CHPlanning Ltd.

Design & Engagement

 
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Race street PIER

CHPlanning assisted a national design team with the public involvement and urban design process for the redevelopment of Race Street Pier.

Highlights

  • Worked closely with the Philadelphia Horticultural Society, PennPraxis, and PlanPhilly to develop an inclusive public participation process to determine the best use for the pier.
  • Helped develop a community survey and analyze its results.
  • In response to community input, the pier was redeveloped as a park that provides a distinct physical experience and reconnects the City to the River.
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NORTH CAMDEN NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN

CHPlanning led an intensive public involvement effort and brought together various organizations and residents to define shared values and reach consensus on priority improvements.

Highlights

  • Managed the community outreach plan
  • Facilitated focus groups and public meetings attended by hundreds of stakeholders and neighborhood residents
  • Created and conducted surveys of residents to identify important issues and community concerns
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Schuylkill River Trail Preliminary and Final Design

This study developed preliminary alternatives and a final design concept for the multi‐use Schuylkill River Trail extending between Locust Street and South Street.

Highlights

  • Developed preliminary aesthetic and landscape design alternatives
  • Assisted with the final trail and landscape design plans
  • Final design included an innovative half-mile long over-thewater boardwalk trail extension