, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of March 2, 1995. Holly Family College Institutional Development District Master Plan revision: build a parking lot at the northeast corner of Grant and Frankford Avenues. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #94-1049, 8000 Verree Road, erect a 2,500-square foot, two-story commercial structure with accessory parking in the R-5 Residential District. Bill #1045: Strike from the City Plan Carbon Street from Venango Street to Castor Avenue. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1038) George Street, Cambridge Street, Harper Street, Camac Street, drainage and utility right-of-way.

April 6, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of March 16, 1995. University of Pennsylvania Master Plan Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: expand the IDD boundaries along the easterly side of Curie Boulevard and allow for construction of a new Medical Research building. Einstein Medical Center: establish and IDD for an area bounded by Old York Road, Olney Avenue, 11th Street, Tabor Road, 10th Street, Clarkson Avenue, 12th Street and Somerville Avenue. Bill #1071: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by establishing new stormwater management controls. Bill #1056: Authorize the Commission of Public Property to convey a subsurface parcel at Whitaker and Adams Avenues to Roosevelt II Associates in exchange for certain transportation easements on the Roosevelt Boulevard frontage of the former Sears property. Bill #1062: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by making technical amendments to provisions relating to parking for persons with disabilities. Bill #1064: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Salmon Street from the westerly side of Butler Street to a point approximately 236 feet southwestward. 

April 20, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of April 6, 1995. Bill #804: Amend the Zoning Code in relation to drug and alcohol treatment facilities. Bill #1081: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code regarding take-out restaurants, delicatessens and the retail sale of malt beverages for take-out. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plans) Christopher Columbus Boulevard; Butler Street, Nicetown Lane. 

May 4, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of April 20, 1995. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: twelfth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 4th amended Urban Renewal Plan, acquire 38 properties in the Cecil B. Moore and Cabot for residential development. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: thirteenth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 5th amended Urban Renewal Plan, extend the eastern boundary of the URA to 4th Street, the western boundary to 9th Street and the northern boundary to York Street, and acquire 99 properties for Asociacion de Puertorriquenos en Marcha for a shopping center and office complex. Stenton Avenue Redevelopment Area, Stenton Avenue Urban Renewal Area: establish a Redevelopment Proposal and an Urban Renewal Plan, acquire properties on the 2100 blocks of W. Haines Street, Eastburn Avenue and Stenton Avenue to allow rehabilitation of a vacant factory for an employee training center and retail. Bill #1073: Amend Section 9-207 of the Philadelphia Code entitled “Motor Vehicle Repairs” by permitting certain owners or operators of certain specified businesses to conduct their business on City sidewalks or streets. Bill #1074: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to convey a parcel of land at the northwest corner of 43rd Street and Market Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale at fair market value for development of a fast food restaurant. Bill #1047: Amend the Zoning Code by rewording the definitions of “Check Cashing Establishment” and “Pawnshop”. Bill #1060: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps for a portion of the block bounded by 58th Street, Sansom Street, 57th Street and Walnut Street. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Bill #1078) authorize changes to Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7 of the ordinance approved August 30, 1965 of the Franklin Urban Renewal Plan. 

May 18, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of May 4, 1995. Amendments to the 1996-2001 Capital Program and 1996 Capital Budget: minor modifications to the Capital Program and Budget; transfer funding from FY1995 into the Capital Program and Budget. West Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, West Mill Creek Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Blue Moon Hotel, for 906-908 N 51st Street and 5107-5113 Westminster Avenue to construct a parking lot. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plans) Burns Street, drainage and utility right-of-way; Mechanicsville Road, Maureen Drive, drainage right-of-way. Discussion of the Planning Commission draft statement regarding the “Northeast Transportation Study”.

June 1, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of May 18, 1995. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Orianna Street Limited Partnership for three vacant lots, in the 1300 blocks of N. Orianna Street, N 4th Street and Germantown Avenue, and the 300 block of W. Master Street, for construction of 23 rental townhouse units. Bill #1109: Change the zoning of an area bounded by Woodhaven Road, Roosevelt Boulevard, Southampton-Byberry Road and Black Lake Road to L-2 Limited Industrial. Bill #1105: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to convey a deed to 2100-2122 W. Cambria Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and New Kensington CDC for seven vacant structures at 2302 and 2162 E. Cumberland Street, 2048 E. Dauphin Street, 2647 Cedar Street, 2100 York Street, 2026 E. Sergeant Street and 1904 E. Lehigh Avenue for housing rehabilitation. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and People’s Emergency Center CDC for 4012 Haverford Avenue, 412 Saunders Avenue, 3920 Willow Avenue, 3912 Warren Street and 513 N. 40th Street for housing rehabilitation. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #1098) twelfth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 4th amended Urban Renewal Plan, in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, to allow for acquisition of 38 properties and construction of 24 single-family homes; (Redevelopment Bill #1110) thirteenth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 5th amended Urban Renewal Plan, in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, to allow for acquisition of 99 properties, and expand the URA boundaries, for construction of a shopping center and office complex; (Redevelopment Bill #1107) Stenton Avenue Urban Renewal Area, establish a Redevelopment Proposal and an Urban Renewal Plan, acquire properties on the 2100 blocks of W. Haines Street, Eastburn Avenue and Stenton Avenue to allow rehabilitation of a vacant factory for an employee training center and retail; (Final Plat, SD-5848F, Mechanicsville) subdivide an 11.8-acre parcel into 28 lots, for construction of 26 detached single family dwellings along a new City Street, Maureen Drive.

June 15, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of June 1, 1995. Bill #1087: Permit Sixth Street Associates to construct, use and maintain an open-air sidewalk café with a five-foot high temporary iron fence, including temporary chairs/benches, extending four feet from the house line, into the westerly footway of 6th Street alongside 600 South Street. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Borinquen Associates II LP for conveyance of land to construct 45 rental units in the 2100 block of N. Marshall Street. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and SEPTA for the long-term lease of a portion of the common area in Gallery I as a ticket sales booth, and a portion of the overbuild for the north tower of Gallery II for use as a police station. Bill #1123: Strike from the City Plan Clarkson Avenue from Broad Street to Old York Road, and place Clarkson Avenue on the City Plan in a different location, and declare the legally open beds of Clarkson Avenue, Somerville Avenue and westerly portion of Old York Road as entirely owned by the City. Bill #1113: Strike from the City Plan and vacate the westernmost 32-foot wide portion of N. 13th Street from Master Street to Jefferson Street. Bill #1119: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Shamokin Street from Ridge Avenue to 11th Street. Bill #1120: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Spring Street from 11th Street westwardly to a dead-end. Bill #1138: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Front Street from Pattison Avenue southwardly to a dead-end, and vacate Stone House Lane. Bill #1137: Confirm the sale of 3257 Cresson Street and authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to deliver a deed to Joseph Grasso. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Bill #1128) University of Pennsylvania IDD Master Plan amendment, allow construction of a 14-story, 352,000 square foot building for biomedical research and offices; (Crown Cork and Seal Corporate Headquarters) (Property Bill #1140) a site located at Roosevelt Boulevard and Woodhaven Road; (Property Bill #1141) a tract on the north side of McNulty Road west of Southampton-Byberry Road; (Property Bill #1142) a property east of Roosevelt Boulevard and north of Woodhaven Road; (Street Bill #1143) McNulty Road, a turnaround at the dead-end of McNulty Road; (Street Bill #1121) Langdon Street.

June 29, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of June 15, 1995. Act 94/39 Blight Certification for 176 properties in North, South, West and Northwest Philadelphia, Kensington and Frankford to acquire properties for residential and related uses. Bill #1149: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to enter into an agreement with the Jewish Employment Vocational Service, Inc., granting an easement to City-owned properties at the southwest corner of Rhawn and Dungan Streets for a sewer maintenance easement. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Bott Street; Southampton Road, Milldale Street, drainage and utility right-of-way. Zoning Board of Adjustment, 1300 block of Market Street, construct a parking lot.

August 17, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of August 29, 1995. Release of publication “1996-2001 Capital Program and 1996 Capital Budget”. Presentation of the “Northeast Transportation Needs and Preferences Study”. Review of the 1996-2001 Capital Program and Budget for the School District of Philadelphia. 

September 7, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of August 17, 1995. Presentation of a study “Vacant Land in Philadelphia”. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plan) I Street, also known as Fisher’s Lane, Ramona Avenue, Courtland Street, drainage and utility right-of-way. 

September 21, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of August 17, 1995. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #95-0888, 3720-3740 Main Street, movie theater with accessory concessions and four retail uses in separate structures. Policy recommendations for Manayunk/Main Street. Act 94 Blight Certification for 28 properties in South, Southwest, West and North Philadelphia for various non-profit developers for residential and related purposes and parking. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Mansion Court Phase II Venture for eight vacant residential buildings in the 1900 and 2000 blocks of N. 32nd Street for rehabilitation into 16 residential units. Amend the RC-6 Residential Master Plan for Hunter’s Pointe Phase II, southeasterly side of Umbria Street and Shawmont Avenue: permit revision to 204 dwelling units from originally proposed 202. 

October 5, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of September 21, 1995. Bill #1171: Amend Chapter 14-1900 of the Philadelphia Code to allow the placement of commercial advertising signs on parking meters. Bill #1177: Amend the Zoning Code by making technical corrections to the City’s stormwater ordinance. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1176) amend the Zoning Code by requiring parking for dance halls, nightclubs, and restaurants in the area bounded by the Schuylkill River, the Wissahickon Creek, the SEPTA Norristown Line and Leverington Street; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) 13th Street; Langdon Street; McNulty Road, turnaround at the dead-end of McNulty Road; amend the RC-6 Residential Master Plan for Hunter’s Pointe Phase II, southeasterly side of Umbria Street and Shawmont Avenue: permit revision to 204 dwelling units. 

October 19, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of October 5, 1995. Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area: first amended Redevelopment Proposal and 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan, acquire ten properties at 1509 Cecil B. Moore Avenue and the 1700 blocks of N. Sydenham Street and N. 15th Street, for a Temple University parking garage. Final Plat, southeasterly side of Wally Avenue, 686 feet northeast from Northeast Avenue, Country Lane Estates: Subdivide a 2.2-acre parcel into nine lots for construction of eight single family detached dwellings along a private street, Marple Drive. Dungan Road and Rhawn Street: (Bill #1178) authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to deliver to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development a deed for City-owned land at the southeast corner of Dungan Road and Rhawn Street; (Bill #1169) amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning in an area bounded by Dungan Road and Rhawn Street from R-5 Residential to R-12 Residential. Redevelopment Area, 5000 and 5100 blocks of Baltimore Avenue: Blight Recertification and Redevelopment Area Plan. Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, Stage III: Affirm the original blight certification; eighth amended Redevelopment Proposal, acquire four properties at 8606-8610 and 8620-8622 Bartram Avenue, 3501-3507 S. 86th Street, and 8501-8527 Tinicum Avenue to develop an office building with parking. Grays Ferry Redevelopment Area: amend the Redevelopment Area Plan to change the proposed land use from Residential, Recreational and Residential/Commercial to Residential; seventh amended Redevelopment Proposal and 7th amended Urban Renewal Plan, acquire 22 properties for residential development. 

November 2, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of October 19, 1995. Bill #1190: Amend the Zoning Code to establish special zoning controls for portions of Germantown Avenue. Bill #1204: Authorize the transfer of certain City-owned breezeways in Eastwick from the Department of Public Property to the Redevelopment Authority for conveyance to eligible purchasers. Bill #1196: Authorize the Commissioners of Fairmount Park and the Commissioner of Public Property to transfer 3020 Darnell Road to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development in exchange for a piece of ground of equal or greater value, owned by PAID, on the southeasterly side of Decatur Road northeast of Drummond Road. West Philadelphia Redevelopment Area Plan, Mantua Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Aspen Olive Associates for a portion of the Aspen Village development, build 28 townhomes on 3602-3612 Aspen Street, 716-730 N. 36th Street, and 3605, 3609, 3613 and 3617 Olive Street. Bill #1185: Amend the Stadium District section of the Zoning Code by establishing prohibited uses. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1203) Change the zoning for an area bounded by Bartram Avenue, I-95, 84th Street extended, and I-95 Exit Ramp H; (Redevelopment Bill #1208) Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, Eastwick Redevelopment Area Stage III, eighth amendment to the Redevelopment Proposal, for additional land acquisition; (Street Bill #1205) Tinicum Avenue, drainage and utility right-of-way; (Confirmation Plan) George Street, Cambridge Street, Harper Street, Camac Street. 

November 15, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of November 2, 1995. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and West Mill Creek Associates III (Michaels Development Corporation and the Mill Creek Council) for three parcels in the vicinity of 45th and Parris Streets for construction of 72 apartments with 63 parking spaces. 51st and Baltimore Urban Renewal Plan and Redevelopment Proposal: assemble land for development of a medical center. Blight recertification for the Grays Ferry Redevelopment Area: area bounded by Oakford Street, S. 27th Street, Wharton Street, and S. 28th Street, further a redevelopment proposal for construction of affordable housing in the 2700 block of Titan Street. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area Blight Recertification: area bounded by Cambridge Street, Brown Street, Ridge Avenue and Carlisle Street in Francisville. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: fourteenth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 6th amended Urban Renewal Plan, acquire 70 properties to build 69 housing units. Bill #1191: Amend Chapter 14-100 of the Philadelphia Code entitled “Definitions” by establishing a definition for “Correctional Facility”. Bill #1216: Confirm the sale of City-owned land at 1311-1313 N. 27th Street. Bill #1217: Confirm the sale of City-owned land at 3941 Warren Street. Bill #1222: Confirm the sale of City-owned land at 1912 E. Ontario Street. Bill #1223: Confirm the sale of City-owned land at 524-534 Christian Street. Bill #1224: Confirm the sale of City-owned land at 1910-1914 W. Atlantic Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #1213) Redevelopment Proposal, Urban Renewal Plan and Relocation Plan for the Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area; (Street Bill #1215) authorize Temple University to construct and maintain a pedestrian bridge over and across 15th Street between Cecil B. Moore Avenue and Montgomery Avenue; (Redevelopment Bill #1209) Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area, seventh amended Urban Renewal Plan and 7th amended Redevelopment Proposal to add an area bounded by S. 27th Street, Wharton Street, S. 28th Street and Oakford Street, and acquire 22 properties on the 2700 block of Titan Street; (West Poplar Urban Renewal Area) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Poplar Enterprise Development Corporation, allowing for construction of 64 single family homes in West Poplar as phase one of a three-phase development, which calls for 205 to 225 new housing units; (Final Plat, West Poplar Urban Renewal Area) subdivide several parcels to allow for construction of 52 semi-detached single family dwellings, with one open space parcel, along existing City streets and two new City streets, Cambridge Court and Camac Street. 

December 7, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of November 15, 1995. Sarah Allen Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Friends Rehabilitation Program, Inc., for 836 N. Preston Street for rehabilitation into eight apartments. Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, Unit #4: fifth modification to the 3rd amended Urban Renewal Plan, permit development of a parking lot at 721-737 Arch Street. Bill #1240: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Penrose Avenue, the Walt Whitman bridge approach, 20th Street and Pattison Avenue. Bill #1245: Authorize the City to convey 1307-1309 S. Broad Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for nominal consideration. Bill #1246: Confirm the sale of 1240-1244 S. Patton Street. Bill #1247: Confirm the sale of 1259-1263 S. Patton Street. Bill #1251: Confirm the sale of 444 Parker Avenue. Bill #1260: Confirm the sale of ground at the southeast corner of Castor Avenue and southwestern side of Hoffnagle Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1259) Change the zoning for an area bounded by Decatur Road, Comly Road, Academy Road and Red Lion Road; (Redevelopment Bill #1232) Redevelopment Proposal for the 51st and Baltimore Redevelopment Area, 51st and Baltimore Urban Renewal Area; (Redevelopment Bill #1230) fourteenth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 6th amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, acquire 70 properties for creation of 69 housing units; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Shamokin Street, drainage and utility right-of-way; Bodine Street.

December 21, 1995
Minutes of the meeting of December 7, 1995. Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, Stage II, parcel LH, tracts #1 and #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Belmont Housing Corporation for six acres of vacant land at Mario Lanza Boulevard, below Lindbergh Boulevard, for rental housing for disabled individuals. Act 94/Act 39 Blight Certification: approximately 90 properties in South, Southwest, West, North and Northwest Philadelphia for housing with accessory parking and community centers. Preliminary recommendations for FY1997-2002 Capital Program. 


1994
January 6, 1994
Minutes of the meeting of December 16, 1994. FY1995-2000 Capital Program and Budget. Act 94 Blight Certification for 1633, 1635 and 1637 N 8th Street. Bill #718: Change the zoning of 6124 Rising Sun Avenue from R-5 Residential and C-2 Commercial to R-5 Residential. Bustleton V: proposed zoning remapping for an area bounded by Grant Avenue, Bustleton Avenue, Red Lion Road and Roosevelt Boulevard. 

January 31, 1994
Proposed amendments to the FY 1994 School District Capital Budget and Program. Act 94 Blight Certification for 3015, 3025, 3101, 3129, 3139, 3146, 3205 and 3207 W. Diamond Street. Act 94 Blight Certification for 1920, 1923, 1945, 1947, 2001, 2002, 2007 and 2036 N. 32nd Street. Act 94 Blight Certification for 2162 E. Cumberland Street, 2647 Cedar Street, 2100 E. York Street, 1904 E. Lehigh Avenue, 2026 E. Sergeant Street and 2024 E. Dauphin Street. Preliminary and Final Plat: Subdivide a 2.76-acre parcel into seven lots to allow for construction of six detached single family dwellings along a private drive, Mirage Estate Drive. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation plan) Morris Street, Vandalia Street, drainage and utility rights-of-way. 

February 17, 1994
Minutes of the meeting of January 6 and 31, 1994. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #94-0093, 1100 Vine Street: rehabilitation of a 16-story industrial building into a 210-room hotel, and construction of an adjoining eight-level parking structure. Blight recertification for the area bounded by S. 11th Street, rear lot lines of properties on the south side of Fitzwater Street, Sartain Street and Bainbridge Street in Hawthorne. Bill #731: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Cambria Street, from 29th Street to Chalmers Avenue, and a northwesterly 10-foot wide portion of Chalmers Avenue, from the southwesterly side of Cambria Street northeastwardly 130 feet from the northeasterly side of Cambria Street, and place a drainage and utility right-of-way, and declare the unopened southeasternmost 15-foot wide portion of 29th Street entirely owned by the City. Bill #734: Strike from the City Plan and vacate the southeasterly four-foot portion of Sackett Street, from Levick Street to Frankford Avenue, and strike and vacate the southwesterly five-foot wide portion of Levick Street from Sackett Street to Frankford Avenue. 

March 17, 1994
Minutes of the meeting of February 17, 1994. Bill #760: Authorize certain transactions related to the restoration of the Reading Terminal Headhouse and approve the Redevelopment Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding by and between the Redevelopment Authority and Link-Headhouse Associates for the redevelopment of the Reading Terminal Headhouse and other related properties. Bills #720 and #721: Modifications to the Recommended FY1995-2000 Capital Program and Budget. Act 94 Blight Certification in West Powelton for People’s Emergency Center CDC to develop rental housing: 314, 326, 329, 331, 444, 446, and 448 N. Holly Street, 501 and 503 N. 40th Street, 421 and 445 N. 42nd Street, 4115 Baring Street, 425 Union Street and 3967 Warren Street. Blight Certification for the area bounded by Girard Avenue, N. 9th Street, Berks Street and N. 5th Street. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Kensington Urban Renewal Area: First Modification of the 3rd amended Urban Renewal Plan, parcel #3, southwest corner of Front Street and Lehigh Avenue, permanent office building for CO/MHAR. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #761) Christopher Columbus Boulevard; (Confirmation Plan) Westmoreland Street, drainage and utility right-of-way.

April 7, 1994
Minutes of the meeting of March 17, 1994. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, Area #9: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Strawberry Square Associates for 2329-2349 N. 29th Street, for construction of a one-story fast-food restaurant in an existing neighborhood shopping center. Amendment to the Spectrum 2, “Sports Stadium District Master Plan”. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Tinicum Avenue, drainage and utility rights-of-way; Filbert Street. 

April 21, 1994
Minutes of the meeting of April 7, 1994. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Southwest Temple Urban Renewal Area (parcel #23): Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and RealMarq Partners, construct a one-story structure with accessory parking for use as a pharmacy and retail space. Act 94 Blight Certification for five vacant buildings in West Powelton for housing rehabilitation by the People’s Emergency Center CDC: 4012 Haverford Avenue, 412 Saunders Street, 3912 Warren Street, 3920 Willow Street and 513 N. 40th Street. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the People’s Emergency Center Community Playground for properties at 3930-3932 Lancaster Avenue and 3963 Warren Street. Blight Certification of 45 vacant properties in West Poplar, for housing construction by Poplar Community Development Corporation. Bill #777: Confirm the sale of City-owned property at 6800 Scotforth Road. Bill #778: Strike from the City Plan Silverwood Street, from Lemonte Street to Delmar Street, and place a drainage and utility right-of-way. 

May 12, 1994
Minutes of the meeting of April 21, 1994. School District Capital Budget and Capital Program. Act 94 Blight Certification for 836 N. Preston Street in Belmont. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Strawberry Mansion Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Tyrone P. Barge, Jr., to allow rehabilitation of 2641 N. Douglas Street and 2542 N. Douglas Street into rental housing. Independence Mall Redevelopment Area: fourth modification to the 2nd amended Urban Renewal Plan, allow Philadelphia Presbytery Homes, Inc., to renovate and reuse a vacant office building at 25-41 N. 4th Street into low-income housing. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, West Poplar and Ludlow Urban Renewal Areas: amendment to the Urban Renewal Plan to allow for acquisition of 455 properties to produce 225 to 235 home ownership units in two neighborhoods in West Poplar and Ludlow. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, area #14: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Melon Green Realty Group for 1931-1939 Fairmount Avenue and 711 N. 20th Street, for construction of three one-story stores, a restaurant, a wine and spirits shop and a laundromat. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, area #15: first modification to the 10th amended Redevelopment Proposal and 2nd amended Urban Renewal Plan for Freedom Theater. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, area #15; Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Freedom Theater for 1325 N. 15th Street and 1417-1425 N. 15th Street, for construction of a parking lot. South Central Urban Renewal Area: seventh amendment to the Urban Renewal Plan to allow for acquisition of 728 Marvine Street and 1119 Fitzwater Street for addition to parcels for phase one of a scattered site, low-income housing project sponsored by the Hawthorne Community Development Corporation. Bill #768: Authorize the City to acquire a parcel of land at the northeast corner of Byberry-Southampton Road and Townsend Road form the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for continued use as a senior citizens center. Revision to the Master Plan for the Lafayette Institutional Development District: create a parking lot at Verree Road near Shady Lane. Bill 798: Strike from the City Plan and vacate 59th Street from the southerly side of Greenway Avenue to a point approximately 165 feet southwardly. Bill #801: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Bermuda and Pierce Streets from Church Street to Adams Avenue. Bill #802; Strike from the City Plan and vacate Butler Street/Nicetown Lane from 2nd Street to Front Street. 

June 2, 1994
Minutes of the meeting of May 12, 1994. Release of “The Political and Community Service Boundaries of Philadelphia” publication. Bill #839: Expansion of the Temple University Institutional Development District: change the zoning of the area bounded by Montgomery Avenue, Broad Street, Cecil B. Moore Avenue and Sydenham Street to “IDD”. Revision to the Temple University Institutional Development District Master Plan: request to construct a four-story classroom and laboratory building at the northwest corner of 12th Street and Montgomery Avenue. Bill #820: Change the zoning of an area bounded by Venango Street, Germantown Avenue, Rising Sun Avenue, 13th Street, Ontario Street, Broad Street, Westmoreland Street, 15th Street, Tioga Street and Carlisle Street from various zoning classifications to C-3 Commercial. Germantown Redevelopment Area, Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Greater Germantown Housing Development Corporation for the development of 85 and 86 E. Church Lane, 5515 Lena Street, 49 E. Garfield Street and 5007 Germantown Avenue. Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Commercial Development Corporation for 1601-1607 Cecil B. Moore Avenue for development of a training facility for potential entrepreneurs with a first floor convenience store. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, area #12: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and New Urban Vision, Inc., a subsidiary of the Opportunities Industrialization Center, for the purchase of 1923 W. Oxford Street, to be combined with 1917-1921 W. Oxford Street, for the development of a four-story 44-bedroom facility for transitional housing. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Society Hill Child Care Corporation for development of 519 S. 9th Street for construction of a child care facility. Bill #642: Amend the Regulated Uses section of the Zoning Code, Section 14-1605, by modifying the definition of the term “cabaret” and by extending existing prohibited areas. Bill #835: Authorizing the transfer to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development 5122-50 N. 6th Street for conveyance to the School District of Philadelphia. Bill #821: Authorize transfer to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development 1928-1932 Germantown Avenue for transfer to Carlos J. Soto to renovation and use for the fabrication of overhead doors and security doors and windows. Bill #824: Confirm the sale of 4200 Aspen Street to Oliver Young. Bill #829: Confirm the sale of 2528-2530 Grays Ferry Avenue to William R. Bell. Bill #837: Confirm the sale of ground on the north side of Norwalk Road, 299 feet west of Bustleton Avenue to Carlo Mastromarco. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #767) Bustleton V remapping, change the zoning of an area bounded by Grant Avenue, Bustleton Avenue, Red Lion Road and Roosevelt Boulevard; (Redevelopment Bill #811) Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, Redevelopment Proposal and 3rd amended Urban Renewal Plan. 

