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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, to 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, to 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: For 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: 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: 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 the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development 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 the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development 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 the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to Mary DeStefano for use as valet parking. * Bill #990755: Authorize the conveyance of 1604-1644 N. American Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development  for sale to Drexel Foods, Inc., for business expansion. * Bill #990764: Authorize the conveyance of 5751 N. Broad Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development  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 the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. 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: 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, eighth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 8th amended Urban Renewal Plan for acquisition for commercial and industrial reuse and residential rehabilitation. * Franklin Urban Renewal Area, fourth 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, to 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 the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. 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, Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation. 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, Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation 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 the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development 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 the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development 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 the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development 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 the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation 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, and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation. * 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 the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for conveyance to Sysco Foods. * Bill #270268: Authorize the conveyance of two City-owned parcels at 1630-1632 Ridge Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development 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 the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development 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.: 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, to 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 the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development 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, to 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: Build 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: Rehabilitate 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: Authorize and direct 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: Authorize and direct 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 on 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: Authorize and direct 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: Authorize and direct 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: Authorize and direct 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: Authorize 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: Authorize 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: Authorize and direct 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 reserve and place 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: Expand 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. * Holy 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. * Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, Stage III: 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. * Grays Ferry Redevelopment Area: 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 the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, 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: Amend 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 the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development 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 the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation 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, approved on September 22, 1994, to modify the language regarding acquisition within a block bounded by 8th, 9th, Callowhill and Vine Streets, except 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. * FY1994-1999 Capital Program and FY1994 Capital Budget. 

January 20, 1993
Minutes of the meeting of January 7, 1993. * Proposed amendments to the FY1993-1998 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 FY1998-1999 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 #587: 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 FY1994-1999 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: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Wharton-Ferry Associates for the construction of apartment houses on Parcel #87, southwest corner of 31st Street and Wharton Street, through to Reed Street. * 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: Build 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. * 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 the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development 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 the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development of 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: Build 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, of a portion of the Thomas Holme Elementary School playground for one dollar, and to lease it 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 for Fort Mifflin, from 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. * 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 #286) and to breach the wall of the building in three places to permit customer access to and from the café, and to construct a wrought iron rail attached to the roof edge approximately three feet high. * 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: Build 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 the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. * Authorize the City to transfer 2264 N. 17th Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. * 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 the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development 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 two-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. 

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 the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for conveyance to an adjacent property owner. * Bill #995: Convey 2645 and 2647 Collins Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. * Bill #996: Convey 2646, 2648, 2650 and 2652 Martha Street to the the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for conveyance to adjacent property owners. * Bill #997: Convey 1130-1132 N. Orianna Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for conveyance to an adjacent property owner. * Bill #998: Convey 1311, 1319, 1324 and 1327 Parrish Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for conveyance to adjacent property owners. * Convey 1139 Reno Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development 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 the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development 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. 


1984
January 5, 1984
Swearing in new Commission members. Selection of Commission chairman. Executive Director’s report. Old City Redevelopment Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Thomas Scannapieco and John A. Bennett for 102-106 and 108-112 Church Street, for rehabilitation and new construction for 29 condominium units with seven stores on the ground floor on Church Street. 

January 19, 1984
Minutes of the meetings of December 15, 1983 and January 5, 1984. Release of “Roxborough/Manayunk District Plan,” and “Lower Schuylkill Waterfront District Plan. Proposed amendments to the Center City Redevelopment Area Plan: change the proposed land use of the block bounded by 16th, Ludlow, 17th and Market Streets, remove Degray Street, and include an illustrative site plan. University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: second modification to the third amended Urban Renewal Plan, to change the land use designation of Parcel #3A, at the northwest corner of 36th and Warren Streets, 3600-3630 Lancaster Avenue, and Parcel #3C, at the northeast corner of 37th and Warren Streets, from Residential to Mixed-Use Predominantly Residential. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation plans) Greene Street; Oriole Street, drainage right-of-way from Fowler Street to a point approximately 150 feet northeast. 

February 2, 1984
Minutes of the meeting of January 19, 1984. Chinatown I City/State Urban Renewal Area: first amended Redevelopment Proposal and the first amended Urban Renewal Plan, changing the boundary by deleting the area west of 11th Street and adding the blocks bounded by Arch Street, Cherry Street, 9th Street and 11th Street. Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Arthur S. Pier and Seth Glickenhaus for 323-327 S. 6th Street for rehabilitation into three condominium units. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Central Germantown Redevelopment Area, Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Frunzi Bros., Inc./ Valentin Sawickij for 35 W. Penn Street for rehabilitation of a structure for an auto repair shop. 

February 16, 1984
Minutes of the meeting of February 2, 1984. Center City Redevelopment Area: Non-assisted Redevelopment Proposal by 1650 Market Associates/ Willard G. Rouse and George F. Congeden for the construction of an office building at 1650 Market Street. Bill #1 Kensington South remapping: Change the zoning of properties in the area bounded by Girard Avenue, Cadwallader Street, American Street, Berks Street and Front Street. Bill #8: Change the zoning for an area bounded by 20th Street, Pattison Avenue and Penrose Avenue. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #9) change the zoning of the Katz Tract bounded by Grant Avenue, Welsh Road, Conrail’s New York Short Line and Bustleton Avenue from R-15 R-5A and R-12 Residential to R-5A Residential; (Eastwick Urban Renewal Area) agreements for the sale of 17 parcels for to adjacent neighbors for use as side yards; (Confirmation plans) Benjamin Franklin Parkway; Harley Place.

March 1, 1984
Minutes of the meeting of February 16, 1984. Recommended FY1985-1990 Capital Program and Recommended FY1985 Capital Budget. Bill #20: Amend the Philadelphia Code relating to C-2 Commercial by removing outdoor advertising or non-accessory advertising signs as a matter of right. Bill #23: Amend the Philadelphia Code relating to Special Controls in Areas Abutting Parkways, Historical Shrines and Civic Projects, by providing sign controls along Lansdowne Avenue from 59th Street to 63rd Street. Bill #22: Strike from the City Plan Agate Street from Venango Street to Castor Avenue. Bill #1 Kensington South remapping: Change the zoning of properties in the area bounded by Girard Avenue, Cadwallader Street, American Street, Berks Street and Front Street.

March 15, 1984
Minutes of the meeting of March 1, 1984. Bills #46 and #47: Amend the FY1984-1989 Capital Program and FY1984 Capital Budget by transferring projects from various departments from FY1983 to FY1984. Bills #48 and #49: Amend the FY1984-1989 Capital Program and FY1984 Capital Budget by revising and rescheduling projects in various departments. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #84-0259, 201-213 S. Camac Street through to 202-210 S. 12th Street and 1206-1214 Chancellor Street, demolish the Camac Bath and use the property as a 68-space parking lot. Bill #50: Grant permission to construct an enclosed sidewalk café in the east sidewalk of Broad Street, south of Walnut Street, extending no further than seven feet, six inches from the building line, for KSB Inc., trading as Apropos. Preliminary Plat, east side of Krewstown Road at Valley Avenue: Subdivide a 6.6-acre parcel to build 32 single family, semi-detached units. Bill #43: Remove Beach Street from Spring Garden Street to Noble Street. Bill #8: (Confirmation Plan) northernmost triangular portion of a drainage right-of-way lying generally southeastwardly from the intersection of Black Lake Road and Meeting House Road, and placing a drainage right-of-way; (Final Plat, southwest of the intersection of Bustleton Avenue and Welsh Road) subdivide a 50-acre tract for construction of 752 semi-detached, two-family units.

April 5, 1984 
Minutes of the meeting of March 15, 1984. Center City Plan concept paper and program. Bill #95: Change the zoning on the west side of Roosevelt Boulevard, north of Woodhaven Road, from R-5 Residential and L-2 Limited Industrial to G-2 Industrial. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: fourth modification to the Urban Renewal Plan, to change the treatment of properties on S. 11th Street from clearance to rehabilitation and the land use of the same properties from residential to residential/commercial. Bill #57: Convention Center Urban Renewal Area, development proposal and Renewal Plan for the area bounded by Market, Juniper, Commerce, 13th, Race, 12th and Vine Streets. Bill #58: Chinatown I Urban Renewal Area, amend the Redevelopment Area Plan by revising the boundaries, deleting the area bounded by Vine Street, 11th Street, Cherry Street and the Reading Railroad right-of-way and adding the area bounded by Cherry, 9th, Arch and 11th Streets. Bill #59: Market Street East Urban Renewal Area, revised the boundaries by deleting the area bounded by Market, Juniper, Broad and Arch Streets and the easterly side of the Reading Railroad shed, connecting structure and Head House. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #61) Confirm the sale of 421 N 42nd Street to Bruce Poulson for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #62) Confirm the sale of 5033-5039 Portico Street to Rose Electric Co., for business expansion; (Property Bill #65) Confirm the sale of 6025 Summer Street for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #74) Confirm the sale of 1140 E. Atlantic Avenue for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #83) Confirm the sale of 1144 E. Atlantic Avenue to Joseph and Charlotte Keyser for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #84) Confirm the sale of 1146 E. Atlantic Street to Steve Ott for residential rehabilitation. Bill #77: Confirm the sale of 1240 Ellsworth Street to Ennico Sivitilli and Michael Madgin for residential development. Bill #78: Remove Oakford Street, from 33rd to 34th Streets, and a portion of Spangler Street from Oakford to a point south of Oakford. Informational presentation on the proposed mixed-use development at the southeast corner of 17th and Market Streets through to Chestnut Street.

April 19, 1984
Minutes of the meeting of April 5, 1984. Discussion of Planning and development issues raised by the Willard Rouse proposal, southeast corner of 17th and Market Streets. Bill #99: Amend the City Code by creating a Section 14-1608 entitled Special Height Controls in Center City, by limiting the height of buildings within an area bounded by Vine, 6th, Pine and 22nd Streets to 491 feet excluding appurtenances. Bill #101: Amend the City Code by revising Section 14-1801 (1)(C) by providing an exception to the granting of a variance by the Zoning Board of Adjustment and adding a Section 14-2200 entitled Maximum Height of City Structures, by limiting the height of all structures in the City to 526 feet above its average ground level. School District of Philadelphia’s proposed FY1984/1985 to FY1989/1990 Capital Program and FY1984/1985 Capital Budget. Proposed amendments to the FY1984-1989 Capital Program and FY1984 Capital Proposal: Fiscal Year extension, extending the 1984 Fiscal Year budget from 6/30/1984 to 12/31/1984; Reimburse the City by transferring $1.7 million from the Redevelopment Authority for work done by the commuter tunnel contractor for the Market Street East project. Bills #90 and #91: FY1985-1990 Capital Program and FY1985 Capital Budget. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #84-9276, 611 S. 17th Street through to 1632-1638 South Street, request to develop a 30-space parking lot. University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan revision: construct a three-story science/research building, the Seely G. Mudd Plant Science Complex, including a horticultural staging building and two greenhouses, on the easterly side of University Avenue extension, 515 feet south of Spruce Street. Bill #104: Remove Vogdes Street, from Market to Filbert Street, and Filbert Street from Vogdes west to a dead end. Mantua Urban Renewal Area: seventh amended Redevelopment Proposal and fourth amended Urban Renewal Plan, amend the plan to acquire and clear 3524 and 3526 Haverford Avenue and 3529 Brandywine Street, for development of a neighborhood community center by the Philadelphia Crime Prevention Association. 

May 3, 1984
Minutes of the meeting of April 19, 1984. Discussion of the height limitation. Bill #99: Amend the City Code by creating a Section 14-1608 entitled Special Height Controls in Center City, by limiting the height of buildings within an area bounded by Vine, 6th, Pine and 22nd Streets to 491 feet excluding appurtenances. Bill #101: Amend the City Code by revising Section 14-1801 (1)(C) by providing an exception to the granting of a variance by the Zoning Board of Adjustment and adding a Section 14-2200 entitled Maximum Height of City Structures, by limiting the height of all structures in the City to 526 feet above its average ground level. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement with the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf and plan for the development of a school for deaf children at 100-152 W. School House Lane. Preliminary Plat, block bounded by Red Lion Road, Wilbur Street, Greymont Street and Haldeman Avenue: Subdivide a 7.4-acre lot into 72 single family, semi-detached dwellings and one detached single family detached dwelling. Holy Family College Institutional Development District Master Plan proposed revision: construct a one-story day care center on the northeasterly side of Grant Avenue, southeast from Frankford Avenue. Bill #119: Authorize the transfer of two parcels near the easterly side of Delaware Avenue at Washington Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, for further conveyance to the Sheetmetal Workers Union for a training and education facility. Bill #113: Authorize the transfer of 2801-2809 Gordon Street to the Redevelopment Authority for combination with other properties to build a shopping center. Bill #124: Confirm the sale of 427 Brown Street to Eugene Friedman for residential development. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #126) Confirm the sale of 1324 Geary Street residential development; (Property Bill #100) Authorize the transfer of 3510-3516 Haverford Avenue to the Redevelopment Authority for demolition of the current building and construction of a community service center; (Property Bill #102) Confirm the sale of 627 S. 11th Street to Robert A. Rovner for residential rehabilitation. Bill #123: Confirm the sale of 1006 N. American Street to Ralph Reisig for residential development. Bill #125: Confirm the sale of 2308-2312 E. Dakota Street to George Grigas for residential development. 

May 17, 1984
Minutes of the meeting of May 3, 1984. Bills #90 and #91: FY1985-1990 Capital Program and FY1985 Capital Budget. Proposed amendments to the FY1984-1989 Capital Program and FY1984 Capital Budget. Center City Redevelopment Area, 1650 Market Street Project Area: (Redevelopment Bill #122) Redevelopment Proposal for the redevelopment of a portion of the Center City Redevelopment Area; (Redevelopment Agreement) with Willard Rouse for construction of an office building. Bill #149: Authorize the transfer of Eastern State Penitentiary to the Redevelopment Authority for residential development. Bill #124: Confirm the sale of 427 Brown Street to Eugene Friedman for residential development. Bill #151: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Aramingo Avenue, Wheatsheaf Lane, a railroad right-of-way and Butler Street from LR Least Restricted Industrial to G-2 General Industrial. Bill #164: Northwest side of Almond Street, 82 feet southwest of Bristol Street, to permit Holy Redeemer Cemetery to use their adjacent ground as a cemetery. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Historical Developer, Inc., to rehabilitate 1108 Spruce Street into six residential units. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #141 and #142) amend the FY1984-1989 Capital Program and FY1984 Capital Budget by transferring $1.7 million from the Redevelopment Authority to the City for work done by the Commuter Tunnel contractor for the Market Street East project; (Capital Program and Budget Bill #143) amend the FY1984 Capital Budget by extending the fiscal year from June 30 to December 31, 1984; (Street Bill #153) Place Hornig Road on the City Plan from Southampton Road extending 1,020 feet westwardly to a dead-end; (Confirmation plans) Beach Street; Agate Street.

June 7, 1984
Minutes of the meeting of May 17, 1984. Appointment of Executive Director. Proposed Convention Center Redevelopment Bills; (Bill #57) Convention Center Urban Renewal Area, development proposal and Renewal Plan for the area bounded by Market, Juniper, Commerce, 13th, Race, 12th and Vine Streets; (Bill #58) Chinatown I Urban Renewal Area, amend the Center City Redevelopment Area Plan by revising the boundaries of the Urban Renewal Area, by deleting the area bounded by Vine Street, 11th Street, Cherry Street and the Reading Railroad right-of-way, and adding the area bounded by Cherry Street, 9th Street, Arch Street and 11th Street; (Bill #59) Market Street East Urban Renewal Area, revise the boundary of the Urban Renewal Area by deleting the area bounded by Market Street, Juniper Street, Broad Street, Arch Street and the easterly side of the Reading Railroad shed, connecting structure and Head House. Center City Redevelopment Area, Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Amended Redevelopment Agreement with Willard Rouse for the southwest corner of Front and Walnut Streets, for construction of a 365-room hotel with underground parking. Zoning Board of Adjustment, south side of South Street between 17th and 18th Streets, construct a five-level, 472-space parking garage and a five-story medical office building for Graduate Hospital. Request to receive title to 4713-4715 Chester Avenue to transfer it to a non-profit community association that will develop it with a parking lot, greenhouse and community gardens. Prison expansion bills for the Northeast Prison Complex near State Road and Pennypack Street: (Property Bill #184) authorize the Department of Public Property to accept from the Fairmount Park Commission an 8.8-acre parcel on the southeast side of State Road southwest of Pennypack Street; (Zoning Bill #183) change the zoning of an 8.8-acre parcel on the southeast side of State Road southwest of Pennypack Street from REC Recreational to LR Least Restricted Industrial. Bill #189: Change the zoning of the block bounded by Wakeling Street, Frankford Avenue, Harrison Street, and Griscom Street from R-9 Residential and C-3 Commercial to C-3 Commercial. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: fourth modification to the first amended Central Germantown Urban Renewal Plan, to change the land use for 5418 Greene Street from Semi-Public Institutional to Residential. Bill #177: Confirm the sale of 2233 N. Broad Street to Harry Friedman for residential rehabilitation. Bill #166: Confirm the sale of 1030 S. Bouvier Street to Joyce Brenner for residential development. Bill #168: Confirm the sale of 966 N. American Street to Joyce Brenner for residential development. Bill #185: Authorize the City to accept from the Redevelopment Authority a .6-acre property at the northeast corner of Rush Street and Trenton Avenue for use as a recreation area. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #178) authorize striking and vacating DeGray Street from 17th Street to a dead-end 198 feet east of 17th Street; (Property Bill #167) confirm the sale of a former City health center at 4401 Main Street to Richard Cohen for commercial rehabilitation; (Property Bill #163) confirm the sale of 2623 N. Chadwick Street to Annie Chestnut for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #169) confirm the sale of 1201-1025 Dickinson Street rear to Ralph Constabile for a garden; (Property Bill #170) confirm the sale of 1002-1006 N. Orianna Street to Marc A. Bernstein for residential construction; (Property Bill #171) confirm the sale of 223 W. Poplar Street to John Hughes for residential development; (Property Bill #198) confirm the sale 808 N. 4th Street to Robert J. and Mary T. McDevitt for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #190) confirm the sale of 4501 Castor Avenue to Benjamin Goldfarb and Philip Moran for commercial development; (Redevelopment Bill #194) amend the Mantua Urban Renewal Plan to allow for acquisition of 3524 and 3526 Haverford Avenue and 3529 Brandywine Street for a community center; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #195 and #196) amend the FY1984-1989 Capital Program and FY1984 Capital Budget by reducing the FY1984 Capital Budget to offset Councilmanic additions to the FY1985 Capital Budget; (Confirmation Plan) Summit Avenue. 

June 21, 1984
Minutes of the meeting of June 7, 1984. Presentation of “Residential Sales 1975-1981 – Residential Sale Monitoring System.” Release of “Francisville Target Area Strategy.” Bill #191: Proposed legislation to allow general advertising signs to be attached to newsstands. Proposed Zoning remapppings: (Point Breeze) change the zoning for portions of the area bounded by Washington Avenue, Broad Street, Moore Street and 25th Street; (Logan) change the zoning for portions of the area bounded by Olney Avenue, Conrail right-of-way 9th Street branch, Roosevelt Boulevard and Broad Street. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and 1100 Spruce Street Associates for 1100-1102 Spruce Street for residential rehabilitation. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Howard R. and Andra G. Lander for 5443-5445 Germantown Avenue for residential and commercial rehabilitation. Bill #216: Amend the Philadelphia Code, entitled Condominium Conversion Privilege Tax, by amending the definition of “Condominium Conversion”, and adding definitions for the term “Residential Building”, “Non-Residential Building” and “Substantially Rehabilitated”. Bill #204: Change the zoning of 1606-1616 Latimer Street from RC-3 Residential to C-2 Commercial. Bill #222; Amend the City Code by providing special sign controls in the following commercial development areas: Germantown Avenue between Ashmead Place and Walnut Lane, and Greene Street between School House Lane and Rittenhouse Street; 27th and Girard Retail District; Germantown/Lehigh Retail District; Broad and Susquehanna Retail District; Ogontz Avenue Retail District; Lancaster Avenue Retail District; 52nd Street Retail District; 60th Street Retail District. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Model Cities Urban Renewal Area) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Giuffre Medical Center for 801 W. Girard Avenue, for a landscape area as part of a medical complex; (Property Bill #211) Confirm the sale of 626 N. Brooklyn Street to John Price for parking accessory to a business. 

July 19, 1984
Minutes of the meeting of June 21, 1984. Release of “West Kensington Target Area Strategy.” Zoning Board of Adjustment, 315 N. Broad Street, application for a variance permitting the conversion of an industrial loft building into 151 residential units. Bill #236: Purchase, in lieu of condemnation, a property at the southwest corner of Fountain and Silverwood Streets for a parking lot. Bill #241; Authorize the purchase of the “Port of History Museum” and its adjacent parking lot, and amend the existing leases to be consistent with this purchase. Request to dispose of 129-159 W. Allegheny Avenue to CO/MHAR for construction of housing for the handicapped. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #250) confirm the sale of 3616-3618 Wallace Street to William Bullock for residential redevelopment; (Property Bill #254) confirm the sale of 105-107 Pierce Street to Lawrence and Terry Dyczkoski and Lavin and Mary Rose O’Hara for residential development; (Confirmation Plan) Hornig Road. Bill #242: Amend an ordinance of October 27, 1983 relating to the condemnation of 1311 Filbert Street for municipal facility purposes. Bill #253: Confirm the sale of 2169-2171 E. Firth Street rear to Richard S. Whitaker for a yard expansion. 

August 16, 1984
Minutes of the meeting of July 19, 1984. Presentation of “Planned Residential Development.” Presentation of “Philadelphia’s Plan for River Recreation.” Drexel University dormitory: (University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #5) second modification to the first amended Urban Renewal Plan to permit a modification to density controls for Parcel 7, northeast corner of 34th and Arch Streets; (Drexel University Institutional Development District Master Plan) revise to allow construction of a 17-story dormitory. 

September 6, 1984
Minutes of the meeting of August 16, 1984. 71st and Ogontz Avenue Redevelopment Area: Blight Certification for the area bounded by Ogontz Avenue on the east from 71st Avenue to the north side of 72nd Avenue, west of 21st Street, and Ogontz Avenue on the west from Homer Street to Tulpehocken Street; Redevelopment Area Plan for an area bounded by Ogontz Avenue on the east from 71st Avenue to the north side of 72nd Avenue, west of 21st Street, and Ogontz Avenue on the west from Homer Street to Tulpehocken Street. Act 94 Blight Certification of 48 properties in North Philadelphia to allow the City to acquire abandoned houses for residential rehabilitation. University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3; third modification to the third amended Urban Renewal Plan, to modify density control of Parcel #38, 34th and Chestnut Streets. Naval Home Planned Residential Development revision: minor revisions due to the state and local Historical Commission reviews. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Historical Developers, Inc., for 925 Pine Street, for residential rehabilitation. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #84-0948, 1100-1112 S. Broad Street, variance to convert a vacant industrial building into 173 residential units with commercial space and 46 parking spaces. Discussion of the need for a new residential zoning classification for residential condominium units. Bill #257: Change the zoning for a block bounded by 23rd Street, Summer Street, 22nd Street and race Street from C-2 and C-4 Commercial and RC-2 Residential to R-10A and R-10 Residential and C-2 Commercial. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (City Plan changes/Confirmation plans) Delaware Avenue; Oakford Street; DeGray Street.

September 20, 1984
Minutes of the meeting of September 6, 1984. Bill #235: Repeal existing Historic Building section of the Philadelphia Code and create a new Historic Building Code. Bill #236: Purchase, in lieu of condemnation, a property at the southwest corner of Fountain and Silverwood Streets for a parking lot. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Joel H. Weisbein and Joseph S. Zuritsky for 800-834 Walnut Street for construction of a parking garage with commercial space on the first floor and apportion of the second floor, and foundations for two future high-rise buildings; fifth modification to the 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan to change the controls pertaining to Parcel #4 to permit development described above.

October 4, 1984
Minutes of the meeting of September 20, 1984. Release of “Center City Housing Market Study.” Presentation of “Upper Schuylkill Waterfront District Plan.” Presentation of “Riverfront Summary Report.” Bill #189: Change the zoning of the block bounded by Wakeling Street, Frankford Avenue, Harrison Street and Griscom Street from R-9 Residential and C-3 Commercial to C-3 Commercial. Bills #286 and #287: Amend the FY1985-1990 Capital Program and the FY1985 Capital Budget. Bill #265: Amend Section 14-203 of the Philadelphia Code relating to the R-2 Residential District, by deleting the authorization of certain professional offices. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #263) authorize the purchase of the Manatawna Farms, located partly in Roxborough and partly in Montgomery County to be added to the Fairmount Park System; (Property Bill #277) authorize the City to accept from the School District the former Rowan School Annex at the northeast corner of 16th Street and 67th Avenue to be leased to the Drew Community MH/MR Center for use as an early intervention program; (Street Bill #266) Place on the City Plan Alexandra Lane from Red Lion Road to Greymont Street; (Zoning Bill #278) Rezone 4501 Castor Avenue from REC Recreation to C-7 Commercial; (Confirmation Plan) Vogdes Street, Albert Street, drainage and utility right-of-way. Bill #285: Authorize the City to accept from the Redevelopment Authority a parcel on Maplewood Mall, east of Greene Street, for use as a parking lot. 

October 18, 1984
Minutes of the meeting of October 4, 1984. “Upper Schuylkill Waterfront District Plan.” Bills #286 and #287: Amend the FY1985-1990 Capital Program and the FY1985 Capital Budget. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement with 935 Spruce Street Associates to rehabilitate 935 Spruce Street into four apartments. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #291) confirm the sale of 914-916 S. 52nd Street to Elijah and Steven Wright for storage of trucks; (Street Bill #294) strike from the City Plan Hellerman Street from Ditman Street to 93 feet southeast of College Street and retain a sewer right-of-way; (Portion of Final Plat, northeast side of Foster Street southeast of Northeast Avenue) subdivide to allow for construction of six single family, semi-detached dwellings. Bill #292: Confirm the sale of 1212 Mt. Vernon Street to Aldo Buono for residential use. Bill #280: Amend the Philadelphia Code by strengthening penalties that may be imposed on an individual continuing to do work after a stop work order has been issued by the Department of Licenses and Inspections. 

November 1, 1984
Minutes of the meeting of October 18, 1984. Drexel University dormitory: (University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #5) second modification to the first amended Urban Renewal Plan to permit a modification to density controls for Parcel 7, northeast corner of 34th and Arch Streets; (Drexel University Institutional Development District Master Plan) revise to allow construction of a 17-story dormitory. Drexel University Institutional Development District Master Plan revision; amendment to allow construction of a dining hall at the southwest corner of 32nd and Chestnut Streets. Bill #302: Amend the Zoning Code to include a definition of “Shared Elderly Housing” and regulations pertaining to their use in residential districts. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: second amended Urban Renewal Plan to include two properties for acquisition, 5439-5441 Germantown Avenue and 14-20 W. Chelten Avenue, and minor revisions to the land use controls and sign controls. Mantua Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Larry N. Wilson/ Cheryl Wilson for 3233 Spring Garden Street for first floor commercial units with residential units above. School District of Philadelphia proposed revision to the FY1984-1985 Capital Budget and FY1985-1990 Capital Program: Increase the Budget by $5.1 million and the Program by $10.8 million for asbestos abatements, alterations and improvements. Bill #296: Change the zoning of the block bounded by Hancock, Wildey, Sophia and Chenango Streets from R-10 Residential to G-2 General Industrial. Bill #298: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Chenango Street from Hancock Street to Sophia Street, and Sophia Street from Wildey Street to Chenango Street. Bill #308: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Marshall Street from Washington Avenue to Annin Street. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #305) strike from the City Plan and vacate Devereaux Avenue from Keystone Street eastwardly to the Amtrak right-of-way. 

November 15, 1984
Minutes of the meeting of November 1, 1984. Logan Square remapping: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Kennedy Boulevard, the Schuylkill River, Hamilton Street and Broad Street. Zoning Board of Adjustment, 1100-1112 S. Broad Street, convert a vacant industrial building into 220 apartments with 99 parking spaces. Bill #296: Change the zoning of the block bounded by Hancock, Wildey, Sophia and Chenango Streets from R-10 Residential to G-2 General Industrial. Bill #298: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Chenango Street from Hancock Street to Sophia Street, and Sophia Street from Wildey Street to Chenango Street. Haddington Urban Renewal Area, unit #1; Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Salvation Army for Parcels 37B through 37F, west of Vogdes Street between Market and Arch Streets and east of the rear properties fronting on N. 56th Street, for a recreational area as part of an existing community center. Bill #336: Authorize the condemnation of a vacant lot at the southwest corner of 47th and Spruce Streets for recreational use. Bill #291: Confirm the sale of 914-916 S. %2nd Street to Elijah and Steven Wright for storage of trucks. Bill #350: Confirm the sale of 1026-1030 W. Lehigh Avenue to Rome Emmanual Baptist Church for off-street parking. Bill #347: Amend Section 14-303 of the Philadelphia Code, relating to C-2 Commercial, by permitting outdoor advertising signs. Bill #346: Place on the City Plan Auburn Street from Janney Street to Weikel Street. Bill #334: Confirm the sale of 2626 N. 12th Street to Harrison Jackson for a garden. 

November 29, 1984
Bill #318: new historic preservation ordinance allowing the Historical Commission to create historic districts. 

December 6, 1984
Minutes of the meetings of November 15 and November 29, 1984. Release of publications: “1985 Capital Budget and FY1985-1990 Capital Program,” “Guide to Zoning Remapping in Philadelphia,” and “Truck Mobility and Terminal Location in Bridesburg and Port Richmond.” Presentation of “The Demolition/Vacant House Treatment Study.” Logan Square remapping: Change the zoning for the area bounded by Kennedy Boulevard, Schuylkill River, Hamilton Street and Broad Street. Interim changes to the Philadelphia Zoning Code. Bills #359 and #360: Amend the FY1984 Capital Budget and FY1984-1989 Capital Program by decreasing the line item #215Z – “Senior Citizen Center – West Oak Lane – West Oak Lane Area” in the amount of $200,000, and adding a new line item “Site Improvements – Councilmanic District 9” in the amount of $200,000. Bill #351: Amend the Philadelphia Code by imposing a penalty of $300 per day for all violations regarding outdoor signs in commercial zoned areas. Bill #374: Amend Section 14-203 of the Philadelphia Code relating to R-2 Residential Districts 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 providing a definition of “Child Day Care Facilities.” 

December 20, 1984
Minutes of the meeting of December 6, 1984. New meeting schedule for the City Planning Commission in 1985. Interim changes to the Philadelphia Zoning Code. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Arnold Schlein T/A Cityscapes for 238-248 S. 11th Street, including 203-205 and 211 Jessup Street, for rehabilitation combined with new construction, for residential and retail commercial. Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: Change the land use for 117-125 N. 8th Street from Public to Commercial. Bill #381: Authorize the purchase of Pier #98 South Annex for automobile storage for foreign car imports. Presentation of “Community Development Strategies for new Housing Areas in North Philadelphia.” Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #382) confirm the sale of 124 N. 59th Street to Maurice Nichols for residential rehabilitation. Bill #371: Confirm the sale of 2232 Kimball Street to Valarie Harris for yard expansion. Bill #378: Confirm the sale of 1712 N. 15th Street to Wilkie Buick/Daniel Polett for off-street parking. Bill #379: Confirm the sale of 1732 N. 15th Street to Wilkie Buick/Daniel Polett for off-street parking. Bill #369: Authorize striking Cottage Street from Welsh Road to a point east of Rhawn Street. Bill #370: Authorize striking Cottage Street from Aubrey Avenue to Convent Lane. Bill #380: Authorize striking and vacating Salmon Street from Castor Avenue to Butler Street. 


1983
January 6, 1983
Swearing in of new Commission members. Election of Chairperson. Executive Director’s Report: Release of policy statement “Community-based Residential Facilities;” Naval Home rezoning ordinance (Bill #1459). Bill #1570: Change the zoning for portions of the area bounded by Walnut, Spruce, 15th and 18th Streets. 

January 20, 1963
Minutes of the meeting of January 6, 1983. Executive Director’s Report: Release of “1983-88 Capital Program;” Release of “Façade and Sign Guidelines – Chestnut-Walnut Street Commercial Area;” Southeast 2nd and Walnut Streets hotel proposal. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #82-1355, 1602-1634 Chancellor Street through to 17th and St. James Streets, combine two parking garages and permit ingress and egress from 17th Street. Bill #1597: Amend the Zoning Code by making an architect’s office a permitted use in the R-2 Residential district subject to the same conditions as doctors, lawyers and ministers. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1587) confirm the sale of 2401-2403 Federal Street to Kenneth Anderson for off-street parking accessory to a laundromat; (Property Bill #1588) confirm the sale of 2539 Latona Street to Peter F. Pelullo for residential development; (Property Bill #1589) confirm the sale of 1327 S. 36th Street to Edward Gora, Jr., for a side yard; (Property Bill #1593) confirm the sale of 427 Brown Street to Lawrence Rust for residential development; (Property Bill #1594) confirm the sale of 1230 S. Hancock Street to Richard Stevenson for residential development; (Property Bill #1595) confirm the sale of 1443-1449 S. 7th Street to Einstein Medical Center for parking for staff and visitors; (Confirmation Plan) Cresheim Valley Drive. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Howard R. Lander/ Barry Jay Kaplan for 937 Spruce Street for residential rehabilitation. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Masco Communications/ Mark A. Segal for 254 S. 11th Street for rehabilitation for the publication business and residential units. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: fourth modification to the sixth amended Urban Renewal Plan to permit professional offices at 232 S. 3rd Street. 

February 3, 1983
Minutes of the meeting of January 20, 1983. Executive Director’s Report: 25-year pins to staff; Pennsport Ice Rink award; “Enterprise Zones – Philadelphia’s Response.” Final Plat, southeasterly side of Parker Avenue northwest of Cinnaminson Lane: Subdivide a 3.2-acre tract for construction of 26 two-family semi-detached dwellings. Proposed controls for South Broad Street development: area encompassing the easterly and westerly sides of Broad Street between South Penn Square and Pine Street. Bills #1609 and #1610: Amend the FY1983-1988 Capital Program and FY1983 Capital Budget by removing $1.7 million of City tax-supported funds from “Demolition of Public Nuisance and Dangerous Properties, and replace those funds with Community Development Block Grant funds. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1599) confirm the sale of 1935 Fernon Street for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #1622) confirm the sale of 1510 Bainbridge Street to Leonard Rosenfeld for residential construction. 

February 17, 1983
Minutes of the meeting of February 3, 1983. Presentation of the “Lower Schuylkill River Waterfront District Plan.” Revised Final Plat, area northeast of Morrell Street and Crestmont Avenue: Subdivide a one-acre tract for construction of 10 attached single family dwellings. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plan) Watts Street, Manning Street. 

March 3, 1983
Minutes of the meeting of February 17, 1983. Chairman’s Report. Recommended FY1984-1989 Capital Program and FY1984 Capital Budget. Bills #1640 and #1641: Amend the FY1983-1989 Capital Program and FY1983 Capital Budget by requiring that the project “Frankford-Elevated Reconstruction” remain under the supervision of the Department of Public Property and undertaken in substantial compliance with the Phase II and Phase III Implementation Plan Consultant Report dated September 17, 1982. Bill #1635: Require the City Planning Commission to prepare and submit an annual economic development program to City Council, create an Advisory Committee to Council to receive and review this plan prior to formal Council action, and call for public hearings to discuss the Recommended Plan. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #82-1840, 419-425 Bainbridge Street through to 611-624 Leithgow Street, permit the use of this parcel for a 55-car parking lot. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Tae Ik Kwon for 50-52 W. Chelten Avenue, for partial demolition and renovation of two structures for use as a retail gift shop. 

March 17, 1983
Minutes of the meeting of March 3, 1983. Executive Director’s Report: Release of “Eastwick Urban Renewal Plan Review.” Bills #1640 and #1641: Amend the FY1983-1989 Capital Program and FY1983 Capital Budget by requiring that the project “Frankford-Elevated Reconstruction” remain under the supervision of the Department of Public Property and undertaken in substantial compliance with the Phase II and Phase III Implementation Plan Consultant Report dated September 17, 1982. “Riverwalk – Penn Treaty Park to Washington Avenue.” Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #83-0254, Piers 3 and 5 North, Delaware River at Arch Street, rehabilitation of two piers with mixed residential/commercial development containing a maximum of 170 residential units on each pier and a marina. Proposed Institutional Development District for the Medical College of Pennsylvania: permit development of a hospital addition, a 365-space parking lot and a 500-car parking garage at the southwest corner of Henry Avenue and Indian Queen Lane. Bill #1650: Amend the Philadelphia Code by adding a section permitting the placement of general advertising signs above newsstands. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1661) confirm the sale of 951 N. Fallon Street to Melody Ann Ballard for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #1666) confirm the sale of 124 N. 59th Street to William Ashton for residential rehabilitation; (Street Bill #1665) widen a portion of the westerly side of 17th Street, south of Spring Garden Street; (Portion of Final Plat, Scotchbrook section II, area bounded by Welsh Road, Bustleton Avenue, the Scotch Lane Apartments and the N.Y. Short Line railroad right-of-way, development of 468 dwelling units; (Eastwick Urban Renewal Area) sixth amended Redevelopment Proposal, including the sixth amended Urban Renewal Plan, making various land use changes, adding new sign controls for commercial and industrial districts, and requiring submission of a landscape plan as part of the “Eastwick Urban Renewal Plan Review” on August 19, 1982. Bill #1664: Authorize the City to transfer a building and a parcel bounded by American, Diamond, Philip and Fountain Streets to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to Joseph Weisel for a lighting fixture business. Proposed Institutional Development District Master Plan revision for the University of Pennsylvania-Wistar Institute: construct a one-story addition to a recently approve three-story addition at the northwest corner of 36th and Spruce Streets. Proposed Institutional Development District Master Plan revision for Drexel University: construct a temporary 78-space parking lot at the northeast corner of 34th and Arch Streets. East Venango Industrial Urban Renewal Area; first modification to the Urban Renewal Plan for an area bounded by Balfour, bath, Pacific and Kingston Street, to prohibit construction of any building higher than two stories, and to prohibit the installation of any uses which may be of an incendiary nature. 

April 7, 1983
Minutes of the meeting of March 17, 1983. Executive Director’s update: Cancellation of April 21st meeting; Release of “Planning in Philadelphia.” Bill #1672: Authorize the City to transfer to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development title to a parcel at the northeast corner of 13th and Filbert Streets to be marketed by PIDC. Bill #1677: Authorize the City to convey land on the northwesterly side of Roosevelt Boulevard, between Woodhaven Road and Southampton Road, to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, to be marketed by PIDC. Proposed amendments to the FY1983-1988 Capital Program and FY1983 Capital Budget: Asphalt Plant, Whitaker Avenue and Luzerne Street; Neighborhood Commercial Centers; Quarterly and Omnibus Amendments, technical revisions. Bill #1686: Authorize the sale of 2244 N. 30th Street. Bill #1681: Authorize the City to appropriate a right-of-way for the construction, maintenance and inspection of sewer facilities on a line of Hellerman Street, from the northwest side of Ditman Street northwesterly to the dead end of Hellerman Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Washington Square Urban Renewal Area, unit #2) second modification to the first amended Urban Renewal Plan, permit the rehabilitation of 218-226 S. 11th Street, 1200-1202 Locust Street, 15 parcels including 234 through 268 S. 11th Street, and 248-254 S. 9th Street; (Confirmation Plan) Franklin Street; (Portion of Final Plat, section one of the area bounded by State Road, the Amtrak right-of-way, Fitler Street and the former Convent Lane) construction of 40 semi-detached two-family dwellings as part of a 126 semi-detached two-family development. Bill #1674: Strike and vacate Crestmont Street from Knights Road to Red Lion Road. Bill #1682: Place on the City Plan and legally open 81st Street from Lyons Avenue to Brunswick Avenue. Bill #1687: Confirm the sale of 2065 Ridge Avenue to the Philadelphia Travelers Motorcycle Club for off-street parking. Bill #1680: Authorize the City to purchase from the National Railroad Passenger Corporation a perpetual easement for maintaining a service road for the Holmesburg Prison sallyport south of the southeasterly corner of the prison. 

May 5, 1983
Minutes of the meeting of April 7, 1983. Executive Director’s Report: Release of “North Delaware Waterfront District Plan.”; Mayor’s Small Business Conference. School District of Philadelphia Proposed FY1984-1989 Capital Program and FY1983-1984 Capital Budget. Vacant Property Review Committee requests: 301-303 Lehigh Avenue, transfer to Timothy Academy for expansion of school facilities; 1801 N. 5th Street, transfer to Honor Foods, Inc., for construction of a 63,870-square foot warehouse; 611 n 15th Street, transfer to Broad Motors Co., for vehicle storage, parts warehousing and repair work. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #82-1504, 1001-1099 Washington Avenue, rehabilitated three industrial structures with 253 apartments, 5,000 square feet of office space and a private health club. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1688) Pennsylvania Avenue; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1702 and #1703) amend the FY1983-1988 Capital Program and FY1983 Capital Budget by increasing projects and amounts and by changing the source of financing and line numbers of projects in various departments; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1704 and #1705) amend the FY1983-1988 Capital Program and FY1983 Capital Budget by transferring $400,000 in City funds from “Exhibition and Convention Hall Improvements” to “Neighborhood Commercial Corridors-Public Improvements;” (Property Bill #1707) confirm the sale of 2623 N. Chadwick Street to Annie Chestnut for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #1712) confirm the sale of 1002-1006 N. Orianna Street to Marc A. Bernstein for residential development; (Final Plat, Tudor Village section II, area northwest of Stevens and Wayside Roads to the Bucks County Line) subdivide a 3.9-acre parcel to allow construction of 70 single family detached dwellings; (Property Bill #1711) authorize purchase, in lieu of condemnation, of 419-425 Bainbridge Street for construction of a 55-space municipal parking lot. Bill #1698: Change the zoning of three properties on the southerly side of Latimer Street approximately 190 feet east of 17th Street from RC-3 Residential to C-2 Commercial. Bill #1700: Strike Paul Street from Vandike Street to the Frankford Creek and place and reserve and drainage right-of-way. Bill #1708: Authorize the condemnation of approximately 1.9 acres of ground in the area west of Island Avenue and north of Route 291, adjacent to the Philadelphia International Airport, for installation of additional lighting for Runway 17. Proposed revision to the University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan: permit construction of a double height one-wing building for the Hillel Foundation. 

May 19, 1983
Minutes of the meeting of May 5, 1983. Executive Director’s Report. Councilmanic revisions to the FY1984-1989 Capital Program and FY1984 Capital Budget. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and McDonald’s Corporation for 101-123 S. 52nd Street, to build a one-story 6,000-square foot commercial structure. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #83-0580, southeast corner of Bustleton Avenue and Hendrix Street, for construction of a 15,300-square foot shopping center. Portion of Final Plat, west side of Essington Avenue, 482 feet north of 70th Street: Subdivide a two-acre parcel for construction of an auto showroom. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1729) Place a drainage right-of-way in the bed of Apalogen Street; (Confirmation Plan) Columbia Avenue, Marlborough Street; (Redevelopment Bill #1730) amend the South Central Urban Renewal Plan by approving the acquisition of 721 S.  Mole Street for clearance and construction of a 13-story, 126-unit apartment complex for the elderly. Bill #1721: Authorize the relocation of the southwesterly curb line of Vare Avenue, approximately 135 feet southeast of 24th Street. University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan revision: proposed construction of a 3,700-square foot, two-level addition under Annenberg Plaza on the south side of Walnut Street between 36th and 37th Streets. Bills #1737 and #1738: Amend the FY1983-1988 Capital Program and Capital Budget. Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Metropolitan Hospital for expansion of a parking lot at the southwest corner of Franklin and Vine Streets. 

June 16, 1983
Minutes of the meeting of May 19, 1983. Executive Director’s Report. Resignation of Craig Schelter as Executive Director. Appointment of Barbara Kaplan as Acting Executive Director. Presentation of resolutions to former Commission members. Bill #1669: Extend special controls in effect within the Chestnut/Walnut commercial area to include South Broad Street between South Penn Square and Pine Street. Zoning Board of Adjustment, southwest corner of 15th and Ranstead Streets, variance for gross floor area to construct a 23-story office building. Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Rouse/Sheraton for construction of a five-story hotel and underground parking on the southeast corner of 2nd and Walnut Streets. Bill #1763: Authorize the City to accept from the School District a site on the northwest corner of 15th and Norris Streets and a site on the southwest corner of 17th Street and Susquehanna Avenue, for transfer to the Redevelopment Authority for development of housing. Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, agreements to sell 16 side yards to adjacent owners. Hahnnemann Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Magee Memorial Hospital to build a parking lot on the east side of 16th Street from Cherry to Race Streets. Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1740) Place on the City Plan James Street and Convent Lane in the area southwest of State Road and Fitler Street. Bill #1739: Strike and abandon a right-of-way for water purposes in the former Bodine Street from Dauphin Street to a point south of Dauphin Street. Bill #1749: Change the zoning of a property at the southwest corner of Broad and Geary Streets from C-2 Commercial to R-9 Residential. 

July 14, 1983
Minutes of the meeting of June 16, 1983. Executive Director’s Report: Magee Hospital; Cancellation of the July 28 meeting; Legislative items. Status report re; 13th and Callowhill Streets Industrial District Policy. Release of “Population and Housing Characteristics for Philadelphia Census Tracts: 1980 and 1970.” 215 S. Broad Street – Rite Aid Corporation: Zoning Board of Adjustment case requesting to permit a drug store in an existing building; Building façade review. Bill #1765: Authorize the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to purchase the Frankford Arsenal tract from the Federal General Services Administration. Bill #1787: Authorize the City to condemn three properties, 1301-1309 Filbert Street, 50-52 N. 13th Street and 54 N. 13th Street to construct a Center City holding facility. Bill #1775; Require the Mayor to submit an annual economic development plan to City Council, provides for the establishment of an advisory committee, and requires compliance with the plan by City officials on boards and Commissions. Bill #1806: Confirm the sale of 1622-1624 Kater Street to John Surman.  Bill #1807: Confirm the sale of 3633-3643 Sears Street to Harry Friedman. Bill #1810: Confirm the sale of 502-506 W. Cambridge Street to Jeannette Kitman. Bill #1811: Confirm the sale of 946 N. 4th Street to Marc A. Bernstein. Bill #1812: Confirm the sale of 1625 N. Howard Street to Alan B. and Lydia C. Macbride. Bill #1813: Confirm the sale of 872-876 N. Lawrence Street to Joyce Brenner. Bill #1814; Confirm the sale of 1756-1760 Tilghman Street to John R. Scanlon. Bill #1815: Confirm the sale of 311-315 Wildey Street to John Neil. Bill #1771: Authorize transfer of City-owned land along the east side of the Schuylkill River, north of Passyunk Avenue, to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for eventual sale to ARCO. Bill #1772: Strike and vacate Lanier Avenue from Schuylkill Avenue to Penrose Avenue and legally open Schuylkill Avenue form Passyunk Avenue to Lanier Avenue, and reserve and place various utility rights-of-way. Bill #1773: Authorize and direct the vacating of River Road from Passyunk Avenue to a point approximately 500 feet northeast of Passyunk Avenue. Bill #1752: Remove Wildey Street from 2nd Street to Germantown Avenue. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1793) authorize purchase of property on the southeasterly side of Parker Avenue and the northeasterly side of Cinnaminson Lane for a park; (Redevelopment Bill #1805): Amend the Eastwick Urban Renewal Plan by making changes to the land use for several parcels; (Redevelopment Bill #1817) Redevelopment Proposal and Redevelopment plan in the West Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, for construction of a fast food restaurant; (Confirmation plans) Vare Avenue; streets in an area northwest of Brunswick Avenue and 81st Street; 17th Street; Crestmont Avenue; streets in the area lying southwestwardly from the intersection of Fitler Street and State Road, through to the right-of-way of Amtrak and former Convent Lane; (Property Bill #1799) authorize and confirm the sale of 412 Morris Street to Anthony Paliacretti for residential rehabilitation. 

August 18, 1963
Minutes of the meeting of July 14, 1983. Executive Director’s Report: release of “A Case Study of Northern Liberties: Trend Toward Reinvestment and Displacement;” Retirement of Russell Duane. Presentation of the “Roxborough-Manayunk District Plan.” Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #83-0873, 4901-4903 Ridge Avenue, legalize an auto towing service. Bill #1781: Establish sign controls for Ridge Avenue between Martin Street and Hermitage Street and eliminate a five-year expiration date for controls in all commercial revitalization strips that have sign controls. Asher Candy Company, Germantown Redevelopment Area, Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redeveloper’s Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Robert B. Asher and John L. Asher, Jr., for 34-48 Armat Street for the construction of a one-story addition to the former Band Box Theatre for storage and distribution center with adjacent truck docking and employee parking; Zoning Board of Adjustment, 5541-5547 Germantown Avenue and 20-30 E. Armat Street, permit candy manufacturing, storage, retail and office space; Proposed City Plan change, allow for construction of a belt conveyor across Armat Street, 133 feet southwest of Kenyon Street. Germantown Redevelopment Area, Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: third modification to the first amended Urban Renewal Plan making changes to land use controls. Bill #1806: Confirm the sale of 1622-1624 Kater Street to John Surman for residential development. Bill #1811: Confirm the sale of 946 N. 4th Street to Marc A. Bernstein for residential development. Bill #1813: Confirm the sale of 872-876 N. Lawrence Street to Joyce Brenner for residential development. Bill 31815: Confirm the sale of 322-315 Wildey Street to John Neil for residential development. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, unit #13: Agreement with Community Concern 13 for major systems rehabilitation for three houses, 1738 N. Dover Street, 1706 N. Stillman Street and 2541 Turner Street, and disposition of 2537 Turner Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1807) confirm the sale of 3633-3643 to Harry Friedman for residential development; (Property Bill #1810) confirm the sale of 502-506 W. Cambridge Street to Jeannette Kitman for residential development; (Property Bill #1812) confirm the sale of a vacant fire station at 1625 N. Howard Street to Alan B. and Lydia C. Macbride for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #1814) confirm the sale of 1756-1760 Tilghman Street to John R. Scanlon for expansion of a roofing business; (Confirmation plans) Pennsylvania Avenue; water right-of-way in the bed of the former Bodine Street.

September 15, 1983
Minutes of the meeting of August 18, 1983. Reconsideration of 215 S. Broad Street: Building façade review (Rite Aid Corporation); Zoning Board of Adjustment case permitting a discount drug store in an existing building. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Plumer-Levit Real Estate, Inc. / Bower Lewis Thrower Architects for 1128-1130 Walnut Street for construction of a six-story office building. Proposed revision to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania’s Institutional Development District Master Plan: construct a multi-level replacement medical wing, a one-story Nuclear Magnetic Resonance building and a temporary enclosed walkway at the southwest corner of 34th and Spruce Streets between the Gates Building and the Silverstein Pavilion. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation plans) drainage right-of-way along the northerly and westerly side of Apalogen Street, from School House Lane to a dead-end; River Road. 

October 6, 1983
Minutes of the meeting of September 15, 1983. Executive Director’s Report: “Roxborough/Manayunk District Plan. Blight recertification and Center City Redevelopment Area Plan amendment for an area bounded by Broad Street, Market Street, the easterly building line of the Reading Terminal, 11th Street and Vine Street. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Plumer-Levit Real Estate, Inc. / Bower Lewis Thrower Architects for 1128-1130 Walnut Street for construction of a six-story office building. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and South Street Plaza Associates – Gordon and Irvin Saul for 901-949 South Street, for construction of a shopping center. Bella Vista Zoning Remapping: Change the zoning of various parcels within the area bounded by South Street, 6th Street, Washington Avenue and 11th Street. Bill #1854: Authorize revising the lines and grades by relocating the southwesterly curb line of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway approximately 112 feet southeast of 18th Street. Bill #1861: Amend the City Code by providing for special sign controls in the Main Street Manayunk Historic District Commercial Revitalization Area. Bill #1821: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to accept the conveyance from the Fairmount Park Commission of a 15-acre parcel near Pennypack Street and State Road to allow the expansion of the Detention Center. Bills #1894 and #1895: Amend the FY1984-1989 Capital Program and FY1984 Capital Budget by decreasing certain projects and adding certain projects in the Department of Commerce, Department of Public Property, Department of Streets, Department of Recreation and the Managing Director’s Office. Bill #1863: Remove an unneeded section of Oriole Street to a point approximately 150 feet northeast. Franklin Urban Renewal Area: first modification to the second amended Urban Renewal Plan, reducing the minimum building area from 75 percent of the net building area to 60 percent. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1822) confirm the sale of a 4.5-acre parcel along the westerly side of I-95 northeast of Ashburner Road to Terry Steen for erection of outdoor advertising signs; (Property Bill #1846) confirm the sale of 709-711 N. 10th Street to Jacqueline Spencer for residential development; (Property Bill #1847) confirm the sale of 912-914 N. 12th Street to Frenchy Risco for residential development; (Street Bill #1855) authorize construction and maintenance of a canopy/marquee and certain road modifications in, over and above Chancellor Street between Broad and 15th Streets; (Confirmation plans) Paul Street; Wildey Street. 

October 27, 1983
Minutes of the meeting of October 6, 1983. Executive Director’s Report; death of Horrace ‘Pete’ Allen; Proposed meeting schedule for 1984. Redevelopment Proposal for the Convention Center Urban Renewal Area and amendments to the Center City Redevelopment Area, Market Street East Urban Renewal Area, and the Chinatown City/State Urban Renewal Area. Center City Detention Facility: Bills #1905, #1906 and #1907 authorizing the City to acquire parcels on the north side of Filbert Street between 13th and Juniper Streets. Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: modify the Urban Renewal Plan to approve an agreement with Thomas Jefferson University for construction of an eight-story medical office building with retail space on the first floor and a Surgi-Center on the second and third floors. Former PGH site and vicinity: (Property Bill #1909) authorize the City to enter into a lease with the Redevelopment Authority for a 150,000-square foot portion of the former PGH site for a parking lot for the University of Pennsylvania; (Property Bill #1910) authorize the City to convey fee simple title to the Redevelopment Authority of three parcels adjacent to the University of Pennsylvania for university uses. Proposed amendment to the FY1984-1989 Capital Program and FY1984 Capital Budget: Water Department and Fairmount Park Commission. Bill #1821: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to accept the conveyance from the Fairmount Park Commission of a 15-acre parcel near Pennypack Street and State Road to allow the expansion of the Detention Center. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #83-0873, 4901-4903 Ridge Avenue legalize an auto towing service. Bill #1890) Confirm the sale of 937 W. Huntingdon Street to Ahmed Shuib and Richard Cobb for off-street parking. Bill #1904: Authorize the City to purchase, in lieu of condemnation, a 3.37-acre parcel along the northwesterly side of Whitaker Avenue, approximately 327 feet southwest of Hunting Park Avenue for a Streets Department maintenance garage. Bill #1899: Confirm the sale of 2133-2141 Arch Street to Robert H. Hess for rehabilitation of office space. Bill #1892: Authorize construction of a pedestrian bridge over Clarion Street between Cherry and Quarry Streets. Bill #1893: Authorize the removal of a drainage right-of-way southeastwardly from the intersection of Black Lake and Meeting House Roads. Bill #1902: Authorize the relocation of a portion of the curb line of Harley Place from 85th to 86th Streets. Proposed revision to Holy Family College’s Institutional Development District: construction of a 54-space parking lot at the northeast corner of Frankford and Grant Avenues. 

November 17, 1983
Minutes of the meeting of October 27, 1983. Bills #1894 and #1895: Amend the FY1984-1989 Capital Program and FY1984 capital Budget by decreasing funding of certain projects. Bills #1917 and #1932: Amend the FY1984-1989 Capital Program and FY1984 Capital Budget by transferring from FY1983 to FY1984 projects and amounts in various departments and increasing ne City tax-supported funding for one project. Bills #1930 and #1931: Amend the FY1984-1989 Capital Program and Capital Budget by adding, increasing, decreasing and rescheduling funding for 21 projects. Bill #1940: Authorize the City to purchase, in lieu of condemnation, of a 6.7-acre parcel at the intersection of Wise’s Mill Road and Henry Avenue for a park. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Walnut Towers Associates – Joel F. Weisbein and Joseph S. Zuritsky for 800-834 Walnut Street, for construction of a parking garage with commercial space on the first floor and a portion of the second floor, and foundations for two future high-rise buildings. Market Street East Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Cadillac Fairview/ Barge Joint Venture for the block bounded by 10th, Market, 11th and Filbert Streets, for construction of two office towers over Gallery II. Former Lit Brothers site bounded by 7th, Market, 8th and Arch Streets: Proposal to remove Filbert Street and construct a seven-story office building with 125,000 square feet of retail space within a restored historically-certified façade. University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #6: Redevelopment Proposal, Redevelopment Controls and an agreement for the former PGH site parcels, (Parcel #1) parking lot at the northeast side of South Street, northwest of the Schuylkill Expressway, (Parcel #2) former Botanical Gardens and parking on University Avenue south of Spruce Street, (Parcel #3) former Nurses’ Residence on University Avenue south of Spruce Street. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Partnership for Urban Housing Development, Inc., for Parcel #11c and #11D, southwest corner of 17th Street and Susquehanna Avenue, and northeast corner of 15th and Norris Streets, for construction of 24 units of rental housing for the handicapped on each site. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphia Citywide Development Corporation for 2142 Ridge Avenue and 2125 Oxford Street, for development of a grocery store with parking. Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: first modification to the third amended Urban Renewal Plan, permitting retail sales with storage of merchandise in stores above ground level. Bill #1920: Amend the C-2 Commercial district by deleting “outdoor advertising or non-accessory advertising signs” from the list of permitted uses. Bill #1901: Change the zoning of properties on the northwest corner of 18th Street and 66th Avenue from C-2 Commercial to R-9 Residential. Bill #1934: Authorize the City to enter into an agreement with the State that would permit the widening, reconstruction and improvement of Delaware Avenue from Catharine Street to Packer Avenue, Capital Budget line Item #287. Bill #1885: Relocate the curb line of Summit Avenue from Henry Avenue to a point approximately 1,300-square feet northeast of Henry Avenue. Bill #1912: Authorize the City to condemn a vacant gas station at the southeast corner of 61st Street and Haverford Avenue. Mantua Redevelopment Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Harold Doman, Mary V. Simpson and Verrona M. Doman for 601 N. 34th Street, for a restaurant. Bill #1939: Confirm the sale of 1945 N. Palethorp Street to Carlos Perez for a garden. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Portion of Final Plat, west side of State Road south of Fitler Street) subdivide an 8.5-acre parcel to allow construction of 86 semi-detached two-family dwellings; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1935 and #1936) amend the FY1984-1989 Capital Program and FY1984 Capital Budget, Water Department and Fairmount Park Commission. 

December 1, 1983
Minutes of the meeting of November 17, 1983. Bill #1956: Repeal Title 4 of the Philadelphia Code entitled “Building Code” and adopt a new Title 4 to be entitled “The BOCA Basic Building and Mechanical Codes.” Bill #1957: Change the zoning of the remaining portion of the Katz Tract bounded by Grant Avenue, Welsh Road, Conrail’s New York Short Line and Bustleton Avenue from R-5 Residential, R-5A Residential and R-12 Residential to R-5A Residential. Bill #1942: Confirm the sale of a former City district health center at 1408-1412 Butler Street to Comprehensive Community Outreach, Inc. Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and R&T Castellini Company for 736-738 Pine Street for rehabilitation into 10 apartments. Bill #1947: Authorize the removal of Greene Street from St. George’s Road to a dead-end at Fairmount Park. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1943) authorize construction of a conveyor bridge over Armat Street between Germantown Avenue and Kenyon Avenue; (Zoning Bill #1952) change the zoning of an area bounded by Susquehanna Avenue, 17th Street, French Street and a line parallel with, and 150 feet west of, 17th Street from R-5 Residential to R-10 Residential. 

