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    • A photo of the Hermione replica, courtesy of the Friends of L' Hermione

Tall ships, including a replica of Gen. Lafayette's, coming to the Delaware next summer

Huge sailing ships will head into Philadelphia and Camden next summer for the first tall ship festival held here since 2000, and L'Hermione, a replica of the ship that brought General…

    • Launching the skiff Nemo, which was built at the museum.

Boat race, scavenger hunt tie city's two rivers together

This weekend, canoes, kayaks, skiffs and whale boats will race around Philadelphia via the city's two rivers. Saturday's Walnut2Walnut Regatta is part of the latest Independence Seaport Museum effort to remind…

    • Pier 68

Studio Bryan Hanes to lead Pier 68 fishing focused team

Local landscape architecture and urban design firm Studio Bryan Hanes has been hired to lead the team creating a new fishing focused park at Pier 68, behind the Columbus Boulevard Walmart…

    • Penns Landing master plan rendering

Future of Penn's Landing public meeting Tuesday

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation and its hired design firm will share their preliminary concepts for re-doing Penn's Landing  - including the capping of a portion of I-95 and Delaware Avenue…

    • Pier 68

New fishing pier coming to South Philadelphia

Pier 68 will become a public fishing pier under a plan being developed by The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation. “This is the next new park we plan to do on the…

    • The USS Somerset

Ship honoring Flight 93 passengers to be commissioned at Penn's Landing

A ship commemorating the airline passengers who died in Somerset County, PA on Sept. 11, 2001, will be commissioned at Penn's Landing on March 1, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation announced.…

    • Columbia Connector West of I-95, showing wolf and turkey

Work on Columbia Avenue sculptures gets go-ahead, other waterfront projects progress

Light-bearing bronze sculptures of turtles, and a lit-up fiberglass turkey and wolf, are on their way to Columbia Avenue, as part of an effort to better connect the waterfront to Fishtown.…

    • Penn's Landing Park, the Master Plan vision

DRWC names Hargreaves to design Penn's Landing re-do

The firm that designed Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London and Louisville's Waterfront Park, which links that city with the Ohio River, will soon begin design and engineering work on a…

    • Penn Street Trail, looking south

Construction of Penn Street Trail starts next month

Construction will begin next month on the Penn Street portion of the Central Delaware River trail, which will stretch from the end of Spring Garden Street, along Columbus Boulevard to Penn…

    • Penns Landing master plan rendering

Engineering work soon to begin for 8-acre park atop I-95, Columbus Boulevard

The search is on for engineers and designers to figure out how to redevelop Penn's Landing and connect it to the city – largely with an eight-acre park that would fully…

    • Height limits DRWC Master Plan for Delaware

Central Delaware overlay nears introduction

Zoning legislation that would create rules for development along the Central Delaware waterfront could be introduced later this month. “That's the goal,” Central Delaware Advocacy Group Vice Chairman Joe Schiavo said…

    • Plan for the Central Delaware

Planning and development, a look back at 2012

It's been a busy year for planning and development in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia City Planning Commission added more detail to Philadelphia2035, the city's comprehensive plan, by adopting three district-level plans that…

    • Meeting participants posted their thoughts on this arbor idea

The art of turning Pier 53 into a park

The work of turning what was once Philadelphia's Ellis Island into the gateway of a Delaware River wetlands park has begun. About 50 people attended the first public input session on…

RFP goes out for Spring Garden Connector project, plus other riverfront project updates

An RFP went out this week seeking a designer for the Spring Garden Connector project -  improvements with the goal of making walking or biking from Northern Liberties to the waterfront…

    • RFP goes out for Spring Garden Connector project, plus other riverfront project updates

RFP goes out for Spring Garden Connector project, plus other riverfront project updates

An RFP went out this week seeking a designer for the Spring Garden Connector project -  improvements with the goal of making walking or biking from Northern Liberties to the waterfront…

    • New Waterfront Corporation Design Review Committee will evaluate development proposals for the Central Delaware

New Waterfront Corporation Design Review Committee will evaluate development proposals for the Central Delaware

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Thursday launched a committee that will review development proposals for the Central Delaware Waterfront and evaluate how well the proposals fit with the Central Delaware Master…

    • 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…

    • Sarah Thorp

Thorp leaving DRWC for city water department

After nearly three years of guiding the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation's planning for the Central Delaware Riverfront, Sarah Thorp is moving on.Thorp's last day with DRWC is Aug. 10. But…

    • Preliminary Design for Penn Street Trail

Delaware/Columbus traffic study to be released in July; DRWC gets updates on other waterfront projects

The long-awaited Delaware River Waterfront Corporation traffic study on Delaware Avenue and Columbus Boulevard is set for public release in July.“It has suffered from many delays over the past six…

    • The shipway found on the eastern portion of the site in 1987 / Philadelphia Archaeological Forum

Archaeological exploration soon to begin at the south end of West Shipyard

Exploratory archaeology is set to begin - again - at the historic West Shipyard site.Located beneath what is now a Vine Street parking lot, the site is a rare remnant…

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