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Comprehensive Planning

Philadelphia2035 Comprehensive Plan

posted on October 31st, 2018  |  Read more

2018 Award for Special Achievement Philadelphia2035 Comprehensive Plan Philadelphia City Planning Commission Philadelphia2035 is the official vision for the future of the city’s development, the first written comprehensive plan since the 1960 plan under the directorship of Edmund Bacon. Philadelphia2035 is the culmination of research, outreach, collaboration, and planning with multiple partners and stakeholders. Over   

Alleghenies Ahead-Shared Strategies for a Stronger Region

posted on October 31st, 2018  |  Read more

2018 Award for a Plan Alleghenies Ahead-Shared Strategies for a Stronger Region Southern Alleghenies Regional Planning & Development Commission and the Counties of Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon & Somerset Alleghenies Ahead is an unprecedented multi-county comprehensive plan.  It involves six counties ranging in population from 15,000 to 135,000.  The counties realized they have common   

Comprehensive Plan for the Preservation, Infill, and Redevelopment of Lower Merion Township

posted on November 14th, 2017  |  Read more

2017 Daniel Burnham Award for Comprehensive Plan Comprehensive Plan for the Preservation, Infill, and Redevelopment of Lower Merion Township Lower Merion Township (Montgomery County) The 2016 Lower Merion Comprehensive Plan is the township’s fifth comprehensive plan and continues a long-standing commitment to innovative planning. The plan is both visionary and pragmatic. It is issues-based and   

Erie Refocused

posted on November 17th, 2016  |  Read more

2016 Daniel Burnham Award for a Comprehensive Plan Erie Refocused: Comprehensive Plan & Community Decision-Making Guide City of Erie, czbLLC The City of Erie Comprehensive Plan was adopted in March 2016.  The plan’s original data and pointed presentation bring clarity to the city’s recent weak market conditions and spreading disinvestment, and invoke the need to   

Montgomery County Comprehensive Plan – Montco 2040: A Shared Vision

posted on July 6th, 2016  |  Read more

2015 Daniel Burnham Award for a Comprehensive Plan Montgomery County Comprehensive Plan – Montco 2040: A Shared Vision Montgomery County Planning Commission The Montgomery County Comprehensive Plan was adopted in January 2015 after a dynamic two-year community visioning process.  All research, outreach, marketing, and plan preparation work was done by the county planning staff.  The   

Dream Dormont – 2013 Comprehensive Plan

posted on December 23rd, 2014  |  Read more

2014 Annual Award Winner – Daniel Burnham Award for  a Comprehensive PlanAwarded to the Borough of Dormont, Interface Studio, Sam Schwartz Engineering, Duane Morris Government Strategies Dream Dormont grew out of a desire by officials to redefine the borough and set a fresh approach for the future. The plan is definitely fresh in its look   

Positively Altoona, the City of Altoona’s Comprehensive Plan, City of Altoona

posted on April 17th, 2014  |  Read more

2013 Annual Awards Winner – Daniel Burnham Award for a Comprehensive Plan Positively Altoona, the City of Altoona’s Comprehensive Plan, City of Altoona Positively Altoona was born from uniquely critical circumstances – decades of decline that called for new planning solutions and fiscal recovery under Pennsylvania’s Act 47.  City planners ensured both were intertwined.  Planning