December 15, 1983
Minutes of the meeting of December 1, 1983. Executive Director’s Report. Release of Census information by neighborhood. “Center City Housing Market Study.” Bill #1966: Confirm the sale of 2747 Muhlfield Street to Thomas Comdron for a yard expansion. Bill #1967: Confirm the sale of 2746 S. Holbrook Street to Francis McCafferty for yard expansion. Bill #1973: Confirm the sale of 2746 S. Muhlfield Street to Robert Fuller for yard expansion. Bill #1979: Confirm the sale of 1703-1723 N. 15th Street to Wilkie Buick/Subaru for parking for an auto dealer. West Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Haddington Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Mt. Carmel Baptist Church for a parking lot for apartment residents and a church at the southwest corner of 57th and Race Streets. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1968) confirm the sale of 113 Pierce Street to Vincent Mancini for construction of a single family dwelling; (Property Bill #1969) confirm the sale of 1423 S. Franklin Street to Geraldine Gregorio for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #1970) confirm the sale of 1425 S. Franklin Street to Geraldine Gregorio for residential rehabilitation; (Portion of Final Plat for Ronnie Circle, area southeast of the intersection of Ayrdale and Lykens Lane) subdivide a 6.2-acre parcel for construction of 17 single family detached units; (Confirmation Plan) area bounded by Lanier Avenue, Schuylkill Avenue, Passyunk Avenue, 26th Street and Penrose Avenue; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1985 and #1986) amend the FY1984-1989 Capital  Program and FY1984 Capital Budget.


1982
January 7, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of December 17, 1981. Acting Director’s Report: Release of “South Delaware Waterfront District Plan.” Proposed Amendment of the FY1982-1987 Capital Program and FY1982 Capital Budget, mid-year amendments. Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #81-1648, southwest corner of Broad and Chancellor Streets, development of a seven-story, 468 car parking garage with ground floor commercial space. Bill #960: Change the zoning for a block bounded by Tioga, Thompson, Venango and Edgemont Streets from G-2 General Industrial to R-9A Residential. Bill #976: Place Thomas Mill Drive, from Clyde Lane to Thomas Mill Terrace, and Thomas Mill Terrace, from Clyde Lane to Thomas Mill Drive. Bill #1018: Authorize the sale of 1327 S. 36th Street to Edward Gora, Jr., for parking and a side yard. Bill #1023: Authorize condemnation of a lot on the northwest corner of 3rd Street and Girard Avenue for construction of a new District Six Health Center. Bill #1024: Confirm the sale of 2501-2507 S. 4th Street for recreational and open space for adjacent Whitman Convalescent Center. Bill #1036: Confirm the sale of 5918 Arch Street to Ralph Brandon for construction of a garage. Bill #1015: Revise the lines and grades of the northwest corner of Chew Avenue and Wister Street. 

January 21, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of January 7, 1982. Acting Director’s Report. Bill #976: Place Thomas Mill Drive, from Clyde Lane to Thomas Mill Terrace, and Thomas Mill Terrace, from Clyde Lane to Thomas Mill Drive. Bills #972 and #980: Amend the Franklin Urban Renewal Plan by changing the land use of Parcel 24-A, at the northwest corner of 8th Street and Callowhill Street, from Public to Light Industrial, for parking and loading for adjacent industry. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1049) confirm the sale of 1631 Bainbridge Street to David Criden and Stuart Freemark for residential rehabilitation; (Zoning Bill #1050) Feltonville Remapping for portions of an area bounded by Roosevelt  Boulevard, Tacony Creek, Conrail, Hunting Park Avenue, Front Street, Wingohocking Street and Conrail; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1051 and #1052) amend the FY1982-1987 Capital Program and FY1982 Capital Budget by adding $1 million to the project “Veteran’s Stadium – Improvements;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1065 and #1066) amend the FY1982-1987 Capital Program and FY1982 Capital Budget by transferring various projects from Fiscal Year 1981 to Fiscal Year 1982; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1067 and #1068) amend the FY1982-1987 Capital Program and FY1982 Capital Budget by adding, deleting, increasing and decreasing various projects; (Third amended Center City Redevelopment Area Plan and 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan for the Southeast Central Urban Renewal Area, unit #1) permit development of 219 condominiums, 69,000 square feet of commercial space, and 347 parking spaces on a 3.42-acre parcel; (Confirmation plans) area west of Bustleton Avenue and south of Welsh Road; 58th Street. 

February 4, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of January 21, 1982. Appointment of the Executive Director. Proposed “Central Waterfront District Plan.” Proposed purchase of 1608 Walnut Street by the Water Department: (Property Bill #1047) authorize the City to purchase a 19-story office building at 1608-1614 Walnut Street; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1045 and #1046) amend the FY1982-1987 Capital Program and FY1982 Capital Budget by adding a project “Water Department Headquarters – 1608 Walnut Street” under the category “Sewers and Drainage” in the amount of $6 million, and a new project “Water Department Headquarters – 1608 Walnut Street” under the category “Waterworks Improvements” in the amount of $6 million. Chinatown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Chinatown Limited Partnership for Parcels #4, #5, #5A and #6 in the 1000 block of Race Street, through to Spring Street, for construction of four walkup buildings containing 56 Section 8 units and 21 parking spaces. Bill #1078: Change the zoning on the east and west sides of N. 5th Street, between Chew and Grange Avenues, from partly R-9A Residential and C-1 Commercial to C-1 Commercial. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Second amended HODAP Application) for eight parcels in Hawthorne in the South Central Urban Renewal Area; (Zoning Bill #1072) Holy Family College Institutional Development District, change the zoning of a 42-acre property at the northeast corner of Frankford Avenue and Grant Avenue from partly R-3 and R-7 Residential to Institutional Development District; (Property Bill #1079): Authorize the City to condemn a property on the southwest side of Germantown Avenue, 55 feet southeast of Mt. Airy Avenue for access to a public parking lot; (Zoning Bill #1089) change the zoning of a 5.9-acre parcel in the area bounded by I-95, Torresdale Avenue and Linden Avenue from REC Recreational to G-2 Industrial.  

February 18, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of February 4, 1982. Executive Director’s Report. Redevelopment Bills #1123, #1124, #1125 and #1127, Public Property Bills #1129 and #1130, Street Bill #1131, Miscellaneous Bills #1122, #1126, #1128 and #1132 (see Attachment A for bill descriptions): Market Street East – Gallery II, permit the construction of a $194 million development in the area bounded by Reading Terminal, Arch Street, 10th Street and Market Street. Haddington Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Haddington Family Associates for Parcels #1, #2, #4, #13A, #13B, #15A, #15D and #16, in the vicinity of 53rd Street, 54th Street, Wyalusing Avenue and Westminster Avenue, for construction of 125 units of Section 8 family townhouses. Bill #1078: Change the zoning on the east and west sides of N. 5th Street, between Chew and Grange Avenues, from partly R-9A Residential and C-1 Commercial to C-1 Commercial. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1086) confirm the sale of 1419 W. Girard Avenue to Harry Friedman for residential/commercial rehabilitation; (Redevelopment Bill #1081) Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, 5th amendment to the Urban Renewal Plan, change the land use of a 9.7-acre parcel on the east side of Island Avenue, north of Lindbergh Boulevard from Residential to Public Institutional, and change the land use of a 15.9-acre parcel on the northeast corner of Island and Penrose Avenues from General Industrial to Airport Related Commercial; (Street Bill #1082) strike Wilder Street between 4th and 5th Streets; (Street Bill #1087) strike Carlton Street from 20th Street to a point 100 feet east of 20th Street; (Confirmation Plan) various drainage rights-of-way east of 9th and Filbert Streets; (Model Cities Urban Renewal Area) amend the 8th amended Redevelopment Proposal and 2nd amended Urban Renewal Plan, designating 801 W. Girard Avenue for acquisition and clearance; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1133 and #1134) amend the FY1982-1987 Capital Program and FY1982 Capital Budget by transferring $800,000 of City self-sustaining new loans from “Philadelphia International Airport – Airport Equipment and Storage Facility” to “North Philadelphia Airport – Acquisition of Hangars and Associated Property.” Bill #1093: Authorize the sale of 2043 W. Ontario Street to Deborah Roye for a side yard. Bill #1099: Authorize the sale of 1230 S. Hancock Street to Raymond Capra for residential construction. Bill #1100: Authorize the sale of 903-907 Wood Street to Maria Bekas for residential construction. Bill #1102: Authorize the sale of 951 N. Fallon Street to Austin Gordin for residential rehabilitation. Germantown Redevelopment Area, Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Modify the Urban Renewal Plan by adding an automobile repair garage as a special use, for the sale and rehabilitation of an auto repair garage. 

March 4, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of February 18, 1982. Executive Director’s Report: Release of two technical reports “Target Industries Profile: Chemistry” and “Target Industries Profile: Machinery.” Proposed FY1983-1988 Capital Program and FY1983 Capital Budget. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Montgomery Family Associates for parcels #12D and #12E, in the vicinity of 20th Street and Montgomery Avenue, for construction of 135 Section 8 family units. Cabot Neighborhood Strategy Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Berger and Company for Parcel #15B, at the southwest corner of 15th and Jefferson Streets, for construction of 39 Section 8 family units. Susquehanna Neighborhood Strategy Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and MDCM Development Co., for Parcel #11A-2, at the northeast corner of 20th Street and Susquehanna Avenue, for construction of 37 Section 8 family units. Haddington Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Haddington Family Associates for Parcels #1, #2, #3, #13A, #13B, #15A, #15D and #16, in the vicinity of 53rd Street, 54th Street, Wyalusing Avenue and Westminster Avenue, for construction of 125 Section 8 family units with 131 parking spaces. Central Tioga City/State Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Citizens of Tioga Nicetown, Inc./ Tioga Nicetown Community Development Corporation for Parcels #1, #3, #4, #5, #11 and #12, on Venango Street between 15th and 17th Streets, for construction of 24 semi-detached single family Section 235 homes with community gardens. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and National Temple Non-Profit Corporation, for Parcel #15A-1, at the northwest corner of 15th and Cabot Streets, for construction of 23 Section 235 family units. Request for License Agreement with Spanish Merchants’ Development Corporation, from the Vacant Property Review Committee, for construction of 81 Section 8 family housing units. Bill #1092: Change the zoning of a property on the east side of Wister Street, between Godfrey Avenue and Laveer Street, from R-9 Residential to R-13 Residential. Bill 31074: Revise the lines and grades at the intersection of Martins Mill Road and Oxford Avenue. Bill #1101: Authorize the City to convey 4701 Chestnut Street to the Redevelopment Authority to market for residential construction. Bill #1142: Confirm the sale of 627 S. 11th Street to Satish Jindel for residential rehabilitation. Bill #1119: Authorize the purchase of a two-acre property on the southwest side of Columbia Avenue and the southeast side of Beech Street, for an addition to Penn Treaty Park. Bill #1145: Authorize the sale of 5449 Cherry Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1143) confirm the sale of 3614 Spring Garden Street to Robert H. Hess for residential construction; (Property Bill #1144) confirm the sale of 4546 Wyalusing Avenue to Weinstein Supply Company for expansion of a plumbing supply business; (Property Bill #1147) confirm the sale of 3415 W. Clearfield Street to Bernard A. Michini for access to an adjacent commercial property; (Street Bill #1135) revise the lines and grades of Market Street from 36th Street to 40th Street. Bill #1111: Authorize the sale of 1140 E. Atlantic Street. Bill #1112: Authorize the sale of 1142 E. Atlantic Street. Bill #1113: Authorize the sale of 1144 E. Atlantic Street. Bill #1114: Authorize the sale of 1146 E. Atlantic Street. Bill #1115: Authorize the sale of 3506 N. Hope Street to API Machine Company for industrial expansion. Bill #1116: Authorize the sale of a parking lot at 2800 N. Hancock Street. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Laragione Marble Company for 832-834 N. 19th Street, for development of a parking lot for an existing business. 

March 18, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of March 4, 1982. Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #82-0111, 150006 Barcalow Street, #82-0112, 606 Artwood Drive, #82-0113, 409 Tomlinson Road, and #82-0114, 11978, for the establishment of community living arrangements. Bill #1119: Authorize the purchase of a two-acre property on the southwest side of Columbia Avenue and the southeast side of Beech Street, for an addition to Penn Treaty Park. Bill #1148: Authorize the City to convey a 23.5-acre property on the west side of Front Street, north of Luzerne Street, to the School District without consideration, for construction of a skill center and high school. Bill #1161: Amend Bill #771, which authorized the City to convey the former Fidelity Mutual Building at 25th Street and Fairmount Avenue, to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. Community College Institutional Development District Master Plan: for construction of a four-story parking garage and expansion space for a physical education building, an academic building and classroom facilities in an area bounded by 16th Street, Spring Garden Street, 18th Street, Buttonwood Street, 17th Street and Callowhill Street. Release of report “Philadelphia’s River Resources.” Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1152) change the zoning of portions of the area bounded by Locust Street, 40th Street, Spruce Street, 38th Street, Woodland Avenue, 42nd Street, Chester Avenue and 46th Street; (Zoning Bill #1140) change the zoning in the area bounded by Chew Avenue, Washington Lane, Conrail, Johnson Street, Ardleigh Street, Haines Street, Anderson Street and Chelten Avenue; (University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #4) fifth modification to the Urban Renewal Plan, to permit construction of a parking garage with retail and/or office space above on Walnut Street, between 36th and 37th Streets, and a parking garage with ground level retail at the northeast corner of 38th and Walnut Streets; (University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #5) first modification to the first amended Urban Renewal Plan, to permit construction of a parking garage with ground level retail at the northeast corner of 34th and Chestnut Streets; (Confirmation Plan) easements along a portion of Island Avenue. Bill #1157: Authorize the sale of a parking lot at 1447-1449 S. 7th Street to Albert Einstein- Daroff Division for parking for a medical center. 

April 1, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of March 18, 1982. Kensington South Zoning Remapping. Bill #1166: Amend a portion of the Philadelphia Code entitled “Special Controls in areas abutting Parkways, Historical Shrines and Civic Projects” by imposing special sign controls in certain designated commercial revitalization areas of Central Germantown. Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Housing Dynamics, Inc., for 4624-4642 Walnut Street, to rehabilitate five buildings containing 60 family rental units. Bills #1170 and #1171: Amend the FY1982-1987 Capital Program and FY1982 Capital Budget by transferring $200,000 from the project “Abandonment Prevention and Site Improvement Program – First Councilmanic District to a new project “Demolition of Public Nuisance and Dangerous Properties – First Councilmanic District.” Items in Accord with Previous Policy; (Property Bill #1172) confirm the sale of 856 N. Orkney Street to Hector Rosario for a garden; (Confirmation Plan) area bounded by 10th, 12th, Arch and Market Streets. Bill #1175: Remove Galloway Street from Pattison Avenue to point 1,320 feet north. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Dr. Anthony Benedetto for 1200-1202 Locust Street for rehabilitation into doctor’s office with apartments above. 

April 15, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of April 1, 1982. Executive Director’s Report: “Nursing Homes in Philadelphia;” “Olney Terminal Development Plan.” Hunting Park West Development Plan.” Proposed development at Wise’s Mill Road and Henry Avenue, construction of a 17-story, 320-unit multi-family building on a 6.7-acre parcel: Certification of compliance with the Wissahickon Watershed ordinance; (Bill #286) change the zoning from R-13 to R-2 Residential. School District’s Proposed FY1982-1983 Capital Budget and FY1983-1988 Capital Program. University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the University of Pennsylvania for Parcel 9D-3, at the northeast corner of 39th and Market Streets, for development of an entry park to Presbyterian Medical Center. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1185) confirm the sale of 1937 N 33rd Street to Alpha Theta Chapter for a professional headquarters; (Redevelopment Bill #1183) amend the Model Cities Redevelopment Proposal by providing for the acquisition of eight vacant properties and the right of owners to use a rear alley abutting 2329 to 2349 N. 29th Street, for improvements to the Ridge/Columbia commercial strip, Guiffre Medical Center, and properties next to Strawberry Square Shopping Center; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1198 and #1199) adopt the Recommended FY1983-1989 Capital Program and FY1983 Capital Budget; (Confirmation Plan) Van Horn Street. Bill #1182: Authorize the City to purchase a property on the southeast corner of Olney Avenue and Fairhill Street for parking for the 5th Street Commercial Strip. Bill #1184: Authorize the City to condemn land on the southwest corner of 28th and Dauphin Streets for a new District Five health center. Bill #1180: Strike and vacate a portion of the northeasterly side of Bartram Avenue between Holstein and Essington Avenues. Bill #1187: Strike and vacate an irregular portion on the southwest side of Scotchbrook Drive, 90 feet northwest of Bustleton Avenue. Bill #1193: Strike the northerly 10 feet of Poplar Street between Front Street and Canal Street. Bill #1201: Strike an 80-feet wide water and gas right-of-way in the former bed of Kingsessing Avenue between 42nd and 43rd Streets. 

May 6, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of April 15, 1982. Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #82-0111, 150006 Barcalow Street, #82-0112, 606 Artwood Drive, #82-0113, 409 Tomlinson Road, and #82-0114, 11978, for the establishment of community living arrangements. Executive Director’s Report. “Hunting Park West Development Plan.” Zoning Board of Adjustment Case, 6300 Greene Street, request the addition of a 120-bed nursing home and 50 apartment units to a 60-unit boarding house. Old City Redevelopment Area: redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Harry L. Devoe, Jr., Artemis W. Jovkowsky, Arch-Front Associates, for a 5,370-square foot lot for use in conjunction with the commercial and residential rehabilitation of two adjacent five-story buildings. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: tenth modification to the Urban Renewal Plan, to revise the floor area ratio, density, setback and parking controls for parcel #20 at the northeast corner of 12th and Locust Streets. Whitman Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Robert A. Goldenberg and Ivan M. Popkin for 2703-2817 S. 3rd Street, for construction of a Toys R Us retail store. Bill #1074: Revise the lines and grades at the intersection of Martins Mill Road and Oxford Avenue. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1027) amend Section 14-302 of the Zoning Code by permitting existing buildings zoned C-1 Commercial to be converted to two-family dwellings; (Portion of Final Plat, southwest corner of Bustleton Avenue and Welsh Road) for construction of 64 semi-detached two-family structures and eight retail stores; (Final Plat, northwesterly side of Summit Avenue, northeast of Henry Avenue) Thomas Mill Development, for construction of 15 detached, single-family dwellings and 38 semi-detached single-family dwellings. Proposed Institutional Development District for Roxborough Memorial Hospital, northeast corner of Jamestown and Ridge Avenues. Bill #1240: Authorize the City to accept Benson Park for recreation purposes. Bill #1210: Authorize the sale of 427 Brown Street. Bill #1228: Authorize the sale of 3616 Wallace Street to Rev. Charles H. Riley for a side yard. Bill #1229: Authorize the sale of 3618 Wallace Street to Rev. Charles H. Riley for residential rehabilitation. Bill #1241: Authorize the sale of 1941 Gratz Street. Bill #1242: Authorize the sale of 1432 N. Newkirk Street. Bill #1243: Authorize the sale of 1508-1516 W. Poplar Street to Lawrence McArthur for off-street parking for a funeral home. Bill #1244: Authorize the sale of 1517 W. York Street. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Harold S. Levin for 1124 Walnut Street, for construction of a three-story office building. 

May 20, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of May 6, 1982. Executive Director’s Report. Presentation and release of “Citizen Survey: City of Philadelphia.” Discussion of “A Case Study of Northern Liberties – Trend Toward Reinvestment and Displacement.” Proposed revisions to the Recommended FY1983-1988 Capital Program and Recommended FY1983 Capital Budget. Bill #1247: Authorize the sale of land on the northwest side of I-95 northeast of Ashburner Street, to Steen Outdoor Advertising, for construction of outdoor advertising signs. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1263) confirm the sale of 4003 Filbert Street to Linsay Enterprises, Inc., for a rear yard; (Property Bill #1272) authorize the City to condemn land east of 61st Street and Lindbergh Boulevard for the Airport High Speed Line and new ballfields; (Property Bill #1279) confirm the sale of 2625 W. Fletcher Street to William J. Donovan Company for industrial expansion; (Street Bill #1213) Vacate or relocate certain streets within the area bounded by Kingsessing Avenue, 47th Street, Woodland Avenue and 49th Street; (Confirmation plans) area bounded by 27th, Dauphin, 29th and York Streets; northwesterly corner of Chew Avenue and Wister Street; Hillside Avenue; Vandike Street. Bill #1253: Authorize striking Dilworth Street, Porter and Shunk Streets in the area bounded by Wolf Street, Weccacoe Avenue, Oregon Avenue and Vandella Street. Bill #1264: Authorize striking various streets in the area northeast of Ayrdale Road and Lykens Lane. Bill #1246: Authorize conveyance of land on the northwest side of State Road, northeast of Ashburner Road, to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for sale to a landscaping business, P.J. O’Shaughnessy and Sons. Bill #1252: Authorize the sale of rear 1021-1025 Dickinson Street to Michael Gabor for residential construction. Bill #1262: Authorize the sale of 637 N. 35th Street to Ronald C. Cartwright for residential rehabilitation. Bill #1269: Authorize the City to purchase property on the southwest side of Erie Avenue, 870 feet southeast of D Street, for a Police Department warehouse. Bill #1278: Authorize the City to purchase property on the northeast corner of 56th and Pine Streets for parking for the 18th Police District and Division Headquarters. 

June 3, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of May 20, 1982. Executive Director’s Report. Resolution commending G. Edward DeSeve. Highlights of the 1980 Census for Philadelphia. Release of policy statement on Community-Based Residential Facilities. Zoning Board of Adjustment case at 5104 N. 5th Street, conversion of an attached structure into a four-family dwelling containing six people. Discussion of “Case Study of Northern Liberties – Trend Toward Reinvestment and Displacement.” Bill #1268: Amend Section 14-1601 of the Philadelphia Code dealing with quarries, dumps and landfills by requirement City Council authorization for landfills on residentially zoned properties. Bill #1273: Authorize the City to condemn four parcels of the east and west sides of Wheeler Street between 74th and 75th Streets for the Eastwick Regional Park. Hahnemann Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and American Stores Realty Corporation for Parcels #6 and #7, on the 100 block of N. 15th Street, for development of an expanded parking area. Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Conveyance of 24 parcels in an area bounded by Grays Ferry Avenue, 25th Street, Tasker Street and 32nd Street, for uses including parking, playgrounds, tree walks and a sitting park, from the Redevelopment Authority to the City of Philadelphia. South Central Urban Renewal Area: Conveyance of a public walkway, at 1128-1132 South Street, from the Redevelopment Authority to the City of Philadelphia. 

June 24, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of June 3, 1982. Report on Ken-Crest, Inc. request for the placement of Intermediate Care facilities for the mentally retarded in Bustleton and Somerton. Philadelphia Electric Company proposal for construction of a transmission line between the Delaware Station and the Callowhill Substation. Fishtown II Zoning Remapping: Change the zoning of various parcels in the area bounded by Front Street, Norris Street, Frankford Avenue and Norris Street. Southwest Frankford Zoning Remapping: Change the zoning of various parcels in the area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Frankford Creek, Wingohocking Street, Adams Avenue and Unity Street. Bill #1137: Authorize the sale of 4700-4708 Sansom Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bills #1301 through #1309) confirm the sale of nine rear yards in the 6700 block of Egret Place to adjacent property owners; (Property Bill #1312) confirm the sale of 903 Nectarine Street to Philip Bogatin for commercial/industrial development; (Property Bill #1313) confirm the sale of 907 Nectarine Street to Philip Bogatin for commercial/industrial development; (Zoning Bill #1296) change the zoning of the area bounded by Thompson Street, 15th Street, Cabot Street and 16th Street from R-10 Residential and C-2 Commercial to R-10A Residential; (Zoning Bill #1339) change the zoning of the area on the north side of Susquehanna Avenue, between 20th and Uber Streets, from R-5 Residential to R-12 Residential; (Redevelopment Bill #1294) amend the Southeast Central Redevelopment Proposal and Redevelopment Area Plan, for the block bounded by 2nd, 3rd, South and Lombard Streets, too allow construction of 219 condominium dwelling units and 69,000 square feet of commercial space on the former Abbotts Dairy site; (Street Bill #1297) authorize striking and vacating the southerly six feet of Chancellor Street from Broad Street to a point 262 feet west of Broad Street; (Street Bill #1299) authorize various street revisions in the area east of Southampton Road and south of Roosevelt Boulevard. Bill #1292: Authorize the City to purchase a property on the northwest side of Macalester Avenue. Bill #1310: Authorize the sale of 1240 Ellsworth Street. Bill #1131; Authorize the sale of 223 W. Poplar Street. Bill #1298: Authorize widening of 23rd Street between Race and Vine Streets. Bill #1341: Confirm the sale of 2110 Cherry Street to Sebastian Rubbo for construction of a single family dwelling. Bill 31326: Revise streets in the block bounded by Broad Street, Fitzwater Street, Park Avenue and Catharine Street. Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Olde Kensington Redevelopment Corporation for Parcels #1, #2, #12, #13, #15 and #16 for rehabilitation. Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Bart and Patricia Quinlan for 500 S. 28th Street, for use as a grocery Store with one dwelling unit above. 

July 15, 1982
Minutes of June 24, 1982. Executive Director’s Report: Release of “Central Riverfront District Plan” and “Philadelphia’s River Resources Technical Paper.” Proposed revision to the RC-6 Residential District Master Plan, vicinity of Umbria and Shawmont Avenues: construction of 132 attached, two-story structures containing 234 units and 345 parking spaces. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #4) revision to the 5th modification to the Urban Renewal Plan, to allow commercial uses in the basement, first and second floors, with the exception of 3430-3436 Sansom Street, to limit commercial usage per structure to 4,000 square feet, to allow 80 percent lot coverage, and to revise parking controls; (Confirmation plans) Wilder Street, gas right-of-way; Carlton Street, drainage and utility rights-of-way; Cheltenham Avenue; Thomas Mill Drive, Thomas Mill Terrace; (Street Bill #1350) provide for an eight-foot-wide pull off lane along the easterly side of Broad Street south of Locust Street; (Street Bill #1357) strike from the City Plan and vacate Columbia Avenue and Marlborough Street from Beach Street to the Delaware River pierhead line; (Southeast Central Development Area, unit #1) first modification to the amended Urban Renewal Plan, block bounded by 2nd, South, 3rd and Lombard Streets, to permit Abbotts Square Development, 282 units, 70,000 square-feet of commercial and 403 parking spaces; (Model Cities Urban Renewal Area) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Progress-Strawberry Square Associates for Parcel #9, at the northeast corner of 29th and Dauphin Streets; (Property Bill #1352) authorize the City to purchase a lot on the northeast side of Ogontz Avenue, 170 feet northwest of Olney Avenue for expansion of Kemble Park. Bill #1345: Authorize the sale of 129-159 W. Allegheny Avenue to Jackson-Cross Company. Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Hee Kyung Park for 51 W. Chelten Avenue, for renovation of a shoe repair store. 

August 19, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of July 15, 1982. Executive Director’s Report: SEPTA’s “Message to Riders” pamphlet; Release of the “Hunting Park West Development Plan;” “New York Shortline Passenger Rail Feasibility Study;” Cancellation of Planning Commission meeting of September 2, 1982. Recertify the Center City Redevelopment Area as blighted: block bounded by 16th, 17th, Ludlow and Ranstead Streets. Proposed RC-6 Residential District for the former U.S. Naval Home: permit construction of 325 townhouse condominiums, the rehabilitation of Biddle Hall with 65 rental units, 17,000 square feet of commercial space, and 489 parking spaces. Presentation of “Eastwick Urban Renewal Plan Review.” Comprehensive Delaware Waterfront Plan: proposed “North Delaware Riverfront District Plan;” (Zoning Bill #1384) amend the Zoning Code by establishing the “Waterfront Development District;” (Property Bill #1390) confirm the sale of 24-28 Norfolk Street to the Philadelphia Ship Maintenance Company; (Street Bill #1365) remove the southwesterly 15-foot portion of Allegheny Avenue between I-95 and the bulkhead of the Delaware River. Independence Hall Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine for a strip of ground running from Cherry Street to Race Street between 8th and 9th Streets, for development of a 55-space parking lot; (Redevelopment Bill #1382) amend the Urban Renewal Plan by changing the land use from Light Industrial to Commercial for certain parcels in the area bounded by 9th, Race, 7th and Arch Streets; (Zoning Bill #1383) change the zoning of three parcels in the area bounded by 9th, Race, 7th and Arch Streets to C-4 Commercial. Bill #1379: Amend the chapter of the City Code dealing with the “Sale of City Real Estate” by requiring only one ordinance of City Council for the sale of surplus City property. Bill #1363: Change the zoning of a lot on the southwest corner of Richmond and Bridge Streets from R-9A and C-2 to C-2 Commercial. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1368) authorize the City to purchase land on the northeast corner of Ogontz and Olney Avenues; (Property Bill #1372) confirm the sale of 2748 N. Front Street to Ruis A. Riviera for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #1389) confirm the sale of 930 Catharine Street to Peter V. Paone for residential construction; (Property Bill #1411) confirm the sale of 3600 Old York Road to Harry Friedman for residential construction; (Zoning Bill #1371) Southwest Frankford Zoning remapping for portions of the area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Frankford Creek, Wingohocking Street, Adams Avenue and Unity Street; (Zoning Bill #1376) change the zoning of a property bounded by Penrose Avenue, the I-95 right-of-way and Island Avenue from G-2 to G-3 Industrial; (Zoning Bill #1402) Roxborough Memorial Hospital Institutional Development District, change the zoning of a property on the northeast corner of Ridge and Jamestown Avenues from R-5 and C-2 to IDD; (Street Bill #1369) authorize striking Cresheim Valley Drive between McCallum and Greene Streets; (Confirmation Plan) Chancellor Street; (Proposed IDD revision) University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Maser Plan, modify controls for historically certified row homes at 3402-3436 Sansom Street. Bill #1385: Authorize the sale of 709-711 N. 10th Street to Hakeem Jabar for construction of a private garage. Bills #1386, #1387 and #1388: Authorize the sale of 908, 912-914 and 918 N. 12th Street to Hakeem Jabar for construction of a neighborhood reading center. Bill #1393: Authorize the sale of 4148 W. Girard Avenue. Bill #1404: Authorize the City to purchase 4360 Cresson Street to be added to a City-owned parking lot at Main and Levering Street. East Temple Urban Renewal Area: third modification to the 3rd amended Urban Renewal Plan, change the land use designation of a property at the northeast corner of 9th and Oxford Streets to Mixed Residential/Commercial. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St. George for rehabilitation of four buildings at 238-248 S. 8th Street. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Cleaning Enterprises of Philadelphia/ Hourglass Cleaners for 45-47 W. Chelten Avenue and 49 W. Chelten Avenue, for renovation and expansion of a dry cleaner. 

September 16, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of August 19, 1982. Proposed amendments to the FY1983-1988 Capital Program and FY1983 Capital Budget. Executive Director’s Report: “Target Industries Profile” paper; “Enterprise Zones in Philadelphia” paper; award of City Service Pin to Irma Argro. Façade and Sign Guidelines: Chestnut/Walnut Commercial Area. Discussion of parking policies for Center City: Release of “Parking in Center City: Present Conditions, Future Demand and Policy Options;” Release of “1980 Center City Parking Inventory.” Presentation of “Waterfront Industry Analysis.” Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: (Redevelopment Agreement) between the Redevelopment Authority and the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine for a strip of ground running from Cherry Street to Race Street between 8th and 9th Streets, for development of a 55-space parking lot; (Bill #1382) amend the Urban Renewal Plan by changing the land use from Light Industrial to Commercial; (Bill #1383) rezone three parcels to C-4 Commercial. Morrell Park/Brookhaven Zoning Remapping: Change the zoning for portions of an area bounded by Red Lion Road, Poquessing Creek, Grant Avenue and Academy Road. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: first amendatory agreement with Washington West Properties, to amend the Redevelopment Agreement by deleting 11 parcels and constructing 131 Section 8 rental units on the remaining parcels. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Frederick E. Bredahl-Peterson, Joel N. Jutkowitz, Ellis Elgart, Joseph Mendels for the rehabilitation of 1201-1211 Locust Street into 11,420 square feet of office space and eight apartments. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation plans) area bounded by Wolf Street, Weccacoe Avenue, Oregon Avenue and Vandalia Street; Bartram Avenue, drainage right-of-way. Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Miriam Krik, Easter Krik, Vladimir Katz, Eugene Katz for rehabilitation of 5600-5606 Germantown Avenue into stores and offices. University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the University of Pennsylvania for the rehabilitation of 3708 Chestnut Street into an intercultural center. 

October 7, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of September 16, 1982. Executive Director’s Report. Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #82-1259, 118-120 N. 18th Street, construction of a 13-story office building. Bill #1459: Change the zoning of the former U.S. Naval Home, southeast corner of Schuylkill Avenue and Bainbridge Street from R-5 Residential to RC-6 Residential. Bill #1456: Amend Chapter 19-1300 of the Philadelphia Code by adding a section entitled “Authorization to Offer Exemption from Real Estate Taxes on new Construction of Residential Properties.” Bill #1458: Amend Title 16 of the Philadelphia Code by adding a chapter entitled “Councilmanic District Development Program.” Franklin Urban Renewal Area: Transfer Parcels #1A, 1B, 5A, 5B, 6C and 13B from the Redevelopment Authority to the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation to market as part of the Callowhill/Franklin industrial area. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1484) change the zoning of on the south side of Buttonwood Street between 17th and 18th Streets from RC-4 Residential to Institutional Development District; (Confirmation plans) Market Street; Galloway Street; (Property Bill #1426) confirm the sale of 4214 N. 15th Street to Roger and Walter Millhouse for residential/commercial rehabilitation; (Property Bill #1448) confirm the sale of 29 N. Preston Street to James Renwick for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #1452) confirm the sale of 1517-1519 Parrish Street to Robert Giordano/Arch Reid for an artist studio; (Zoning Bill #1474)  Fishtown II Remapping, area bounded by Front Street, Norris Street, Frankford Avenue and Laurel Street; (South Central Urban Renewal Area) sixth amended redevelopment proposal including the 6th amended Urban Renewal Plan, allowing for the acquisition of 721 S. Mole Street to complete the assemblage for the Scottish Rite House; (Confirmation plans) Black Lake Road, Black Lake Place, Townsend Road, Meeting House Road, drainage rights-of-way; Fairmount Park in the area northeastwardly from the intersection of Ayrdale Road and Lykens Lane; Scotchbrook Drive; northwest corner of Woodhaven and Knights Roads. Bill #1427: Authorize the City to accept five lots on the southeast side of Armat Street, between Greene Street and Germantown Avenue, and southwest corner of Kenyon and E. Woodlawn Streets from the Redevelopment Authority for public parking. Bill #1436: Authorize the City to convey 462-470 N. 8th Street to the Redevelopment Authority to convey to P.A.I.D. for industrial reuse. Bill #1455: Authorize the City the condemn a lot at the southeast corner of Arch and Redfield Streets for park purposes. Bill #1429: Authorize the City to purchase a two-story industrial building at the northeast corner of Fairhill and Huntingdon Streets for parking for St. Christopher’s Hospital. Bill #1745: Authorize striking and vacating McKean Street between Delaware Avenue and Dilworth Street. 

October 21, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of October 7, 1982. Executive Director’s Report: Adoption of the Commission meeting schedule for 1983. Bill #1459: Change the zoning of the former U.S. Naval Home, southeast corner of Schuylkill Avenue and Bainbridge Street from R-5 Residential to RC-6 Residential. Bills #1485 and #1486: Amend the FY1983-1989 Capital Program and FY1983 Capital Budget by adding a project entitled “Weatherization Program – Citywide” in the amount of $2 million and deleting the same in 1983 from the project “Penn’s Landing.” Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Mary Perkins and Mattie Frisby for 1934-1944 N. Woodstock Street, for construction of a three-story, 120-bed nursing home. Bill #1489: Authorize the City to make City-owned property available for the development of vending malls, and designate JFK Plaza as the first such property. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1491) confirm the sale of 1631 Bainbridge Street to Beatrice and Gerald Linson for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #1492) confirm the sale of 2429 Federal Street to William A. Duffy and Sons for storage of roofing materials; (Property Bill #1493) confirm the sale of 2628-2632 Webster Street to Anthony Milano for residential development; (Property Bill # 1496) confirm the sale of 234 Ellsworth Street to Joseph Pastore for residential development; (Property Bill #1503) confirm the sale of 4027-4031 Haverford Avenue to Herbert and Thelma Kidder for retail sale of furniture; (Confirmation plans) 23rd Street; Broad Street; Allegheny Avenue; (Capital Program and Budget Bill #1527) amend the FY1983-1988 Capital Program and FY1983 Capital Budget by transferring various projects form FY1982 to FY1983; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1518 and #1519) amend the FY1983-1988 Capital Program and FY1983 Capital Budget by transferring various projects from FY1982 to FY1983; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1520 and #1521) amend the FY1983-1988 Capital Program and FY1983 Capital Budget by making various additions, deletions and reviews to projects. Bill #1488: Authorize the City to purchase property at the southeast corner of Front and Berks Streets for an entrance to the Frankford El station. Bill #1490: Authorize the sale of 3636 Wharton Street to Lawrence Harper for a garden. Bill #1502: Authorize the sale of 641 N. 35th Street. Bill #1516: Authorize the sale of 3962 Main Street. University City Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Janet Abbey and Michael Singer for 3310 Race Street, for rehabilitation into six apartments. 

November 4, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of October 21, 1982. Bill #1459: Change the zoning of the former U.S. Naval Home: permit construction of 325 townhouse condominiums, the rehabilitation of Biddle Hall with 65 rental units, 17,000 square feet of commercial space, and 489 parking spaces. Bill #1528: Authorize the City to accept 3518-3520 Bowman Street for Recreation Department programming. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1351) confirm the sale of 1142 E. Atlantic Street to Warren and Kathleen Leibig for single-family residential use. Bill #1536: Revise streets in the area bounded by Broad, Locust, Juniper and Watts Streets. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and David Shrier, Linda Shrier, Raymond S. Page, III and Henry S. McNeil, Jr., for 908-910 Spruce Street, for rehabilitation into apartments. 

November 18, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of November 4, 1982. Commission resolution RE: pay increase for Executive Director position. ZBA Calendar #82-1091, 2103-2107 Sansom Street through to 2100-2016 Chestnut Street, extend a parking garage to permit ingress and egress on Chestnut Street. ZBA Calendar #82-1259, 118-120 N. 18th Street, construction of a 13-story office building. ZBA Calendar #82-1469, 1600 Market Street, request to exceed the allowable gross floor area by adding retail space on the ground floor and by adding office space on the 40th and 41st floors. Bill #1458: Amend title 16 of the Philadelphia Code by adding a chapter entitled “Councilmanic District Development Program.” Bills #1485 and #1486: Amend the FY1983-1988 Capital Program and FY1983 Capital Budget by adding a project entitled “Weatherization Program – Citywide” in the amount of $2 million, and deleting the same in FY1983 from the project “Penn’s Landing.” Consideration of proposed parking policies in Center City. Presentation and release of “Broad and Olney Parking Study.” Bill #1543: Authorize the sale of 5808 Arch Street. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1538) confirm the sale of 959 N. Lawrence Street to Marc A. Bernstein for residential construction; (Property Bill #1551) confirm the sale of 609 S. Hancock Street to Howard Lander for off-street parking; (Confirmation Plan) utility right-of-way in the bed of the former Kingsessing Avenue between 42nd and 43rd Streets. Bill #1537: Authorize the sale of 808 N. 4th Street to James Grant for residential rehabilitation. Bill #1542: Authorize the City to condemn two properties on the southwest side of Main Street southeast of Carson Street for access to the Manayunk Canal. Chinatown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and David B. Einstein/Commercial Office for Furniture for the rear of 1022 Spring Garden Street, to convey title to present and past uses. 

December 2, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of November 18, 1982. Chairman’s Report: Alternate for the Managing Director; Alternate for the Finance Director; Appointment of new Commission member. Bill #1458: Amend Title 16 of the Philadelphia Code by adding a new chapter entitled “Councilmanic District Development Program.” Bill #1558: Direct the Department of Public Property to refrain from leasing, selling or otherwise encumbering any portion of the former P.G.H. site until December 31, 1987, except for providing no less than 12 acres of this site for construction of a nursing home financed by the Veterans Administration. Bill #1456: Amend Chapter 19-1300 of the Philadelphia Code by adding a new section entitled “Authorization to Offer Exemptions from Real Estate Taxes on New Construction of Residential Properties.” ZBA Case #82-1469, 1600 Market Street, permit construction of a 193-foot-tall transmission tower on the roof of this building. Proposed revision to the University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan: allow construction of a two-story academic building, an underground auditorium and an extension to a lobby at the southwest corner of 36th and Walnut Streets. Proposed revision to the University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District Master Plan: allow construction of a three-story addition to a research building at the northwest corner of 36th and Spruce Streets.  

December 16, 1982
Minutes of the meeting of December 2, 1982. Swearing-in new Commissioner Leo G. Copeland. Chairman’s Report. Executive Director’s Report: Release of “Citizen Survey: City of Philadelphia.” Bill #1563: Kensington South Zoning remapping for portions of an area bounded by Girard Avenue, Cadwallader Street, American Street, Berks Street and Front Street. Bill #1558: Direct the Department of Public Property to refrain from leasing, selling or otherwise encumbering any portion of the former P.G.H. site until December 31, 1987, except for providing no less than 12 acres of this site for construction of a nursing home financed by the Veterans Administration. Bill #1570: Change the zoning of portions of an area bounded by Walnut, Spruce, 15th and 16th Streets. Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Sage Group Inc., and Peter Hamilton for 736-738 Pine Street for rehabilitation into 10 apartments. Item sin Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1571 and #1572) amend the FY1983-1988 Capital Program and FY1983 Capital Budget; (Confirmation Plan) area bounded by Fitzwater Street, Park Avenue, Catharine Street and Broad Street. Bills #416 and #417: Authorize the sale of 1423 S. Franklin Street and 1425 S. Franklin Street to Nicholas Gregario for residential rehabilitation. Bill #1566: Authorize striking and vacating a portion of Franklin Street between Reed and Dickinson Streets. Bill #1543: Authorize the sale of a lot at the rear of 5808 Arch Street. Release of publication “Economic and Social Indicators for Philadelphia Census Tracts – 1980.” 


1981
January 8, 1981
Minutes of the meeting of December 4, 1980. * 1981 meeting schedule. * Proposed conversion of industrial buildings to residential uses in an area bounded by 11th, Broad, Spring garden and Vine Streets. * Amended Redevelopment Proposal and Bill #500 for the Market East Urban Renewal Area: amend the Urban Renewal Plan to permit acquisition of eight properties along the east side of 11th Street between Arch and Filbert Streets for a privately developed 750-car parking garage. * Proposed Institutional Development District for Einstein Northern: area bounded by Old York Road, Tabor Road, 12th Street and Sommerville Avenue. * Bill #442: Change the zoning of a property on the northwest side of Convent Avenue, 325 feet southeast of Torresdale Avenue from R-3 Residential to REC Recreational. * Bill #470: Confirm the sale of 5122 Wynnefield Avenue. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #480) strike 40th Street between Conshohocken Avenue and Presidential Boulevard; (Street Bill #499) widen City Avenue southwest of Presidential Boulevard. * Bill #478: Authorize the sale of a parcel at the southeast corner of 15th Street and Naudain Street for residential construction. * Bill #483: Authorize the sale of a City parking lot at 1901-1919 E. York Street. * Bill #485: Authorize the sale of 430 N. 33rd Street for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #486: Authorize the sale of 4546 Wyalusing Avenue for expansion of an adjacent business. * School District request for an addition to the Widener Memorial School. * Resignation of the Executive Director. 

January 22, 1981
Minutes of the meeting of January 8, 1991. * Consideration of Acting Executive Director. * Bill #503: Amend the Zoning Code by adding a section entitled “Special Controls for Chestnut Street / Walnut Street Commercial Area.” * Bill #442: Change the zoning for a property (Eden Hall Tract) on the northwest side of Convent Avenue southeast of Torresdale Avenue from R-3 Residential to REC Recreational. * Bill #129: Repeal Bill #1809, approved 9/27/1979, which authorized the City to condemn for park purposes a vacant lot on the northwest side of Torresdale Avenue, northeast of Eden Street. * Bill #511: Strike Ranstead Street between 8th Street and 9th Street. University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Amend the Urban Renewal Plan by changing the land use of Parcel #3, bounded by 36th, Filbert and Warren Streets, from Residential to Commercial to permit construction of a child care center and commercial facility. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate 28th Street, from Dauphin Street to Gordon Street, and Gordon Street from 28th to 29th Streets. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #505) change the zoning of portions of an area bounded by Comly, Academy, Red Lion and Decatur Roads; (Zoning Bill #506) change the zoning of an area bounded by Knights, Red Lion, Academy and Woodhaven Roads; (Zoning Bill #507) change the zoning for portions of an area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Woodhaven, Thornton and Comly Roads; (Zoning Bill #508) change the zoning for portions of an area bounded by Woodhaven, Academy, Comly and Thornton Roads; (Property Bill #509) authorize the City to purchase a building on the northwest corner of Broad and Brown Streets for the Traffic Court. * City Plan Change: Allow for the construction of a pedestrian bridge across 24th Street north of Ranstead Street. * City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Carlton Street from 20th Street eastward to a dead end. * City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Catherine Street from Swanson Street to the Delaware Expressway right-of-way. 

February 5, 1981
Minutes of the meeting of January 22, 1981. * Riverfront Planning Report. * Bill #547: Authorize City Council to establish sticker parking districts through the City, the Department of Streets to develop regulations, and the Department of Licenses and Inspections to issue permits. * 13th and Callowhill: Response to January 20, 1981 letter from the developer. * Bill #129: Repeal and ordinance which authorized the City to condemn, for park purposes, a vacant lot on the northwest side of Torresdale Avenue, northeast of Eden Street. * Appointment of special committee to development specifications and recommend selection of an Executive Director. * Bill #519: Authorize the City to convey 3403 Wallace Street to the Redevelopment Authority for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #521: Authorize the sale of a City parking lot at 3622-3628 Aspen Street. * Bill #522: Authorize the sale of 3110 W. Columbia Avenue to A. Victor Banks for residential rehabilitation. * Authorize the sale of 1146 Galloway Street to Alice Moreno for a side yard. * Bill #525: Authorize the sale of 1419 W. Girard Avenue to Steven R. Gary for rehabilitation for residential and commercial use. * Bill #526: Authorize the sale of a vacant fire station at 1625-1627 N. Howard Street for commercial use. * Bill #527: Authorize the sale of a parking lot at 508-510 W. Montgomery Avenue. * Bill #528: Authorize the sale of 2029-2023 N. 7th Street. * Bill #529: Authorize the sale of 2116 W. Norris Street to Hester L. Williams for rehabilitation for commercial and residential use. * Bill #531: Authorize the sale of 1756-1760 Tilghman Street to John R. Scanlon for expansion of a roofing business. * Bill #532: Authorize the sale of 1726 N. 26th Street to Benjamin Ivy for residential rehabilitation. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Lawnton Place, on the westerly side of Seffert Street, northeast of Henry Avenue. * Community Development Year V – LPA Rehabs: Convey 30 properties to the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation in the Mantua, South Central, Whitman and Ellsworth Urban Renewal Areas. * Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Trustees of Germantown Monthly Meeting of Friends, for 34 W. Coulter Street, for rehabilitation and use by Germantown Friends School. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #533) confirm the sale of 1613 N. Bailey Street to Karl Smith for residential use; (Street Bill #543) place a drainage right-of-way in the vicinity of Wissahickon Avenue, northwest of Midvale Avenue; (Street Bill #545) strike Parker Avenue from Ridge Avenue to a point northeast of Ridge Avenue; (Zoning Bill #544) Yorktown Remapping, rezoning a portion of the area bounded by Girard Avenue, Broad Street, Columbia Avenue and 9th Street; (Confirmation Plan) Stella Street; (Property Bill #534) confirm the sale of 1621 W. Master Street to Joseph F. Charlton. 

February 19, 1981
Minutes of the meeting of February 5, 1981. * Executive Director’s Report: Update on Eastern State Penitentiary site; Fidelity-Mutual Building – 2401 Parkway; Chestnut-Walnut Street ordinances; Recommended FY1982 Capital Program and FY 1982 Capital Budget. * Proposed amendment to the FY1981-1986 Capital Program and FY1981 Capital Budget. * Proposed hotel at the southeast corner of Broad and Locust Streets: (Property Bill #559) authorize the City to convey a property on the northeast corner of Broad and Spruce Streets to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development without consideration; (Proposed City Plan Change) strike and vacate Watts Street from Locust to Manning Streets. * Reconsideration of Commission Action regarding the northeast corner of Winter and Natrona Streets. * Bill #560: Academy Gardens Zoning Remapping: Change the zoning of a portion of an area bounded by Grant Avenue, Academy Road, Convent Avenue, Willits Road and Woodenbridge Road. * Bill #530: Authorize the sale of a City parking lot at 1716-1722 Poplar Street. * Bill #542: Authorize the sale of 1925-1927 W. Venango Street to Isaac Anton for parking and loading for an adjacent business. * Bill #550: Authorize the sale of 124 N. 59th Street to Herbert Yollen for residential rehabilitation. * Authorize the sale of 930 Catherine Street to Louis J. Marotta for off-street parking and a garden. * Bill #556: Authorize the sale of 1937 N. 33rd Street to Walter Moore for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #557: Authorize the sale of a City parking lot at 5033-5039 Portico Street. * Bill #553: Convey a vacant lot at the southeast corner of I-95 and Allen Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development without consideration, for accessory off-street parking for William Hodges Co., Inc. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate an eight-foot wide strip of ground on the southerly side of Washington Avenue from Front to Alter Streets. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #5: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and James Sostek, Marvin Verman and Pierre Salle, for 3314-3316 race Street, for restoration of structures into four single family homes. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #5: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Thomas M. Holloman, for 115 N. 34th Street, a.k.a. 3318 Race Street, for rehabilitation into 17 apartments. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #548) place a new 70 feet street and drainage right-of-way on the south side of Erie Avenue between Front and B Streets; (Street Bill #551) strike and vacate Greymont and place a utility right-of-way in the area north of Red Lion Road, west of Jeanes Street; (South Central Urban Renewal Area) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Waters Memorial A.M.E. Church, for 1016-1018 South Street, for use as a community center. 

February 27, 1981
Recommended FY1982-1987 Capital Program and FY1982 Capital Budget. 

March 5, 1981
Minutes of the meeting of February 19, 1981. * Executive Director’s Report. * Suggested interim sign and façade guidelines for the Walnut/Chestnut Street Commercial Area. * Bill #547: Authorize City Council to establish sticker parking districts throughout the City. * Bill #569: Authorize the City to convey to the Federal government, without consideration, Piers #46 and #48 South. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate an eight-foot-wide strip of ground on the southerly side of Washington Avenue from Front Street to Alter Street. * Eastwick Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement and Plan Modification to permit construction of a medical center. * Bill #570: Authorize an exchange of City and Pennsylvania General State Authority interests in property within the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal and Packer Avenue Container Terminal. * Bill #571: Authorize the City to accept, without consideration, a vacant parcel on the northwest side of Rex Avenue, southwest of Seminole Avenue, for addition to Fairmount Park. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #567) authorize revising curb grades of Clyde Lane between Sequoia Road and Manatawna Avenue; (Street Bill #580) authorize striking Gerritt Street from 4th to Lawrence Streets, and Lawrence Street from Wilder to Gerritt Street; (Property Bill #563) confirm the sale of 2738 N. Lawrence Street to Jose A Merodo for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #564) confirm the sale of 6233 Callowhill Street to Juanita Cosby for residential rehabilitation; (Street Bill #566) authorize and direct the Department of Streets to take steps to rehabilitate or replace support retaining walls.

March 19, 1981
Minutes of the meetings of February 27 and March 5, 1981. * Adoption of interim sign and façade guidelines for the Walnut/Chestnut Street Commercial Area. * Adoption of Policy regarding administrative procedures for routine Commission items. * Suggested amendments to sticker parking ordinance, Bill #547. * Developments within the Wissahickon Watershed Area: northwest corner of Ridge Avenue and Spring Lane; northwest corner of Port Royal and Ridge Avenues. * Revised Preliminary Plat, southwest corner of Bustleton Avenue and Welsh Road: construction of 598 units on a 50-acre parcel. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate an eight-foot wide strip of ground on the southerly side of Washington Avenue from Front Street to Alter Street. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 reviews: Benjamin Franklin Hotel renovations, southeast corner of 9th and Chestnut Streets; Stenton Court Apartments, east side of Vernon Road south of Crittenden Street. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and A. Bienenfeld, M. Meister, L. Agnes, and R. Berenholtz, for 1101-1133 and 1137-1145 South Street, for construction of 28 duplex condominium units and four condominiums. * Bill #575: Authorize the sale of a public parking lot at 1325-1331 Point Breeze Avenue to Church’s Fried Chicken for construction of a restaurant with accessory parking. * Bill #592: Authorize the sale of a public parking lot at 3001 Martha Street. * Bill #604: Authorize the sale of 1959 N. 4th Street to Aida E. Seda for a side yard. * Proposed City Plan Changes: 58th Street; Devereaux Avenue; Van Horn Street. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #593) authorize striking Watts Street from Locust to Manning Street; (Street Bill #606) authorize striking Margie Street between Lehigh Avenue and Sedgley Avenue; (Property Bill #591) authorize the City to sell to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development a parcel on the east side of N. 2nd Street, 29 feet north of Market Street for further conveyance for construction of a three-story addition to a commercial building; (Property Bill #605) confirm the sale of 2216 N. 17th Street to Fred Coston for off-street parking; (Confirmation Plan) revised the lines and grades on the southeasterly side of City Avenue between Monument Road and Presidential Boulevard; (Redevelopment Bill #590) Redevelopment Agreement with the City for purchase of 2414 S. 3rd Street for construction of a tot lot.

April 2, 1981
Minutes of the meeting of March 19, 1981. * Acting Director’s Report: Condominium Study; Meeting schedule corrections; 1980 Census analysis; Interview and conferences; Ridge Avenue and Port Royal Avenue update; Designation of an Alternate; Broad and Olney Market Study. * Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #81-0336, for conversion of a warehouse at 240-250 N. Delaware Avenue to 41 condominium units with accessory parking. * Plan Review for a proposed hotel and garage at the southeast corner of Broad and Locust Streets. * Adoption of Eden Hall Report. * Bill #616: Authorize the City to condemn a vacant parcel at the southwest corner of the Delaware Expressway and Grant Avenue, for an addition to the Eden Hall Recreation Center. * Discussion of Fairmount Park request for Eden Hall reuse recommendations. * Vacant Property Review Committee request for approval of a license agreement for 622-632 W. Lehigh Avenue, for construction of approximately 80 Section 8 family units. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Herman S. Wolfman and N. Robert Kaplan, for rehabilitation and new construction on 261-263 S. 10th Street and 228 S. Delhi Street. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Ralph Heller, for 248-252 S. 9th Street, for rehabilitation of a garage and construction of 10 apartments above. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Jeannie Stofman and Henry C. Stofman, M.D., for 243-249 S. Hutchinson Street, for construction of four townhouses with off-street parking. * Bill #583: Amend the Zoning Code by adding a section requiring a ZBA certificate for regulated uses in all Industrial Districts. * Bill #608: Repeal an ordinance, enacted on 7/7/1980, which revised Pennsylvania Avenue between Brown and 27th Streets. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Van Horn Street from Germantown Avenue to Hancock Street. * Bill #620: Authorize the sale of 1935 Fernon Street to Willie Jones for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #621: Authorize the sale a parcel at the northwest corner of 59th and Lindbergh Boulevard to Smith-Koch Inc. * Bill #622: Authorize the sale of 3633-3643 Sears Street. * Bill #626: Authorize the sale of 502-506 Cambridge Street to William Brown for a rear yard. * Bill #627: Authorize the sale of 412 Morris Street. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #641 and #642) adopt the Recommended FY1982-1987 Capital Program and Recommended FY1982 Capital Budget. 

April 16, 1981
Minutes of the meeting of April 2, 1981. * Acting Director’s Report: Extension of Preliminary Plat authorization for the southeast side of Northeast Boulevard, northeast of Red Lion Road; Councilmanic Resolution regarding written testimony 48 hours prior to hearings; An Evaluation of Parking Standards; Capital Program Hearings for FY1982-1987 Capital Program; Regional Mapping and Land Records Conference. * “Population Trends in Philadelphia – Preliminary Report on 1980 Census.” * Consideration of the School District’s FY1981-1982 Capital Budget and FY1982-1987 Capital Program. * Zoning Remapping proposal for Academy Gardens II and III: area generally bounded by Grant Avenue, Academy Road, Convent Avenue, Willits Road, Woodenbridge Run, Holme Avenue, Crispin Street and Frankford Avenue. * Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #81-0406, southeast corner of Germantown and Southampton Avenues, for construction of additions to a hotel and restaurant, expansion of a parking lot and rehabilitation of unused buildings in the rear which will be used as retail or office space. * East Poplar Urban Renewal Area: fifth modification to the fifth amended Urban Renewal Plan, to permit a commercial development in the area bounded by Girard Avenue, 6th Street, Poplar and 7th Streets. * University City Urban Renewal Area: first modification to the third amended Urban Renewal Plan, to permit the rehabilitation of 16 commercial properties into 48 apartments with parking. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Van Horn Street from Germantown Avenue to Hancock Street. * Bill #635: Authorize the sale of 4501 Castor Avenue to Peter DePaul for construction of a nursing home. * Bill #636: Authorize the sale of 1615 Bainbridge Street to Matthew Guzzo for off-street parking. * Bill #584: Authorize the City to condemn a vacant lot at the southeast corner of Frankford Avenue and Greeby Street for construction of a fire station. * Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: first modification to the fifth amended Urban Renewal Plan, to change the designation of 1347 S. 32nd Street from acquisition for clearance to acquisition for rehabilitation. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #630) Revise the streets on the northwest side of State Road, southwest of Fitler Street; (Confirmation plans) drainage right-of-way on the northeast side of Wissahickon Avenue northwest of Midvale Avenue; Parker Avenue; Greymont Street, drainage and utility right-of-way; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #663 and #664) amend the FY1981-1986 Capital Program and FY1981 Capital Budget by adding nine new projects and revising forty others; (University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3) first modification to the third amended Urban Renewal Plan, to permit a one-story day care center for 160-200 children and the development of a six-story commercial building with parking. 

May 7, 1981
Minutes of the meeting of April 16, 1981. * Correspondence received. * Presentation of Condominium Conversion Study. * Policy on zoning City-owned land under the jurisdiction of the Fairmount Park and Recreation Department to Class Recreational. * Zoning Remapping proposal for Academy Gardens II and III: area generally bounded by Grant Avenue, Academy Road, Convent Avenue, Willits Road, Woodenbridge Run, Holme Avenue, Crispin Street and Frankford Avenue. * Bill #653: Change the definition of an amusement arcade to “an establishment which offers to patrons four or more mechanical or electrical devices or games.” * Bill #656: Changes the Zoning Code by requiring a public hearing prior to the placement of an outdoor advertising sign in any commercial district. * Bills #679 and #691: Change the zoning of portions of the Katz Tract in the area bounded by Welsh Road, Bustleton Avenue, the Pennypack Creek and the Conrail right-of-way from partly R-12 and R-5 Residential to partly R-3 and R-5 Residential. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #81-0406, southeast corner of Germantown and Southampton Avenues, for construction of an addition to a hotel and restaurant, expansion of a parking lot, and rehabilitation of an unused building to be used as retail and office space. * Preliminary Plat, southeasterly side of Clyde Lane northeast of Sequoia Road: Subdivide a 13-acre lot for construction of 18 single family detached dwellings. * Bill #658: Authorize the City to condemn five properties on the east side of the Schuylkill River between Passyunk Avenue and Penrose Avenue for port purposes. * Bill #654: Strike and vacate Lawnton Street northwest of Seffert Street for sale to an adjacent owner for additional open area. * Bill #667: Authorize the sale of 30 S. 44th Street. * Bill #668: Authorize the sale of 4500 Wyalusing Avenue. Bill #688: Authorize the sale of 1824 Ridge Avenue for rehabilitation and reuse. * Bill #692: Authorize the sale of 2623 N. Chadwick Street to Crystal Blow for residential rehabilitation. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #630) revise the streets on the northwesterly side of State Road southwest of Fitler Street; (Street Bill #675) authorize street revisions by placing on the City Plan Wiehle Street and Arnold Street and a water right-of-way; (Street Bill #672) authorize revising lines and grades of streets in the vicinity of 25th Street and Point Breeze Avenue; (Confirmation plans) A Street; Clyde Lane; (Zoning Bill #673) change the Zoning Code by requiring a Certificate for Regulated Uses in the L-4, L-5 and G-2 Industrial Districts, and requiring a variance within the L-1, L-2, L-3, G-1 and Port Industrial Districts. * Resignation of John O. Higgins. 

