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550 apartments, acres of public space planned for Festival Pier site

At its quarterly board meeting Friday morning, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation officially selected Jefferson Apartment Group and Haverford Properties to develop an empty waterfront site at the end of Spring…

    • Amtrak derailment

May 13: Tragedy unfolds as Amtrak train derails in Port Richmond

A major national tragedy unfolded in Port Richmond last night as a New York-bound Amtrak train derailed, killing six passengers, and sending more than 140 others to local hospitals. Amtrak,…

    • Festival Pier site, courtesy of DRWC
Eyes on the Street

In Festival Pier a chance to set new course for waterfront development

This May I’ll go see The Replacements play at Festival Pier – one of many seasonal concerts that will bring the drab slab at the end of Spring Garden Street fleetingly…

    • Live Nation's Festival Pier rendering | Groundswell Design Group
Eyes on the Street

Beach-meets-city at new Festival Pier space

Festival Pier at Penn's Landing debuts its new Shore-inspired look and vibe with Friday's Wired Fest. Groundswell Design Group principal David Fierabend describes the space as “an urban beach summer-time…

    • Image of Festival Pier site from Google Maps

Festival Pier building site likely to shrink

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation will likely need to shrink the footprint of planned future development for the city-owned Festival Pier site at the foot of Spring Garden Street – a…

    • A DRWC photo of the water near Pier 53

Design and development of new Pier 53 park to begin; divers have started analysis of this and other Central Delaware piers

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Thursday awarded a $1.5 million contract for the design and building of a new Pier 53 park to Applied Ecological Services, Inc. - a national…

Eyes on the Street

Public Space Roundup: Philly's Great Places, Viaduct park gets more love, new thinking for Festival Pier site, Occupy Philly chooses City Hall

Good morning Philly. Try to spend some time outside today, it's going to be a beautiful one. Here's a public space news roundup for your Wednesday Buzz. Philly's great neighborhoods, streets,…

    • The current plan for Festival Pier, with a hardscaped plaza

Plans for Festival Pier's future could change

A linear park extending Spring Garden Street to the Delaware River may replace the large, hardscaped plaza now at the center of the revitalization plan for the 10-acre Festival Pier site.…

    • What Festival Pier site could eventually look like

"Pre-development" work to begin at Festival Pier incinerator site

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation will soon begin preliminary work necessary to prepare the former incinerator site at Festival Pier for residential and other development. And a national architectural organization has…

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