You are viewing 12 articles with the tag Race Street Connector by the author Kellie Patrick Gates

    • The north side of the Race Street Connector (left) will feature a wide multi-use sidewalk and the same metal fencing as the south side.

North side of Race Street Connector project is back on the construction calendar

Walking or biking from Old City to Race Street Pier will become twice as nice later this year, as construction on improvements to the north side of Race Street are set…

    • The north side of the Race Street Connector (left) will feature a wide multi-use sidewalk and the same metal fencing as the south side.

The reason for the delay on Race Street Connector's north side

Wondering why work hasn't begun on the north side of the Race Street Connector project that links Old City to the Race Street Pier? First, there was money, but no permit.…

    • William Penn Foundation money helped fund the Race Street Connector

William Penn seeds $5 million more for waterfront access

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation has received a second $5 million gift from the William Penn Foundation, designated to pay for projects that increase public access to the Central Delaware Waterfront…

    • Rendering of the future Pier 53 Park

How-to Penn's Landing study underway

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Board of Directors also learned Friday that construction would soon begin on the north side of the Race Street connector, saw a new Pier 53 rendering…

    • Columbia Avenue connector

Neighborhood-to-waterfront connector street projects moving forward

Progress continues on three street improvement projects designed to better link Philadelphia neighborhoods with the Central Delaware Riverfront through improved pedestrian and bicycle access, lighting, landscaping and signage.Delaware River Waterfront…

    • Sketch of a possible future Pier 9

DRWC talks about Pier 9's future and a parking lot's past

Pier 9 – the municipal space with a large building on it that sits next to Race Street Pier – could one day boast on open-air porch, cafe-seating overlooking the neighboring…

    • Image shows the Penn Street trail segment in green, existing SugarHouse trail in blue

Design work on a new section of waterfront trail and a link between the waterfront and Fishtown begins

Design work is beginning on a new section of the Central Delaware multi-purpose trail – which will run along Delaware Avenue and Penn Street, from the foot of Spring Garden Street…

    • New lighting beneath I-95 on the Race Street Connector

Race Street Connector opens

After more than a year of planning and construction, the mayor flipped a switch, and what had been a dark portion of Race Street beneath an I-95 overpass was flooded with…

    • The section of the under-the-overpass sign pointing toward the river

Progress on Race Street Connector project

The Race Street Connector project – the streetscape and lighting improvements meant to make the linkage between the riverfront at Race Street Pier and Old City more obvious and pleasant –…

An update on the Race Street Connector project

A mock up of the Race Street Connector light screen - a key part of the street improvements between 2nd Street and the waterfront aimed at making the journey from Old…

    • Work has begun on the Race Street Connector

The blueprint for the Central Delaware riverfront is nearing completion, but just a summary will be released this month

After years of collecting and distilling Philadelphians' dreams for the Central Delaware Waterfront – and mixing in some economic and other on-the-ground realities - planners are nearly ready to release a…

    • Mayor Michael Nutter

Mayor talks planning with city leaders at the Mayor's Institute on City Design

Thursday and today, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and about 50 other mayors, as well as design professionals, are in Chicago for the National Mayor's Summit on City Design, sponsored by…

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