May 21, 1981
Minutes of the meeting of May 7, 1981. * Acting Executive Director’s Report: Center City Parking Study; Broad/Olney Marketing Study; Foot of Washington Avenue Riverfront Study. * Councilmanic amendments to the Recommended FY1982-1987 Capital Program. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #81-0488, southwest corner of Delaware Avenue and Noble Street, erection of eighteen five-story condominium structures containing 105 units, with 136 parking spaces. * Bill #699: Authorize the City to exchange a 27,000-square foot lot, on the south side of Chestnut Street east of 52nd Street, for a YMCA-owned 25,819-square foot lot on the southeast corner of 52nd and Chestnut Streets. * Neighborhood Statistics Program. * Bill #698: Authorize the City to purchase a vacant parcel on the northeast side of Ruan Street, southeast of Frankford Avenue, for construction of a new District 7 Health Center. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike Ridge Avenue from 9th and Vine Streets to 8th and Race Streets and retain water, utility and transportation rights-of-way. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Annette Miller, for 1108 Spruce Street, for rehabilitation into a four-unit apartment building. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy; (Property Bill #714) authorize the City to condemn the Gulf Oil Company Refinery on the east side of the Schuylkill River, south of Penrose Avenue, for port purposes; (University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Institute for Scientific Information, for Parcel #3, on the northeast corner of 36th and Filbert Streets, for construction of a day care facility and distribution center; (East Poplar Urban Renewal Area) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Church’s Fried Chicken, for Parcels #3 and #3A, on the southeast corner of 7th Street and Girard Avenue, for construction of a restaurant with parking; (Zoning Bills #728 and #729) change the zoning of an area bounded by Grant Avenue, Academy Road, Convent Avenue, Willits Road, Woodenbridge Run, Holme Avenue, Crispin Street and Frankford Avenue; (Street Bill #722) strike and vacate 58th Street form the southerly right-of-way line of the 60th Street Branch of Conrail to the pierhead and bulkhead line of the Schuylkill River.

June 18, 1981
Minutes of the meeting of May 21, 1981. * Acting Executive Director’s Report: South Waterfront Rail Access Study, and Options for Redevelopment, Foot of Washington Avenue; New Zoning Classification – Port Development District; Summer schedule of Commission meetings; Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission – City representation on Planning Coordinating Committee. * Adoption of the recommendations of the Condominium-Cooperative Conversion Housing Study. * Bill #698: Authorize the City to purchase a vacant parcel on the northeast side of Ruan Street, southeast of Frankford Avenue, for construction of a new District 7 Health Center. * Bill #768: Authorize the City to purchase 3418 Old York Road for a District 8 Health Center. * Bill #771; Authorize the City to convey a four-story building on the northwest corner of 25th Street and Fairmount Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development without consideration for residential and commercial rehabilitation. * Bill #747: Authorize the sale of 1215 Carpenter Street to Frank Calise for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #770: Authorize the sale of 2625 W. Fletcher Street to William M. Donovan Co., for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #745: Authorize the sale of 2821 Livingston Street to Charles Contino for off-street parking. * Bill #763: Authorize the City to convey 1918 E. Venango Street to the Redevelopment Authority, without consideration, for conveyance to the Harrowgate Boxing Club. * Bill #769: Authorize the sale of 2415 N. Bancroft Street to Randolph J. Abron for residential rehabilitation. * Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Prints in Progress, for 34 W. Coulter Street, for residential rehabilitation. Franklin Urban Renewal Area: first modification to the 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan, area bounded 8th, 9th, Wood and Spring Garden Streets, to add a provision requiring that all working drawings for development within 60 feet of the Center City Commuter Connection be reviewed and approved by the Commissioner of Public Property. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #740) strike and vacate Devereaux Street between Keystone Street and the Delaware Expressway; (Confirmation plans) 40th Street; Gerritt Street, Lawrence Street; Margie Street; Watts Street; (Street Bill #748) strike and vacate Catherine Street between Front Street and I-95; (Street Bill #654) strike and vacate Lawnton Street northwest of Seffert Street; (Property Bill #744) authorize the City to convey a vacant lot on the east side of 7th Street, south of Girard, without consideration to Church’s Fried Chicken for construction of a one-story restaurant; (Property Bill #746) confirm the sale of 416 Poplar Street to Rothstein for residential development; (Property Bill #751) confirm the sale of 3618 Brandywine Street to Satish Jindel for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #764) confirm the sale of 4112 W. Girard Avenue to Satish Jindel for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #772) confirm the sale of 2407 N. 17th Street to James Dickerson for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #773) confirm the sale of 1744 Olive Street to Harry Freedman; (Zoning Bill #766) Proposed RC-6 Development, west side of Ridge Avenue north from Spring Lane, for construction of 73 units on a 14-acre parcel. 

July 16, 1981
Minutes of the meeting of June 18, 1981. * Zoning board of Adjustment Calendar #81-0866, area bounded by 20th Street, Olney Avenue and Chew Avenue, for construction of a three-story, 151-unit dormitory addition and a one-story building to be used as a dining hall and mechanical equipment room for LaSalle College. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #81-0867, 5301-5375 Chew Avenue through to Church Street, for development of a 150-space parking lot for LaSalle College. * A-95 Review, Section 202/8 Housing Program, Unico Village II, Front Street and Lehigh Avenue: for construction of 130 units. * Acting Executive Director’s Report: Wise’s Mill Road and Henry Avenue. Adoption of Policy RE: 13th and Callowhill Industrial District. * School District of Philadelphia proposed sale of 17 properties. * Bill #789: Change the zoning of the former Frankford Arsenal, area on the northeasterly side of Tacony Street to the Frankford Creek, from G-2 General Industrial to partly G-2 and partly REC Recreational. * Bill #782: Change the zoning of the area bounded by State Road, Pennypack Street, the Delaware River pierhead line and a drainage right-of-way in the bed of the former Hartel Street from Least Restricted Industrial to Recreational. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #81-0712, 500-532 S. 2nd Street through to Lombard, 3rd and South Streets, former Abbotts Dairies site, for erection of a 240-unit condominium and 49,000 square feet of retail space, with 362 parking spaces. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Ralph Heller, for Parcel #29, on the southeast corner of 12th and Locust Streets, for construction of a three-story building with ground floor commercial and six apartments above. * Old City Redevelopment Area, unit #1: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Peter and Eugene DePaul, for Parcel #1, on the northwest side of Front and Market Streets, for construction of 56 condominium units. * Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Sixth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 6th amended Urban Renewal Plan, to permit acquisition of 34 vacant properties for rehabilitation. * Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: fifth amended Urban Renewal Plan, to change the land use of Parcel #3, at Island Avenue north of Lindbergh Boulevard, from Semi-Public Institutional to Public Institutional and incorporate special controls which will permit development. * Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: change the land use of Parcel H, Industrial Stage A, at the northeast corner of Island Avenue and Penrose Avenue, from General Industrial to Airport Related Commercial, and permit hotel/motel and related uses within the Airport Related Commercial District. * Zoning Remapping proposals: (Boulevard) area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Knorr Street, Frankford Avenue, Cheltenham Avenue and Bustleton Avenue; (Hillside) area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Lyceum Avenue, Manayunk Avenue and Hermitage Street; (Spruce Hill I) area bounded by Locust Street, 40th Street, Spruce Street, 38th Street, Woodland Avenue, 42nd Street, Chester Avenue and 46th Street. A-95 reviews – Section 202/8 housing program: (Silvia Barg Plaza, 1250 N. 3rd Street, for construction of 63 units; (Scottish Rite House) 1511-1533 Fitzwater Street, for construction of 125 units; (Mercy Douglass Residences) 4511-4519 and 4521-4523 Walnut Street, for construction of 60 units; (Unico Village II) Front Street and Lehigh Avenue, for construction of 130 units; (Corinthian Square Complex) Wister Street and Godfrey Avenue, for construction of 130 units in a nine-story structure; (McBay Mews) 38th and Brown Streets, for construction of 76 units; (Oasis Elderly Housing) 4000-4020 Parkside Avenue, for construction of 71 units; (Shalom II) area southeast of Bustleton Avenue and Byberry Road, for construction of 125 apartment units. * Proposed City Plan Changes: Reduce the width of the north side of Market Street from 36th Street to 40th Street, and the south side of Market Street from 38th to 40th Streets. * Bill #803: Authorize the sale of 959 N. Lawrence Street to Mary R. McConnell for residential development. * Bill #812: Authorize the sale of 4003 Filbert Street to John Lindsay for a rear yard. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Ralph Heller for 240-244 S. 12th Street, for construction of three half-story, single family townhouses. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #784) authorize revising the lines and grades of streets in the vicinity of Bustleton Avenue and Welsh Road; (Street Bill #797) authorize the City to enter into an agreement with the State for widening, reconstruction and improvement of Island Avenue between Bartram and Buist Avenue; (Street Bill #798) authorize construction of a pedestrian bridge over 24th Street between Ranstead Street and Ludlow Street; (Confirmation Plan) revise streets in the area southwest of the intersection of Fitler Street and State Road by placing James Street, Convent Lane and a drainage right-of-way on the City Plan. 

August 20, 1981
Minutes of the meeting of July 16, 1991. * Acting Director’s Report: William C. Ming 25-year service award; Release of “Development Options for Broad and Locust;” * Items deleted from the agenda. * Presentation and release of the “Enterprise Zones Policy Paper.” * Adoption of policy regarding the 13th and Callowhill Industrial District. * Bill #831: Authorize the City to purchase land on the north side of Caledonia Street northeast of Ridge Avenue for recreational purposes. * Washington Square Urban Renewal Area, Unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Ralph Heller for a parcel on the southeast corner of 12th and Locust Streets, for construction of a three-story building with commercial on the ground floor and six apartments above. * Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: 2nd amendment to the Urban Renewal Plan, to change the land use of eleven parcels to Commercial and add a provision requiring that all working drawings for development with 60 feet of the Center City Commuter Connection be reviewed and approved by the Commissioner of Public Property. * Bill #818: Authorize the sale of 1510 Bainbridge Street to Matthew Walter for residential development. * Bill #819: Authorize the sale of 1520 Bainbridge Street to Thomas Biershad for residential rehabilitation. Authorize the sale of 2628-2632 Webster Street. * Bill 3838: Authorize the sale of 2465 N. 31st Street to Rita Kemp for a side yard. East Poplar Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Julius and Charlotte Wolfson, for parcel 9A, on the east side of 8th Street, 500 feet north of Poplar Street, for development of a parking lot. * Proposed City Plan Change: Revise the curb line on the easterly side of 11th Street from Market Street to point 230 feet north of Market Street. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #839) confirm the sale of 1325-1331 Point Breeze Avenue to Church’s Fried Chicken, for a one-story restaurant with parking; (Property Bill #851) confirm the sale of 2620 N. Bouvier Street to Kenneth Sharpe for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #852) confirm the sale of 4214 N. 15th Street to Morris Willis for rehabilitation for commercial and residential.

September 17, 1981
Minutes of the meeting of August 20, 1981. * Acting Director’s Report: article in Omni Magazine; Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission presentation. * LaSalle College Zoning Board of Adjustment cases: Calendar #81-0866, area bounded by 20th Street, Olney Avenue and Chew Avenue, for construction of a three-story, 151-unit dormitory addition and a one-story dining hall with mechanical equipment room; Calendar #81-9867, 5301-5375 Chew Avenue through to Church Street, for development of a 150-space parking lot. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #81-0954, 836-844 S. Swanson Street, for demolition of a vacant poultry warehouse and the erection of seven two-family dwellings and three one-family dwellings. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #81-1185, 1818 Market Street, proposal to enclose the Market Street arcade and extend the western ground level plaza of an office/hotel building. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Chinatown Urban Renewal Area, unit #1) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and On Lok House of Philadelphia, Inc., for Parcel #1, at the southeast corner of 10th and Spring Garden Streets, to permit construction of a seven-story, 55-unit apartment building for the elderly and handicapped. 

October 1, 1981
Minutes of the meeting of September 17, 1981. * Acting Director’s report: Coastal Zoning Management Grant. * Release of technical paper, * “Targeting Industries for Air Quality.” * Strawberry Square Shopping Center actions: (Model Cities Urban Renewal Area) Redevelopment Agreement for development of a neighborhood shopping center, Strawberry Square, consisting of a supermarket, fast food restaurant, discount drug store and 15 to 18 retail units with 340 parking spaces; (Zoning Bill #885) change the zoning for an area bounded by 27th, 29th, York and Dauphin Streets from partly C-2 and R-13 to partly C-7 and R-10; (Property Bill #886) authorize the City to convey to the Redevelopment Authority, without consideration, a parcel at the northwest corner of 28th and Gordon Streets; (Street Bill #887) revise the lines and grades in an area bounded by 27th, 29th, York and Dauphin Streets. * Bill #874: Confirm the sale of 5122 Wynnefield Avenue to Mercy-Douglass Human Services Corporation for construction of a nursing home. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (West Venango City/State Urban Renewal Area) first modification to the Urban Renewal Plan, to change the land use from single family to multi—family  to permit the development of a multi-unit subsidized apartment complex for the elderly; (Property Bill #884) authorize the City to convey a lot on the southeast corner of 52nd and Chestnut Streets to the Redevelopment Authority; (Street Bill #880) strike and vacate a portion of the southwesterly side of Washington Avenue between Front Street and Alter Street. * Bill #873: Authorize the sale of 4401 Main Street to White House Electrical Supply Corporation for business expansion. * Bill #875: Authorize the sale of 6701-6719 Egret Place rear to residents of 6701-6719 Egret Place for side yards. * Bill #879: Authorize the sale of 436-452 E. Moyer Street to John Gorski. * Bill #889: Change the zoning of a block bounded by Rowland Avenue, Crispin Street, Longshore Avenue and Glenview Street from partly R-9 and C-2 to R-9A and C-1. * Woodstock City/State Urban Renewal Area: Agreement with the City for the construction of a commercial parking lot at the southwest corner of 21st and Cambria Streets. * South Central Redevelopment Area, South Central Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and New Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Inc., for 925 S. 13th Street, for construction of a new church facility. * Release of policy paper regarding the 13th and Callowhill Industrial District, follow-up. 

October 15, 1981
Minutes of the meeting of October 1, 1981. * Acting Executive Director’s report: “Condominium-Cooperative Conversion Housing Study.” * Home Improvement Loan Revenue Bond Program of the City of Philadelphia: Review of guidelines and endorsement of the program. * Bill #874: Confirm the sale of 5122 Wynnefield Avenue to Mercy Douglass Human Services Corporation for construction of a life care facility. * Bill #898: Authorize the sale of a former fire station at 1028 W. Berks Street. * Bill #899: Authorize the sale of 2543 N. Patton Street to Leslie Wise for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #900: Authorize the sale of 1709 N. 31st Street. * Bill #901: Authorize the sale of 1756 N. 31st Street for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #913: Authorize the sale of 1408-1412 W. Butler Street. * Bill #914: Authorize the sale of 3600 Old York Road. * Whitman Urban Renewal Area: first modification to the 7th amended Urban Renewal Plan, to change the maximum gross sign area for free-standing signs from 300 square feet, for Whitman Shopping Center, area on the south side of Oregon Avenue between 3rd and Randolph Streets. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Revised Final Plat, area northwest of Knights and Clarendon Roads) construction of 142 single family units on a 15-acre parcel. 

November 5, 1981
Minutes of the meeting of October 15, 1981. * Acting Director’s Report. * Presentation of “South Waterfront District Plan.” * Bill #935: Amend Chapter 14-2000 of the Philadelphia Code by adding a section providing for special sign controls in designated commercial revitalization areas, namely 52nd and Market Streets, 60th and Market Streets, Point Breeze Avenue, and Ridge and Columbia Avenues. * Proposed revision to the C-1 Commercial District permitting two-family dwellings under certain terms and conditions. * Feltonville Remapping: Change the zoning of certain areas bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Conrail, Hunting Park Avenue, Front Street, Wingohocking Street and Conrail. * Bills #926 and #927: Amend the FY1982-1987 Capital Program and FY1982 Capital Budget by transferring $16 million for the project “Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant – Pollution Abatement Program” to the project “Northeast Water Pollution Control Plan – Pollution Abatement Program. * Fiddler’s Woods Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment, northwesterly side of Verree Road at Shady Lane: increase the size of the commons building by 2,563 square feet. * Drexel University Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: permit construction of a three-story, 100,000 square foot library. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: modify the Urban Renewal Plan to permit commercial uses above the first floor of the properties on the 3400 block of Sansom Street. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: eighth amended Redevelopment Proposal, including the 2nd amended Urban Renewal Plan, to permit the acquisition of seven vacant properties for new construction, rehabilitation and parking for commercial revitalization. * Bill #922: Repeal Bill #771, northwest corner of 25th Street and Fairmount Avenue. * Bill #917: Authorize the sale of 3043 N. Front Street to David Cole for residential use. * Bill #918: Authorize the sale of a former City health center at 4500 Paul Street. * Bill #919: Authorize the sale of 626 N. Brooklyn Street to John M. Price for use as part of an adjacent funeral home. * Bill #920: Authorize the sale 4628 Market Street to Herbert G. Perry, Jr. for a chartered bus business. * Bill #925: Authorize the sale of 6025 Summer Street to Mary A. Facey for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #931: Authorize the sale of 2401-2403 Federal Street. Bill #932: Authorize the sale of a fire station at 4027-4031 Haverford Avenue to Thomas L. Miller for offices and storage of vans. * Bill #929: Authorize the City to accept as a gift a vacant parcel on the southwest side of Hendrix Street, 225 feet southeast of Bustleton Avenue for construction of a fire station. * Bill #930: Revise the curb lines and grades of the northwest side of Knights Road, northwest of Woodhaven Road. * Bill #938: Revise the curb lines and grades of Cheltenham Avenue southwest and southeast of 7th Street. Franklin Urban Renewal Area: second modification of the 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan, to change the rehabilitation standards for 413-441 N. 7th Street, the Board of Education Warehouse. * Nicetown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Rollins, Inc., for Parcel #48, on the southwest corner of Wayne Avenue and Clarissa Street, for development of a parking area for adjacent industry. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Ranstead Street, from 8th Street to 9th Street, beginning at a point approximately 16 feet above the curb to the sky. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #933) confirm the sale of 430 N. 33rd Street to Dennis Lee Costa for residential rehabilitation; (Redevelopment Bill #937) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the City for development of a parking lot on the southeast corner of 21st and Cambria Streets; (Confirmation plans) northwesterly corner of Point Breeze Avenue and McKean Street; Catharine Street; Devereaux Avenue. 

November 19, 1981
Minutes of the meeting of November 5, 1981. * Acting Director’s report: 1981 Consultant Conference staff participation; Executive Director panel moderating. * Bill #935: Amend Chapter 14-2000 of the Zoning Code by adding a section providing for special sign controls in designated commercial revitalization areas, namely 52nd and Market Streets, 60th and Market Streets, Point Breeze Avenue and Ridge/Columbia Avenues. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and DePaul Realty Company for 1101-1145 South Street, for construction of 16 two-family townhouses. * South Central Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Hawthorne Community Council, for an area bounded by Broad Street, Washington Avenue, 11th Street and Lombard Street, for construction of 57 Section 235 scattered site units with 66 parking spaces. * Proposed Holy Family College Institutional Development District, northeast corner of Frankford and Grant Avenues. * Proposed University of Pennsylvania Hospital Institutional Development District, southwest corner of 34th and Spruce Streets, for a one-story, 468 square foot addition to the west side of Donner Radiation Therapy Building. * Bill #949: Confirm the sale of 860-866 N. Leithgow Street to Harry Friedman for residential development. * Bill #939: Convey vacant land on the north side of the I-95 Academy Road access ramp to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development without consideration for expansion of James D. Morrisey, Inc. * Bill #940: Convey vacant land on the southwest side of the Schuylkill River southeast of Penrose Avenue to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, without consideration, for expansion of James D. Morrisey, Inc. * Bill #945: Authorize the City to condemn 716-730 Sears Street for a passive park. * Bill #946: Authorize the City to accept 2536 Webb Street as a gift for recreation. * Bill #943: Authorize the sale of 7101-7109 Stenton Avenue. * Bill #956: Authorize the sale of 2429 Federal Street to William A. Duffy & Son for storage for a roofing business. * Bill #958: Authorize the sale of 29 N. Preston Street to Andrew Mayfield for construction of a store and residence. * Bill #957: Authorize the sale of 24-28 Norfolk Street to Philadelphia Ship Maintenance Corporation for off-street parking. * Proposed City Plan Change: Revise the curb line on the easterly side of Broad Street south of Locust Street. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #947) confirm the sale of 1146 Galloway Street to Mark A. Bernstein for residential development or off-street parking; (Property Bill #948) confirm the sale of 416-20 W. Girard Avenue to Benjamin Glickstein for off-street parking; (Property Bill #950) confirm the sale of 421 W Poplar Street to Stephen Weiss for residential development; (Street Bill #952) place a drainage right-of-way on the City Plan within the block bounded by Market, 9th, Arch and 8th Streets; (Confirmation plans) utility right-of-way within the former bed of 40th Street; Pine Road. 

December 3, 1981
Minutes of the meeting of November 19, 1981. * Acting Director’s Report: University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #4, 3400 block of Sansom Street; Release of the FY1982-1987 Capital Program. Presentation of recently completed staff studies: “Olney Terminal Development Plan” and “Nursing Home Report.”  * Awbury Zoning Remapping: Area bounded by Chew Avenue, Washington Lane, Conrail, Johnson Street, Ardleigh Street, Haines Street, Anderson Street and Chelten Avenue. * Proposed amendment to the FY1982-1987 Capital Program and FY1982 Capital Budget regarding Veteran’s Stadium improvements. * Bill #960: Change the zoning of the block bounded by Tioga, Thompson, Venango and Edgemont Streets. * Bills #972 and #980: Amend the Urban Renewal Plan for the Franklin Urban Renewal Area by changing the land use of a property on the west side of 8th Street, 20 feet south of Callowhill Street, from Public to Light Industrial. * Bill #965: Authorize the City to accept a parcel of land on the southwest side of Holme Avenue, 166 feet west of Longford Street for a park. * Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: first modification to the sixth amended Urban Renewal Plan, to permit construction of a parking facility at 3225 Tasker Street and a building with ground floor commercial and residential above at 1549 S. 26th Street. * Old City Redevelopment Area, unit #2: second modification to the Redevelopment Area Plan, to change the treatment and expand the land use for the development of a park at 133-135 S. 2nd Street to commemorate William Penn, and for an extension of Bookbinder’s Restaurant. * Vacant Property Review Committee Request: former E. F. Houghton property, bounded by N. American Street, Somerset Street, N. 3rd Street and Lehigh Avenue, for construction of a clinic by the Spring Garden Health Association, Inc. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #968) Boulevard Remapping for a portion of the area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Knorr Street, Frankford Avenue, Cheltenham Avenue and Bustleton Avenue; (Property Bill #971) confirm the sale of 515-519 S. 15th Street and 1420 Naudain Street to Martin J Dempsey, for residential development; (Street Bill #963) authorize striking Van Horn Street from Germantown Avenue to Hancock Street; (Street Bill #970) strike Cresheim Valley Drive from McCallum Street to Greene Street, and Green Street from St. George’s Street to Cresheim Valley Drive, and place utility and drainage rights-of-way; (Street Bill #973) strike and vacate Vandike Street from Pearson Avenue to a point 100 feet northeast; (Street Bill #975) strike Hillside Avenue from Umbria Street northwestwardly to Wigard Avenue. 

December 17, 1981
Minutes of the meeting of December 3, 1981. * Adoption of the 1982 meeting schedule. * Acting Director’s Report. * Proposed amendments to the FY1982-1987 Capital Program and FY1982 Capital Budget; proposed 1981 carryover ordinance and proposed mid-year amendments. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Wash West Properties, for 26 parcels in an area bounded by Walnut Street, 8th Street, South Street and 13th Street, for development of 176 rental units with commercial space on eleven parcels on 11th Street. * Bill #949: Confirm the sale of 860-866 N Leithgow Street to Harry Friedman for residential development. * Bill #982: Authorize the sale of 440 Cross Street. * Bill #983: Authorize the sale of 532 Dickinson Street. * Bill #984: Authorize the sale of 429 Earp Street. * Bill #985: Authorize the sale of 433 Earp Street. * Bill #987: Authorize the sale of 1206 Green Street. * Bill #986: Authorize the sale of 234 Ellsworth Street to Orlando Colonna Co., for a showroom. * Bill #988: Authorize the sale of 2539 Latona Street to Solo Realty for residential development. * Bill #1011: Authorize the sale of a former swimming pool at 1999 W. Hunting Park Avenue. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #988) confirm the sale of 854-856 Leithgow Street to Harry Friedman Esquire for residential development; (Property Bill #989) confirm the sale of 135-137 Morris Street to Bruce Reeb for residential development; (Property Bill #990) confirm the sale of 1135-1137 N. Orianna Street to Robert Esposito for residential development; (Property Bill #991) confirm the sale of 1002-1006 N. Orianna Street to John Ciccone for residential development; (Property Bill #992) confirm the sale of 838-842 N. Orkney Street to Vincent F. Volpe for residential development; (Property Bill #993) confirm the sale of 856 N. Orkney Street to Michael J. Anderson for a rear yard; (Property Bill #994) confirm the sale of 1323 Poplar Street to Ronald Pelberg for expansion of an auto repair business; (Property Bill #995) confirm the sale of 1345 S. 2nd Street to Joseph and Matthew Giuffula for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #1013: Hillside Zoning Remapping, change the zoning of an area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Lyceum Avenue, Manayunk Avenue and Hermitage Street. 


1980
January 24, 1980
Executive Director’s report: 1980 Commission meeting schedule; Commission process; Ongoing staff studies. * Minutes of the meetings of December 6 and December 20, 1979. * FY1981-1986 Capital Program and FY1981 Capital Budget status report. * Discussion of Long-Range Comprehensive Policy Plan. * Status report on 1980 Census. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation plans) drainage right-of-way in 30th Street in the vicinity of Glenwood Avenue; Stella Street; Produce Avenue; drainage right-of-way in the vicinity of 9th and Filbert Streets; Worthington Road; streets in the vicinity of Linden and Frankford Avenues; Huron Street. * Morton Zoning remapping: Upgrade the zoning of an area bounded by Chelten Avenue, Germantown Avenue, Washington Lane and Chew Avenue. * East Germantown Zoning remapping: Upgrade the zoning of an area bounded by Ogontz Avenue, Godfrey Avenue, Wister Street and Stenton Avenue. 

February 7, 1980
Minutes of the meeting of January 24, 1980. * Executive Director’s Report: Staff priorities; FY1981-1986 Capital Program and Budget update; Status of replacement for Edison High School; Vacant Property Review Committee recommendation: Proposed City acceptance of four properties at the northwest corner of 3rd Street and Lehigh Avenue; the southeast corner of 3rd and Somerset Streets; the southeast corner of American and Somerset Streets, and the southeast corner of Mutter and Somerset Streets. * Bill #3: Authorize the City to purchase a vacant parcel on the southeast side of Northwestern Avenue 300 feet northeast of Seneca Road for park acquisition. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #8) authorize striking Clifton Street south of Irving Street; (Proposed City Plan change) strike and vacate a portion of Penn Street from a point southwest of Chew Avenue; (Final Plat, vicinity of Knights and Clarendon Roads) allow for construction of 127 single family attached dwellings on 1.6 acres of land; (Proposed City Plan change) strike and vacate 40th Street from Baltimore Avenue to Woodland Avenue; (Proposed City Plan change) strike Meadow Street from Ditman Street to Tackawanna Street and place a drainage right-of-way; (University of Pennsylvania Institutional Master Development District) proposed one-story addition to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania on the west side of 34th Street (rear) south of Spruce Street. Bill #2: Authorize the sale of 5122 Wynnefield Avenue for residential construction. 

February 28, 1980
Minutes of the meeting of February 7, 1980. * Recommended FY1981-1986 Capital Program and FY1981 Capital Budget. * Executive Director’s report: Northeast Transportation Study update; City Controller report on disposition of various City owned property. * Mayor’s Science and Technology Advisory Council. * Outdoor Advertising Signs: Proposed double-faced billboard along the Delaware River above the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge. * Capital Program Subcommittee: Proposed Amendment to the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation plans) Benjamin Franklin Parkway; area adjacent to, and lying eastwardly from, the intersection of Randolph and Bigler Streets; Euclid Avenue from 15th to 16th Streets; (Revision to the University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District) construct an 11,480-square foot addition to provide classroom and lecture hall and office space for faculty members. * Bill #11: Authorize extension of a cemetery (Holy Redeemer) on the northwest side of Edgemont Street southwest of Orthodox Street. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate legally open portions of Ravine Avenue from Lynnebrook to Hillcrest Avenue. * Bill #13: Amend the Philadelphia Code relating to C-2 through C-5 Commercial districts to require a zoning certificate for food establishments that have take-out windows. * ZBA Calendar #80-0122, 1800-1832 Arch Street through to Cuthbert Street, for construction of a seven-story, 800-car public garage with ground floor commercial. * Discussion of Chestnut Street Special Land Use Controls. 

March 20, 1980
Minutes of the meeting of February 28, 1980. * Executive Director’s report: London School of Business attendees; Executive Director’s recent speeches; Mayor’s support for new Edison High School; 18th and Arch Streets parking garage update; History and update of the Butler Tract proposed purchase by the City for park purposes; Aldine Theater update; Alden Park Manor site update; 2nd and Walnut Committee; Wanamaker House site hearing; Ashton Woodenbridge suit against the Commission and Licenses and Inspections; Condominium Study; Distribution of articles; Census update; FY1980-1985 Capital Program available to the public. * Proposed legislation: Revisions to the L-4 and a new L-5 Limited Industrial Zoning District; Chestnut Street/ Walnut Street/ South Broad Street Controls. * Bill #54: Amend the City Code relating to Outdoor Advertising and Non-Accessory Advertising Controls by prohibiting such signs within 660 feet of the outward edge of the right-of-way lines of the Delaware Expressway from Washington Avenue to Oregon Avenue. * Nine Urban Renewal Areas: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation for residential rehabilitation of 61 properties. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Horace Bowman, for 2723 Eyre Street, for a side yard. * Whitman Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Raymond Evans, for 510 Winton Street, for a side yard. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #42) rezone a portion of the area bounded by Ogontz Avenue, Godfrey Avenue, Wister Street and Stenton Avenue; (Final Plat, southwest corner of Frankford and Linden Avenues) for construction of 34 attached two-family dwellings as part of a development for 56 attached two-family dwellings; (Confirmation Plan) Place Parrish Street from 29th Street to Newkirk Street; (Confirmation Plan) Revise streets in the area bounded by Market, 12th, Filbert and 10th Streets. * Revision to St. Joseph University Institutional Development District Master Plan: 54th Street and City Avenue, for a 41,000-square foot addition to a library. * Proposed City Plan Change: Construction of a pedestrian bridge over 32nd Street north of South Street. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and abandon a drainage right-of-way within the bed of the former Wood Street from 17th to 18th Streets. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Fanshawe Street from Rising Sun Avenue to Martins Mill Road. * Proposed amendment to FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget. * Proposed amendment to the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget. * Proposed amendment FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget. 

April 3, 1980
Executive Director’s report: Distribution of proposed Community Development Year VI application; 18th and Arch Streets garage; Alden Park; Cheyney State College Conference; Wanamaker House; KYW editorial; School District’s Proposed Capital Program and staff analysis to be sent to Commissioners; PHDC’s Home Finishers Program copy to be sent to Commissioners. * Minutes of the meeting of March 20, 1980. * Bill #44: Sewer construction in Northeast Boulevard, 535 feet north of Red Lion Road. * Revised Final Plat, Lower Stage II, section 7B and C, west side of Mario Lanza Boulevard south of Lindbergh Boulevard: construction of 148 units in seven two-story buildings. * Bill #64: Authorize the City to rehabilitate or replace support structures and retaining walls in 12 locations. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 review: Frankford Apartments, Monument Road and Conshohocken Avenue, construction of 157 elderly/handicapped units in a 10-story building. * Bills #99 and #100: Adopt the FY1981-1986 Capital Program and 1981 Capital Budget. * Bills #102 and #103: Amend the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget by adding the project “Ballfield- Whitaker and Loudon Avenues” in the amount of $200,000. * Proposed amendment to the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Budget: modification of Police Firing Ranges. * Proposed amendment to the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget: Fire Station-Replacement-50th Street and Baltimore Avenue. * Callowhill East Urban Renewal Area: A plan for construction of a 23,870-square foot, one-story structure for the manufacture of dental products, by National Keystone Products, at the northwest corner of 2nd and Noble Streets. * Wister Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Covenant House, for 230-240 E. Bringhurst Street, for construction of a 17-car parking lot for a health center. * Bill #58: Rezone a 19.3-acre property on the northwest side of Valley Green Road, 852 feet west of Cherokee Street, from R-1 to RC-6 Residential. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Fanshawe Street from Rising Sun Avenue to Martins Mill Road. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #112) amend an ordinance enacted on January 4, 1980 (Property Bill #2254) which authorizes the City to purchase an 8.7-acre parcel at the northeast corner of parker Avenue and Smick Street for park purposes; (Property Bill #177) confirm the sale of 854 N. Orkney Street for a rear yard; (Property Bill #119) confirm the sale of 427 N. 41st Street to Willie J. Murray for residential rehabilitation. 

April 17, 1980
Minutes of the meeting of April 3, 1980. * Ashton and Woodbridge subdivision. * Executive Director’s Report: Butler Tract update; Vine Street Task Force; Councilmanic Capital Program briefing; Control Data Corporation contract to create a Redevelopment Plan for West Parkside; Status of Wanamaker House; HUD National Design Awards; Release of “Old City of Philadelphia – A Developer’s Guide;” Release of “Residential Sales and Mortgage Monitoring System;” Retaining walls – Council Bill #64. * School District FY1981-1986 Capital Program and FY1980-1981 Capital Budget. * Proposed construction of Philadelphia Electric Substation, at the Schuylkill River adjacent to the B and O Railroad tracks between the Art Museum and Park Town Apartments. * Chinatown I City/State Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation, for 1006 to 1014 Winter Street, 1013 to 1019 Spring Street and 908 to 912 Spring Street, for construction of 25 units of sales housing. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A095 Review: Construction of a six-story, 136-unit apartment for the elderly at the southwest corner of 56th and Race Streets. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #116) confirm the sale of 609 S. Hancock Street to Howard Lander for parking; (Property Bill #118) confirm the sale of 1337 S. 2nd Street for single family residential construction. * Bill #115: Authorize the sale of 1345 S. 2nd Street to Vincent J. Volpe for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #114: Authorize the sale of 113 Pierce Street to George and Patricia Smith for a side yard. * Bill #108: Authorize the sale of 1703-1705 Rodman Street to Dr. Leonard Abrams for construction of a single family dwelling. Bill #106: Authorize the sale of 4228 Paul Street to Howard and Cecilia Jones for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #105: Authorize the sale of vacant land at the southeast corner of H and Courtland Streets to the Knights of Columbus for construction of a meeting hall. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plan) relocate the westerly curb lines of 11th Street form Columbia Avenue to point 75 feet north of Norris Street; (Confirmation Plan) Revise Wyoming Avenue from H Street to Ramona Avenue. * Proposed Fern Rock Zoning remapping: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Olney Avenue, Broad Street, Godfrey Avenue and the Conrail right-of-way. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Quince and Lombard Community Parking Corporation, for 1123-1131 Lombard Street, for use as a parking lot. 

May 1, 1980
Executive Director’s update: Scotch Run; 18th and Arch Street garage proposal; Alden Park; Chestnut Street Transitway; Welcomat article; Fox block, south side of Market Street between 16th and 17th Streets; Correspondence from Managing Director’s office RE Scotch Run subdivision. * Campus Boulevard Report. PGH Site Report. * Condominium Study Report. * Section 202 Elderly housing proposals – A-95 review: B’nai B’rith House of Greater Philadelphia, Wissahickon and Midvale Avenues; On Lok House, 209-219 N. 10th Street; Olde Kensington Redevelopment Corporation, southwest corner of 3rd and Thompson Streets; UNICO Village II, Front Street above Lehigh Avenue; Shalom Apartments II, 12003 Bustleton Avenue. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #80-0481, northwest corner of 23rd and Chestnut Streets, erect a 16-story, 76-unit condominium structure and a five story, 20-unit condominium structure with 1600 square feet of commercial and 73 parking spaces. * Preliminary Proposal for proposed parking garage/ air rights development, south side of Walnut Street between 8th and 9th Streets: for construction of a three and four-level parking garage with 22, 800 square feet of street level commercial and 9,000 square feet of park space on the southeast corner of 9th and Walnut Streets. * Bill #3: Authorize purchase of vacant land on the southeast side of Northwestern Avenue, 300 feet northeast of Seneca Road for a park. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #124) authorize the purchase, in lieu of condemnation, of 503 Levick Street for parking for a commercial strip. * Bill #134: Authorize the sale of 1406-1412 S. 2nd Street to John Cassidy for residential construction. * Bill #128: Authorize the sale of 6233 Callowhill Street to Cordelia R. Mapp for rehabilitation as a single family dwelling. * Bill #125: Authorize the City to accept from the School District, without consideration, the Miller School, on the east side of Howard Street north of Diamond Street, for demolition and construction of a senior citizens facility. * Bill #132 and #133: Authorize the sale of 903 and 907 Nectarine Street to Joseph Verne for residential construction. * Bill #120: Authorize the sale of 1918 E. Venango Street to Thomas Perfidio for a side yard. * Bill #129: Repeal an ordinance (Bill #1809) which authorized condemnation of a vacant parcel on the northwest side of Torresdale Avenue northeast of Eden Street. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #126) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the City for expansion of the 30th and Oakford playground onto six parcels of vacant land in the vicinity of 29th and Wharton Streets. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #5: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Drexel University for Parcel #13C, on the northwest corner of 33rd and Ludlow Streets, to provide a service area for a library to be constructed on an adjacent parcel. * South Central Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement and disposition supplement between the Redevelopment Authority and New Hope Temple Baptist Church, for 717-723 S. 12th Street, 709 S. 12th Street and 727 S. 12th Street, for construction of a day care. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation plans) Place Selmer Road, Dedaker Street, Foster Street, Murtz Lane and Rubin Lane for a subdivision on Northeast Boulevard north of Red Lion Road; Revise, strike and vacate streets between 8th and 9th Street between Spring Garden and Poplar Streets for construction of the Center City Commuter Connection. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate streets in the vicinity of 28th Street and Grays Ferry Avenue. * Proposed City Plan Change: Reduce widths of drainage right-of-way to 50 feet in the area south of Oregon Avenue west of 3rd Street. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate streets, and place a turnaround in the vicinity of Poquessing Creek Drive and Telfair Road. * Revised Final Plat, Chesney Place, southeast of 86th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard: for construction of 17 single family detached dwellings on two acres. 

May 15, 1980
Minutes of the meetings of April 17 and May 1, 1980. * Executive Director’s Report: Status of 18th and Arch Streets garage; Update on retaining wall legislation. * Fire facility review. * Distribution of Parking Study. * Council Committee revisions to the Proposed FY1981-1986 Capital Program and FY1981 Capital Budget. * Bill #142 and Preliminary Plat: Change the zoning of 43 acres bounded by Welsh Road, Bustleton Avenue, Pennypack Creek and the Conrail right-of-way from partly R-3, R-12 and G-2 to partly R-5, R-5A, R-12 and C-7: Construct 202 single family, 218 two-family semi-detached dwellings, two 13-family dwellings and eight retail stores. * ZBA Calendar #80-0481, northwest corner of 23rd and Cherry Streets, erect a 16-story, 76-unit condominium structure and a five-story, 20-unit condominium structure with 1,600 square feet of commercial space and 73 parking spaces. * ZBA Calendar #80-0553, 2300-2316 S. Broad Street, construction of a seven-story building with four floors of office space and parking for 128 cars. * Amendment to the St. Joseph’s University Institutional Development District Master Plan: for an addition to the fieldhouse. * Ashton zoning remapping proposal: Area bounded by Holme Avenue, Ashton Road, Conrail right-of-way, Roosevelt Boulevard, Grant Avenue and Woodenbridge Run. * Chinatown I City/State Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation, for 1006-1014 Winter Street, 1012-1019 Spring Street and 908-912 Spring Street, for construction of 25 units of sales housing. * Section 202/8 Elderly Housing proposals: Mercy-Douglas Human Services Corporation, 4511-4523 Walnut Street; Simpson-Fletcher Conestoga Community Corporation, northeast corner of 54th and Master Streets; Partnership for Urban Housing Development, Diamond Park, near 15th and Diamond Streets. * Kensington I and II Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Kensington Family Associates, for land on the southwest corner of Front Street and Lehigh Avenue, for construction of 80 Section 8 family units in five three-story structures. * Revised Final Plat, Eastwick Stage IV, sections #62 and #63, 8600 blocks of Gibson and Lyons Places, and southeast of 86th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard: construction of 81 single family attached units on a 4.6-acre parcel. * Bill #179: Authorize the sale of 105-107 Pierce Street to Vincent Bindo for a garden and parking. * Bill #183: Authorize the sale of a vacant fire house at 1517-1519 Parrish Street to Alexander Woodworking Co., Inc., for business expansion. * Bill #181: Convey, without consideration, a property to the Redevelopment Authority on the west side of N. 6th Street, 379 feet south of Girard Avenue, for addition to an adjacent RDA lot, for retail commercial development. * West Mill Creek Urban Renewal Area: eighth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 7th amended Urban Renewal Plan: acquire 10 properties for the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation rehabilitation of one property for clearance and use as a residential side yard. * Mantua Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, for parcel #24, on the southeast corner of 36th and Mt. Vernon Streets, for the construction of a parking lot. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #5: Redevelopment Agreements between the Redevelopment Authority and Joseph Gavdet, John S. Quinn, Robert T. Ream, Alice W. Ballard, Arlene Matzkin, Dave Woodward and Max Duncan, for 3310 Arch Street, 3312 Arch Street, 3308 Race Street, and 67 N. 34th Street, for rehabilitation of four properties into 10 apartment units. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Ralph Heller, for 838-840 Lombard Street, for construction of a single family house. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Kevin F. Donohue and Glen Urquhert, for 1128-1130 Walnut Street, for construction of a six-story office/retail building. * Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Robert B. Asher and John L. Asher, Jr., for 33-49 E. Armat Street, for construction of a 19-car parking lot for a nearby candy business. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #180) confirm the sale of 329 Pemberton Street for construction of a single family attached dwelling; (Haddington Urban Renewal Area, unit #1) first modification to the 7th amended Urban Renewal Plan, to allow for development of a six-story apartment containing 136 Section 8 elderly rental units at the southwest corner of 56th and Race Streets; (Zoning Bill #203) Fernrock, change the zoning of the area bounded by Olney Avenue, Broad Street, Godfrey Avenue and Conrail; (Zoning Bill #164) Morton, change the zoning of the area bounded by Chelten Avenue, Germantown Avenue, Washington lane and Chew Avenue; (Street Bill #184) revise the lines and grads of Pennsylvania Avenue between 27th and Brown Streets; (Zoning Bill #143) amend Section 14-1604 of the Philadelphia Code entitled “Outdoor Advertising and Non-Accessory Advertising Controls,” by deleting certain language to clarify spacing requirements for outdoor advertising signs within 660 feet of expressways and bridges; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #161 and #162) amend the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget by transferring $167,300 from the project “Prison Renovations” to the project “Senior Citizens Center – Belgrade and Commissioner Streets; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #196 and #197) amend the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget by transferring $750,000 from various projects to a new project “Purchase of Traffic Court Building; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #198 and #199) amend the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget by transferring $1 million from various projects under the categories of “Play Facilities” and “Fairmount Park Commission” to the project “Improvements to Various Recreation Facilities.” 

May 21, 1980
Correspondence received. Councilmanic revisions to the FY1981-1986 Recommended Capital Program and FY1981 Capital Budget. 

June 5, 1980
Minutes of the meetings of May 15 and May 21, 1980. * Policy Plan – Preliminary Report on recreation Inventory and Trends. * Discussion of Franklin Town/ Community College Area. * Executive Director’s Report: Update on Ashton Road subdivision; Update on the Capital Program and Budget. * ZBA Calendar #80-0553, 2300-2316 S. Broad Street, southwest corner of Broad Street and Wolf Street, for construction of a seven-story building with four floors of office space and parking for 128 cars. * ZBA Calendar #80-0373, 800-840 Market Street, for construction of a public parking lot with 262 spaces. * Staff resignation. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #80-0449, southeast corner of 13th and Callowhill Streets, for the conversion of an eight-story industrial building into a 75-unit apartment complex with commercial on the ground floor and in the basement. * Parkwood-Mechanicsville Zoning remapping: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Woodhaven Road, Thornton Road, Byberry Road, Townsend Road, the Poquessing Creek and Knights Road. * Bill #201: Authorize the City to condemn a vacant lot at the northwest corner of Bustleton Avenue and Avon Street for a fire station. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Herman S. Wolfman and N. Robert Kaplan, for 806-810 Locust Street, for rehabilitation of the Musical Fund Hall into a 13-unit apartment building. * Bill #205: Authorize and direct the City to survey support structures and retaining walls through the City to formulate a program. * Bill #207: Authorize the sale of 2620 N Bouvier Street to Brenda Herbert for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #209: Authorize the sale of 2254 N. 18th Street to Rashad Faheen Shabozz for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #212: Authorize the sale of 2216 N. 17th Street to Fred Coston for off-street parking. * Bill #213: Authorize the sale of 2407 N. 17th Street to Cassandra Caesar for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #229: Authorize the sale of 854-856 N. Leithgow Street to John Regan for a rear yard. * Bill #208: Authorize the sale of 3415 W. Clearfield Street, a surplus recreation site. * Bill #210: Authorize the sale of 4214 N. 15th Street to Alfred Parker for commercial use. * Bill #228: Authorize the sale of 2315 Jasper Street to Bernard Swerdlow for residential rehabilitation. Eastwick Redevelopment Area, Stage III: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and William and Ruth Gavin, for 8127 Chelwynde Avenue, for a side yard. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike Parker Avenue from Ridge Avenue to a point approximately 156 feet southwest of Matthias Street. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike Trenton Avenue from Allegheny Avenue to Clearfield Street. * Portion of Revised Final Plat, southwest side of Cornelia Place, southwest of Wolcott Drive: Subdivide a two-acre parcel into three lots to permit construction of single family detached homes. * LaSalle College Institutional Development District Master Plan amendment: construct a 20,772-square foot addition to the Student Union Building and a ramp to the Lawrence Library in the area east of 20th Street, south of Olney Avenue. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #215 and #216) amend the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget by transferring $230,000 from the project “Rehabilitation of Dog Kennels – Police Academy and Other Locations to a new project “Modification of Police Firing Ranges; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #217 and #218) amend the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget by transferring $60,000 from the project “Fire Station Replacement - 34th Street and Haverford Avenue” to a new project “Fire Station Replacement – 50th Street and Baltimore Avenue;” (Property Bill #227) authorize the sale of 416-420 W. Girard Avenue to Benjamin Glickstein for off-street parking accessory to a restaurant; (Zoning Bill #239) change the zoning for portions of an area bounded by Holme Avenue, Ashton Road, Conrail, Roosevelt Boulevard, Grant Avenue and Woodenbridge Run; (Portion of Revised Final Plat, northeast corner of 46th Street and Haverford Avenue) construction of a church with attached educational wings; (Confirmation Plan) strike and vacate Clifton Street from Irving Street southwardly approximately 41 feet to a dead-end; (Proposed City Plan Change) place a 70-foot wide street on the south side of Erie Avenue west of B Street; (Confirmation Plan) place streets in the area north of Byberry-Southampton Road east of Roosevelt Boulevard. 

June 19, 1980
Minutes of the meeting of June 5, 1980. * Salary of Executive Director. * Executive Director’s Report: Staff participation in the U.S.S. Forrestal negotiation; Summer meeting schedule. Ashton Road Civic Association Request for Commission reconsideration of action of April 17, 1980: Scotch Lane subdivision. * Franklin Town/ Community College Plans: status report. * Blight recertification of a block bounded by 16th, 17th, Market and Ludlow Streets for a non-assisted redevelopment project. * Bill #206: Authorize the City to purchase 31,000 square feet near Germantown Avenue and Durham Street for a commercial parking lot. * Bill #235: Authorize the City to convey a 4,900-square foot lot at 4504-4506 Locust Street to the Spruce Hill Community Association for community gardening. * Office of Housing and Community Development / Redevelopment Authority Proposal – sale of lots for side yards: northeast corner of Winter and Natrona Streets; southwest corner of 32nd and Winter Streets; southeast corner of Winter Street, 5112 Reno Street; 2101 St. Albans Street. * Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation to rehabilitate 74 vacant buildings in the following Urban Renewal Areas: Greys Ferry, Nicetown, Haddington II and III, Mantua, South Central and Whitman. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #80-0382, northwest corner of School House Lane and Wissahickon Avenue (Alden Park), for construction of 44 attached one-family dwellings. * Central Northeast Zoning remapping: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Cottman Avenue, Bustleton Avenue, Rhawn Street and Roosevelt Boulevard. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Reviews: Norfolk-Suffolk manor at 1414-1450 and 1415-1451 Clearview Street. Bill #211: Authorize the sale of 229 E. Logan Street. * Bill #220: Authorize the sale of 1930-1932 S. Norwood Street to Joseph Cranato for off-street parking and gardening. * Bill #230: Authorize the sale of 135-137 Morris Street to William J. Ciarrocchi for residential construction. * Bill #231: Authorize the City to convey to the Redevelopment Authority, without consideration, a vacant fire station at 1016-1018 South Street for conveyance to Waters Memorial A.M.E. Church for church-related activities. * Bill #236: Authorize the sale of 672 N. 39th Street to Ruth Gilbert to residential rehabilitation. * Bill #248: Authorize the sale of 2738 N. Lawrence Street to Jorge Crespo for rehabilitation. * Bill #249: Authorize the sale of 1631 Bainbridge Street to Frank Guzzo for rehabilitation. * Bill #257: Authorize the sale of 1323 W. Poplar Street to M. Schonwetter for off-street parking. * Bill #258: Authorize the sale of two vacant lots on the north side of Salter Street 70 feet east of 2nd Street for residential construction. * Bill #250: Byberry Zoning remapping – change the zoning of the area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, the Philadelphia-Bucks County Line, Townsend Road, Byberry Road, Thornton Road and Woodhaven Road to Recreational from L-2 Industrial. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement for the rehabilitation of a 42-car parking garage. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Proposed City Plan Change) place a 70-foot wide street on the south side of Erie Avenue, 450 feet west of B Street; (Proposed City Plan Change) place streets in the area north of Byberry-Southampton Road east of Roosevelt Boulevard; (Confirmation Plan) place Wiehle Street and a drainage right-of-way in the area northeast of the intersection of Midvale Avenue, Ridge Avenue and Indian Queen Lane; (Street Bill #238) strike Meadow Street and place a 37-foot wide drainage right-of-way between Tackawanna Street and Ditman Street; (Property Bill #253) authorize the sale of 1002-1006 N. Orianna Street to H. Lucena for a single family dwelling; (Property Bill #254) authorize the sale of 1135-1137 N. Orianna Street to S. Zimmerman; (Property Bill #255) authorize the sale of 416 W. Poplar Street to S. Zimmerman; (Property Bill #256) authorize the sale of 421 W. Poplar Street to S. Zimmerman. 

July 3, 1980
Minutes of the meeting of June 19, 1980. * Penn’s Landing Development presentation: proposal for 250,000 square feet of office space, 170,000 square feet of retail commercial, a 205,000 -square foot hotel, 976 condominium units and 1,650 parking spaces. * Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation to rehabilitate 74 vacant buildings in the following Urban Renewal Areas: Greys Ferry, Nicetown, Haddington II and III, Mantua, South Central and Whitman. * Condominium Conversion Subcommittee. * 13th and Callowhill Zoning Board of Adjustment Case. * Strawberry Mansion area, 29th and Dauphin proposal. Butler Settlement. Schuylkill River Park update: Kelly brickyard. * Redevelopment Certification and update of the Center City Redevelopment Area and Redevelopment Area Plan. * Amendments to the FY1981-1986 Capital Program and FY1981 Capital Budget. * Bill #206: Authorize the City to purchase a 31,000-square foot lot near Germantown Avenue and Durham Street for a commercial parking lot. * Bill #261: Confirm the sale of a vacant parcel on the southeast side of State Road, south of Rhawn Street. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Reviews: Norfolk-Suffolk Manor, 1414-1450 and 1415-1451 Clearview Street. * Revised Final Plat, parcel bounded by Philmont Avenue, Conrail Reading Line and Byberry Road: Construction of 70 semi-detached two-family dwellings on 11 acres. * Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and John J. and Rosemary A. Gibson, for 1350 S. 29th Street rear, for a side yard. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Howard E. Lander, for 512 S. 9th Street, for construction of a three-story single family dwelling with a garage. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Ralph Heller, for 1131 Waverly Street, for construction of a single family dwelling with a garage. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #5: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and The Church of the Savior, for a parcel on the northeast corner of 38th and Chestnut Streets, for development of a community park. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #264): strike a portion of Penn Street northeast of Clarkson Avenue; (Street Bill #276): strike a portion of Adams Avenue between Briston and Church Streets; (Confirmation Plan) revise various streets in the area northeast of Pennypack Circle; (Zoning Bill #272) amend the Zoning Code by adding a district L-5 Industrial primarily for use in older areas of the City; (Zoning Bill #273) amend the L-4 Industrial District by expanding the number of permitted uses, limiting the height to 60 feet and the allowable floor area ratio to 500 percent, and limiting the allowable sign area. 

August 7, 1980
Minutes of the meeting of July 3, 1980. * Discussion by Director of Housing and Community Development about Community Development Program. * Upper Nicetown Stenton Area Concerned Citizens’ Coalition letter. * Schuylkill River Park: (Property Bill #299) authorize the City to condemn 770 Schuylkill Avenue; (South Central Urban Renewal Area) amend the Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan by changing the land use designation form Industrial to Recreational. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission – A-95 Reviews: Rocky View Mews, block bounded by Lauriston, Osbourne, Vicaris and Righter Streets, for construction of 10 attached single family units; West Philadelphia Townhouses, University Avenue and Civic Center Boulevard, construction of 150 Section 8 family units in 13 two and three-story buildings. * Bill #298: Change the zoning of an 11-acre parcel at State Road and Fitler Street from Area Shopping Center to R-5A Single Family Residential. * Bill #286: Change the zoning of a 6.7-acre parcel at Wise’s Mill Road and Henry Avenue from R-13 to R-2 Residential. * Proposed amendment to the FY1981-1986 Capital Program and FY1981 Capital Budget: Combine three projects into one new project “Subway-Surface and Market Street Subway and Elevated Stations – Modernization,” and decrease the project “Commuter Operating Facilities – Modernization” by $205,000 in City funds. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement for development of a small food store, a Krass Brother’s Clothing Store, retail stores and condominiums in a low-rise development at 901-949 South Street. * Bill #325: Authorize the purchase of two properties on the southeast side of Beach Street, southwest of Columbia Avenue, for expansion of Penn Treaty Park. * Bill #293: Authorize the sale of 2550 N. Franklin Street to Della Revera for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #294: Authorize the sale of a City parking lot at 1026-1030 W. Lehigh Avenue. * Bill #327: Authorize the sale of 860-866 N. Leithgow Street to John Regan for a rear yard. * Callowhill East Urban Renewal Area: Amend the Urban Renewal Plan by reducing the maximum floor area ratio from 60 percent to 50 percent to permit additional parking and open space for the I.G.A. Federal Credit Union at the southeast corner of 5th and Spring Garden Streets. * Haddington Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Haddington Leadership Corporation for Parcel #11D, on the southwest corner of 55th Street and Haverford Avenue, for rehabilitation of the rear of a Senior Citizen Community Center. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Community Concern #13, Inc., for 2721-2727 W. Columbia Avenue, for rehabilitation into a multi-purpose center. * West Poplar / North Allen Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Reve. Louis Cunningham and Edward Baker, for Parcel #7, on the southeast corner of 10th Street and Girard Avenue, for development of a parking lot. * Bill #292: Authorize the sale of 1005 W. Cumberland Street. * Bill #300: Authorize the sale of 2315 Ellsworth Street. * Bill #310: Authorize the City to convey to the Redevelopment Authority, without consideration, 490 York Avenue (vicinity of 5th and Buttonwood Streets), 5806 Magnolia Street, 3333 Mt. Vernon Street and 4327 Germantown Avenue. * Bill #311: Authorize the sale of 3618 Brandywine Street to LeRoy Edwards for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #312: Authorize the sale of 4112 W. Girard Avenue. * Bill #326: Authorize the sale of 2548 Coral Street. * Bill #332: Authorize the sale of 2311 N. Smedley Street to Christine Long for residential rehabilitation. Bill #328: Authorize the sale of 838-842 Orkney Street. * Bills #323 and #324: Amend the FY1981-1986 Capital Program and FY1981 Capital Budget by rescheduling and adding projects in various departments. * Bill #295: Confirm the sale of 2748 N. Front Street to Paul Rivas for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #329: Confirm the sale of 1007 Buttonwood Street to Acme Display Services for open space. * Haddington Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Haddington Elderly Housing Association for development of 136 Section 8 housing units for the elderly. * Confirmation Plan: Revise the lines and grades of Pennsylvania Avenue at 27th Street. * Revise the Institutional Development District Master Plan for Fiddler’s Woods Life Care Facility: Permit development of 300 apartment units for the elderly, a 120-bed nursing home and a medical center on the northwest side of Verree Road at Shady Lane. 

September 4, 1980
Minutes of the meeting of August 7, 1980. * Chestnut Hill Hospital compromise. * Wise’s Mill Road and Henry Avenue proposal. * Penn’s Landing discussion. * Executive Director’s report: article in the Inquirer regarding the Census. * A-95 Review, Rocky View Mews, block bounded by Lauriston, Osborn, Vicaris and Righter Streets: for construction of 10 attached single-family units. * Bill #347: Amend the Zoning Code by designating amusement arcades and pool rooms as Regulated Uses. * City Plan Change: Revise streets in the vicinity of 25th Street and Point Breeze Avenue. * City Plan Change: Place a drainage right-of-way in the vicinity of Wissahickon and Midvale Avenues. * City Plan Change: Place a 35-foot wide drainage right-of-way along the northerly and westerly side of Apalogen Road (a private road) from School House Lane to a cul-de-sac. * City Plan Change: Revise the lines and grades of City Avenue from Presidential Boulevard to Monument Road. * City Plan Change: Place easements along a portion of Island Avenue between Bartram Avenue and Lindbergh Boulevard. * Final Plat, Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, Section 34, 8300 block of Chelwynde Avenue: for construction of 16 attached single family units. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #338) remove unneeded paper streets in the area east of Greenmount and Denman Roads; (Street Bill #342) strike 40th Street between Baltimore Avenue and Woodland Avenue; (Property Bill #333) confirm sale of 1320 W. Seltzer Street to Margaret Gilmore for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #334) confirm the sale of a vacant lot on the east side of Sheaf Lane, north of the Philadelphia Belt Line Railroad, to Marshall Construction Company for recreation and open space accessory to an adjacent apartment complex; (Property Bill #335) confirm the sale of 3637 Reed Street to Robert Kessenich for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #339) confirm the sale of 633 Tree Street to Jacob and Eva Wolf for off-street parking; (Property Bill #340) confirm the sale of 893 N. 45th Street to Lillian Baker for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #341) confirm the sale of 4148 Market Street to Midas Realty Corporation for construction of a muffler sales installation center; (Preliminary Plat, parcel of ground on the northwesterly side of State Road, from Fitler Street to the former Convent Lane) construction of 126 semi-detached two-family units; (Confirmation Plan) revise streets in the area lying northeasterly form the intersection of Summit and Henry Avenues.

