From the director’s desk, Feb. 28

Dear PlanPhilly,

Don’t forget to RSVP for the presentation of the initial ideas for the central Delaware riverfront!  Designers and planners are gathering at Penn’s Landing today to begin their Design Visioning Workshop, and we look forward to see what evocative ideas they have for us on Saturday afternoon.

Saturday, March 3
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Independence Seaport Museum, Penn’s Landing Reception to follow
Register at

Parking at Penn’s Landing is FREE!  Just mention that you attending the PennPraxis waterfront event at the Seaport Museum.

Throughout the Workshop, we will have hourly updates on the designers’ progress on PlanPhilly, so check back throughout the next three days to see former Philadelphia Inquirer reporters provide updates on the design work and see how ideas are formed.

The Planning Principles have been written
( and the designers from all over the world will use them as the foundation for their work March 1-3.  So come see how your ideas come to life!

As always, for more details on PennPraxis and its Central Delaware Waterfront Planning Process, check out

Thanks for all your participation in the Planning Process so far, and we look forward to this must anticipated presentation of ideas on Saturday.

Please also see local editorials about the Planning Process:


PennPraxis Office
410 Duhring Wing
University of Pennsylvania School of Design Philadelphia, PA 19104-6311
Tel: 215-573-8720
Fax: 215-573-9600


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