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142.4 City Charter Commission,

Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, 1951.

The Charter is the basic document that mandates the structure and functioning of the City Government.


145.3 City Planning Commission

Capital Program, 1945/1950-1968/1973, 1970/1975-1993/1998, 1995/2000-1997/2002

Each volume , covering a six-year period, outlines policy, general plans, and estimated costs of capital improvements intended by City; data supplied for each project and for City departments in charge of completing them; also are included various supporting analyses and recommendations.1967-1922 and following also contain Board of Public Education Capital Program.


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145.4 City Planning Commission

Area Redevelopment Publications, 1948-1985.

Proposed plans and maps for redevelopment areas throughout City.


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145.5 City Planning Commission

Reports Issued by the City Planning Commission,1930-1994

Subjects include airports, population, housing, land use, zoning, schools, recreation, highways, expressways, traffic studies, redevelopment plans, census tract information, and reports on other specific topics.


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145.6 City Planning Commission

Reports Received by the City Planning Commission, 1943-1992.

Prepared chiefly by the Fels Institute of the University of Pennsylvania, Health and Welfare Council of Philadelphia; Urban Land Institute, Washing, D. C.; and various engineering firms the subjects include population, land use, parking garages, public health zoning, analysis of traffic, planning in other cities, and reports on other specific subjects.


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145.10 City Planning Commission

Public Information Bulletins, 1946-1971

Cover various subjects including population distribution, characteristics and trends; assessed and market values of real estate, industrial and retail trade, housing, land use, recreation sites, mobility, population and housing trends and statistics.


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161.1 Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority

Publications and Reports, 1949-1970, 1978.

Publications and reports the City’s various redevelopment and renewal areas prepared by various consulting agencies.


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161.4 Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority

Redevelopment Proposals, 1949-1976.

Proposals and amended proposals submitted for various redevelopment areas submitted by the Redevelopment Authority.


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161.5 Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority

Community Renewal Program, Publications and Reports, 1963-1972.

Reports and publications relating to topics such as dispersal of relocated cases, potentials areas for application of programs of the Department of Licenses and Inspections, housing and socio-economic characteristics, application of operations research to city planning, plans for development activities, areas of the City for intensive housing inspection activities ,housing analysis, impact relocation on people, impact of low income housing provisions in Philadelphia ,Philadelphia’s position in the regional and national economy ,housing needs, inventories of social resources of various areas of City, Philadelphia’s living patterns, incidence of poverty in Philadelphia ,the community renewal program, economic development, economic impact of Philadelphia’ s institutes of higher education, the Negro housing problem, relocation of business and industrial firms, technical and progress reports.


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171.1 City Charter Revision Commission

Transcripts of Public Hearings, 1973.

The Commission consisted of 11 members appointed by the Mayor and Council in December 1972, under authority of an ordinance of May 20, 197, to study problems concerning the Home rule Charter and make recommendations for its revision.. The transcripts include testimony on legal and administrative proposals for changes before the Commission.


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176.2 City Charter Review Advisory Committee

Transcripts of Public Hearings, 1987-1988.

A nine-member committee appointed by the President of city Council as an advisory body of City Council, as Committee of the Whole, pursuant to a Resolution of April 17, 1986, which was directed to hold public hearings , make a detailed study of problems relating to the Home Rule Charter and recommend to the Committee of the Whole any amendments, revisions, changes or other modifications which the Advisory Committee deemed warranted and to submit its recommendations to the Mayor and public-at-large at the same time it submitted them to the Committee of the Whole. Transcripts of public hearings through the City.


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176.3 City Charter Review Advisory Committee

Statements Made to City Charter Review Advisory Committee, 1987.

Statements of testimony made during the public hearings.


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225.2 Delaware River Joint Commission

Delaware River Port Authority, Reports and Publications, 1921-1975.

Covers such topics as construction proposals for Delaware River (Benjamin Franklin Bridge), Delaware River Port development ,Delaware River crossing needs, waterfront resources, transportation, concourse improvements of Locust Street Subway, and economic feasibility of improved rail commuter service between Philadelphia and Atlantic City.

   
   

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