September 18, 1980
Minutes of the meeting of September 4, 1980. * Penn’s Landing development. * Wissahickon Watershed Ordinance review and Bill #286, for the northwest corner of Wise’s Mill Road and Henry Avenue: Change the zoning from R-13 to R-2 residential to allow construction of a 17-story, 320-unit apartment building on a 6.7-acre site. * Hotel Rittenhouse, West Rittenhouse Square between Walnut and Locust Streets: Review plans for a 34-story condominium / hotel building containing 353 hotel rooms and 104 condominium units with 171 parking spaces. * Proposed renovation and construction at Albert Einstein Medical Center Southern Division. * Bill #363: Amend the Zoning Code by requiring a Zoning Board of Adjustment Certificate for regulated uses in all commercial districts. * Public notification of Commission agendas and actions. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 review: Monte Vista Apartments, 6160 W. Oxford Avenue, rehabilitation of seven buildings containing 171 apartment units for moderate income families. * Far Northeast remapping for Normandy, Walton Park, and a portion of Philadelphia Industrial Park: area bounded by Woodhaven Road, Knights Road, Red Lion Road, Academy Road, Red Lion Road, Decatur Road, Comly Road and Roosevelt Boulevard. * Bill #358: Convey nine parcels of vacant land in the rear of 1147-1155 Gerritt Street to abutting owners on Gerritt Street without consideration to be used as rear yards. * Bill #359: Authorize the sale of a City parking lot on the southwest corner of 4th and Porter Streets. * Final Plan, Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, Section #34, 8300 block of Chelwynde Avenue: for construction of 15 attached single family units. * Bill #368: Authorize the sale of a vacant parcel on the north side of Norwalk (formerly Krewstown) Road, 290 feet west of Bustleton Avenue to Edward Ludwig for residential construction. * Bill #371: Authorize the sale of a City parking lot at 4076 ½ Lancaster Avenue. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #360) confirm the sale of 832-834 N. Orkney Street to John Schwartzenback for a rear yard; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #348 and #349) amend the FY1981-1986 Capital Program and FY1981 Capital Budget by combining projects into one new project “Subway-Surface and Market Street Subway and Elevated Station – Modernization” and by decreasing the project “Commuter Operating Facilities Modernization;” (Zoning Bill #367) Parkwood-Mechanicsville remapping for portions of the area bounded by Woodhaven Road, Thornton Road, Byberry Road, Townsend Road, Poquessing Creek and Knights Road; (Property Bill #353) authorize the City to acquire Fee Simple title to three properties and a permanent aerial easement over another property in the vicinity of 52nd to 60th Streets and the Airport High Speed Line right-of-way.

October 2, 1980
Minutes of the meeting of September 18, 1980. * Executive Director’s report: Symposium on Comprehensive Planning; Sale of City-owned property – tax delinquency check for buyers. * INA office/hotel proposal, vicinity of 18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway: Discussion of restrictive covenants and Zoning Board of Adjustment case. * Controls in Neighborhood Commercial Revitalization Areas including 52nd and Market Streets, 60th and Market Streets, Point Breeze Avenue and Wharton Street, and Ridge and Columbia Avenues: (Bill #376) amend the Zoning Code to refer to the Office of Housing and Community Development accessory signs in certain areas; (Bill #377) amend the Building Code to set standards for building façade maintenance in the above Neighborhood Commercial Revitalization areas. * Proposed amendments to the FY1981-1986 Capital Program and FY1981 Capital Budget: Proposed carryover of projects from the FY1980 Capital Budget; Proposed new projects and additional funding for some existing projects. * Bill #378: Authorize the sale of 3903 Wallace Street to Frank Starks for residential rehabilitation. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Jessup Street Parking Association, for 1102-1104 Locust Street, for development of a neighborhood parking lot. * Proposed revision to the Temple University Institutional Development District Master Plan: Change the use of the northwest corner of 12th Street and Columbia Avenue from open space to parking to permit development of a parking lot and to provide a loading dock for the student activity center. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #381) amend the “Parking and Loading Facilities” section of the Zoning Code by reducing the size of required parking spaces from 10 feet by 20 feet to nine feet by 18 feet; (Zoning Bill #382) change the zoning of portions of areas bounded by Cottman Avenue, Bustleton Avenue, Rhawn Street and Roosevelt Boulevard; (Confirmation Plan) strike the 1900 block of Meadow Street from Tackawanna Street to Ditman Street; (Confirmation Plan) strike and vacate the 600 block of East Penn Street from chew Avenue to Clarkson Street; (Redevelopment Bill #379) amend the Urban Renewal Plan and Redevelopment Proposal for the Kensington Urban Renewal Area by changing the land use of Parcel #1, at the southeast corner of Waterloo Street and Lehigh Avenue, from Commercial to Residential, and making changes that permit residential development.

October 16, 1980
Minutes of the meeting of October 2, 1980. * Executive Director’s report: Southeast corner of Rhawn and Dungan Road development scheme; Walnut-Chestnut Street ordinance; Center City Commuter Connection. * Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #80-1301, 2000 Walnut Street, for construction of a 32-story, 50-unit condominium with 35 parking spaces. * Policy Plan update. * Proposed hotel, southeast corner of Broad and Locust Streets: adoption of controls for the garage; City Plan Change to permit the construction of a five-story bridge across Watts Street. * Proposed non-assisted redevelopment project, northwest corner of 8th Street and Girard Avenue: Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, recertify as blighted and amend the Redevelopment Area Plan to permit better parking access and an amended land use plan for Guiffre Medical Center. * Proposed revision to the Frankford Hospital Institutional Development District: build a two=acre parking lot at the southwesterly side of Red Lion Road northwest of Knights Road. * Bill #261: Confirm the sale of a vacant .4-acre parcel at the southeast corner of State Road and Rhawn Street for a landscaping business. * Bill #400: Authorize the sale of 4632 Hedge Street to William J. Britten for a garden. * Bill #402: Authorize the City to accept from the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation, without consideration, 2324-2330 N. 5th Street for a playground. * Authorize the sale of 627 S. 11th Street to Natale Carabello for residential rehabilitation. * Franklin Urban Renewal Area: Amend the Urban Renewal Plan by changing the land use form Public to Light Industrial, for parking and loading for Semco Equipment Company, on the Parcel #24A, within a block bounded by Callowhill, 8th, Wood and 9th Streets. * Proposed City Plan Change: Revise the grade of Clyde Lane from Sequoia road to Manatawna Avenue. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike Cresheim valley Drive from McCallum Street to Greene Street, and from St. Georges Street to Cresheim Valley Drive. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Nedro Avenue from Hammond Avenue to Rising Sun Avenue. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy:  (Confirmation Plan) narrows the northwesterly side of Adams Avenue from Bristol to Church Streets; (Redevelopment Bill #404) amend the Haddington Urban Renewal Plan by changing the land use from Industrial to Semi-Public Institutional, for Parcels #37B, #37C, #37D, #37E and #37F, to allow for construction of a multi-purpose social service center on the south side of Arch Street east of 56th Street; (Property Bill #412) authorize the City to convey to the Redevelopment Authority 2120-2122 W. Venango Street for additional ground for a 106-unit apartment structure for the elderly; (FY1981-1986 Capital Program and FY 1981 Capital Budget amendment) shift $291,000 in excess City funds from the project “Park Acquisition – Butler Tract” to the project “Park Acquisition – Various Sites."

November 20, 1980
Minutes of the meeting of October 16, 1980. * Executive Director’s report: Citizen Survey; Eden Hall Study; Eastern State Prison Study; Update of 20th and Walnut Street condominium proposal; Staff work program; Census update; 2nd and Walnut Streets A-4 site. * Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation request for Commission comments: STARS, 332-336 South Street; Budco-Goldman. * Eastwick / Airport Area development issues. * Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #80-1423, southeast corner of 15th Street and Mt. Vernon Street. * Bill #423: Authorize the purchase of a property on the west side of the Schuylkill River, southwest of 53rd Street, for expansion of Bartram Park. * Bill #424: Authorize the purchase of land on the northeast side of Grays Avenue, 520 feet northeast of 58th Street, for a tot lot. * Bills #416 and #417: Authorize the sale of 1423 and 1425 S. Franklin Street to Nicholas Gregario for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #411: Amend the Zoning Code by permitting amusement arcades and billiards and pool halls in Limited and General Industrial Districts and eliminating them as permitted uses in certain commercial districts. * Bill #425: Confirm the sale of 2026 South Street to Harry Friedman. * Bill #427: Confirm the sale of 4040 Ridge Avenue to Harry Friedman. * Bill #426: Confirm the sale of 107 N. 60th Street to Harry Friedman. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #5: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Summer-Winter Action Association, Inc., and Dr. Gabriel J. and Tatiana Gasic, for 3308 Arch Street, for the rehabilitation of a four-unit apartment building. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (West Venango Urban Renewal Area) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Arthur M. Winn and Robert A. Bremner, for parcel #1, on the northwest corner of 22nd and Venango Streets, for construction of 105 units of housing for the elderly; (Street Bill #430) place Stella Street on the City Plan from N. 21st Street to Van Pelt Street; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #434 and #435) amend the FY1981-1986 Capital Program and FY1981 Capital Budget by shifting $291,000 in excess City funds form the project “Park Acquisition – Butler Tract” to the project “Parkland Acquisition – Various Sites.” Confirmation Plan: Revise and remove various streets northeast of Millbrook and Greenmount Roads, southwest of Woodhaven Road. 

December 4, 1980
Minutes of the meeting of November 20, 1980. * Addition to Commission minutes of October 16, 1980: Recertification of the northwest corner of 8th Street and Girard Avenue for purposes of implementing a non-assisted redevelopment project. * Executive Director’s report: Status of Urban Development Action Grant proposals; Update on the 1980 Census; Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation’s request for “Star’s” at 332-336 South Street and 317 Kater Street. * Yorktown Zoning Remapping: area bounded by Girard Avenue, Broad Street, Columbia Avenue and 9th Street. * Hahnemann Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Magee Memorial Hospital for Convalescents, for a parcel on the northeast corner of 16th and Race Streets, for expansion of a multi-story hospital. * Pennsport Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and William Hershman, for 206-208 Federal Street, for a side yard. Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania, for 1124 Walnut Street, for construction of a three-story building with retail on the first floor and offices on the second and third floors. * Revised Preliminary Plat, parcel bounded by Midvale venue, the Norristown Branch of Conrail, and Indian Queen Lane: construction of 53 attached single family dwellings. * Bill #453: Authorize the City to purchase a 9.8-acre parcel on the northeast corner of Fox Street and Roberts Avenue for construction of a Water Department maintenance and automotive garage. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plan) strike and vacate 40th Street from Baltimore Avenue to Woodland Avenue. 


Minutes from 1970 to 1979


1979
January 18, 1979
Minutes of the meeting of December 21, 1978. * New Vacant Property Review Committee legislation, certification of ten properties for eminent domain: 1133 and 1141 S. Cleveland Street, 5170 and 5172 W. Viola Street, 2443 Kensington Avenue, 1214 W. Lehigh Avenue, 4318 N. Franklin Street, 34 E. Seymour Street, 118 W. Sharpnack Street, 618 W. Tusculum Street. * Bills #1754 and #1755: Amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by transferring $600,000 of tax-supported loan funds from the project “Acquisition and Rehabilitation of Vacant Properties” to projects “Acquisition and Rehabilitation of F.H.A. Repossessions,” and “Site Improvements – Community Development Program.” * Bills #1756 and #1757: Amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by transferring $22,000 from the project “Eastwick Branch Library – northeast corner of Lindbergh Boulevard and Island Avenue” to the project “Branch Library – Air conditioning – Richmond Branch.” Proposed amendment to the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget: “Secondary Street Lighting – Streets Department” increase by $57,000 and decrease project “Alley Lighting” by the same amount. * Proposed amendment to the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget: “Closed Circuit Television – City Transit Stations and Concourses” and “Market-Frankford Line – Rolling Stock Modernization, “reduce the amount of the FY1979 tax-supported funds for the former and increase the amount for the latter. Proposed amendment to the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget: “Director of Finance – Capital Budget Division,” “Managing Director’s Office – Capital Project Unit,” “Recreation – Play facilities – Planning Construction Division,” and “Recreation – Fairmount Park Commission,” shift $889,000 in funds from various projects to these four projects. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation plans) revise the lines and grades of County Line Road from Bustleton Avenue to the Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line; strike Dosch Street and place Wexford Place on the City Plan; revise streets in the Wister II area adjacent to Ashmead and Rubicam Streets by striking Baynton Street and a portion of Armstrong Street; place on the City Plan Crestmont Avenue, Barner Place, Vale Lane and Daner Lane in the vicinity of Knights Road and Clarendon Avenue; (Street Bill #1747) revise the lines and grades of Pine Road from Bloomfield Avenue to Lee Lynn Lane; (Zoning Bill #1735) change the zoning of portions of an area bounded by Cottman Avenue, Fillmore Street, Oxford Avenue, Rhawn Street, Conrail railroad, and Oxford Avenue; (Zoning Bill #1739) change the zoning of the area bounded by Knorr Street, Martins Mill Road, Hasbrook Avenue, Cottman Avenue and Oxford Avenue. * Bill #1719: Change the zoning of a 14-acre parcel on the northwest side of Blue Grass Road 776 feet northeast of Welsh Road from partly R-5 Residential and partly Area Shopping Center to R-12 Residential. * Bill #1723: Amend the C-1 Commercial District by increasing the number of permitted uses by limited the 2,000-square foot gross floor area requirement to buildings erected after the effective date of this amendment and amending the area regulations. * Portion of Revised Final Plat, northeast corner of Ashton and Woodbridge Roads: Subdivide a property and increase the number of units by 14. * Revised Final Plat for Brookhaven II, west side of Frankford Avenue north of Grant Avenue, block bounded by Rowena Drive, Avner Lane, Cartaret Street and Brook Lane: Replace 12 end-of-row, two-family dwellings and 39 single family attached dwellings with 43 attached two-family dwellings. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1728) confirm the sale of 460 through 470 Myrtle Street; (Property Bill #1729) confirm the sale of 733 N. 3rd Street; (Property Bill #1737) authorize the sale of a parcel on the northwest side of Frontenac Street northeast of Tustin Street; (Property Bill #1766) Confirm the sale of 701 N. Front Street. * Bill #1724: Authorize the sale of a parcel on the southeast side of State Road south of Rhawn Street. * Bill #1727: Authorize the sale of 518 Catherine Street. * Bill #1734: Authorize the transfer of 627 N. 55th Street from the Philadelphia Gas Works to the City. * Bill #1736: Authorize the purchase of a parcel on the northeast side of Townsend Road north of Meeting House Road. * Bill #1738: Authorize the sale of 2448 N. Broad Street. Callowhill East Urban Renewal Area: Eighth modification to the 1st amendment Urban Renewal Plan, for Parcel #9 at the northeast corner of 5th Street and the former Noble Street. * Haddington Urban Renewal Area: Second modification to the 4th amended Urban Renewal Plan, for Parcel #11D at the southwest corner of 55th Street and Haverford Avenue. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: Revise the Urban Renewal plan to permit the development of faculty housing on Parcel #1A, at the north side of the 3400 block of Walnut Street. * Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement for rehabilitation of a garage at 2949-2951 Reed Street. Comment on the Plan for the Tinicum Wildlife Preserve. 

February 1, 1979
Minutes of the meeting of January 18, 1979. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1741) confirm the sale of 146-148 Krams Avenue for a puppet studio/workshop and a private residence. * Bill #1776: Confirm the sale of a former fire house at 2936-2938 Ridge Avenue for an auto repair shop. * Bill #1727: Authorize the sale of 518 Catharine Street for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #1707: Authorize the sale of 2026 South Street. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1770) place three 70 feet-wide streets, Townsend, Southampton and Black Lake Roads, in the area northeast of Roosevelt Boulevard and Woodhaven Road; (Street Bill #1773) strike Penn Street from Chew Avenue to a point north of Clarkson Street, relocate a right-of-way, and place a turnaround west of Clarkson Street; (Confirmation plans) strike and vacate Sharswood Street from Lawrence to 4th Streets; place 30th Street from Titan to Oakford Streets; (Zoning Bill #1765) change the zoning of an area bounded by Spring Garden Street, 18th Street, Buttonwood Street, 17th Street, Callowhill Street and 16th Street from partly R-10 Residential, partly C-4 Commercial and partly G-2 Industrial to Institutional Development District; (Zoning Bill #1778) change the zoning of portions of an area bounded by Red Lion Road, Verree Road, Alburger Avenue and the Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Poquessing Avenue from Pennypack Circle to the Pennypack Creek, and place a 60-foot-wide cul-de-sac from Pennypack Circle to a point 620 feet northeast. 

February 15, 1979
Minutes of the meeting of February 1, 1979. * Communications. * Recommended FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget. * Proposed amendments to the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget: Add “Renovation of Prison Facilities” and delete “Detention Center – Renovate Facilities and Convert Dormitories to Cells,” and “Juvenile Facility.” * Proposed amendments to the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget: Add “southwest Water Pollution Control Plant – Removal of Incinerator Residue” and decrease “Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant – Pollution Abatement Program.” * Proposed amendments to the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget: Add “Playground – Frankford Avenue and Pennypack Street,” and “Torun Triangle – 18th and Parkway” and decrease “Longfellow School Playground.” * Proposed amendments to the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget: Increase “Philadelphia Nursing Home – Girard and Corinthian Avenues” and decrease “Broad-Ridge Subway System – New Cars.” * Pennsport Urban Renewal Area: Contract and disposition supplement for the construction of 23 court type single family sales houses on Parcels #9B, #10B, #11 and #12B, west of 2nd Street between Federal and Sears Streets. * Bill #1788: Authorize the purchase of a nine-care parcel of vacant land on the northwest side of Knights Road 1,022 feet northeast of Mechanicsville Road for a park. * Bill #1789: Authorize the transfer, without consideration, of 2300 N. Bouvier Street from the City to the Redevelopment Authority for recreation. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation plans) strike Waterfall Road from Old Line Road to Glen Campbell Road, and Glen Campbell Road from Waterfall Road to Old Line Road; place a drainage right-of-way in the area east of Worthington Road north of Byberry Road; (Street Bill #1783) strike a 50-foot wide drainage right-of-way running southwest from Umbria Street, 2,397 feet northwest of Parker Avenue, to the Schuylkill Valley Branch of Conrail in Roxborough/Manayunk. * Bill #1784: Change the zoning of a property at the southwest corner of 5th and St. James Streets from C-2 Commercial to R-10 Residential. * Bill #1787: Change the zoning of a parcel on the southeast side of Northeast Boulevard, 130 feet southwest of Tomlinson Road, from L-2 Limited Industrial to R-5 Residential. * Bill #1774: Change the zoning of a parcel at the west corner of State Road and Fitler Street from Area Shopping Center to R-5A Residential. * Final Plat, Eastwick Stage IV, Sections 58-63, 8500 and 8600 Cratin Place, 8600 Lindbergh Boulevard, 8600 Dicks Place, 8600 Cheney Place, 8700 Gibson Place and 8600 Lyons Place: construct 176 single family attached dwelling units on 10 acres. * Revised Final Plat, Eastwick Stage IV, Section 55: construction of 18 single family detached dwellings along the eastern edge of Stage IV at 84th Street. * Zoning Remapping for East Mayfair: area bounded by Cottman Avenue, Frankford Avenue, Sheffield Street and Conrail. * DVRPC A-95 review for Wannamaker House, 2020 Walnut Street: construction of a 499-unit high-rise apartment building. * Request to place on the Comprehensive Place a joint use concept for parking and open space on land immediately west of I-95 in Queen Village. 

March 1, 1979
Minutes of the meeting of February 15, 1979. * Recommended FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement for construction of 14 Section 8 rental housing units on Parcel #140, 6th and Panama Streets, Parcel #126, 6th and Pine Streets, and Parcel #161 at 6th and Lombard Streets. * Brookhaven II Revised Final Plat, west side of Frankford Avenue north of Grant Avenue: Replace 12 end-of-row, two-family dwellings and 39 single family attached dwellings with 39 attached two-family dwellings. * Portion of revised Final Plat, northeast of Ashton and Woodbridge Roads: Subdivide to increase the number of units by 14. * West Mill Creek Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment contract for the rehabilitation of 815 N. 48th Street into a duplex. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment contract for the rehabilitation of 1133 Waverly Street into a single family dwelling with one parking space. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: Revise the Urban Renewal Plan to permit development of a faculty house on the north side of the 3400 block of Walnut Street. * Callowhill East Urban Renewal Area: ninth modification to the 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan, to make an exception to the 60 percent floor area ratio requirement to lower the F.A.R. to 50 percent of net buildable area, to provide parking for a proposed retail development at the northwest corner of 2nd and Willow Streets. * Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Redevelopment contract for the construction of a 17-story building consisting of street level commercial, a four-level parking garage, and a 12-level office tower at the northeast corner of 7th and Chestnut Streets. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: Confirmation plans) place on the City Plan Norwalk Road from Morefield Road to Bustleton Avenue; revise the curb lines and grades of Northeast Boulevard form the 10,000 block of Bustleton Avenue to a point 858 feet northeast of Rennard Street. Portion of Final Plat, 2800 block of Ogden Street: for construction of 26 single family attached dwellings. Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Catharine Street from Front Street to the Delaware Expressway, and from Swanson Street to the Delaware Expressway. Bill #1794: Amend the Philadelphia Code by designating certain stores selling drug related paraphernalia as regulated uses subject to various restrictions. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1808) confirm the sale of 808 N. 21st Street for rehabilitation as a single family home; (Property Bill #1823) confirm the sale of a vacant fire station at 752-754 S. 16th Street for use as a single family dwelling with artist’s studio on the 2nd floor, and auto storage on the first floor; (Property Bill #1831) confirm the sale of 2065 Ridge Avenue for use as a residence and a dress shop. Bill #1809: Authorize condemnation of a parcel on the northwest side of Torresdale Avenue 120 feet northeast of Eden Street for a park. Bill #1727: Authorize the sale of 518 Catharine Street for residential rehabilitation. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1814 and #1815) amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by transferring $889,000 from various projects to “Director of Finance – Capital Budget Division,” Managing Director’s Office – Capital Project Unit,” “Recreation – Play Facilities,” and “Recreation – Fairmount Park Commission;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1816 and #1817) amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by transferring $57,000 from the project “Alley Lighting” to the project “Secondary Street Lighting;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1818 and #1819) amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by re-distributing funds for the projects “Closed Circuit Television – City Transit Stations and Concourses” and “Market-Frankford Line Rolling Stock Modernization.” * Capital Program and Budget: Amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by increasing “Northeast Senior Citizens Center” and decreasing “Health Center Replacement -District #6” and “Health Center Replacement – District 8.”  * Capital Program and Budget: Amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by increasing “Bicycle Trails – Location to be Determined” and by decreasing “Paving, Curbing and Site Improvements,” Flooding and Drainage Controls,” "Park Development – Mouth of Pennypack Creek,” "East Park Improvements,” "Cobbs Creek Park Improvements,” "Playfield – Whitaker and Louden,” and “Building – 63rd and Spruce Streets,” for the Wissahickon bicycle trail. 

March 15, 1979
Bill 1859: Authorize the sale of 944 S. 5th Street to Vee cee Provisions, Inc., for expansion of a wholesale meat business. * Bill #1862: Authorize the sale of 107 N 60th Street to Able Realty Inc., for a private parking lot. * Bill #1878: Authorize the City to convey title of the Edgar Allen Poe House to the National Park Service without consideration. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1870 and #1871) amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by adding funds to the project “Philadelphia Nursing Home” and rescheduling funds for the project “Broad-Ridge Subway System-New Cars;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1872 and #1873) amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget) amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by transferring $8.1 million from the project “Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant – Pollution Abatement Program” to a new line item entitled “Southeast Water Pollution Control Plan – Removal of Incinerator Residue.” * Bills #1853 and #1854: Amend the FY FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by adding funds to “McDevitt Recreation Center” and “Kendrick Recreation Center” and decreasing funds for “Community and Service Building – 53rd Street and Parkside Avenue.” * Proposed amendment to the FY FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget: Increase funds for “Stadium Complex Improvements,” Barry Playground Improvements,” “Hancock Playground,” and “Improvements to Existing Playgrounds and Recreation Centers,” and decrease funds for “Guerin Recreation Center.” * Proposed amendment to the FY FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget: Decrease funds for “Urban Homesteading” by $250,000 and increase funds for “Demolition of Public Nuisance Properties” by the same amount. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation plans) strike Mayland and Tulpehocken Streets each from Anderson Street to Crittenden Street and place a drainage right-of-way; relocate the westerly curb line of Broad Street approximately nine feet westwardly from a point 118 feet south of Vine Street; widen the south side of Rodman Street from 19th to 20th Streets; (Street Bill #1832) strike Produce Street from Front Street to the Delaware Expressway; (Street Bill #1839) authorize narrowing Byberry Road between Audubon Avenue and Philmont Avenue; (Revised Final Plat, northwest corner of South Canterbury Road and Legion Street) for construction of 22 single family attached units and a 17-unit apartment building; (Street Bill #1866) strike Buttonwood Street between 16th and 17th Streets; (Bill #1867) authorize construction of a bridge over 17th Street south of Spring Garden Street. * Final Plat, Essington Avenue near 70th Street: for extension of the South Philadelphia Auto Mall, to build a 12,000-square foot building on a two-acre parcel. * Bill #1811: Change the zoning of two vacant parcels on the northeast corner of 16th Street and Hunting Park Avenue and the northeast corner of 15th Street and Roosevelt Boulevard from R-10 Residential to C-2 Commercial. * Bill #1787: Change the zoning of a 16-acre parcel on the southeast side of Northeast Boulevard, 130 feet southwest of Tomlinson Road, from L-2 Limited Industrial to R-5 Residential. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Don R. Kaufman, Robert Lasowitz, Burt Weiner and Stephen Lasowitz, for Parcel #140, 6th and Panama Streets, Parcel #126, 6th and Pine Streets, and Parcel #161, 6th and Lombard Streets, for construction of 14 Section 8 rental housing units. * Presentation of Temple University Environmental Improvement Plan. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #1877) Redevelopment contract between the Redevelopment Authority and Norman Wolgin, for the construction of a 17-story commercial structure at the northeast corner of 7th and Chestnut Streets. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Robert E. and Ruth W. Lipschutz, for 426 S. 11th Street, for construction of a single family home. * Community Development Year Four Redevelopment Proposals for the following Urban Renewal Areas: Haddington units #2 and #3; Grays Ferry; South Central; Mantua; Washington Square West unit #2; West Mill Creek; Whitman; certain land use changes in the Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area; acquisition of 81 properties for rehabilitation; acquisition of 37 properties for clearance; and spending of $802,000 in various Urban Renewal Areas. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: third amendment to the 3rd Redevelopment Proposal, amend the Redevelopment Proposal from commercial reuse to residential reuse to permit construction of 70 units win buildings with a minimum height of 53 feet and maximum height of three stories. * Strawberry Mansion, Model Cities, Kings Village Partial Rehabilitation Program: Transfer 35 properties from the Redevelopment Authority to the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation. 

April 5, 1979
Minutes of the meetings of March 1 and March 15, 1979. * Release of Kensington and Allegheny Report. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Portion of Final Plat, Philmont Avenue northeast of Byberry Road) for construction of 10 additional single family semi-detached dwellings; (Confirmation plans) place a drainage right-of-way in the area northeast of Red Lion Road and Northeast Boulevard; place a drainage right-of-way extending from Northeast Boulevard, southwest of Woodhaven Road, to Byberry Road and Evans Street; strike a portion of Penn Street between Chew Avenue and Clarkson Street; revise the lines and grades of Pine Road form Bloomfield Avenue to Lee Lynn Lane; (Zoning Bill #1898) change the zoning of an area bounded by Cottman Avenue, Frankford Avenue, Sheffield Street and Conrail; (Zoning Bill #1917) change the zoning of an area bounded by Manayunk Avenue, Shurs Lane, Schuylkill River, Fountain Street, Umbria Street and Hermitage Street; (Confirmation Plan) revise the lines and grades of the area at 30th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue by revising the curb radius to allow for easier traffic movement and to conform more nearly with existing physical conditions. * Proposed City Plan Change and Revised Final Plat: Place Parrish Street, from Newkirk Street to 28th Street, to construct single family homes. * Preliminary and Final Plat, southerly side of Parker Avenue northeast of Smick Street: For construction of 26 two-family semi-detached dwellings and 18 attached two-family dwellings. * Proposed City Plan Change: Revise the curb line on the westerly side of Broad Street between Walnut Street and Chancellor Street to provide a loading zone for a hotel. * Proposed City Plan Change: Abandon a 50-foot drainage right-of-way in the former Willard Street, from Tulip Street to Agate Street, for construction of a truck delivery facility at Northeastern Hospital. * Bill #1724: Authorize the sale of a parcel on the southeast side of State road south of Rhawn Street for storage of landscaping equipment. * Bill #1894: Authorize the City to convey, without consideration, a parcel on the southeast corner of Dungan Road and Rhawn Street to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for development of a shopping center. * Bill #1895: Authorize the sale of 626 N. 16th Street to Haroun M. Tasleem for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #1896: Authorize the sale of 1912-1916 Mt. Vernon Street to Daniel H. Boden, Inc., for construction of three single family attached dwellings with accessory garages. * Bill #1904: Authorize the City to condemn 7143-7145 Frankford Avenue for a public parking lot. * Bill #1910: Authorize the City to purchase a parcel in Tinicum Township on the south side of Island Avenue at Bow Creek for the Airport High Speed Line. * Bill #1911: Authorize the City to purchase 7522-7528 Castor Avenue for the Northeast Senior Citizens Center. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1899 and #1900) amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by increasing the “Northeast Senior Citizen Center” by $135,000 and decreasing by $135,000 “Health Center Replacement – District #6” and “Health Center Replacement – District #8;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1901 and #1902) ) amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by increasing “Bicycle Trails” by $610,000 and decreasing seven projects under the Fairmount Park Commission by $317,400; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1885 and #1886) amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by increasing “Playground – Frankford Avenue and Pennypack Street” by $20,000 and “Torun Triangle – 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway” by $20,000, and decreasing “Longfellow School Playground – vicinity of Bridge Street and Aramingo Avenue” by $40,000; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1887 and #1888) amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by adding $2.1 million to “Renovation of Prison Facilities”, deleting $70,000 from “Juvenile Facility – House of Correction,” and decreasing by $1.4 million “Detention Center Renovations;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1914 and #1915) adopt the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Contract between the Redevelopment Authority and Arnold S. Levit, for 707 Pine Street, for rehabilitation into two residential units. * Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: second modification to the 2nd Urban Renewal Plan, change the maximum coverage from 80 percent to 100 percent of the net buildable area for Parcel #9 at the northeast corner of 7th and Chestnut Streets. * South Central Urban Renewal Area: fifth amended Redevelopment Proposal, delete from category “Acquisition for LPA Rehabilitation” 516 Catharine Street and 2112 Kater Street, and add to category “Acquisition for LPA Rehabilitation” 1202 Webster Street and 1109 Montrose Street. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Sixth amendment to the Urban Renewal Plan, change the land use for Parcel A-4-2, at Dock and Front Streets, from general commercial to mixed residential. * Foreign Trade Zone Presentation. 

April 19, 1979 
Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Sixth amendment to the Urban Renewal Plan, change the land use for Parcel A-4-2, at Dock and Front Streets, from general commercial to mixed residential. * Bill #1923: Authorize the sale of 1513 Brown Street to Roosevelt Glass for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #1924: Authorize the sale of 1519 Brown Street to Roosevelt Glass for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #1925: Authorize the sale of 1902 N. 21st Street to Clifford Ballard for off-street parking. * Bill #1928: Authorize the City to convey title to 427-435 Maser Street to the Redevelopment Authority for accessory parking for residential development. * Bill #1929: Authorize the City to purchase portions of the former Reading Co. Chester Branch and the former Philadelphia-Baltimore-Washington 60th Street Branch for the Airport High Speed Line. * Bill #1930: Authorize the City to convey title to 2102 Albans Street to the Redevelopment Authority, without consideration, for the LPA Rehabilitation Program. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plan) revise the lines and grades of certain streets in the vicinity of Ina Drive and Stevens Road. * Proposed City Plan Change: Revise the curb line on the easterly side of Webb Street form Westmoreland Street to Madison Street by moving the easterly curb line one foot eastwardly. * Proposed City Plan Change: Place on the City Plan the 400 block of E. George Street from E. Columbia Avenue approximately 200 feet to a dead-end. * Zoning Board of Adjustment, Calendar #79-0316, 1826-1838 Chestnut Street, for construction of a 9 1/2-story parking garage with ground floor commercial space. * Proposed City Plan Change: Provide a six-foot wide, 150-foot long pull-off lane on the westerly side of S. Broad Street between Walnut and Chancellor Streets. * Proposed Final Plat, Ayrdale Road and Lykens Lane: Authorize the construction of 17 detached, single family dwellings. * Zoning Remapping Proposal for Northern Liberties: area bounded by Front to 6th Streets, Spring Garden to Poplar Streets. * A-95 Review for Byberry Centennial Homes: Construction of 62 semi-detached single family dwellings along Trina Drive. * Proposed amendment to the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and Budget: Establish a project entitled “Municipal Facilities Improvements” to be funded with $600,000 of Federal EDA Public Works Funds. * School District FY1979-1980 Proposed Capital Budget and the FY1980-1985 Capital Program. * Certification of Neighborhood Strategy Areas as Conservation Areas: Allow Sheriff Sale of vacant lots without the normal one year right of redemption. 

May 3, 1979
Minutes of the meetings of April 5 and April 19, 1979. * Correspondence received. * Bill #1952: Authorize the sale of 722-724 S. Mole Street to the Scottish Rite Cathedral for off-street parking. * Bill #1922: Authorize the sale of 1621 W. Master Street to Joseph Charlton for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #1931: Authorize the conveyance of a City-owned lot at the southeast corner of 15th and Naudain Streets to the Parking Authority, without consideration, for a public parking lot. * Bills #1944 and #1945: Amend the FY1979-1980 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by transferring $500,000 from the project “Guerin Recreation Center – Senior Citizen’s Addition” to “Stadium Complex – Broad and Pattison,” “Barry Playground – 18th and Bigler,” “Hancock Playground – Hancock and Master,” “Improvements to Existing Playgrounds and Recreation Centers.” * Bills #1946 and #1947: Amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by transferring $250,000 from the project “Urban Homesteading” to the project “Demolition of Public Nuisance Properties.” * Proposed amendment to the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and the FY1979 Capital Budget: Transfer $415,000 of City tax-supported fund form the project “Airport Rail Line – Penn Center to Philadelphia International Airport” to “Rehabilitation of Academy of Natural Sciences,” City Hall Annex – Rehabilitation,” and “Parking for Neighborhood and Non-Center City Areas.” * Proposed amendment to the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget: Decrease the program and budget by decreasing “Housing Rehabilitation – Community Development Year IV” by $1 million and increasing “Demolition of NDP/UR Areas – Community Development Year IV” by $132,400 and “Site Improvements – Community Development Program” by $150,000. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plan) strike and abandon a drainage right-of-way form Umbria Street to the right-of-way line of Conrail northwest of Domino Lane; (Zoning Bill #1933) change the zoning of a block bounded by Faunce Street, Calvert Street, Shelmire Avenue and Bradford Street from R-5 Residential to REC Recreational; (Zoning Bill #1934) change the zoning of a parcel on the northwest side of Knights Road, 1,033 feet north of Mechanicsville Road from R-3 Residential to REC Recreational. * Revised Preliminary Plat, northerly side of Byberry Road northwest of the Conrail New York Branch: Construction of 82 single family semi-detached dwellings. * Proposed City Plan Change: Move a 40-foot wide right-of-way, for sewer purposes, 183 feet northeastwardly. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and abandon a water main right-of-way in the former Bodine Street from Susquehanna Avenue to Dauphin Street. * Proposed City Plan Change: Revise a curb line on the westerly side of Broad Street between Walnut Street and Chancellor Street to provide a loading lane for a hotel. * Bill #1957: Amend a portion of the City Code entitled “Special Controls in Areas Abutting Parkways, Historical Shrines and Civic Projects” by adding a section regulating accessory and non-accessory signs in or near the Southwark National Historical District. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #5: Redevelopment Agreements between the Redevelopment Authority and Craig H. Boddorff and David W. Wolf, for the residential rehabilitation of 3306 Arch Street and 3316 Arch Street. * Tioga Redevelopment Area, Woodstock City/State Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Oak Grove Baptist Church, for 2845-2851 N. 21st Street, for development of a parking lot with a small recreation area. * Certification of Neighborhood Strategy Areas as Conservation Areas: Allow Sheriff Sale of vacant lots without the normal one year right of redemption. 

May 24, 1979
Minutes of the meeting of May 3, 1979. * Councilmanic revision to the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget. * Temple University Institutional Development District: Include striking and vacating Euclid Street from 15th to 16th Streets. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1986) change the zoning of a nine-acre parcel of land on the northwest side of Knights Road, approximately 1,033 feet northeast of Mechanicsville Road, from R-3 Residential to REC Recreational; (Confirmation plans) strike, vacate and relocate various sites in the area southwesterly from the intersection of Kingsessing Avenue and 48th Street; strike and vacate streets in the area bounded by Northwestern Avenue, Wissahickon Creek, Bells Mill Road and Seneca Road; place three 70-foot wide streets, Townsend Road, Southampton Road and Black Lake Road, in the area north of Woodhaven Road east of Roosevelt Boulevard. * Bill #1981: Amend the Zoning Code by prohibiting the use of non-accessory boarding kennels and horse stables in any Residential, Commercial or Limited Industrial District, as well as the G-1 General Industrial District. A Zoning Board of Adjustment certificate is required in the G-2 Industrial District. * Bill #1991: Amend regulations of the Philadelphia Code relating to sections of the Building Code, Individual Conduct and Activity Code, and the Zoning and Planning Code to comply with Federal regulations pertaining to Flood Plain areas. * Wissahickon Hills Zoning Remapping proposal: Area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Gorgas Lane, Henry Avenue and Acorn Street. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1988) confirm the sale of a parcel on the northwest side of Frontenac Street northeast of Tustin Street to Goldstein and Goldstein for residential construction; (Property Bill #1998) confirm the sale of 1736 Catharine Street to Robert N. Hartenstein for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #1994: Confirm the sale of 1434 N. Front Street to Installations Unlimited, Inc., for business expansion. * Bill #1979: Authorize the sale of 1302 W. Parrish Street to Bennie Anderson for a garden and additional rear yard. * Bill #1990: Authorize the sale of 1700-1708 W. Susquehanna Avenue to Arkow Sales, Inc., for business expansion. * Bill #1982: Authorize the sale of 1612 Kater Street to Frank Guzzo for use as a single family dwelling. * Bill #1983: Authorize the sale of 1333 S. 2nd Street to Vincent F. Volpe for residential construction. * Bills #1971 and #1972: Amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by increasing “Tioga Marine Terminal 1” by $900,000. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #1996) amend the Redevelopment Proposal for the South Central Urban Renewal Area to acquire 43 properties for rehabilitation and clearance; (Redevelopment Bill #1999) amend the Redevelopment Proposal for the Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2, to acquire seven properties for clearance; (Redevelopment Bill #2001) amend the Redevelopment Proposal for the Haddington Urban Renewal Area, units #2 and #3, to acquire eight properties for rehabilitation; (Redevelopment Bill #2002) amend the West Mill Creek Urban Renewal Plan by changing the designation of parcel #6, on the northwest side of 51st and Westminster Streets, form residential to commercial to permit the expansion of a hotel. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Marvin Verman and Pierre Salle, for Parcels #85A, #85B, #85C, and 417 through 421 S. 13th Street, for residential rehabilitation. 

June 7, 1979
Minutes of the meeting of May 24, 1979. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #2017) confirm the sale of 2609 Ellsworth Street to Benjamin Bell for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #2026) authorize the purchase of a parcel on the west side of Pine Road north of Pennypack Creek for use as a park. * Bills #2007 and #2008: Authorize the sale of two separate detached single family dwellings on the west side of Mechanicsville Road south of Meetinghouse Road to Arthur P. Dougherty and Donald Kerns. * Bill #1894: Authorize the City to convey to the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation, without consideration, a parcel at the southeast corner of Dungan Road and Rhawn Street to market as a shopping center. * Bill #2021: Authorize the sale of 427 N. 41st Street to William J. Murray for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #2032: Authorize the conveyance of 2439 Kimball Street to the Redevelopment Authority for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #2035: Authorize the sale of 838-842 N. Orkney Street to Joseph Lee and Sons, Inc., for residential use. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #2018) change the zoning of an area bounded by Poplar, Front, Spring Garden and 6th Streets; (Confirmation plans) widen portions of the south side of Christian Street from the southeast corner of Christian and Water Streets; strike and vacate Sansom Street from 2nd Street to the westerly side of Hancock Street; revise the lines and grades of Byberry Road from approximately Audubon Avenue to Philmont Avenue; (Street Bill #2014) strike a 50-foot wide drainage right-of-way, the former Willard Street from Tulip to Agate Streets, from the City Plan. * East Oak Lane Zoning Remapping: Change the zoning of portions of an area bounded by Godfrey Avenue, Broad Street, Cheltenham Avenue and Conrail. * Hawthorne Zoning Remapping: Change the zoning for portions of an area bounded by Broad Street, South Street, 11th Street and Washington Avenue. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #79-0563, 1666 Callowhill Street, for conversion of a seven-story industrial building into a 152-family dwelling with 25 accessory off-street parking spaces. * Bill #1957: Amend portions of the City Code entitled “Special Controls in Areas Abutting Parkways, Historical Shrines and Civic Projects” by adding a section regulating accessory and non-accessory signs in or near the Southwark National Historic District. * Bills #2010 and #2011: Amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by decreasing “Housing Rehabilitation” by $1 million, and increasing “Demolition in NDP/UR Areas” by $132,400 and “Site Improvements” by $150,000. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #2016) amend the Redevelopment Proposal for the Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area by acquiring 31 additional properties for rehabilitation and clearance, and making various changes to the Urban Renewal Plan; (Redevelopment Bill #2020) amend the Redevelopment Proposal for the University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3 relating to the reuse, number of dwelling units and height requirements for the south side of the 3900 block of Market Street, for Parcels #13 and #13D, for construction of a low-rise multi-family dwelling. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Fourth modification to the Urban Renewal Plan, and a Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Ralston House, to change the land use from commercial to semi-public institutional and approve an agreement to permit construction of a 120-bed nursing home as an extension of a retirement home. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #5: Redevelopment Agreement for the rehabilitation of 3320 Arch Street into five dwelling units as part of a settlement agreement to the East Powelton Concerned Residents vs. H.U.D. 

July 19, 1979
Minutes of the meeting of June 7, 1979. * Executive Director’s report: Publication of “Housing and Socio-Economic Inventory;” 1980 Census. * Bill #2023: Authorize the sale of 1744 Olive Street to H. Robert Fisher for addition to existing lot. * Bill #2075: Authorize the City to purchase 1108-1110 Bodine Street for development of a parking lot in the American Street Corridor. * Bill #2077: Authorize the sale of 854 N. Orkney Street to Brenda Silkman for a rear yard. * Bill #2076: Authorize the sale of 329 Pemberton Street to Jack A. Poppalardo for construction of a single family home. * Bill #2066: Authorize the sale of 60 N. 63rd Street. Acceptance of gift property by the Vacant Property Review Committee in the vicinity of 53rd Street and Elmwood Avenue. * School District request for a Commission recommendation regarding the proposed lease/ purchase of the former Lankenau School at the northwest corner of Spring Lane and Hagy’s Mill Road. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Proposed City Plan Change) strike, vacate and revise various streets in the area bounded by Parker Avenue, Silverwood Street, Fountain Street and Smick Street; (Street Bill #2031) widen Webb Street from Westmoreland Street to Madison Street; (Street Bill #2039) strike Memphis Street from Venango Street to Castor Avenue; (Bill #2053) place Wiehle Street north of Indian Queen Lane and a drainage right-of-way south of Wiehle Street; (Zoning Bill #2064) amend the Zoning Code, Chapter 14-1604, by prohibiting Outdoor Advertising Signs and Non-accessory Signs in the area bounded by 6th Street, Delaware Avenue, South Street and Washington Avenue; (Zoning Bill #2090) change the zoning of two parcels, at the northwest corner of 6th and Lombard Streets, and the southeast corner of 6th and Pine Streets, from R-10A Residential to R-10 Residential. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Margie Street from Lehigh Avenue to Sedgley Avenue. * Proposed City Plan Change: Revise the grades of Worthington Road, from Southampton Road to Herschell Road, and open the unopened portion. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Clifton Street from Irving Street to a dead-end. * Proposed City Plan Change: Place a drainage and water right-of-way extending from Cherokee Street to Telner Street, in a southwestwardly and northwestwardly direction, to a dead-end, and extend the water right-of-way to McCallum Street, and open the unopened portions of McCallum Street. * Bill #2054: Revise the lines and grades on the west side of Broad Street south of Walnut Street. * Bill #2084: Change the zoning of a 3.5-acre parcel at the north corner of Grant Avenue and Academy Road from L-2 Limited Industrial to G-2 General Industrial. * Bill #1774: Change the zoning for an area southwest of Fitler Street, between State Road and the Amtrak right-of-way, from ASC Area Shopping Center to R-5A Residential. Preliminary Plat, area between the southeasterly side of Northeast Boulevard and the New York Short Line Railroad, below Tomlinson Road: for construction of 178 single family semi-detached units. * Preliminary Plat, southwest corner of Frankford and Linden Avenues: for construction of 56 attached two-family dwellings. * Revised Final Plat, Eastwick State IV, Sections #59, #60 and #64: for construction of 49 single family detached dwellings. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #2092) amend the Mantua Redevelopment Proposal and Urban Renewal Plan by authorizing acquisition of 17 vacant residential properties for rehabilitation; (Redevelopment Bill #2051) amend the Whitman Urban Renewal Plan by permitting acquisition of seven vacant residential properties on the north and south sides of the 500 block of Winton Street; (Redevelopment Contract) transfer 88 properties form the Redevelopment Authority to the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation to conduct rehabilitation activities in the Grays Ferry, Haddington I, 2 and 3, Whitman, Mantua, Model Cities, South Central and West Mill Creek Urban Renewal Areas; (Redevelopment Bill #2063) amend the Washington Square East Urban Renewal Plan, unit #1, by changing the land use for Parcel #A-4-2, at the southwest corner of Front and Walnut Streets, from General Commercial to Mixed Residential. * Pennsport Urban Renewal Area: Transfer 206 and 208 Federal Street from the Redevelopment Authority to Edward Jacobus for expansion of a side yard and garden. * Chinatown Urban Renewal Area: Minor modifications to the Chinatown Urban Renewal Plan to change the plan controls and site improvement requirements. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and South Street Developers, for 246-248 S. 12th Street, for rehabilitation into nine apartments. * Whitman Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Wilbur F. Breslin and Henry Hantgan for Parcel #21A, in the vicinity of 4th Street and Oregon Avenue, for development of an area shopping center. * Pennsport Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Jack W. Blumenfeld and Company for Parcel #4, at the southeast corner of Moyamensing Avenue and Moore Street, for development of 22 commercial stores with a single family home on the second and third floors of each unit. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Jay M. Gross, Nathaniel D. Gross, Miles S. Gross, Martin Arost and Irwin B. Abrams for parcels #127 to 132, on the north side of the 1200 block of South Street, for construction of 18 triplex units with 68 off-street parking spaces. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Dr. James C. Guiffre, Alfred Carry and Michael Smylie for Parcel 2E, on the northeast corner of 8th and Thompson Streets, for expansion of the James C. Guiffre Medical Center. * Certification of a 16-acre parcel at the southeast corner of Front Street and Erie Avenue as blighted for condemnation purposes, to clear the former SKF site for marketing by the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation. * Certification of areas as blighted for purposes of limiting the right of redemption for vacant residential buildings to three months and vacant lots to zero: Allegheny West; Hunting Park; Kensington 31st Ward; Fishtown Redevelopment Area; Portion of Southwark eastern Neighborhoods Enterprises; Portion of Point Breeze; Portion of West Kensington. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #2069 and #2070) amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by adding $600,000 of Federal funds to a new project “Municipal Facilities Improvements;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #2071 and #2072) amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by transferring $415,000 of City funds from “Airport Rail Line” to the “Rehabilitation of the Academy of Natural Sciences,” City Hall Annex – Rehabilitation,” and “Parking for Neighborhoods and Non-Center City Areas.” * Bills #2073 and #2074: Amend the FY1980-1985 capital Program and Budget by adding the project “Acquisition and Blight Removal by the Vacant Property Review Committee” in the amount of $700,000. * Bill #2086: Authorize the City to enter into an agreement with the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development which would provide assistance to a multi-story office building, to be known as “8 Penn Center,” at the southeast corner of 17th Street and J.F.K. Boulevard. 

August 16, 1979
Minutes of the meeting of June 7, 1979. * Revised Final Plat, southeast side of Ashton Road northeast of Woodbridge Road: Delete 58 single family attached dwellings and construct 29 two-family dwellings. * Revised Final Plat, Brookhaven II, west side of Frankford Avenue north of Grant Avenue, and west side of Frankford Avenue north of Grant Avenue: Replace 19 single family attached and six end-of-row duplexes with 16 two-family semi-detached dwellings. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #?) authorize the City to convey to the Community College, without consideration, a vacant lot on the southwest corner of 17th and Spring Garden Streets for a classroom building in the former Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped; (Property Bill #2132) authorize the City to convey to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development 834-856 N. 3rd Street to market a part of the former Dolly Madison site for industrial re-use; (Property Bill #2144) authorize the City to accept donation of a property at the northeast corner of Broad Street and Columbia Avenue for renovation of the Broad Street Subway Station. * Bill #2127: Authorize the sale of 856 N. Orkney Street to John T. Vail for a rear yard. * Bill #2129: Authorize the sale of 1337 S. 2nd Street to Vincent J. Volpe for construction of a single family dwelling. * Bill #2130: Authorize the sale of 633 Tree Street to Jacob and Eva Wolf for off-street parking. * Bill #2117: Authorize the City to convey, without consideration, to the Redevelopment Authority 1347 S. 32nd Street for recreation. * Bill #2128: Authorize the sale of a public parking lot at 738-748 S. 7th Street to Saloon Restaurant for parking for a restaurant. * Bill #2140: Authorize the purchase of 3518 N. 16th Street for a new playground. * Bill #2113: Authorize the purchase of 2600-2626 N. 3rd Street for development of a parking lot for St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and local industries. * Bill #2446: Authorize the City to condemn 14 parcels for the Airport High Speed Line. * Bill #2131: Authorize the City to condemn 1113-1125 N. 3rd Street and 1108-1124 Bodine Street for development of a public parking lot for the American Street Industrial Corridor. * Bill #2112: Authorize the condemnation of a four-acre parcel on the northeast side of Castor Avenue east of I-95 for expansion of the Northeast Water Pollution Control Plant. * Bill #2135: Authorize the City to condemn 520-540 N. 34th Street for construction of a fire station. School District Request to dispose of 13 properties at public auction and to transfer six properties to the City: Benson School – southeast corner of 27th and Wharton Streets; Allison School – 15th and Norris Streets; McIntyre School lot – 30th and Gordon Streets; Parking lot – northeast corner of 46th and Market Streets; Lot at the southeast corner of Princeton and Tabor Avenues; Lot at 11051 Knights Road at Chalfont Drive; Lot at the northeast corner of 38th and Mt. Vernon Streets; Lot at the southwest corner of 17th Street and Susquehanna Avenue; Lot at 17th and Cambria Streets; Lot at 2039-2059 N. Marshall Street; and a lot at 2431-2433 N. 7th Street. * Bill #2111: Authorize the City to accept, without consideration, a lot at the northeast corner of 8th and Clearfield Streets for development of the former George Thomas Public School as a tot lot. * Bill #2139: Authorize the City to accept, without consideration, three surplus school sites including the Wissahickon School at the southeast corner of Osborne and Rochelle Streets; the Keyser School at the northeast corner of Morris and Coulter Streets; and the Landreth School at the southeast corner of 23rd and Federal Streets. * Authorize the City to accept a lot on the southeast side of Sedgley Avenue from 26th to 27th Streets, and a lot on a block bounded by Calvert, Faunce, Shelmire and Bradford Streets. Proposed omnibus of funds from the FY1979 to the FY1980 Capital Budget. * Proposed amendment to the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget: Add a project of $10 million for the School District’s renovation program. * Bills #2073 and #2074: Amend the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and Budget by adding the project “Acquisition and Blight Removal by the Vacant Property Review Committee” in the amount of $700,000. * Proposed amendment to the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget: Addition of a project entitled “Housing Rehabilitation – Revolving Fund” in the amount of $500,000. * Bills #2104 and #2105: Amend the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget by transferring $4 million from “Reconstruction of Old Sewers” and “Storm Flood Relief” to a new project “Reconstruction of Storm Relief Sewer – George’s Run and Mill Creek Systems.” * Bills #2097 and #2098: Amend the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget for the project “Norwalk Road -Morefield road to Bustleton Avenue” by rescheduling $650,000 from FY1981 to FY1980. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #2122) change the zoning for portions of an area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Gorgas Lane, Henry Avenue and Acorn Street; (Zoning Bill #2150) change the zoning for portions of an area bounded by Godfrey Avenue, Broad Street, Cheltenham Avenue and Conrail; (Street Bill #2147) widen Colorado Street from Fitzwater to Bainbridge Streets. Proposed Zoning Code revisions: Revised L-4 Limited Industrial category; New L-5 Limited Industrial category. * Bill #2103: Change the zoning for an area bounded by Griscome Street, Foulkrod Street, Frankford Avenue, Paul Street, Ruan Street, Frankford Avenue and Church Street from C-3 Commercial to C-2 Commercial. * Bill #2096: Change the zoning of a nine-acre parcel on the northwest side of Philmont Avenue, 125 feet southwest of Erwin Street, from R-2 Residential. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area) Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the City for the expansion of the Oakford Playground. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Ralph Heller, for 1116 Spruce Street, for construction of four townhouses with off-street parking. * Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Joseph G. Colella, for 2918-2922 Wharton Street, for rehabilitation into offices and storage for a cement contracting business. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and David Altman, Irving Altman and Berel P. Altman, for Parcels #13 and #13D, on the south side of Market Street, for construction of 70 Section 8 family units on a three-acre parcel. * Proposed transfer of the Living History Center Complex, at the southwest corner of 6th and Race Streets, to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Site plan and elevation for a hospital addition, parking garage and medical offices on Parcels #9C1, #9C2 and #9C3, on the northwest corner of 38th and Filbert Streets. * Woodstock City/State Urban Renewal Area: Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation for rehabilitation of 20 parcels in the 2000 block of Stella Street. * Bill #2091: Amend the City Code relating to the Regulation of Businesses, Trades and Professions by adding a chapter regulating the conversion of apartment dwellings to condominiums. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Christ Church Hospital/ Kearsley Home, 49th Street and Monument Avenue: for conversion of a nursing home into 80 units for the elderly. 

September 6, 1979
Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #2155) authorize relocating a 40-foot drainage right-of-way in the vicinity of Byberry Road and Trina Drive; (Street Bill #2156) authorize revising curb grades and opening Worthington Road from Southampton Road to Herschel Road; (Bill #2161) authorize striking a right-of-way between Dauphin Street and Susquehanna Avenue; (Confirmation Plan) strike and vacate Summer Street from 15th to 16th Streets. Bill #2158) Change the zoning for 21 properties in the area on the northeast side of Orthodox Street, between Paul and Lesher Streets, from G-2 Industrial to R-10 Residential. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #79-1154, 2018-2032 Walnut Street through to Chancellor Street: Construction of a 30-story apartment building. * Proposed City Plan Change: Widen the cart way of the westerly side of 11th Street by two feet between Columbia Avenue and Norris Street. * Proposed Southwark Eastern Neighborhood Enterprises Zoning Remapping: Change the zoning of an area bounded by Washington Avenue, 4th Street, Mifflin Street and 7th Street. * Proposed Fishtown Zoning Remapping: Change the zoning of a portion of an area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Norris Street, Interstate 95 and Delaware Avenue. * Bill #2166: Authorize the sale of 832-834 N. Orkney Street to David Dickstein for residential development. * Bill #2157: Authorize the sale of 1828 N. Etting Street for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #2165: Authorize the City to convey to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, without consideration, three vacant parcels at the northeast corner of Front and Wildey Streets, the southeast corner of Front and Wildey Streets, and the southwest corner of Richmond Street and I-95. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #2163) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Wilbur F. Breslin and Henry Hantgan for development of a shopping center at 3rd Street and Oregon Avenue. * Next Commission meeting starting time. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and John. M. Taxin, for Parcel #A-4-1, at the southeast corner of 2nd and Walnut Streets, for construction of a parking lot. * Whitman Urban Renewal Area: Agreement to convey 513-533 Jackson Street and 2414 S. 3rd Street from the Redevelopment Authority to the City for development of a new park. * Haddington Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Salvation Army, for Parcels #37B, #37C, #37D, #37E and #37F, in the area bounded by Arch, 56th, Market and Vodges Streets, to change the land use from Industrial to Semi-Public Institutional for development of a multi-purpose social service facility. * Ellsworth I City-State Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement with the Redevelopment Authority for construction of 24 semi-detached single family units. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and William E. Cox and Edward T. Devlin, for 201-203 S. 13th Street, for rehabilitation of a four-story building with commercial space on the first floor and 12 apartments on the upper three floors. * Proposed transfer of the Living History Center Complex, at the southwest corner of 6th and Race Streets, to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review: Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2, rehabilitate 111 scattered site units and build 20 units of housing under the Section 8 New Construction/ Substantial Rehabilitation Program. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review: Chew Street and Washington Lane, rehabilitate the Franklin Park Apartments into 161 moderate income units. Condominium conversion discussion. 