June 16, 1994
Minutes of the meeting of June 2, 1994. Release of “Investing in Philadelphia: 1995-2000 Capital Program”. Bills #785, #863 and #864: Amend the R-2 Residential zoning classification of the Zoning Code by modifying the language which designates the uses that are permitted. Bill #844: Change the zoning in an area bounded by 33rd Street, Wharton Street, 34th Street and Grays Ferry Avenue. Resolution of commendation for James J. Cuorato. Bill #849: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Fairmount Avenue, 11th Street, North Street and 12th Street. Act 94: Blight Certification for 1650, 1712 and 1714 N. Allison Street, 1333 W. Grange Street, 5537 and 5543 Jefferson Street, 5512 Lansdowne Avenue, 5727 Park Avenue, 4221 and 4223 Haverford Avenue for housing rehabilitation. Bill #860: Authorize the City to convey a 75 percent interest in the former Ridgeway Library to PAID for conveyance to the School District of Philadelphia as a high school for the creative and performing arts. Bill #857: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to purchase 1522 South Street, 1524-1534 South Street, 1536 South Street and 1737 Kater Street for arts and cultural purposes. Bill #859: Strike from the City Plan Anderson Street from Washington Lane to Tulpehocken Street. Bill #873: Strike from the City Plan Shelmire Avenue from Edmund Street to State Road. Bill #876: Authorize the construction of a conveyor bridge traversing G Street and located approximately 301 feet north of the northerly side of Erie Avenue. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #869) Terminal Avenue, North Terminal Avenue. 

July 6, 1994
Minutes of the meeting of June 16, 1994. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #94-0874, establishment of a parking lot by Square Industries, Inc., in the C-5 Commercial District.

July 21, 1994
Minutes of the meeting of July 6, 1994. Act 94 Blight Certification of 2800-2803, 2401-2411 and 1602-1604 N. American Street, 2801-2809 and 2811-2815 N. 3rd Street, and 1700-1726 N. Randolph Street for PIDC for industrial development. Act 94 Blight Certification for 3924 and 3926 Bott Street, 3921 and 3929 Nice Street for construction of an R&S Strauss automotive retail facility. Preliminary Plat, Philadelphia Interfaith Housing, Nehemiah West phases 1 and 2, both sides of 46th Street 390 feet south of Haverford Avenue: Subdivide property to allow for construction of 166 attached single family  dwellings along new City streets. 

August 11, 1994
Minutes of the meeting of July 21, 1994. Preliminary and Final Plat, southwest corner of 45th and Market Streets: Subdivide a 1.48-acre parcel into 50 lots for the construction of 48 attached single family dwellings along with 24 parking spaces. Preliminary Plat: Subdivide several parcels in an area bounded by Ogden Street, Poplar Street, 12th Street and 13th Street to allow for construction of 52 semi-detached single family dwellings, and seven detached single family dwellings, along with one open space along existing City streets and two new City streets, Cambridge Court and Camac Street. Bill #880: Confirm the sale of 826-828 New Market Street to William Kovnat. Bill #881: Confirm the sale of 1822 S. 10th Street to Philip S. Rai. Confirmation Plan: Strike from the City Plan and abandon a portion of a right-of-way for drainage purposes, lying approximately 418 feet southeast of the intersection of Townsend and McNulty Roads, and reserving and placing on the City Plan a drainage right-of-way. Revise the University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan: construct a locker room and press box at Bower Field. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation plans) Carwithan Avenue, drainage and utility right-of-way; Sackett Street, Levick Street; (Redevelopment Bill #883) seventh amended Urban Renewal Plan and 7th amended Redevelopment Proposal for the South Central Urban Renewal Area. 

September 22, 1994
Minutes of the meeting of August 11, 1994. Presentation and release of the “West Philadelphia Plan”. Haddington Urban Renewal Area, southeast corner of 56th and Vine Street: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Pee Wee Prep Educational Center, Inc. for rehabilitation of an existing structure for a day care center. Franklin Urban Renewal Plan: second amended Redevelopment Proposal and 3rd amended Urban Renewal Plan, facilitate the development of 50 low and moderate-income residential by the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation. Bill #899: Strike from the City Plan and vacate the legally open portions of I Street (also known as Fishers Lane), from Wyoming Avenue to Ramona Street, Ramona Avenue, from I Street to Ramona Avenue, and Courtland Street from H Street to I Street, vacate portions of Fishers Lane not on the City Plan, and reserve and place a drainage and utility right-of-way. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plan) Cambria Street, Chalmers Avenue, utility right-of-way, 29th Street. 

October 20, 1994
Minutes of the meeting of September 22, 1994. Proposed local historic designation for the Rittenhouse-Fitler District. Act 94 Blight Certification for 4144 Parkside Avenue for rehabilitation of a vacant residential building. Bill #916: Authorize various Real Estate transactions necessary to permit the City to acquire and open a new runway for the Philadelphia International Airport. Bill #903: Amend the Zoning Code by requiring parking for dance halls, nightclubs and restaurants in the area between I-95 and the Delaware River from Dyott Street to Washington Avenue. Revision to the Temple University Institutional Development District: construct a food vendor concession pavilion. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #912) Strike from the City Plan and vacate Bodine Street from Cumberland to Huntingdon Streets; (Confirmation plans) 59th Street; Silverwood Street, drainage and utility right-of-way. 

November 3, 1994
Minutes of the meeting of October 20, 1994. Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, stage 1, parcel #3D: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Taylor-Made Management, Inc., for parking accessory to a medical office building. Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Lincoln University for 1722-1742 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, for the construction of a community learning center. Update on the Delaware Avenue parking ordinance, Bill #903. 

November 17, 1994
Minutes of the meeting of November 3, 1994. South Central Urban Renewal Area, Artists’ Village: Redevelopment Agreement for 700 S. 17th Street for the rehabilitation of two existing structures into 36 rental units for low and moderate-income artists. Final Plat, both sides of 46th Street between Market Street and Haverford Avenue: Subdivide two parcels into 163 lots to permit construction of 160 attached dwellings on new City streets. Bill #940: Revise the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan in an area lying southward from the intersection of 46th Street and Haverford Avenue by placing Mandela Street, St. Malachy’s Way, Nehemiah Way and Rudy Robinson Way, and widen a portion of 46th Street on the westerly side. Bill #953: Change the zoning of a parcel at 12th and Carpenter Streets from G-2 General Industrial to REC Recreation. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #956) Germantown Avenue, Hancock Street, drainage and utility right-of-way. Discussion about the 1100 block of Walnut Street.

December 1, 1994
Minutes of the meeting of November 17, 1994. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #94-1131, 3720-3740 Main Street: use variances in an L-3 Industrial zone for the erection of structures to contain uses as permitted in C-2 Commercial with 276 accessory parking spaces. Preliminary Plat, Bell’s Corner: Subdivide one parcel into 86 lots to allow for construction of 84 semi-detached single family dwellings and two home ownership parcels along a new City street. Haddington Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphians Concerned About Housing, for five parcels on the 5400 block of Summer Street, for new rental housing. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #922) change the zoning for the area bounded by Callowhill Street, 9th Street, Vine Street and 8th Street to permit the construction of 49 dwelling unit; (Zoning Bill #958) change the zoning for an area bounded by Harper Street, 12th Street, Ogden Street and Watts Street to permit construction of 64 dwelling units; (Street Bill #960) authorize the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to construct and maintain a 12-foot wide pedestrian bridge across Osler Circle. Preview of the FY1996 Capital Budget. 

December 15, 1994
Minutes of the meeting of December 1, 1994. Blight Certification for the area bounded by Rodney Street, Eastburn Avenue, Stenton Avenue and Haines Street. Stenton Avenue Redevelopment Area Plan: for the area bounded by Rodney Street, Eastburn Avenue, Stenton Avenue and Haines Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #976) Mechanicsville Road, Maureen Drive, drainage right-of-way; (Franklin Urban Renewal Area) third amended Urban Renewal Plan and 2nd amended Redevelopment Proposal by rescinding an amendment, approve on September 22, 1994, to modify the language regarding acquisition within a block bounded by 8th, 9th, Callowhill and Vine Streets, exception for the SEMCO Site at 328-342 N. 8th Street and 800-808 Callowhill Street. 


1993
January 7, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of December 17, 1992. FY1994-FY1999 Capital Program and 1994 Capital Budget. 

January 20, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of January 7, 1993. Proposed amendments to the FY1993-FY1998 Capital Budget and Program for the School District of Philadelphia. Bill #364: Change the zoning of a parcel in the block bounded by Cresson Street, Harvey Street, Main Street and Shurs Lane. Bill #318: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Reed Street, Tasker Street, Christopher Columbus Boulevard and the Delaware River. Bill 380: Create a “Center City Extended Commercial Area” which requires the removal of graffiti and prohibits the installation of solid security shutters on the face of buildings. Bill #390: Require owners of property in Center City to maintain their sidewalks. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Watts Street; Carlisle Street. 

February 4, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of January 20, 1993. South Delaware Waterfront Plan amendment. Bill #431: Change the zoning for the area generally bounded by Tasker Street, Christopher Columbus Boulevard, McKean Street and the Delaware River from G-2 General Industrial, LR Least Restricted and PI Port Industrial to C-3 Commercial. 

February 18, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of February 4, 1993. Presentation of “Destination Philadelphia: A Strategic Plan for the Visitor Industry”. Bill #437: Change the zoning of a 2.05-acre parcel in the area bounded by Hamilton Street, 20th Street, Pennsylvania Avenue and 21st Street from R-15 Residential to partly C-3 Commercial and C-4 Commercial. Bill #454: Relocate the northeasterly line of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway from 20th Street to 21st Street and legally open the unopened portions of 20th Street, 21st Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. Bill #410: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Sheaff Lane, 3600 to 3900, from the southerly side of Penrose Avenue to the cul-de-sac at the end of the street. Bill #406: Confirm the sale of 1824 Ridge Avenue. Bill #419: Confirm the sale of 29 E. Chelten Avenue. Bill #420: Confirm the sale of 5322-5324 Newhall Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #415) Amend the Zoning Code by permitting day care of four or fewer children, for a period of 24 hours or less, as a permitted use in single family residential districts; (Street Bill #432) Arch Street; (Street Bill #433) 11th Street; (City Plan change/Confirmation plan) Rosewood Street.

March 4, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of February 18, 1993. Preliminary Plat, northwest side of Ridge Avenue at Poplar Street through Leland Street: Subdivide a 1.25-acre parcel to allow for construction of 16 single family attached dwellings and dedicated City Street, Edwin Place. Item for Reconsideration: (Zoning Bill #415) amend the Zoning Code by permitting day care of four or fewer children, for a period of 24 hours or less, as a permitted use in single family residential districts. Bill #455: Change the zoning of a 10-acre parcel east of Christopher Columbus Boulevard and south of Mifflin Street. Bill #449: Confirm the sale of 6072 Daniel Street to Claire, Bruce and Alan Trumper. Staff Report on the feasibility of conducting a Convention Center Area traffic study.

March 10, 1993
Proposed changes to the Recommended FY1994-1999 Capital Program and Budget. 

March 18, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of March 4 and 10, 1993. Bill #464: Confirm the sale of a City-owned parcel at the north side of Mill Road, northeast of Grant Avenue, Bensalem Township, Bucks County, to Jerry Fedorowycz. Bill #470: Authorize purchase of vacant land, by the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, on the north side of Woodhaven Road, west of Roosevelt Boulevard to allow for expansion of the Byberry West Industrial Park. Presentation of the draft of “West Philadelphia Plan”. 

April 1, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of March 18, 1993. Policy statement on transportation and parking in the Convention Center Area. Bill #433: Revise the curb line of the west side of 11th Street, from the north side of Race Street to the south side of Vine Street, by reducing the footway by two feet and widening the cartway by the same two feet. Preliminary and Final Plat, 711 W. Gravers Lane: Subdivide an 8.5-acre parcel, with one existing dwelling, into three lots to allow for construction of one detached single family dwelling along a private driveway. Act 94 Blight Certification to allow for acquisition of 10 properties, in the 2000 blocks of N. 6th Street and N. Marshall Street, in St. Edwards/Hartranft. Act 94 Blight Certification to allow for acquisition of 719-735 W. Somerset Street in Fairhill. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan change/Confirmation Plan) Stanton Street. 

April 15, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of April 1, 1993. Follow-up to briefing session regarding sites for a new metropolitan detention center. Bill #487: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning map for the area bounded by the former 30th Street, 31st Street, Oakford Street and Titan Street from REC Recreational to G-2 General Industrial. Bill #488: Authorize conveying a vacant City-owned lot at 30th and Oakford Streets to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to Philadelphia Custom Millwork Company. Bill #486: Change the zoning of Fort Mifflin from LR Least Restricted Industrial to REC Recreational. Bill #492: Authorizing striking from the City Plan and vacating Keyser Street from Price Street, then extending southeastwardly approximately 291 feet to a dead end. Bill #498: Authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating Bodine Street from Cumberland Street to Huntingdon Street. 

May 6, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of April 15, 1993. Presentation of plans for the Convention Center Area. Bill #507: Authorize striking from the City Plan Merrick Road, from Dobson Street to Powers Street, and Powers Street, from a point approximately 203 feet northwest of Calumet Street to Merrick Road. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #509) Authorize and direct the revision of lines and grades on a portion of University Avenue, Spruce Street, 33rd Street, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard. 

May 20, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of May 6, 1993. Review of the Proposed FY1993-1994 to 1998-1999 Philadelphia School District Capital Budget and Program. Frankford Hospital Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment, southeast corner of Knights Road and Red Lion Road: build a 5,900 square foot addition to the Ancillary Wing, a 14,100 square foot addition to the Service Core, a 100,200 square foot, three story addition to the Nursing Wing, a 231,200 square foot, 768-space parking structure, and a 3,200 square foot building to serve as the location of the employee child care center with ten additional open-air parking spaces to be constructed adjacent to the building. Zoning Bill #255: Amend the Zoning Code by establishing a new Food Distribution Center District. Bill #256: Amend the Zoning maps by rezoning the area bounded by the Walt Whitman Bridge approach, Bigler Street, 10th Street, Pattison Avenue, 11th Street, I-95 and Front Street to the new Food District Center classification. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan change/Confirmation Plan) Arch Street. 

June 3, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of May 20, 1993. Bill #363 (Sears Site): Change the zoning for the area bounded by Whitaker Avenue, Adams Avenue, the Roosevelt Boulevard, Langdon Street and a line 350 feet northwest of Summerdale Avenue. Bills #570 and #541 (Eastwick Urban Renewal Area): seventh amended Redevelopment Proposal and 7th amended Urban Renewal Plan for airport expansion. Bill #540: Change the zoning for the area bounded by Island Avenue, I-95, 84th Street and the Airport High Speed Line. Bill #569: Stage IV, parcel #35: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the City of Philadelphia for 3199 S. 87th Street for airport expansion. Bill #503: Amend the Zoning Code by further restricting commercial uses in the G-2 General Industrial District. Bill #536: change the zoning for an area bounded by Allegheny Avenue, Delaware Avenue, Ontario Street, Brabant Street, Wensley Street, the Delaware Expressway, Westmoreland Street and Bath Street. Bill #566: confirm the sale of 4055 W. Girard Avenue to Vernest J. Evans, Jr. Bill #572: Authorize the purchase of 8401 Executive Avenue for Division of Aviation purposes. Bill #580: Authorize the City to convey a portion of a City-owned parking lot at the northwest corner of 11th and Race Streets to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to East Asia Noodle Company. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #560) Change the zoning for the area bounded by Reed Street, Tasker Street, Christopher Columbus Boulevard and the Delaware River; (Street Bill #561) Strike from the City Plan and vacate Germantown Avenue, from 2nd Street to Wildey Street, and Hancock Street, from Pollard Street to Germantown Avenue, and strike from the City Plan and abandon certain drainage and utility rights-of-way. 

June 17, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of June 3, 1993. West Mill Creek Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and D&L Associates for construction of a Rite Aid pharmacy at the southwest corner of 52nd and Poplar Streets. Bill 3587: Authorize conveyance of a City-owned lot at northwest corner of 16th and Tasker Streets to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to Tasker Village Associates. Bill #565: Grant permission to construct, use and maintain a building encroachment over the S. 20th Street and Ludlow Street sidewalks immediately abutting, and adjacent to, the property known as 10 S. 20th Street. 

July 15, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of June 17, 1993. Amendment to the RC-6 Master Plan for Cathedral Village, 8600 Ridge Avenue: Allow for construction of an addition to a community building and construction of a health club for residents. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Hagy’s Mill Road; Keyser Street; 32nd Street, Master Street, 33rd Street, drainage and utility rights-of-way; McKean Street, Mifflin Street, Snyder Avenue, drainage and utility rights-of-way; Sheaf Lane (3600 to 3900). 

August 12, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of July 15, 1993. Presentation of 25-year award to Michael Roepel. Release of “Investing in Philadelphia: 1994-1999 Capital Program”. Blight Recertification, North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area: Area bounded by York Street, Lawrence Street, Berks Street and N. 9th Street. Pattison Avenue East Redevelopment Area; first modification to the 5th amended Pattison Avenue East Redevelopment Area Plan, for the Food Distribution Center. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Revised Preliminary Plat, SD-5848P) south side of Mechanicsville Road where the road crosses the Poquessing Creek, subdivide a 9.8-acre parcel to allow for construction of 26 single family detached dwellings along a proposed new City street; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) area lying generally southwardly from the intersection formed by 34th Street and Spruce Street, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, and the intersection of Civic Center Boulevard and University Avenue; 11th Street.

September 23, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of August 12, 1993. West Poplar Urban Renewal Area: Blight Recertification for West Poplar, bounded by N. 9th Street, Spring Garden Street, N. Broad Street and Girard Avenue. Ogontz Urban Renewal Area: Act 94 Blight Certification for 7176-7178 Ogontz Avenue. St. Joseph’s University Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: Erection of a 5,640-square foot, one-story building addition to the existing bookstore. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 20th Street, 21st Street, Pennsylvania Avenue; Merrick Road, Power Street; Bodine Street; (Blight Recertification) area bounded by York Street, Lawrence Street, Berks Street and N. 9th Street. 

October 7, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of September 23, 1993. Amendment to the FY 1994-FY1999 Capital Program and FY1994 Capital Budget. Eastwick Urban Renewal Area: first modification to the 7th Urban Renewal Plan, to include veterinary hospitals as a permitted use in the land use category, “Semi-Public Institutional”, and approve a Redeveloper’s Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Dr. Lawrence Rebbecchi for a property at the northeast corner of 65th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard for a veterinary hospital. Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: parcel 87, southwest corner of 31st Street and Wharton Street, through to Reed Street, Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Wharton-Ferry Associates for the construction of apartment houses. Bill #631: Change the zoning for portions of the block bounded by Gaskill Street, 3rd Street, South Street and 4th Street. Bill #632: Revise the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking a portion of Townsend Road, from Meeting House Road northeasterly to a dead end, creating a curvilinear corner connecting Townsend Road and Meeting House Road, relocating a public utility right-of-way, and declaring legally open the unopened portion of the curvilinear corner connecting Townsend Road and meeting House Road. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #623) Tinicum Avenue, drainage and utility right-of-way. 

October 21, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of October 7, 1993. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Asociacion de Puertorriquenos en Marcha for parcels #5A and #5C in the 2000 blocks of N. 6th Street and N. Marshall Street, for development into 45 multi-family low income housing units. North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Women’s Community Revitalization Project for 719-735 West Somerset Street, for construction of 30 multi-family low income housing units. Belmont Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Olive Associates LP, for construction of 18 units of rental housing. Holy Family College Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: for a 26-space parking lot at the northeast corner of Frankford and Grant Avenues. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #650) Morris Street, Vandalia Street, drainage and utility rights-of-way. 

November 4, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of October 21, 1993. Act 94 Blight Certification to allow for acquisition of six vacant properties, 49 E. Garfield Street, 81 E. Church Lane, 5007 Germantown Avenue, 1923 W. Oxford Street, 1602 and 1604 Flora Street, in Germantown and North Philadelphia for residential and related uses. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and ZAG Development LP, for the rehabilitation of 7176-7178 Ogontz Avenue in the Ogontz Urban Renewal Area. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #93-0223, 4000 Main Street, use variance to permit the construction of housing for the elderly, with ground floor retail, on a parcel zoned L-4 Limited Industrial. Bill #656: Strike from the City Plan and vacate a portion of the northeast side of Westmoreland Street, from Richmond Street to Melvale Street, and reserve and place a certain drainage and utility right-of-way. Bill #672: Revise the curb line of Filbert Street by relocating the northerly curb line a variable distance of between six feet and 17 feet southwardly from Juniper Street to 13th Street. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan change/Confirmation plan) Germantown Avenue, Wildey Street, drainage and utility rights-of-way. 

November 18, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of November 4, 1993. Bill #681: Change the zoning of a parcel at the southwest corner of 17th and Cambria Streets from R-10A Residential to L-4 Limited Industrial. Bill #682: Amend the Zoning Code by permitting day care of five or fewer children, for a period of 24 hours of less, as a permitted use in residential districts. Proposed Zoning Code amendment: Establish an R-1A Residential District requested by the Chestnut Hill Community Association. 

December 16, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of November 18, 1993. Presentation of 25-year award to Steve Bartlett. Proposed Commission schedule for 1994. Preliminary discussion: Capital Program for FY1995-2000. Bill #701: Amend the “Special Controls for the Center City Commercial Area” section of the Zoning Code by extending the area of special use and zoning controls to include Broad Street from Pine Street to Washington Avenue. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Townsend Road, curvilinear corner connecting Townsend and Meetinghouse Roads, utility right-of-way. 
 

1992
January 30, 1992
Minutes of the meeting of December 5, 1991. Swearing-in of new Commission members. Election of Chair and Vice-Chair. FY1993-FY1998 Capital Program and Budget: preliminary discussion of issues. 

February 6, 1992
Minutes of the meeting of January 30, 1992. FY1993-FY1998 Capital Program: Discuss department requests. 

February 13, 1992
Minutes of the meeting of February 26, 1992. Bill #19: Change the zoning of a parcel located at the northeast corner of Vernon Road and Blakemore Street from C-1 Commercial to R-5A Residential. Bill #3: Authorize the City to transfer a parcel in Tinicum Township, Delaware County to the Scott Paper Company in exchange for a parcel owned by Scott Paper Company located in Tinicum Township, Delaware County. FY1993-1998 Capital Program: Discuss preliminary recommendations. Bill #28: Revise the curb line of the northerly side of Pennsylvania Avenue, beginning two hundred feet west of 26th Street, to a point 411 feet west of 26th Street, by moving said curb line 16 feet southwardly. Bill #27: Grant permission to HS FAIR LP, trading as 2601 Parkway Associates, to install, use and maintain two planters and two electrified bollards on the north footway of Pennsylvania Avenue. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #21) McKean Street; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Larchwood Avenue; Lindsay Street.

February 20, 1992
Minutes of the meeting of February 13, 1992. FY1993-1998 Capital Budget and Program: Discuss the draft six-year program. 

February 27, 1992
Minutes of the meeting of February 20, 1992. Recommended FY1993-1998 Capital Program and Capital Budget. Frankford Hospital Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: construct two additions to existing structures and create two new parking areas. Preliminary Plat, southwest side of Red Lion Road, southeast of Global Road: Subdivide an 11.2-acre parcel to allow construction of 25 single family detached dwellings.

March 12, 1992
Minutes of the meeting of February 27, 1992. Preliminary Plat, southwest side of Red Lion Road, southeast of Global Road: Subdivide an 11.2-acre parcel to allow construction of 25 single family detached dwellings. Presentation by Joseph Leonardo, Chief of Community Planning, about the activities and functions of the Community Planning Division. 

April 2, 1992
Minutes of the meeting of March 12, 1992. Technical amendments to the FY1992-1997 Capital Program and the 1992 Capital Budget. 

April 9, 1992
Minutes of the Special Meeting of April 2, 1992. Temple University Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment, southeast corner of Diamond and Broad Streets: construct a 9,280-square foot, one-story addition to Johnson/Hardwick dining hall. Confirmation Plan, City Plan #312 and #322: Confirm striking from the City Plan and vacating the legally open portion of a 200-foot wide portion of Linden Avenue on the southwesterly side from State Road to Delaware Avenue. Bill #80: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Euclid Avenue from 10th Street to Warnock Street. Bill #81: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Gratz Street from a point approximately 45 feet north of Ruscomb Street to Belfield Avenue. Ellsworth Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Neighborhood Gardens Association for 2056 Ellsworth Street to be used as open space. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #72) Wensley Street; (City Plan change/Confirmation Plan) Bruce Avenue.

April 23, 1992
Minutes of the meeting of April 9, 1992. Review of the Philadelphia School District Capital Budget and Program for Fiscal Years 1992-1993 to 1997-1998. Review the Amended FY1992-1998 Capital Program and Budget. Bill #95: Change the zoning for the area bounded by Washington Avenue, Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Dickinson Street and the Delaware Expressway from G-2 General Industrial to C-3 Commercial. Bill #102: Confirm the sale of 1414 Frankford Avenue to Mary E. and Michelle Ann Leuzzi. Bill #103: Confirm the sale of 2724 W. Huntingdon Street to Raleigh Garrett, Jr. Bill #129: Confirm the sale of 5227 Arlington Street to William Suren and Lisha Reid-Suren. 

May 21, 1992
Minutes of the meeting of April 23, 1992. Bill #165: Authorize the City to convey, without consideration, to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, the deed to property located at 20th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, for lease or sale to Rodin Partners. St. Joseph’s University Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: permit construction of a 2,975-square foot, one-story addition to the athletic facility. Bill #167: Grant permission to John O. Downey, trading as Downey’s Drinking House, at 526 S. Front Street and 109-111 South Street, to use the roof of his enclosed sidewalk café for customer service, and to make the appropriate improvements to the premises. Bill #41: Authorize the City to transfer deeds to five parcels in Southwest Philadelphia to the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority for $1. Authorize the transfer to PAID of 5513 Baltimore Avenue for sale to Robert Mason Construction Company. Bill #148: Authorize the City to purchase land located on the westerly side of Island Avenue, southwestwardly from Industrial Highway, for airport-related uses. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Pennsylvania Avenue; McKean Street; 12th Street, 13th Street, Arch Street. 

