Plan in works for Center City Philadelphia Casino
Foxwoods casino officials are moving forward with a revised plan for Center City Philadelphia that would put a slots parlor in the Gallery Mall. According to Alan Greenberger, executive director of the city planning commission, the city would render a verdict on the casino plan before Foxwoods asks the state gaming commission to approve the revised site.
The city in the next few months plans to hold public meetings on the casino issue in both Chinatown and nearby Washington Square West, mayoral spokesman Luke Butler said in Monday’s statement.
The development plan will include drawings of how the casino would look from the street; a management plan for both vehicular and pedestrian traffic; parking and public transportation considerations; and an evaluation of security needs, gambling addiction and other issues.
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