September 20, 1979
Minutes of the meeting of August 16 and September 6, 1979. * Executive Director’s Report: Condominium bill update; Proposed shopping center at 3rd Street and Oregon Avenue in Whitman; Far Northeast planning update. Correspondence received. Status report on Wanamaker House. Guidelines for Section 8 existing housing. * Bill #2171: Authorize the purchase of 50 acres, the Butler Tract, on the northwest side of the Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line, northeast of Shady Lane in Abington Township, for a park. * Bill #2168: Authorize the purchase of four vacant parcels on the east side of the Schuylkill River, between John F. Kennedy Boulevard and Race Street, for the Schuylkill River Park. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review: Unico Village II, southwest corner of Front Street and Lehigh Avenue, for construction of 70 low-income rental housing units, in nine two and three-story buildings, with 57 parking spaces. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review: University City Townhouses, Market Street between 39th and Ludlow Street, for construction of 71 Section 8 rental housing units with 51 parking spaces. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review: Chinatown Urban Renewal Area, 10th and Race Streets, for construction of 57 Section 8 rental housing units, in six buildings, with 21 parking spaces. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and John M. Taxin, for Parcel #A-4-1, on the southeast corner of 2nd and Walnut Streets, for construction of a parking lot. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #79-1164, 225-227 S. 4th Street, for conversion of a four-story office building into a 24-unit condominium with 15 accessory interior parking spaces. * Amendment to the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget: Add to the proposed ordinance transferring funds from FY9179 to FY1980. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #2192) authorize the City to purchase an easement across a property on the southeast side of the Reading Railroad southwest of 63rd Street for construction of catenary structures for the Airport High Speed Line; (Property Bill #2188) authorize the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to purchase the block bounded by 3rd Street, Dauphin Street, American Street and Susquehanna Avenue to market for industrial construction. * Bill #2191: Authorize the sale of a vacant property in the vicinity of Sheaf’s Lane and the Philadelphia Belt Line Railroad to Packer Park East Apartments for open space. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #2173) Revise the lines and grades of streets in the area bounded by Philmont Avenue, the west side of Conrail and the northerly side of Byberry Road; (Street Bill #2179) authorize placing Stella Street from 21st Street to Van Pelt Street; (Portion of Final Plat, Burholme Avenue north of Solly Avenue) for construction of 26 single family semi-detached dwellings. Revision of the RC-6 Master Plan for Paul’s Run Life Care Facility, on the west side of Bustleton Avenue south of Norwalk Road. Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #2182 and #2183) amend the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Budget) add a project “School District of Philadelphia – Capital Facility Department Program” in the amount of $10 million; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #2184 and #2185) amend the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget by adding a project “Housing Rehabilitation – Revolving Fund” in the amount of $500,000. * Bills #2186 and #2187: Amend the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget by transferring $200,000 from the project “Neighborhood Swimming Pools – Bustleton and Solly Avenues Playground and Other Locations” to a new project “Neighborhood Swimming Pool – Abbottsford Homes, Henry and Abbottsford Avenues. * School District request: Proposed addition and modifications to Fleisher Junior High School, at the southwest corner of 13th and Green Streets, for a 16,000-square foot addition. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: Redevelopment Area Plan for the Erie Avenue Redevelopment Area, Erie Industrial District, in an area bounded by Erie Avenue, B Street, the Conrail right-of-way and Front Street; Request from the Board of Surveyors to approve a plan to adjust the sidewalk in front of the Fairmount Hotel. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Wesley C. and Marsha Avera, for 1135 Spruce Street, for rehabilitation of a structure for a single family dwelling and two professional offices in the basement. 

October 4, 1979
Minutes of the meeting of September 20, 1979. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review: demonstration project for the mentally ill, at 105-111 E. Lehigh Avenue, for rehabilitation of four adjacent three-story rowhouses into 20 one-bedroom full housekeeping units. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #79-1172, northwest corner of Tyson Street and Brous Avenue, for construction of four additional attached two-family dwellings as part of an existing development. * Woodstock City/State Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and The Foundation for Cooperative Housing, for Parcel #41, at the northwest corner of Somerset and Lambert Streets, Parcel #41B, at the northwest corner of Somerset and Woodstock Streets, * Parcel #41C, at the northeast corner of Somerset and Woodstock Streets, and Parcel #42A, in the 2800 block of N. 21st Street, for construction of 108 Section 8 family cooperative housing units in nine buildings. * Parkside Area Planning Proposal. * Proposed acquisition of property to expand Penn Treaty Park. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #2232) authorize the City to convey to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development the former Living History Center, at the southwest corner of 6th and Race Streets, to lease to WHYY-TV for broadcasting and studio facilities and marketing a vacant portion of the site for commercial development. * Bill #2230: Authorize the City to purchase a vacant lot on the northwest side of the Reading Railroad, northeast of 70th Street, for construction of the Airport High Speed Line. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #2203) strike Huron Street between Willow Grove Avenue and Hartwell Lane; (City Plan Change) strike and vacate and revise streets in the vicinity of 8th and Wallace and 11th and Filbert Streets. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan the unopened portion of the northwesterly side of Adams Avenue from the northeasterly side of Cayuga Street to Bristol Street. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: Kensington City/State Urban Renewal Area: second amendment to the Urban Renewal Plan, to amend the Redevelopment Proposal to change the land use of Parcel 1, bounded by Waterloo Street, Lehigh Avenue, Front Street and Huntingdon Street, from Commercial to Residential and incorporate related changes in the plan controls. * Whitman Urban Renewal Area” Redevelopment Contract between the Redevelopment Authority and Robert and Arlene Thompson, for 2544 S. Philip Street, for development of a residential yard. * Washington Square Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Congregation of the Holy Ghost and Immaculate Heart of Mary, Inc., for 1230 Lombard Street, for construction of a parking lot and a play area. * Franklin Urban Renewal Area: fourth modification to the Urban Renewal Plan, to reduce the minimum floor to area ratio from 75 percent to 65 percent of buildable area for Parcel #3B, on the west side of 6th Street south of Spring Garden Street, to allow for additional parking for Codesco Inc. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Longina Hefferman, for 2015 Brown Street, for development of a side yard. * Ellsworth I City/State Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation, for 2139 Ellsworth Street and 2133-2135 Federal Street, for residential rehabilitation. * Discussion of condominium conversion legislation and study.

October 18, 1979
Minutes of the meeting of October 4, 1979. * Report on the Butler Tract – Shady Lane and Pine Road. Report on the Wanamaker House. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #79-1172, northwest corner of Tyson Street and Brous Avenue, for construction of four additional attached two-family dwellings as part of an existing development. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #79-1304-06 and striking of Fitzwater Street from Delaware Avenue to I-95 in the area bounded by Queen Street, Delaware Avenue, Swenson Street and the I-95 right-of-way, for construction of 19 three-story single family dwellings, 24 four-story, single family dwellings, and 20 four-story two family dwellings all with accessory garages. * DVRPC A-95 Review: Vacant House Rehabilitation Program, provide $1 million to rehabilitate vacant houses in Woodstock, Kensington South, Mantua and Haddington. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #2249) authorize the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to purchase a vacant industrial property on the south side of Erie Avenue between Front and G Streets; (Property Bill #2254) authorize the City to purchase a vacant parcel in the vicinity of parker Avenue and Smick Street for a park. * Bill #2274: Authorize the sale of 2533 Manton Street to Nettie Gross for a single family dwelling. * Bill #2273: Authorize the condemnation of a permanent easement across a property in the vicinity of 52nd Street and Paschall Avenue, for the Airport High Speed Line catenary support structure. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #2255) change the zoning for Hawthorne, for portions of an area bounded by Broad Street, South Street, 11th Street and Washington Avenue; (Zoning Bill #2256) change the zoning for S.E.N.E., for portions of an area bounded by Washington Avenue, 4th, 7th and Mifflin Streets; (Street Bill #2246) strike Euclid Avenue between 15th Street and 16th Street for expansion of Temple University athletic facilities; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #2250 and #2251) amend the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget by transferring funds from the previous program and budget and adding new projects. 

November 1, 1979
Minutes of the meeting of October 18, 1979. * Market Street East Letters of Understanding. * Release of "Old City Façade Easement Report." * Preliminary Report on the 1980 Census. * Bill #2267: Authorize the City to exercise an option to repurchase from the State a 22-acre site on the west side of Front Street north of Luzerne Street. * North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, East Temple Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Modify the Urban Renewal Plan to permit construction of 130 Section 8 units for the elderly on Parcel #3, at the southwest corner of 8th Street and Columbia Avenue. * Proposed amendment to the FY11980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget: Add the project “Capital Program and Budget Development – Administrative Costs” in the amount of $200,000. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #2293) change the zoning for Fishtown, for portions of an area bounded by Frankford Avenue, Norris Street, I-95 and Delaware Avenue; (Confirmation Plan) strike and vacate Memphis Street from Venango Street to Castor Avenue; (Confirmation Plan) revise the curb lines and grades of Webb Street from Madison Street to Westmoreland Street; (Street Bill #2296) revise the lines and grades of streets in an area adjacent to, and southwestwardly from, the intersection of Linden and Frankford Avenue. * Callowhill Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and A. Weinfeld and Son, Inc., for Parcel #23, on the northwest corner of 2nd and Callowhill Streets, for development of a parking lot. * Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Richard Zink and Allen Sandler, for 5428 Greene Street, for rehabilitation as a single family home. * Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Mr. and Mrs. Francis Furey, for 115 W. Coulter Street, for rehabilitation as a single family home. * Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and McFarland Landscape Services, Inc., for Parcels #43D, on the northwest side of Church Lane between Lena and Baynton Streets, and #43E, on the northeast side of Lena Street between Armat Street and Church Lane, for additional open storage for a landscaping business. * Morton Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Nicholas Criniti, Sr., for 5922 Magnolia Street, for development of a residential side yard. * Bill #2292: Authorize the City to accept, without consideration, a parcel in the vicinity of Seffert Street and Henry Avenue to add to Fairmount Park. * Bill #2268: Authorize the City to convey to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, without consideration, a property at the northeast corner of Germantown and Montgomery Avenues, for marketing of a portion of the former Stetson Complex. * Bill #2277: Authorize the City to convey to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, without consideration, 829-871 4th Street. * Bill #2281: Authorize the City to sell a parcel of vacant ground on the north side of Norwalk Road, southwest of Bustleton Avenue, to Edward Ludwig, Inc., for residential construction. * Discussion of condominium conversion study.

November 15, 1979
Proposed purchase of a 72-acre parcel in the vicinity of Hagy’s Mill Road and the Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line for park land. * Bill #784 reconsideration: Proposed purchase of a 4.3-acre site at Poquessing Creek and Stevens Road for park land. * Portion of Final Plat, west side of Mario Lanza Boulevard south of Lindbergh Boulevard: for construction of two apartment buildings containing 52 units on 1.6 acres. * Revisions to the Community College Institutional Development District: block bounded by 16th Street, Callowhill Street, 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, construct a four-story, 817-car parking garage with a recreation deck on the roof. * Bill #2307: Repeal Bill #1878, which conveyed to the Federal government the Edgar Allen Poe House, at the northwest corner of 7th and Spring Garden Streets. * Proposed amendment to the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget: increase “Neighborhood Health Center – District #7” by $130,000, and decrease ‘Health Center Replacement – District #6” and “Health Center Replacement – District #8” by a combined $130,000. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plan) strike and abandon a right-of-way in Bodine Street, from Susquehanna Avenue to a point approximately 240 feet south of Dauphin Street; (Zoning Bill #2304) change the zoning of the block bounded by Mifflin Street, 20th Street, McKean Street and Woodstock Street from G-2 Industrial to R-10 Residential; (Property Bill #2313) confirm the sale of 1912 through 1916 Mt. Vernon Street for construction of three attached single family dwellings with accessory garages; (Property Bill #2314) confirm the sale of 626 N. 16th Street for rehabilitation as a three-family dwelling. * Bill #2328: Authorize the sale of 2724 W. Huntingdon Street for rehabilitation as a single family home. * Bill #2306: Authorize the City to convey to the Redevelopment Authority, without consideration, a vacant lot on the west side of Franklin Street, 533 feet north of Poplar Street, for sale to a truck rental firm. * Bill #2322: Confirm the sale of a former Frankford EL power station at 625-629 N. Front Street. * Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Agreement for the rehabilitation of 55-57 W. Chelten Avenue for commercial use. * Model Cities Redevelopment Area: Agreement for a private garden and sitting area at 880 N. 20th Street. * Proposed amendment to the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget: Add projects in the amount of $495,000 including “Expansion of computer-aided dispatch,” “Equipment for Prison Medical Facility,” Installation of Burglar Alarms – 6 facilities,” Repair and Maintenance – Veterans’ Stadium,” and “Elevator Renovations.” * Proposed amendment to the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget: Change the title of the project “Preservation of Historical Sites – Whitaker Estate” to the title “Preservation of Historical Sites – Whitaker Estate and Other Facilities.” * Proposed amendment to the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget: Increase by $90,000 “Roof Replacement – PAL Headquarters” and “Roof Replacement – PAL Youth Center,” and decrease by $90,000 “Police Building Replacement – 18th Police District and Division Headquarters.” * Proposed amendment to the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget: Increase by $777,000 “Sewers for New Development” and “Water Mains Construction,” and decrease by $777,000 “Storm Flood Relief” and “Queen Lane Filter Plant.” 

November 26, 1979
Revised portion of a Final Plat for Brookhaven II, portion of the block bounded by Rowena Drive, Avner Lane, Carteret Street and Brook Lane: Replace two end-of-row, two-family dwellings and four attached single family dwellings with four semi-detached two-family dwellings. 

December 6, 1979
Minutes of the meeting of November 1, 1979. * Executive Directors Report: Correction to October 18th minutes; Staff report for new Eastern North Philadelphia High School; Alden Park Manor in Germantown; Raven Hill Academy site in South Philadelphia; Conference at LaSalle College regarding the Olney Avenue Commercial Corridor; Former Wills Eye Hospital site; Philadelphia Solar Planning Project. * Bills #2346, #2347, #2348 and #2349: Change the zoning of the block bounded by 18th, Cherry and 19th Streets, the former Race Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to C-5 Commercial, revise streets at the southwest corner of 18th Street and the Parkway, authorize the construction of a pedestrian bridge over Cherry Street between 18th and 19th Streets, and authorize the City to convey to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, without consideration, a 9,268-square foot parcel on the southwest corner of 18th Street and the Parkway, all for the construction of an office building and luxury hotel. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #79-1593, southeast corner of 17th Street and John F. Kennedy Boulevard, for construction of a 24-story office building. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #79-1453, 236 S. 5th Street through 235-259 S. 6th Street, for construction of two 25-story multi-family dwellings containing 528 units and 24,525 square feet of commercial space. * Reconsideration of Bill #784: Proposed purchase of a four-acre parcel at Poquessing Creek and Stevens Road for park land. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review: Bayview Townhouses, east side of State Road south of Fitler Street, for construction of 11 two-story buildings containing 152 apartment units, with a swimming pool, club house and tennis courts. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review: Executive House, Overbrook and City Line Avenues, for construction of a 17-story apartment building containing 301 units with a swimming pool. * Bill #2407: Convey to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development a portion of the former PGH site at 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard to market for commercial development. * Bill #2409: Amend the R-2 Residential District by adding “Licensed Psychologist.” * Bill #2391: Authorize the sale of 1631 Bainbridge Street to Frank Guzzo for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #2386: Authorize the sale of 2748 N. Front Street to Paul Rivas for residential use. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #2359 and #2360) amend the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget by changing the title of, and adding $50,000 in federal funds for, the project “Preservation of Historical Sites – Whitaker Estate and Other Projects;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #2361 and #2362) amend the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget by adding $200,000 in City funds to a new project “City Planning Commission – Capital Program and Budget Development;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #2363 and #2364) amend the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget by transferring $90,000 from the project “Police Building Replacement – 55th and Pine Streets” to the project “Roof Replacement – Belgrade and Clearfield Streets and Frankford Avenue and Ruan Street;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #2365 and #2366) amend the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget by transferring $777,000 from the projects “Storm Flood Relief” and “Queen Lane Filter Plant” to the projects “Sewer for New Development” and “Water Mains Construction.” * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Richard Pesot and Howard Rebstock, for 12 Locust Street, for rehabilitation into 10 condominium units. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Charles and Bertha Frank, for 234-236 S. 8th Street, for rehabilitation of the “Mills House” for use as a single-family residence with an office in the basement. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #5: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and East Powelton Concerned Residents, for 3312 Race Street, for rehabilitation into a community center on the first floor and a two-bedroom apartment on the second floor. * Model Cities Redevelopment Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and William O’Brien, for 603 N. 11th Street, for development of a side yard. * Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Ada E. Mackey, for 2718-2720 Wharton Street, for construction of a patio adjoining a residence. * Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Williams Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, for 1336 S. Patton Street, for development of accessory parking. * South Central Urban Renewal Area: Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Louis Fernandez, for 2400 Madison Square, for development of a garden and sitting area. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #2358) Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Reverend William H. Gray III, Willie Toles, Agusta Clark, Dr. E.L. Clark and Marvin Louis, for construction of 130 Section 8 units for the elderly at the southwest corner of 8th Street and Columbia Avenue; (Confirmation plans) widen Colorado Street from Fitzwater Street to Bainbridge Street; strike and abandon a drainage right-of-way within the bed of the former Willard Street from Tulip to Agate Streets; revise the streets within a parcel bounded by Philmont Avenue, the west side of Conrail and the northerly side of Byberry Road; relocate a drainage right-of-way in the area south of Trina Drive east of Byberry Road; (Street Bill #2329) strike Margy Street between Lehigh and Sedgley Avenues; (Street Bill #2336) place Parrish Street between 29th Street and Newkirk Street; (Street Bill #2345) revise the lines an degrades in the vicinity of Pennypack Circle, Roosevelt Boulevard and Holme Avenue by making certain changes to Poquessing Avenue; (Street Bill #2388) authorize widening 11th Street from Columbia Avenue to a point 75 feet north of Morris Street; (Street Bill #2405) revise the lines and grades of streets in the vicinity of 3rd Street and Bigler Street; (Revised Final Plat, north side of Southampton Road, east side of Beverly Drive from Hemlock to Poquessing Creek Drive) change a portion of the plan from 36 single family semi-detached structures to 46 semi-detached two-family dwellings. * Bill 32340: Change the zoning of an area bounded by Susquehanna Avenue, York Street, 17th Street and 19th Street from partly C-2 Commercial and R-10 Residential to R-10A Residential. * Bill #2341: Amend the Zoning Code definition of “Separate Buildings” by including buildings other than residential. * Revised Preliminary Plat, southwest side of Northeast Boulevard, southwest of Tomlinson Road extended: allow for construction of 160 single family semi-detached dwellings. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate 40th Street from Conshohocken Avenue to Presidential Boulevard. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #2343) repeal Bill #2171, which authorized the purchase of the Butler Tract in Abington Township, and authorize the City to execute a purchase option to acquire this property; (Property Bill #2350) authorize the City to purchase 3510-3512 N. 16th Street for a new playground; (Property Bills #2353 and #2354) confirm the sale of 1513 and 1519 Brown Street to James E. Smith for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #2356) confirm the sale of 1902 N. 21st Street to Clifford Ballard for off-street parking; (Property Bill #2384) authorize the City to purchase 3434-3436 Kensington Avenue for parking; (Property Bill #2385) authorize the City to condemn 3401 J. Street for parking. * Bill #2334: Confirm the sale of 609 S. Hancock Street to Howard Lander for private parking. * Bill #2335: Authorize the sale of 4148 Market Street to Midal Realty Company for construction of a muffler sales and installation facility. * Bill #2351: Authorize the sale of 1613 N. Bailey Street to Karl Smith for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #2352: Authorize the sale of 2003-2005 W. Poplar Street to Joseph Anderson for residential construction. * Bill #2383: Authorize the sale of 2925 E. Victoria Street to the Redevelopment Authority for industrial reuse. * Bill #2392: Authorize the sale of 4505-4506 Locust Street to the Spruce Hill Garden Association for a garden. * Bill #2393: Authorize the sale of 5820-5856 Market Street to Greater Bethel Baptist Church for accessory parking. * Bill #2394: Authorize the sale of 3637 Reed Street to Robert Kessenich for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #2397: Authorize the sale of 1007 Buttonwood Street to Michael Smylie for residential construction. * Bill #2398: Authorize the sale of 416-420 W. Girard Avenue to Benjamin Glickstein for accessory parking. * Bill #2399: Authorize the sale of 416 W. Poplar Street to Sol Zimmerman for residential construction. * Bill #2400: Authorize the sale of 1002-1006 N. Orianna Street to Hector Lucena for residential construction. * Bill #2401: Authorize the sale of 1135-1137 N. Orianna Street to Sol Zimmerman for residential construction. * Bill #2402: Authorize the sale of 421 W. Poplar Street to Sol Zimmerman for residential construction. * Bill #2306: Authorize the City to convey to the Redevelopment Authority, without consideration, a vacant lot on the west side of Franklin Street, 533 feet north of Poplar Street for sale to Julius Wolfson, Inc. a truck rental firm. * Bill #2406: Authorize the City to convey to the Redevelopment Authority 437 N. 32nd Street for residential rehabilitation. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #2355) confirm the sale of 1621 W. Master Street to Joseph F. Charlton for residential rehabilitation. 

December 20, 1979
Minutes of the meetings of November 15 and November 26, 1979. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #2411) authorize the City to convey to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, two parcels on the east side of Roosevelt Boulevard north of Woodhaven Road; (Property Bill #2418) confirm the sale of 2448 N. Broad Street for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #2437) confirm the sale of 722-724 S. Mole Street to the Scottish Rite Cathedral for accessory parking; (Property Bill #2441) confirm the sale of 1302 W. Parrish Street to Bernie Anderson for a garden and rear yard; (Property Bill #2442) confirm the sale of 1333 S. 2nd Street to Vincent F. Volpe for single family construction; (Property Bill #2443) confirm the sale of 523 Titan Street for residential construction; (Property Bills #2447 and #2448) confirm the sale of #1 and #2 Mechanicsville Road to John Staus and Alfred E. Heller. * Bill #2428: Authorize the sale of 1320 W. Seltzer Street to Margaret Gilmore for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #2433: Authorize the sale of 893 N. 4th Street to Theresa Perretta for a single family dwelling. * Bill #2435: Authorize the sale of 3409 Wharton Street to Emmo Baugh for a single-family dwelling. * Bill #2412: Authorize the City to condemn a vacant lot on the northwest corner of Bustleton Avenue and Avon Street for a new fire station. * Bill #2432: Authorize the City to purchase a property on the east corner of 52nd Street and Willow Avenue for a new fire station. * Bills #2425 and #2427: Authorize the City to purchase buildings at 501 and 505 Levick Street and 6411-6415 Rising Sun Avenue, and to condemn a building at 503 Levick Street, for parking. * Bill #2429: Confirm the sale of a vacant lot on the southeast side of State Road south of Rhawn Street for storage of landscaping equipment. * Bill #2434: Authorize the sale of 1409 Pemberton Street. * Bill #2436: Confirm the sale of 1612 Kater Street to Dennis Hedlund for a single family dwelling. * Bill #2403: Confirm the sale of 518 Catharine Street to Dr. and Mrs. Carlos Gonzalez for a single family dwelling. * Bill #2419: Confirm the sale of 1744 Olive Street to Harry Freedman. * Bill #2438: Confirm the sale of 3614 Spring Garden Street to Harry Freedman. * Bill #2395: Confirm the sale of 2026 South Street to Harry Freedman. * Bill #2408: Confirm the sale of 4040 Ridge Avenue to Harry Freedman. Issues for the 1980s. * Request for rezoning: Change the zoning of two parcels on the west side of Valley Green Road, 800 feet southwest from Cherokee Street, from R-1 Residential to RC-6 Residential. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1) first modification to the 6th amendment to the Urban Renewal Plan, to increase the height form 21 stories to 24 stories, and the floor area ratio from 5.0 to 6.5, for Parcel #B7 at 5th Street, Locust Walk, 6th Street and Spruce Street; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #2421 and #2422) amend the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget by adding four projects for a total of $495,000, “Fire Department – Computer Assisted Dispatch System,” Health Department – Equipment of the Prison Medical Facility,” Recreation Department – Installation of Burglar Alarms and Repair and Maintenance of Veterans Stadium,” and Youth Study Center – Elevator Renovations.” * Bills #2450 and #2451: Proposed amendment to the FY1980-1985 Capital Program and FY1980 Capital Budget, to add $8.8 million of self-sustaining funds to “Philadelphia Gas Works – Improvements.” * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #2414) place Selmer Street, Dedaker Street, Foster Street, Murty Lane and Rubin Lane in the vicinity of Northeast Boulevard and Red Lion Road; (Street Bills #2444 and #2445) make various street changes in the area bounded by 8th, 10th, Poplar and Spring Garden Streets, and the area bounded by Market, Filbert, 10th and 12th Streets; (Philadelphia Code Bill #2420) amend Chapter 9-120 of the City Code relating to condominiums by adding a subsection relating to cooperatives. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Edgemont Street from Wheatsheaf Lane to Butler Street. * Proposed City Plan Change: Revise the lines and grades of the northerly side of Pennsylvania Avenue from 27th Street to Brown Street. * Revise the St. Joseph’s University Institutional Development District: Construction of a student residence and kitchen addition to the Campion Student Union Building at 57th Street and City Avenue. * Haddington Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Mr. and Mrs. Garvin Boatright, for 5640 Haverford Avenue, for development of a side yard. 


1978
January 5, 1978
Minutes of the meeting of December 15, 1977. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1083) Change the zoning in the area bounded by South Street, Grays Ferry Avenue, Conrail and the Schuylkill River; (Proposed City Plan Change) strike from the City Plan and abandon a right-of-way for drainage, water and gas main purposes in the former 37th Street from Market to Filbert Streets; (Confirmation Plan) place on the City Plan Liberty Lane and Poquessing Creek Lane as a lop street system. * Bill #1076: Change the zoning of a 540-acre area bounded by Castor Avenue, Conrail Trenton Avenue Elevated Branch, Conrail Delair Branch and the Delaware River. * Millbrook Remapping Proposal: Change the zoning of a 325-acre area bounded by Knights Road, Woodhaven Road, the Philadelphia-Bucks County Line and Frankford Avenue. * Bill #1090: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by requiring a Zoning Board of Adjustment Certificate for three or more coin-operated amusement devices as a primary or accessory use in certain Commercial Districts. * Bill #1091: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code by designating amusement arcades as a regulated use. * Preliminary Plat and Zoning Bill #946, west side of Knights Road at Clarendon Road: Allow for construction of 150 single family attached dwellings and change the zoning from R-11A Residential to R-6 Residential. * Proposed City Plan Changes: Remove from the City Plan Fontain Street from Philip Street to Dillman Street, Dillman Street from Fontain Street to Page Street, and Page Street from Philip Street to Dillman Street. * City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan Wissinoming Street from Grant Avenue northward to the Poquessing Creek and create a drainage right-of-way in place of the street. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #77-1628, 1201-1211 Walnut Street, build a 528-car parking garage at the northwest corner of 12th and Walnut Streets. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #77-1468, 4901-4937 Stenton Avenue, convert the former Leeds and Northrup Plat into 250 residential units with 256 off-street parking spaces. * Bill #1085: Authorize the City to sell 2647 E. Elkhart Street to Patricia Manser for a side yard. * Bill #1097: Authorize the City to sell 2422 W. Sharswood Street to Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Pope for rehabilitation into a single family dwelling. * Bill #1086: Authorize the City to sell 1918 E. Venango Street to Harry Harhi for off-street parking. * South Central Urban Renewal Area: Redeveloper’s Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and 943 Lombard Associates, for 1213 Christian Street, for rehabilitation into two apartments and one professional office. * Revisions to six Public Works Projects in the Capital Program and Budget: Decrease four projects by $720,000 and increase two others by the same amount as follows – decrease “Rehabilitation of PGH Building #1”, “Walnut Street Improvements”, “New Street Name Signs” and “Pennypack Park Bike Trails”, and increase “Germantown Avenue Reconstruction” and “Manayunk Canal”. * Capital Program and Budget: Add $1.7 million in Federal Title IX EDA funds to “American Street Industrial Revitalization” and add $8.7 million to “American Street Improvements – Girard Avenue to Indiana Avenue.” * Capital Program and Budget: Increase “Urban Homesteading” by $500,000 in City funds and decrease “City-State Housing and Neighborhood Development” by the same amount. 

January 19, 1978
Minutes of the meeting of January 5, 1978. * Bill #1130: Authorize the Board of Revision of Taxes to exempt from real estate taxes, improvements to certain deteriorated industrial, commercial or other business property, under certain terms and conditions. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1118 and #1119) amend the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and the FY1978 Capital Budget by adding a project “Senior Citizens Center – Passyunk Avenue and Dickinson Street” in the amount of $530,000, and decrease the project “Health Center District #5 – Northeast corner 29th and Dauphin Streets” by the same amount. * Proposed amendment to the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and the FY1978 Capital Budget: Add $12 million to the project “Market Street East.” * Proposed amendment to the Capital Program and Budget: Transfer $600,000 from “City-State Housing and Neighborhood Development” to “Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area,” and reprogram $1 million in Community Development Operating budget funds between “Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area” and “Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area.” * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1117) change the zoning of 3.8 acres of the former Moyamensing Prison at the southwest corner of Passyunk Avenue and Reed Street from R-10 Residential to C-7 Commercial; (Zoning Bill #1126) change the zoning of 75 acres bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Welsh Road, Bustleton Avenue and Grant Avenue; (Street Bill #1105) authorize striking Bingham Street from Longshore Avenue to Disston Street and place on the City Plan a drainage right-of-way; (Confirmation Plan) strike and vacate Ingersoll Street from 16th to Smedley Streets for development of the 16th and Master Streets Playground. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #77-1628, 1201-1211 Walnut Street, build a 528-car parking garage at the northwest corner of 12th and Walnut Streets. * Portion of Preliminary Plat, Byberry and Philmont Avenues: Allow for construction of 72 single family detached dwellings meeting R-5 zoning. * Bill #802: Change the zoning of an 11.5-acre tract from R-2 Residential to R-5 Residential. Revised Final Plat, south side of Southampton Road at the Conrail Short Line right-of-way: Add 6.8-acres of leased ground to an approved industrial subdivision zoned L-2 Industrial. * Proposed City Plan Change: Remove from the City Plan Sedgwick Street from Lincoln Drive to the right-of-way of the Conrail Chestnut Hill Branch, Penn Central Division. * City Plan Change: Strike Unity Street from Castor Avenue to Adams Avenue. * South Central Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Robroy M. Smith, Jr., and Florence Smith, for 1213 Christian Street, for rehabilitation of a residential structure. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1120) confirm the sale of 503A Fitzwater Street for residential use; (Property Bill #1121) confirm the sale of 315, 317 and 319 Monroe Street for residential rehabilitation. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: Transfer seven properties to the City; Transfer 78 properties through the City to private owners; Transfer five Housing and Urban Development-owned properties to the Urban Homesteading program for rehabilitation; Transfer four City-owned surplus properties for private rehabilitation; Transfer three City-owned surplus properties for non-profit rehabilitation; Transfer one property for the Office of Housing and Community Development Conservation Program; Transfer one property for the Lot Transfer Program. * Comprehensive Planning Program 1978 Work Program. 

February 2, 1978
Minutes of the meeting of January 19, 1978. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1139) change the zoning of a 325-acre area bounded by Knights Road, Woodhaven Road, the Philadelphia-Bucks County Line and Frankford Avenue; (Street Bill #1140) place Lancelot Place on the City Plan along Knights Road 985 feet south of Fairdale Street; (Confirmation Plan) strike and vacate Darien Street from Girard Avenue to Thompson Street. * Bill #1136: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning Code relating to “Institutional Development Districts” by increasing the number of permitted uses by revising the use conditions, district boundaries and off-street parking requirements and sign regulations. * Bill #1137: Change the zoning at the southwest corner of Knights and Red Lion Roads from R-3 Residential to Institutional Development District. * Bill #1099: Authorize the City to narrow Paoli Avenue between Umbria and Silverwood Streets by striking and vacating a portion of the northwesternmost side of the curb lines. * East Mount Airy Zoning Proposal: Change the zoning of an area bounded by E. Mt. Airy Avenue, Germantown Avenue, Conrail, Fort Washington Branch, and Conrail, Chestnut Hill Branch. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #78-0029, west side of Bustleton Avenue 338 feet north of Krewstown Road, erect eight detached structures containing 128 dwelling units with 141 accessory off-street parking spaces. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1131 and #1132) amend the Capital Program and Budget by reducing the “Topics Program” by $1.15 million and transferring $1 million of these funds to “Reconstruction of Streets” and $150,000 to “Streets for Industrial Development and Redevelopment – Including American Street.” * Bill #1138: Amend the Redevelopment Contract between the Redevelopment Authority and the Pennsylvania Hospital, for redevelopment of 706-714 Spruce Street. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Wills Eye Hospital and Robert Mils House: eighth modification to the Urban Renewal Plan, require the relocation costs of the Mills House be borne by the developer, set a maximum floor to area ration of 4.0, a maximum land coverage of 93 percent, and a maximum building height of 125 feet, for parcels on the west side of 9th Street between Walnut and Locust Streets, and add to the parking controls a garage for 240 cars for parcels on the west side of 9th Street between Walnut and Locust Streets. * Reconsideration of Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Letitia Court at 30-34 S. Front Street: Revise a proposal by reducing the amount of commercial space on the ground floor and adding five apartments on the ground and basement levels. 

February 16, 1978
Minutes of the meeting of February 2, 1978. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1162) confirm the sale of 1814 W. Susquehanna Avenue for off-street parking accessory to a furniture store; (Property Bill #1164) confirm the sale of 733 N. 3rd Street for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #1165) confirm the sale of 735 N. 3rd Street for an addition to a side yard. * Bill #1163: Authorize the sale of 1521-1531 N. 31st Street to Wallace Leisure Products to expand their business. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #77-1633, north corner of Welsh Road and Alburger Avenue, construction of a two-story detached funeral home and a single family dwellings with 24 accessory off-street parking spaces. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #1167) amend the Redevelopment Proposal for the Regent Urban Renewal Area in Southwest Philadelphia by requesting an additional State grant of $90,383; (Model Cities Urban Renewal Area) Redevelopment Agreement for the construction of a four-story nursing home with 180 beds and 32 parking spaces. * Pennsport Urban Renewal Area: Transfer five parcels to the City for development of the Mummer’s Walkway, on the west side of Philip Street between Federal and Sears Streets, and three recreational parcels from the Redevelopment Authority to the City, 231-235 Greenwich Street and 230-234 Dickinson Street, 220-222 McClellan Street, and 108-110 Titan Street. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Contract for the rehabilitation of 229 S. 9th Street for professional offices and one apartment. * Wister Urban Renewal Area: fourth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 2nd amended Urban Renewal Plan, to acquire and clear 253 E. Ashmead Street to provide additional land for 200 units of Section 8 rental housing units. * Report on 706-714 Spruce Street. * Revisions to the School District’s FY1976-1977 and FY1977-1978 Capital Budgets. * Status Report on the Capital Program. 

March 2, 1978
Raymond Rosen Direct Action Association address to the Commission. * Ogontz Library Task Force address to the Commission. * Minutes of the meeting of February 16, 1978. * Recommended FY1979-1984 Capital Program. * Approval of consultant contracts: Wharton Regional Econometric Model; Historic Site Survey. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1172 and #1173) amend the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and FY1978 Capital Budget by transferring $500,000 of City funds from “City-State Housing and Neighborhood” to “Urban Homesteading,” and by increasing “American Street Industrial Revitalization” by $1.2 million and “American Street Improvement – Girard to Indiana” by $8.7 million; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1184 and #1185) amend the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and the FY1983 Capital Budget by adding $12 million to “Market Street East – Acquisition and Improvement.” * Revision to the School District’s FY1976-1977 and FY1977-1978 Capital Budgets. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #1179) Redevelopment Proposal for acquisition for rehabilitation of 46 properties in the Nicetown Urban Renewal Area; (Redevelopment Bill #1194) Redevelopment Proposal for acquisition of 16 properties for rehabilitation, and one property for a side yard, in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area. * Woodstock City/State Urban Renewal Area: second amended Redevelopment Proposal and 2nd amended Urban Renewal Plan, to add three acquisitions, 2003 and 2038 W. Stella Street, and 1901 Somerset Street, ad one commercial relocation, change the reuse of the southwest corner of 21st and Cambria from residential to parking, and make other revisions. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Disposition supplement to permit the reuse of existing buildings and land, as a recycling operation for meatal and paper products, in the area bounded by Columbia, Glenwood and Montgomery Avenues and Conrail/Penn Central right-of-way. * Southwest Schuylkill Redevelopment Area, Melville City/State Project, and West Mill Creek City/State Urban Renewal Area project in the West Philadelphia Redevelopment Area: Revise the budgets of the above projects by increasing the budget for Melville by $122,700 and decreasing the budget for West Mill Creek by the same amount. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redeveloper’s Disposition Supplement, for Parcel #11A-1, at the southeast corner of 20th and Dauphin Streets, for rehabilitation of a building into offices, employment and counseling services, meeting rooms, classrooms and multi-purpose rooms with 14 parking spaces. * North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redeveloper’s Contract and Disposition Supplement, for a parcel on the southwest corner of 10th and Melon Streets, for a four-story nursing home, with 32 parking spaces. * Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redeveloper’s Agreement with John J. and Gloria DeRose, for 20 W. Armat Street, for rehabilitation of a commercial structure. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redeveloper’s Agreement with Miles Katzman and Robert Brenner, for 924 Spruce Street, for rehabilitation which would contain eight apartment units. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1175) revise the lines and grades of the City Plan at the southeast corner of Christian Street and water Street. * Bill #1193: Change the zoning of the area bounded by Girard Avenue, 5th Street, Columbia Avenue, American Street and Cadwallader Street. * Bill #1171: Amend Section 14-2104 of the Philadelphia Code relating to Subdivision Design Standards for Tree Planting, by replacing the present procedure to ensure compliance with the Fairmount Park street tree regulations. * Bill #1192: Revise the lines and grades of Port Royal Avenue from Ridge Avenue to Old Line Road. * Final Plat, Eastwick Stage 2, vicinity of 82nd Street and Angelo Place: Construct 52 single family attached dwellings. * Final Plat, Eastwick Stage 4, vicinity of 86th Street and Gibson Place, Lyons Place and Cratin Place: Construct 72 single family attached dwellings. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #78-0103, 881-8835 Germantown Avenue through to Norwood Avenue, construction of a four-story and a one-story addition to an existing hospital, a five-story accessory parking garage containing 376 parking spaces, and a three-story medical office building on a 14-acre parcel. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1177) confirm the sale of 5918 Arch Street for a variety store and residence; (Property Bill #1195) confirm the sale of 2704 W. Columbia Avenue for an accountant office; (Property Bill #1196) confirm the sale of 2332-2336 Perot Street for 10 attached single family dwellings; (Property Bill #1198) authorize condemnation, for Recreation purposes, of a 0.8-acre parcel bounded by 16th Street, Smedley Street, Master Street and Seybert Street. * Bill #1197: Authorize the sale of 1610 Wallace Street. Bill #1200: Authorize the sale of 1110 Green Street for residential rehabilitation. * Vacant Property Review Committee: 12 properties to be transferring to the City for land banking, development tor the Lot Transfer Program; 21 properties for residential rehabilitation by private buyer; 21 properties for residential rehabilitation for owner occupancy; Four properties for demolition or lot transfer; Three Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferred to non-profits or other agencies for rehabilitation; and Eight privately-owned gift properties to be transferred to non-profits for rehabilitation. 

March 16, 1978
Minutes of the meeting of March 2, 1978. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1209) place on the City Plan a new street, Trina Drive, from Byberry Road to a cul-de-sac northeast of Byberry Road; (Street Bill #1219) remove from the City Plan a paper street, Unity Street, from Castor Avenue to Adams Avenue; (Street Bill #1224) remove from the City Plan Delancey Street from Broad Street to Rosewood Street. * Final Plat, westerly side of Bustleton Avenue and both sides of Denise Drive: Construct 19 single family detached dwellings. * Confirmation Plan: Strike from the City Plan and vacate portions of 3rd Street and Bigler Street. * Confirmation Plan: Place on the City Plan the Delaware Expressway from Palmer Street to Catharine Street. * Confirmation Plan: Place on the City Plan Bartram Avenue from the Philadelphia-Delaware County Line to Island Avenue, and the Industrial Highway from Island Avenue to the Philadelphia-Delaware County Line. * Proposed City Plan Change: Place on the City Plan a right-of-way for drainage purposes in the line of 30th Street from Glenwood Avenue northward to the Amtrak right-of-way. * City Plan Change: Revise the curb line of the northerly side of Market Street between 39th Street and 40th Street, by decreasing the cut-off lane form a point approximately 145 feet east of 40th Street to 200 feet east of 40th Street. * City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Tasker Street from a point 380 feet east of Vandalia Street to the pierhead line of the Delaware River, and place on the City Plan the head of a cul-de-sac on the northerly side of Tasker Street. * City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Sansom Street from 2nd Street to Hancock Street. * City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan Fontain Street from Philip Street to Dillman Street, and Dillman Street from Fontain Street to a point approximately 100 feet south of Fontain Street, and place on the City Plan Fontain Street from Philip Street to Dillman Street. * Preliminary Plat, north side of Summit Avenue east of Henry Avenue: Construct 66 single family detached and semi-detached dwellings on a 14-acre parcel. * Revised Final Plat, northwest side of Frankford Avenue, 450 feet north of Grant Avenue: Revise the approved plan from 37 single family attached dwellings, and 14 end of row two-family dwellings, to 16 single family attached dwellings, four end of row two-family units, 22 semi-detached two-family units, and one detached two-family unit. * Bill #1222: Authorize the selection and appropriation of a half-acre parcel at the southwest corner of 59th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard for transit purposes. * Bill #1223: Authorize the City to sell 1703-1705 Rodman Street for residential construction. * Bill #1226: Authorize the City to sell 808 N. 21st Street for residential rehabilitation. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1216 and #1217) transfer $600,000 from “City-State Housing and Neighborhood Development” to “Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area,” and divide $1 million of reprogrammed Community Operating Budget funds between “Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Title I” and “Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area;” (Capital Program and Budget Bill #1218) amend the FY1976 Capital Budget by transferring $1.7 million form the Department of Public Property to the Office of Housing and Community Development for implementation of the line item “Acquisition and rehabilitation of vacant properties.” * Proposed amendments to the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and Budget: Increase “Pleasant Playground” by $50,000 and decrease “13th and Pike Streets – Playground Acquisition” by the same amount; Add a new project, “Outdoor Lighting – Seven Sanitation Division Installations,” in the amount of $100,000 and decreased “North Central Service Building = 26th Street and Glenwood Avenue” by the same amount. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #1220) amend the Redevelopment Proposal, the Urban Renewal Plan, and the Relocation Plan, for the South Central Urban Renewal Area, by providing for the acquisition of 83 properties for rehabilitation or clearance, and widening the 1900 block of Rodman Street; (Redevelopment Bill #1201) amend the Redevelopment Proposal, the Urban Renewal Plan, and the Relocation Plan for the West Mill Creek Urban Renewal Area by providing for the acquisition of nine vacant residential properties for rehabilitation and providing for certain condemnation proceedings; (Redevelopment Bill #1205) amend the Redevelopment Proposal, the Urban Renewal Plan, and the Relocation Plan for the Whitman Urban Renewal Area by providing for acquisition of six vacant residential properties for rehabilitation, closing Bigler Street from Randolph Street to S. 3rd Street, eliminating a right-of-way in the former S. 4th Street between Oregon Avenue and the former Johnson Street, and changing the and use designation of 2414 S. 3rd Street and Bigler Street; (South Central Urban Renewal Area) Redevelopment Agreement and disposition supplement, for Parcels #37 and #38, on the west side of 13th Street below Carpenter Street, for development of a private parking facility for Potamkin Chevrolet. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Contract, for 255-257 S. 12th Street and 259-263 S. 12th Street, for the construction of nine dwelling units. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Redevelopment Contracts for residential rehabilitation of 224 and 226 W. Washington Square. * Old City Study. 

April 6, 1978
Minutes of the meeting of March 16, 1978. * Executive Director’s report: Spring Garden Historic District; Raymond Rosen resident meeting; Staff positions; Proposed Comprehensive Plan Study. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1249) confirm the sale of 1814 W. Susquehanna Avenue for commercial off-street parking; (Property Bill #1253) confirm the sale of 925 S. 6th Street for residential reuse; (Property Bill #1272) confirm the sale of 1625 South Street for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #1293) confirm the sale of 1118 N. American Street for industrial off-street parking; (Property Bill #1294) confirm the sale of 1211, 1213, 1223 W. Poplar Street for commercial off-street parking. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: 10 privately-owned gift properties to be transferred to the City for land banking, development and/or Lot Transfer Program; 28 Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferred through the City to private owners; 21 privately-owned structures to be transferred for residential rehabilitation for owner occupants; 11 private properties to be transferred through the City to non-profits for rehabilitation. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1231) strike Hope Street between Huntingdon Street and Lehigh Avenue. * Bill #1254: Amend the Zoning Code commercial districts by adding use regulations for amusement arcades, billiards and pool. * Bill #1090: Amend the Zoning Code by requiring a Zoning Board of Adjustment certificate for three or more coin operated amusement devices as a primary or accessory use in certain commercial districts. * Bill #1091: Amend the Zoning Code by designating amusement arcades as a regulated use. * Zoning Remapping proposal for Fox Chase I: Area bounded by Rhawn Street, Oxford Avenue, Montgomery County Line, Shady Lane, Pine Road, Pennypack Creek and Conrail. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #77-1391, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, construction of two illuminated wall signs in a residential district. * Bill #1239: Authorize the Director of Commerce to enter into an agreement with the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for the acquisition, reconstruction and restoration of the former Bellevue-Stratford Hotel located at the southwest corner of Broad and Walnut Streets in Center City. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #1250) amend the Market Street East Urban Renewal Plan, Redevelopment Proposal and Relocation Plan by providing for acquisition and clearance of nine properties on three parcels to allow for commercial development; (Redevelopment Bill #1252) Redevelopment Contract and Disposition Supplement for the development of the Mummers Walkway on the west side of Phillip Street between Federal and Sears Streets; (Redevelopment #1251) Redevelopment Contract and Disposition Supplement to transfer 232 Dickinson Street, 233 Greenwich Street, 220 and 222 McClellan Street and 108 and 110 Titan Street to the City for recreational use; (Redevelopment Bill #1235) amend the Haddington Urban Renewal Plan, unit #1, Redevelopment Proposal and Relocation Plan by providing for acquisition of 10 residential properties for rehabilitation by the Redevelopment Authority; (Redevelopment Bill #1236) amend the Haddington Urban Renewal Plan, units #2 and #3, the Redevelopment Proposal and Relocation Plan by providing for the acquisition of 26 residential properties for rehabilitation by the Redevelopment Authority; (Redevelopment Bill #1244) amend the Mantua Urban Renewal Plan, Redevelopment Proposal and Relocation Plan by providing for acquisition of 37 residential properties, four lots and seven vacant lots for rehabilitation, side yards and recreation; (Redevelopment Bills #1245 and #1246) transfer $122,000 of State grant funding from the West Mill Creek Addition Urban Renewal Area budget to the Melville Urban Renewal Area budget. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Contract for the rehabilitation of 941 Lombard Street for a single family dwelling. * West Poplar Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: Second modification to the Urban Renewal Plan, to delete the reference to commercial/community facility as a permitted use for Parcel #2, at the northwest corner of 12th and Wallace Streets. * Proposed amendments to the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and Budget: Increase “Pleasant Playground Acquisition” by $50,000 and decrease “13th and Pike Streets acquisition by the same amount; Decrease “Improvements to Existing Playgrounds and Recreation Centers” by $200,000 and transfer these funds to the Streets Department; Increase “Philadelphia Nursing Home – Girard and Corinthian Avenues” by $203,000 and decrease “Homes of the Handicapped” by the same amount.  

April 20, 1978
Minutes of the meeting of April 6, 1978. * Items in Acord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1266) authorize the City to transfer to the Redevelopment Authority 2012-2019 W. Stella Street; (Property Bill #1295) authorize the sale of 229 Green Street. * Bill #1284: Authorize the sale of 146-148 Krams Avenue. Bill #1291: Authorize the sale of 1437 N. 30th Street. * Bill #1296: Authorize the City to transfer to the Redevelopment Authority 213 N. Cecil Street, 3316 Mt. Vernon Street, 682 N. 33rd Street, 616 N. 34th Street, 701 N. 34th Street and 28 N. 58th Street. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: 19 privately-owned properties to be transferred to the City for land banking or Lot Transfer Program; 53 Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferred through the City to private owners for rehabilitation for owner occupancy; 29 privately-owned properties to be transferred through the City to private owners for rehabilitation for owner occupancy; three properties to be transferred to non-profits for rehabilitation. * Proposed amendments to the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and FY1978 Capital Budget: Increase “Philadelphia Nursing Home – Girard and Corinthian Avenues” by $203,000 and decrease “Homes for the Handicapped by the same amount; Add $40,000 for “Playground, 2300 N. 15th Street” and “Houseman Playground – Summerdale and Godfrey Avenues” and decrease “Feltonville Recreation Center, New Swimming Pool” by $130,000; Add $25,000 for “New Senior Center – Belgrade and Commissioner Streets” and decrease “Playground – Almond and Westmoreland Streets by the same amount. * School District FY1978-1979 Capital Budget and FY1979-1984 Proposed Capital Program. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #1264) amend the Redevelopment Proposal and Relocation Plan for the Woodstock Urban Renewal Area by adding acquisitions of 2003 and 2038 W. Stella Street, 1901 W. Somerset Street, adding commercial relocation, changing the reuse of the southwest corner of 21st and Cambria Streets from residential to parking, and making certain other revisions; (Redevelopment Bill #1265) amend the Redevelopment Proposal, Urban Renewal Plan and Relocation Plan for the Wister Urban Renewal Area by allowing for acquisition and clearance of 253 E. Ashmead Street; (Redevelopment Agreement) with the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation for rehabilitation of 120 properties in the Grays Ferry, Haddington, Mantua, Morton, Nicetown, South Central and West Mill Creek Urban Renewal Areas. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Contract for construction of 12 single family townhomes, with 12 parking spaces, on Parcel #176, at the southwest corner of 3rd and Spruce Streets. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Preliminary plans for the construction of a six-story condominium office building, the Science Center, at 3440 Market Street. * Bill #1276: Change the zoning of an area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Port Royal Avenue, Old Line Road, Summit Avenue extended, Wissahickon Creek, Wise’s Mill Road, Henry Avenue and Wigard Avenue. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1259) change the zoning for ran area bounded by Southampton Road, Conrail, the Bucks County Line, and Roosevelt Boulevard in Somerton; (Zoning Bill #1260) change the zoning in an area bounded by Tomlinson Road, Conrail, Red Lion Road and the Montgomery County Line in Somerton; (Zoning Bill #1261) change the zoning for an area bounded by Woodhaven Road, Conrail, Tomlinson Road and the Montgomery County Line in Somerton; (Zoning Bill #1277) change the zoning for an area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Shawmont Avenue, Eva Street, Port Royal Avenue, Hagys Mill Road, Spring Lane and the Montgomery County Line in Roxborough; (Zoning Bill #1278) change the zoning for an area bounded by Shawmont Avenue, Nixon Street, a line approximately 800 feet southeast of Shawmont Avenue, the Schuylkill River, Port Royal Avenue extended and Eva Street in Roxborough. * Bill #1285: Revise the lines and grades on the City Plan by striking a portion of Kelso Street and placing on the City Plan Ronnie Circle and a drainage right-of-way. * Bill #1286: Authorize placing on the City Plan Ayrdale Place, 390 feet southwest of the intersection of Ayrdale Road and Lykens Lane and declare a portion of Lykens Lane to be legally open. Bill #1297: Authorize striking a right-of-way in the former bed of 37th Street from Market Street to Filbert Street. * Confirmation Plan: Revise the lines and grades of Grays Ferry Avenue between 34th Street and Washington Avenue. * Confirmation Plan: Strike and vacate portions of 60th Street and Eastwick Avenue. * Subdivide a 12.6-acre parcel, on the northeast side of Pine Road, approximately 560 feet northwest of Moredon Road, to allow for construction of 11 single family detached dwellings. * Bill #1262: Amend Section 9-200 of the Philadelphia Code, relating to commercial activities on streets, by adding a new section providing for sidewalk cafes. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #78-0349, southwest corner of Canterbury and Legion Streets, for construction of 22 attached single family dwellings and one detached 17-family dwelling. * Preliminary Plat, north side of Summit Avenue east of Henry Avenue: Construct 66 single family detached and semi-detached dwellings on a 14.4-acre parcel. * Subdivide the former Bergdoll Brewery site, in an area bounded by Poplar Street, 28th Street, Brown Street, Pennsylvania Avenue and 30th Street: Build 292 residential units with 199 parking spaces. * Proposed City Plan Change: Place on the City Plan Norwalk Road from Bustleton Avenue to Norwalk Road east of Morefield Road. Proposed City Plan Change: Place on the City Plan 30th Street form Titan Street to Oakford Street and abandon a drainage and utility right-of-way in the bed of the proposed street. * Vacant Property Review Committee Report. 

May 4, 1978
Administer oath of office to Commissioners. * Environmental Impact Statement for Eastern North Philadelphia. * Department of Housing and Urban Development audit. * Bill #1323: Authorize the sale of 717 S. 20th Street for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #1324 Authorize the sale of 2547 E. Tilton Street. * Vacant Property Review Committee release of report and policy statement. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1313) place Cardella Street, Cardella Place and Blakeslee Drive on the City Plan southeast of the intersection of Byberry Road and Philmont Avenue; (Street Bill #1349) authorize striking Sansom Street from 2nd Street to Hancock Street; (Zoning Bill #1276) change the zoning for an area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Port Royal Avenue, Old Line Road, Summit Avenue extended, Wissahickon Creek, Wise’s Mill Road, Henry Avenue and Wigard Avenue; (Confirmation Plans) revise the lines and grades of an area bounded by Oregon Avenue, Front Street, northerly required right-of-way for the Delaware Expressway and 3rd Street by striking 2nd Street and Johnson Street; strike and vacate Bingham Street from Longshore Avenue to Disston Street, and place a drainage right-of-way; revise the lines and grades of Paoli Avenue, from Umbria Street to Silverwood Street, by narrowing Paoli Avenue, relocating the curb lines and authorize the opening of the unopened portions of Paoli Avenue from Umbria to Silverwood Streets. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #78-0413, northwest side of Knights Road, 1,033 feet northeast of Mechanicsville Road, for construction of a 13-story, 398-unit apartment building for the elderly and an accessory one-story meeting hall. * Revisions to the RC-6 Development Plan for Cathedral Village: Decrease the Gross Floor Area by 1,720 square feet and increase Gross Coverage by 1,477 square feet. * Proposed Preliminary Plat, northeast corner of Tyson and Brous Avenues: Construction of 23 attached duplexes along a new street. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #5: Contracts for rehabilitation of 65 N. 34th Street, 3318 Arch Street and 3314 Arch Street. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Fourth modification to the 5th amended Urban Renewal Plan, to increase the maximum allowable density, from 172 units per acre to 235 units per acre, in the area bounded by St. James Street, Spruce Street, 5th Street and 6th Street. * Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, Stage 4, Sections #58 through #63: Proposal for construction of 176 single family detached units on six sites. 

May 18, 1978
Minutes of the meetings of April 20 and May 4, 1978. * Executive Director’s salary increase. * Councilmanic revisions to the Recommended FY1979-1984 Capital Program and Budget. * American Street Corridor. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1358 and #1359) amend the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and the FY1978 Capital Budget by transferring $100,000 from “North Central Service Building – 26th Street and Glenwood Avenue” to a new project “Outdoor Lighting – Various Sanitation Division Installations;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1360 and #1361) amend the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and the FY1978 Capital Budget by transferring $50,000 from “Play Facilities, 14th and Pike Streets” to “Pleasant Playground – Pleasant and Boyer Streets;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1369 and #1370) amend the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and the FY1978 Capital Budget by transferring #203,000 from “Homes for the Handicapped” to “Philadelphia Nursing Home – Girard and Corinthian Avenues;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1371 and #1372) amend the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and the FY1978 Capital Budget by removing $200,000 from “Improvement to Existing Playgrounds and Recreation Centers” to the Streets Department; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1373 and #1374) amend the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and the FY1978 Capital Budget by transferring $25,000 from “Playground – Almond and Westmoreland Streets” to “New Senior Citizens Center – Belgrade and Commissioner Streets.” * Bills #1345 and #1346: Amend the FY1979-1983 Capital Program and FY1978 Capital Budget by transferring $40,000 from “Feltonville Recreation Center – Swimming Pool” to “Houseman Playground – Gymnasium Design.” * Proposed amendments to the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and FY1978 Capital Budget: Add $90,000 to “Playground – 2300 N. 15th Street” and decrease “Feltonville Recreation Center” by the same amount; Increase and reduce various “Local Public Works Projects” and add $495,210 to “Food Distribution Center,” $135,716 to “Rail Improvements,” and $1.5 million to “Street Improvements;” Increase “Housing Rehabilitation” and “Site Improvements” by $50,000 and decrease “Acquisition for Clearance and Demolition” by $100,000; “Add $459,000 for “South Broad Street Subway Extension Improvements.” * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1351) change the zoning for an area bounded by Chelten Avenue, Chew Avenue, Wister Street and Conrail in Germantown; (Zoning Bills #1352 and #1353) change a portion of the area bounded by Collum Street, Wakefield Street, Bringhurst Street, Ashmead Street, Rubicam Street, Conrail, Armstrong Street and Baynton Street in Germantown; (Street Bill #1354) authorize striking Baynton Street, from Ashmead Street to Armstrong Street, and strike a portion of Armstrong Street between Baynton Street and Rubicam Street; (Proposed City Plan Changes) place on the City Plan a drainage right-of-way, 60 feet wide, extending from Woodhaven Road to a point approximately 5,000 feet southwest of Woodhaven Road, adjacent to the Philadelphia Electric Company land and Conrail; place on the City Plan a drainage right-of-way, of variable width, extending from a point on the southerly side of Byberry Road, opposed Evans Street, and extending southwardly and westwardly to a point on Northeast Boulevard through ground owned by United States Parcel Services, Conrail and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation. * Bill #1638: Change the zoning of the former Connie Mack Stadium, in a block bounded by Somerset Street, Lehigh Avenue, 20th Street and 21st Street from R10A Residential to ASC Area Shopping Center. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan Mayland Street and Tulpehocken Street from Crittenden Street to Anderson Street. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Redevelopment Contract for residential rehabilitation of 228 W. Washington Square. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Contract for residential rehabilitation of 417 through 421 S. 13th Street. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Third modification to the 4th amended Urban Renewal Plan, to change the project activity at 330 S. Front Street from rehabilitation to clearance, and increase the maximum allowable building coverage for a portion of the Headhouse Development from 65 percent to 61 percent. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Fourth modification to the 5th amended Urban Renewal Plan, to increase the maximum allowable density from 172 units per acre to 239 units per acre and the unit count from 504 to 682, in an area bounded by St. James Place, Spruce Street, 5th Street and 6th Street. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Propose development controls for Parcel #4, south side of Walnut Street between 8th and 9th Streets. * Callowhill East Urban Renewal Area: Fifth and sixth modifications to the 1st Urban Renewal Plan, to reduce the floor area ratio from 75 percent to 50 percent to allow additional open space, parking or expansion for the City Firefighters Association, Franklin Glass and the Council for Revitalization of Employment and Industry in Philadelphia, for Parcel #19, northeast corner of 5th and Callowhill Streets, and Parcel #2E-1, northwest corner of 2nd and Noble Streets. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for an 11-story, 150-unit senior citizens building at 23rd and Race Streets. 

June 1, 1978
Minutes of the May 18, 1978 meeting. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area: Contract for development of eight single family structures at 815-821 Lombard Street. Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Fourth modification to the 5th amended Urban Renewal Plan, to increase the allowable density from 172 units per acre to 239 units per acre in the area bounded by St. James Street, Spruce Street, 5th and 6th Streets. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Propose development controls for Parcel #4, south side of Walnut Street between 8th and 9th Streets. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1401) change the zoning of the area bounded by 30th Street, Poplar Street, 28th Street, Brown Street and Pennsylvania Avenue; (Street Bill #1402) place Ogden Street from 29th Street eastwardly 224 feet to a dead-end turnaround 200 feet south of Poplar Street; (Street Bill #1389) revise streets, place an area for public purposes, and remove a right-of-way for a subdivision in the vicinity of Knights Road and Clarendon Avenue; (Street Bill #1375) strike street in the area south of Diamond Street and west of 3rd Street; (Street Bill #1379) strike and vacate portions of 48th Street, Reinhard Street and Upland Street, and relocate portions of 48th Street and Reinhard Street; (Street Bill # 1383) authorize striking Sharswood Street between 4th and Lawrence Streets. * Bill #1404: Change the zoning for the southwest corner of Delaware and Oregon Avenues in South Philadelphia from Port Industrial to Least Restricted. * Final Plat, portion of Lykens Lane and Ayrdale Road: Build 13 single family detached dwellings on legally opened streets. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #78-0342, 131-143 S. 2nd Street, Build a parking lot with accessory free-standing sign. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #78-0144, west side of Delaware Avenue between Christian, Queen and Swanson Streets, for construction of 26 attached single family and 12 attached two-family dwellings. * City Plan Change: Strike Water Street from Race Street southward to the Delaware Expressway right-of-way. * City Plan Change: Place a 20-foot-wide parcel on the westerly side of Colorado Street, from Bainbridge Street to Fitzwater Street, on the City Plan. * City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Buttonwood Street from 16th to 17th Streets. * Bill #1386: Authorize the sale of 460, 464, 466, 468 and 470 Myrtle Street for gardening. * Bill #1276: Chang the zoning for an area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Port Royal Avenue, Old Line Road, Summit Avenue extended, Wissahickon Creek, Wise’s Mill Road, Henry Avenue and Wigard Avenue.