June 4, 1992
Minutes of the meeting of May 21, 1992. Acknowledgement of the Leon I. Obermayer Award to Dr. Israel M. Levitt, Mayor’s Science and Technology Adviser. University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: construct a 3,324-square foot, three-story addition to the Jaffe History of Art Building. University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: construct a 285,000-square foot parking garage, retail stores and chiller plant. Bill #206: Amend the Zoning Code by permitting day care for five or fewer children for 24 hours or less as permitted uses in residential district. Bill #182: Authorize the transfer to PAID of the deed for City-owned land at 1300-1304 Frankford Avenue, for sale to AAA Welding Service, Inc. Bill #204: Authorize the City to accept, without consideration, a parcel of land, bounded by Convent Lane and the I-95 and Delaware Expressway rights-of-way, from Eden Hall Associates, to be used as park land.

June 18, 1992
Minutes of the meeting of June 4, 1992. Resolution regarding the retirement of Robert Heisler. Resolution supporting the North Philadelphia Partnership’s suggestion for the Mayor to appoint someone to manage the “North Philadelphia Plan”.  Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #92-0560, 1601 Rear Delaware Avenue through to the northwest corner of Morris and through to Piers 64, 67 and 68, relocate lot lines to create one lot from four lots and erect 350 vendor booths as part of an outdoor antique fair, a 531-space parking lot. Bill #232: Amend the Zoning Code, relating to the G-2 General Industrial District, by adding a new subsection which re-establishes penal and correctional institutions as permitted uses. Bill #236: Authorize the City to transfer deeds, without consideration, to the Redevelopment Authority for certain parcels located between 71st and 72nd Streets and Buist and Elmwood Avenues. Act 94 Blight Certification for 3930-3932 Lancaster Avenue and 3963 Warren Street, for People’s Emergency Center, for construction of a playground. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Final Plat, Byberry Estates, south side of Byberry Road east of Bustleton Avenue) subdivide a 2.25-acre parcel to construct nine single family detached dwellings. 

July 16, 1992
Minutes of the meeting of June 18, 1992. Release of “Investing in Philadelphia: 1993-1998 Capital Program. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and 262 Associates for 264-268 S. 11th Street for construction of nine residential units in three structures. University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: for construction of a 148,081-square foot seven-story patient services building. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #282) 50th Street; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Wensley Street; Euclid Street. 

September 24, 1992
Minutes of the meeting of July 16, 1992. Bill #311: Authorize the City to accept conveyance, from the School District of Philadelphia, a portion of the Thomas Holme Elementary School playground for one dollar, and to lease the use thereof for a dollar a year to the Crispin Gardens Athletic Club and the Penn Academy Athletic Association for construction of a gymnasium. Final Plat, northeast side of Bustleton Avenue, 100 feet northeast of Denise Drive: Subdivide one lot into 22 lots to allow for construction of 22 single family detached dwellings along a new City Street, Laura Lane. Distribute draft report “Destination Philadelphia”.  

October 8, 1992
Minutes of the meeting of September 24, 1992. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Model Cities 6 Associates for 2212-2260 and 2201-2265 N. 13th Street for 70 moderate-income rental units with a community building and off-street parking. Nicetown Urban Renewal Area: first modification to the 8th amended Urban Renewal Plan for a parcel bounded by Blavis, 16th and Cayuga Streets for a parking lot. Nicetown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Triumph Baptist Church for a parcel bounded by Blavis, 16th and Cayuga Streets for a parking lot. Bill 300: Change the zoning of certain parcels in an area bounded by Girard Avenue, Hancock Street, Wildey Street, Germantown Avenue, Newmarket Street, Pollard Street, Hancock Street, Laurel Street, 2nd Street, Wildey Street, American Street and Germantown Avenue to permit construction of a shopping center. 

October 22, 1992
Minutes of the meeting of October 22, 1992. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #330) Rosewood Street. 

November 12, 1992
Minutes of the meeting of October 22, 1992. Proposed Shriner’s Hospital at Temple University Medical Center: (Street Bill #365) authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating a portion of Watts Street, from Tioga Street to a point approximately 259 feet north of Tioga Street; (Street Bill #366) authorize Temple University to construct and maintain a pedestrian bridge over and across Tioga Street between Broad Street and Watts Street; (Street Bill #363) authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating Carlisle Street from Ontario Street to Westmoreland Street. Bill #337: Confirm the sale of 3941 Warren Street to Ahmad Ali. Bill #344: Confirm the sale of 321 E. Wister Street to Wayne W. Harris. Bill #353: Authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating the legally open portions of Stanton Street from Midvale Avenue to Cresson Street and reserve and place on the City Plan a gas main right-of-way. 

December 3, 1992
Minutes of the meeting of November 12, 1992. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Jonathan R. Simmons for 1112 Locust Street for rehabilitation as first floor commercial with one dwelling unit. Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, stage 1: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Eastwick Omni Medical, and Plan Modification for a portion of parcels #3B and #3D to allow development of a medical center with off-street parking. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #92-1353, 3615-3617 Civic Center Boulevard, for construction of a 12-story medical research facility. Amended RC-6 Residential Master Plan for Druim Moir Development (lots #5 and #6) in Chestnut Hill: allow for construction of a 12 foot by 30-foot addition to a two-story carriage house and garage with an open patio. Bill #370: Confirm the sale of 706 Cantrell Street to Donald S. Sabatini. Bill #371: Authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating an 18-foot encumbrance on the easterly side of Hagy’s Mill Road between Manatawna Avenue and Spring Lane. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) University Avenue, Civic Center Boulevard, 33rd Street, 34th Street. 

December 17, 1992
Minutes of the meeting of December 3, 1992. Adoption of 1993 Commission meeting schedule. ZBA Calendar #92-1438, 306-320 N Broad Street, variance and use certificate to permit construction of a 12-story parking garage and computer data center. Bill #392: Authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating McKean Street and Mifflin Streets, from the easterly side of Water Street to the westerly side of Swanson Street, a 26-foot wide portion of the easterly side of Swanson Street, from the northerly side of Snyder Avenue to the northerly side of McKean Street, and a 16-foot wide portion of the easterly side of Swanson Street to the southerly side of Mifflin Street.  Bill #394: Authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating Hegerman Street, from a point approximately 100 feet southwest from the southwest side of St. Denis Drive to the northeast side of Stevenson Street, Tulip Street, from the southwest side of Stevenson Street to the northeast side of Grant Avenue, Stevenson Street, between Frankford Avenue and the Poquessing Creek, and Stevenson Lane, not on the City Plan, from the northwest side of Grant Avenue to Stevenson Street. Bill #389: Authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating Master Street, from 32nd Street to 33rd Street, 33rd Street, from Pennsylvania Avenue to Master Street, and the westernmost 20-foot wide portion of 32nd Street from Master Street to Glenwood Avenue. 


1991
January 17, 1991
Minutes of the meeting of December 6, 1990. Presentation of “Industrial Philadelphia: A Study of Industrial Land Use. Amendments to the FY1991-FY1996 Capital Program and FY1991 Capital Budget. Preliminary and Final Plat, northwest side of Frankford Avenue, 10 feet northeast of Pennypack Street: Subdivide one parcel to allow for construction of 18 two-family dwellings along a private street. Bill #1164: Widen A Street on the easterly side from point 94 feet south of Erie Avenue to point 194 feet south of Erie Avenue. Bill #1166: Strike from the City Plan and vacate a variably wide portion of Vine Street on the northerly side from Water Street to Front Street. Bill #1114: Grant permission to Martino J. Picariello, trading as Pizzeria and Ristorante, located at 2244 S. Beechwood Street, to legalize, use and maintain an enclosed building addition encroaching three feet six inches onto the north footway of Wolf Street, extending 13 feet 10 inches abutting and contiguous to the building façade. Bill #1134: Grant permission to Michael Munoz, trading as Tabas Restaurant, located at 1176 N. 3rd Street, to construct, use and maintain a one-story tall building addition, not of permanent construction, on the south side of Girard Avenue west of 3rd Street and the west side of 3rd Street south of Girard Avenue. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) underground traffic service street on the northerly side of Market Street from 17th to 18th Streets; Carwithan Avenue. 

February 7, 1991
Minutes of the meeting of January 7, 1990. Presentation and release of “Philadelphia Travels: City Transportation Study”. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #89-0259, 700 Packer Avenue, variance application to permit construction of a five-story hotel with 136 accessory parking spaces. 

February 25, 1991
Minutes of the meeting of February 7, 1991. Bill #1261: Authorize the City to convey a portion of a City-owned parking lot at the rear of 6411 Rising Sun Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for conveyance to Prime Savings Bank for use as accessory parking. Presentation of Recommended FY1992-FY1997 Capital Program and FY1992 Capital Budget. Amendments to the FY1991-1996 Capital Program and FY1991 Capital Budget. 

March 21, 1991
Minutes of the meeting of February 25, 1991. Presentation of the Executive Summary of the Parking Study and proposed Zoning Code amendments for surface parking lots. Presentation of “Market Street East Urban Design Study”. Bill #1255: Change the zoned for a parcel at the northwest corner of Castor and Wyoming Avenues for Parkview Hospital from partly R-4 Residential and C-2 Commercial to C-3 Commercial. Bill #1266: Change the zoning of a parcel at 1701 W. Cayuga Street from R-9A Residential to G-2 General Industrial. St. Joseph’s University Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: for construction of a chapel. Bill #1292: Confirm conveyance of 3322 Hartville Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to Para-Chem Southern, Inc., for an extension to their present facility at 500 E. Ontario Street. Bill #1310: Confirm the conveyance of 1529 S. 8th Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to Termini Brothers Gold Medal Pastry for an extension to their business at 1523-1525 S. 8th Street. 

April 4, 1991
Minutes of the meeting of March 21, 1991. Bill #1318: Convey 1453-1457 N. 62nd Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to John McCaughey for use as a storage yard for his adjacent landscaping business. Bill #1321: Convey 546 E. Hewson Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to Mary Daniels and Scott M. Roper for expansion of their scenery and stage set business at 2146-2154 E. Norris Street. Bill #1352: Convey 3038-3042 N. 5th Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to Ruben Colon and Marcelo Viteri for use as parking and expansion of their business. Bill #1322: Convey 1412 Frankford Avenue. Bill #1323: Convey 1824 Ridge Avenue. Bill #1324: Convey 1538-1540 Ogden Street. Bill #1333: Convey 433 Earp Street. Bill #1334: Convey 944 S. 5th Street. Bill #1340: Convey 923 S. 2nd Street rear #1 and rear #2. Bill #1342: Convey 709-711 N. 10th Street. Bill #1335: Convey 1114 N. Galloway Street. Bill #1336: Convey 1118 N. Galloway Street. Bill #1337: Convey 1128 N. Galloway Street. Bill #1338: Convey 1130 N. Galloway Street. Bill #1339: Convey 1142 N. Galloway Street. Bill #1313: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Ludlow Street from 16th Street to a dead-end 198 feet west of 16th Street. Bill #1315: Revise the City Plan at the southeasterly corner of Richmond Street and Brill Street by establishing a certain cut back corner and increasing the curb radius. Bill #1330: Revise the curb grades of Whiting Road from Millbrook Road to point 310 feet southeast of Millbrook Road to conform more nearly to the existing conditions. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1319): Nectarine Street; (Bill #1331) Lindsay Street; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Kerper Street, Kerper Place; Kelso Street. 

May 2, 1991
Minutes of the meeting of April 4, 1991. Bill #1372: Change the zoning of a parcel at the northwest corner of 7th and Arch Streets from L-4 Limited Industrial to C-4 Commercial. Bill #1403: Amend the Zoning Code by providing that no facility for the storage, transfer, processing, treatment or disposal of infectious or chemotherapeutic waste may be established in the City without an ordinance of City Council. Market East Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Felix Diaz and So Yin Diaz for 46 N. 9th Street for accessor use to an adjacent mixed-use building. Bill #1364: Convey 321 E. Wister Street. Bill #1369: Convey 830 N. 40th Street. Bill #1370: Vacate Byberry and Bensalem Roads from Southampton-Byberry Road to the Philadelphia and Bucks County Line, and vacate Burling Road from Roosevelt Boulevard to point 3,900 feet southeast of Roosevelt Boulevard. Bill #1394: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Buttonwood Street from 17th to 18th Streets. Items in Accord with Previous Policy; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Chancellor Street; crosswalk extending from Hardy Road to Sandy Road; Vine Street.

May 16, 1991
Minutes of the meeting of May 2, 1991. Bills #1217 and #1221: Discuss amendments and other issues. Review of Proposed City Council changes to the FY1992-1997 Capital Program and FY1992 Capital Budget. Philadelphia School District FY1991-FY1992 Capital Budget and Capital Program review. Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and National Temple Non-Profit Corporation for development of the 1600 block of N. Gratz Street and the 1500 block of N. Bouvier Street. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Neighborhood Gardens Trust for development of permanent open space for community gardens at 234-238 E. Church Lane. Ellsworth Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: second modification to the Urban Renewal Plan to add a category, “Semi-Public Institutional”, to the Urban Renewal Plan to be used for churches and accessory uses, affecting parcels at the northeast corner of 21st and Ellsworth Street, 2055-2059 Federal Street and 2046-2056 Annin Street. Bill #1415: Authorize the Department of Public Property to acquire 7 Lock Street and 9 Lock Street for a parking lot. Bill #1419: Authorize revising the City Plan by revising the curb lines in the area bounded by Vine, 12th, Filbert, 13th, Arch and Broad Streets. Bill #1420: Authorize the revising of the City Plan by revising the curb lines on the west side of 11th Street from Arch Street to Race Street.

June 6, 1991
Minutes of the meeting of May 16, 1991. Presentation of “Preliminary Population Data for Census Tracts”. Bills #1217 and #1221: Discuss amendments to, and issues related to, the Center City zoning ordinances. (Property Bill #?) Amend the Penn’s Landing lease between the City and the Redevelopment Authority by including the Port of History Museum and an adjacent parcel, and require the Redevelopment Authority to sublease that parcel to the Penn’s Landing Corporation for sublease to the Philadelphia Maritime Museum. Wister Urban Renewal Area: first modification to the 2nd amended Urban Renewal Plan and Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Freedom Square, Inc., to develop a site bounded by Germantown Avenue, Lena Street and Collum Street into a one-story commercial strip center with 11 retail stores and off-street parking. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and William G. Smith for 2103 through 2125 Nassau Street to expand a business. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Susquehanna Development Assistance Corporation for 2202-2214, 2228-2230, 2236-2238, 2242-2254 N. 20th Street for housing rehabilitation. Ellsworth Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and St Paul Baptist Church for 2055-2059 Federal Street and 2046-2056 Annin Street for a new church. Ellsworth Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Ellsworth Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses for a parcel on the northeast corner of 21st and Ellsworth Street for a new church. Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area: unit #4: second, third and fourth modifications to the 3rd amended Urban Renewal Plan to expand commercial land use, alter height limits, enable parking access and change maximum lot coverage. Final Plat, southeasterly side of Parker Avenue at Silverwood Street through to Cinnaminson Street: Subdivide one lot into 60 lots to build eight detached and 58 attached single family dwellings on private streets. Bill #1426: Place on the City Plan a five-foot-wide parcel of ground on the northwesterly side of Wister Street, from Germantown Avenue to a point approximately 185 feet northeast of Germantown Avenue. Mantua Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation for 705 N. Dekalb Street, 3825 Folsom Street, 3802 and 3812 Wallace Street for housing rehabilitation. Bill #1442: Convey 2310 Amber Street to Richard Polakowski. Bill #1443: Convey 1110 S. Bodine Street to Laurence Chelder. Bill #1454: Convey 2003-2005 Poplar Street to George Newman. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Wensley Street, A Street, Ludlow Street, Dilworth Street, Ritner Street, Martin Street (not on the City Plan), Greenville Street (not on the City Plan). 

June 20, 1991
Minutes of the meeting of June 6, 1991. Resolution honoring Lee G. Copeland. University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: construct a new law library in the 3400 block of Chestnut Street through to Sansom Street. Bill #1488: Amend the “Sports Stadium District” zoning classification to provide for the development of the site with a new arena, parking and possible commercial facilities in accordance with a master plan. Bill #1489: Make certain street revisions to increase the size of the site and improve the traffic and parking capacity of the Sports Complex. Sports Complex Master Plan approval. Amendment to the FY1992-FY1997 Capital Program and the FY1992 Capital Budget: Airport Rail Line. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bills #1469 and #1470) amend various sections of the Zoning Code relating to off-street parking in residential and commercial districts outlined in the Planning Commission study of parking lots regarding landscaping, lighting, area and numbers of required parking spaces. Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum for a parcel on the northwest corner of 7th and Arch Streets to allow pursuit of a commercial project on the existing parking lot with the possibility of also expanding the museum.

July 18, 1991
Swearing-in new Commissioner Herbert Bass. Selection of Vice-Chairman Jeffrey Batoff.  Minutes of the meeting of June 20, 1991. Proposal to rezone from C-4 Commercial to C-5 Commercial three parcels abutting Vine Street, parcel #8B at the northeast corner of 18th and Vine Streets, parcel #12 at the northeast corner of Franklin Town Boulevard and Vine Street, and the parcel south of Vine Street bounded by 15th Street, 16th Street and Spring Street.  Second modification to the Franklin Town Urban Renewal Area for parcel #8B and parcel #12: amend the zoning plan, regulations and controls, parking controls, and add design guidelines to the Urban Renewal Plan. Act 94 Blight Certification to allow acquisition of 46 vacant properties in Kensington, West Kensington and Southwest Center City for rehabilitation for housing. Bill #1495: Convey a City-owned parcel at the northwest side of Curie Boulevard, northeast of University Avenue, to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to the University of Pennsylvania for medical education purposes. Holy Family Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: permit construction of a temporary office building. Bill #1051: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Rosewood Street, from Fitzwater Street to Pemberton Street, and Senate Street, from Rosewood Street to a dead-end 250 feet west of Rosewood Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #4) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum for a parcel on the northwest corner of 7th and Arch Streets to allow pursuit of a commercial project on the existing parking lot with the possibility of also expanding the museum; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) 11th Street; area adjacent to, and lying generally southwardly and eastwardly from the intersection formed by Richmond Street and Brill Street, certain cutback corner, certain curb radius and curb grades; (Final Plat, Kerper Street northwest of Oakley Street) construct 22 single-family semi-detached dwellings along Kerper Street and Kerper Place. 

September 19, 1991
Minutes of the meeting of July 18, 1991. Temple University Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: southeast corner of Berks and Warnock Streets: construct a standby electric power generating station. Bills #1534 and #1535: Amend the FY1991-FY1997 Capital Program and FY1992 Capital Budget: add project 194A, Frankford Elevated reconstruction. Southwest Temple Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Yorktown Community Development Corporation for 1400-1446 N 13th Street to build 90 units of housing for the elderly and handicapped. Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area; Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and National Temple Non-Profit Corporation to build two modular homes for low-to-moderate homeownership under the federally-funded Nehemiah Housing Program. Rezoning proposal: The Recreation Department has requested that Fort Mifflin be rezoned from the current LR Least Restricted Industrial to REC Recreational. Bill #1514; Confirm the sale of 1005 W. Cumberland Street to Joung Moon. Bill #1515: Confirm the sale of 1021 W. Cumberland Street to Joung Moon. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan change/Confirmation plan) Whiting Street.

October 3, 1991
Minutes of the meeting of September 19, 1991. Center City zoning revisions: proposed amendment. Reconsideration of the second modification to the Franklin Town Urban Renewal Area for parcel 8B, bounded by Vine Street, the former Wood Street, Franklin Town Boulevard and 18th Street. Bill #1492; Amend the Zoning Code by providing additional sign controls for the area abutting Washington Square. 

November 7, 1991
Minutes of the meeting of October 3, 1991. Bill #1575: Grant permission to John O. Downey, trading as Downey’s Drinking House, at 526 S. Front Street and 109-111 South Street, to erect an awning covering the entire roof of the enclosed sidewalk café (as authorized by Bill 3286) and to breach the wall of the building in three places to permit customer access to and from the café, and to construct an ornate wrought iron rail attached to the roof edge approximately three feet high to provide security for the roof deck customers. Bill #1572: Authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating Larchwood Avenue from 53rd to 54th Streets and placing a utility right-of-way. Bill #1568: Amend the Zoning Code by establishing check cashing establishments and pawn shops as regulated uses. Bill #1600: Revise the curb lines of 33rd Street, Spruce Street, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard and revise the intersection of Civic Center Boulevard and University Avenue. Bill #1555: Confirm the sale of 1828 N. Etting Street to Johnny J. Barlow. Bill #1597: Confirm the sale of 4312 Market Street to Joseph Campisi. Bill #1602: Confirm the sale of 1827 S. 11th Street to Paul McGinty. Bill #1603: Confirm the sale of 826-828 New Market Street to Neumann-Lerner, Inc. Bill #1610: Authorize the conveyance of 943 N. American Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to William B. Russell. Bill #1604: Confirm the sale of 1118 E. Montgomery Avenue to Joseph Ciak. Bill #1608: Authorize the conveyance of 5459 Kingsessing Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to Abraham Gibbs. Bill #1617: Authorize the conveyance of 1734-1736 N. Front Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to James D. Mayberry, Jr. Bill #1618: Confirm the sale of 1615 Bainbridge Street to Michael Stetto. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation Plans) 11th Street, Terminal Avenue, rights-of-way; Senate Street, Rosewood Street; Wister Street; (Zoning Bill #1593): Change the zoning of parcels in the area bounded by Callowhill Street, 15th Street, Spring Street and 18th Street from C-4 Commercial to C-5 Commercial.

November 21, 1991
Minutes of the meeting of November 7, 1991. Twenty-five-year awards to Charles Harvey and Joseph Leonardo. Bill #1631: Authorize and direct striking from the City Plan and vacating the legally open portion of a 20-foot wide portion of Linden Avenue, on the southwesterly side from State Road to Delaware Avenue, and reserving and placing a drainage and utility right-of-way. Bill #1634: Authorize GATZ Terminals Corporation to construct and maintain a pipe bridge over and across Delaware Avenue, northeast of Allegheny Avenue. Bill #1632: Authorize and direct striking from the City Plan and vacating the dead-end turnaround of Kubach Road located approximately 1,034 feet northwest of Hornig Road. Bill #1628: Change the zoning of a parcel bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Rhawn Street, Horrocks Street and Loney Street from partly C-2 Commercial and partly R-5 Residential to C-2 Commercial. Bill #1622: Confirm the sale of 1322 S. Warfield Street to Joseph Stanfa. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: formal approval of the Sports Stadium Master Plan. 

December 5, 1991
Minutes of the meeting of November 21, 1991. University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: construction of a 187,867-square foot medical research building at 421 Curie Boulevard. Mantua Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Mantua Housing Partnership for construction of 48 units of housing for low-income families. Belmont Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Medura Development Corporation for 4221-4223 Olive Street for construction of 42 units of subsidized rental housing on three parcels. Sarah Allen Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Friends Rehabilitation Program, Inc., for construction of 24 units of subsidized rental housing. Bill #1285: Grant permission to Pete Antipas, trading as New City Café, 10-12 S. 20th Street, to construct, use and maintain a one-story tall building, not of permanent construction, on the south side of Ludlow Street, west of 20th Street, and on the west side of 20th Street, south of Ludlow Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1644) Bruce Avenue; (Street Bill #1651) building addition projecting onto the north footway of Princeton Avenue west of Castor Avenue at 7100 Castor Avenue; (City Plan change/Confirmation plan) Kubach Road. 


1990
January 11, 1990
Minutes of the meeting of December 7, 1989. Bill #689: Amend Section 14-1604 of the Zoning Code, relating to Outdoor Advertising Signs, by establishing new height and space controls, new conditions for obtaining permits, new areas where such signs would be prohibited and new sign face size limitations. Bill #718: Amend Section 14-1902 of the Philadelphia Code by permitting the placement of Ground Frame Signs within the property lines except where prohibited. Revised Preliminary Plat, northwest side of Bustleton Avenue, 100 feet northeast of Denise Drive: Subdivide a 5.4-acre parcel to allow construction of 22 single-family detached dwellings. Revised Preliminary Plat, westerly side of Welsh Road, 660 feet north of Alburger Road: Construct six single-family detached dwellings on a new City Street. Bill #683: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Philip Street from Cayuga Street to Wingohocking Street, and Cayuga Street from American Street to Philip Street. Bill #686: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Canal Street from Delaware Avenue to Poplar Street. Bill #682: Authorize the City to convey 535 W. Dauphin Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, for conveyance to Juan Serrano for use as a picture framing studio. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan change/Confirmation Plan) Osler Circle, Curie Boulevard. 

January 25, 1990
Minutes of the meeting of January 11, 1990. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Montgomery Family Associates for 2000-2012 W. Berks Street for construction of a community center. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Delaware Avenue, Robbins Street; Jennifer Terrace. 

February 8, 1990
Minutes of the meeting of January 25, 1990. Bill #727: Authorize the City of Philadelphia to organize an Authority to be known as the Special Services District of Central Philadelphia. Proposed amendments to the FY1990-FY1995 Capital Budget and Program for the School District of Philadelphia. Bills #728 and #729: Authorize the City to accept title to 3017-3045 W. Oxford Street and to convey this property to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, to be conveyed to Sartain School Venture for 35 units of housing for senior citizens. Bill #730: Confirm the sale of 2151 N. Woodstock Street to Carl Burke. Bill #736: Authorize the conveyance of 2204-2206 N. 2nd Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. 

