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But on Wednesday, GreenPlan director Robert Allen offered some early highlights that, if carried out, would mean a block-by-block transformation for much of our city in the next twenty years.
That other sort of green — funding — remains an open question.
But few doubt Philadelphia needs such a plan. Allen says his team ran a modeling test on one square mile of South Philadelphia.
The effect on property values, he said, could be even more dramatic: It all sounds like a win-win.
Once a tree goes in the ground, some human must care for it with occasional watering, pruning and the sweeping up of leaves. Developer John Westrum raised a slightly more bizarre obstacle to greening. For his recent unit town house development in South Philly, Westrum planted more than trees — only to see dozens ripped out by residents. But philadelpphia about a third are still in there because [residents] wanted their back yards for something else.
Previous PlanPhilly coverage of the green infrastructure.
Mayor Nutter addressed the Zoning Code Commission on Wednesday, stressing again his campaign pledge to make zoning and planning a top priority. He also vowed again to restore the Philadelphia Planning Commission to its s reputation as a model for planning agencies across the nation.
But the mayor also cracked the whip just a bit, calling for the group to hire an executive director. Despite its daunting task, the ZCC still has no support staff. Nutter said he wants to review candidates soon and make a hire by the end philadelohia this month.
Found in South Philadelphia, an Underground Railroad station. Philadelphia County Safety Map.
A second new Target on the way to South Philly. Hugh Tioga West Fairhill. Green Plan sneak peek, mayoral visit Tweet.
Trees It all sounds like a win-win. The visit was mostly a social call: Nutter shook almost every hand in the room before speaking. In other Administration news: Preservation Real Estate Development Zoning.
Oct 24, Zoning Sep 13, Philadelphia County Safety Map.
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