June 25, 1978
Minutes of the meeting of June 1, 1978. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1415) confirm the sale of 2647 E. Elkhart Street for a side yard; (Property Bill #1421) confirm the sale of 1110 Green Street for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #1395: Authorize the sale of a vacant fire station at 752-754 S. 16th Street for rehabilitation as a gymnasium/boxing club. * Bill #1398: Authorize the purchase of 4549 Mitchell Street and 477 Leverington Avenue to develop a public parking lot for a commercial area. * Bill #1405: Authorize the sale of a vacant fire station at 1026-1028 Belmont Avenue to be used as a church meeting space and community center. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plan) strike Spangler Street from Powelton Avenue to Race Street; (Street Bill #1416) place Brighton Street from Brous Street to a cul-de-sac northwest of Brous; (Street Bill #1447) revise the lines and grades of Pennsylvania Avenue near 30th Street. * West Parkside Zoning remapping: Area bounded by Parkside Avenue, Belmont Avenue, Lancaster Avenue, 52nd Street, Conrail and Bryn Mawr Avenue. * Zoning Board Calendar #78-0144, west side of Delaware Avenue between Christian Street, Queen Street and Swanson Street, for construction of 26 attached single family and 12 attached two-family dwellings. * City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Buttonwood Street from 16th to 17th Streets. * Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: First modification to the 2nd amended Urban Renewal Plan, to permit balconies arcades and decks to be considered as open space. * South Central Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement to construct 18 structures containing 42 units and 14 single family structures on the north side of the 1900 block of South Street, 2047-2053 Bainbridge Street, 612-616 S. 20th Street and 618-624 S. 20th Street. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Contract for a parking lot for a portion of the Society Hill Playhouse, at 511-515 S. 8th Street. * Callowhill East Urban Renewal Area: Seventh modification of the 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan, to lower the minimum floor area ratio from 75 percent to 50 percent of the net buildable area for Parcels #6, #8 and #17, in the area bounded by 5th Street, 6th Street, Spring Garden Street and Willow Street. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1413 and #1414) amend the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and FY1978 Capital Budget by transferring $90,000 from “Feltonville Recreation Center” to “Playground – 2300 S. 15th Street;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1425 and #1426) amend the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and FY1978 Capital Budget by utilizing funds resulting from underruns in various federally funded Local Public Works Projects to add $495,210 to “Food Distribution Center,” $135,716 for “Rail Improvements,” and $1.5 million for “Streets Improvements;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1427 and #1428) amend the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and FY1978 Capital Budget by adding $459,000 for “South Broad Street Subway Extension Improvements;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1429 and #1430) amend the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and FY1978 Capital Budget by decreasing “Acquisition for Clearance and Demolition” by $100,000, increasing “Housing Rehabilitation” by $50,000, and increasing “Site Improvement” by $50,000. 

June 29, 1978
Minutes of the meeting of June 15, 1978. * 700-714 Spruce Street – Pennsylvania Hospital. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1442) authorize the Recreation Department to purchase a parcel at the southeast corner of 27th Street and Sedgley Avenue for construction of a central maintenance facility; (Property Bill #1444) confirm the sale of 2422 W. Sharswood Street for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #1475) confirm the sale of 2332-2336 Perot Street for construction of 10 single family dwellings. * Bill #1443: Authorize the sale of 2936-2938 Ridge Avenue for use as a house of worship. * Bill #1420: Authorize the sale of 1215 Carpenter Street for use as a parking lot. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1461) place 30th Street between Titan Street and Oakford Street; (Zoning Bills #1469 and #1470) change the zoning of portions of an area bounded by Rhawn Street, Oxford Avenue, the Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line, Shady Line, Pine Road, Pennypack Creek and Conrail New York Short Line; (Zoning Bill #1471) change the zoning of portions of an area bounded by E. Mt. Airy Avenue, Germantown Avenue, Conrail, Fort Washington Branch, and Conrail, Chestnut Hill Branch; (Confirmation Plan) strike Unity Street form the intersection of Wyoming Avenue and Castor Avenue to Adams Avenue; (Subdivision and Confirmation Plan) place Lancelot Place form Knights Road to a cul-de-sac northwest, and approve a final plat for 36 single family semi-detached dwellings. * Bill #1422: Change the zoning of vacant land at the northwest corner of Castor and Shelmire Avenues from C-2 Commercial to R-5 Residential. * Bill #1466: Change the zoning of properties fronting on both sides of Annin Street, between 10th and 11th Streets, from R-10 Residential. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1413 and #1414) amend the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and FY1978 Capital Budget by transferring $90,000 from “Feltonville Recreation Center – Swimming Pool” to “Playground – 2300 N. 15th Street.” * Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Contract for rehabilitation of 1455 S. 28th Street for use as a clubhouse. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Model Cities Urban Renewal Area) contract for rehabilitation of a building on the southeast corner of 20th and Dauphin Streets for community activity space; (Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #3) contract for construction of a union headquarters at 27-41 S. 4th Street.  

August 3, 1978
Minutes of the meeting of June 29, 1978. * Letter from Somerton Civic Association. * Layoffs and vacancies. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1483) authorize the purchase of 6170-6172 Ridge Avenue for off-street parking for a commercial area; (Property Bill #1485) authorize the purchase of a property on the 2300 block of N. 15th Street for addition to a playground; (Final Plat, west side of Brous Avenue, north of Tyson Avenue) for construction of 23 attached two-family dwellings; (City Plan Change) place a two-foot wide parcel on the southerly side of Rodman Street from 19th to 20th Streets. * Community College request for an Institutional Development District: Develop a new campus in an area bounded by Spring Garden, 16th, 17th, Buttonwood and 18th Streets. * Bill #1468: Change the zoning of a property on the southwest side of Wissahickon Avenue, 1,048 feet northwest of School House Lane, from R-14 Residential to C-7 Commercial for development of a shopping center. * Bill #1476: Authorize construction of a pedestrian bridge over 8th Street between Girard Avenue and Thompson Street for St. Luke’s and Children’s Medical Center. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #78-0144, for development of 12 two-family dwellings along Delaware Avenue, and 26 one-family dwellings along Christian, Swanson and Queen Streets. * Preliminary Plat and a portion of a Final Plat, Welsh Road and Old Newtown Road frontage, southwest corner of Welsh Road and Old Newtown Road: Construct 76 semi-detached single family dwellings and 36 semi-detached two-family dwellings on a ten-acre tract. * City Plan Change: Strike certain paper streets in the Wissahickon Watershed, abandon a right-of-way from Westwood Road to Wissahickon Drive northeast of Bells Mill Road, and place Northwestern Avenue on the County Line from a point northeast of Ayrdale Road to a point southwest of Wissahickon Drive. * Bill #1484: Authorize the Director of Commerce to enter into an agreement with the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, providing for assistance to a proposed hotel, garage and convention center at 210 W. Rittenhouse Square. * DVRPC A-95 Review for rehabilitation of 125 vacant residential units, for Section 8 rentals, in Cobbs Creek. * DVRPC A-95 Review for 150 low-income elderly units on a parcel bounded by N. 3rd Street, Orianna Street, Thompson Street and Girard Avenue. * DVRPC A-95 Review for 150 Section 8 unit for the elderly and handicapped on the southeast corner of 22nd and Venango Streets. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Model Cities Urban Renewal Area) revise the disposition supplement to increase the number of single-row units from 60 to 87 at 20th and Brown Streets. * Redeveloper’s Agreement for construction of a single family home at 826-828 Addison Street in the Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2. * Redeveloper’s Agreement with six property owners, for use as rear yards, at 402 through 412 S. Quince Street, in the Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2. * Redeveloper’s Agreement to build three duplexes with six off-street parking spaces on the northwest corner of 9th and Spruce Streets in the Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Third amendment to the Urban Renewal Plan and 3rd Redevelopment Proposal, to increase the maximum floor area ration of the garage at the southeast corner of 8th Street and Delancey Street from 4.0 to 6.0, and to change the land use of Parcel #21, and increase the height limit for 700-714 Spruce Street to preserve facades and permit construction of a 250-space parking garage. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Modification to permit construction of a four-story, 132,496-square foot office building, with 62 parking spaces, as the first phase of a corporate headquarters, on Parcel #34D, on the north side of Market Street west of 34th Street. * Carryover ordinance from the FY1978 Capital Budget to the FY1979 Budget and their respective programs. * Proposed amendment to the FY1979 Capital Budget and its program: Increase “Fire Station – Vicinity of Pennypack Circle” by $75,000 and decrease “Fire Training College” by the same amount. * Proposed amendment to the FY1979 Capital Budget and its program: Add $8 million to “Pier – Shackamaxon and Laurel Streets.” Redevelopment Agreement for construction of 16 single family units with off-street parking, on 729-731, 725-727, 723, and 701-717 Lombard Street in the Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2. * Final Plat, west side of Poquessing Creek Drive north of Endicott Street: Construction of 88 single family semi-detached dwellings on an eight-acre parcel. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #78-0905 and #78-0906, 214 to 230 N. 22nd Street through to 215 to 231 N. 22nd Street, for construction of 13 attached two-family dwellings and seven attached single family dwellings on the former Shannon warehouse. * Long Range Planning policy plan. 

August 17, 1978
Minutes of the meeting of August 3, 1978. * Executive Director’s report: “Policy Plan for Philadelphia;” August 18th meeting with the Community College. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Modify the residential density controls from “persons per acre” to “dwelling units per net acre” to permit construction of a 246-unit apartment building, containing three towers, and a garage with 175 parking spaces on the northwest corner of 34th and Chestnut Streets. * West Mill Creek Urban Renewal Area: Modification, contract and site plans for construction of a church with supporting facilities at the northeast corner of 46th Street and Haverford Avenue. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Contract for rehabilitation of 712 Locust Street into 17 apartments with 10 parking spaces. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1487) authorize revising Norwalk Road and Krewstown Road to allow for construction of a 60 foot wide street, Norwalk Road, connecting Bustleton Avenue and Morefield Road; (Street Bill #1493) place two cul-de-sac streets, Arnold and Wiehle, and a drainage right-of-way northeast of the intersection of Midvale Avenue and Indian Queen Lane; (Portion of Final Plat, southeast side of Philmont Avenue northeast of Byberry Road) for construction of 20 single family semi-detached dwellings; (Street Bill #1524) place a drainage right-of-way in the lines of 30th Street from Glenwood Avenue north to the Conrail right-of-way; (Street Bill #1535) place a drainage right-of-way, in a southeastward direction, from Northeast Boulevard below Woodhaven Road; (Street Bill #1536) place Ambassador Street, Ambassador Place, Diplomat Place and a drainage right-of-way in the vicinity of Welsh and Old Newtown Roads; (Confirmation Plan) place a cul-de-sac, Trina Drive, southeast and adjacent to the intersection of Byberry Road and Worthington Road. * Bill #1486: Change the zoning of two parcels on the southwest side Bustleton Avenue, 240 feet below Petoni Place, from R-4 Residential to R-12 Residential. * Bill #1527: Change the zoning of Willings Alley, between 3rd and 4th Streets, from C-3 Commercial to R-10 Residential. * Bill #1501: Change the zoning of a parcel at the southeast corner of Broad and Geary Streets from C-2 Commercial to R-9 Residential. * DVRPC A-95 Review for development of an eight-story, 151-unit Section 8 apartment complex, with community building and 52 on-site parking spaces, on the north side of Hunting Park Avenue between Clarissa Street and Germantown Avenue. * Bill #1534: Acquisition of three parcels west of Millbrook Road and south of Woodhaven Road for use as a park. * Proposed park acquisition at Knights Road and Poquessing Creek. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1541 and #1542) amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by transferring funds for 128 projects from FY1978; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1543 and #1544) amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by adding $8 million to “Pier – Shackamaxon and Laurel Streets;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1545 and #1546) amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by transferring $75,000 from “Fire Training College” to “Fire Station – Vicinity of Pennypack Circle.” * Proposed amendment to the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget: Add $1.5 million to a new project “Installation of Energy-Saving Street Lights” to be offset by reductions in “Shady Lane,” “Trevose Road,” “Grading and Paving,” and “Lapsed Projects.” * Bills #1518 and #1519: Amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by transferring $75,000 from FY1980 to FY1979 for “New Park – Green Lane and Manayunk Avenue.” * Bill #1520: Authorize the City to accept as a gift a parcel on the southeast side of Manayunk Avenue below Green Lane for a recreational use. * Bill #1515: Authorize condemnation of 10 parcels along the Schuylkill River, between Race and South Streets, for development of part of the Schuylkill River Park. * Bill #1529: Authorize the City to convey two parcels in the vicinity of 2nd and Market Streets to the owner of 3 to 5 N. 2nd Street as part of the 2nd Street Subway Station improvements. * Bill #1502: Authorize the sale of a parcel at the southeast corner of Broad and Geary Streets. * Bill #1550: Authorize the sale of 701 N. Front Street for business expansion. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1548) confirm the sale of 1521-1531 N. 31st Street for business expansion. * Old City Historic Easement Program. 

September 21, 1978
Presentation of Free Library of Philadelphia objectives. * Minutes of the meeting of August 17, 1978. * Executive Director’s report: update on staff work with Licenses and Inspections on a landscaping ordinance. * “Northwest Institutional Corridor Plan” status report and City Plan Change to strike a portion of Penn Street between Clarkson and Chew Avenues. * Proposed Institutional Development District for Philadelphia Community College. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: ( Confirmation Plan) remove Old Line Road from Summit Avenue to the Fairmount Park Line and place a drainage right-of-way; (Confirmation Plan) remove 31st Street from Chestnut to Ludlow Streets; (Confirmation Plan) Strike and vacate Reed and Dickinson Streets, from Delaware Avenue to the pierhead line of the Delaware River, and establish drainage, water and gas rights-of-way; (Confirmation Plan) revise curb lines and grades of Pattison Avenue, from Front Street to Delaware Avenue, and of Delaware Avenue from Pattison Avenue to a point 300 feet north of Packer Avenue; (Confirmation Plan) strike and abandon a 60-foot right-of-way in the former bed of 37th Street between Market and Filbert Streets; (Confirmation Plan) strike Hope Street between Huntingdon Street and Lehigh Avenue; (Confirmation Plan) strike and vacate portions of Dillman and Fontain Streets, and relocate a portion of Fontain Street, near Diamond and Philip Streets; (Confirmation Plan)strike Summer Street between 17th and 18th Street and establish a new drainage right-of-way in its place; (Confirmation Plan) strike Delancey Street between Rosewood Street and Broad Street and establish a new drainage right-of-way in its place; (Confirmation Plan) place three new streets, Cardella Street, Cardella Place and Blakeslee Drive on the City Plan near Byberry Road and Philmont Avenue. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #78-0645, build five single family attached dwellings, with eight accessory off-street parking spaces, at the southwest corner of Front and Delancey Streets. * Bill #1578: Change the zoning of properties on the north side of Willings Alley, between 3rd and 4th Streets, from C-3 Commercial to R-10A Residential. * Revised Preliminary Plat, northeast of Stevens Road, from Ina Drive to Worthington Road: Build 71 single family detached dwellings. City Plan Change: place a 70-foot-wide street and drainage right-of-way in the area east of Roosevelt Boulevard north of Woodhaven Avenue. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1554) place a drainage right-of-way on the City Plan northeast of Red Lion Road and Northeast Boulevard; (Street Bill #1586) revise the curb grades on the City Plan #398 in the area east of Pine Road and Kings Oak Lane North; (Street Bill #1595) relocate the westerly curb line of Broad Street south of Vine Street; (Property Bill #1573) confirm the sale of 1610 Wallace Street for residential development; (Property Bill #1574) confirm the sale of 1437 N. 30th Street for residential rehabilitation; (Property Bill #1574) confirm the sale of 1437 N. 30th Street for housing rehabilitation. * Bill #1579: Confirm the sale of 229 Green Street for business expansion. * Bill #1564: Authorize the sale of 2609 Ellsworth Street. * Bill #1515: Authorize condemnation of ten parcels along the Schuylkill River, between Race and South Streets, for an addition to the Schuylkill River Park. * Bill #1420: Authorize the sale of 1215 Carpenter Street for use as a parking lot. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1559 and #1560) amend the Capital Program and Budget by transferring $463,000 from “Shady Lane,” “Trevose Road,” and “Grading and Paving” to a new project “Installation of Energy-Saving Street Lights.” * Proposed Amendment to the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget: Increase “Southwest Water Pollution Control Plant – Pollution Abatement Program” by $7.7 million. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (West Poplar Urban Renewal Area, unit #4) contract for construction of ten two and three-story buildings containing 140 Section 8 apartments and 140 parking spaces on parcel #2, southwest corner of 12th Street and Fairmount Avenue; (Wister Urban Renewal Area) contract for the construction of 200 Section 8 rental units on 23 parcels with 200 spaces. * Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Fifth amended Redevelopment Proposal, to permit acquisition of an additional 143 properties primarily for rehabilitation, change the reuse of 2641, 2645 and 2647 Wilder Street, 2950 Reed Street, 2927-2931 Reed Street and 3225 Tasker Street, delete 2651 Dickinson Street from Parcel #117, and delete the striking of 30th Street from Titan to Oakford Streets. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Contract for construction of two single family units with off-street parking at 1045-1047 Lombard Street. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Disposition Supplement establishing development controls for Parcels #16C and #16F, southeast corner of 19th and North Streets. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Powelton Apartments, 3301-3315 Powelton Avenue: Rehabilitate seven three-story brick structures, containing 42 one-bedroom units. * Release of Old City Study. 

October 5, 1978
Minutes of the meeting of September 21, 1978. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1563) authorize the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to purchase a Redevelopment Authority parcel near 70th Street and Essington Avenue for industrial development. * Bill #1565: Confirm the sale of 717 S. 20th Street for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #1593: Authorize the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to purchase a 21-acre parcel on the southeast side of Delaware Avenue, northeast of Castor Avenue through to the Delaware River, for expansion of the Tioga Marine Terminal. * Bill #1600: Authorize the City to sell to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development at 24-acre parcel near the southwest corner of Delaware and Oregon Avenues for construction of a yeast manufacturing plant. * Bill #1598: Authorize the City to accept as a gift 401-415 N. Delaware Avenue to retain for port-related activity. * Bill #1599: Authorize the sale of 609 S. Hancock Street for construction of a single-family dwelling. * Bill #1608: Authorize the purchase of a building on the northwest corner of 25th Street and Fairmount Avenue through to 26th Street, the Fidelity Mutual Building. * Vacant Property Review Committee acceptance of fee simple title to a vacant lot at 4712 Pulaski Avenue for park purposes. * Capital Program and Budget amendment: Add $800,000 to “Reconstruction and Rehabilitation of Streets.” * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plan) revise the lines and grades on portions of American Street between Cadwallader Street and Indiana Avenue; (Zoning Bill #1606) change the zoning of portions of an area bounded by Parkside Avenue, Belmont Avenue, Girard Avenue, Lancaster Avenue, 52nd Street, Conrail and Bryn Mawr Avenue in West Parkside; (Zoning Bill #1609) change the zoning of a parcel at the southwest corner of Front Street and Delancey Street from C-2 Commercial to R10A Residential. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #78-1062, 3428 Rhawn Street, for a use certificate for a denture clinic and accessory lab. * Bill #1587: Amend the C-2, C-3 and C-7 Commercial Districts by adding and deleting certain use regulations. * Fox Chase II Remapping. * Lower Burholme Remapping. * Bill #1571: Revise the streets in an area northeast of the intersection of Ayrdale Road and Lykens Lane. * Confirmation Plan: Revise lines and grades of Port Royal Avenue from Ridge Avenue to Old Line Road. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Five contracts for addition to rear yards, in the rear of 1134 Waverly Street. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Contract for rehabilitation of 218-220 S. 18th Street. * Bill #1617: Authorize the Redevelopment Authority to convey approximately 70 acres southwest of Lindbergh Boulevard to the U.S. Department of Interior for use as a buffer for the Tinicum Wildlife Preserve. * Whitman Urban Renewal Area: Contract for construction of a nursing home at 2515-2519 S. 4th Street. * Portion of Final Plat, 29th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. * Presentation on Regional Econometric Model. 

October 19, 1979
Minutes of the meeting of October 5, 1978. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1621 and #1622) amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and the FY1979 Capital Budget by increasing “Southwest Water Pollution Control Plant – Pollution Abatement Program” by $7.7 million; (Property Bill #1625) purchase, in lieu of condemnation, a parcel at the corner of 59th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard for the Airport High Speed Line; (Property Bill #1628) authorize the City to declare its intent to acquire a parcel at the southwest corner of 17th and Spring Garden Streets to permit the Community College to expand. * Bill #1627: Authorize the sale of 2065 Ridge Avenue to Miriam S. Willis for residential and commercial rehabilitation. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Meyer Jack Crocufsky, for 901 Lombard Street, for construction of a single family house. * South Central Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Contract and Disposition Supplement with Robert Lee Barrett for 1241 Montrose Street, for development of a residential side yard. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: Change the reuse of properties along the southerly side of the 3400 block of Sansom Street from institutional reuse to commercial/residential reuse. * Melville City/State Urban Renewal Area: Contract for development of a five-car parking lot in the arear of a church at 4545-4547 Woodland Avenue. * West Mill Creek Urban Renewal Area: Sixth amended Urban Renewal Plan, to revise the land use for Parcel #6, at the northwest corner of 51st Street and Westminster Avenue, from residential to commercial to facilitate expansion of a hotel. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #1632) repeal a previous ordinance, Bill #1539, to permit the Redevelopment Authority to select a new developer for construction of 87 single family attached dwellings on ten parcels. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Contract for the construction of 87 turnkey housing units on six parcels in an area bounded by Brown Street, 19th Street, Capitol Street and Fairmount Avenue. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1614) strike Mayland Street and Tulpehocken Street between Anderson Street and Crittenden Street. * Confirmation Plan: Revise the lines and grades of Port Royal Avenue from Ridge Avenue to Old Line Road. * Revised Portion of Final Plat, westerly side of Frankford Avenue north of Grant Avenue: Increase the number of units from 376 to 378 by replacing a single and a semi-detached duplex with four attached row duplexes. * Kensington and Allegheny Parking Recommendations. 

November 2, 1978
Minutes of the meeting of October 19, 1978. * Executive Director’s Report: 20th and Brown housing proposal meeting; Commission staff contribution to keeping Saratoga Work at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. * Report on schedule for Comprehensive Planning Policies. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plan) place Stella Street from 21st Street to Van Pelt Street; (Confirmation Plan) place Ayrdale Place in the vicinity of Ayrdale Road and Lykens Lane; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1640 and #1641) amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by adding a project “Acquisition of Property – 25th Street and Fairmount Avenue” in the amount of $1.1 million; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1642 and #1643) amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by adding a project “Reconstruction and Rehabilitation of Streets – Federal Urban System” in the amount of $2.6 million, and decreasing three projects, “Trevose Road,” “Streets and Urban Renewal Areas,” and “Grading and Paving” by a total of $800,000. * Proposed amendment to the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget: Add funding to “Roof Replacement – 13th and Race Streets.” * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1649) authorize condemnation of a nine-acre parcel on the west side of Pine Road, north of Pennypack Creek, for a park. * Bill #1648: Authorize the sale of 625-629 N. Front Street for business expansion. 

November 16, 1978
Minutes of the meeting of November 2, 1978. * Bill #1655: Authorize the sale of 1736 Catharine Street. * Bill #1650: Authorize the sale of two vacant lots on the northeast side of Frontenac Street northeast of Tustin Road for residential construction. * Bill #1671: Authorize the sale of 3614 Spring Garden Street for a residential side yard. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1664) revise Northeast Boulevard from Bustleton Avenue to Woodhaven Road; (City Plan Change) revise the curb grades in the vicinity of the intersection of Pine Road and Kings Oak Lane. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #78-1417, southwest corner of 19th Street and Market Street through to 20th and Ludlow Streets, for construction of a public parking lot. * Manayunk Zoning Remapping Proposal: Area bounded by Manayunk Avenue, Shurs Lane, the Schuylkill River, Fountain Street, Umbria Street and Hermitage Street. * Bustleton II Zoning Remapping Proposal: Area bounded by Red Lion Road, Verree Road, Alburger Avenue and the Montgomery County Line. * Proposed City Plan Change: Revise the lines of Pine Road from Moredon Road to Lee Lynn Lane. * Proposed City Plan Change: Revise and open portions of Byberry Road from Audubon Avenue to Philmont Avenue by reducing Byberry Road from 70 feet to 60 feet. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike Huron Street from Willow Grove Avenue to Hartwell Lane. * Proposed City Plan Change: Abandon a drainage right-of-way at a point on the southwesterly side of Umbria Street northwest of Domino Lane, and extending southwesterly to the Conrail right-of-way. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Memphis Street from Venango Street to Castor Avenue. * Revised Preliminary Plat, internal area in a block bounded by Midvale Avenue, Conrail, Indian Queen Lane and Ridge Avenue: Construct 43 single-family attached dwellings on 3.7 acres. * Portion of Final Plat, north side of Ayrdale Road east of Ridge Avenue, and east side of Lykens Lane north of Bells Mill Road: Construct two single family detached dwellings as part of a 13-unit subdivision. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Verona Apartments, 4715 and 4723 Walnut Street: Rehabilitate a 118-unit apartment complex. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Red Lion Apartments, 3355 Red Lion Road: Rehabilitate two apartment buildings containing 294 units. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for The Franklin House, on the northwest corner of 34th and Chestnut Streets: Construction of an apartment building containing 248 units, commercial development and a parking garage. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Elmira Jeffries Memorial Home, 1512-1514 N. 15th Street: Construction of a 180-bed, four-story nursing home. * “Equal Opportunity in Housing” report.

December 7, 1978
Minutes of the meeting of November 16, 1978. * Executive Director’s report: Commission meeting schedule for 1979; Copies of “An Urban Strategy” available to Commissioners; “Equal Opportunity in Housing” report update. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Final Plat and Confirmation Plan, southwest corner of Welsh and Old Newtown Roads) build 76 single family, semi-detached dwellings and 36 two-family, semi-detached dwellings; (Confirmation Plan) strike a portion of Kelso Street, place Ronnie Circle, and place a drainage right-of-way in the area eastwardly from the intersection of Ronnie Circle and Lykens Lane; (Confirmation Plan) reduce the width of the sidewalk on Delaware Avenue by 24 feet from the southwesterly side of Castor Avenue to a point 167 feet northeast. * Revised Preliminary Plat, internal parcel bounded by Midvale Avenue, Conrail, Indian Queen Lane and Ridge Avenue: For construction of 43 single family attached dwellings on two cul-de-sac streets. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike Huron Street from Willow Grove Avenue to Hartwell Lane. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Latimer Street from 12th to Fawn Streets. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike a portion of Bristol and Duncan Streets, and strike and vacate a portion of Belgrade Street, in an area bounded by Croyden Street, Richmond Street, I-95 and Orthodox Street. * Proposed Bridge: Construct a three-story bridge across 17th Street, 26 feet south of Spring Garden Street. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #5: Contract for the rehabilitation of 3202, 3212 and 3226 Powelton Avenue into two two-family dwellings and one four-family dwelling. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Ninth modification to the Urban Renewal Plan, to change the land use form clearance to rehabilitation for seven properties. * Southwest Temple Urban Renewal Area: Modify the Redevelopment Agreement to permit parking and open space on Parcel #1, within the block bounded by Broad Street, Columbia Avenue, Oxford Street and Park Avenue, and to permit parking on Parcel #4, in the block bounded by 12th Street, Norris Street, Camac Street and Diamond Street. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1680) authorize the purchase, in lieu of condemnation, of a 7.7-acre parcel bounded by Shelmire Avenue, Calvert Street, Faunce Street and Bradford Street; (Property Bill #1650) authorize the sale of two lots on the northwest side of Frontenac Street northeast of Tustin Street for residential construction; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1688 and #1689) amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by transferring $35,000 from “Police Warehouse – Highway Patrol Headquarters Replacement” to “Roof Replacement – 13th and race Streets.” * Bills #1678 and #1678: Amend the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget by adding $75,000 to “Deerpath lane and Chalfont Drive Playground Improvements.” * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Hawthorne Mews, 4901 Stenton Avenue: Rehabilitation of the industrial and commercial buildings at the former Leeds and Northrup Plant into 215 apartment/townhouse units.

December 21, 1978
Minutes of the meeting of December 7, 1978. * Adoption of Schedule of Commission Meetings for 1979. * Executive Director’s update: Bill #1706: Redevelopment Contract for construction of 120 single family attached dwellings on six parcels of vacant land between Oregon Avenue, Porter Street, Front Street and the rear lot lines of properties on 2nd Street. * Bill #1710: Amend the Redevelopment Contract for the Whitman Urban Renewal Area requiring the construction of scattered site residential units in lieu of the proposed 120 attached family dwellings. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plan) place a dead-end turnaround, Ogden Street, from 29th Street to a point 224 feet east, in an area southwardly from the intersection of 29th and Poplar Streets; (Street Bill #1703) authorize revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan in the area northwest of Ian Drive and Stevens Road; (Street Bill #1708) authorize widening Rodman Street from 19th to 20th Street. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike Huron Street from Willow Grove Avenue to Hartwell Lane. * Portion of Revised Final Plat, northeast of Ashton and Woodbridge Roads: Increase the number of units in a subdivision by 14. * Revised Final Plat for Brookhaven, west side of Frankford Avenue north of Grant Avenue: Replace 12 end-of-row, two-family dwellings and 39 single family attached dwellings with 43 attached two-family dwellings. * Revised Final Plat for Eastwick Stage II, Sections 31 through 33, area northeast of 82nd Street and Lindbergh Boulevard: Build 150 single family attached dwellings. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1712) confirm the sale of a vacant fire station at 1026-1028 Belmont Avenue for a church meeting place and community center. * Bill #1705: Convey 2300 N. Bouvier Street to the Redevelopment Authority for recreation. * Bill #1707: Authorize the sale of 2026 South Street. * Bill #1711: Authorize the sale of 421 N. 42nd Street for residential rehabilitation. * Proposed amendment to the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget: Increase “Branch Library Air Conditioning – Richmond Branch” by $22,000 and decrease “Eastwick Branch Library.” * Proposed amendment to the FY1979-1984 Capital Program and FY1979 Capital Budget: Transfer $600,000 from “Acquisition and Rehabilitation of Vacant Properties” to “Acquisition and Rehabilitation – Philadelphia Development Corporation” and “Site Improvements – Community Development Program.” * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #1701) amend the Washington Square East Urban Renewal Plan, unit #3, by increasing the floor area ratio and height limit for the proposed garage at the southeast corner of 8th and Delancey Streets, and by increasing the height limit in the 700 block of Spruce Street. * Franklin Urban Renewal Area: Plans for the construction of a warehouse on Parcel #11A, northeast corner of 8th and Willow Streets. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Fourth modification of the Urban Renewal Plan, to change the land use from Commercial to Semi-Public Institutional for Parcel #33, northwest corner of 36th and Chestnut Streets. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Final Plat, southeast of the intersection of Byberry and Worthington Roads, 120 feet south of Worthington Road) Build 62 semi-detached single family dwellings on 10 acres. 


1977
January 6, 1977
Minutes of the meeting of December 2, 1976. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #485) confirm the sale of 114 Olive Street; (Property Bill #494) authorize condemnation of 2441-2447 N. Philip Street for accessory parking to a fire station a 2nd and York Streets; (Property Bill #508) confirm the sale of 2120-2122 N. 12th Street for private parking for a church at 12th and Diamond Streets; (Property Bill #509) authorize condemnation of 1025-1027 Mifflin Street, 1029-1033 Mifflin Street and 1827 S. 11th Street to be used for construction of a recreation facility at 11th and Mifflin Streets; (Redevelopment Bill #478) Redevelopment Proposal, Urban Renewal Plan and Relocation Plan for the east Venango Industrial Urban Renewal Area; (Redevelopment Bill #476) authorize the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation to purchase fee simple title to approximately 37 acres in Stage B Industrial section of the Eastwick Redevelopment Area; (Redevelopment Bill #504) amend an ordinance which approved the Redevelopment Proposal and Relocation Plan for the Tioga Redevelopment Area, Woodstock Urban Renewal Area, by adding nine properties for acquisition and rehabilitation, and changing the proposed use of the property from commercial to residential; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #488 and #489) increase by $50,000 in Federal funds “Edgar Allen Poe House restoration;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #505 and #506) decrease “Memorial Hall Locker Improvements” by $27,000 in State funds and increase the same project by the $27,000 in private funds; (Street Bill #492) revise streets in the vicinity of Burholme and Solly Avenues; (Confirmation Plans) revise the City Plan along Bustleton Avenue from the New York Short Line to Proctor Road; revise the City Plan by removing the Northeast Freeway from the New York Short Line to Southampton Road by restoring the City Plan to its prior condition, and retaining Northeast Boulevard from Bustleton Avenue to Woodhaven Road. * Bill #465: Authorize the City to sell 1824 Ridge Avenue to Reverend Harris for use as a storefront church. * Bill #466: Authorize the City to sell 1526 N. 17th Street to Reverend Harris for use as a storefront church. * Bill #484: Authorize the City to sell 1313 South Street to Lawrence Young for use as a new medical center. * Bill #490: Authorize the City to sell 2712-2718 2nd Street to Juan Ibanez for use as an auto parts store. * Bill #495: Authorize the City to sell a former tot lot at 1626-1632 Federal Street to James Hawkins for use as private parking for a business. * Bill #498: Authorize the condemnation of a 2.7-acre piece of ground along the Manayunk Canal, northwest of Parker Avenue and Umbria Street, for a proposed park. * Bill #501: Authorize the City to enter into an agreement with the School District to exchange a 20,000-square foot parcel at 47th and Chestnut Streets for the District’s 25,000-square foot parcel at the northeast corner of Rennard and Ferndale Streets for use as parking on the first parcel and a fire house on the second. * Bills #513 and #514: Amend the Capital Program and Budget by deleting “Driveway Lighting” by $200,000 and increasing Traffic Signals – New Locations,” “Traffic Signals – Replacement,” and Secondary Street Lighting” by a combined $200,000. * Bills #515 and #516: Increase the Capital Program and Budget by $829,500 of self-sustaining loan funds to pay for completion of the terminal expansion and modernization at Philadelphia International Airport. * School District request to review a proposal to purchase 1202-1206 Washington Lane for the J.E. Hill School replacement. * Report on the Chart House Proposal at the former Mariner Church. * Redevelopment Proposals for Community Development Year II activities: Amend seven Urban Renewal Area plans and Redevelopment Proposals, and acquire 158 properties in Haddington, units #1, #2, and #3, Mantua, Nicetown, Morton, Pennsport, and South Central. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and the Ottaviano family to allow construction of a duplex dwelling at 276 S. 3rd Street. * Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Marion Santos for rehabilitation of 5603 Greene Street for commercial use. * Eastwick Urban Renewal Area: Fourth amendment to the Urban Renewal Plan, to change the land use of four parcels in the vicinity of Dicks Avenue, 63rd Street, Eastwick Avenue and 64th Street from Residential to Public-Recreational. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Wister II on the 40 block of Wister Street: Build 46 Section 8 units in 12 buildings. * Final Plat, Eastwick Redevelopment Area, 84th Street and Suffolk Place: For construction of 39 single family attached dwellings. * Final Plat, Eastwick Redevelopment Area, Upper Residential Stage II, Section #31, both sides of Chelwynde Avenue north of 82nd Street: For construction of three groups of attached single family townhouses with 19 units. * Final Plat, Eastwick Redevelopment Area, Upper Residential Stage II, Section #33, both sides of Chelwynde Avenue between 82nd and 83rd Streets: For construction of five groups of attached single family townhomes with 36 units. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #76-1830, southwest corner of Canterbury Road and Legion Street, erect 12 single family attached dwellings. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #76-1381, west side of Legion Street, 87 feet south of Canterbury Road, erect three attached, and one detached, multi-family dwellings with 44 dwellings units and off-street parking. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #76-1373, southeast corner of 12th and Arch Street, convert 78,000-square feet of unused basement storage into a 167-car capacity public parking garage. * Proposed amendment to the FY1977-1982 Capital Program and FY1977 Capital Budget: Increase “Exhibition and Convention Hall – Improvements” by $515,000 and decrease “Pennsylvania Hall” by the same amount. * Proposed amendment to the FY1977-1982 Capital Program and FY1977 Capital Budget: Increase the Program and Budget by $7.6 million in Federal Public Works funds for “New Fire Station Construction – 2 and York Streets,” Construction of two horse stables – Fairmount Park,” Construction of Detention Medical Center and Psychiatric Facility,” Construction of Municipal Piers Sewage System,” and “Central Library Renovation – Logan Square.” * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: Seven privately-owned gift lots to be transferred to the City for land banking; Seven privately owned gift properties to be transferred to the City for demolition and land banking; Three Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferred to the City for land banking; 27 Housing and Urban Development properties, in North Philadelphia and West Kensington, to be transferred through the City to private owners; 14 Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferred through the City to the Allegheny West Foundation for rehabilitation; 3004 Stillman Street, a Housing and Urban Development property, to be transferred to Neighborhood Housing Services for rehabilitation; 10 privately-owned gift properties to be transferred through the City to private owners for rehabilitation; 2554 N. 8th Street to be transferred through the City to a private owner for rehabilitation and owner occupancy.

February 3, 1977
Minutes of the meeting of January 6, 1977. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #512) change the zoning in an area bounded by Germantown Avenue, Washington Lane, Wayne Avenue, Conrail and Johnson Street; (Street Bill #520) remove from the City Plan Noble Street from 3rd to American Streets, and Bodine Street from Willow to Noble Streets; (Street Bill #523) place on the City Plan Ferndale Street from Rennard Street to Waring Street; (Street Bill #531) strike and vacate Caledonia Street from Bishop’s Lane to Ridge Avenue, and strike Bishop’s Lane from Manatawna Avenue to Caledonia Street; (Zoning Bill #533) revise streets in an area northwest of Cathedral Road and northeast of Hagys Mill Road; (Property Bill #517) confirm the sale of 3503 Wharton Street for accessory parking for a business; (Property Bill #519) confirm the sale of 1211 W. Brown Street for expansion of a funeral chapel; (Redevelopment Bill #525) seventh amendment of the Redevelopment Proposal and 7th amendment of the Urban Renewal Plan, to acquire 12 additional properties for rehabilitation in the Morton Redevelopment Area; (Redevelopment Bill #526) seventh amendment of the Redevelopment Proposal and the 7th amendment of the Urban Renewal Plan, to acquire 28 properties in the Nicetown Urban Renewal Area; (Redevelopment Bill #528) fourth amendment to the Urban Renewal Plan and 3rd amendment to the Redevelopment Proposal, to acquire 37 properties for rehabilitation in the South Central Urban Renewal Area; (Redevelopment Bill #538) fifth amendment of the Redevelopment Proposal and the 5th amendment of the Urban Renewal Plan, to acquire 31 properties for rehabilitation in the Haddington Urban Renewal Area; (Redevelopment Bill #539) fourth amendment to the Redevelopment Proposal and 3rd amendment to the Relocation Plan, to acquire 15 properties in the Haddington Urban Renewal Area, units #2 and #3; (Redevelopment Bill #540) fourth amendment to the Redevelopment Proposal and the 2nd amendment of the Urban Renewal Plan, to acquire 33 properties in the Morton Urban Renewal Area; (Confirmation Plans) revise the lines and grades of the area bounded by Wolf Street, Weccacoe Avenue, Oregon Avenue and Vandalia Street by removing unneeded streets for industrial consolidation; revise the lines and grades of Delaware Avenue from Vine Street to Walnut Street, and strike, vacate and revise streets to conform with existing conditions; revise lines and grades of Delaware Avenue from Walnut Street to Queen Street, and strike, vacate and revise streets to conform with existing conditions. * Recommendation for Old City consultant. * Review draft of Old City Publication. * Bill #530: Change the zoning of a parcel at the northwest corner of Ridge Avenue and Cathedral Road to permit construction of a life-care facility. * Bill #532: Revise the streets in an area lying southwest of, and adjacent to, the intersection of Cathedral Road and the westerly side of Ridge Avenue. * Bill 3522: Authorize the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to purchase 102 acres near Northeast Boulevard and Woodhaven Road from Penn industrial Associates. * Bill #510: Authorize the City to sell 5943 Spring Street for use as an accessory two-car garage and a rear yard. * Bill #527: Authorize the Mayor to file an application for $57 million for Third Year Community Development activities. * Preliminary Plat, west side of Pine Road, approximately 200 feet south of Moredon Road: Subdivide a five-acre parcel into 15 lots to construct 14 single family detached houses on two private roads. * Proposed City Plan Change: Revise the curb grades of Leonard Street from Cheltenham Avenue to Van Kirk Street. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan the northernmost approximately 12 feet of Pennsylvania Avenue from 19th to 20th Street. * Eastwick Urban Renewal Area: Fourth amendment to the Urban Renewal Plan, to change the land use of four parcels in the vicinity of Dicks Avenue, 63rd Street, Eastwick Avenue and 64th Street, from Residential to Public-Recreational. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Elayne Hankin, for construction of a single family townhouse at 640 Spruce Street. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Wister II: Build 46 units of Section 8 rental housing in 12 buildings. * Proposed amendment to the FY1977-1982 Capital Program and FY1977 Capital Budget: Increase “Sewers for New Development” by $700,000 and decrease “Sewers to Relieve Sanitary Conditions and to Permit Paving” by the same amount. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: Six privately-owned gift properties to be transferred to the City for land banking or the Lot Transfer Program; 538 Winton Street, a privately-owned gift property, to be transferred to the City for land banking; 24 Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferred to the City for land banking or the Lot Transfer Program; 3052 N. Percy Street, a Housing and Urban Development property, to be transferred to the City for land banking; a privately-owned gift property, at the northwest side of Tabor Road, between Tacony Creek and Garland Street,  to be transferred to the Fairmount Park Commission; Nine Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferred through the City to private owners for owner-occupancy; 12 privately-owned gift properties to be transferred through the City to private owners for owner-occupancy; 922 N. 4th Street and 2335-2337 N. 6th Street, City owned properties, to be transferred through the City to private owners for rehabilitation and owner-occupancy. * Nomination and election of new Commission Chairperson.

February 17, 1977
Minutes of the meeting of February 3, 1977. * Nomination and election of new Commission Chairperson. * Recommended FY1978-1983 Capital Program and Budget. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #546) authorize the condemnation of 4375-4377 Main Street, 107 Levering Street, 109 Levering Street and 109 Ring Street for parking; (Property Bill #547) authorize purchase, in lieu of condemnation, of 102 Ring Street, 103 Ring Street, 105, Ring Street, 107 Ring Street and 4364 Cresson Street for parking; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #559 and #560) amend the Capital Program and Budget by decreasing “Pennsylvania Hall” by $515,000 and increasing “Exhibition and Convention Halls – Improvements” by $515,000; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #561 and #562) amend the Capital Program and Budget by providing Federal funds for five Public Works projects in the amount of $7.6 million; (Confirmation Plans0 strike from the City Plan 37th Street from Market to Chestnut Streets. * Bill #545: Amend Chapter 14-1600 of the Philadelphia Code, pertaining to Miscellaneous Zoning and Planning, by adding a Section 14-1605 entitled “Regulated Uses”, by providing for certain restrictions in the location of adult book stores, adult mini-motion picture theaters, adult motion picture theaters, amusement arcades, cabarets, massage businesses, pawn shops and pool or billiard halls. * Bill #556: Amend Chapter 14-200 of the Philadelphia Code, relating to Residential Districts, by repealing Section 14-207 R-16 Residential District and adding a Section 14-207 R-6 Residential District, which would permit the erection, construction, alteration or use of buildings and/or land for detached, semi-detached and attached single family dwellings. * Bill #542: Declare the unopened portion of Adams Avenue, from Church Street to Ruan Street, including the area adjacent to a curved house line, owned by the City of Philadelphia, to be legally open for physical improvement. * Bill #543: Authorize the City to execute and deliver to the Redevelopment Authority, without consideration, a deed conveying fee simple title to 1401 S. 32nd Street for public open space. * Bills #548 through #554: Authorize the sale of seven surplus properties, in the 1200 block, north side, of Poplar Street, for the proposed construction of a church. * Bill #563: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to enter into a grant contract, on behalf of the City, with the Administrator of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration of the United States of America for an Urban Mass Transportation Capital Improvement Project related to financing a 1.8-mile, four-track commuter rail tunnel connecting the Penn Central and Reading Commuter Systems, and authorize a supporting agreement with the President of the Pennsylvania Transportation Assistance Authority of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Fifth modification to the Urban Renewal Plan, to change the proposed reuse from demolition to rehabilitation for 1201-1215 Locust Street, 238-248 S. 8th Street and 712 Addison Street, and to use 507-509 S. 8th Street as a parking area for the Society Hill Playhouse. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Redevelopment Agreement to construct a three-story dwelling with medical offices at 743 Spruce Street. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, Area #3: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Pflaumer and Sons, for the area bounded by Mascher Street, Jefferson Street, Howard Street and N. Master Street, for construction of a 56,000-square foot warehouse with loading docks. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for West Wind Apartments, Welsh Road and Donaldson Street: For construction of two 30-family walk up units. * Preliminary Plat, internal parcel, containing 3.7 acres, in an area bounded by Indian Queen Lane, the Norristown Branch of Conrail, and Midvale Avenue: For construction of 51 single family attached houses. * Proposed amendment to the FY1977-1982 Capital Program and Budget: Increase funding for “Park Development – Tabor Road and Garland Street” by $140,000 and decrease “Athletic Play Area – 53rd Street and Parkside Avenue by the same amount. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: Nine privately-owned lots to be transferred to the City for land banking and/or the Lot Transfer Program; Four privately-owned gift properties to be transferred to the City for demolition and land banking or the Lot Transfer Program; 2819 N. Orianna Street, a Housing and Urban Development property, for transfer to the City for land banking; 15 Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferred through the City to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 2453 Fairhill Street and 726 W. Huntingdon Street, Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation properties, to be transferred through the City to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 11 privately-owned gift properties to be transferred through the City to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 3891 Glendale Street to be transferred through the City to private owners for improvement; 3829 Baring Street to be transferred from the City to a private owner for use as a side yard; Former Stetson Hat Factory at 5th Street and Montgomery Avenue, and Former Bayuk Cigar Factory at 9th Street and Columbia Avenue, for acceptance into City ownership for transfer and development.

March 3, 1977
Minutes of the meeting of February 17, 1977. * Annual Update of the Comprehensive Plan. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #567) revise streets near Springview Road and Alicia Street; (Proposed City Plan Changes) provide a drainage right-of-way to accommodate new sewers constructed within the Gallery between Market and Arch Streets; remove an unneeded Street, Ring Street, within the Manayunk Main Street business area; revise the curb elevations of Collom, Rufe and Wister Streets; (Confirmation Plans) provide a turn-off lane on the west side of Roosevelt Boulevard north of Cottman Avenue. * Bill #582: Authorize C Schmidt & Sons, Inc., to construct and maintain a pipe bridge over and across Van Horn Street west of Hancock Street. * Proposed Final Plats, Gibbs Place west of 8th Street, and Brunswick Place and Suffolk Place: For construction of 546 attached single-family townhouses on 3.4-acres. * Proposed Preliminary Plat, east side of Pine Road, north of Moredun Road: Subdivide an 11-acre parcel into 12 lots for sale. * South Central West II Zoning Remapping for an area bounded by South Street, Broad Street, Washington Avenue and Grays Ferry Avenue. * Pennsport Urban Renewal Area: Third amended Redevelopment Proposal and 2nd amended Urban Renewal Plan, to acquire 253 and 255 McClellan Street for clearance. * Eastwick Urban Renewal Area: Fourth amendment to the Urban Renewal Plan, to change the land use of four parcels near Dicks Avenue, 63rd Street, Eastwick Avenue and 64th Street, from Residential to Public-Recreation. * Proposed amendment to the FY1977-1982 Capital Program and FY1977 Capital Budget: Change the title of “Boys Clubs- Sites to be Selected” to “Boys Clubs and other Recreation Agencies” and increase the project by $400,000 to construct a community center at 1150-1152 S. Broad Street. *  Proposed amendment to the FY1977-1982 Capital Program and FY1977 Capital Budget: Increase “Improvement to Existing Facilities – Recreation Department” by $200,000 to make minor improvements to recreational facilities. * Proposed amendment to the FY1977-1982 Capital Program and FY1977 Capital Budget: Change the source of funding for “Disston Park – Keystone and Levick Streets” from Federal to City funds and decrease “Schuylkill River Park Development – Walnut Street to John F. Kennedy Boulevard” by $282,000. * Proposed amendment to the FY1977-1982 Capital Program and FY1977 Capital Budget: Add “Detention Center -Medical and Psychiatric Facility” in the amount of $285,000 and decrease “Riverview Renovations” by the same amount. * Proposed amendment to the FY1977-1982 Capital Program and FY1977 Capital Budget: Increase “Youth Study Center” by $950,000. * Report on Stetson and Bayuk complexes. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Queen’s Village Apartments between 3rd Street, 4th Street, Catharine Street and Fitzwater Street: For construction of 35 buildings containing 70 rental units.

March 17, 1977
Minutes of the meeting of March 3, 1977. * Resignation of Deputy Executive Director. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plans) strike a small portion of a paper Street, Arendell, and revise the grades; revise the curb lines from 60th to 66th Streets; place new streets in an area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Hendrix Street, Kelvin Avenue and a property line northeast of Densmore Road; remove streets from a cemetery at Cheltenham and Frankford Avenues; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #600 and #601) increase the project “Sewers for New Development” by $700,000 and decrease “Sewers to Relieve Unsanitary Conditions and permit Paving” by the same amount; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #603 and #604) increase the project “Park Development – Tabor Road and Garland Street” by $140,000 and decrease “Athletic Play Area – 53rd Street and Parkside Avenue” by the same amount; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #605 and #606) change the title of the project “Boys Clubs – Sites to be Selected” to “Boys Clubs and other Recreation Agencies” and increase this project by $400,000 in City grant revenue. * Cobbs Creek Court Apartment Rehabilitation, 6231-6241 Chestnut Street: Rehabilitate a five-story, 79-unit apartment building. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Mr. and Mrs. Winig, for the construction of an addition to a home at 820 Lombard Street. * Bill #592: Authorize purchase, in lieu of condemnation, a portion of a lumber yard for slope and utility easements for the 63rd Street Bridge over the Airport High Speed Line, and authorize the sale of a 21,300-square foot parcel to the lumber company. * Bill #578: Change the zoning of a 13.5-acre parcel on the northwest side of Bustleton Avenue, north of the Conrail Short Line right-of-way, from partly R-3 Residential and partly G-2 Industrial to RC-6 Residential. * Bill #545: Amend the Philadelphia Code by putting restrictions on the location of adult book stores, adult mini-motion picture theatres, amusement arcades, cabarets, massage businesses, pawn shops and pool or billiard halls. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #77-0201, northwest side of Knights Road, 1,022 feet northwest of Mechanicsville Road, erect 18 structures containing 210 apartments with 263 accessory off-street parking spaces. * Proposed amendment to the FY1977-1982 Capital Program and FY1977 Capital Budget: Add “Replace Granite Blocks Front Entrance, Police Administration Building” in the amount of $50,000, and decrease “Horse Stables – Center City” by the same amount. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, area #3: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Schmidt’s Brewery, for a 56,000-square foot parcel, in an area bounded by Mascher Street, Jefferson Street, Howard Street and Master Street, for construction of a warehouse with loading docks. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: Status report on Stetson and Bayuk complexes; 22 privately-owned gift properties for land banking and/or the Lot Transfer Program; Nine privately-owned gift properties for demolition and land banking or the Land Transfer Program; 20 Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferred through the City for rehabilitation and owner-occupancy; 21 privately-owned gift properties to be transferred through the City for rehabilitation and owner-occupancy; 1823 John Street to be used for an NHS-sponsored recreation area; 2328 N. Reese Street to be transferred from the City. 

April 7, 1977
Minutes of the meeting of March 17, 1977. * Amendment to the minutes of February 17, 1977. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #661) confirm the sale of 1007-1013 New Market Street; (Property Bill #607) authorize the condemnation of several parcels west of 58th Street and south of Lindbergh Boulevard; (Redevelopment Bill #660) third amendment of the redevelopment proposal and the amended relocation plan to acquire 253-255 McClellan Street for clearance for commercial reuse; (Zoning Bill #653) remapping for Eastwick Stage II Lower, area bounded by 84th Street, Lindbergh Boulevard, Island Avenue and Conrail; (Zoning Bill #659) remapping for Pennsport, area bounded by Washington Avenue, Front Street, Snyder Avenue and 4th Street; (Zoning Bill # 636) change the zoning on the south side of Master Street between 4th and Orianna Streets from R-10 Residential, C-2 Commercial and G-2 Industrial to R-20 Residential; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #649 and #650) decrease three projects in the Department of Recreation and one project in the Department of Welfare in the amount of $1 million and increase two projects in the Department of Recreation and one in the Department of Public Welfare in the amount of $767,000; (City Plan Change) strike and vacate streets in the vicinity of 3rd and Bigler Streets; (Confirmation Plans) strike and vacate Fairhill Street above Rodman Street; strike and vacate Naudain Street from 18th to 19th Streets. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement for the rehabilitation of 606 Spruce Street for residential use. * Property Bill #615: Authorize the purchase of 1710 N. 17th Street. * Bill #617:  Authorize the City to convey five parcels at the southeast corner of 9th and Thompson Streets, 1207 N. Darien Street, 1209 N. Darien Street, 1239 N. Darien Street and 808 W. Thompson Street to the Hospitals Authority. Bill #618: Authorize the conveyance of a parcel at the southwest corner of Passyunk Avenue and Reed Street, a portion of the former Moyamensing Prison, to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development for commercial marketing. * Bill #647: Authorize the purchase of 7310 Emlen Street for park purposes. * Bill #578: Change the zoning of a parcel on the northwest side of Bustleton Avenue north of the Conrail Short Line right-of-way from R-3 Residential and G-2 Industrial to RC-6 Residential Commercial. * School District FY1978-1983 Proposed Capital Program and FY1983 Capital Budget. * Preliminary Plat, southwest corner of County Line Road and Overhill Street: Subdivide a four-acre parcel into 19 lots for construction of 19 single family detached dwellings. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Camac Street above Somerville Avenue for the consolidation of a hospital property. * Eastwick Redevelopment Area, State IV: Redevelopment Agreement to construct a visitor’s center on a parcel and dedicate this ground to the Tinicum Wildlife Preserve. * Proposed amendments to the FY1977-1982 Capital Program and FY1982 Capital Budget: Change the funding source for “Museum of Art”; Increase “Installation of Navigational Aids – Stage II” by $68,000 and decrease “Police Headquarters” at the Philadelphia International Airport by the same amount; Change the financing of “Holmesburg Prison” and “House of Correction” from Federal to City funds in the amount of $51,000 for the former project and $535,000 for the latter project. * Status of Stetson Property.

April 21, 1977
Minutes of the meeting of April 7, 1977. * Adoption of new policy directions. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #674) place Kater Street on the City Plan between 12th Street and 11th Street; (Street Bill #675) widen the westerly side of Philip Street, from Manton Street to Sears Street, for Mummer’s Walkway; (Property Bill #672) authorize the purchase of 3001-3015 Jefferson Street for development of a recreation site; (Property Bill #687) authorize the purchase of 1720 N. 17th Street for parking for the 22nd and 23rd Police Districts; (Property Bill #688) authorize the condemnation of 1702, 1704, 1708 and 1722 N. 17th Street for parking for the 22nd and 23rd Police Districts; (Capital Program and Budget Bill #667 and #668) adopt a FY1978 Capital Budget and FY1978-1983 Capital Program; (Zoning Bill #677) change the zoning designation of an interior parcel bounded by Indian Queen Lane, Midvale Avenue and Conrail from R-5 Residential to R-10A Residential. * Release of “Number of Children Born to Philadelphia Residents 1960-1975” and “Projected Public School Enrollment Numbers November 1977- November 1983.” * School District’s FY1977-1983 Proposed Capital Budget and FY1978 Proposed Capital Program. * Bill #673: Amend an ordinance authorizing the City to purchase the Eastern State Correctional Institute, at 22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue, by increasing the amount of outstanding State bonds to be paid by the City from $151,786 to $162,526. * Redevelopment Controls for Parcel #4, at the southeast corner of 9th and Walnut Streets. * Proposed Philadelphia Electric Company high tension lines within the Spring Garden Street right-of-way. * Proposed City Plan Change: Provide for the improvement of Port Royal Avenue from Ridge Avenue to Old Line Road. * Zoning Remapping proposal for West Mount Airy III: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Germantown Avenue, Johnson Street, Conrail and Cresheim Valley Drive. * Proposed amendment to the Institutional Development District for Verree Road south of Pennypack Creek, the former Sisters of the Good Shepherd site. 

May 5, 1977
Minutes of the meeting of April 21, 1977. * Appointment of a new Commission member. * Release of “Old City Philadelphia.” * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #691) place various streets and a drainage right-of-way on the City Plan in an area southeast of, and adjacent to, the intersection formed by Ashton and Saxton Roads; (Street Bill #685) authorize the revision of curb grades of Leonard Street from Cheltenham Avenue to Van Kirk Street; (Property Bill #707) confirm the sale of 1626 through 1632 Federal Street to be used as off-street parking for a funeral home; (Bill #708) confirm the sale of 1839-1841 South Street to Graduate Hospital for their expansion; (Confirmation Plans) strike and vacate L Street, from Sedgley Avenue to the northerly right-of-way line of the Connecting Railway Company, and reserve a drainage right-of-way; remove streets in an area bounded by Levick Street, Martins Mill Road, Bingham Street, Magee Avenue and Montour Street; revise the lines and grades of Bustleton Avenue from Hendrix Street to the County Line; (City Plan Change) strike Johnson Street from Front Street to 3rd Street, and 2nd Street from Oregon Avenue to the Delaware Expressway right-of-way. * Proposed amendment to the FY1977 Capital Budget and FY1977-1982 Capital Program: Change the title of “Acquisition of FHA Repossessions” to “Acquisition of Vacant Structures – P.H.D.C.” * Bill 3689: Authorize the City to sell 1828 N. Marshall Street for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #673: Amend an ordinance authorizing the City to purchase the Eastern State Correctional Institute at 22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue by increasing the amount of outstanding state bonds, to be paid by the City, from $151,786 to $162,526. * Bill #684: Change the zoning designation from G-2 Industrial to Least Restricted Industrial in an area on the northeasterly side of 58th Street between the Consolidated Rail Corporation right-of-way and the Schuylkill River bulkhead. * West Mt. Airy Neighbors III Zoning Remapping Proposal: Make various zoning changes in an area bounded by Germantown Avenue, Johnson Street, Conrail and Cresheim Valley Drive. * Final Plat, southwest corner of Clarendon and Knights Roads: For construction of a Wawa Food Market. * Final Plat, Penrose Park, 80th Street and Mario Lanza Boulevard: Construct 170 apartment units for the elderly. * Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Fourth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 4th amended Urban Renewal Plan: Acquire 2601 Reed Street for clearance and development of a public park. * Proposed amendments to the FY1977 Capital Budget and FY1977-1982 Capital Program: Increase “Runway 9L-27R and Related Taxiways Improvement- Stage II” by $660,000 and decrease “New Airport Control Tower” by the same amount. * Increase “Housing of Correction – Development of Physical Facilities for Outdoor Program” by $111,000 and decrease “Holmesburg Prison Shower Rooms, Wash Basins and Steam Mains” by the same amount. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: 24 properties to be transferred to the City for land banking and/or transfer; 66 privately-owned gift properties to be transferred through the City for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; five City-owned properties requested for owner-occupancy and rehabilitation. * Chairman’s report on trip to San Diego for annual meeting of the American Society of Planning Officials. * Request to poll Commissioners regarding a change to the Commission meeting time.