February 27, 1990
Minutes of the meeting of February 8, 1990. FY1991-FY1996 Recommended Capital Program and Budget. Master Plan and development plan for Penn’s Landing. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #90-0015, west side of I-95 north of Church Street, variance to permit the erection of a non-accessory outdoor advertising sign. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #90-0102, south of Bigler Street, east of Delaware Avenue, variance to permit erection of a non-accessory outdoor advertising sign. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #90-0145, block bounded by 8th, 9th, Market and Ranstead Streets, variance for the erection of a 1.9 million square foot twin office tower. Bill #752: Strike from the City Plan Sherman Street from St. George’s Road to Allens Lane. Bill #770: Strike from the City Plan and vacate the legally open portion of Morrell Street from Academy Road to Berea Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation plans) Juniper Street; Nectarine Street; Lindenhurst Street, Lewis Street. 

April 5, 1990
Minutes of the meetings of February 8 and 27, 1990. Resolution honoring James S. White for his service to the Commission. Presentation of “West Philadelphia District Plan Working Paper: Starting the Process”. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #90-0258, 1508-1512 Walnut Street, variance to permit erection of a 20-story office and retail building. Bill #830: Change the zoning for the area bounded by Rhawn Street, Verree Road, Solly Avenue and Rising Sun Avenue from R-2 Residential to R-1 Residential. Bill #807: Authorize the City to accept title and transfer to Fairmount Park a parcel, known as Franklin Town Park, bounded by 18th Street, the former Hamilton Street, 19th Street and the Reading Railroad right-of-way. Bill #822: Authorize the sale of City-owned port facilities to the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority. Bill #842: Authorize the City to transfer 1309-1315 Lee Street to PAID. Authorize the City to transfer 2264 N. 17th Street to PAID. Authorize the courtyard of the Shiloh Apostolic Temple, located at 1514-1534 W. Master Street, as a place for burial. Bill #785: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Wynmill Road from Welsh Road to a dead-end south of Welsh Road. Bill #811: Place on the City Plan Kubach Road from Hornig Road to a cul-de-sac northwest thereof. Bill #818: Revise the curb line and the street line on the westerly side of 9th Street south of Walnut Street. Bill #823: Strike from the City Plan Windermere Road from Conshohocken Avenue to a dead-end south thereof. Bill #824: Vacate Cinnaminson Lane from Smick Street to Umbria Street. Bill #848: Strike from the City Plan and vacate a crosswalk that extends between Hardy Road and Sandy Road. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2, 838-840 Lombard Street: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Ligia Slovic-rave and David Slovic, aka Design Developers. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #849) Laura Lane. 

April 19, 1990
Minutes of the meeting of April 5, 1990. Bill #854: Change the zoning for the southerly corner of 60th Street and Cobbs Creek Parkway through to Edgewood Street from R-9 Residential to C-7 Commercial. Tacony Zoning Remapping: area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Cottman Avenue, AMTRAK and Robbins Avenue. Redevelopment Proposal for the North Cabot Urban Renewal Area: acquire 29 properties for rehabilitation for low and moderate-income housing, residential sideyards and new residential construction. Bill #858: Authorize the City to transfer land at Monument Road northeast of Ford Road to PAID for lease to Twelve Caesar’s Restaurant for parking. 

May 3, 1990
Minutes of the meeting of May 3, 1990. Proposed Council changes to the Recommended FY1991-FY1996 Capital Program. Amendment to the FY1990 Capital Budget: Reduce the 18-month fiscal year to a 12-month fiscal year. Bill #885: Confirm the conveyance of a 2.05-acre parcel of vacant City-owned land at the southwest corner of 19th and Callowhill Streets from the Department of Public Property to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for development as new library facilities, parking, residential and/or commercial uses. Act 94 Blight Certification to allow the City to acquire a vacant lot at 1513 Reed Street, to create and enlarge yards for five houses on Hicks Street. Bill #887: Strike from the City Plan Huron Street from Moreland Avenue to Moreland Lane. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #860) area bounded by 11th Street, Arch Street, 13th Street and Race Street, public utility right-of-way; (Street Bill #903) Tacony Zoning Remapping, area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Cottman Avenue, AMTRAK and Robbins Avenue; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Philip Street; Canal Street. 

May 17, 1990
Minutes of the meeting of May 3, 1990. Proposed FY1991-FY1996 Capital Budget and Program for the School District of Philadelphia. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #90-0422, area bounded by Lombard, Naudain, 19th and 20th Streets, variance request for permit to construct a four-level, below-grade, 440-space parking garage and 15 attached single family dwellings. 

June 7, 1990
Minutes of the meeting of May 17, 1990. Revisions to the high-rise commercial zoning districts for Center City. Bill #918: Amend the LR Least Restricted Industrial classification of the Zoning Code regarding storage of medical and infectious waste and truck terminals for the same purpose. Bill #926: Amend Title 9 of the Philadelphia Code, relating to the Regulation of Business, Trades and Professions, pertaining to licensing fees for the erection of outdoor advertising signs. Bill #927: Amend Chapter 14-1600 of the Zoning Code relating to outdoor advertising signs. Bill #965: Amend certain deed restrictions and controls for properties located at 8312, 8342-8354 and 8362-8380 State Road, which had been acquired from the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Bill #851: Grant permission to Jack Stokes to legalize, use and maintain an enclosed building addition encroaching two feet six inches into the sidewalk of 10253 Bustleton Avenue. Bill #971: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Ranstead Street from 8th Street to 9th Street. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and 262 Associates for 262 S. 11th Street for use as commercial ground floor and two apartments in an existing structure. Bill #950: Authorize the premises of the Bible Way Church, located at 1461 N. 52nd Street, as a place of burial. Bill #951: Strike from the City Plan and vacate a portion of Naudain Street from point 75 feet east of 15th Street and extending eastwardly to a dead-end. Bill #957: Strike from the City Plan McKean Street from Delaware Avenue to River Street, and River Street from Snyder Avenue to McKean Street. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #956) Kerper Street, Kerper Place. 

June 21, 1990
Minutes of the meeting of June 7, 1990. Release of the FY1991-FY1996 Capital Program. Haddington Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Northwest Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses for construction of a new church with accessory parking. Mayfair Zoning Remapping: area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Pennypack Circle, Frankford Avenue and Knorr Street. Bustleton Zoning Remapping: area bounded by Grant Avenue, Welsh Road, Verree Road, Red Lion Road and Bustleton Avenue. Bill #978: Authorize the City to transfer two parcels at the northwest corner of 5th and Huntingdon Streets, and at the northwest corner of 3rd and Huntingdon Streets. Bill #980: Authorize the City to accept, from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, two parcels at 1941 and 1944 N. Woodstock Street. Bill #979: Grant permission to Wills Eye Hospital to construct, lay, maintain and use conduits or pipes for electrical and rainwater utilities under sidewalks and roadways in conjunction with a marquee, with electric lights and down spouts for rainwater, and to provide cover over the Hospital drop-off and main entrance. Bill #994: Convey 2221 N. Front Street to PAID for conveyance to an adjacent property owner. Bill #995: Convey 2645 and 2647 Collins Street to PAID. Bill #996: Convey 2646, 2648, 2650 and 2652 Martha Street to PAID for conveyance to adjacent property owners. Bill #997: Convey 1130-1132 N. Orianna Street to PAID for conveyance to an adjacent property owner. Bill #998: Convey 1311, 1319, 1324 and 1327 Parrish Street to PAID for conveyance to adjacent property owners. Convey 1139 Reno Street to PAID for conveyance to an adjacent property owner. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Model Cities Urban Renewal Area) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and APM for 2308, 2310, 2311, 2313 and 2324 N 7th Street; (Property Bill #984) authorize PAID to purchase from CONRAIL the bed of Delaware Avenue from Levick Street to Robbins Street to accommodate the creation of a marina. 

July 27, 1990
Minutes of the meeting of June 21, 1990. Endorsement of major revisions to the high-rise commercial districts for Center City. Preliminary and Final Plat, northeasterly side of Alden Street, southeast from the intersection of Umbria and Fountain Streets: Subdivide one lot and rehabilitate 26 housing units for sale. Act 94 Blight Certification: acquire 2204 N. 20th Street for the Mercy Douglas Housing Development Corporation. 

August 16, 1990
Minutes of the meeting of July 27, 1990. Release of publication “City Stats”. Bill #1010: Change the zoning of a parcel at the southwest corner of 21st and Hamilton Streets from R-15 Residential and REC Recreational to R-C4 Residential. Bill #1012: Authorize the City to transfer three parcels near the southwest corner of 21st and Hamilton Streets to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Bill #1029: Change the zoning of a parcel near the intersection of Meeting House Road and Townsend Road from L-2 Limited Industrial to G-1 General Industrial. Bill #1001: Grant permission to Philadelphia Center Realty Associates to install certain site improvements in the east footway of Juniper Street from Market Street to South Penn Square. Bill #1028: Authorize placing an ornamental archway on a portion of the sidewalk of Broad Street at the intersection of Broad Street and Chancellor Street. Revised Preliminary Plat, southwest of Byberry road, 1084 feet southeast of Bustleton Avenue: Subdivide a two-acre parcel to construct 10 single family houses along a new street. Preliminary Plat, northwest side of Pine Road, 673 feet southwest of Moredun Road: Subdivide a two-acre parcel to allow for development of two attached houses. Final Plat, northerly side of Norwalk Road, 275 feet east of Morefield Road through to Fenwick Street: Subdivide a two-acre parcel to construct 30 condominium units in five structures along a dedicated Norwalk Road and an easement for a drainage right-of-way for Paul’s Run. Bill #1011: Confirm the conveyance of 2239 N. Broad Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Bill #1019: Confirm the conveyance of 1837 Pear Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Bill #985: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Wensley Street from point 270 feet southeast of the Delaware Expressway and extending 530 feet southeastwardly. Bill #987: Strike from the City Plan and vacate the southwesterly 20-foot wide portion of Carwithan Avenue from Frankford Avenue to Carwithan Road. Bill #1026: Revise the grades of the underground traffic service street on the northerly side of Market Street from 17th to 18th Streets. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1009) amend the Philadelphia Code by moving the Benjamin Franklin Parkway controls within the provisions of the Zoning Code; (Bill #1014) amend Title 9 of the Philadelphia Code relating to Regulation of Businesses, Trades and Professions with regard to fees and regulations of outdoor advertising signs; (Zoning Bill #1030) Bustleton Zoning Remapping, change the zoning of the area bounded by Verree Road, Red Lion Road, Bustleton Avenue, Welsh Road and Alburger Avenue; (Street Bill #1031) Thackery Road; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Sherman Street; Cinnaminson Lane; Shawmont Avenue; Market Street; Laura Lane, Laura Drive; Kubach Road; Wynmill Road. Bill #988: Grant permission to Mary Whetstone to encroach onto the south footway of Dicks Avenue and 10 feet onto the east footway of 70th Street, with planter, fencing, a wooden deck and a garage. Bill #1003: Revise the lines and grades of the area east of Godfrey Avenue and Front Street to the intersection of Crescentville Road. Bill #1027: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Cuthbert Street from 17th to 18th Streets. 

September 18, 1990
Minutes of the meeting of August 16, 1990. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #90-0422, area bounded by Lombard, Naudain, 19th and 20th Streets, for construction of a four-level, below-grade, 440-space parking garage and 15 attached single-family dwellings. Act 94 Blight Certification of 10 properties, located one block north of 21st and Jefferson Streets, for business expansion for William Smith and Son’s Recycling Company at 2104-2106 Bolton Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan change/Confirmation plan) area bounded by Market Street, 13th Street, Filbert Street and 12th Street. 

October 4, 1990
Minutes of the meeting of September 18, 1990. Bill #1041: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to purchase 5833, 5855 and 5837 Upland Way and 2003 Hobart Street for new housing. Bill #1039: Rezone an 8.2-acre parcel on the west side of Sheaf Lane, south of Penrose Avenue, from G-2 General Industrial to R-13 Residential. Bill #1052: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Cuthbert Street from 17th to 18th Streets. Bill #1020: Amend Chapter 14-1600 of the Philadelphia Code entitled “Miscellaneous”, by adding Section 14-1609 entitled “Old City Special District Controls”, by establishing special use and zoning controls for existing buildings and new construction, under certain terms and conditions. Bill #1046: Amend Section 14-1605 of the Zoning Code by establishing adult video rental stores as regulated uses. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1038) Mayfair, area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Pennypack Creek, Frankford Avenue and Knorr Street; (Proposed Zoning Bill) revise and take the place of Bill #918, which was approved by the Commission on 6/7/1990, amending the LR Least Restricted Industrial District regarding hazardous waste. 

October 18, 1990
Minutes of the meeting of October 4, 1990. Proposed Zoning Code amendments: Amend C-2, C-3 and C-4 Commercial Districts relating to uses permitted as a matter of right, uses permitted with a Certificate and uses permitted with a Special Exception; Establish provisions relating to the Special Use Permit and the requirements for granting such permits by the Zoning Board of Adjustment. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) McKean Street, River Street; Ranstead Street; area bounded by Race Street, 11th Street, Arch Street and 13th Street, public utility right-of-way.  

November 15, 1990
Minutes of the meeting of October 18, 1990. Proposed amendments to the FY1991-FY1996 Capital Budget and Capital Program for the School District of Philadelphia. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Myles S. Pettengill, Jr., for 5418 Greene Street. Revised Final Plat, southeast side of Saint Andrews Road, 742 feet northwest of Hartwell Lane: Subdivide eight lots into six lots to allow construction of one single family dwelling. Bill #1103: Confirm the sale of 826 N. 40th Street to Joe Levitt. Bill #1104: Confirm the sale of 3924 Parrish Street to John Fuller. Bill #1105: Confirm the sale of 3960 Parrish Street to Alton Butts. Bill #1111: Confirm the sale of 4680 Morris Street to R. David Villela. Bill #1112: Confirm the sale of 2401-2403 Federal Street to Salvatore D’Angelo. Bill #1113: Confirm the sale of 2244 Fitzwater Street to David and Joan Finger. Bill #1129: Confirm the sale of 809 S. 20th Street to George Newman. Bill #1132: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Dilworth Street from Ritner Street to Wolf Street, and Ritner Street from Dilworth Street to Weccacoe Avenue, and vacate Martin Street and Greenville Street. Bill #1133: Strike from the City Plan Chancellor Street from 11th Street to Quince Street. Bill #1148: Strike from the City Plan Kelso Street from Bustleton Avenue to Trevose Avenue. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1128) Amend the LR Least Restricted Industrial District relating to hazardous substances; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Windermere Avenue; Naudain Street. 

December 6, 1990
Minutes of the meeting of November 15, 1990. Proposed new meeting schedule for 1991. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #90-1305, 8712 Frankford Avenue, variance to permit construction of 18 two-family dwellings with accessory off-street parking. Amend the RC-6 Master Plan for Blair Meadow development: shift the entrance driveway 35 feet westwardly from its present location on the Master Plan. Bill #1163: Authorize the City to transfer a parcel at the southwest corner of Rhawn Street and Pennway Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, for conveyance to Jewish Employment and Vocational Services to expand a training facility. Bill #1186: Confirm the sale of 429 Earp Street to Mohammed F. Al Khatib. Bill #1187: Confirm the sale of 435 Earp Street to Mohammed F. Al Khatib. Bill #1188: Confirm the sale of 439 Earp Street to Mohammed F. Al Khatib. Bill #1189: Confirm the sale of 441 Earp Street to Mohammed F. Al Khatib. 


Minutes from 1980 to 1989


1989
January 12, 1989
Minutes of the meeting of December 1, 1988. Passyunk Square/Wharton zoning remapping: approximately 165-acres bounded by Broad Street, Washington Avenue, 7th Street and Tasker Street. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Garlen Development Associates for 261-263 S. 10th Street for an apartment and commercial rehabilitation. Bill #303; Amend the Zoning Code regarding outdoor advertising signs for the area bounded by Race Street, 3rd Street, Reed Street and the Delaware River. Bill #285: Grant permission for a one-story masonry addition encroaching four feet on Gladstone Street and S. 19th Street. Bill #318: Grant permission for a one-story temporary sidewalk café enclosure on the north footway of Princeton Avenue west of Castor Avenue. Grant permission to construct a one-story masonry addition encroaching four feet on the east footway of Reed Street. Bill #298: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Nice Street from Pike Street to Kerbaugh Street, and Bott Street from Broad Street to Kerbaugh Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #341) Ranstead Street; (Zoning Bill #333) area bounded by 40th Street, Market Street, 46th Street and Haverford Avenue; (Street Bill #293) projection over Locust Street east of 16th Street; (Street Bill #319) Tulip Street; (Street Bill #320) area bounded by Mifflin Street, Vandalia Street, McKean Street and Swanson Street; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Torresdale Avenue; 29th Street; Ditman Street.

January 26, 1989
Minutes of the meeting of January 12, 1989. Release of “Zoning Remapping in Philadelphia”. Presentation of “Real Property Tax Relief Program Analysis”. School District FY1988-FY1989 amended Capital Budget and six-year Capital Program. Act 94 Blight Certification for 14 properties for housing rehabilitation in Mantua for the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation. Bill #298: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Nice Street from Pike Street to Kerbaugh Street, and Bott Street from Broad Street to Kerbaugh Street. Portion of Final Plat, northeast corner of St. Andrew Road and Cherokee Street: Subdivide three lots into three lots.

February 9, 1989
Minutes of the meeting of January 26, 1989. Transfer and adjustment amendments to the FY1989-FY1994 Capital Program and the FY1989 Capital Budget. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: eighth modification to the 1st Urban Renewal Plan for Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, northeast corner of 10th and Locust Streets. Bill #347: Grant permission to Daniel Gallagher to construct a one-story masonry encroachment extending five feet into the footway of 4th Street north of Ritner Street. Bill #346: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Cayuga Street from Rising Sun Avenue to Front Street. Bill #354: Strike from the City Plan Seffert Street and Silverwood Street in the area bounded by Eva Street, Summit Avenue, Cross Street and Port Royal Avenue. 

February 28, 1989
FY1990-FY1995 Capital Program and FY1990 Capital Budget. 

March 9, 1989
Minutes of the meetings of February 9 and 28, 1989. Bill #370: Authorize Hahnemann University to construct an underground tunnel for vehicular and pedestrian use under and across 15th Street between Spring Street and Vine Street. Bill #343: Authorize Graduate Hospital to construct a pedestrian bridge over and across South Street east of 19th Street. Bill #357: Authorize conveyance of a City-owned parcel at the northeast corner of Hunting Park Avenue and Blaine Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Bill #360: Strike from the City Plan Banes Street from Grant Avenue to a point 165 feet northeast of Grant Avenue. Bill #363: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Winding Drive from Presidential Boulevard to the southerly right-of-way line of the Schuylkill Expressway. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #372) Hazelwood Drive; (Street Bill #364) minor internal streets in the area bounded by Race Street, 11th Street, Arch Street and 13th Street; (City Plan change/Confirmation plan) Washington Avenue. 

March 23, 1989
Swearing-in of a new Commission member. Election of Commission Chairman. Minutes of the meeting of March 9, 1989. Release of publications: “Real Property Tax Relief Program Analysis”; “The Recommended 1990-1995 Capital Program”. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #89-0217, east side of Welsh Road at Old Newtown Road, variance application for the construction of 80 condominium units. Preliminary Plat, Mechanicsville Road south of Century Lane: allow for construction of 30 single-family detached dwellings with City streets on a nine-care parcel. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Vincent J. Fumo for 253-255 S. 9th Street for a rehabilitate home and a side yard; Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Diamond Community Center for 2031-2033 N. 17th Street for outdoor recreation space. Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Williams Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church for a parcel on the north side of Reed Street, 132 feet east of 32nd Street, for accessory parking. South Central Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Robert Manderfield for 547 Christian Street for private residential parking. Bill #382; Authorize the conveyance of a City-owned parcel, south of the George Platt Bridge, to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for lease to Compost Management, Inc. 

April 6, 1989
Minutes of the meeting of April 6, 1989. Rivers Edge/Penn’s Landing North zoning remapping: area bounded by Spring Garden Street, Delaware Avenue and Delaware Expressway. Rezoning of the piers between Penn’s Landing and Spring Garden Street. Holmesburg zoning remapping: area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Pennypack Creek, State Road and Sheffield Street produced. Preliminary Plat, southeasterly side of Parker Avenue at Silverwood Street through to Cinnaminson Street: allow for construction of 52 single family detached dwellings on private roads. Revised final plat, Caryl Lane, area southwest from Norwood and Sunset Avenues: reconfigure two lots into three lots to allow for construction on one single family detached dwelling on a private road. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan change/Confirmation plan) Chancellor Street. 

April 20, 1989
Minutes of the meeting of April 20, 1989. Election of a Vice Chair. Riverfront zoning: rezoning of the piers between Penn’s Landing and Spring Garden Street. Bill #402: Change the zoning of the westerly corner of Germantown and Evergreen Avenues from C-7 Commercial to C-2 Commercial. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Tabor Place; Serota Drive, Serota Place; (Final Plat, Gaston Farms II, northeast corner of Byberry Road and Lindsey Street through to Lindenhurst Street) allow for construction of 16 single family dwellings on private drives. 

April 28, 1989
Final Plat, Gaston Farms II, northeast corner of Byberry Road and Lindsey Street through to Lindenhurst Street: allow for construction of 16 single family dwellings on private drives. 

May 11, 1989
Minutes of the meetings of April 20 and 28, 1989. Presentation of 25-year service pin to Joseph McLaughlin. Bills #396 and #397: Proposed City Council changes to the Recommended FY1990-FY1995 Capital Program and FY1990 Capital Budget. Proposed School District Capital Budget and Program for FY1990-FY1995. University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the University of Pennsylvania for a parcel at the southwest corner of 38th and Sansom Streets; seventh modification to the Urban Renewal Plan to permit the existing restaurant at 3408-3412 Sansom Street to exceed 4,000 square feet. Amend the University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan: permit the construction of a 26,800-square foot addition to the Founder’s Pavilion of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania at 3400 Spruce Street. Bill #340: Change the zoning of a block bounded by 2nd Street, South Street, 3rd Street and Lombard Street (former Abbott’s site) from G-2 General Industrial to R-10B and RC-3 Residential. Food Distribution Center: (Bill #457) change the zoning for the area bounded by the Walt Whitman Bridge approach, Bigler Street, 10th Street, Pattison Avenue, 11th Street, the Delaware Expressway and Front Street; (Bill #458) amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by establishing a “Food Distribution Center” district to codify existing land use and development controls which exist in the form of deed restrictions for properties located in the Food Distribution Center. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #417) 15th Street; (City Plan change/Confirmation Plan) Hazelwood Drive; (Zoning Bill #432) area bounded by Broad Street, Washington Avenue, 7th Street and Tasker Street. 

May 25, 1989
Minutes of the meeting of May 11, 1989. Presentation of “A Conservation Proposal for the Neighborhoods of Frankford”. Act 94 Blight Certification of 32 properties for residential rehabilitation for Community Ventures, Inc. Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and National Temple LP III for development of the 1500 block of N. Gratz Street and the 1700 block of N. 16th Street. Zoning remapping; Packer Park, area bounded by Broad Street, Hartranft Street, 20th Street and the Walt Whitman Bridge approach; Wissinoming, area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Robbins Avenue, Keystone Street, Levick Street, I-95, Sanger Street produced, AMTRAK and Pratt Street. Preliminary Plat, south side of Welsh Road northwest of Alburger Avenue: Subdivide a 2.7-acre parcel to allow construction of 11 single family detached dwellings. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Agreement and Thomas Miles and Melissa Moyer for 206-210 South Sartain Street for development of two single family dwellings. Bill #421: Legalize an existing temporary enclosure on the west footway of Broad Street south of Pollock Street. Bill #466: Allow construction of a patio porch extending into the footway in front of 1220 Christian Street. Bill #416: Authorize conveyance of a City-owned parcel at the northeast corner of American and Cumberland Streets to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to H&R Foods. Bill #426: Authorize the conveyance of 1030 S. Colorado Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to the Acme Supply Company. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #475) Lindsay Street, Lindenhurst Street; (Street Bill #473) drainage right-of-way in the former Shunk Street from Vandalia Street to Weccacoe Street; drainage right-of-way along Vandalia Street from Shunk Street to Oregon Avenue; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Tulip Street; Cayuga Street; minor streets within the Convention Center site. 

June 8, 1989
Minutes of the meeting of May 25, 1989. Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, stage 1, parcels #5 and #8: fourth modification to the 6th amendment Urban Renewal Plan, to change the proposed land use designation from multi-family to single family; (Bill #501) rezone a 7.75-acre site, bounded by the easterly corner of Turnstone Place and Redwing Place, partly through to Longspur Place, and partly through to Lapwing Place, from R-12 to R-9A Residential. Parking garage for the Philadelphia Center for Health Care Sciences, Health Center Boulevard, 274 feet northeast of University Avenue: transfer of a 63,476-square foot parcel from PAID to PGH Development Corporation for construction of a 1,250-space parking garage. Bill #491: Rezone parcels located in an area bounded by Broad Street, Glenwood Avenue, 17th Street and Indiana Avenue from partly R-15 Residential, partly C-3 Commercial and partly G-2 General Industrial to C-3 Commercial (North Philadelphia Station). Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Authority to construct 32 units of low-income public housing at 18th and Jefferson Streets. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Strawberry Mansion Housing Development Coalition to construct 32 single family townhouses for occupancy by low to moderate-income households at 29th Street and Susquehanna Avenue (Mother Dabney Square). Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: fifth modification to the 6th amended Urban Renewal Plan, and a Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and X for parcels at 2943 Reed Street, and the northeast corner of Reed and Myrtlewood Streets: permit a privately -owned medical center and accessory parking. Revised Final Plat, Pine Valley: Subdivide one parcel into two lots to allow for construction of one single family detached dwelling and the rehabilitation of an existing farmhouse. Bill #471: Authorize the conveyance of 6050 Market Street to PAID for sale to Ronald Graves. Bill #479: Authorize the conveyance of a parcel at the northeast corner of 51st and Race Streets to PAID for sale to Dunlap School Venture. Bill #480: Authorize the conveyance of a parcel at the southeast corner of Frankford Avenue and Pennypack Street to PAID for sale to the Police and Fire Credit Union. Bill #489: Authorize the conveyance of 414-416 N 40th Street to PAID for sale to James Morse. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #502) area bounded by Broad Street, Hartranft Street, 20th Street and the Walt Whitman Bridge approach. 

