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Philadelphia’s Lost Waterfront

The wharves and docks of William Penn’s city that helped build a nation are gone—lost to the onslaught of more than three hundred years of development. Yet the bygone streets and…

Tai Chi along the Delaware River!

First 6 Weeks FREE – March 30 to May 5 After May 5th, costs $45 for 6 weeks or $8.00 per session No pre-registration required.  Instructor Gretchen Gerhauser Every Thursday at…

More waterfront projects to be announced tomorrow

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, William Penn Foundation President Feather Houstoun, and Delaware River Waterfront Corporation President Tom Corcoran will tomorrow announce a new round of projects for the Delaware River waterfront.…

Casino-Free Philadelphia's alternate waterfront development mural

Casino-Free Philadelphia is creating a community mural depicting the waterfront as the activists would have it developed. Help the group create the mural at Frankford Avenue First Friday, August 6,…

    • The plan for the park at Pier 53

The invisible becomes seen at site of future Pier 53 park

June 5, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyEast Torresdale resident Jack Butler, 67, stooped to add another long swoosh of bright blue paint to Washington Avenue, while South Philadelphia…

    • This mostly paved upland area at Pier 53 will soon be a park

Pier 53 park to open in August

April 26, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyAn acre of ground at Pier 53 – a spot that is now mostly asphalt – will soon be a park with…

Inquirer: DRPA approves contract for Phila. light-rail studies

Inquirer: DRPA approves contract for Phila. light-rail studies A waterfront rail line in Philadelphia moved closer to reality yesterday as the Delaware River Port Authority approved a $6.5 million contract…

    • CDAG meeting

CDAG discussion heats up over potential meeting with Wynn

March 11, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe Central Delaware Advocacy Group had an at-times heated debate about whether and when members should meet with prospective Foxwoods Casino developer…

Philly Weekly Spotlights the Delaware Riverfront

In this week's Multimedia section of Philadelphia Weekly, Stephen Metzger posts a video about the Delaware riverfront, the many neighborhoods it touches and the variety of activities at the river's…

On track: Phila. waterfront rail line

Inquirer: On track: Phila. waterfront rail line Plans for a waterfront rail line in Philadelphia took a step forward yesterday, as a Delaware River Port Authority committee approved a $6.5…

Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Publishes Year One Report

Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Year One Report Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) was formed on January 30, 2009 in an effort led by Mayor Michael A. Nutter to establish a new…

Pier 53 Design and Construction Plan RFP

Pier 53 Design and Construction Plan RFP The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation and the City of Philadelphia are seeking proposals from qualified design/build consultants to prepare a design and construction plan…

Inquirer: DRPA light-rail plan costlier than one city rejected

Inquirer: DRPA light-rail plan costlier than one city rejected Did Philadelphia miss a chance for a cheaper, faster way to get a streetcar line along the Delaware River waterfront? In…

NYT: Providence RI moves interstate to reconnect with cut-off neighborhoods

New York Times: Providence RI moves interstate to reconnect with cut-off neighborhoods This city, which once moved rivers to create a new urban design, is now moving a major highway…

Daily News Editorial: On the waterfront

Daily News: On the waterfront FOR THOSE disgusted with events like the recent transit strike - in which deals are done in closed rooms with citizens having little say in…

Inquirer Editorial: No desire for streetcars

A plan to restore trolley service along East Market Street to link Center City with the Delaware River waterfront seems problematic on several fronts. Beyond the danger of snarling downtown traffic,…

Steinberg: Let's make progress on riverfronts

Oct. 1 Commentary / Harris SteinbergThings are starting to move along the Central Delaware - literally. Just this week, the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) is holding hearings on transit…

Steinberg: A master plan for the river

Steinberg: A master plan for the river Click the link above to read the opinion pieice in today's Daily News written by PennPraxis Executive Director Harris Steinberg, who asks why the…

DRPA Announces Open Houses On Philadelphia Waterfront Transit Expansion Alternatives

DRPA Announces Open Houses On Philadelphia Waterfront Transit Expansion AlternativesDRPA CEO and PATCO President, John J. Matheussen, has announced two open houses in Philadelphia on an Alternatives Analysis for expanding…

    • CDAG issues waterfront progress report

CDAG's stand: form over function

Sept. 10By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyMembers of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group spent much of their Thursday meeting talking about  how they should respond to the Pennsylvania Gaming…

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