May 19, 1977
Minutes of the meeting of May 5, 1977. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #728) confirm the sale of 2845-2855 Emerald Street for employee parking; (Property Bill #703) authorize condemnation of a parcel on the westerly side of 16th Street, approximately 83 feet north of Tioga Street through to Smedley Street; (Property Bill #738) confirm the sale of 1513 Reed Street for residential reuse; (Property Bill #748) confirm the sale of 5943 Spring Street for a garage and rear yard; (Zoning Bill #735) South Central Remapping II, for an area bounded by Broad Street, Washington Avenue, 20th Street, Catharine Street, 17th Street, Bainbridge Street, 20th Street and South Street; (Zoning Bill #736) South Central Remapping III, for an area bounded by Grays Ferry Avenue, South Street, 20th Street, Bainbridge Street, 21st Street, Catharine Street, 20th Street and Washington Avenue; (Redevelopment Bill #737) fourth amendment to the Redevelopment Proposal and the Urban Renewal Plan for the Eastwick Urban Renewal Area by changing land use from residential to public-recreational for four parcels including the northeast corner of 63rd Street and Harley Avenue, the northeast corner of 63rd Street and Eastwick Avenue, the northwest corner of 63rd Street and Dicks Avenue, and the northeast corner of 64th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #716 and #717) change a portion of the appropriation for “Art Museum Improvements” from Federal to City tax-supported loan funds; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #714 and #715) revise the FY1977 Capital Program and Budget, within the Department of Commerce, by increasing the North Philadelphia Airport Project “Installation of Navigational Aids -Stage II” by $68,000, and decreasing the Philadelphia International Airport project “Police Headquarters” by the same amount; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #718 and #719) change the funding source of two Welfare Department projects from Federal to City tax-supported; (Street Bill #721) revise the curb radii of certain streets in the East Venango Redevelopment Area; (Confirmation Plans) provide a bus loading zone at the northeast corner of Greene Street and Chelten Avenue; place on the City Plan an area for drainage purposes near Morrell Avenue northwest of Frankford Avenue; revise streets lying westwardly from the intersection of Bustleton Avenue and Denise Drive. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Leonard Zack, for 440 Spruce Street, for residential rehabilitation. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Luis Alvarez, for 806 Lombard Street, for off-street parking and a garden. * White Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and American Stores Realty Corp., for 320 Oregon Avenue, for parking. * Bill #710: Authorize the sale of 503A Fitzwater Street to increase a rear yard for 503 Fitzwater Street. * Bill #730: make various revisions to Bill #909A, Vacant Property Review Committee ordinance. Review of Councilmanic revisions to the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and Budget. * Suggested criteria for accepting large commercial properties. * Acceptance of Bayuk Cigar, 1700-1752 N. 9th Street as City property. * American Street development plan presentation. * Portion of Final Plat, Ashton Road and Woodbridge Road: Construct 25 attached two-family dwellings on Ashton Road and seven attached single family dwellings on Woodbridge Road. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan Summer Street from 17th to 18th Streets. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Camac Street from Sommerville Avenue north to a dead end. * Upper Roxborough Zoning Remapping for an area bounded by the Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line, Ridge Avenue, Port Royal Avenue, Old Line Road, Wissahickon Avenue and Shawmont Avenue. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, Unit 32: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Baker, Rothchild, Horn and Blyth, Belsinger and Dearnley, for 826 Lombard Street, for development of six single family dwellings. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: Eight privately-owned properties to be transferred to the City for land banking and/or lot transfers; 10 Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferred to the City for land banking and/or lot transfers; 23 privately-owned properties to be transferred through the City for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 11 Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferred through the City for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 2217 N 6th Street and 2024 N. Lawrence Street to be transferred from the City for rehabilitation and owner occupancy. 

June 2, 1977
Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #759) confirm the sale of 2332-2336 Perot Street; (Property Bill #762) authorize condemnation of several parcels containing approximately 20,000 square feet at the northwest corner of 36th Street and Haverford Avenue through to Mt. Vernon Street; (Property Bill #760) authorize the sale of 315 through 319 Monroe Street; (Street Bill #750) revise curb grades of Collom Street from Rubicam Street to Rufe Street, from Collom Street to Wister Street; (Street Bill #757) strike the balance of the Northeast Freeway from the City plan, near Wyoming Avenue, the Oxford Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad and I Street, to Cottman Avenue; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #765 and #766) amend the Capital Program and FY1977 Budget by increasing “Runway 91-27R” by $660,000 and decreasing “New Airport Control Tower” by the same amount; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #767 and #768) amend the Capital Program and Budget by changing the title “Acquisition of F.H.A. Repossessions” to “Acquisitions of Vacant Structures – P.H.D.C;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #769 and #770) amend the Capital Program and FY1977 Budget by increasing “House of Correction – Development of Physical Facilities for Outmate Program” by $145,000 and “Shower Room, Wash basins and Steam Mains” by $60,000; (Proposed City Plan Change) strike and vacate Spangler Street from Race Street to Powelton Avenue; (Confirmation Plan) strike and vacate Norman Street from Crefeld Street to Navajo Street, and strike Navajo Street from Norman Street to Chestnut Hill Avenue. * Bill #753: Change the designation of a parcel on the southeast corner of Red Lion Road and Roosevelt Boulevard from L-2 Limited Industrial to C-7 Commercial. * Greys Ferry Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement for 1501 S. Newkirk Street, for residential rehabilitation. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Proposed modification of the Urban Renewal Plan to reduce the price of the Musical Fund Hall, 800-810 Locust Street, and adjoining accessory parcels. * Bill #758: Authorize acceptance of a Federally-owned parcel adjacent to Old Fort Mifflin. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Darien Street from Girard Avenue to Thompson Street. * Strike from the City Plan and vacate Reed Street and Dickinson Street both from Delaware Avenue to the pierhead and bulkhead line. * City Plan Change: Revise the curb lines of Carter Road. * Selection of a consultant for conference room improvements. * Portion of Final Plat, Ashton and Woodbridge Roads: Construct 25 attached two-family dwellings on Ashton Road and seven attached single family dwellings on Woodbridge Road. * Final Plat, Eastwick Redevelopment Area, southwest corner of Island Avenue and Lindbergh Boulevard: Construct Phase I of a shopping center on a 12-acre tract. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #77-585 1701 Chestnut Street, erect an eight-foot by eight-foot photo booth with accessory signs on the same lot as a public parking lot. * Proposed amendment to the FY1977-1982 capital Program and FY1977 Capital Budget: Change the source of funding for “Acquisition of Land from Redevelopment Authority” from $1 million in Community Development money to $1.1 million in City funds. * Bill #780: Amend the FY1977-1982 Capital Program and FY1982 Capital Budget and approve a disposition agreement of the Redevelopment Authority which conveys to the City the title to the Living History Center and the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum. * Capital Program and Budget amendment: Add $9.9 million to “Capitalization of Interim Interest and/or Debt Service.” * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: For disposition of 826 Lombard Street for construction of six single family units. * Presentation of “Survey of Industry.” 

June 16, 1977
Minutes of the meetings of May 19 and June 2, 1977. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #785) place streets on the City Plan near Kings Oak Lane and Pine Road; (Street Bill #811) authorize two drainage rights-of-way east of 9th Street within the Market Street East project. * Capital Program and Budget Bills #804 and #805: amend the FY1977 Capital Budget and FY1977-1982 Capital Program by adding $9.9 million to “Interim Interest and/or Debt Service Capitalization;” Capital Program and Budget Bills #806 and #807: amend the FY1977 Capital Budget and FY1977-1982 Capital Program by changing the source of funding for “Acquisition of Land from the Redevelopment Authority” from $1 million in Community Development money to $1.1 million in City funds. * Resignation of Ted Swenson. * Retirement of David Clark. * Establishment of sub-committees for Land Disposition, Capital Program and Budget, Zoning, Subdivision and Streets, and Renewal. * Bill #784: Authorize the purchase, in lieu of condemnation, of a 4.4-acre parcel on the Poquessing Creek at Stevens Road for park land. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Modify the Urban Renewal Plan to facilitate redevelopment of the Musical Fund Hall at 800-810 Locust Street. * Zoning Remapping Proposal for Somerton III, an area bounded by Woodhaven Road, Conrail, Tomlinson Road and the Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: 10 privately-owned gift properties to be transferred to the City for land banking and/or Lot Transfer Program; Eight Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferred to the City for land banking and/or Lot Transfer Program; 25 Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferred through the City to private owners of rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 24 privately-owned gift properties to be transferred through the City to private owners of rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 1353 Germantown Avenue, 3005 and 3031 N. Hutchinson Street to be transferred from the City for rehabilitation and owner occupancy. * Construction of SEPTA storage center at Island and Elmwood Avenues, and a maintenance center at 49th Street and Woodland Avenue. * First working paper for the “701 Housing Study.” 

July 7, 1977
Minutes of the meeting of June 16, 1977. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #817) amend Bill #953 which accepted into City ownership two parcels at 1150-1152 S. Broad Street as gifts by decreasing the depth of the lots transferred from 178 feet to 111 feet; (Property Bill #816) confirm the sale of 2712-2718 N. 2nd Street to Marshall Smoked Fish Company; (Property Bill #819) confirm the sale of 1313 South Street; (Property Bill #831) confirm the sale of 306 Queen Street. * (Property Bill #839) authorize the selection and appropriation of 6757 Chew Avenue for recreational purposes; (Property Bill #840) authorize the City to purchase, in lieu of condemnation, certain plots of ground with improvements, one plot situated at 58th Street and the Philadelphia Baltimore and Washington right-of-way, two plots situated north of the intersection of 70th Street and Norwitch Drive for the Airport High Speed Line; (Property Bill #841) authorize the City to select and appropriate certain lots with improvements, one plot situated at Lindbergh Boulevard east of 60th Street, two plots situated on 63rd Street east of Eastwick Avenue for the Airport High Speed Line; (Property Bill #846) confirm the sale of 213-219 Poplar Street for use as a parking lot; (Redevelopment Bill #830) amend the ordinance for the redevelopment of the South Central Urban Renewal Area, by approving the third amendment of the Redevelopment Proposal, the 4th amendment of the Urban Renewal Plan, and the amended relocation plan by providing for additional acquisition of no more than 10 residential properties for rehabilitation; (Redevelopment Bill #842) authorize the City to transfer 2249 Pemberton Street, 2419 Madison Square and 5341 Wyalusing Avenue to the Redevelopment Authority; (Proposed City Plan Change) place on the City Plan April Walk as a pedestrian walkway from the southeast corner of Lindbergh Boulevard and Mario Lanza Boulevard, extended southward and southwestwardly to 84th Street. * Proposed City Plan Change: Place 81st Street from Lyons Avenue to Brunswick Avenue on the City Plan. * Proposed City Plan Change: Place on the City Plan a drainage right-of-way beginning at a point on the southeasterly side of Worthington Road north of Byberry Road, extending southeastwardly to a point on Woodhaven Road approximately 1,300 feet northwest of Roosevelt Boulevard. * Proposed City Plan Change: Open the unopened portions of Delaware Avenue from the former Geary Street to Pattison Avenue, and move the northwesterly curb line nine feet northwestwardly in the same area. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan 31st Street from Ludlow to Chestnut Streets. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan Hulseman Street from 20th Street eastward to a dead-end, and 19th Street from Hartranft Street northward to a dead-end. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement for the rehabilitation of 1022 Spruce Street into five apartments and one professional office. * Callowhill East Urban Renewal Area: Fourth modification to the 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan, to lower the floor area ratio from a minimum of 75 percent to a minimum of 45 percent for Parcel #21, at the northwest corner of 3rd and Callowhill Streets. * Bill #820: Change the zoning of a parcel on the southerly side of Krewstown Road northeast of Northeast Avenue from partly R-3 Residential and partly G-2 Industrial to R-4 Residential. * Bill #802: Change the zoning of an 11.5-acre tract in the vicinity of Byberry Road, Philmont Avenue and the Philadelphia Railroad from R-4 Residential to R-5 Residential. * Bill #836: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the designation from R-13 Residential to R-3 Residential on the northwesterly side of Knights Road approximately 1,033 feet northeast of the northeasterly side of Mechanicsville Road. * Bill #818: Authorize the purchase, in lieu of condemnation, of 1619-1629 Arch Street for park purposes. * Bill #832: Allow the University of Pennsylvania to mortgage six tracts and authorize the City to join in such mortgage to indicate its consent to such mortgages. * Bill #834: Authorize the City to execute and deliver a Deed of Release to the University of Pennsylvania of all right, title and interest of the City, in a certain parcel bounded by Spruce Street, Woodland Avenue, Pine Street and 36th Street. * Bill #835: Authorize the City to enter into an agreement of termination with the University of Pennsylvania, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and Tri-Institutional Facilities, Inc., to terminate a 1972 agreement and a portion of a 1967 agreement so the City may have the right to use the Tri-Institutional Nurses’ Education Building free and clear of any restrictions or conditions. * Bill #833: Authorize the City to enter into a lease for a term of 56 years, with the University of Pennsylvania, for the Tri-institutional Nurses’ Education Building near 36th and Spruce Streets. * Proposed City Plan Change: Widen Carter Road from Southampton Road to Poquessing Creek Drive from 46.5 feet to 56 feet. * Proposed amendment to the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and the FY1978 Capital Budget: For 33 Public Works projects to be funded either partially or totally through Federal Economic Development Administration funds. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #77-0709, northeast corner of 19th and Market Streets through to Commerce Street, erect a one-story office building, for a car rental agency, with accessory private parking, car wash, private gas station and public parking lot. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement for the construction of a 13-story building with 300 apartment units for the elderly and 10,000 square feet of commercial space on the ground floor, on Parcel #5, at 8th and Locust Streets. * West Poplar Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: First modification to the Urban Renewal Plan, to permit construction of a five-story building for elderly housing, and a four-story nursing home, on Parcel #1, bounded by 12th Street, 13th Street, Brown Street and Fairmount Avenue, and Parcel #2A, bounded by portions of the center line of the former North Street, Fairmount Avenue, 12th Street and 13th Street. * West Poplar Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Friends Guild Rehabilitation Program, Inc. for construction of a five-story building, containing 100 dwelling units for the elderly, and 30 parking spaces, on the 1700 blocks of N. 13th Street and N. 12th Street between the 1200 blocks of Fairmount Avenue and Brown Street. * Meadow II Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Proposal for the acquisition of 34 properties, and the relocation of three occupants, for rehabilitation of 23 properties and the widening of Worrell Court and three small open space sites near new housing. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: Convey the former John B. Stetson Hospital, 1741-1749 N. 4th Street, to the City for use as in-patient drug rehabilitation and a dormitory. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Metro West Garden Apartments, 3500 Powelton Avenue: Rehabilitate a garden apartment complex with 143 units to include 214 units and three commercial stores. * Discussion of preliminary 701 Housing Report and 701 Demographic Estimation presentation. 

August 4, 1977
Minutes of the meeting of July 7, 1977. * Release of “Survey of Industry.” * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #873) authorize striking Summer Street from 17th Street to 18th Street; Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Hamilton Townhouses at the northwest corner of 19th and Hamilton Streets; (Confirmation Plans) place Ferndale Street from Rennard Street to Waring Street on the City Plan; place streets and a drainage right-of-way on the City Plan on a parcel southeast of the intersection of Ashton Road and Saxton Road. * Report on Bill #834 regarding refinancing the University of Pennsylvania’s undergraduate dormitories. * Bill #784: Authorize the purchase, in lieu of condemnation, of a 4.4-acre parcel on the Poquessing Creek at Stevens Road. * Bill #836: Change the zoning of a parcel on the west side of Knights Road, between Mechanicsville road and the Poquessing Creek, from R-13 Residential to R-3 Residential. * Bill #860: Change the zoning of a parcel on the northeasterly side of 58th Street, between the Conrail right-of-way and the Schuylkill River bulkhead line, from G-2 Industrial to Least Restricted Industrial. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan Waterfall Road from Old Line Road to Glen Campbell Road, and Glen Campbell Road from Waterfall Road to Old Line Road. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike Bingham Street from Longshore Avenue to Disston Street. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike Delancey Street from Broad Street to Rosewood Street from the City Plan. * Proposed Penn Area Remapping: Change the zoning of an area bounded by Chelten Avenue, Chew Avenue, Wister Street and the Conrail Line. * Proposed Ogontz Remapping: Change the zoning of an area bounded by Ogontz Avenue, Chelten Avenue, Broad Street and Olney Avenue. * Proposed Bustleton I Remapping: Change the zoning of an area bounded by Welsh Road, Bustleton Avenue, Grant Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard. * Portion of Final Plat, southeast corner of Academy Road and Cromwell Road: Construction of two three-story buildings containing 46 apartments, 17,910 square feet of office space and 89 parking spaces. * Bill #803: Amend ta 1976 ordinance, which approved the housing and community development program of the Redevelopment Authority, for the acquisition of vacant properties, site improvements and property rehabilitation in 19 urban renewal areas. *  Redevelopment Agreement and Plan for the Haddington Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Contract for the construction of 12 three-story single family townhomes at the southwest corner of 55th and Race Streets. * Redevelopment Agreement and Plans for the Mantua Urban Renewal Area: Contract for the construction of 124 multi-family housing units on five sites near 33rd and Mt. Vernon Streets. * Redevelopment Agreement for the Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Contract for the construction of two single family dwellings on Parcel #91, at the southeast corner of Waverly and Addison Streets, and 12 single family dwellings on Parcel #93, 1001-1015 Lombard Street. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 review of Shalom Apartments at 12003 Bustleton Avenue: Construct a six-story 156-unit apartment building for the elderly. * Philadelphia Housing Authority scattered site rehabilitation of 94 single family units in an area bounded by Vine Street, Lehigh Avenue, Front Street and 33rd Street. * Bill #864: Authorize the City to condemn approximately 4.5-acres of ground, for the Airport High Speed Line, one plot located between Bartram Avenue and I-95, and the other two located on Eastwick Avenue east of 61st Street. * Bill #871: Authorize the City to condemn a parcel at 1720 N. 17th Street for the extension of a parking lot for the 22nd and 23rd Police Districts. * Bill #867: Authorize the City to sell 5918 Arch Street. * Bill #872: Authorize the City to sell 2704 W. Columbia Avenue. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: 27 properties to be transferred to the City for land banking and /or Lot Transfer Program; 13 Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferred through the City to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 6213 Chew Avenue for an Urban Homestead donation; 18 privately owned gift properties. * Bills #855 and #856: Amend the FY1978-9183 Capital Program and FY1978 Capital Budget by adding $37.9 million in Federal funds and $1 million in City carry-over funds for the Public Works Program. * Carryover ordinance from the FY1977 Capital Budget to the FY1978 Capital budget and their respective Capital Programs. * Housing report “Housing in Philadelphia.”

September 1, 1977
Minutes of the meeting of August 4, 1977. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #896) Fairmount Remapping for an area bounded by Fairmount Avenue, Pennsylvania Avenue, the Penn Central Railroad, Girard Avenue, W. College Avenue, Poplar Street, S. College Avenue and Corinthian Avenue; (Zoning Bill #905) Mt. Airy III Remapping for an area bounded by Germantown Avenue, Johnson Street, Conrail and Cresheim Valley Drive; (Street Bill #901) revise streets in an area adjacent to, and lying eastwardly from, the intersection of Bigler and Randolph Streets; (Street Bill #918) strike and vacate Ingersoll Street from 16th Street to Smedley Street; (Street Bill #920) strike and vacate Darien Street from Girard Avenue to Thompson Street; (Street Bill #921) strike 2nd Street and Johnson Street form the proposed Whitman Shopping Center; (Confirmation Plans) make various street revisions in an area northeast of Hagy’s Mill Road above Cathedral Road; strike and vacate Noble Street from 3rd to American Streets, and Bodine Street from Willow to Noble Streets, and reserve drainage and gas rights-of-way. * Revised Preliminary Plat, southwest corner of Welsh Road and Old Newtown Road: For construction of 44 single family semi-detached and 36 semi-detached two-family dwellings. * Portion of Final Plan, southwest corner of Welsh Road and Old Newtown Road: For construction of 12 single family semi-detached dwellings. * Proposed City Plan Change: Place on the City Plan Stella Street from 21st Street to Van Pelt Street. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Old Line Road from Summit Avenue northeastwardly to a dead end at the Fairmount Park boundary. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement for rehabilitation of 1043 Lombard Street as a single family home. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Redevelopment Bill #909) proposal to acquire 34 properties and relocate three occupants; (Redevelopment Bill #912) amend the Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Plan and Redevelopment Proposal to acquire and clear 2601 Reed Street to develop a public park. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and members of the Berger Family and the American Postal Workers House, for construction of a 300-unit housing complex for the elderly, at the Postal Workers Building, 8th and Locust Streets. * Proposed two-stage development at the southwest corner of 8th and Walnut Streets, for a parking garage in phase one. * Application to the State Historic and Museum Commission for a $38,600 Planning Grant. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #903) confirm the sale of 3262 Dover Street to be owned and maintained by the Allegheny West Foundation. * Bill #913: Condemn a 10,515-square foot parcel on Eastwick Avenue, east of 60th Street, to provide a maintenance access road and sewer easement for the proposed Airport High Speed Line. * Bill #895: Accept an offer to convey 3902-3914 Spring Garden Street to the City. * Vacant Property Review Committee Review: City acceptance of Angelo Brother’s Building, 159-171 W. Allegheny Avenue, as a gift; 12 privately-owned gift properties to be transferred to the City for land banking and / or the Lot Transfer Program; 1600 W. Ruscomb Street, a Housing and Urban Development-owned property, properties to be transferred to the City for land banking and / or the Lot Transfer Program; 26 privately owned gift properties to be transferred through the City to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 3314 N. Fairhill Street and 3032 N. Franklin Street, two Housing and Urban Development-owned properties, to be transferred through the City to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy.

September 15, 1977
Minutes of the meeting of September 1, 1977. * Revised Preliminary Plat, southwest corner of Welsh and Old Newtown Roads: Build 44 single family semi-detached and 36 semi-detached two-family dwellings. * Portion of Final Plat, southwest corner of Welsh and Old Newtown Roads: Build 12 single family semi-detached buildings. * Revised Preliminary Plat, easterly side of Old York Road, 146 feet south of Stenton Avenue: Convert a 60-unit apartment building into 30 two-family units on a proposed street. * Proposed City Plan Change: Revise street lines on the easterly side of Delaware Avenue at Castor Avenue. * Schuylkill Community Zoning Remapping Proposal for an area bounded by South Street, Grays Ferry Avenue, Conrail and the Schuylkill River. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #77-1066, rear of 113-115 Arch Street through to Elfreth’s Alley including 110-112 N. Front Street, erect 18 single family attached dwellings with accessory off-street parking. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plan) confirm Kings Oak Lane on the easterly side of Pine Road north of Moredun Road. * Bill #896: Fairmount Remapping for an area bounded by Fairmount Avenue, Pennsylvania Avenue, the Penn Central Railroad, Girard Avenue, W. College Avenue, Poplar Street, S. College Avenue and Corinthian Avenue. * Final Plat, easterly side of Ashton Road south of Grant Avenue: Build 76 single family attached dwellings and 112 two-family attached dwellings. * Proposed amendments to the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and Budget: Shift the architectural and engineering phase for “City Hall Tower Rehabilitation” from FY1979 to FY1978; Increase the City’s five-year cost for Transit and Commuter Railroad Station – Closed Circuit Television” by $1 million and reduce the amount required by the City in the FY1978 budget from $250,000 to $120,000. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #935) confirm the sale of 1710 South Street for parking for the Unity Church of the Living God; (Property Bills #942 and #943) authorize the City to sell 733 N. 3rd Street and 735 N. 3rd Street. * Bill #784: Authorize the purchase, in lieu of condemnation, a 4.4-acre parcel on the Poquessing Creek at Stevens Road for park purposes. * American Postal Workers House development. * Poquessing Watershed Study. 

October 6, 1977
Minutes of the meeting of September 15, 1977. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #953) revise streets in an area adjacent to, and lying westwardly and northwesterly from, the intersection of Overhill Avenue and Dosch Street; (Property City Plan Changes) remove Hope Street from Huntingdon Street to Lehigh Avenue; strike and vacate Reinhard Street from 47th to 48th Streets, Upland Street from a point southwest of 47th Street to 48th Street, and 48th Street from Kingsessing Avenue to Upland Street; and place on the City Plan Reinhard Street from 47th Street to a proposed 48th Street, and 48th Street connecting Reinhard Street to Upland Street; (Confirmation Plans) place Kater Street on the City Plan from a point approximately 106 feet west of 11th Street to 11th Street; revise streets and the southeasterly access right-of-way line of the Delaware Expressway in the vicinity of Bath and Pacific Streets; revise curb grades of Leonard Street from Cheltenham Avenue to Van Kirk Street; strike and vacate the legally open portion of Caledonia Street from Bishop’s Lane to Ridge Avenue, and strike Bishop’s Lane from Manatawna Avenue to Caledonia Street; strike from the City Plan the remaining portion of the Northeast Freeway between Wyoming Avenue and Cottman Avenue; place a seven-foot-wide parcel on the westerly side of Philip Street between Manton Street and Sears Street; revise the streets in an area southwest of, and adjacent to, the intersection of Cathedral Road and Ridge Avenue by narrowing Cathedral, striking and vacating a portion of Pembrook Road, striking a portion of Harner Street, and placing turnarounds at the resultant dead-ends of Pembrook Road and Harner Street. * Bill #949: Authorize the Street and Water Commissioners to enter into an agreement with the State for the widening, reconstruction and improvement of Grays Ferry Avenue between 34th Street and Washington Avenue. * Bill #938: Legally open a portion of Pattison Avenue between Front Street and Delaware Avenue. * Bill #946: Change the zoning of an area on the southwesterly side of Knights Road, above Frankford Avenue, from R-11A Residential to R-6 Residential. * Revised Preliminary Plat, area near Stevens Road and Wayside Road: Construction of 66 single family detached houses on approximately 14 acres. * Portion of Final Plat, west side of Frankford Avenue south of Morrell Avenue: Construction of 176 two-family and one-family units. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Sharswood Street from 4th Street to Lawrence Street. * Somerton IV Zoning Remapping Proposal: For an area bounded by Tomlinson Road, Conrail, Red Lion Road and the Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line. * Somerton V Zoning Remapping Proposal: For an area bounded by Southampton Road, Conrail, the Philadelphia-Bucks County Line and Roosevelt Boulevard. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #77-1201, 219-229 S. 18th Street, Signal Corps Building, permit commercial use above the second floor and a public parking garage on the basement level. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Contract with Miles Katzen, Robert A. Brenner and Harvey E. Rosenbluth, for 1023-1025 Clinton Street, for rehabilitation of the former Jefferson Anatomy Lab for 16 apartment units. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Contract with the City Trustee, for Parcels #10 and #10A, on the west side of 9th Street between Walnut and Locust Streets, for the construction of a medical facility with a 216-space garage, including the relocation of the historic Mills House. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, units #1 and #3: Proposed Third Redevelopment Proposal and 3rd amended Urban Renewal Plan, to change the project activity for 33 S. Front Street from Rehabilitation to Clearance for the Mariner Church. *  Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Revise the Urban Renewal Plan to permit the construction of a 180-bed nursing home at the northwest corner of 10th and Wallace Street. * North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Contract to permit the construction of 26 single family houses on Parcels #3B2, #3B3, #3C and #3D, northwest of master Street and Germantown Avenue. * American Postal Workers site – revised site plan: For construction of 150 efficiency and 150 one-bedroom units, a height reduction of 130 feet, inclusion of all original commercial usage proposed, and addition of all design amenities the Commission staff believed to be inherent in the original project. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Delaire Landing, 9301 State Road: Construct 190 one-bedroom rental apartments for the elderly in one six-story building. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Pavilion Elderly Housing, 3901 Conshohocken Avenue: Construct 205 units of rental housing for the elderly in one ten-story building. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for West Poplar Family Housing, in an area bounded by 12th Street, Wallace Street, 13th Street and North Street: Construct 15 three-story buildings containing 140 units of Section 8 housing. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Wister I Family Housing, Wakefield and Collom Streets: Construct 28 two and three-story structures on a nine-acre parcel for 200 Section 8 units. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Letitia Court, 30-34 Front Street and 31-35 Letitia Street: Rehabilitate six buildings containing 33 units. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Capital Program and Budget Bills #976 and #977) amend the FY1978 Capital Budget and FY1978-1983 Capital program by transferring $374.5 million from FY1977 to FY1978. * Bills #966 and #967: Amend the FY1978 Capital Budget and FY1978-1983 Capital Program by decreasing “Burholme Mansion Renovation by $125,000 and adding a project “Rehabilitation of existing Structure – Harner Street and Sunset Avenue” by $125,000. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: 11 properties to be transferred to the City for land banking or the Lot Transfer Program; 122 Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferring through the City to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 25 privately-owned properties to be transferring through the City to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 1445 N. Lawrence Street to be transferred for residential lot improvement; 12 structures to be transferred from the City for rehabilitation; 5519 Master Street and 535 McClellan Street to be transferred from the City for rehabilitation in Office of Housing and Community Development Conservation Areas; Five properties to be transferred from the City for improvement or development. 

October 20, 1977
Minutes of the meeting of October 6, 1977. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill 3975) authorize the City to convey 92 acres on both sides of Sandmeyer Lane, approximately 1,005 feet northeastwardly from Red Lion Road to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, for the Red Lion -Budd Industrial Park; (Property Bill #985) authorize the sale of 1814 W. Susquehanna Avenue for off-street parking; (Property Bill #988) authorize the sale of 1118 N. American Street for off-street parking for C. Schmidt and Sons. * Bill #986: Authorize the sale of 1709 Wallace Street to Robert Cotter for residential rehabilitation. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: Nine privately owned properties to be transferred to the City for land banking or lot transfers; Six Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferred through the City to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 29 privately-owned gift properties to be transferred through the City to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; Four privately owned gift properties for transfer to Olde Kensington Redevelopment Corporation for improvement; Transfer 1012 Crefeld Street rear to the Fairmount Park Commission for preservation as park land. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy; (Redevelopment Bill #981) authorize the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to purchase approximately 208 acres, with fee simple title, from the Redevelopment Authority to market for industrial development. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Contract for the construction of 21 single family units with 20 off-street parking spaces at 900-920 and 922-928 Locust Street. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Contract for residential rehabilitation of 902 Spruce Street. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area: Modify the Urban Renewal Plan to include only the original dimensions of 800-810 Locust Street, the Musical Fund Hall, and restrict use of the parcel for cultural institutions. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: request for a parking area for Society Hill Playhouse at 409 S. 8th Street. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Modify the Urban Renewal Plan by changing the land use of Parcel #10, at the southwest corner of 9th and Walnut Streets, form residential/commercial to institutional, and changing the land use of 228 S. 9th Street from residential rehabilitation to institutional, and allowing a building with a floor area ratio of four, a coverage of 93 percent, and a height of 125 feet, for Wills Eye Hospital. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #989) strike from the City Plan and vacate Reed Street and Dickinson Street, both from Delaware Avenue to the pierhead line of the Delaware River; (Confirmation Plans) strike from the City Plan and vacate Gatzmer Street from Front Street to 2nd Street; revise the curb elevations of Collom Street and Rufe Street; strike from the City Plan the paper streets, Eden, Fitler, Hegerman and Tulip, within Eden Hall, a parcel in Torresdale. * Bill #987: Northern Liberties/Olde Kensington Remapping, for an area bounded by Front Street, Poplar Street, 3rd Street and Girard Avenue. * Preliminary Plat, westerly side of Knights Road, 867 feet south of Fairdale Road: Construction of 36 semi-detached dwellings on a four-acre parcel. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #77-1201, 219-229 S. 18th Street, Signal Corps Building. * Frankford-Torresdale Country Club. * Consideration of Spring Garden Street as an Historic District. * Representative from Elfreth’s Alley Association, Inc.

November 3, 1977
Minutes of the meeting of October 20, 1977. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Revised Final Plat, internal parcel within an area bounded by Indian Queen Lane, Conrail, and Midvale Avenue) construction of 51 single family attached units; (Final Plat, Cathedral and Hagys Mill Roads) construction of 101 single family detached dwellings; (Final Plat, southwesterly side of Hendrix Street, 360 feet southeast of Bustleton Avenue) construction of 104 single family semi-detached houses; (Final Plat, both sides of Ferndale Street between Rennard Street and Waring Street) construction of 30 single family semi-detached dwellings on a five-acre parcel. * Preliminary Plat, northwest side of Airdale Road and Lyken’s Lane, and southeast side of Lyken’s Lane north of Bells Mill Road: Construction of 50 single family detached units. * Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, Industrial Stage B: Construction of a 15,060-square foot building for auto services and installation, service and sale of automobile transmissions. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #77-1161, 500-508 South Street, erect 20 attached single family dwellings with accessory garages on a 0.5-acre parcel. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #1015) authorize condemnation of a 1.3-acre parcel on the northwest corner of 28th and Gordon Streets for recreational purposes; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1007 and #1008) amend the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and Budget by deleting $166,000 from “City Hall Annex – Replacement of Elevators” and adding $150,000 to “City Hall Tower -Rehabilitation,” and increase the City’s five year cost by $1 million for “Transit and Commuter Railroad Station – Closed Circuit T.V., and reduce the FY1978 amount for this project by $130,000 to provide matching funds for an $8 million UMTA grant; (Redevelopment Bill #1017) Redevelopment Contract for construction of an eight-story medical facility on the west side of 9th Street between Walnut and Locust Streets; (Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2) sixth modification to the Urban Renewal Plan to permit construction of a 300-unit apartment building for the elderly, at the northwest corner of 8th and Locust Streets, and allow for preservation of 218 and 220 S. 8th Street. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Modify the Urban Renewal Plan by deleting the parking requirement, etc., for Parcels #20 and #20A, on the northerly side of Market Street from 36th to 38th Streets. * Non-profit Sponsor Policy. 

December 1, 1977
Minutes of the meeting of November 3, 1977. * Schedule of meetings for 1978. * Bill #1013: authorize the City to sell 1625 South Street to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hefferman for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #1047: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to sell 925 S. 6th Street to Felix Paino for construction of a single family dwelling. * Bill #1048: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to sell 523 Titan Street to Leon Mazzio for off-street parking. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: 16 privately-owned gift properties to be transferred to the City for land banking or the Lot Transfer Program; 16 Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferred through the City to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 21 privately-owned gift properties; 3003 Ridge Avenue and 3005 Ridge Avenue to be transferred through the City to the North City Area Wide Council for Rehabilitation; 3239 N. 29th Street to be transferred to the City for a mini-park; rear of 8840 Towanda Street as a donation to Fairmount Park. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plans) strike from the City Plan Kimball Street and Mott Street, each form 13th Street to Watts Street; revise the lines and grades on the northerly side of Vine Street between 16th and 18th Street; remove from the City plan an unimproved street, Erwin Street, from the southwesterly side of Smithfield Avenue to County Line Road; (Street Bill #1020) authorize and direct striking from the City Plan Waterfall Road from Old Line Road to Glen Campbell Road, and Glen Campbell Road from Waterfall Road to Old Line Road; (Street Bill #1021) revise the lines and grades of the intersection of Old Line road and Summit Avenue by relocating a portion of the intersection, striking and vacating the legally open portion of Old Line Road from its intersection with Summit Avenue to Fairmount Park, and replacing it with a drainage right-of-way; (Bill #1039) authorize placing on the City Plan a drainage right-of-way extending from Worthington Road, 400 feet northeast of Byberry Road, and connecting to an existing drainage right-of-way on the northeasterly side of Woodhaven Road; (Street Bill #1043) revise the street lines along the easterly side of Delaware Avenue at Castor Avenue by reducing the width of the sidewalk; (Street Bill #1051) Authorize placing on the City Plan of Stella Street from 21st Street to Van Pelt Street; (Zoning Bill #1050) authorize the rezoning of a 150-acre area in Ogontz, bounded by Ogontz Avenue, Chelten Avenue, Broad Street and Olney Avenue. * Revise the approved RC-6 Master Plan for Cathedral Village: For a minor revision to building configuration at the northeastern portion of the site. * Preliminary Plat, northwest side of Ayrdale Road and Lyken’s Lane and southeast side of Lyken’s Lane north of Bells Mill Road: For construction of 50 single family detached units. * Portion of Final Plat, northeast corner of 78th Street and Brewster Avenue, bounded on the north by the Reading Railroad: For construction of a one-story, 66,000-square foot warehouse and distribution center with offices on a 10-acre parcel. * Proposed City Plan Change: Remove from the City Plan a paper street, Sedgwick Street, between Lincoln Drive and the westerly right-of-way of Conrail’s Chestnut Hill Branch. * Proposed City Plan Change: Widen Christian Street nine feet from Water Street to a point approximately 100 feet east of Water Street. * Proposed City Plan Change: Remove from the City Plan Baynton Street from Ashmead Street to Armstrong Street, and reduce a portion of the sidewalk on the southerly side of Armstrong Street from 19 feet to 10 feet. * Proposed City Plan Change: Remove from the City Plan American Street from Christian Street to a dead-end street north of Christian Street. * Proposed City Plan Change: Remove Delancey Street from the City Plan from Broad Street to Rosewood Street. * Bill #1052: Change the zoning of an 11-acre parcel at the southeast corner of Castor Avenue and Orthodox Street from partly R-3 Residential and G-2 General Industrial to ASC Area Shopping Center. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #77-1391, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, erect two single-faced illuminated wall signs containing a sign area of 448 square feet. * Proposed amendment to the FY1978-1983 Capital Program and its Budget: Add “Senior Citizens Center – Passyunk Avenue and Dickinson Street in the amount of $530,000 and decrease “Health Center District No. 5” by the same amount. * Haddington Urban Renewal Area: Contract and plan for construction of a 61,200-square foot shopping center, with 324 parking spaces, on a six-acre parcel in an area bounded by 56th Street, Vine Street, 47th Street and Westminster Avenue. * University of Pennsylvania request to use the northeast corner of 38th and Walnut Street as a temporary parking lot and recreational facilities. * Demographic Estimation Study.

December 15, 1977
Minutes of the meeting of December 1, 1977. * Items in Acord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1055) change the zoning for the block bounded by 56th Street, Vine Street, 57th Street and Westminster Avenue from R-10A Residential to ASC Area Shopping Center; (Street Bill #1068) strike 31st Street from Chestnut Street to Ludlow Street from the City Plan; (Street Bill #1069) strike Spangler Street from Race Street to Powelton Avenue from the City Plan. * Bill #1062: Change the zoning of two parcels at the south corner of 74th Street and Peregrine Place through to Hanslow Place from R-9 Residential to REC Recreational. * Revised Final Plat, southeast corner of Ridge and Wigard Avenues: For construction of eight semi-detached single family dwellings with accessory off-street parking. * Proposed to defer $1.1 million from the TOPICS Program in the 1978 Capital Budget to use this money for street construction and completion of a project underway at Wheatsheaf Lane from Sepviva to Richmond Streets. * Center City Redevelopment Area, Market Street East Urban Renewal Area: For construction of a Burger King on a parcel at the northeast corner of 8th and Ludlow Streets. * Regent City/State Urban Renewal Area: Increase the amount for the project in the area bounded by Chester Avenue, S. 46th Street, Kingsessing Avenue and S. 47th Street, from $341,741 to $462,251. * Community Development Program Year III Redevelopment Proposals: Acquisition for rehabilitation and/or clearance in eight Urban Renewal Areas, Model Cities, Haddington #1, Haddington #2 and #3, Mantua, Nicetown, West Mill Creek, Whitman and South Central. * Bill #1075: Authorize the sale of 2249 Pemberton Street for residential rehabilitation. * Bill #1077: Authorize the sale of 1211, 1213 and 1223 W. Poplar Street for use as accessory parking for Santoro Beer Distributor. * Bill #1048: Authorize the City to sell 523 Titan Street. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: Seven Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferred to the City for land banking and/or the Lot Transfer Program; 22 privately-owned gift properties to be transferred to the City for land banking and/or the Lot Transfer Program; 24 Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferred through the City to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 18 privately-owned gift properties to be transferred through the City to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; six properties in the Woodstock Urban Renewal Area to be transferred to the Redevelopment Authority; 4316 Germantown Avenue to be transferred to the Redevelopment Authority; 2201 E. Ann Street to be transferred for industrial use. * Review of SEPTA Commuter Rail Station Study.


1976
January 8, 1976
Minutes of the meeting of December 18, 1975. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plan) revise the lines and grades on portions of the City Plan by striking and vacating Spring Street, portions of Pearl Street, portions of Wood Street, portions of Carlton Street, Pennsylvania Avenue, a portion of 18th Street, a portion of Shamokin Street, portions of Hamilton Street, Buttonwood Street, and a portion of 17th Street; (Confirmation Plan) strike from the City Plan and vacate Buist Avenue from 76th Street to 77th Street and reserve and place on the City Plan a utility right-of-way; (Proposed City Plan Change) place on the City Plan a parcel on the northwest side of Greene Street beginning at the intersection of Chelten Avenue and extending southwestwardly along Greene Street approximately 142 feet. * Proposed amendment to the FY1976-1981 Capital Program and the FY1976 Capital Budget: Add “Engineering and Finance Feasibility Study for Energy Resources Recovery” in the amount of $200,000 and decrease “Refuse Transfer Station – Far Northeast” by the same amount. * Proposed amendment to the FY1976-1981 Capital Program and the FY1976 Capital Budget: Place $2.9 million of self-sustaining loan funds in the FY1976 for “Terminal Expansion and Modernization.” * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Redevelopment Agreement to permit the rehabilitation of 3721 Chestnut Street into a residential duplex. * Proposed City Plan Changes: Strike from the City Plan and vacate the legally opened and unopened portions of Norman Lane, from Crefeld Street to Navajo Street, and Navajo Street from Norman Lane to Chestnut Hill Avenue.

February 5, 1976
Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plans) revise curb grades of Front Street from Gale Street to a point approximately 190 feet south of Gale Street; revise streets in an area bounded by Lindbergh Boulevard, Island Avenue and the Reading Railroad; (Zoning Bill #69) change the zoning classifications within an area bounded by S. 17th Street, Catharine Street, S. 21st Street and Bainbridge Street, South Central West I; (Street Bill #16) strike streets and revise curb lines near Arendell Avenue and Keystone Street; (Street Bill #17) strike and vacate Kendrick Street from Torresdale Avenue to Hegerman Street; (Street Bill #58) strike 37th Street from Market to Ludlow Streets, and 37th Street from Ludlow to Chestnut Streets for vehicular traffic and retain it on the City Plan as a pedestrian walkway; (Street Bill #62) strike Warwick Street from Bustleton Avenue to Lewis Street; (Street Bill #77) revise streets near 34th Street and Ridge Avenue; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #7 and #8) add “Terminal Building – Expansion and Modernization” in the amount of $2.9 million; (Redevelopment Bill #60) Contract for purchase of ground for a library at the northeast corner of 56th Street and Haverford Avenue; Portion of Final Plat, Solly Avenue between Burholme Avenue and Hennig Street) for construction of eight semi-detached single family units. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission Housing Allocation Plan. * Feasibility of energy resources recovery. * Bill #45: Change the zoning from C-2 Commercial and G-2 General Industrial to G-2 General Industrial in an area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Buttonwood Street, 10th Street and Spring Garden Street. * Bill #61: Change the zoning on the southwest corner of Welsh and Old Newtown Roads from R-4 to R-5A. * Preliminary Plat, southwest corner of Welsh Road and Old Newtown Road: For construction of 86 two-family semi-detached dwellings on 7.6 acres. * Preliminary Plat, near Cathedral and Hagy’s Mill Road: For construction of 125 single family detached units on 28 acres. * Final Plat, Eastwick Residential Stage IV: For construction of 38 attached townhouses in the vicinity of 84th Street, Lyons Place and Madison Place. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate the legally opened and unopened portions of Norman Lane from Crefeld Street to Navajo Street, and Navajo Street from Norman Lane to Chestnut Hill Avenue. * Proposed City Plan Change: Authorize the Delaware Port Authority to construct and maintain a stairway entrance to the Franklin Square Station of the Lindenwold Line. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Hellerman Street from Martins Mill Road eastward to a point west of Montour Street, Tabor Avenue from Martins Mill Road to Magee Avenue, and Gilham Avenue from Tabor Avenue westward to a point approximately 135 feet west of Tabor Avenue. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #75-1498, 6325-6391 Oxford Avenue, for construction of two one-story restaurants and 102 off-street parking spaces. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #75-1333, Mermaid Lane and McCallum Street, for construction of a road, Gatehouse Lane, and a single family house. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: Four lots for transfer through the Redevelopment Authority; 2821 N. 20th Street for Redevelopment Authority rehabilitation; 3801 Roosevelt Boulevard to be transferred to the Fairmount Park Commission for addition to Tacony Creek Park. * Sale of City-owned surplus properties: 1211 Brown Street for construction of a funeral home; 1207, 1209 and 1239 N. Darien Street and 808 W. Thompson Street for construction of an addiction treatment center; 110 Fairmount Avenue for a side yard; 2347 N. Lawrence Street for residential rehabilitation; 5820-5826 Market Street for an auto repair shop; 1912-1016 Mt. Vernon Street for a parking lot; 1007-1013 N. New Market Street for a parking lot; 2138 E. Orleans Street for rehabilitation for sale; and 2147 E. Sergeant Street for a parking lot. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: 23 Housing and Urban Development properties, in West Kensington, for transfer through the Redevelopment Authority to private owners. * Proposed change to the Comprehensive Plan: Change the designation of Connie Mack Stadium from Residential to Industrial. * Recommendations regarding expressways on the Comprehensive Plan. * Proposals for revisions to outdoor advertising sign legislation. 

February 19, 1976
Item in Accord with Previous Policy: Delaware valley Regional Planning Commission housing review for University Plaza Apartments at 3901 Market Street. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #75-1517, 9201 Old Bustleton Avenue, for erection of two five-story structures containing 300 apartments for the elderly, two doctors’ offices, and a commissary. * Upland Urban Renewal Area, South Schuylkill Redevelopment Area: First amended Urban Renewal Plan and 1st amended Redevelopment Proposal: Acquire 30 additional properties on the 4700 block of Reinhard Street and S. 47th Street, for rehabilitation of one unit and construction of 36 single family units. * Grays Ferry Urban Renewal Area: First modification to the 3rd amended Urban Renewal Plan, to change the land uses from Residential to Commercial B for 1455 S. 28th Street, 1501 S. 28th Street and 1501 S. Newkirk Street. * Hahnemann Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement for development of a garden area for properties fronting Mole Street. * Old City Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Establish a new Redevelopment Plan to preserve the historic character of the area bounded by Chestnut, Walnut, S. 2nd and Front Streets, and provide design controls for a new walkway and parking garage. * Center City Redevelopment Area, Old City Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Proposal for redevelopment activities within the area bounded by Market Street, N. 2nd Street, Church Street and N. Front Street. * Zoning Remapping proposal for an area bounded by Front Street, 6th Street, Wood Street and Walnut Street. * Proposed amendments to the FY1976-1981 Capital Program and FY1976 Capital Budget: Add the project “Engineering and Finance Feasibility Study for Energy Resources Recovery” in the amount of $200,000 and decrease “Refuse Transfer Station – Far Northeast” by $200,000. * Vacant Property Review Committee recommendations: 2115 N. Front Street to be transferred for enlargement of the Movimento Misioneto Pentecostal Church. * Sale of surplus properties: 804 and 805 N. Camac Street to be sold to the Salvation Army for a parking lot; 1999 Hunting Park Avenue to be sold to Country Wide Motors for parking and a used car lot; 113 Pierce Street for sale for extension of a yard; 1710 South Street for sale to Unity Church of the Living God for a parking lot; 3503 Wharton Street to be sold for a parking lot; 2945-2855 E. Emerald Street for sale to Hamada, Inc. for use as a parking lot.

March 4, 1976
Minutes of the meeting of February 5 and 19, 1976. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #91) authorize the City to execute and deliver to the Redevelopment Authority, without consideration, 2741, 2743 and 2745 Earp Street, 1238 S. Hollywood Street, 3027 Latona Street, 1319, 1321, 1335 and 1337 S. Patton Street; (Property Bill #104) authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Redevelopment Authority, without consideration, a deed conveying fee simple title to 3619 Fairmount Avenue, 3900 Folsom Street, 3732 Melon Street 3849 through 3855 Melon Street, 3335 and 3846 Mt. Vernon Street; (Street Bill #97) authorize and direct striking from the City Plan Sanger Street, from Frankford Avenue to a dead end southeast of Duffield Avenue, Darrah Street, from Cheltenham Avenue to a property line northeast of Brill Street, and Duffield Street from Cheltenham Avenue to a property line northeast of Brill Street; (Portion of Final Plat, southerly side of Woodhaven Road east of Academy Road) for construction of six attached two-family units; (Final Plat, Eastwick Residential Stage IV) for construction of 38 attached townhouses near 84th Street, Lyons Place and Madison Place; (Proposed City Plan Changes) strike from the City Plan and vacate Alter Street from Grays Ferry Avenue to 29th Street, Peters Street from 28th to 29th Streets; Annin Street from Grays Ferry Avenue to a dead end approximately 290 feet northwest of 29th Street, and 28th Street from Grays Ferry Avenue to Peltz Street; (Confirmation Plan) strike from the City Plan and vacate Penrose Ferry Road from 24th Street to a turnaround with its center approximately 185 feet southwest of Hartranft Street, place on the City Plan the turnaround, reserve and place on the City Plan an water main and utility right-of-way, and revise the grades of Penrose Ferry Road from Hartranft Street to the turnaround; (Confirmation Plan) authorize and direct revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by placing Centennial Square West, Centennial Square North, Centennial Square East and Welton Street, and place on the City Plan a water main right-of-way in an area near the intersection of Barlow Street and Welton Street; (Confirmation Plan) Place on the City Plan Damar Drive from Southampton Road to a dead end turnaround southwest of Southampton Road, northwest of the center line of the New York Short Line Railroad; (Confirmation Plan) revise the lines and grades on portions of the City Plan by striking  and vacating Latona Street, Patton Street, Napa Street, a portion of 30th Street and Hollywood Street, and reserve and place on the City Pan certain rights-of-way for drainage and utility purposes, in an area bounded by 32nd Street, Wharton Street, 31st Street, Oakford Street, 29th Street, Wharton Street, 31st Street and Reed Street; (Confirmation Plan) strike from the City Plan and vacate Albert Street from Trenton Avenue to Sepviva Street. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #75-1498, 6325-6391 Oxford Avenue, for construction of two one-story restaurants and 102 off-street parking spaces. * Preliminary Plat, southerly side of Hendrix Street, 300 feet east of Bustleton Avenue: For construction of 96 single family semi-detached units and two single family detached units. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate the legally opened portions of Manti Street from Dearnley Avenue to Hillside Avenue, and Hillside Avenue from Manti Street to Shawmont Avenue. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and return to its original form the Northeast Freeway beginning at the intersection with the New York Short Line Reading Railroad and extending northeastwardly to Southampton Road. * East Poplar Urban Renewal Area: First modification to the 5th amended Urban Renewal Plan: Amend the plan to reduce the number of parking spaces required for the Fairmount Manor Development from 109 to 92. * Central Germantown Urban Renewal Area: Second modification to the 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan, to change the designation of 85 and 87 E. Church Lane from Clearance to Residential Rehabilitation. * Redevelopment Proposal for 20th and Master Streets. Recommended FY1977-1982 Capital Program and FY1977 Capital Budget. 

March 18, 1976
Minutes of the meeting of March 4, 1976. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #118) change the zoning of an area bounded by Front Street, Oregon Avenue, Randolph Street and the approach to the Walt Whitman Bridge from R-9 Residential and G-2 Industrial to ASC Area Shopping Center; (Zoning Bill #135) amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the designations within an area bounded by Market Street, 52nd Street, Haverford Avenue and 49th Street; (Zoning Bill #136) amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the designations within an area bounded by Powelton Avenue, 32nd Street, Race Street and Natrona Street; (Zoning Bill #126) change the zoning designation on a parcel from partly R-5 Residential and L-2 Industrial to R-5 Residential in an area on the southwesterly side of Poquessing Creek Drive northwest of Endicott Street through to the southeasterly edge of the Reading Company right-of-way; (Street Bill #127) authorize and direct placing on the City Plan Liberty Lane from Poquessing Creek Drive to Poquessing Creek Lane, and Poquessing Creek Lane from Poquessing Creek Drive to Liberty Lane; (Property Bills #105, #116, #117, #119, #120, #121, #122, #123 and #125) authorize the sale of 629 and 633 W. Columbia Avenue, 213 and 219 Poplar Street, 2502 N. 19th Street, 708 and 712 N. Front Street, 1907 W. Mt. Vernon Street, 830 Bainbridge Street and 883 Brooklyn Street; (Redevelopment Bill #108) approve the housing and community development program of the Redevelopment Authority for acquisition of vacant properties, site improvements and property rehabilitation in 19 Urban Renewal Areas; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #110 and #111) amend the FY1976 Capital Budget and FY1976-1981 Capital Program related to the program of the Redevelopment Authority for acquisition of vacant properties, site improvements and property rehabilitation in 19 Urban Renewal Areas; (Confirmation Plan) establish the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by placing Avner Lane, Brook Lane, Stevenson Street, Constance Road, Cartaret Drive and Rowena Drive, widen a portion of Frankford Avenue, extend a drainage right-of-way southwestwardly, and place on the City Plan an area for public use, in the area lying northwest of Frankford Avenue and southwest of Morrell Avenue; (Confirmation Plan) strike from the City Plan and vacate Greymont Street from Jeanes Street to a property line approximately one hundred feet northwest of Jeanes Street, and reserve and place a drainage and utility right-of-way; (Confirmation Plan) revise the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking and vacating the legally open portions of the Northeast Freeway, its right-of-way, ramps and traffic interchanges extending in a northeasterly direction from the southeasterly right-of-way line of the New York Short Line Railroad north of Fulmer Street, to Southampton Road, etc. * Callowhill East Urban Renewal Area: Second modification to the 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan, to reduce the minimum floor area ratio from 75 percent to 65 percent to allow for construction of a work center to replace a facility at 1710-1742 Wood Street. * Callowhill East Urban Renewal Area: Proposed Urban Renewal Plan modification, to change the land use category of Parcel #4, on the south side of Spring Garden Street between 4th and 5th Streets, from Industrial to Commercial/Industrial, and the land use category of Parcels #6 and #8, on the south side of Spring Garden Street between 5th and 6th Streets, from Commercial/Industrial to Light Industrial. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement to permit the conversion of the former Claridge hotel, at 319 S. 10th Street, into a 17-unit apartment building. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Andrew Nix Funeral Home, for development of a parking lot at 2316 N. 16th Street. * Zoning Remapping proposal for Dearnley Park bounded by Ridge Avenue, Domino Lane, Umbria Street and Shawmont Avenue. * Zoning Remapping proposal for Roxborough Park bounded by Ridge Avenue, Parker Avenue, Umbria Street and Domino Lane. * Zoning Remapping proposal for Somerton II bounded by Woodhaven Road, the Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line, the Philadelphia-Bucks County Line and the Reading Railroad. * Proposed amendment to the FY1976 Capital Budget and FY1976-1981 Capital Program: Add a project “Acquisition of Commuter Properties Under Final System Plan” in the amount of $278,000 and decrease “Broad-Ridge Subway System – Power Facilities” by the same amount. * Recommended FY1977-1982 Capital Program. 

April 1, 1976
Executive Director’s report. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy (Zoning Bill #137) change the zoning of an area on the southwesterly side of Hendrix Street 360 feet southeast of Bustleton Avenue from R-3 Residential to R-5 Residential; (Revised Preliminary Plat, Hendrix and Bustleton Avenues) For construction of 104 single family semi-detached dwellings; (Property Bill #144) authorize the City to sell 114 W. Olive Street; (Property Bill #153) authorize the City to sell 2120-2122 N. 12th Street; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #141 and #142) amend the FY1976-1981 Capital Program and FY1976 Capital budget by delaying “Pennypack Park Maintenance Center” and moving “”Wissahickon Maintenance Center” up to FY1976; (Confirmation Plan) make revisions to streets in the vicinity of Solly and Burholme Avenues. * Release of “Wissahickon Watershed Development Guide.” * Recommended revised legislation for billboards. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #75-0226, 2516-2518 Orthodox Street, erect a double-faced free-standing general advertising sign. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar # 75-0423, 2501 Orthodox Street, erect a double-faced free-standing general advertising sign. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #75-0424, City Line Avenue and Presidential Boulevard, erect a double-faced free-standing general advertising sign. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #75-0425, southeast corner of Vare Avenue and New Hope Street, erect a double-faced free-standing general advertising sign. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #75-0583, 3665 Richmond Street, erect two double-faced free-standing general advertising signs. * School enrollment projections. * School District FY1976-1977 Proposed Capital Budget and FY1977-1982 Proposed Capital Program. * Zoning Remapping proposal for Chestnut Hill IV, for an area bounded by Germantown Avenue, Chestnut Hill Avenue, Bethlehem Pike, Stenton Avenue and the Fort Washington Branch of the Penn Central Railroad. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: 1363 Germantown Avenue and 2516 Lawrence Street to transfer to private owners through the Redevelopment Authority; 1137 S. 26th Street to transfer to the Redevelopment Authority as a gift property; 16 Housing and Urban Development properties to transfer to private owners. * Master-Cabot Streets City/State Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Proposal for land acquisition, relocation, assistance and demolition for 117 housing units with priority given to fire victims in an area bounded by Ridge Avenue, 20th Street, Harlan Street, Master Street, Broad Street and Girard Avenue.