June 22, 1989
Minutes of the meeting of June 8, 1989. Bill #515: Authorize the City to center into leases, and other agreements, with the Redevelopment Authority, the Port Corporation and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to assemble, under control of the Penn’s Landing Corporation, Piers #12, #13, #15, #17, #19, #24, #27, #27 ½, #31 through #34 North, #12 through #24 North Annex and Piers #28, #30, #36 and #53 South as well as certain riverbed areas and riverfront land. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Fawn Street Associates for 240-244 S. 12th Street. Franklin Urban Renewal Area: modification to the Urban Renewal Plan concerning the use of 800-812 Spring Garden Street. Bill #429: Chinatown special zoning district: amend the Zoning Code by establishing special land use and zoning controls for existing buildings and new construction. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #89-0672, 1445 S. Water Street through to 1400 S. Delaware Avenue, for construction of a 10-screen, 50,000-square foot motion picture theater. Liberty Marina; (Bill #537) rezone a parcel along the Delaware River, between Robbins and Levick Streets, from L-R Least Restricted Industrial to C-3 Commercial; (Bill #538) strike from the City Plan and vacate Delaware Avenue, Robbins Street and Levick Street. Preliminary Plat, property beginning on the northeast side of Kerper Street, northwest of Oakley Street and extending northwestwardly to the former Hasbrook Avenue: Subdivide a 2-acre lot to allow construction of 22 semi-detached single family dwellings. Bill #539: Authorize the City to transfer a parcel located on the Philadelphia International Airport ground in Tinicum Township to Scott Paper Company, in exchange for a parcel owned by Scott Paper. Bill #541: Authorize the conveyance of a City-owned parcel in the block bounded by 3rd Street, Huntingdon Street, Bodine Street and Cumberland Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Bill #483: Revise the curb line of Juniper Street south of Market Street. Bill #507: Strike from the City Plan and vacate a portion of Summer Street from Delaware Avenue to Water Street. Bill #527: Place on the City Plan Corney Road from McNulty Road to a cul-de-sac northwestwardly. Bill #456: Grant permission to construct, use and maintain enclosed exterior freezer three feet onto the north footway of Crispin Street alongside 3401 Princeton Avenue. Bill 3493: Grant permission to legalize, use and maintain an enclosed cinder block storage area projecting three feet onto the east footway of 50th Street north of Lancaster Avenue. Bill #499: Grant permission to the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania to construct, use and maintain bike racks, kiosks and certain on-standard bollards in the north footway of Walnut Street between 39th and 40th Streets. Bill #531; Grant permission to construct a two-story wooden stairwell encroaching three feet onto the north footway of Lycoming Street west of 8th Street. Bill #498: Authorize the conveyance of 12 City-owned properties to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Authorize the conveyance of 2909-2953 N. American Street and 2742-2770 N. Mascher Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Bill #505: Authorize the conveyance of seven City-owned properties to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Bill #506: Authorize the conveyance of 2800 Jasper Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Bill 3509: Authorize the conveyance of 1808-1810 Germantown Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Bill #510: Authorize the conveyance of 14 City-owned properties to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Bill #518; Authorize the conveyance of 5815 Germantown Avenue, 1410-1414 Kerbaugh Street and 6661-6663 Germantown Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Bill #520: Authorize the conveyance of 1252 Point Breeze Avenue and 7242-7244 Woodland Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Bill #522: Authorize the conveyance of land located at the southeast corner of Townsend and Southampton-Byberry Roads to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Bill #530: Authorize the conveyance of 3931 N Broad Street and 1119 Louden Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Final Plat, northerly side of Bloomfield Avenue east of Gargill Lane) construct five single-family detached dwellings; (City Plan change/Confirmation plan) Ludlow Street; (Zoning Bill #519) area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Pennypack Creek, State Road and Sheffield Avenue; (Street Bill #496) Osler Circle, Curie Boulevard; (Property Bill #533) certain parcels of Real Estate within the Convention Center Urban Renewal Area, lease and service agreement. 

July 13, 1989
Minutes of the meeting of July 13, 1989. Release of “Investment in Philadelphia: The 1990-1995 Capital Program”. Amendment to the University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan: permit construction of a 25,000-square foot building for the Institute of Contemporary Art at 36th and Sansom Streets. Presentation of “Philadelphia Shops: A City-wide Study of Retail Center Conditions, Issues and Opportunities”. 

July 27, 1989
Minutes of the meeting of July 13, 1989. Release of the publication “A Conservation Proposal for the Neighborhoods of Frankford”. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #89-0892, 1301-1307 Market Street through to Commerce Street, application for a variance for the construction of a 35-story, 819,500-square foot office building with ground level and underground retail and underground parking. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Final Plat, Cedarbrook) subdivide a 3.7-acre parcel to allow for construction of 36 single family detached dwellings. 

August 17, 1989
Minutes of the meeting of July 27, 1989. Presentation of “Senior Citizen Transportation Study”. Presentation of “Residential Sales Monitoring Study”. Blight assessment for the former Frankford Arsenal. Zoning Board of Adjustment. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #89-0320, 1016-1020 Race Street, erection of a 12-story, 180-room addition to the Quality Inn Hotel. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Final Plat, SD-5607) allow for construction of 34 single family semi-detached dwellings along Tabor Avenue and Tabor Lane; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) 22nd Street; area bounded by Mifflin Street, Vandalia Street, McKean Street and Swanson Street; Red Lion Road; Winding Drive; Moyer Street.

September 7, 1989
Minutes of the meeting of August 17, 1989. Act 94 Blight Certification of 52 properties for residential rehabilitation: acquire for the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation. Act 94 Blight Certification of six properties for residential rehabilitation: acquire 2308, 2310, 2311, 2312, 2313 and 2324 N. 7th Street for Associacion de Puertorriquenos en Marcha. Act 94 Blight Certification of 3418 and 3422 Kensington Avenue: acquire two vacant properties on behalf of the Commerce Department to add to a City-owned parking lot. Proposed zoning remapping in Mid-West Oak Lane: area bounded by Broad Street, Chelten Avenue, Ogontz Avenue and Haines Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Ranstead Street; Corney Road. 

September 21, 1989
Minutes of the meeting of September 7, 1989. Release of “Philadelphia Shops: A Citywide Study of Retail Center Conditions, Issues and Opportunities”. First amendment to the Convention Center Urban Renewal Plan. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #80-1027, rear of 1301 S. Delaware Avenue, erection of four structures, 140,000 square feet of offices, 30,000 square feet of retail, 1,450 parking spaces and a 14-screen movie theater. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #533) Wissinoming, area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Robbins Avenue, Keystone Street, Levick Street, Delaware Expressway, Sanger Street produced, AMTRAK and Pratt Street. 

October 5, 1989
Minutes of the meeting of September 21, 1989. Release of “Senior Citizen Transportation Study”. Act 94 Blight Certification of a vacant property, 4701-4715 Wayne Avenue, for residential rehabilitation. (Bill #554) Grant permission to encroach eight feet into the east footway of Crispin Street, north of Princeton Avenue, to legalize a freezer enclosure. Bill #557: Strike from the City Plan Lindenhurst Street from Trevose Road to Bustleton Avenue, and Lewis Street from Warwick Street to Lindenhurst Street. Bill #544: Authorize Bourse Mall Associates to construct and maintain various objects on the easterly footway of 5th Street between Ranstead Street and Ludlow Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Summer Street; drainage right-of-way in the former Shunk Street from Vandalia Street to Weccacoe Avenue; Silverwood Street, Seffert Street; (Bill #583) Mid-west Oak Lane remapping, area bounded by Broad Street, Chelten Avenue, Ogontz Avenue and Haines Street. 

November 2, 1989
Minutes of the meeting of October 5, 1989. Release of publication “Residential Sales 1981-1987”. Proposed amendments to the FY1989 and FY1990 Capital Budgets: increasing, decreasing and adding certain projects; extending the effective date of the FY1989 Capital Budget. Revise the RC-6 District Master Plan for Cathedral life care facility at the northwest corner of Ridge Avenue and Cathedral Road. Bill #600: Change the zoning for the southeasterly side of Bartram Avenue, from Island Avenue to Essington Avenue produced from G-2 General Industrial to C-3 Commercial. Bill #605: Grant permission to construct, use and maintain a one-story tall sidewalk café enclosure on the south side of South Street west from 2nd Street. Bill #579: Change the zoning for the southwesterly side of Ripley Street, approximately 170 feet southwestwardly of Bingham Street from G-1 General Industrial to R-5 Residential. Old City Redevelopment Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Bouvier House Associates for 149 S. Hancock Street. Bill #593: Authorize conveyance of 3548-3550 Germantown Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to Zion Community Center, Inc., for a farmer’s market for sale of meat and produce. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #602) area bounded by Spring Garden Street, Front Street, Willow Street and the easterly right-of-way of the Delaware Expressway; (Zoning Bill #609) area bounded by Delaware Avenue, Levick Street, the pierhead line of the Delaware River and Robbins Street; (Zoning Bill #428) Center City Height Controls; (Street Bill #586) Jennifer Terrace; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Cayuga Street; Banes Street; Horrocks Street. Bill #482: Change the zoning of the west corner of Cottman Avenue and Oakley Street, through to St. Vincent Street, from L-4 Limited Industrial to L-3 Limited Industrial. Bill #546: Change the zoning for the block bounded by 22nd Street, Cuthbert Street, Arch Street and 23rd Street from C-5 Commercial to C-4 Commercial. 

November 22, 1989
Minutes of the meeting of November 2, 1989. Convention Center Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Marriott Corporation for a proposed hotel; (Bill #670) revise the lines and grades on the City Plan of the block bounded by Filbert Street, 12th Street, Market Street and 13th Street; Bill #667: authorize the City to convey a parcel located in the southern portion of the block bounded by 12th Street, 13th Street, Commerce Street and Filbert Street to the Redevelopment Authority; (Bill #668) authorize the City to lease a parcel above the Center City Commuter Connection, in the northern portion of the block bounded by 12th, 13th, Commerce and Filbert Streets to the Redevelopment Authority; (Bill #669) authorize the City to lease certain air rights above and below certain levels of 12th Street, between Market and Filbert Streets, to the Redevelopment Authority. Bill #565: Amend Section 9-600 of the Philadelphia Code, relating to the Regulation of Businesses, Trades and Professions, by establishing fees and regulations regarding Outdoor Advertising Signs. Bill #567: Amend Section 14-1604 of the Zoning Code, relating to Outdoor Advertising Signs, by establishing new height and spacing controls, conditions for obtaining permits, areas where such signs would be prohibited and new sign face size limitations. Bill #566: Amend Section 14-1901 of the Philadelphia Code relating to signs by deleting the definition of a Ground Sign. 

December 7, 1989
Minutes of the meeting of December 7, 1989. Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Greater Germantown Housing Development Corporation for 5439-5431 Germantown Avenue for rehabilitation for office space, storage and residential units. Bill #679: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the designation of the following area of the City from ASC Area Shopping Center to C-3 Commercial: block bounded by 20th Street, Lehigh Avenue, 21st Street and Somerset Street. Bill #666: Grant permission to Giovanni Siciliano to construct, use and maintain one-story tall enclosure projecting nine feet onto the north footway of Princeton Avenue west of Castor Avenue. Bills #629 through #642 (14 bills): Authorize the City to convey 10 properties located on W. Diamond Street and four properties located on W. Ridge Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for conveyance to Diamond Street Venture for housing rehabilitation. Bill #622: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the designations of the following area of the City from G-2 General Industrial and LR Least Restricted Industrial to various residential and commercial zoning classifications to permit a mixed-use development and a 500-slip marina: Northern Metals site, along the river south of Rhawn Street and abutting I-95. Bill #621: Authorize the sale of certain City-owned port facilities to the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority. Bill #626: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Evans Street from Michener Street to the right-of-way of the former Bustleton Branch of Conrail. Bill #644: Revise the curb lines and grades of Shawmont Avenue from Ridge Avenue to Umbria Street, and of Minerva Street from Shawmont Avenue to Umbria Street. Bill #646: Strike from the City Plan and vacate McKean Street from Delaware Avenue to Dilworth Street. Bills #655 through #657: Authorize the City to convey 4124-4128 Lancaster Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for conveyance to Mr. Goldstone and Mr. Leader for retail/commercial development. Bill #663: Authorize the City to convey 5919-5921 Market Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for conveyance to the Edgar C. Campbell Foundation for retail/commercial development. Bill #673: Authorize the City to convey 3413 Kensington Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for conveyance to Jeffrey Haberken for a parking lot accessory to a printing business. Bill #674: Authorize the City to convey 504 Mercy Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for conveyance to John Bowden for parking for a fire alarm signal business. Bill #675: Authorize the City to convey 1901-1919 E. York Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for conveyance to Steven Comly for off-street parking for an auction business. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #627) area bounded by Spring Garden Street, Delaware Avenue, Penn’s Landing and the pierhead line of the Delaware River; (Street Bill #619) Nectarine Street.  


1988
January 7, 1988
Meeting cancelled.

January 21, 1988
Minutes of the meeting of December 6, 1987. Presentation of the plans for the restoration of the Fairmount Waterworks. Adoption of Rules of Procedure for the Planning Commission. Zoning Board of Adjustment, 400-410 Ranstead Street, reconsideration of a previous Planning Commission approval (9/11/86) which required a proposed hotel and garage to proceed as one development. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Philadelphia for construction of 18 residential units at 1828-1840 N. 11th Street and the northeast corner of 19th Street and Montgomery Avenue. Preliminary Plat, west side of Welsh Road, 845 feet south of Verree Road: Subdivide a two-acre parcel to permit construction of four single family dwellings along a 20-foot wide private driveway. Preliminary Plat, northwest corner of Knights Road and Mechanicsville Road: Subdivide a 28-acre parcel to permit construction of 137 single family detached dwellings along private driveways. Preliminary Plat, south side of Old Line Road, 100 feet west of Summit Avenue: Subdivide a 6.7-acre parcel to allow for construction of 14 single family dwellings. Presentation of plans for the second phase of Buttonwood Square, southwest corner of 21st and Buttonwood Streets. 

February 4, 1988
Minutes of the meeting of January 21, 1988. Omnibus amendment to the FY1988-FY1993 Capital Program and the FY1988 Capital Budget. Zoning Board of Adjustment, 400-410 Ranstead Street, reconsideration of a previous Planning Commission approval (9/11/86) which required a proposed hotel and garage to proceed as one development. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #87-1935, 1151-1161 S. Broad Street, erect a four-story, 363-space parking garage with 24,000 square feet of retail space. Preliminary Plat, parcel on the northeasterly side of Hartranft Street, beginning 320 feet west of Broad Street: construction of 114 single family attached dwellings. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Filbert Street; 6th Street; (Final Plat, southeast side of Indian Queen Lane, 146-feet northeast of Midvale Avenue, construction of 32 single family semi-detached dwellings. 

February 18, 1988
Minutes of the meeting of February 4, 1988. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #88-0072, 5301-5375 Chew Avenue, LaSalle University additions including the extension of a parking lot, erection of fencing and erection of four temporary trailers for temporary business offices. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #88-0091, 2000 Olney Avenue, LaSalle University additions including erection of 75, three-story dormitory structures and the relocation of parking areas. Bill #12: Authorize and direct the revision of lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan in the area adjacent to, and lying southwest of, the intersection of the southerly side of Olney Avenue and the westerly side of Broad Street. Bill #16: Authorize and direct revision of lines and grades on portions of the City Plan of School House Lane and Henry Avenue to Wissahickon Avenue. Bill #18: Authorize and direct revision of lines and grades on the City Plan and the area adjacent to, and lying eastwardly from, the intersection of Norwalk Road, Walley Avenue and Morefield Road. Bill #33: Authorize and direct striking from the City Plan and vacating Chang Street from Girard Avenue to a point approximately 281 feet south of Girard Avenue. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #23) 905-907 Wood Street; (Property Bill #35) 541 University Avenue; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) necessary street for the Parkside Industrial Park; Delaware Expressway; (Zoning Bill #7) northwest side of Civic Center Boulevard, approximately 184 feet southwest of 34th Street; (Zoning Bill #41) Overbrook Farms, area bounded by City Avenue, SEPTA, Malvern Avenue and 69th Street. Bill 315: Authorize the City to transfer title to the City Hall Annex to PAID.

February 25, 1988
Recommended FY1989-FY1993 Capital Program and FY1989 Capital Budget.

March 3, 1988
Minutes of the meeting of February 18, 1988. Presentation of “Recreation Facilities Study: Policy Paper”. University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: seventh modification to the 3rd amended Urban Renewal Plan. Billboard Control Legislation: (Bill #19) Amend the Zoning Code by adding Section 14-1604-1, relating to the Vine Street Expressway and Benjamin Franklin Bridge Corridor, by requiring special controls for accessory signs and outdoor advertising signs. Bill #38: (See Bill #19). Bill #20: (See Bills #19 and #38). Bill 348: Change the zoning at the northeast corner of 19th Street and Montgomery Avenue from G-2 General Industrial to R-10A Residential. Bill #49: Change the zoning on the west side of 19th Street, 88 feet south of Berks Street from G-2 General Industrial to R-10A Residential. 

March 17, 1988
Minutes of the Special Meeting of February 25, 1988 and the meeting of March 3, 1988. Presentation of “Recreation Facilities Study: Policy Paper”. Bill #81: Change the zoning of Piers #28, #30, #34, #35 and #36 from G-2 General Industrial to C-3 Commercial. Bill #62: Change the zoning of a parcel at the east corner of Wayne Avenue and Price Street through to Knox Street from R-9A Residential to C-7 Commercial. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #88-0260, erect a 17-story, 220-room hotel on the same lot as an existing banquet facility. Bill #55: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Cherokee Street from Telmer Street to St. Martin’s Lane. Bill #56: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Point Breeze Avenue from 24th Street to McKean Street. Bill #57: Place on the City Plan Dunks Ferry Road from Mechanicsville Road to the Bucks County Line. Bill #70: Strike from the City Plan Jackson Street from Aubrey Avenue to Convent Lane. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #40) Keyser Street; (City Plan change/Confirmation plan) streets in the area bounded by Mifflin Street, Vandalia Street, Snyder Avenue and Water Street; (Final Plat, SD-5607F, northwest corner of Tabor Road and Napfle Street) construct 46 single family, semi-detached dwellings. 

April 7, 1988
Minutes of the meeting of March 17, 1988. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #88-0358, 7701 Burholme Avenue, development of several building additions to the Fox Chase Cancer Center. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #88-0359, 3001-3043 Grays Ferry Avenue, variance to permit a shopping center. Act 94 Blight Certification to acquire 30 vacant properties in Francisville for residential rehabilitation by the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation. Bill #78: Strike from the City Plan Ash Street from Belgrade Street to a drainage right-of-way northwest of Belgrade Street. Bill #79: Strike from the City Plan Torresdale Avenue from Barry Road to Fitler Street. 

April 21, 1988
Minutes of the meeting of April 7, 1988. Blight Recertification for the area bounded by Broad Street, 15th Street, Spruce Street and Delancey Street. Amend the Center City Redevelopment Area Plan to allow for construction of a parking lot for the Philadelphia Orchestra Hall. Kensington City-State Urban Renewal Area: Change the land use and add controls for parcel #3 at the southwest corner of Front Street and Lehigh Avenue, for COMHAR. Bill #68: Change the zoning of a block bounded by 20th Street, Race Street, Woodstock Street and Cherry Street from C-4 Commercial to C-3 Commercial. Bill #93: Authorize the City to transfer a parcel at the southwest corner of Delaware Avenue and Levick Street to PAID for lease to Liberty Marina for construction of a marina and a restaurant. 

May 5, 1988
Minutes of the meeting of April 21, 1988. Blight Recertification for the area bounded by Broad Street, 15th Street, Spruce Street and Delancey Street. Amend to the Center City Redevelopment Area Plan to allow for a parking lot for the proposed Philadelphia Orchestra Hall. Consideration of City Council changes to the FY1989-FY1994 Capital Budget. Proposed Rittenhouse/Fitler Residential Historic District. Review of the Redevelopment Authority’s Residential Housing Development Program. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2; Redevelopment Agreements between the Redevelopment Authority and abutting property owners for rear of 231 S. Jessup Street and rear of 233 S. Jessup Street. Preliminary Plat, south side of Ivy Hill road, 378 feet northeast of Mansfield Avenue: Subdivide a 3.7-acre parcel to allow construction of 36 semi-detached units. Preliminary Plat, northeast side of Walley Avenue, 304 feet southwest of Norwalk Road: Subdivide a 12.7-acre parcel to allow construction of 48 single family detached dwellings. Bill #85: Vacate Markle Street from Dexter Street to Manayunk Avenue. Bill #102: Place on the City Plan Washington Avenue form Delaware Avenue to point 140 feet east of Delaware Avenue. Bill #122: Logan remapping, for the area bounded by Olney Avenue, Conrail’s 9th Street Branch, Roosevelt Boulevard and Broad Street. Bill #98: Change the zoning for an area situated between the intersections of the north side of Greene Street, the east side of Hortter Street and the southeasterly side of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company right-of-way from C-2 Commercial to R-3 Residential. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #106) Haywood Street; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Norwalk Road; School House Lane; Sedgwick Street; 22nd Street; Comly Street. 

May 19, 1988
Minutes of the meeting of May 5, 1988. Release of “Implementing the Center City Plan in 1988”. Update of the FY1989-FY1994 Capital Program. Redevelopment Proposal for the area bounded by Spruce Street, Delancey Street, Broad Street and S. 15th Street: construction of the Philadelphia Orchestra Hall and a parking garage. Proposed School District of Philadelphia Capital Budget and Program for FY1988-FY1989 through FY1993-FY1994. Review of plans for the sale and rehabilitation of the City Hall Annex. Eastwick Urban Renewal Plan: second modification to the 6th amended Urban Renewal Plan, proposed expansion of the Days Inn Airport Hotel. Bill #166: Change the zoning of land at the northeast corner of Civic Center Boulevard and University Avenue from R-4 and R-15 Residential to C-3 Commercial. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Final Plat, north side of Philmont Avenue, 100 feet southwest of Erwin Street) construct 54 single family detached dwellings; (Final Plat, northwest corner of Knights and Mechanicsville Roads) construct 137 single family detached dwellings along private driveways. 

June 2, 1988
Minutes of the meeting of May 19, 1988. Resolution in honor of Graham Finney. Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: Redevelopment Agreement for parcel #13, bounded by Vine Street, 8th Street, 9th Street and Race Street for construction of a Chinatown community center including a 506-car garage with six floors of parking, a 105,531-square foot, eight-story office building, and a 200-room limited service hotel, surrounding a 30,000-square foot community park with a 34-foot pavilion and a decorative gate. Preliminary Plat, northwest side of St. Georges Road, northeast and southwest of Sherman Road: Subdivide one lot into seven lots and build five single family detached dwellings. Preliminary Plat, southwest side of Bergen Street, 353 feet southwest of Bustleton Avenue through to Axe Factory Road: construct six single family detached dwellings. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan change/Confirmation Plan) Chang Street; (Redevelopment Bill #167) change the land use designation of parcel #3, southeast corner of Front Street and Lehigh Avenue, from residential to semi-public institutional and incorporating development controls for the site. 

June 16, 1988
Minutes of the meeting of June 2, 1988. Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: Redevelopment Agreement for parcel #13, bounded by Vine Street, 8th Street, 9th Street and Race Street for construction of Franklin Square West. Bill #180: Change the zoning for an area at the intersection of the easterly side of Bartram Avenue with the northerly side of Interstate 95, exit ramp H, from partly R-5 Residential and partly C-2 Commercial to C-3 Commercial. Bill #179: Change the zoning of land at the easterly side of New State Road with the northerly side of the former Magee Avenue from partly LR Least Restricted Industrial and partly C-7 Commercial. Bill #198: Authorize the transfer of a portion of Burholme Park from the City to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for transfer of an easement to Fox Chase Cancer Center. Strike from the City Plan and vacate Filbert Street from 8th Street to point 217 feet east of 8th Street. Bill #181: Revise the City Plan in the vicinity of Woodhaven Road and Millbrook Road, relocate Byberry Road, widen Woodhaven Road, and strike a portion of Byberry Road. Bill #182: Strike from the City Plan and vacate York Street and Boston Street, both from Salmon Street to a dead-end west of Salmon Street. Bill #189: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Alter Street from 29th Street to a dead-end 430 feet west of 29th Street. Bill #193: Grant permission to 39th and Sansom Streets, Inc., to construct, use and maintain a one-story entryway enclosure at 117-119 S. 39th Street. Bill #196: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Cayuga Street from Ramona Avenue to G Street, and Ramona Avenue from Cayuga Street to point 412 feet west of G Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Agreement) parcel #3 in the Kensington City-State Urban Renewal Area at Front and Lehigh; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Keyser Street; Cherokee Street; Ash Street; Dunks Ferry Road; (Final Plat, northwest of Summit Avenue and Old Line Road) construct 14 single family detached dwellings along a 26-foot wide private driveway; (Final Plat, southwest side of Bergen Street, 353 feet southeast of Bustleton Avenue, through to Axe Factory Road) construct six single family detached dwellings; (Street Bill #187) Sherman Street; (Street Bill #190) 29th Street; (Street Bill #191) Sydenham Street, Chaucer Street, Smedley Street, Hulseman Street; (Street Bill #194) Crawford Street. 

