Committee Approves 3D Signage For Center City

 

Rendering of one of three “urban experiential displays” envisioned for the Center City streetscape.

Rendering of one of three “urban experiential displays” envisioned for the Center City streetscape.

  • A City Council Committee decided yesterday to ignore the Planning Commission’s recommendations against Catalyst Outdoors’ bid to install three “urban experiential displays” in Center City. After the unanimous vote Councilman Bill Greenlee told Plan Philly that he and his colleagues were irked by how the Planning Commission handled the process since their initial review last month. “If they had a fundamental [opposition], I think they should have just said that, instead of having people, including their own staff, go through all this work and … address just about every specific concern that was raised, yet then said, ‘We don’t like it.’ Well, maybe they should have just said that.” A final decision from the full Council will likely come next week.
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