May 6, 1976
Minutes of the meetings of March 18 and April 1, 1976. * Executive Director’s Report. * Release of “Philadelphia: A City of Neighborhoods.” * Release of “Philadelphia Center City Walking Tours.” * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Confirmation Plan) place Abby Road on the City Plan near Woodhaven Road and Legion Street; (Confirmation Plan) strike from the City Plan and vacate Kendrick Street from Torresdale Avenue to Hegerman Street; (Confirmation Plan) widen the north side of Columbia Avenue from Broad Street to a point approximately 185 feet east of Broad Street; (Confirmation Plan) strike and abandon a drainage right-of-way, within the former lines of American Street, from Callowhill Street to a right-of-way abutting Willow Street; (Confirmation Plan) strike and vacate Fitzwater Street from Front Street to the westerly right-of-way line of the Delaware Expressway; (Confirmation Plan) widen the southerly side of Cherry Street from the west house line of 8th Street to a point approximately 153 feet west; (Final Plat, north side of Hendrix Street northwest of Barlow Street) for the construction of 84 single family semi-detached units; (Final Plat, west side of Frankford Avenue south of Morrell Avenue) for construction of 70 single family and 30 duplex dwelling units; (Redevelopment Bill #155) make various land use changes to the Urban Renewal Plan, Redevelopment Proposal and Relocation Plan  to facilitate development of the Living History Center; (Redevelopment Bill #156) make various land use changes to the Urban Renewal Plan, Redevelopment Proposal and Relocation Plan  to facilitate development of the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum; (Redevelopment Bill #182) proposal for the redevelopment of the Southwest Schuylkill Redevelopment Area, Upland Urban Renewal Area, for acquisition of 30 additional properties, 28 in the 4700 block of Reinhard Street and two on S. 47th Street, the widening and relocation of Reinhard Street, and construction of 36 new units of single family sales housing; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #150 and #151) amend the Capital Program and capital Budget by adding “Acquisition of Commuter Properties Under Final System Plan” in the amount of $278,000 and decreasing “Broad-Ridge Subway System – Power Facilities” by the same amount; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #191 and #192) decrease “Refuse transfer station – Far Northeast” by $200,000 and add “Engineering and Finance Feasibility Study for Energy Resources Recovery” in the amount of $400,000; (Property Bill #172) authorize the City to transfer 2801 Annin Street to the Redevelopment Authority for industrial  development through the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation; (Property Bill #173) authorize the City to transfer 2837 Ellsworth Street to the Redevelopment Authority for industrial  development through the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation; (Property Bill #174) confirm the sale of 2628 through 2632 Webster Street for parking; (Bill #176) confirm the sale of 2215 Belgrade Street for a play area; (Property Bill #177) confirm the sale of 2129 E. Monmouth Street for a side yard; (Property Bill #178) authorize the City to sell 1211 W. Brown Street; (Bill #179) authorize the City to sell 2845-2855 Emerald Street, a surplus parking lot; (Property Bill #183) condemn a Redevelopment Authority property at the southeast corner of 44th Street and Haverford Avenue for construction of a gym and library; (Property Bill #189) confirm the sale of City-owned property at Germantown and Lycoming Avenues for parking; (Property Bill #214) authorize the City to transfer 2010 W. Berks Street, 2820-2836 rear Gordon Street, 2026 W. Norris Street to the Redevelopment Authority for construction of a health center and playground; (Property Bill #190) authorize the City to transfer 434 E. Haines Street, 5853 Magnolia Street, 5837 Wakefield Street to the Redevelopment Authority for the Morton Neighborhood Development Program; (Property Bill #198) authorize the City to sell 3503 Wharton Street; (Property Bill #201) authorize the City to transfer 1118 Fitzwater Street, 1241 Montrose Street, 1303, 1305, 1307, 1312, 1322 and 1324 Mott Street, 807 and 811 S. 13th Street to the Redevelopment Authority for the South Central Neighborhood Development Program Three; (Property Bill #202) authorize the City to sell 306 Queen Street; (Street Bill #168) remove the Northeast Freeway from Fulmer Street to Southampton Road from the City Plan, and restore the City Plan to what it was prior to confirmation; (Street Bill #171) authorize the City to enter into an agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania providing for the widening, reconstruction and improvement of Wyoming Avenue between H Street and Ramona Avenue, including construction of a new bridge over Tacony Creek and Fishers Lane; Center City Redevelopment Area Plan amendments; (Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2) Redevelopment Agreement for the purchase and restoration of 919 and 921 Spruce Street for use as single family homes; (Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2) Redevelopment Agreement for the purchase and restoration of 410 S. 10th Street for use as a single family home; (Market Street East Urban Renewal Area) modify the Urban Renewal Plan to provide for a  trash compactor at truck level in an area that was formerly in public ownership. * Bill #154: Amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the designations of land within an area bounded by Girard Avenue, Front Street, Poplar Street and 5th Street in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, Hub #3. * Bill #180: Amend Section 14-211 of the Philadelphia Code, relating to Area Regulations of R-10 Residential Districts, and Section 14-1402 relating to Parking in Residential Districts, by excluding churches from existing side and rear yard requirements and certain requirements, and establishing new minimum side and rear yard and parking requirements. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Eastwick Avenue from 61st Street northeastwardly to the right-of-way line of the Philadelphia-Baltimore and Washington Railroad, and 60th Street from Eastwick Avenue northwestwardly to a point approximately 88 feet southeast of Lindbergh Boulevard. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate 60th Street from Theodore Street to the Penn Central Railroad right-of-way line. * Proposed City Plan Change: Revise the curb lines and grades of Woodland Avenue form 60th Street to 66th Street. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Adams Avenue from Aramingo Avenue to Tulip Street. * Preliminary Plat, northwesterly side of Byberry Road approximately 120 feet southeast of Worthington Road: Erect 64 single family semi-detached units. * Preliminary Plat, westerly side of Bustleton Avenue 35 feet south of Depue Avenue: Build 19 single family detached units. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #76-0405, west side of Wolcott Drive plus or minus 100 feet south of Valley Green Road, erect one single family dwelling. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #76-0456, northeast corner of Northeast Avenue and Grant Avenue, erect 22 two-family semi-detached dwellings. * Woodstock Urban Renewal Area: Make various changes to the Urban Renewal Plan. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: First amendatory agreement to extend the date of land conveyance, permit the development of 70 dwelling units, provide 68 off-street parking spaces, and create two small landscaped areas as passive open space. * Vacant Property Review Committee recommendations: Nine Housing and Urban Development properties for transfer to private owners for rehabilitation and owner-occupancy; 2349 N. Hancock Street and 2543 N. 4th Street for transfer to private owners for owner-occupancy; Six gift properties for transfer to private owners for rehabilitation and owner-occupancy; 443 W. Somerset Street to be acquired for land banking for open space; 4362 Cresson Street and 109 Ring Street, two gift properties, for transfer to the Department of Public Property for commercial parking; 2637 Oakford Street for rehabilitation by the Redevelopment Authority. * Extension of land banking activities in West Kensington: Add 15 blocks to the land banking program as part of the “West Kensington Abandonment Area Plan.” * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission Housing Review for Executive House, 63rd Street and City Line Avenue: Construct a 23-story, 301-unit residential building. * Observations by Commissioner Elliott regarding the two publications released for publications. 

May 20, 1976
Minutes of the meeting of May 6, 1976. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #230) remove unneeded streets within an area bounded by Levick Street, Martins Mill road, Bingham Street, Magee Avenue and Montour Street. * Zoning Remapping proposal for Fairmount, bounded by Fairmount Avenue, Pennsylvania Avenue, the Consolidated Rail Corporation right-of-way, Girard Avenue, W. College Avenue, Poplar Street, S. College Avenue and Corinthian Avenue. * Review of Councilmanic changes to the FY1977-1982 Capital Program and FY1977 Capital Budget. * Drexel University – East Powelton Concerned Citizens land use settlement. * Preliminary Plat, northeasterly side of Byberry Road, approximately 120 feet southeast of Worthington Road: Erect 64 single family semi-detached units. * Preliminary Plat, westerly side of Bustleton Avenue 35 feet south of Depue Avenue: For construction of 19 single family detached units. * Preliminary Plat, northwest side of Bustleton Avenue approximately 300 feet northeast of Krewstown Road: Erect 60 attached single family dwellings and 18 duplex dwellings at the end of rows. * Final Plat, south side of the 6500 block of Eastwick Avenue: Erect a one-story, 12,156-square foot addition to a warehouse. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement for 271-275 S. 11th Street to be used as open space by the adjacent dance academy. * Proposed revisions to the Capital Budget and Capital Program: Amend the Capital Program and Budget to transfer grant revenue Year I allocations from “Benjamin Franklin Parkway” to “Historic District.” * AIA Convention report.

June 17, 1976
Minutes of the meeting of May 20, 1976. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy; (Street Bill #254) place Hendrix Place, Barlow Street and Barlow Terrace on the City Plan; (Property Bill #267) authorize the City to sell 1710 South Street; (Property Bill #268) authorize acquisition, by the Philadelphia Facilities Management Corporation, on behalf of the Philadelphia Gas Works, of 2924 E. Venango Street; (Property Bill #292) authorize the selection and appropriation of 35,000 square feet of ground on the northeasterly side of Island Avenue, northwestwardly from Lindbergh Boulevard, for library purposes; (Property Bill #294) authorize the City to executive and deliver to the Redevelopment Authority, a deed conveying fee simple title to 2729 Wharton Street; (Property Bill #298) authorize the City to executive and deliver to the Redevelopment Authority a deed to 1721 N. 8th Street; (Property Bill #300) authorize the City to sell 1007 through 1013 New Market Street; (Property Bill #301) authorize the City to executive and deliver to the Redevelopment Authority 893 N. 48th Street; (Property Bill #302) authorize the City to select and appropriate a plot at the intersection of the southerly side of Brandywine Street with the easterly side of N. 33rd Street for the Health Department’s Home for the Handicapped; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #281 and #282) amend the FY1976 Capital Budget and FY1976-1981 Capital Program by shifting $515,000 from “Parkway Improvements” to “Historic District Improvements;” (Confirmation Plan) make street revisions in the vicinity of 34th Street, Huntingdon Street and Ridge Avenue; (Confirmation Plan) revise the curb lines and grades of Lewis Street, from Richmond Street to Delaware Avenue, by relocating curb lines; (Confirmation Plan) revise the lines and grades on the City Plan by striking 92nd Street, 19th Street, 89th Street and 82nd Street, by striking and vacating portions of 88th Street, 87th Street, 86th Street, 85th Street and 83rd Street, and by reserving and placing a gas main right-of-way; (City Plan Change) strike from the City Plan and abandon a drainage right-of-way within the bed of the former Johnson Street from Randolph Street to the former 4th Street, and in the former 4th Street from the former Johnson Street to Bigler Street. *  Bill #259: Amend an ordinance which will change the sale price of 1454 S. Marston Street from $10,500 to $11,000. * Recommendations to the Vacant Property Review Committee: Acceptance of 1703 Unit Street to be rehabilitated in conjunction with an adjoining structure; Transfer 10 Housing and Urban Development properties to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; Transfer 2445 N. Leithgow Street, a Housing and Urban Development property, to a manufacturing firm; Transfer 1920 Brunner Street to the Redevelopment Authority for rehabilitation; Transfer nine gift properties to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; Transfer eight land bank properties to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; Accept 15 Housing and Urban Development properties into the City’s inventory for transfer to private owners for owner occupancy. * Bill #258: Authorize the purchase of approximately 8,500 square feet of ground, at the southeast corner of Cambria Street and Glenwood Avenue, for parking for the Fire Department. * Bill #260: Authorize the City to purchase, in lieu of condemnation, approximately 15,000 square feet of ground, on the northeast side of 70th Street south of Lindbergh Boulevard, for the Airport High Speed Line. * Bill #293: Authorize the City to select and appropriate approximately 24,000 square feet of ground, on the northeasterly side of 70th Street south of Lindbergh Boulevard, for the Airport High Speed Line. * Bills #276 and #277: Amend the FY1976 Capital Budget and FY1976-1981 Capital Program by adding a new line item “Interim Interest and Debt Service Capitalization,” under the category “Philadelphia International Airport,” in the amount of $7.6 million. * Bills #278 and #279: Amend the FY1976 Capital Budget and FY1976-1981 Capital Program by transferring $450,000 of City loans from the Department of Recreation to the Department of Public Property for the Living History Center and Black History Museum. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #76-0590, northeast corner of 64th Street and Lebanon Avenue, for erection of 23 attached structures containing 50 dwelling units, with accessory off-street parking. * University City Urban Renewal Area, unit #3: Redevelopment Agreement to allow construction of a 19-story residential structure containing 440 one-bedroom apartments for senior citizens, 50,000 square feet of commercial space, and 164 parking spaces. * Proposed Institutional Development Plan, northwest of Verree Road and northeast of Susquehanna Avenue: Build a residential complex consisting of a 240-bed nursing home, medical facilities, and 300 units of elderly apartments. * University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District, north side of Walnut Street between 36th and 37th Streets: Use ground for a temporary 200-car parking lot. * Revised Preliminary Plat, southeasterly side of Ashton Road, northeast of Woodenbridge Road: Erect 76 single family and 138 two-family attached dwellings. * Preliminary and Final Plat, northeasterly side of Welsh Road, approximately 127 feet northwest of Laramie Road, through to a drainage right-of-way north of Kismet Road: Build 13 single family detached units. * City Plan Change: Strike and vacate Gatzmer Street from Front to 2nd Streets. * City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Jefferson Street from 31st to 32nd Streets. * City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate the legally open portions of Point Breeze Avenue and McKean Parkway from 24th Street to a point west of 25th Street. * City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate the legally open portions of Eden Street from Torresdale Avenue to Hegerman Street; Hegerman Street from Convent Lane to Grant Avenue; Tulip Street from Convent Lane to Grant Avenue; and Fitler Street from Torresdale Avenue to Tulip Street. * City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Naudain Street from 18th Street to 19th Street. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission Housing Review for 2400 Chestnut Street: Construction of a 31-story multi-family residential structure containing 372 units, 24,300 square feet of commercial space, and 280 parking spaces. * Commissioner Elliott’s observations. 

July 1, 1976
Minutes of the meeting of June 17, 1976. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #306) amend the zoning maps by changing the designation within an area bounded by Walnut Street, 6th Street, Wood Street and Front Street; (Zoning Bill #309) amend the zoning maps by changing the zoning designations within an area bounded by Woodhaven Road, Bustleton Avenue, Trevose Avenue, the Philadelphia-Bucks County Line, the Poquessing Creek and the Reading Railroad; (Zoning Bill #310) amend the zoning maps by changing the designations within an area bounded by Woodhaven Road, the Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line, the Philadelphia-Bucks County Line, Trevose Avenue and Bustleton Avenue; (Street Bill #314) revise the lines and grades of various streets bounded by Wolf Street, Weccacoe Avenue, Oregon Avenue and Vandalia Street. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: 39 Housing and Urban Development properties to be donated to the City; Four gift properties to be transferred to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 253 W. Tioga to be transferred to a private owner for a yard; 2260-2262 N. Park Avenue to be transferred to a children’s day care center and senior citizen’s medical center; 1226 and 1229 W. Allegheny Avenue and 3102 N. Broad Street to be transferred to private owners for rehabilitation; 1232 and 1234-1252 S. Napa Street to be transferred to a business for expansion. * Bill #272: Authorize the City to enter into an agreement to exchange ground to simplify property lines and eliminate triangular parcels at Queen Lane and Fox Street. * Bill #258: Authorize the purchase of 8,500 square feet of ground at the southeast corner of Cambria Street and Glenwood Avenue for parking for the Fire Department. * Bill #260: Authorize the City to purchase, in lieu of condemnation, 15,600 square feet of ground on the northeast side of 70th Street, south of Lindbergh Boulevard, for the Airport High Speed Line. * Bill #293: Authorize the City to select and appropriate approximately 24,000 square feet of ground on the northeasterly side of 70th Street, south of Lindbergh Boulevard, for the Airport High Speed Line. * Bill #311: Change the zoning designations of a parcel at the southwest corner of Red Lion Road and Verree Road from C-2 Commercial to R-4 Residential. * Bill #315: Require that applications for building permits in the Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2, be submitted to the Redevelopment Authority for its review and certification of substantial conformity with the Urban Renewal Plan prior to the issuance of a building permit. * Institutional Development District for the University of Pennsylvania, north side of Walnut Street between 36th Street and 37th Street: Proposal to use ground for a temporary 200-space parking lot. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #76-0706, 2400 Market Street, erect a private heliport on the roof of a five-story structure. * Calendar #76-0699, Fairmount Park, Wissahickon Creek, proposed bike trail along the Wissahickon Creek. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review: Rehabilitate and resell 480 Housing and Urban Development Properties, in the Northeast, to third party purchasers. * Request by the Pennsylvania Department of Community Affairs for a $350,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, to develop, test, refine and implement the Comprehensive Neighborhood Preservation Support System in Pennsylvania cities and towns. * Eastwick Urban Renewal Area, Eastwick Stage B Industrial: Build a one-story warehouse addition to the Famous Maid building at Eastwick Avenue and Lindbergh Boulevard. * East Venango Industrial Urban Renewal Area: Proposed Redevelopment Area Plan for an area bounded by Pacific Street, Balfour Street, Bath Street and Kingston Street.

July 15, 1976
Minutes of the meeting of July 1, 1976. * Executive Director’s report: Z.B.A. case updates. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Property Bill #320) authorize the purchase, in lieu of condemnation, of 3417 and 3421 N. Dillman Street, 215 W. Ontario Street and 3416 N. Philip Street for recreation purposes; (Property Bill #321) authorize the City to sell 215-217 Poplar Street; (Property Bill #317) authorize the City to reconvey a 7.5-acre parcel at the northeasterly side of Grant Avenue, between Roosevelt Boulevard and Blue Grass Road, to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development to market the site. * Bill #260: Authorize the City to purchase, in lieu of condemnation, 15,600 square feet on the northeast side of 70th Street south of Lindbergh Boulevard for the Airport High Speed Line. * Bill #293: Authorize the City to select and appropriate 24,000 square feet of ground on the northeasterly side of 70th Street south of Lindbergh Boulevard for the Airport High Speed Line. * Bill #258: Authorize the purchase of 8,500 square feet of ground at the southeast corner of Cambria Street and Glenwood Avenue for parking for the Fire Department. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #76-9699, Fairmount Park, Wissahickon Creek, proposed bike trail along the Wissahickon Creek. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #76-0613, 3512 Baring Street, convert a three-story structure into a fraternity house for 41 lodgers. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #76-0731, southeast corner of 10th and Walnut Streets through to Locust Street, delete 79 parking spaces previously approved as part of the erection of a 10-story, 138-unit building. * Final Plat, vicinity of 61st Street, 60th Street Branch of the Philadelphia-Baltimore Railroad right-of-way, and 63rd Street: Subdivide a 16-acre parcel for construction of a one-story, 75,000-square foot processing plant with 108 parking spaces. * Revised Preliminary Plat and Final Plat, Myers Circle II, north side of Welsh Road, 117 feet northwest of Laramie Road: Subdivide one lot into 13 lots for construction of 12 single family detached dwellings. * Final Plat, Eastwick Redevelopment Area, Residential Stage IV, Section #52: Build 36 single family townhouses in an area bounded by Lyons Place, 84th Street, Gibbs Place and the former 85th Street. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for 364 housing units on 319 scattered sites in Fishtown.  

August 19, 1976
Minutes of the meeting of July 15, 1976. * Executive Director’s report: follow-up with Drexel University regarding Institutional Development District expansion. * Release of “Center City Redevelopment Area Plan.” * Selection of “Old City Study” consultant. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #342) amend the Philadelphia Zoning maps by changing the designations within an area bounded by Germantown Avenue, Chestnut Hill Avenue, Bethlehem Pike, Stenton Avenue and the Fort Washington Branch of the Penn Central Railroad; (Street Bill #322) authorize and direct striking from the City Plan and vacating Erwin Street, from the southwesterly side of Smithfield Avenue to County Line Road; (Street Bill #323) revise the northeasterly side of Greene Street b providing a ten-foot-wide bus loading zone from Chelten Avenue to Vernon Park; (Street Bill #347) authorize and direct striking from the City Plan and vacating the legally open portion of Norman Street, from Crefeld Street to Navajo Street, and strike Navajo Street from Norman Street to Chestnut Hill Avenue; (Street Bill #353) authorize and direct striking from the City Plan and vacating Eastwick Avenue, from 61st Street to the southwesterly right-of-way of the 60th Street Branch of the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad, strike and vacate 60th Street from Eastwick Avenue to a point approximately 88 feet southeast of Lindbergh Boulevard, strike and vacate the legally open portions of 60th Street from Theodore Street to Elmwood Avenue; (Street Bill #354) authorize and direct revising of curb lines and grades on portions of the City Plan by relocating the curb lines of Woodland Avenue from 60th Street to 66th Street; (Street Bill #355) authorize and direct revising the lines and grades on portions of the City Plan in an area bounded by Race Street, 17th Street, Vine Street, 18th Street, Callowhill Street, 20th Street, Spring Garden Street, 17th Street, Carlton Street and 16th Street; (Property Bill #352) authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to execute a deed transferring 1204 S. 28th Street to the Redevelopment Authority; (Confirmation Plan) place upon the City Plan the Delaware Expressway, its right-of-way and ramp connections from Cumberland Street to Palmer Street, and strike and vacate intersecting and adjacent streets, roads and avenues; (Confirmation Plan) Revise streets near 40th and Spruce Street. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Klaus Krippendorff to purchase and restore 712 Addison Street. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Dr. and Mrs. Sergio Jimenez to purchase and restore 900 Spruce Street. * Pennsport Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Michael LaRussa to purchase and rehabilitate 217 and 29 Federal Street. * Bill #332: Change the zoning of a property at the northeast corner of Roosevelt Boulevard and Cottman Avenue from C-2 Commercial and R-5 Residential to C-7 Commercial. * Bill #345: Vacate Townsend Road from Burling Avenue northeastwardly to the Philadelphia-Bucks Country Line, vacate Mechanicsville Road from Meetinghouse Road to Townsend Road, and allow the public utility companies to maintain service on the vacated streets. * Bill #356: Redevelopment Proposal to authorize the transfer of title, for nominal consideration, by the Redevelopment Authority to the United States of America, on behalf of the National Park Service, 120 S. Front Street, 125-127 S. 2nd Street and 133 Sansom Street in the Old City Urban Renewal Area, unit #2 for use as a parking garage with ground floor commercial space. * Proposed carry-over ordinance from the FY1976 Capital Budget to the FY1977 Capital Budget and their respective programs. * Pennsport Zoning Remapping: Change the zoning in an area bounded by Front Street, Snyder Avenue, 4th Street and Washington Avenue. * Preliminary Plat, Springview Road southeast of Alicia Street: Build 15 detached single family houses. * Final Plat, Eastwick Residential Stage IV, southeast corner of 86th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard: Build 218 garden style apartments on eight acres. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate the legally open portions of Catharine Street from Front Street eastward to the Delaware Expressway right-of-way. * Proposed City Plan Change: Revise a portion of the curb line on the south side of Sansom Street between Broad and Juniper Streets. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Mott Street and Kimball Street from Watts Street to 13th Street. * Proposed City Plan Change: Place on the City Plan a parcel on the westerly side of Roosevelt Boulevard south of Bleigh Street, to widen the cart way from 34 feet to 46 feet. * Proposed City Plan Change: Place on the City Plan a drainage right-of-way south of Morrell Avenue northwest of Frankford Avenue. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate L Street form Sedgley Avenue southwardly to the Connecting Railway Company right-of-way. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan Bishop Lane from Manatawna Avenue to Caledonia Street, and Caledonia Street from Bishop Lane to Ridge Avenue. * Institutional Development District amendment for the University of Pennsylvania: Accommodate four indoor tennis courts at the Levy Tennis Pavilion at 32nd Street south of Walnut Street. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Holiday House at 8900 Roosevelt Boulevard: Convert a 10-story, 270-uint motel into 181 dwelling units for older adults and handicapped individuals. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for The Westminster Apartments at the northeast corner of 23rd and Arch Streets: Rehabilitate a factory into 97 dwelling units for moderate income tenants. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: Accept 3300 N. Orkney into City ownership for land banking; Transfer 14 Housing and Urban Development properties to the City to transfer to private owners; 2339 N. Lawrence Street and 2349 N. 6th Street to transfer to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 1373 Crease Street to transfer to an adjacent homeowner for use as a side yard; Four gift properties to transfer from the City to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; Four gift properties to transfer from the City to private owners for rehabilitation for sale or rent. * Information Only presentation: RC-6 Master Plan for Cathedral Retirement Village in Upper Roxborough. 

September 16, 1976
Minutes of the meeting of August 19, 1976. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #372) amend the Zoning Maps by changing the designations within an area bounded Ridge Avenue, parker Avenue, Umbria Street and Shawmont Avenue; (Street Bill #363) make street changes near Depue and Bustleton Avenues in accord with an approved preliminary plat; (Property Bill #382) confirm the sale of 629 and 633 W. Columbia Avenue; (Property Bill #383) confirm the sale of 2502 N. 19th Street; (Property Bill #384) confirm the sale of 1907 W. Mt. Vernon Street; (Property Bill #386) confirm the sale of 2632 E. Cumberland Street; (Property Bill #387) confirm the sale of 708 N. Front Street; (Property Bill #388) confirm the sale of 712 N. Front Street; (Property Bill #385) authorize the purchase of 1936 and 1938 W. Girard Avenue for use as a home for the handicapped by the Department of Health; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #398 and #399) amend the FY1977-1982 Capital Program and FY1977 Capital Budget by increasing the Capital Program by $271 million and the Capital Budget by $269 million; (Portion of Final Plat, southwest side of Woodhaven Road southeast of Academy Road) Build 88 single family attached dwellings and two single family semi-attached dwellings; (East Venango Urban Renewal Area, Aramingo Redevelopment Area) provide cleared land for a proposed industrial park. * Bills #378 and #379: Amend the FY1977 Capital Budget and the FY1977-1982 Capital Program by increasing “Park Acquisition” by $250,000 of Community Development Block Grant funds. * Bill #315: Require that applications for building permits in the Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2, be submitted to the Redevelopment Authority for its review and certification of substantial conformity with the Urban Renewal Plan prior to the issuance of a building permit. * Revised Final Plat, area bounded by Glengary Road, Cherokee Street and St. Andrews Road: Increase the number of lots from eight to nine. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #76-0951, northeast corner of 19th and Market Streets through to Commerce Street, extend a public parking lot and erect a trailer office for a car rental agency with accessory private parking and accessory private gas station. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #76-0791, easterly side of Byberry Road, 120 feet from the southerly side of Worthington Road, erect 62 semi-detached two-family dwellings. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: Accept 16 properties for land banking; Accept four privately-owned gift properties, in West Kensington, for transfer to private owners; Transfer 29 Housing and Urban Development properties to private owners; Transfer four gift properties to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; Transfer 2007 W. Hunting Park Avenue, 165 E. Wishart Street and 5530 Market Street to private owners; Transfer 523 E. Haines Street and 2204 E. Susquehanna Avenue to private owners for rehabilitation as rental investment properties; Transfer six properties for parking, back yards, a tot lot, and St. Luke’s Hospital expansion; Transfer 7224-7232 Woodland Avenue to Mitchel International, Ltd., for construction of a warehouse for furniture storage, repair and retail sales; Transfer eight Housing and Urban Development properties to the Cedar Park Community Development Inc.; Accept 851 E. Tioga Street and a gift property, to build an indoor gym and club house for the Kensington Ramblers; Transfer four properties to private owners. * Zoning Remapping Proposal for Erlen, bounded by Ogontz Avenue, Washington Lane, Cheltenham Avenue, Broad Street and Haines Street. * Nicetown Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Contract between the Redevelopment Authority and John J. Laycock, for construction of a parking lot at 4236-4238 Germantown Avenue. * East Poplar Urban Renewal Area: Fourth modification of the 5th Urban Renewal Plan, to modify the building height and parking requirements to permit construction of Ascension Manor II, 142 units of housing for the elderly. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for the Guild House West Apartments, at the northeast corner of 13th Street and Fairmount Avenue: Construction of a five-story building with 100 units of Section 8 housing and 20 parking spaces. *  Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Holiday House at 8900 Roosevelt Boulevard. * Resignation of Bernard Metzler as Commission Chairman. 

October 7, 1976
Minutes of the meeting of September 16, 1976. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #391) change the zoning designation of a parcel on the southeasterly side of Ashton Road, approximately 270 feet northwest of Woodbridge Road from R-12 Residential to R-7 Residential; (Street Bill #393) remove from the City Plan Eden Street, Fitler Street, Hegerman Street and Tulip Street; (Street Bill #402) strike and vacate Naudain Street from 18th to 19th Streets; (Street Bill #405) strike and vacate Gatzmer Street from Front Street to 2nd Street; (Street Bill #406) strike and vacate Fairhill Street from Rodman Street northwardly to a dead end; (Property Bill #389) authorize the City to sell 3262 N. Dover Street; (Property Bill #409) confirm the sale of 883 Brooklyn Street; (Property Bill #419) condemn a plot of ground at the rear of 1608 Master Street; (Property Bill #423) confirm the sale of 830 Bainbridge Street; (Proposed City Plan Change) place a seven-foot-wide parcel on the westerly side of Philip Street, extending from Sears Street to Manton Street. * Bill #414: authorize the City to sell 1839-1841 South Street to Graduate Hospital to accommodate their expansion. * Bill #412: Authorize the vacation of unneeded streets within the Benjamin Rush State Park and proposed Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation industrial park. * Bill #378 and #379) Amend the FY1977 Capital Budget and FY1977-1982 Capital Program by increasing the project “Park Acquisition” by $250,000 of Community Development Block Grant funds. * Bill #422: Redevelopment Proposal, Redevelopment Plan and Relocation Plan for the Center City Redevelopment Area, Old City Urban Renewal Area, unit #2, relating to cleaning up the title of land on the northerly side of Market Street between Front and 2nd Streets. * Nicetown Urban Renewal Area: Contract for the acquisition and clearance of land at 4236-4238 Germantown Avenue for development of a parking lot. * Whitman Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and John and Eleanore Cuculino, to purchase and landscape 542 Tree Street for use a residential side yard. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: Six Housing and Urban Development properties to be accepted into City ownership for land banking; 50 Housing and Urban Development properties to be transferred to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 18 Housing and Urban Development properties to be rehabilitated by Neighborhood Action Bureau; 16 privately-owned gift properties to be transferred for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 1218 and 1220 N. 8th Street to be transferred to St. Luke’s and Children’s Medical Center; 1707-1709 N 24th Street to be transferred to a private owner for erection of a two-story garage. * Proposed City Plan Change: Place on the City Plan and open an extension of Kater Street. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Noble Street from 3rd Street to American Street, and Bodine Street from Willow Street to Noble Street. * Proposed City Plan Change: Revise the curb lines along the westerly side of Broad Street south of Vine Street extended. * Final Plat, southeast side of Lindbergh Boulevard between Eastwick Avenue and 70th Street: Subdivide a 3/4 -acre tract for construction of a one-story, 13,000-square foot industrial building and 13 parking spaces. * Preliminary Plat, former Ferndale Street from Waring Street to Rennard Street: For construction of 30 single family semi-detached dwellings. * Revise Final Plat, area bounded by Glengary Road, Cherokee Street and St. Andrews Road: Increase the number of lots from eight to nine.

October 21, 1976
Minutes of the meeting of October 7, 1976. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #442) amend the zoning maps by changing the designations within an area bounded by Cheltenham Avenue, Broad Street, Haines Street, Ogontz Avenue and Washington Lane; (Street Bill #433) authorize the direct revising the northwesterly curb line of Roosevelt Boulevard, above Cottman Avenue, from a point approximately 342 feet southwest of Bleigh Avenue to a point approximately 565 feet southwest of Bleigh Avenue; (Property Bill #441) authorize the purchase, in lieu of condemnation, of 1936-1938 W. Girard Avenue. * William Penn Foundation Grant for Old City Study consultant. * Bill #430: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to select and appropriate a plot of ground on the northeasterly side of 63rd Street south of Eastwick Avenue for the Airport High Speed Line. Bill #431: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to select and appropriate a certain plot on the northeasterly side of 63rd Street south of Eastwick Avenue for the Airport High Speed Line. * Bill #413: Amend the Philadelphia Code, Section 14-402, relating to parking in Residential Districts, by establishing criteria for providing off-street parking for structures intended to be occupied solely by senior citizens. * Bill #422: Redevelopment Proposal, Redevelopment Plan and Relocation Plan for the Center City Redevelopment Area, Old City Urban Renewal Area, unit #1. * Bill #436: Amend Section 14-102 of the Philadelphia Code, relating to Definitions, by providing an expanded definition of a sign, and providing additional definitions dealing with various types of sings; and amend Section 14-103, relating to Zoning Maps and Districts, by providing that when a property is designated with more than one classification, or covered by more than one provision of this Title, the most restrictive district or provision shall apply. * Bill #437: Amend Chapters 14-300 and 14-500 of the Philadelphia Code, relating to Commercial Districts and Industrial Districts, by permitting outdoor advertising signs and retaining separate controls for accessory signs. * Bill #438: Amend Chapter 14-1600 of the Philadelphia Code, relating to Miscellaneous provisions under the Zoning and Planning Codes, by adding a section relating to outdoor advertising or non-accessory signs and structures, by providing size, height, illumination, and spacing requirements, establishing minimum distances from residential properties, and establishing areas in the City where such signs are prohibited. * Proposed Zoning Change from R-2 Residential to RC-6 Residential, for approximately 37 acres on the west side of Ridge Avenue between Cathedral Road and Caledonia Street, to permit construction of 240 residential apartments and a 150-bed nursing home. * City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan Pembrook Road and Harner Street from Cathedral Road southwardly to a property line, and place on the City Plan the head of a cul-de-sac where the streets are stricken. 

November 18, 1976
Minutes of the meeting of October 21, 1976. * Release of the “East Venango Industrial Development Area Plan.” * Notification of Capital Program and Budget discussions. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #443) authorize and direct placing of a drainage right-of-way in an area northwest of the intersection of Morrell Avenue and Frankford Avenue; (Street Bill #456) authorize striking and vacating Kimball Street and Mott Street, each from 13th Street to Watts Street, and reserve and place on the City Plan an gas main right-of-way; (Street Bill #462) authorize striking and vacating L Street from Sedgley Avenue to the northerly right-of-way of the Connecting Railway Company, and reserve and place on the City plan a drainage right-of-way; (Property Bill #447) authorize the City to sell 1513 Reed Street. * “Old City Study” and William Penn Foundation funding. * Bill #454: Authorize the purchase of a 2.2-acre tract along the Schuylkill River northwest of Shawmont Avenue for recreation purposes. * Bill #455: Authorize condemnation of a 2.4-acre tract along the Schuylkill River northwest of Shawmont Avenue for recreation purposes. * City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Noble Street from 3rd Street to American Street, and Bodine Street from Willow Street to Noble Street. * City Plan Change: Revise the curb line along the westerly side of Broad Street south of Vine Street extended. * Woodstock City/State Urban Renewal Area, Tioga Redevelopment Area: Provide land for development of low and moderate-income housing and provide for acquisition of 110 properties, rehabilitation and sale of scattered vacant residential structures. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Convert a church at 328-330 S. Front Street into a restaurant. * East Poplar Urban Renewal Area: Fourth modification to the 4th Urban Renewal Plan, to modify building height and parking requirements to permit construction of Ascension Manor II, 142 units of rental housing for the elderly, between 7th and Franklin Streets below Girard Avenue. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Guild House West Apartments on the northeast corner of 13th Street and Fairmount Avenue: Build a five-story building with 100 units of Section 8 housing and 20 parking spaces. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Delaire Landing at 9301 State Road: Build 13 three-story apartment buildings containing 216 units and 296 parking spaces. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for rental apartment rehabilitation at 2009-2051 South Street: rehabilitate and consolidate properties into a single structure with 61 rental units. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Drexel University at the northwest corner of 33rd and Race Streets: Build a three-story dormitory for 400 students. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for 2400 Chestnut Street through to Walnut Street. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #76-1274, northwest corner of 8th and Locust Streets, erect a 13-story building containing 300 apartments for the elderly, and 10,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space. * Preliminary Plat, internal parcel within an area bounded by Indian Queen Lane, the Norristown Branch of Conrail, and Midvale Avenue: For construction of 51 single family attached houses. * Revised Preliminary Plat, northeast corner of Hagy’s Mill and Cathedral Roads: Reduce the number of units from 123 to 102. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: 30 privately-owned gift properties to be demolished and land banked; 11 privately-owned lots to be land banked; 37 Housing and Urban Development-owned properties to be transferred to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 16 privately-owned gift properties to be transferred to private owners for rehabilitation and owner occupancy; 1206 N. 8th Street to be transferred to St. Luke’s and Children’s Medical Center for expansion of the medical center; 443 W. Somerset Street and 1918 N. 2nd Street to be transferred for rehabilitation and owner-occupancy. * Duval-Pomona-Cherokee Zoning Remapping Proposal: Make various zoning changes in an area bounded by Washington Lane, Wayne Avenue, Conrail, Johnson Street and Germantown Avenue. * Proposed amendment to the FY1977-1982 Capital Program and FY1977 Capital Budget: Increase the Capital Program and Budget by $50,000 in federal funds to be used to develop rehabilitation plans for the Edgar Allen Poe House and to do preliminary repair work. 

December 2, 1976
Minutes of the meeting of November 18, 1976. * Recommendation for a Northeast transportation study. * Proposed Commission meeting dates for 1977. * Item in Accord with Previous Policy: (Proposed City Plan Change) strike from the City Plan and vacate Bath Street from Victoria Street to Pacific Street, and Pacific Street from Balfour Street to Bath Street. * Bill #464: Authorize the City to sell 2323-2336 Perot Street for construction of three houses along Perot Street and seven homes along Olive Street. * Bill #465: Authorize the City to sell 1824 Ridge Avenue to the Holy Church of Jesus Christ, Inc. * Bill #466: Authorize the City to sell 1526 N. 17th Street to the Holy Church of Jesus Christ, Inc. * Bill #470: Change various zoning designations at the northwest corner of Pennypack Street and Frankford Avenue to ASC Area Shopping Center. * School District Requests: Proposal for a 6,200-square foot addition to Taggart School, at 4th and Porter Streets; Proposal for a 35,000-square foot addition at West Philadelphia High School, 47th and Walnut Streets. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Convert a church at 328-330 S. Front Street into a restaurant. * Model Cities Urban Renewal Area: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Jones Memorial Nursing Home, for construction of a four-story nursing home, with 180 beds, at the southeast corner and southwest corner of Woodstock and Norris Streets. * Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission A-95 Review for Walnut Convalescent Center at 2401 Walnut Street: Convert a vacant warehouse into a 322-bed convalescent center. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: Four privately-owned gift properties for land banking; 248 W. Mayfield Street and 1957 N. Orianna Street for demolition and land banking; 14 Housing and Urban Development properties to transfer to the City for land banking; Four vacant lots, owned by ARCO, to transfer to the City for use by the Recreation Department; 30 Housing and Urban Development properties in West Kensington and North Philadelphia to be transferred to private owners; 2830 N. Van Pelt Street and 3138 N. 25th Street, Housing and Urban Development properties, to transfer to Neighborhood Housing Services for rehabilitation; 12 privately-owned gift properties to be transferred to private owners for rehabilitation; 2525 N. 9th Street to transfer to a private owner for rehabilitation and owner-occupancy. * Proposed amendment to the FY1977 Capital Budget and FY1977 Capital Program: Change the financing for “Memorial Hall Locker Room Improvements” from state funding of $27,000 to private funding of $27,000. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #76-1380, southwest corner of Canterbury Road and Legion Street, erect 12 single family attached dwellings. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #76-1381, west side of Legion Street 87 feet south of Canterbury Road, erect three attached, and one attached, multi-family dwellings with 44 units and off-street parking. * Revise the Master Plan for the University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District: Increase the size of the Donner building by 12,000 square feet and the Silverstein Pavilion by 10,000 square feet. 


1975
January 7, 1975
Minutes of the meeting of December 3, 1974. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1663) Chestnut Hill III Zoning remapping for an area bounded by Germantown Avenue, Cresheim Valley Drive, St. Martin’s Lane, Fairmount Park, the Wissahickon Creek and Rex Avenue; (Street Bill #1651) authorize and direct striking from the City Plan and vacating Ellsworth Street from Moyamensing Avenue to 2nd Street; (Street Bill #1652) authorize and direct placing on the City Plan of Hoffman Street from 4th Street to 5th Street; (Property Bill #1643) authorize the purchase of land at Wissahickon Avenue and Cathedral Road, and Sequoia Road, Clyde Lane and Grakyn Lane for park purposes; (Property Bill #1650) authorize the Commission of Public Property to select and appropriate a plot on the southwest corner of 2nd and Ellsworth Streets for the Mummer’s Museum; (Property Bill #1653) authorize the purchase, in lieu of condemnation, of 2134 and 2136 E. Chelten Avenue for the Oak Lane branch of the Free Library; (Redevelopment Bill #1648) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Samuel and Rodella Greenspan, and Jacob and Lee Reese, for a property beginning at a point on the center line of the former Melon Street, 153 feet east of the easterly side of 10th Street, for parking for the Lindenmyer Paper Company in the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area; (Redevelopment Bill #1649) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Jefferson University, for a property at 10th and Walnut Streets, in the Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area. * Amendment to the FY1975-1980 Capital Program: Add $2.5 million to FY1975 for the Black History Museum. * Bill #1647: authorize and direct the revision of lines and grades on portions of the City Plan by placing Benton Street, relocating a portion of Pine Road westwardly and northwestwardly and widening the relocated portion, revising the lines and grades of the intersection of Pine Road and Shady Lane, widening Pine Road approximately 10 feet opposite Benton Street, and changing the name of a portion of Pine Road to Grant Avenue. * Bill #1639: Confirm the sale of 3700 and 3711 Brown Street. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #74-1368, 310 W. Rittenhouse Square through to 20th and Locust Streets, build 420 luxury hotel units with accessory restaurant, cocktail lounge, banquet and meeting rooms and accessory off-street parking. * City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan Chancellor Street form 20th Street to Woodstock Street and retain it as a pedestrian walkway. * Calendar #74-1144, 7010 Rising Sun Avenue, erect four attached structures, for 23 families, with accessory off-street parking. * Preliminary Plat, northwest of Laramie Road and Welsh Road: Build seven single family units on a new cul-de-sac. * Revised Final Plat, SD-3282, southerly side of Southampton Road, 435 feet west of the center line of the Short Line Railroad: Incorporate more land into the subdivision and change the configuration of the parcel. * Proposed City Plan Change: Revise the grades of Balfour Street from Venango Street to Castor Avenue. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Wakefield Street from Rittenhouse Street to a dead-end north of Rittenhouse Street. * Proposed City Plan Change: Revise the northerly curb line of Ionic Street form 15th Street to a point approximately 53 feet west of the westerly curb line of 15th Street by moving the curb two feet northwardly. * Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #4: Informal review of a revised design and alternatives for Phases II and III, for the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, for construction of a seven-story building for group practice and seventy apartments, and parking located above the Commuter Tunnel. * Washington Square East Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Modify the Urban Renewal Plan, parcels 5A and 5B, at 2nd, Stamper and Lombard Streets, for a proposed garage and commercial construction. * Haddington Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Redevelopment Contract for construction of a medical center at 52nd Street and Haverford Avenue. * Request from Commissioner Elliott for a report about when evening community meetings would be resumed. 

January 21, 1975
Minutes for the meetings of December 17, 1974 and January 7, 1975. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1672) Center City West I remapping for an area bounded by Walnut Street, Broad Street, South Street and 20th Street; (Zoning Bill #1673) Center City West II remapping for an area bounded by Walnut Street, 20th Street, South Street and the Schuylkill River; (Zoning Bill #1685) Change the zoning of an area on the southwesterly side of Bigler Street between 3rd and Randolph Streets, and an area bounded by Oregon Avenue, Front Street, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation right-of-way, and 3rd Street, from R-9 Residential to ASC Area Shopping Center, and from G-2 Industrial to ASC Area Shopping Center; (Street Bill #1683) authorize and direct revising of lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by striking Mulberry Street and portions of Sanger and Hawthorne Streets, by placing Mulberry Street and Hawthorne Streets in new locations, Kennedy Street and Alcott Street, and widening portions of Sanger Street and Cheltenham Avenue; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1674 and #1675) amend the FY1975 Capital Budget and the FY1975-1980 Capital Program by adding $2.5 million to “New aircraft operations control tower” for the Philadelphia International Airport; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1676 and #1677) amend the FY1975 Capital Budget and FY1975-1980 Capital Program by increasing the appropriation for “Fire Facilities” and “Fire Administration Building – 3rd and Spring Garden Streets” by $660,000 of City tax-supported funds, and decreasing the project by $375,000 of Federal funds; (Confirmation Plan) revise the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by placing Alicia Street, Arnold Street, Jeanes Street, Kendrick Street, Benson Street, Ridgeway Street and Susquehanna Road, widening Susquehanna Road, placing a drainage right-of-way, and relocating the curb lines of Pine Road. * Proposed amendment to the FY1975-1980 Capital Program and FY1975 Budget: Add $1.25 million to restore and expand the Fire Museum at 2nd and Quarry Streets. * Bill #1670: Authorize the purchase of 517-519 W. Huntingdon Street for additional parking. * Bill #1671: Authorize the purchase of 3408 N. Philip Street, 213 W. Ontario Street and 221 W. Ontario Street for recreational purposes. * Bill #1591: Proposed amendments to the Model Cities 3 remapping for an area bounded by Girard Avenue, 5th Street, Poplar Street and Front Street. * Haddington Urban Renewal Area, unit #1: Redevelopment Contract for construction of a medical center at 52nd Street and Haverford Avenue. * Washington Square West Urban Renewal Area, unit #2: Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and Leon and Estelle Greenberg, for 913 Spruce Street, for use as a single family dwelling. * Southwest Temple Urban Renewal Area: Sixth amended Redevelopment Proposal and 6th amended Urban Renewal Plan, to change the land use designation of a block bounded by Broad, Jefferson, Master and 13th Streets to commercial. * Hahnemann Urban Renewal Area: Proposed Second modification to the Urban Renewal Plan, request for the Commission to reconsider its action, disapproving a change that would have removed the parking requirement for 100-110 N. 15th Street, 116-122 N. 15th Street and Parcel 14, at the northeast corner of 16th and Race Streets. * Woodstock City/State Urban Renewal Area: First amended Redevelopment Proposal and 1st amended Urban Renewal Plan, incorporate the Woodstock Urban Renewal Area and the Adelphos Redevelopment Area into one area to be known as the Woodstock Urban Renewal Area, and modify the acquisition list and change the planning controls. * Proposed amendment to the FY1975-1980 Capital Program and the FY1975 Budget: Increase by $1.3 million the project “Pine Road – Strahle Street to Welsh Road,” and defer or delete “Passyunk Avenue over Schuylkill River,” Island Avenue – Woodland Avenue to Airport Circle,” Penrose Ferry Road – Penrose Avenue to Hartranft Street,” and Pedestrian Bridges – Lindbergh Boulevard and Island Avenue.” * Proposed amendment to the FY1975-1980 Capital Program and the FY1975 Budget: Increase “Air Support Facility – Island Road” by $114,650. 

February 4, 1975
Minutes of the meeting of January 21, 1975. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1704) authorize and direct revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan bounded by Moore Street, Howard Street, Pierce Street and Front Street; (Redevelopment Bill #1697) Redevelopment Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority and FLWG Comprehensive Health Care for a group medial dental practice, at the intersection of Haverford Avenue and Wilton Street, in the Haddington Urban Renewal Area; (Redevelopment Bill #1698) Redevelopment Contract and disposition supplement, for the easterly side of Douglas Street, northwardly from the northern side of Brandywine Street, and the westerly side of Natrona Street 54 feet from the southerly side of Haverford Avenue, for recreational purposes, in the Nicetown Urban Renewal Area; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1689 and #1690) amend the FY1975 Capital Budget and the FY1975-1980 Capital Program by increasing by $2.5 million “Other buildings and Facilities,” and adding “Black History Museum;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1691 and #1692) amend the FY1975 Capital Budget and the FY1975-1980 Capital Program by increasing FY1975 by $600,000, and decreasing FY1976 by $600,000, for “Other Buildings and Facilities” and “Mummer’s Museum – 2nd Street and Washington Avenue;” (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1701 and #1702) amend the FY1975 Capital Budget and the FY1975-1980 Capital Program by increasing by $150,000 “Play Facilities,” “Cione Playground – Huntingdon Street and Aramingo Avenue – new building A;” (Capital Program and Budget Bill #1708) amend ordinance, approved June 10, 1974, relating to the Capital Program for FY1975-1980, by adding “Fire Museum Facility Restoration” and “Fire Museum Facility Expansion;” (Capital Program and Budget Bill #1709) amend an ordinance, approved June 10, 1974, relating to the FY1975 Capital Budget, by increasing the appropriation for “Fire Museum Facility Restoration” and “Fire Museum Facility Expansion” by $750,000; (Capital Program and Budget Bill #1710) amend an ordinance, approved June 10, 1974, relating to the Capital Program for FY1975-1980, by adding “Center City Commuter Train Connection – transfer structures; (Capital Program and Budget Bill #1711) amend an ordinance, approved June 10, 1974, relating to the FY1975 Capital Budget, by increasing the appropriation for “Transit Improvements” and adding “Center City Commuter Train Connection – transfer structures” in the amount of $1.5 million; (Capital Program and Budget Bill #1730) amend an ordinance, approved June 10, 1974, relating to the Capital Program for FY1975-1980, by adding “New Park – Southwest corner of 10th and Carpenter Streets;” (Capital Program and Budget Bill #1731) amend an ordinance, approved June 10, 1974, relating to the FY1975 Capital Budget, by adding $175,000 for “New Park– Southwest corner of 10th and Carpenter Streets; (Independence Mall Urban Renewal Area, unit #4) fourth modification to the Urban Renewal Plan, to expand the Industrial Land Use category to include a proposed truck holding area, and revise the land use map to show the commuter tunnel right-of-way and truck holding area in the industrial category, in an area bounded by Vine Street, 7th Street, Arch Street and 9th Street. * Land banking Policy. * Bill #1569: Amend Chapter 14-1600 of the Philadelphia Code, relating to Miscellaneous provisions under the Zoning Code, by adding a section for Environmental Controls for the Wissahickon Watershed. * Bill #1570: Amend Section 14-1802 of the Philadelphia Code, relating to criteria for areas subject to controls, as provided in Section 14-1603, relating to Environmental Controls in the Wissahickon Watershed, by adding enumeration criteria for granting variances by the Zoning Board of Adjustment. * Bill #1703: Authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to select and appropriate, for transit purposes, parcels on the northeast corner of 2nd and Market Streets, for the relocation of the Frankford Elevated and Market Street extension. * Capital Program and Budget Bills #1693 and #1694: Amend the FY1975 Capital Budget and the FY1975-1980 Capital Program by adding “Relocation of Utilities” and increasing the appropriation for “Transit Improvement” in the amount of $4.5 million, to pay Philadelphia Electric Company and Bell Telephone their relocation expenses caused by the commuter rail tunnel. * Capital Program and Budget Bills #1715 and #1716: Amend the FY1975 Capital Budget and the FY1975-1980 Capital Program by decreasing “Housing and Abandonment Prevention Programs” by $950,000, adding “Demolishing Public Nuisance Structures in the amount of $450,000, adding “Acquiring and Rehabilitating Properties as Group Homes for the Handicapped” in the amount of $500,000, and deleting the provision “No money shall be encumbered or spent from this item until plans and specifications for this project have been approved by City Council” from “Housing Development and Abandonment Prevention Program” and “Housing – West Kensington.” * Capital Program and Budget Bills #1717 and #1718: Amend an ordinance approved June 10, 1974, relating to the FY 1975-1980 Capital Program by adding $3.8 million to “Bicentennial,” “Public Facilities Accessible to the Elderly and Handicapped,” “Housing,” and “Park Improvements.” * Bill #1713: Authorize the Mayor to file and application, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, for $56.5 million, as required by Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974. * Bill #1706: Amend an ordinance approved June 10, 1974, relating to the FY1975 Capital Budget, by increasing “Purchase of Voting Machines” and increasing “the appropriation for “Voting Machines.” * Bill #1707: Amend an ordinance approved June 10, 1974, relating to the FY1975-1980 Capital Program, by increasing “Purchase of Voting Machines by $983,000. 

February 18, 1975
Minutes of the meeting of February 4, 1975. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Zoning Bill #1672) Center City West I remapping, area bounded by Walnut Street, Broad Street, South Street and 20th Street; (Zoning Bill #1673) Center City West II remapping, area bounded by Walnut Street, 20th Street, South Street and the Schuylkill River; (Zoning Bill #1736) change the zoning for the block bounded by Broad Street, Jefferson Street, 13th Street and Master Street from partly R-10A Residential and partly R-13 Residential to C-2 Commercial; (Street Bill #1751) declare the unopened portion of Franklin Street, between Reed and Dickinson Streets, to be legally opened; (Property Bill #1750) confirm the sale of 1117-1119 E. Berks Street to an abutting owner for use as a side yard; (Redevelopment Bill #1748) Redevelopment Contract and Disposition Supplement, between the Redevelopment Authority and the City, for 1617-1619 Catharine Street, for use as a tot lot; (Confirmation Plan) strike from the City Plan and vacate Ellsworth Street from Moyamensing Avenue to 2nd Street; (Confirmation Plan) strike from the City Plan and vacate the legally open portions of State Road from Grant Avenue to the Philadelphia-Bucks County Line, and place on the City Plan State Road, in a new location, from Grant Avenue to the Philadelphia-Bucks County Line, and revise the lines and grades of Grant Avenue from Sate Road to a point approximately 200 feet north of James Street. * Bill #1744: Change the zoning on the northerly side of Willard Street, west of 32nd Street, from R-9A Residential to L-4 Limited Industrial. * Bill #1738: Authorize the purchase of 2041 Master Street for recreation purposes. * Bill #1749: Accept an offer of the Philadelphia Fire Department Historical Corporation to convey to the City 133 Quarry Street for the Fire Museum. * Bill #1713: Authorize the Mayor to file an application, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, for $56.5 million, as required by Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #75-0098 and #75-0099, for the Black History Museum to be constructed on the southeast corner of 6th and Pine Streets. * Proposed amendment to the Temple University Institutional Development District: Amend the Master Plan to permit construction of a building at the southeast corner of 12th and Norris Streets for the College of Engineering Technology. * University of Pennsylvania Institutional Development District: Extend the IDD zoning west of 39th Street, between Delancey and Pine Streets, to permit erection of a small animal hospital. *  Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #74-1203, southerly side of Tremont Street, 114 feet west of Roosevelt Boulevard, erect a 10-story, 114 family building with accessory off-street parking. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #75-0086, southwest corner of Broad and Wolf Streets, for construction of a six-story office building with a drive-in bank, commercial shops and accessory off-street parking. * Preliminary and Final Plat, southwest side of McCallum Street southeast of Mermaid Lane: Subdivide one parcel into seven parcels. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #74-1254, southerly side of Oxford Avenue 397 feet northeast of Levick Street, subdivide one lot into three lots and erect a three-story, eight-family dwelling with accessory off-street parking. * Preliminary Plat, northerly side of Solly Avenue between the Reading Railroad Newtown Branch and the Montgomery County Line: Subdivide three acres. * Proposed City Plan Change: Revise the lines and grades of Chestnut Street from 18th Street to 6th Street to allow for the Chestnut Street transitway. * Report of the Citizen Panel Survey Housing Availability Study. * Proposed amendment to the FY1975-1980 Capital Program: Place $2 million of State money into FY1975 and delete $800,000 in State funds from FY1975 for the Robin Hood Dell relocation. * Proposed amendment to the FY1975-1980 Capital Program: Increase the Budget and Program by $175,000 for Rehabilitation of Terminal Apron A and related taxiways at North Philadelphia Airport. * Proposed amendment to the FY1975-1980 Capital Program: Increase “Northwest Incinerator Air Pollution Control Equipment” by $25,000 and decrease “East Central Incinerator Air Pollution Control Equipment” by the same amount. * Proposed amendment to the FY1975-1980 Capital Program: Increase “Sodium Vapor Light” by $1.4 million and partially offset this by a decrease of $530,000 in “Passyunk Avenue over Schuylkill River approaches. * Proposed amendment to the FY1975-1980 Capital Program: Add $40,000 to “Pleasant Hill Park – Delaware River and Linden Avenue”. * Vacant Property Review Committee Recommendations: Transfer five properties on the 2700 block of N. 8th Street to the Board of Education for vocational training; Accept 3130 N. Croskey Street to be developed as a park under the Neighborhood Park Program; Transfer seven properties in West Kensington to the Redevelopment Authority; 4712 Pulaski Avenue to be accepted by the Fairmount Park Commission; Transfer 602 and 604 W. Lehigh Avenue to the Hartranft Community Corporation for rehabilitation for residential use. * Proposed amendment to the R-2 Residential District pertaining to the conversion of non-conforming structures for permitted uses. 

February 28, 1975
Recommended FY1976-1981 Capital Program.

March 4, 1975
Minutes of the meeting of February 18, 1975. * Proposed amendment to the FY1975-1980 Capital Program and the FY1975 Capital Budget: Place $2 million into FY1975 and delete $800,000 in State funds from FY1975 for “Robin Hood Dell Relocation.” * Proposed amendment to the FY1975-1980 Capital Program and the FY1975 Capital Budget: Add $300,000 to FY1975 for “Robin Hood Dell Relocation.” * Proposed amendment to the FY1975-1980 Capital Program and the FY1975 Capital Budget: Increase “Restoration of Historic Mansions” by $2 million. * Items in Accord with Previous Policy: (Street Bill #1759) authorize and direct striking from the City Plan of the Northeast Freeway, its right-of-way and ramps from Southampton Road to the Poquessing Creek; (Street Bill #1764) authorize and direct placing on the City Plan of Morrell Street from Evans Street to Hilspach Street, and Hilspach Street from Bowler Street to Morrell Street; (Street Bill #1765) authorize and direct revising the lines and grades on a portion of the City Plan by placing Joey Drive, Lewin Place and Jenny Place; (Street Bill #1770) authorize and direct striking from the City Plan of the legally open portion of Solly Avenue from the Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line to Burholme Avenue, and from Hennig Street to the westerly right-of-way of the Philadelphia-Newtown and New York Railroad; (Street #1778) authorize and direct revising of curb grades on the City Plan of Springer Street from Wayne Avenue to Lincoln Drive; (Property Bill #1777) confirm the sale of 2757 N. Hemberger Street to the Allegheny West Foundation for rehabilitation; (Property Bill #1760) authorize the Commissioner of Public Property to transfer to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development the tract of land on the northwest corner of Passyunk Avenue and Dickinson Street; (Redevelopment Bill #1755) sixth amendment of the Redevelopment Proposal and the Urban Renewal Plan for the Southwest Temple Urban Renewal Area; (City Plan Change) strike from the City plan and vacate 39th Street between Spruce Street and Baltimore Avenue, and a portion of Pine Street from 39th Street westward to a point approximately 120 feet west of 39th Street, and place a new street extending from Baltimore Avenue to Pine Street; (City Plan Change) strike from the City Plan and vacate a portion of Reese Street form Huntingdon Street to a point approximately 254 feet north of Huntingdon Street, and create a cul-de-sac at that location; (Capital Program and Budget Bills #1756 and #1757) amend the FY1975-1989 Capital Program and the FY1975 Capital Budget by adding $115,000 to a project “Airport support facility – Island Road.” * Bill #1762: Change the zoning for the area on the northwest corner of the Roosevelt Boulevard and Bowler Street from R-12 Residential to R-5A Residential. * Bill #1768: Change the zoning of the area at the intersection of Solly Avenue and the Montgomery County Line from R-3 Residential to R-5 Residential. * Bill #1761: Accept an offer of Lavino Shipping Company to convey to the City Pier 53, S. Delaware Avenue. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #75-0120, 3508 Glenn Street, demolish a single family dwelling and accessory parking garage and erect a one-story automobile repair shop. * Zoning Board of Adjustment Calendar #74-1328, City Line Avenue and the Schuylkill Expressway, erect one double-faced ground sign for general advertising. * Portion of Final Plat, northerly side of Avalon Street southeast of Academy Road: Build six single family units. * Preliminary Plat, northerly side of Solly Avenue between the Reading Railroad Newtown Branch and the Montgomery County Line. * Proposed City Plan Change: Strike from the City plan and vacate Ingersoll Street from 16th to Smedley Street. * City Plan Change: place on the City plan a drainage right-of-way beginning at the southeast corner of Old Bustleton Avenue and Gregg Street and extending southwardly to a point approximately 100 feet northeast of Winchester Avenue. * City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and abandon a drainage right-of-way in the bed of the former American Street from Callowhill Street to Willow Street. * City Plan Change: Revise the grades of School House Lane from Morris Street to Pulaski Avenue. * City Plan Change: Revise the curb grades of Alden Street form Cherry Street to Race Street. * City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Kendrick Street from Torresdale Avenue to Hegerman Street. * City Plan Change: Vacate Axe Factory Road from Bustleton Avenue northeastwardly to the Pennypack Park boundary. * City Plan Change: Strike Leiper Street from the City Plan from Ruan Street to a point approximately 240 feet north of Ruan Street. * City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vacate Meadow Street between Ditman Street and Tackawanna Street. * City Plan Change: Place on the City Plan a portion of ground on the southerly side of Cherry Street between 8th Street and the proposed truck holding area by 12 feet, and revise the curb lines by revising the curb radius at the southwest corner of 8th and Cherry Streets. * City Plan Change: Strike from the City Plan and vaca