July 14, 1988
Minutes of the meeting of June 16, 1988. Philadelphia Convention Center: (Bill #213) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority for development of the Convention Center; (Bill #212) Authorize the City to accept from the Redevelopment Authority the land for the proposed Convention Center, and enter into a lease and service agreement with the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority to build and operate the Convention Center. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #88-0911, parcel located east of Delaware Avenue and south of Washington Avenue, including Piers #53, #55, #56 and #57 for construction of Liberty Landing, a 2.5-million square foot development containing three residential towers, a hotel, parking, retail and townhouses, a yacht club and a marina. Bill #208: Grant permission to Jessie Long’s Chinese Restaurant to maintain an encroachment over the sidewalk at 901 Race Street. Bill #219: Grant permission to KSB, Inc., to maintain a one-story tall enclosed sidewalk café at 211 S. Broad Street. Bill #224: Grant permission to Mable Cox to maintain an enclosing porch and a double-faced illuminated sign at 901 S. 22nd Street. Bill #214: Authorize the purchase or condemnation of an easement over a parcel on Germantown Avenue north of Washington Lane. Bill 3215: Authorize the purchase or condemnation of a parcel on Cherokee Street north of Washington Lane. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement for 838-840 Lombard Street. Bill #225: Strike from the City Plan Horrocks Street from Unity Street to Orthodox Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: third modification to the 6th amended Urban Renewal Plan for Eastwick; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Jackson Street; area bounded by Point Breeze Avenue, 24th Street and McKean Street; area bounded by Olney Avenue, Park Avenue, Tabor Road and Broad Street

August 11, 1988
Minutes of the meeting of July 14, 1988. Release of “Planning in Philadelphia”. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #88-0911, a parcel located east of Delaware Avenue including Piers #53, #55, #56 and #57 for construction of Liberty Landing, a 2.5-million square foot development containing three residential towers, a hotel, parking, retail and townhouses, a yacht club and a marina. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Parking Authority for 58 W. Maplewood Mall, parcel on the southeast corner of Greene and Armat Streets, 18 W. Armat Street and a parcel on the southwest corner of Germantown Avenue and Armat Street, for use as public parking. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Greene Street Friends’ School for 42 W. Armat Street for school parking. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and John L. and Robert B. Asher for 35-51 W. Woodlawn Street, for parking accessory to a candy manufacturing company. Zoning remapping of Saunders Park, bounded by 38th Street, Market Street, 40th Street, Lancaster Avenue and Hamilton Street. University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan revision: Construct Lauder-Fisher Hall, a three story, 24,750-square foot building on the west side of 37th Street between Spruce Street and Locust Walk. Druim Moir RC-6 Residential Master Plan amendment: west side of Valley Green Road, southwest from Cherokee Street. 

September 8, 1988
Minutes of the meeting of August 11, 1988. Blight Certification for 20 properties in the Northwest, North and West Philadelphia, for the Small Rental Rehabilitation Program. Blight Recertification for the area bounded by Jefferson Street, Carlisle Street, the rear lot lines of properties on the south side of Master Street, and the rear lot lines of properties on the west side of N. 19th Street. Proposed Zoning remapping: area bounded by 40th Street, Market Street, 46th Street and Haverford Avenue. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #88-1178, 401-409 Chestnut Street, erect a one-story addition to a previously approved hotel and parking garage. RC-6 Residential Master Plan for Druim Moir, west side of Valley Green Road, southwest form Cherokee Street. Preliminary Plat and Final Plat, 510-531 S. 3rd Street: Subdivide one lot into 46 lots for the construction of 44 townhouses and two parcels held in common. Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, lower state two: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and adjacent homeowners for 2517 S. 77th Street, 8108-8110 Pontiac Avenue and 8112 Pontiac Avenue for use as side yards. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Haywood Street; Filbert Street; Alter Street; (Final Plat, east side of Walley Avenue, 304 feet south of Norwalk Road, allow for construction of 48 single family detached dwellings.

September 22, 1988
Minutes of the meeting of September 8, 1988. Druim Moir update. Pennsylvania Planning Association Chapter of the American Planning Association award for the “Center City Plan”. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #88-0990, 2000-2004 Walnut Street, variance application to permit construction of a 326-space parking garage with ground floor retail space. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #88-1084, 2771 Willits Road, variance application to permit construction of 42 duplex dwellings in six structures. Preliminary Plat, northwest side of Bustleton Avenue, 100 feet northeast of Denise Drive: construct 23 single family detached dwellings along private drives. Preliminary Plat, northwest side of Bloomfield Avenue, 339 feet northeast of Cargill Lane: construct eight single family detached dwellings along a new City street. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Final Plat and Confirmation Plan) north side of Hartranft Street, 320 feet west of Broad Street, construct 108 single family attached dwellings along City streets. 

October 6, 1988
Meeting cancelled.

October 20, 1988
Minutes of the meeting of September 22, 1988. Blight Assessment for the American Street, Hunting Park West and West Parkside Enterprise Zones. Bill #235: Allow for construction of a one-story masonry addition encroaching four feet into the easterly footway of 13th Street south of Reed Street. Bill #247: allow for construction of an enclosed sidewalk café along the easterly side of Passyunk Avenue from South Street to a point south of South Street. Bill #232; Confirm the sale of 860-866 Leithgow Street for commercial development. Bill #254: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Chancellor Street from Broad Street to point 240 feet west of Broad Street. Bill #228: Strike from the City Plan Ditman Street from Aubrey Avenue to Pearson Street. Bill #253: Strike from the City Plan a 10-foot wide strip of ground on the east side of 22nd Street from Race Street to Spring Street. Bill #256: Place on the City Plan a portion of ground on the southerly side of Red Lion Road from Jamison Avenue to a point west of Jamison Avenue. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3) Redevelopment Agreements allowing for the long-term lease of 300 Lancaster Avenue to the Community Education Center; (Street Bill #255) Tabor Place; (Street Bill #263) Ludlow Street; (Street Bill #266) Serota Drive, Serota Place; (City Plan change/Confirmation Plan) Washington Avenue. 

November 3, 1988
Minutes of the meeting of October 20, 1988. Adoption of the “Plan for Center City”. Zoning Board of Adjustment, northwest corner of 15th and Arch Streets, build a 28-story, 950,000 square foot office building. Franklin Institute Urban Renewal Plan: modifications to permit additions to the former Franklin Research Center. Bill #271: Change the zoning of a shopping center at Ford Road near Cranston Road from R-9 Residential to C-7 Commercial. Bill #276: Authorize the conveyance of a City-owned parcel on the south side of 63rd Street east of the Airport High Speed Line to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to Crisconi Oldsmobile for expansion of their dealership. Bill #277: Authorize the City to purchase or condemn a parcel at the southwest corner of Delaware and Columbia Avenue for expansion of Penn Treaty Park. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #262) Saunders Park, area bounded by 38th Street, Market Street, 40th Street, Lancaster Avenue and Hamilton Street; (Property Bill #280) parcel at the intersection of Crawford Street and Ridge Avenue. 

November 17, 1988
Minutes of the meeting of November 3, 1988. Community College of Philadelphia Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: permit construction of a two-story gymnasium and a three-story student life building. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #88-1376, 2-16 Vine Street through to 248-250 N. Delaware Avenue, variances to permit the construction of additions to a four-story building to be used for 110 dwelling units. Bill #286: Grant permission to John O. Downey, trading as Downey’s Drinking House, at 526 S. Front Street and 109-111 South Street, to construct, use and maintain a one-story tall sidewalk café enclosure, not of permanent construction, on the north side of South Street, and the west side of Front Street, directly abutting the building facades. Preliminary and Final Plat, easterly side of 32nd Street form Baring Street to Hamilton Street: construct 22 single family attached dwellings and two two-family attached dwellings of which 12 units do not have street frontage. Bill #281: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Tasker Street from 710 feet west of the Delaware River to the Delaware River. Bill #282: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Moyer Street from Cumberland Street to Almond Street. Bill #234: Strike from the City Plan and vacate an eight-foot wide portion on the southerly side of Washington Avenue from Front Street to Alter Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #272) Appletree Street; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Crawford Street; York Street, Boston Street.

December 1, 1988
Minutes of the meeting of November 17, 1988. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #88-1407, 107-109 Walnut Street through to 140-142 S. Front Street, permit construction of a 60-unit hotel. Bill #301: Change the zoning of a parcel on Ford Road between Cranston and Daphne Roads from R-9 Residential to C-1 Commercial. Bill #303: Amend the Zoning Code regarding outdoor advertising signs for the area bounded by Race Street, 3rd Street, Reed Street and the Delaware River. Bill #302: Authorize the transfer of 1459-1461 N. 62nd Street from the City to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Bill #297: Authorize the transfer of 152-158 W. Logan Street from the City to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to AVF Quality Construction Company to build a storage building and parking.


1987
January 8, 1987
Minutes of the meeting of December 18, 1986. Blight Recertification for the area bounded by 16th Street, Chestnut Street, 17th Street and Ranstead Street. Amendment to the Center City Redevelopment Area Plan to facilitate development of the second phase of the Liberty Place development. Bill #1152: Grant permission to construct, use and maintain a one-story tall enclosed sidewalk café on the southerly side of South Street at 2nd Street extending eight feet into the sidewalk. Bill #1153: Grant permission to construct, use and maintain a one-story tall enclosed sidewalk café on the southerly side of Chestnut Street on the south side of Chestnut Street between Front Street and 2nd Street extending eight feet into the sidewalk. Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: proposed second modification to the 3rd amended Urban Renewal Plan. Bill #1144: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Sheridan Street from point 50 feet north of Annin Street to point 120 feet north of Annin Street. Bill #1146: Confirm the sale of 4701 Chestnut Street to District Council #33 for use as parking. Bill #1147: Confirm the sale of 4628 Market Street to Geriatric & Medical Center, Inc. Item sin Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1142) 1520 Bainbridge Street. 

January 27, 1987
Minutes of the meeting of January 8, 1987. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #87-0058, 1001-1025 Filbert Street, relocation of the Greyhound Bus Terminal to the site of the former Harrison Building. Bills #1171 and #1172: Council amendments to the FY1987-FY1992 Capital Program and FY1987 Capital Budget. Bill #1156: Authorize the transfer of 451 University Avenue from the City to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to the West Philadelphia Community Mental Health Consortium. Bill #1142: Confirm the sale of 1520 Bainbridge Street to Benjamin Sheinbaum. Bill #1175: Authorize the transfer, by the City, to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development of a parcel near Island Avenue, north of the International Airport, to XTL Trucking. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Tulpehocken Street; Cottage Street; (Redevelopment Bill #1169) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Ogontz Associates. 

February 5, 1987
Minutes of the meeting of January 22, 1987. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #87-0058, 1001-1025 Filbert Street, relocation of the Greyhound Bus Terminal to the site of the former Harrison Building. Franklintown Urban Renewal Area: proposal for a shopping center on the south side of Hamilton Street between 15th Street and 20th Street. University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan revision: Increase the height of a formerly approved building and bridge connection to the Medical Education Building. Act 94 Blight Certification for three vacant properties in North Philadelphia. Bill #1070: Amend Section 14-203-1 of the Philadelphia Zoning Code, relating to use regulations in R-2 Residential Districts, by allowed certified public accountants to have an office in their home. 

February 23, 1987
FY1988-FY1992 Capital Program and FY1988 Capital Budget discussion.

March 5, 1987
Minutes of the meetings of February 5 and 23, 1987. Franklintown Urban Renewal Area: proposal for a shopping center on the south side of Hamilton Street between 15th Street and 20th Street. Omnibus amendments to the FY1987-FY1992 Capital Program and 1987 Capital Budget: transfer amendment from 1986; mid-year adjustment amendment. Blight Recertification for the area bounded by Broad Street, 15th Street, Spruce Street and Delancey Street. Amendment to the Center City Redevelopment Area Plan. School District of Philadelphia proposed amended to the FY1986 Capital Budget and FY1987-1992 Capital Program. Proposed Zoning Bill: Vine Street Expressway sign controls. Redevelopment Proposal, first amendment: Liberty Place Hotel, 1650 Market Street, revise the boundaries of the project area. Revised portion of Final Plat, Kings Oak Lane: Subdivide one lot into three lots for construction of three single family detached dwellings. Preliminary and Final Plat, north side of Hartranft Street, 290 feet west of Broad Street: Subdivide to allow for construction of 128 single family detached dwellings. Bill #1192: Change the zoning of 1610-1620 Margaret Street from R-9 Residential to G-2 General Industrial. Bill #1152: Strike from the City Plan Hulseman Street from 20th Street to a dead-end east of 19th Street, and 19th Street from Packer Avenue to a dead-end north of Hulseman Street. Bill #1158: Strike from the City Plan and vacate the southerly 60-foot-wide portion of Passyunk Avenue service road from the Schuylkill River to point 520 feet east of the Schuylkill River. Bill #1161: Strike from the City Plan an irregular portion of the intersection of Stanwood Street and Tabor Avenue. Bill #1166: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Darien Street from Wood Street to Callowhill Street. Bill #1167: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Nectarine Street from 9th to 10th Streets. Bill #1176: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Potts Street from 13th Street to Broad Street. Bill #1180: Strike from the City Plan and abandon a right-of-way, for gas main purposes, in the former Agate Street from Ontario to Tioga Streets. Bill #1201: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Carlisle Street from Race Street to a dead-end 94 feet north of Race Street. Bill #1204: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Warwick Street from Bustleton Avenue to Lewis Street, and strike Lindenhurst Street from Trevose Avenue to Proctor Road. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Ranstead Street; 4th Street, Ranstead Street; Northeast Boulevard; (Final Plat, SD-3796, northeast of the intersection of Midvale Avenue, southeast of the East Falls Regional Rail Line station, construction of 42 single family attached dwellings along Wiehle Street; (Street Bill #1197) Torresdale Avenue.

March 19, 1987
Minutes of the meeting of March 19, 1987. Blight Recertification for the area bounded by Broad Street, 15th Street, Spruce Street and Delancey Street. Amendment to the Center City Redevelopment Area Plan. University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan revision: construction of Lauder Hall/Fischer Hall, a three-story, 21,965-square foot building on the west side of 37th Street between Spruce Street and Locust Walk. Bill #1224: Zoning remapping for Summerdale, area bounded by Oxford Avenue, Roosevelt Boulevard and Langdon Street. 

April 2, 1987
Minutes of the meeting of March 19, 1987. Bill #1207: RC-6 Residential Master Plan, area bounded by Ridge Avenue, the Roxborough Reservoir, the intersection of Henry and Ridge Avenues, Shawmont Avenue and the Schuylkill Valley Nature Center: Change the zoning from R-2 to RC-6 Residential to allow construction of 14 single family units. Parkway Corporation presentation regarding parking in Center City. Bill #986: Amend the Center City Controls section of the Zoning Code by clarifying that one-story kiosks area not a permitted use along Chestnut Street, Walnut Street and South Broad Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Budget Bills #1228 and #1229) FY1987 mid-year amendment; (Budget Bills #1230 and #1231) FY1986 to FY1987 transfer amendment. 

April 16, 1987
Minutes of the meeting of April 2, 1987. Blight Recertification for the area bounded by N. 15th Street, Montgomery Avenue, N. 19th Street and Jefferson Street. Presentation of Historic Preservation recommendations for the Center City Plan. Sale of PIDC-owned land for health care facilities, parking and roadways on a portion of the site of the former Pennsylvania General Hospital, northwest side of Civic Center Boulevard, approximately 1,100 feet northeast of University Avenue. University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan revision; consider the concept to rezone three parcels from various residential classifications to I.D.D. Bill #1235: Amend Sections 14-306-2, 14-308, 14-309 and 14-1403 of the Philadelphia Code, relating to the C-7 Commercial District, Neighborhood Shopping Center District, Area Shopping Center District and parking in commercial districts, by amending the parking requirements in these districts. Eden Hall Final Plat: allow for construction of 25 single family detached dwellings on a private street. Bill #1227: Authorize revising the curb line of the easterly side of 8th Street north of Cecil B. Moore Avenue. 

May 7, 1987
Minutes of the meeting of April 16, 1987. Bill #1207: RC-6 Residential Master Plan, area bounded by Ridge Avenue, the Roxborough Reservoir, the intersection of Henry and Ridge Avenues, Shawmont Avenue and the Schuylkill Valley Nature Center: Change the zoning from R-2 to RC-6 Residential to allow construction of 14 single family units. Update on the “North Philadelphia Plan”. Redevelopment Proposal for the Cecil B. Moore Urban Renewal Plan. Act 94 Blight Certification for acquisition of 76 vacant properties. Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine for 832-834 Race Street. Drexel University Institutional Development District Master Plan revision: allow for construction of a five-story School of Engineering at the southwest corner of 31st and Market Streets. Haddington Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and St. Matthew Housing Development, Inc., for a parcel at the southeast corner of 56th Street and Haverford Avenue to build elderly housing. Haddington Urban Renewal Area: fourth modification to the 7th amended Urban Renewal Plan and Redevelopment Agreement for a parcel at the rear of the southwest corner of 57th and Vine Streets for Opportunities for Aging Housing Corporation III to build elderly housing. Bill #1253; Revise the City Plan in the area bounded by Grays Ferry Avenue, Annin Street and Peltz Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Shunk Street; Tulip Street, drainage right-of-way; Jamison Avenue; 36th Street.

May 21, 1987
Minutes of the meeting of May 7, 1987. Bills #1244 and #1245: City Council changes to the FY1988-FY1993 Capital Program and 1988 Capital Budget. Proposed School District of Philadelphia FY1988 Capital Budget and FY1988-FY1993 Capital Program. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Liberty Place Hotel Associates, LP, to develop a 300-room, 11-story hotel with retail on the first two floors and an underground parking garage for 700 cars. Revised Final Plat, Philmont Meadows: allow for construction of 10 single family, semi-detached dwellings. Bill #1243: Authorize St. Joseph’s University to construct and maintain a pedestrian bridge over and across City Avenue between 54th Street and Cardinal Avenue. Amend the St. Joseph’s University Institutional Development District Master Plan: place a pedestrian bridge with elevator stair tower onto the master plan. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1252) Vine Street Expressway sign controls; (Property Bill #1239) authorize the City to accept title to a parcel of land owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the development of Penn’s Landing.

June 16, 1987
Minutes of the meeting of May 21, 1987. Parking Authority presentation. Center City Height Controls. Bill #1080: Change the zoning of a parcel at the northwest corner of Broad and Hartranft Streets from C-2 Commercial to R-9A Residential. Preliminary Plat, northeast corner of Tabor Avenue and Napfle Street: construct a single-family semi-detached dwelling along a proposed new cul-de-sac and homes along Napfle Street and Tabor Avenue. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Hoe-Levin Partnership for 1129-1130 Walnut Street for construction of offices with retail. Bill #1316: Authorize the transfer of a parcel at the southwest corner of 2nd and Berks Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to American Metal Moulding Co., for business expansion. Bill #1317: Authorize the transfer of two parcels at 3rd and Berks Streets for sale to Truck Parts and Equipment Corporation for business expansion. Bill #1303: Authorize the transfer of a parcel at the southeast corner of University Avenue and Civic Center Boulevard to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Bill #1299: Change the zoning of an area bounded by 28th Street, Susquehanna Avenue, 29th Street and Fletcher Street from R-13 Residential to R-10A Residential. Bill #1313: Strike and vacate a portion of Edgemont Street, York Street, Cumberland Street and Boston Street, and place certain new streets and rights-of-way to allow for construction of a shopping center in the area bounded by Cumberland Street, Richmond Street and Aramingo Avenue. Bill #1331: Place on the City Plan extensions of 49th Street and 50th Street and place a new Jefferson Street and drainage right-of-way as part of PIDC improvements in West Parkside. Preliminary Plat, northeast corner of Byberry Road and Lindsay Street through to Lindenhurst Street: Subdivide to allow for construction of 16 single-family detached dwellings along a 30-foot wide private street. Final Plat, northeast side of Comly Road, 100 feet southeast from Norcom Road: Subdivision to allow for construction of 17 single family detached dwellings on a private street. University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: revise the plans for a propose office building and parking garage by reducing the size and height of the office building, increasing the number of parking spaces in the garage, and relocating and changing the size and number of the proposed curb cuts and driveways. Bill #1308: Allow La Vigna Restaurant, southwest corner of Front and Federal Streets, to expand into the sidewalk permanently. Bill #1341: Allow Giovanni’s Pizza, northwest corner of Castor Avenue and Princeton Street, to expand into the sidewalk permanently. South Central Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Patricia Wilkerson for 2251 Catharine Street for rehabilitation into two dwelling units. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Passyunk Avenue; Ogontz Avenue; 49th Street; (Property Bills #1320, #1321 and #1322) transfer property to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for transfer to U.P.S. Air Hub Terminal; (Street Bill #1323) Island Road; (Zoning Bill #1319) University of Pennsylvania IDD amendment, northwest corner of 40th and Spruce Streets; (Zoning Bill #1318) University of Pennsylvania IDD amendment, area bounded by Schuylkill Expressway, South Street, University Avenue extended and the SEPTA right-of-way; (Street Bill #1340) drainage right-of-way 50 feet wide from A Street to B Street for St. Christopher’s Hospital.

August 13, 1987
Minutes of the meeting of July 15, 1987. Director’s Report: Comfort Inn; 4th and Chestnut Streets. Presentation of “Retail Strategy for Center City”, and background paper for the “Center City Plan”. University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: sixth modification to the 3rd amended Urban Renewal Plan, to permit community centers under the Semi-Public Institutional land use category, and to provide for a change in the proposed treatment of 3500-3510 Lancaster Avenue from acquisition for clearance and redevelopment to acquisition for rehabilitation. Bill #1337: Strike from the City Plan Ditman Street from Aubrey Avenue to point 185 feet north of Aubrey Avenue. Bill #1345: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Uber Street from Callowhill Street to Shamokin Street, and revise the curb lines of Shamokin Street from 19th to 20th Streets. Items in Accord with Previous Plans: (Final Plat, near 10195-10199 Northeast Boulevard, south of Selmer Road: allow for construction of 75 townhouse along private driveways; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Cuthbert Street; Island Avenue; utility right-of-way from the southeast side of State Road, southwest of Fitler Street, to a point 1220 foot southeast of State Road. 

September 10, 1987
Minutes of the meeting of August 13, 1987. Zoning Board of Adjustment, 1525-1529 Locust Street, erect a 19-story office building with 3,157 square feet of ground floor retail. Act 94 Blight Certification for acquisition of 37 vacant properties by eminent domain. Cecil B. Moore Avenue Urban Renewal Plan: Redevelopment Proposal for acquisition of 350 vacant properties for housing rehabilitation and commercial revitalization, and inclusion of language specifying requirements about the income levels of the people who will be houses as a result of this redevelopment action. Bill #1347: Construct a sidewalk café enclosure at 285 S. 52nd Street, abutting and contiguous with, the building façade. 

September 23, 1987
Minutes of the meeting of September 10, 1987. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #87-1158, 9951-9953 Krewstown Road (aka 9945-9949), erect three structures containing 46 apartments with 70 parking spaces. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (ZBA Calendar #87-1303) 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, erect a six-story outpatient medical clinic with two below-grade levels of parking for Children’s Hospital. 

October 8, 1987
Minutes of the meeting of September 23, 1987. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #87-0962, northwest corner of Red Lion Road and Jamison Street, build a six-story building with 79 housing units for the elderly. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Bonaparte Square Associates for 246-254 S. 9th Street, for construction of 16 residential units with 50 underground parking spaces. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #87-1024, southeast of 3rd and Walnut Streets, build a three-story public parking garage with 187 spaces. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #87-1368, Piers 12-24 North, erection of four additions to increase the number of parking spaces at Pier 24 from 200 to 418. Bill #1380: Change the zoning of a parcel on the east corner of Wayne Avenue and Price Street through to Knox Street from R-9A Residential to C-7 Commercial. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1384) Race Street, 6th Street; (Redevelopment Bill #1375) Redevelopment Proposal for Cecil B. Moore Avenue Urban Renewal Area. 

October 22, 1987
Minutes of the meeting of October 8, 1987. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #87-1368, Piers 12-24 North, erection of four additions to increase the number of parking spaces at Pier 24 from 200 to 418. Presentation of Police Administration and Operations Building Study findings. Revised Final Plat, SD-4009, 2800 block of Parrish Street and 2800 block of Ogden Street: construct 45 single family attached buildings. Bill #1376: Strike from the City Plan a ten-foot wide portion on the westerly side of 22nd Street from race Street to Summer Street. Bill #1381: Strike form the City Plan Sedgwick Street from Lincoln Drive to the SEPTA Regional Rail Line right-of-way. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1386) amend Section 14-231 of the Philadelphia Code by deleting Subsection 7 relating to decks and patios; (Final Plat, northeast corner of Byberry Road and Lindsay Street) allow for construction of 16 single family detached dwellings; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Darien Street; 8th Street; Carlisle Street; Torresdale Avenue; Hulseman Street; N. 19th Street, Wagner Avenue; Alter Street, Peters Street, Annin Street, 29th Street. 

November 5, 1987
Meeting cancelled.

