Eleanor Sharpe

Executive Director
Philadelphia City Planning Commission

Eleanor Sharpe is a Deputy Director in the Department of Planning and Development. She is responsible for the Division of Planning and Zoning. She oversees the Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC), the Historical Commission, the Art Commission and the Zoning Board of Adjustment.

Sharpe is also the Executive Director of the Planning Commission. She works with City Council, City agencies, and civic and community organizations to implement the recommendations of Philadelphia2035, the city’s comprehensive plan. The plan aims to improve the city’s built environment.

Sharpe has a Bachelor of Architecture from Howard University and a master’s in city planning from the University of Pennsylvania.