Speaking of Spring Garden Street, Planning Director Karen Thompson said the pre-proposal meeting for the Spring Garden Connector project design RFP was well attended, and she was hoping that meant many submissions would be received by today’s deadline. UPDATE: Nine proposals were received by the deadline.

A short-list for the designer of perhaps the largest neighborhood-to-river connection project along the Central Delaware will be finalized early next week, she said, with interviews Nov. 5. Staff hopes to bring a proposed contract to the board executive committee at its December meeting. 

(via DRWC unveils Penn Street Trail renderings, and will soon hire designer for Spring Garden Connector | PlanPhilly: Planning Philadelphia’s Future)