November 19, 1987
Minutes of the meeting of October 22, 1987. Proposed Zoning remapping for Powelton Village: area bounded by Market Street, 38th Street, Hamilton Avenue, 31st Street, 30th Street, Powelton Avenue and 32nd Street. Proposed Zoning remapping for Overbrook Farms: area bounded by City Avenue, SEPTA Rail Line, Malvern Avenue, Morris Park and 66th Street. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Arnold and Arlene Schlein for 831-839 South Street and 519 South Street, for construction of 12 residential units. Eastwick Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Ludwig S. Capozzi for parcels 6938-6940 Reedbird Place and a parcel at the northwest corner of 70th Street and Waxwing Place for construction of two single family homes. Bill #1412: Change the zoning of a parcel on the east side of Ridge Avenue, north of Scotts Lane from partly G-2 General Industrial and C-2 Commercial to partly RC-6 Residential and C-2 Commercial. Bill #1403: Authorize the City to transfer 5820-5826 Market Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to the West Philadelphia Electric Company for business expansion. Bill #1405: Authorize the City to transfer a parcel near the southwest corner of Delaware and Oregon Avenues to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to United Parcel Service for use as truck parking. Bill #1408: Authorize the City to transfer a parcel near the southeast corner of Ruan and Leiper Streets to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to the Frankford Aluminum and Window Company to expand their manufacturing capabilities. Bill #1406: Authorize striking from the City Plan the northerly three-foot wide portion of Filbert Street from 13th Street to Juniper Street. Preliminary Plat, parcel on Queen Lane, 146 feet northeast of Midvale Avenue: Subdivide a 3.6-acre parcel to allow for construction of 32 single family semi-detached dwellings on a new City street.

December 3, 1987
Minutes of the meeting of November 19, 1987. Presentation and release of “Final Report; Center City Circulation Study, Phase II – Concourse Study”. University City Urban Renewal Area, Unit #5: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Drexel University for 3314-3316 Race Street for rehabilitation into six apartments. Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: fourth modification to the 6th amended Urban Renewal Plan to change the land use for 1324-1326 S. Patton Street from Residential to Semi-Public Use. Bill #1412: Change the zoning of a parcel east of Ridge Avenue, north of Scotts Lane from partly G-2 General Industrial and C-2 Commercial to partly RC-6 Residential and C-2 Commercial. Bill #1433; Amend the “Special Controls for Center City” section of the Zoning Code by allowing parking as the sole use of a property on the south side of Walnut Street between Dock and 5th Streets. Bill #1436: Grant permission to construct a one-story tall sidewalk café enclosure of permanent construction at the southwest corner of Front Street and Federal Street. Bill #1434: Rezone a parcel on the southeast side of Conshohocken Avenue 291 feet northeast of Ford Road, having frontage along Conshohocken Avenue of approximately 700 feet. Bills #1441 and #1442: Proposed changes to the Industrial Classification in the Zoning Code. Bill #1423: Revise the area bounded by Mifflin Street, Vandalia Street, Snyder Avenue and Water Street. Bill #1427: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Comly Street from Algon Avenue to Conrail. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) area bounded by Cumberland Street, Richmond Street and Aramingo Avenue; Nectarine Street. 

December 16, 1987
Minutes of the meeting of December 3, 1987. Planning Commission Rules of Procedure. First modification to the 6th amended Eastwick Urban Renewal Plan: limit yard setback controls for the northwestern corner of Bartram and Essington Avenues, to 12 feet along Bartram Avenue. Proposed amendment to the School District of Philadelphia FY1998-FY1993 Capital Program and Budget. 


1986
January 9, 1986
Minutes of the meeting of December 19, 1985. Bill #779: Revise the curb line at Allegheny Avenue and Richmond Street. Preliminary Plat, City Plan #397, parcel on the northeasterly side of Red Lion Road, 421 feet southeast of Calera Road: construct 110 single family attached dwellings. Bill #794: Confirm the sale of 2410 Ridge Avenue to Edith Mae Williams for commercial development. Bill #785: Confirm the sale of 2416 Ridge Avenue to Edith Mae Williams for commercial development. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Logan Square Remapping) area bounded by John F. Kennedy Boulevard, the Schuylkill River, the Art Museum Pennsylvania Avenue, Hamilton Street, 20th Street, Callowhill Street, 18th Street, Vine Street and Broad Street; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) drainage right-of-way adjacent to, and eastwardly from, the intersection of Randolph Street and Johnston Street to the westerly right-of-way line of the Delaware Expressway; Cooper Street, water main right-of-way; Bruce Avenue; Rodman Street.

January 23, 1986
Minutes of the meeting of January 9, 1986. Release of working paper “The Future of Center City – Three Scenarios”. School District of Philadelphia proposed amended FY1985-FY1986 Capital Budget and FY1986-FY1991 Capital Program: increase the Budget by $21.3 million, and the Program by $16.8 million, for the Edison High Skills Center, asbestos abatement and alterations and improvements to facilities. Review and comment on the proposed West Diamond Street Historic District. Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan for the 5600 Market Street Urban Renewal Area. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and 11 South Associates for 1101-1145 South Street, for construction of 34 residential units and parking. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan change/Confirmation Plan) Salmon Street.

February 6, 1986
Minutes of the meeting of January 23, 1986. Release of “Capital Program Issue Paper”. Omnibus amendments transferring projects and funds from the FY1985-FY1990 Capital Program and FY1985 Capital Budget to the FY1986-FY1991 Capital Program and the FY1986 Capital Budget. Adjustment amendments modifying the FY1986-FY1991 Capital Program and FY1986 Capital Budget. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2; seventh modification to the 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan to provide for changes in the land use controls for 1001-1051 South Street, to permit increases in the floor area ratio and maximum building heights. Bill #808: Amend Section 14-231 of the Zoning Code relating to “Residential District Rules and Exceptions” by adding a subsection prohibiting elevated decks within the setback of residentially zoned property.  Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #85-1787, 2133 Arch Street through to 103-107 N. 22nd Street, erection of a four-level parking garage containing 50 spaces with 3,000 square feet of retail/commercial space. Bill #807: Confirm the sale of 7101-7109 Stenton Avenue to Nathaniel and Darlene Alston for a carpet store. 

February 20, 1986
Minutes of the meeting of February 6, 1986. FY1987-FY1992 staff recommended Capital Program and Budget. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #86-0117, northeast corner of Ashton and Willits Roads, 217-unit mobile home park. Bill #807: Confirm the sale of 7101-7109 Stenton Avenue to Nathaniel and Darlene Alston for a carpet store. Bill #?: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by rezoning to Institutional Development District areas bounded by South Street, Civic Center Boulevard, Convention Avenue and a portion of the P.G.H. site, and revise the Master Plan to allow construction of a clinical research building. Bill #812: Revise the curb line on the southerly side of Walnut Street, 646 feet east of 38th Street, extending 78 feet eastwardly, to provide a pull-off lane for the Annenberg Center. Bill #814: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Gowen Avenue from Bryan Street to Rural Lane. Items in Accord with Previous Policy; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Laurel Street; Hornig Road. 

March 6, 1986
Minutes of the meeting of February 20, 1986. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #85-1787, 2133 Arch Street through to 103-107 N. 22nd Street, erect a four-level parking garage containing 50 spaces with 3,000 square feet of retail/commercial space. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Ollie Cherniahivsky and Gerald G. Linso for 1024 Spruce Street, for rehabilitation into four two-bedroom apartments. Preliminary Plat and balance of Final Plat, easterly side of Krewstown Road at Walley Avenue through to the Conrail right-of-way: Subdivide a 15-acre parcel for construction of 62 single family detached dwellings. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan change/Confirmation Plan) Keeley Street; (Street Bill #830) Green Street.

March 20, 1986
Introduce new Commissioner Reverend Willie G. Williams. Minutes of the meeting of March 6, 1968. Presentation of 25-year award to David Segal. Release of Recommended FY1982-FY1992 Capital Budget and Capital Program. Bill #615: Strike from the City Plan and vacate 8th Street, from Girard Avenue to Thompson Street, to provide a campus appearance to ensure security, a healthy environment and provide a connection to a widespread facility for the James C. Giuffre Medical Center. Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: second modification to the 2nd amended Urban Renewal Plan for the area bounded by 6th, Race, 7th and the former Charry Street, to modify certain regulations, controls and restrictions on land uses for the American College of Physicians. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Parking Authority to redevelop four parking lots as public parking spaces at 35-51 E. Woodlawn Street, 58 W. Maplewood Mall, parcel at the southeast corner of Greene and Armat Streets, and 18 W. Armat Street. Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: fifth modification to the 5th amended Urban Renewal Plan for 130-132 Delancey Street, provide for a 27-foot landscaped setback and a 60 percent land coverage control and to permit the rehabilitation and extension of a single-family dwelling. Bill #860: Revise the curb grades of Summerdale Avenue from Foulkrod Street to Godfrey Avenue. Bill #844: Place on the City Plan Kauffman Street from 22nd Street to 23rd Street, and Norfolk Street from 23rd Street to 24th Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program Bills #838 and #839) amend the FY1985 Capital Budget and FY1985-FY1991 Capital Program by transferring projects from FY1985; (Capital Program Bills #840 and #841) amend the FY1986 Capital Budget and FY1985-FY1991 Capital Program by adding and decreasing funding for capital projects. 

April 3, 1986
Minutes of the meeting of March 20, 1986. Bills #838 and #839: Amend the Capital Budget and Program by transferring projects form FY1985. Bills #840 and #841: Amend the FY1986 Capital Budget and FY1986-FY1991 Capital Program by adding and decreasing funding for capital projects. Bill #871: Grant permission to Samuel Rappaport, owner of the Victory Building, northwest corner of 10th and Chestnut Streets, to occupy five feet, six inches of the public sidewalk on Chestnut Street west of 10th Street and five feet of public sidewalk of 10th Street north of Chestnut Street. Bill #650: Change the zoning of a parcel on 16th Street, between Dickinson and Tasker Streets, from R-10A Residential to C-7 Commercial to permit erection of a small shopping center. Roxborough Memorial Hospital Institutional Development District Master Plan revision: construction of a four-story, 43,379 square foot medical building. Bill #862: Authorize widening Somerset Street, on the southerly side, from 21st Street to 22nd Street, by 10 feet. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan change/Confirmation Plan) Vine Street.

April 17, 1986
Discussion about alternative Commission meeting space. Bill #851; Authorize the acquisition of a parcel at the northeast corner of 9th and Berks Streets for the Philadelphia Gas Works for use as a parking lot. City Plan #118 and #119: Allow for the construction of two pedestrian bridges across Montgomery Avenue and 9th Street, being 8 foot-wide and 17 feet above street elevation, for Philadelphia Gas Works. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #86-0424, 1525-1520 Locust Street, erection of a 16-story office building with 80,041 square-feet of gross floor area. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the 1125 Partnership for 1125 Spruce Street to rehabilitate into three apartments. Bill #881: Amend the Philadelphia Cod, specifying that tall landfills, regardless of their content in all residential, commercial and industrial districts, be subject to controls of this Code. Bill #878: Strike from the City Plan St. Marks Street from Woodlawn Avenue to Leary Street, and Leary Street from St. Marks Street to 42nd Street, and abandon a drainage right-of-way. Items in Accord with Previous Policy (Redevelopment Bill #875) tenth amended Redevelopment Proposal for the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, to acquire 20 parcels near Strawberry Square, 29th and Dauphin Streets; (Street Bill #897) Pelle Road, Pelle Circle East, Pelle Circle West, portion of Heflin Road. 

May 1, 1986
Minutes of the meeting of April 17, 1986. University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #5: third modification to the 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan, to permit an increase in the maximum land coverage control form 70 percent to 80 percent for a parcel at the southeast corner of 34th and Ludlow Streets, and to permit an increase in the F.A.R. control from four to six point two four for this parcel. West Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the First Episcopal District African Methodist Church for a parcel at the northwest corner of 38th and Market Streets, for construction of a two-story office and headquarters. Blight Recertification and Redevelopment Area Plan for the 22nd Street Commercial Corridor. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #86-9449, 300-304 N. Broad Street, legalization of a two-face, non-accessory outdoor advertising sign. Bill #893; Authorize the City to accept, as a gift, a parcel near the northwest corner of Valley Green Road and Cherokee Street for Fairmount Park purposes. Bill #913: Authorize the City to condemn certain parcels on the west side of 4th Street and Indiana Avenue for parking purposes. Holy Family College Institutional Development District Master Plan revision: permit construction of a two-story, 85,500 square foot student center and expansion of parking facilities. 

May 15, 1986
Minutes of the meeting of May 1, 1986. Review Council changes to Bills #872 and #873; FY1987-FY1992 Capital Program and FY1987 Capital Budget. Review the FY1987-FY1992 School District of Philadelphia Capital Budget and Program. Bill #801: University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan: amend the Zoning maps to change the designation of specific areas to a single designation IDD Institutional Development District; revise the Master Plan to permit construction of a clinical research building. University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #5: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the University of Pennsylvania for a parcel on the southeast corner of 34th and Ludlow Streets, for development of a parking garage and office building. Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: third modification to the 6th amended Urban Renewal Plan for two parcels at the southwest corner of 30th Street and Grays Ferry Avenue and the southwest corner of 29th Street and Grays Ferry Avenue for industrial development. Bill #913: Authorize the condemnation of several parcels near the northwest corner of 5th and Indiana Streets for off-street parking. Bill #920: Authorize the condemnation of 10 parcels on the east side of Ogontz Avenue, between Chew Avenue and Olney Avenue, for expansion of Kemble Park. Bill #934: Authorize revising the lines and grades of the area bounded by Olney Avenue, Park Avenue, Tabor Road and Old York Road. Bill #894: Authorize striking Keyser Street from Price Street to a dead-end south of Price Street. Bill #909: Authorize striking Cottage Street from Aubrey Avenue to Convent Lane. Bill #927: Authorize revising the lines and grades of Old Bustleton Avenue from Winchester Avenue to Welsh Road. 

June 5, 1986
Minutes of the meeting of May 15, 1986. Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, Stage B: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and J.K. Realty Company to develop a one-story, 20,000 square foot auto reconditioning center. Bill #896: Authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating Tomlinson Road from Jamison Avenue to a dead-end at the Conrail right-of-way. Bill #944: Authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating 26th Street from Moore Street to Mifflin Street. Bill #952: Revise the curb lines and grades of Northwestern Avenue, beginning 843 feet northeast of Germantown Avenue, to allow for reconstruction of a bridge across the Wissahickon Creek. Bill #955: Authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating an 18-foot wide portion of Presidential Boulevard, on the southerly side, from Monument Road to Neill Drive. Bill #946: Confirm the sale of 922 N. 4th Street to Fay Goodrich for a single family dwellings. Bill #954: Revise the curb lines and grades on the southwesterly side of Allegheny Avenue from Richmond Street to point 100 feet southeast of Richmond Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Pelle Circle East, Pelle Circle West, Heflin Road; Somerset Street. 

June 17, 1986
Minutes of the meeting of June 5, 1986. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Rouse Urban Housing, Inc. and DEVCO II, Inc., for 5600-5606 Germantown Avenue, for the Pletcher Building, to develop five retail stores and 16 apartments. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Rouse Urban Housing, Inc., for the Dolly Madison site, to develop 32 single family housing units and 32 parking spaces at 4th Street and Orianna Street. University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Chestnut Commons, Ltd., for a parcel at the northwest corner of 34th and Chestnut Streets, for 450 residential units, 340 structured parking spaces and 25,000 square feet of retail. University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Lancaster Mews Associates for rehabilitation of 16 structures on three parcels at the northwest corner of 36th and Warren Streets, 3600-3630 Lancaster Avenue, and a parcel at the northeast corner of 37th and Warren Street. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and French Village Associates for 246-254 S. 9th Street, for construction of 17 residential units and an underground parking structure with 47 spaces. Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and M and PL Associates for 130-132 Delancey Street, for rehabilitation of a two and two-and-a-half story structure, and construction of a four-level addition in the rear. Act 94 Blight Certification to allow acquisition, by eminent domain, of 81 vacant properties in Eastern North Philadelphia for residential rehabilitation and development by the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation. Divinity School Institutional Development District Master Plan revision: permit the construction of two additions to the Educational Complex at 42nd and Spruce Streets. University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Maser Plan revision: allow construction of a one-story, 2,400 square foot central consolidated waste holding facility at the northeast corner of University Avenue and Tri-Institution Service Drive. Temple University Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: construct a five-story, 237-space parking facility at 12th Street and Montgomery Avenue. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #86-0857-64, vicinity of I-95 and S. Broad Street, build eight non-accessory outdoor advertising signs. Bill #989: Accept from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania title and interest for land between the bulkhead line of the Delaware River and the anticipated new easterly right-of-way line of Delaware Avenue opposite Pier 12 through Pier 24 North. Bills #992, #993, #994, #995, #996, #997 and #998: Authorize the City to purchase, in lieu of condemnation, or to select and appropriate 1306 through 1320 Arch Street, and authorize striking and vacating Cuthbert Street from Juniper Street to point 60 feet west of 13th Street. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Development and Mortgage Assistance Corporation for 79 properties in 14 Urban Renewal Areas. Bill #978: Authorize the City to convey to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development a parcel on the northeast corner of 50th Street and Willows Avenue to the West Philadelphia Firehouse Community Market, Inc., to develop a farmer’s market. Bill #980: Authorize the City to convey to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development a parcel at the southeast corner of 3rd and Somerset Streets for marketing for commercial or industrial development. 

July 17, 1986
Minutes of the meeting of July 3, 1986. Temple University Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: permit the construction of a five-story, 237-space parking facility at the northeast corner of 12th Street and Montgomery Avenue. Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: third modification to the 2nd amended Urban Renewal Plan, to allow construction of a 140-room hotel and 442-space parking garage and move theater. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #86-0813, 17th and Callowhill Street, erection of a 19-story, 333-unit apartment structure and 307-space parking garage. 

August 14, 1986
Minutes of the meetings of June 17 and July 17, 1986. Sports Stadium District revision: permit construction of indoor and outdoor football practice fields. Bill #1008: Authorize the reduction in width of Northeast Boulevard from Red Lion Road to Bustleton Avenue. Bill #1016: Authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating Cuthbert Street from 13th Street to a point 42 feet six inches east of Juniper Street. Bill #1015: Authorize the City to purchase, in lieu of condemnation, or to select and appropriate 1300-1304 Arch Street for construction of the new Criminal Justice Center. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Kauffman Street, Norfolk Street; Greene Street; Keyser Street, drainage right-of-way. 

September 11, 1986
Minutes of the meeting of August 14, 1986. Presentation of 25-year certificate to Robert Heisler. Bill #1015: Authorize the City to purchase, in lieu of condemnation, or to select and appropriate 1300-1304 Arch Street for construction of the new Criminal Justice Center. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Planned Parenthood of Pennsylvania for a parcel on the southeast corner of 12th and Locust Streets for construction of a medical clinic and regional headquarters. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Old Kensington Senior Housing Associates for planned parking for adjacent senior citizen’s housing at 316 W. Thompson Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #86-1190, 401-109 Chestnut Street and 400-410 Ranstead Street) allow construction of a 14-story, 140-unit hotel and a 13-story, 461-space public parking garage; (Final Plat, northeasterly side of Red Lion Road, 421 feet southeasterly from Calera Road) subdivide a 9.2-acre parcel to construct 100 single family attached dwellings on confirmed streets. 

September 25, 1986
Presentation of the “30th Street Station Development Study”. 

October 9, 1986
Minutes of the meetings of April 3 and September 11, 1986. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Planned Parenthood of Pennsylvania for a parcel on the southeast corner of 12th and Locust Streets for construction of a medical clinic and regional headquarters. Act 94 Blight Certification to acquire 26 vacant properties for residential rehabilitation by the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation. Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, Upper Stage II: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Edward and Margaret Hastings for a parcel at the southwest corner of Buist and Island Avenues, for development of a 13-space parking lot. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #86-1275, 126-148 N. Delaware Avenue, subdivide two lots into two new lots, demolish existing building, and erect a 10-story, 185-room hotel, accessory parking, and a non-accessory sign on one lot and a parking lot on the other lot. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #86-1009, 231 S. Broad Street, variance request to maintain an outdoor advertising sign and an appeal against the Department of Licenses and Inspections ordering its removal. Bill #1019: Authorize Bell of Pennsylvania to construct and maintain a sculptural prism in, over and above a portion of the footway of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway at the northeast corner of 16th and Arch Streets. Bill #1028: Authorize striking form the City Plan and vacating 36th Street from Moore Street to a drainage right-of-way north of Moore Street. Bill #1029: Authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating a portion of Shunk Street from point 125 feet west of 22nd Street to point 260 feet west of 22nd Street. Bill #1035: Authorize striking from the City Plan Jamison Street from Grant Avenue to a point 860 feet northeast of Grant Avenue. Bill #1010: Amend Section 14-1402 of the Zoning Code by allowing parking of passenger motor vehicles as a main use in residential districts. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1032) 4th Street, Ranstead Street; (City Plan change/Confirmation Plan) Drexel Road; (Street Bill #1018) authorize PGW to construct and maintain two pedestrian bridges across 9th Street and Montgomery Avenue; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) area bounded by Olney Avenue, Park Avenue, Tabor Road and Old York Road; Cayuga Street; (Ogontz Urban Renewal Area) Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan, acquire and rehabilitate four commercial properties as part of a neighborhood shopping center. 

October 23, 1986
Minutes of the meeting of October 9, 1986. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar 386-1275, 126-148 N. Delaware Avenue, subdivide two lots into two new lots, demolish existing building, and erect a 10-story, 185-room hotel, accessory parking, and a non-accessory sign on one lot and a parking lot on the other lot. Bill #1082: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Knights Road, Poquessing Creek, Byberry Road and Woodhaven Road (former Liberty Bell Park) from partly Sports Stadium District and partly R-3 Residential to ASC Area Shopping Center. Bill #1070: Amend Section 14-203-1 of the Zoning Code by allowing certified public accountants’ offices in residential districts. Bill #1068: Change the zoning of the block bounded by Church Street, Boyer Street, Locust Avenue, Devon Street and Wister Street from partly C-2 Commercial and R-9 Residential to R-9 Residential. Bill #1065: Authorize and direct striking from the City Plan and vacating Tulip Street from Adams Avenue to Church Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1056) Ferndale Street, Springview Road; (Street Bill #1075) Ogontz Avenue; (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Gowen Avenue; Northwestern Avenue.

November 6, 1986
Minutes of the meeting of October 23, 1986. Bill #1045: Authorize and direct striking from the City Plan and vacating Ranstead Street from 16th Street to 17th Street. Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, Stage B: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Steamfitter’s Local Union #420 for a parcel at the southeast corner of Eastwick Avenue and Lindbergh Boulevard, for development of a parking lot accessory to a union meeting hall. Bill #1085: Authorize the City to convey to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development a parcel near the intersection of Luzerne Street and Whitaker Avenue for sale for industrial use. Preliminary and Final Plat (SD-5108), parcel on the northerly side of Convent Lane at Torresdale Avenue: Subdivide at 2.3-acre parcel to construct 15 single family detached dwellings on a private street. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan change/Confirmation change) 26th Street. 

November 20, 1986
Minutes of the meeting of November 6, 1986. Bills #1111, #1112, #1113 and #1114: Capital Program and Budget amendments for a senior citizens center at L and Sedgley Streets. Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, Stage 11: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and James Mace, Jr., and Dorothy Mace, for a parcel on the 8300 block of Lindbergh Boulevard, for use as a residential side yard. Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, Stage 11: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church for a parcel on the 8300 block of Lindbergh Boulevard for development of a one-story, 4,920 square foot church. Bill #1051: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the designation of the following area of the City from C-2 Commercial to R-9 Residential: area bounded by Geary Street, Broad Street, Hartranft Street and a line parallel with, and 950 feet west of, Broad Street. Bill #1080: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the designation of the following area of the City from C-2 Commercial to R-9A Residential: northwest corner of Broad Street, having frontage along Hartranft Street of 950 feet. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Walnut Street; Presidential Boulevard, drainage rights-of-way; St. Marks Street, Leary Street, gas main right-of-way, drainage right-of-way; Tomlinson Road, water main right-of-way; Old Bustleton Road, Gregg Street. 

December 4, 1986
Minutes of the meeting of November 20, 1986 Resolution regarding William Batoff’s resignation. Health Sciences Center Institutional Development District: establish a new district on a portion of the former Philadelphia General Hospital site. Bill #1120: Confirm the sale of a City-owned parcel in Bensalem Township near Grant Avenue and I-95 to Samuel Sadtler. Bill #1131: Confirm the sale of 844 Manatawna Avenue to Thomas Lederer and Mary Canavan. Public Property Bill #?: Authorize the transfer of the fee simple interest in the Franklin Institute to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to the Franklin Institute to permit an addition called “The Future Center”. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #86-1643, 416-420 Walnut Street, allow for construction of a six-story library center, Annenberg Research Institute for Judaic and Near Eastern Studies. Bills #1125 and #1126: amend the FY1986-FY1991 Capital Program and Capital Budget by decreasing the projects in certain departments. Bills #1127 and #1128: amend the FY1987-FY1992 Capital Program and Capital Budget by adding and decreasing projects in certain departments. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Ogontz Avenue Urban Renewal Area) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Ogontz Associates for 7101, 7121, 7169 and 7171 Ogontz Avenue. 

December 18, 1986
Minutes of the meeting of December 4, 1986. Presentation of the new 1987 Commission calendar. Progress report on “The North Philadelphia Plan”. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: second modification to the 2nd Urban Renewal Plan, revising the Commercial A land use category to permit residential use at the ground floor at 14-20 W. Chelten Avenue. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #86-1698, north side of Hartranft Street, 290 feet west of Broad Street, build 128 single family homes on private streets. Bill #1137: Amend Bill #705, approved by the Commission on 10/24/85, by deleting a property which was not needed, nor intended, in a small neighborhood park. Bill #1140: Confirm the sale of 912 N. 4th Street to Edward Wappes and Dale Stockbower for residential use. Bill #1138: Authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating the legally open portions of 19th Street and Wagner Avenue. 


1985
January 10, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of 12/20/1984. Release of “Philadelphia’s Plan for River Recreation.” Capital Program Transfer amendment: transfer unspent funds from the FY1984-1989 Capital Program and Capital Budget to the FY1985-1990 Capital Program and Budget. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and RHK Joint Venture for 59-73 W. Chelten Avenue, for rehabilitation of six stores facing Chelten Avenue and two facing Greene Street. Strawberry Mansion Urban Renewal Area, North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, unit #1: modification to the Urban Renewal Plan and Redeveloper’s Agreement with ED-WARD Construction Company and the Philadelphia Housing Authority, for construction of 30 single family housing units on parcels 16 and 26, in the vicinity of Lehigh Avenue, Ridge Avenue and Robin Dell East. Bustleton Zoning remapping: change the zoning for an area bounded by Pennypack Creek, Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line, Alburger Avenue, Welsh Road and the New York Short Line Branch/Conrail. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (reconsideration of Drexel University Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment) construct a 17-story dormitory and an 8,180 square foot student dining facility at 34th and Arch Streets and 33rd and Chestnut Streets; (Final Plat, area southeast from Clyde Lane and Thomas Mill Drive) Subdivide a parcel to build 21 single family dwellings; (Final Plat, southeast of Northeast Boulevard, 130 feet southwest of Tomlinson Road extended, in Somerton) Subdivide a parcel to construct 152 single family semi-detached dwelling units. Bill #409: Confirm the sale of 331 W. Wildey Street to Frank Slesinski for yard expansion. 

January 24, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of January 10, 1985. Bustleton Zoning remapping: area bounded by Pennypack Creek, Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line Alburger Avenue, Welsh Road and the New York Short Line Branch/Conrail. Capital Program amendment: transfer unspent funds from the FY1984-1989 Capital Program and Capital Budget to the FY1985-1990 Capital Program and Budget, to add new projects and to decrease amounts in existing projects. Washington Square West, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and John Acciavatti for 1001-1051 South Street, to build a 22,000-square foot supermarket, 72,000 square feet of retail stores and a 260-car public parking facility. East Temple Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: fourth modification to the Urban Renewal Plan, for the area bounded by Montgomery Avenue, Franklin Street, Columbia Avenue and 8th Street, modify the residential land use to include semi-public institutional uses. Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Historical Developers, Inc., for 117-125 N. 8th Street, for rehabilitation of the Charles Building to be uses as a relocation resource for the Convention Center relocatees. Status report of “The Center City Plan.” Amendment to the Frankford Hospital (Torresdale Division) Institutional Development District Master Plan: permit construction of a three-to-five story medical building on the southwest side of Red Lion Road, northwest of Knights Road. Bill #304: Confirm the sale of 3327 D Street to Burton Photo, Inc., for accessory parking. 

January 31, 1985
Position paper on the Capital Program. 

February 7, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of January 24, 1985 and Special meeting of January 31, 1985. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and John Acciavatti for 1001-1051 South Street, to build a 30,000-square foot supermarket, 10,000 square feet of retail stores and a 260-car public parking facility. Bills #421 and #422: FY1985-1990 Capital Budget and Program amendment to provide further funds for completing the automation of the Free Library’s data operations. Bill #425: Authorize the purchase of property located near Cobbs Creek Parkway and Market Street in Upper Darby Township for a maintenance facility for Fairmount Park. Bill #430: Authorize the City to accept as a gift the Glen Foerd Estate located at the northeast corner of State Road and Grant Avenue for recreation. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #85-0052 and #85-0053, 2-10 Catharine Street, 750-816 S. Delaware Avenue, and 779-815 S. Swanson Street, erect 150 condominium units with 193 parking spaces. Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation for nine parcels for development as an industrial park. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Pennsylvania School for the Deaf for 5418 Greene Street, for rehabilitation of a building into two residential rental apartments for faculty / staff. Bill #412: Authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating a portion of Grovers Avenue from 71st Street to Holbrook Street. Bill #432: Confirm the sale of 7225-7229 Whitaker Avenue to Philp Morman and Benjamin Goldfarb. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #427) amend the Central Germantown Urban Renewal Plan, providing for revisions to the land use controls and conformity with a sign control ordinance, and updating the proposed land use map and land acquisition map, including deleting 39 properties from acquisition and adding acquisition of 5439-5441 Germantown Avenue and 14-20 W. Chelten Avenue for rehabilitation, and authorizing certain expressly designated condemnation proceedings; (Zoning Bill #431) Point Breeze remapping for an area bounded by Washington Avenue, Broad Street, Moore Street and 25th Street; (Zoning Bill #441) Bustleton Zoning remapping for an area bounded by Pennypack Creek, Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line, Alburger Avenue, Welsh Road and Conrail line; (Street Bill #428) Huntingdon Street; (Redevelopment Bill #422) Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #4, third amendment to the Urban Renewal Plan to change the land use of 117-125 N. 8th Street from Public to Commercial; (Confirmation Plans) Marshall Street; Auburn Street. 

February 21, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of February 21, 1985. Presentation and release of “Socio-Economic Characteristics for Philadelphia Census Tracts – 1980 & 1970.” Bill #430: Authorize the City to accept as a gift the Glen Foerd Estate located at the northeast corner of State Road and Grant Avenue for recreation. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and 260 S. 11th Street Partnership to rehabilitate 260 S. 11th Street into two units and a commercial storefront. Bill #438: Confirm the sale of 1528-1530 Sansom Street to American Investors Realty Association for a restaurant and bar. Bill #413: Place on the City Plan Wiehle Street, from Indiana Queen Lane to a dead-end turnaround, and a right-of-way for drainage purposes, and repeal Bill #675. Bill #450: Strike from the City Plan Ravine Avenue, a paper street, from Bell’s Mill Road to Hillcrest Avenue, and place on the City Plan a drainage right-of-way along an existing stream. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Bill #460) Bustleton Zoning remapping, for an area bounded by Pennypack Creek, Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line, Alburger Avenue, Welsh Road and Conrail line. 

March 1, 1985
Capital Program for FY1985 and Capital Program for 1986-1991.

March 7, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of February 21, 1985. Bill #374: Amend Section 14-203 of the Philadelphia Zoning Code relating to the R-2 Residential District by permitting child day care facilities for up to six children as a matter of right and allowing up to 11 children with a certificate, and provide for a definition of “Child Day Care Facilities.” Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Todd M. Brown for 205 E. Church Lane, to allow for rehabilitation of a single family property for residential use. Accept as a gift 660-664 W. Rittenhouse Street for use as parkland. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Bill #476) Zoning remapping for Bella Vista, area bounded by South Street, 6th Street, Washington Avenue and 11th Street. Transfer three properties from the School District of Philadelphia to the City: Darrah School annex and playground, facilitate redevelopment into a cooperative housing development of 32 units; Hawthorne School, development of 55 apartments; Crispin School, demolish to create an addition to the adjacent Recreation Department facility. 

March 21, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of March 1 and March 7, 1985. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Locust, Camac, St. James Partnership for 1225 to 1233 Locust Street, 1220-1222 St. James Street and 206 S. Camac Street, for a mixed used development with commercial retail and residential spaces. Zoning Board of Adjustment, 1924-1928 Chestnut Street, erect an automated parking garage containing 242 spaces. Bill #469: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Commerce Street from 20th Street to 21st Street. Bill #306: Confirm the sale of 841 S. 2nd Street to Herbert Glass for commercial development. Bill #474: Confirm the sale of 3635 N. 17th Street to John Cooper for residential development. Bill #475: Confirm the sale of 1604 Federal Street to John Glynn for residential development. Bill #477: Confirm the sale of 252 Richmond Street to Lawrence Downey for a garden. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plan) Alexandra Lane; (City Plan changes) Alter Street; Peters Street; Annin Street; 28th Street.

April 4, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of March 21, 1985. Resolution regarding land use policy for the 13th and Callowhill Industrial District. Bill #496: Convey the site of the former Philadelphia General Hospital to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to market for development of various health care facilities. Bill #505: Confirm the sale of 2244 N. 30th Street to Ruben Green for off-street parking. 

April 18, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of April 4, 1985. Revision to the Temple University Institutional Development District Master Plan: construct a four-story computer facility at the northeast corner of 12th Street and Montgomery Avenue. Zoning Board of Adjustment, 1924-1928 Chestnut Street, erect an automated parking garage containing 242 spaces. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and National Alliance of Postal Workers for parcel 12 at 56th Street and Haverford Avenue in the Haddington Urban Renewal Area. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Shared Housing Resource Center, Inc., for 312-334 Mechanic Street in the Morton Urban Renewal Area. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Germantown Interfaith Housing, Inc., for 14-20 W. Chelten Avenue in the Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Unico Village, Inc., for parcel 8A at the southeast corner of Medowlark Place near 73rd Street. Authorize transfer of 829-871 N. 4th Street to the Redevelopment Authority. School District of Philadelphia proposed FY1985-1986 Capital Budget and FY1986-1991 Capital Program. Bill #516: Authorize and direct striking from the City Plan and vacating Bruce Avenue from Blue Grass Road to Marshall Street. 

May 2, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of April 18, 1985. Release of “Community Upper Schuylkill Waterfront District Plan,” and “Community Development Strategies for New Housing Areas in North Philadelphia.” Bill #521: Authorize transfer to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development of a parcel at the northwest corner of 16th and Taster Streets to Percy Fields for commercial development. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plan) Wiehle Street. Bill #533: Strike from the City Plan a portion of Ludlow Street from 17th Street to point 198 feet east of 17th Street. 

May 16, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of May 2, 1985. Bills #512 and #513: City Council changes to the FY1986-1991 Capital Program and FY1986 Capital Budget. Amend the FY1985-1990 Capital Program and FY1985 Capital Budget by decreasing various projects and amounts as offsets to the proposed City Council increases to the FY1986-1991 Capital Program and FY1986 Capital Program. Bill #558: Rezone a parcel on the southwest side of Presidential Boulevard at Neill Drive from C-3 Commercial to R-12 Residential. Osage Redevelopment Area, bounded by Pine Street, 62nd Street, Addison Street and Cobbs Creek Parkway: Blight Certification and Redevelopment Area Plan. Ellsworth City/State Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Holy Trinity Baptist Church Restoration Corporation, Inc., for Parcel #1 at the southeast corner of 21st and Ellsworth Streets and 1110-1112 S. 20th Street, for construction of a nine-story residential building. Franklin Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Sol & Esther Friedson T/A Semco Equipment for 806-808 Callowhill Street rear, to develop off-street parking and loading. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Eugene B. LeFevre for 936 Irving Street and 228 S. Delhi Street, for a new single family residence and rehabilitation of a single family residence. Bill #537: Authorize the purchase of land near the southwest corner of Oregon Avenue and Delaware Avenue to add to Pier 98 South Annex auto terminal. University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: modify the Urban Renewal Plan by eliminating the height limit of 150 feet, and approve a Redevelopment Agreement with Ernest A. Edwards, Jr., to permit construction of 488 residential units plus parking garages and a commercial building. Bill #527: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Cooper Street from Sarah Street to a dead-end northeast of Sarah Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #522) Parker Avenue; (Street Bill #526) Market Street.

June 6, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of May 16, 1985. Release of “Plan for Philadelphia Riverfronts.” Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: resolution endorsing the Redevelopment Authority as the developer of nine houses for residential relocatees resulting from the Convention Center construction. Act 94 Blight Certification to acquire, by eminent domain, 566 vacant properties for residential rehabilitation in Lower and Upper North Philadelphia, South Philadelphia, West Philadelphia, Bridesburg, Kensington, Richmond, Olney, Oak Lane, Germantown, Southwest Philadelphia and the Near Northeast. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Advocate Community Development Corporation for construction of 20 housing units on 16 parcels on the 1700 block of Page Street. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: first modification to the second amended Urban Renewal Plan, for acquisition of seven properties, and portions of two alleys, under Act 94, and sale of the resulting land for development of low/moderate income housing. Osage Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan to rebuild houses on the 6200 block of Osage Avenue. Bill #593: Amend Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code by amending and adding provisions to Section 14-1606, entitled “Flood Plain Controls,” to conform with the regulations of the Department of Community Affairs. Bill #594: Authorize revising the lines and grades of two portions of the City Plan by widening Drexel Road on the easterly side, southeastwardly from City Avenue. Preliminary Plat, parcel located on the northerly side of Norwalk Road, west of Bustleton Avenue: build 16 single family semi-detached dwellings. Proposed amendment to the FY1986-1991 Capital Program and the FY1986 Capital Budget: add $2 million to FY1986 for Pier 84 South and subtract $2 million for FY1986, line 19, Tioga Marine Terminal Improvements. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation plans) Ludlow Street; Chenango Street, Sophia Street; (Haddington Urban Renewal Area, unit #1) second modification to the seventh amended Urban Renewal Plan, change in land use for Parcel 12, southeast corner of 56th Street and Haverford Avenue, from Commercial to Residential Commercial, and change the maximum density from 59 to 70 dwelling units per acre; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #588 and #589): amend the FY1985-1990 Capital Program and FY1985 Capital Budget by decreasing various projects and amounts totaling $5.2 million of City tax-supported funds, as offsets to City Council additions to the FY1986-1990 Capital Program and FY1986 Capital Budget. (Zoning Bill #601): create a new Residential zoning classification that will accommodate stacked townhouses of five stories or less; (Temple University IDD Master Plan amendment) construct a four-story computer facility at the northeast corner of 12th Street and Montgomery Avenue; (Property Bill #576) 1709 Wallace Street. 

June 20, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of June 6, 1985. Open Space resolution. Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit 4: General plans and specifications for a parcel #5A at the northeast corner of 9th and Race Streets, for a program of the Redevelopment Authority, for the construction and sale for mixed use residential purposes. East Poplar Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Suburban Development Corporation for construction of office space and retail/commercial space on a parcel at the northwest corner of Poplar and Marshall Streets and 949-977 Marshall Street. East Temple Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Crime Prevention Association for construction of the R.W. Brown Boys Club on the block bounded by Columbia Avenue, 8th Street, Montgomery Avenue and Franklin Street. East Temple Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Modify the Urban Renewal Plan to allow for no off-street parking. Bill #606: Change the zoning for the block bounded by Columbia Avenue, 8th Street, Montgomery Avenue and Franklin Street. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and David Slovic for rehabilitation of 1213-1215 Locust Street for architectural offices. Bill #611: Change the zoning of the block bounded by Lehigh Avenue, 22nd Street, Somerset Street and 21st Street from partly G-2 Industrial and C-6 Commercial to ASC Area Shopping Center. Bill #615: Strike from the City Plan and vacate 8th Street from Girard Avenue to Thompson Street. Bill #613: Authorize striking from the City Plan and abandoning a portion of the drainage right-of-way through the Whitman Shopping Center. Bill #610: Confirm the sale of 1319 Parrish Street to Walter Livingston for off-street parking. Bill #609: Confirm the sale of 427 Brown Street to Daniel and Patricia Liddy for residential use. Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement to change the developer partnership, for rehabilitation of 260 S. 11th Street into apartments and a commercial storefront. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes) Commerce Street; Cottage Street; (Street Bill #616) Appletree Street; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #632 and #633) amend the FY1986 Capital Budget and FY1986-1991 Capital Program by reducing line item #19 Tioga I Marine Terminal Improvements by $2 million in City self-sustaining funds in FY1986. 

July 18, 1985
Minutes of the Meeting of June 20, 1985. Presentation of “Center City Circulation Study: Streets and Sidewalks,” “Proposed Interim Changes to Center City Zoning Districts,” and “The Demolition/Vacant House Treatment Study.” Presentation and release of draft policy paper “Community Based Residential Facilities.” University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: modifications to the height and site coverage controls for development at the northwest corner of 34th Street and Walnut Street. Bills #634 and #635: amend the FY1985-1991 Capital Program and FY1985 Capital Budget by decreasing and increasing projects and amounts. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: first modification to the second amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and McFarland Landscape Services, Inc., for 218-220 E. Church Lane and 214 E. Church Lane for business expansion. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Theodore S. Smith for 226-230 E. Church Lane and 222 E. Church Lane for business expansion. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Portico Gardens Association for 918-920 Spruce Street for rehabilitation of 11 residential properties. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #85-0787, 8816 Ridge Avenue, for construction of 26 two-story, single family dwellings. Bill #642: Strike from the City Plan and vacate a portion of Vine Street from Delaware Avenue to Water Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation plans) Hellerman Street; Huntingdon Street; (Street Bill #612) Salmon Street; (Street Bill #617) Rodman Street; (Bill #624) Hornig Road extension.  

August 15, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of July 18, 1985. Executive Director’s Report: (Zoning Bill #650) rezone an area at 1th and Tasker Streets; (Zoning Bill #652) new family day care amendment to the Zoning Code; (Zoning Bill #653) rezone the area around Front Street and Erie Avenue for a new St. Christopher’s Hospital. Adoption of “Community Based Residential Facilities Study.” The Lafayette Institutional Development District Master Plan revision: construct a 31,700-square foot parking lot and entrance canopy at the northwest side of Verree Road and Shady Lane. Preliminary and Final Plat, southwest side of Pine Road, 456 feet southeast of Lee Lyn Lane: construct seven single family detached dwellings in Philadelphia and two single family detached dwellings in Abington Township. Revised Preliminary Plat, Springview Road south of Alicia Street: build 14 single-family detached dwellings. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation plans) Devereaux Avenue; Appletree Street. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #85-1126, 148-150 Broad Street, variances and a use certificate to permit construction of a 10-story building containing eight floors of parking and one floor of retail commercial.

September 12, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of August 15, 1985. Proposed amendments to the FY1986-1991 Capital Program and Budget and the FY1985-1990 Capital Program and Budget: add three projects under the Department of Commerce totaling $3 million and decrease eight projects as offsets for the same amount. Franklin Institute Urban Renewal Area: modification to the Urban Renewal Plan to provide for a change in land use, for the Franklin Research Center, northwest corner of 20th and Cherry Streets, from Institutional to Commercial. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (University of Pennsylvania IDD Master Plan revision) northwest corner of 34th and Walnut Streets, construct a 4 ½ story administrative computer facility with a food court. 

September 26, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of September 12, 1985. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #85-1451, 1301-1325 Filbert Street, variance request to permit construction of a 29-story Criminal Justice Center. Blight Recertification and Redevelopment Area Plan for the West Philadelphia – Market Street Redevelopment Area bounded by Chestnut, Arch, 54th and 63rd Streets. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #85-1126, 148-150 N. Broad Street, request for variance and a use certificate to permit construction of a 10-story building containing eight floors of parking, one floor of offices and one floor of retail commercial. Center City working paper “Center City and Its People.” West Poplar/North Allen Urban Renewal Area: fourth modification to the Urban Renewal Plan to change the land use for Parcel 1, bounded by Girard Avenue, 11th Street, Harper Street and 12th Street, from residential to commercial, and Parcel 4, bounded by Girard Avenue, 10th Street, Harper Street and 11th Street, from residential to institutional. 

October 10, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of September 26, 1985. Center City working paper “The Economy of Center City.” Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #85-1451-25, variance request to permit the construction of a 29-story Criminal Justice Center. Consultant presentation: Northeast Philadelphia Transportation Study “New York Short Line Passenger Rail Feasibility Study.” Blight Recertification and Redevelopment Area Plan for the West Philadelphia-Market Street Redevelopment Area bounded by Chestnut, Arch, 54th and 63rd Streets. University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: modification to the Urban Renewal Plan to permit adaptive re-use of institutional properties which are historically significant. Amend the FY1986 Capital Budget and FY1986-1991 Capital Program to add $2.5 million for Crash and Rescue Station, with an offset coming from Improvements to International Service. Bill #676: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the zoning designation from R-5 Residential to C-7 Commercial in the area on the northeast side of Ridge Avenue, 633 feet northwest of Wigard Avenue. West Poplar/North Allen Urban Renewal Area: fourth modification to the Urban Renewal Plan to change the land use for Parcel 1, bounded by Girard Avenue, 11th Street, Harper Street and 12th Street, from residential to commercial, and Parcel 4, bounded by Girard Avenue, 10th Street, Harper Street and 11th Street, from residential to institutional. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Shirley Mounty for 258 S. 11th Street, for rehabilitation into one first floor commercial unit and two residential units on upper floors. Bill #669: Confirm the sale of 30 S. 44th Street to Paul DiCicco for commercial development. Bill #673: Confirm the sale of 1259-1263 S. Patton Street to James DeIenno, Sr. Bill #674: Confirm the sale of 1253 S. Patton Street to James DiIenno, Sr. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation plans) Ravine Avenue; Parker Avenue; (Property Bill #670) 914-916 S. 52nd Street; (Property Bill #675) 1030 S. Bouvier Street; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #682, #683, #684 and #685) add three projects to the Department of Commerce, totaling $3 million, and decrease eight projects as offsets for the same amount. 

October 24, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of October 10, 1985. Center City working paper “Urban Form of Center City.” Franklin Institute Urban Renewal Area: modification to the Urban Renewal Plan to provide for a change in land use of the Franklin Research Center, northwest corner of 20th and Cherry Streets, from Institutional to Commercial. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Germantown Interfaith Housing, Inc., for 8-18 W. Maplewood Mall, to build a parking lot to accompany development of the Barker Building. Bill #713: Authorize the City to transfer two parcels, one at the northeast corner of 7th and Poplar Streets, and one on the westerly side of 6th Street, south of Girard Avenue, to the Redevelopment Authority for a commercial and office development. Bill #677: Authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating Laurel Street from Penn Street to the Pierhead Line of the Delaware River. Bill #705: Authorize condemnation of a parcel at the northwest corner of 22nd and Ontario Streets for recreation. Bill #706: Authorize placing on the City Plan a utility right-of-way on the southeasterly side of State Road 270 feet southwest of Fitler Street. Bill #715: Authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating Orianna Street from Vine Street to Wood Street. Old City Redevelopment Area, unit #1: review of Council Bill #596 which transfers Parcel #2 from the Redevelopment Authority to the City for a SEPTA bus turnaround. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #704) amend Bonus Provisions of the Code for classifications R-16, RC-3, RC-4, RC-5, C-4 and C-5; (Balance of Final Plat, SD-464, block bounded by Red Lion Road, Wilber Street, Greymont Street and Haldeman Avenue) subdivide to allow for construction of 26 single family semi-detached dwellings along Alexandra Lane. 

November 7, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of October 24, 1985. Mantua Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Crime Prevention Association of Philadelphia for Parcels #159 and #160, on the 3500 block of Haverford Avenue, to construct a community center. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and 925 Spruce Associates for 925 Spruce Street, for rehabilitation into three one-bedroom apartments. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Recertification of Strawberry Mansion XI and Target Area and the tenth amended Redevelopment Proposal, for acquisition and demolition of 11 properties and acquisition and rehabilitation of nine properties in the vicinity of the Strawberry Square Shopping Center. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #85-1604, 101 E. Olney Avenue, variance request to permit the construction of a shopping center. University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan revision: to construct a five-story, 31,728-square foot building and 23 parking spaces, known as the Wharton Executive Education Center, at the northeast corner of 38th and Spruce Streets. Consultant presentation: Northeast Philadelphia Transportation Study “New York Short Line Passenger Rail Feasibility Study.

November 21, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of November 7, 1985. Expansion of the University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District to include construction of a Clinical Medical Research Building; sale of 1.2 acres of the former PGH site from the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to the University of Pennsylvania; expansion of the IDD boundaries to include parcels totaling 12.5 acres including portions of the former PGH site formerly sold to the University and the University Museum, Hilton Hotel and 1.2 acres of the PGH site. Bills #732 and #733: Amend the FY1986-1991 Capital Program and FY1986 Capital Budget by increasing and decreasing projects in various departments. University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #5: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and 3310 Race Associates for 3310 Race Street, for rehabilitation into six apartments. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: sixth modification to the first amended Urban Renewal Plan to revise treatment for 248-254 S. 9th Street from Acquisition for Rehabilitation to Acquisition for Clearance, to permit development of residential structures with underground parking. Bill #719: Authorize striking from the City Plan and vacating a portion of Cayuga Street from Ramona Street to the Conrail right-of-way. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #723 and #724) proposed amendments to the FY1986-1991 Capital Program and FY1986 Capital Budget, add to FY1985 $2.5 million in Line 1, Crash and Rescue Station at Philadelphia International Airport, and offset with a $253,000 removal from Line 3 Improvements to International Services. 

December 5, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of November 21, 1985. Planning Commission 1986 meeting schedule. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #85-1734, 1801-1813 Arch Street, allow for construction of a 34-story office building and a two-story addition to a parking garage. Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: Redevelopment Agreement between the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation for Parcel #7, southeast corner of 9th and Race Streets, for construction of 14 residential/commercial structures along 9th Street. Bills #766 and #767: Authorize the City to acquire from the State, and a subsequent transfer by the City to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, two parcels south of the International Airport in Tinicum Township for a United Parcel Service air freight terminal. Bill #653: Change the zoning at the southwest corner of B Street and Erie Avenue from G-2 General Industrial to C-3 Commercial to permit development by St. Christopher’s Hospital. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and 12th and Locust Joint Venture Associates for Parcel #20, northeast corner of 12th and Locust Streets, for development of an eight-story building containing 119 residential units, with below grade parking, with the rehabilitation of the S.S. White Building into 88 residential units and 37 parking spaces. 

December 19, 1985
Minutes of the meeting of December 5, 1985. Release of “Community Based Residential Facilities.” Release of “The Political and Community Service Boundaries of Philadelphia.” Subdivision for Hunter’s Pointe, phase two: amendment to the residential development plan for 202 dwelling units. Haddington Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: third modification to the seventh Urban Renewal Plan, to change the land use for Parcels #5 and #20 to permit a commercial use. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2; Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Shamrock Associates for 1011 Pine Street for rehabilitation into two dwelling units. Gray’s Ferry Urban Renewal Area: second modification to the sixth Urban Renewal Plan, to permit certain revisions for Limited Industrial land use controls to allow Diamond Tool Company to construct an industrial building. Bill #763: Revise the City Plan to permit construction of the Vine Street Expressway from 18th Street to the Delaware Expressway. Bill #762: Revise the grades of Keely Street from Henry Avenue to Lawnton Street. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: Grovers Avenue. 


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