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Central Delaware Riverfront goers may finally get an important amenity

Those who spend time on or near Race Street Pier may soon have an easier answer to what can be an extremely urgent question: Where's the bathroom? The Delaware River Waterfront…

    • The project area, from the RFP

Design firm hired for Spring Garden Street improvement project that will better link NoLibs with the Delaware River

The RBA Group, the same firm designing and building the Penn Street portion of the Central Delaware multipurpose trail, will design the Spring Garden Connector project. The Spring Garden Connector will…

    • Legislation creating new Central Delaware overlay is introduced, but can't get through council before summer recess

Bill creating zoning regs for Central Delaware Waterfront not likely to be introduced until 2013

It looks like legislation aimed at translating the principles of the Central Delaware Master Plan into zoning code won't be introduced until the new year, First District Councilman Mark Squilla said…

    • 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…

Thursday evening program presents artifacts, stories of Native American life in Philadelphia

Native American artifacts found during archaeological digs held in conjunction with the I-95 improvements project will be on display – and the topic of discussion – at The Independence Seaport Museum…

    • CDAG, other stream buffer advocates concerned about proposed amendments to 50-foot setback legislation

CDAG, other stream buffer advocates concerned about proposed amendments to 50-foot setback legislation

The Central Delaware Advocacy Group and other concerned groups hope to convince Philadelphia Councilman Bobby Henon to change his proposed amendments to stream buffer legislation.Several CDAG members have been representing…

    • RBA rendering, birdseye view of Penn Street Trail

DRWC unveils Penn Street Trail renderings, and will soon hire designer for Spring Garden Connector

Delaware River Waterfront Corporation planners unveiled renderings of the Penn Street portion of the Central Delaware Waterfront Trail at Friday's board meeting.This section of the trail will connect a greenway…

    • A rendering of a section of waterfront trail from the Central Delaware Master Plan

UPDATED: Waterfront stakeholders talk about ways to entice developers to provide access and build the proposed trail

Owners of property along the Central Delaware waterfront would be encouraged, but not forced, to allow public access to the river if current language under consideration for a zoning overlay is…

    • A DRWC map of the riverfront

Squilla hopes to finalize waterfront overlay legislation in mid-November

A zoning bill that would shape future development along the Central Delaware Waterfront could be finalized by mid-November, said First District City Councilman Mark Squilla.Squilla has held meetings to discuss…

    • What it would take to build an earthen berm for flood control on a section of Cobbs Creek in Eastwick

What it would take to build an earthen berm for flood control on a section of Cobbs Creek in Eastwick

The actual construction of an earthen berm to control flooding along Cobbs Creek in Eastwick would likely take only a couple of months. But it will take significantly longer for the…

    • Eastwick residents at the city council hearing on flooding in their community

City says feds need to build earthen berm to provide flooding relief in Eastwick, and 722 apartments won't make it worse

Flooding in Eastwick is a very real problem, but it would not be made worse by a proposed 722-unit apartment complex, the Philadelphia water commissioner and the deputy mayor who oversees…

    • 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…

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…

    • Rendering of Ensemble's Pier 34 and 35 proposal | Cope Linder Architects

Public path to river and other changes convince PCPC to approve plan for residential tower at Piers 34 and 35

A plan of development for a 209-unit residential development at Piers 34 and 35 was approved by the Philadelphia City Planning Commission Tuesday, after the developer amended the plan with an…

    • The Marina View project at 230 N. Columbus Blvd.

Planning Commission approves changes to Marina View plan of development

Developer Ensemble Real Estate has amended its original plan for Marina View Towers - a residential project at 230 N. Columbus Avenue, near the Benjamin Franklin Bridge – by adding more…

    • 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…

    • The main façade of the former Ajax Metal Company (2012)

Waterfront developer plans 3,000-person music venue, restaurants, a bowling alley and a distillery at Ajax Metal Works site

Developer Michael Samschick hopes to transform the former Ajax Metal Works, at Frankford and Delaware avenues in Fishtown, into a 3,000-person music venue, a bowling alley, two restaurants and a distillery.…

    • Rendering of Ensemble's Pier 34 and 35 proposal | Cope Linder Architects

Planning Commission won't approve extra height on waterfront unless developer does something for the public in return

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission did not approve the plan for a 180-foot tall residential tower Ensemble Real Estate wants to build on the site of Piers 34 and 35 South…

    • WR&A Vice President Jeffrey Riegner sums up the findings

Delaware Ave./Columbus Blvd. traffic study proposes more turn lanes, longer lights on weekends, and better-marked bike routes

A Delaware Avenue/Columbus Boulevard traffic study recommends adding left-hand turn lanes onto the I-95 Northbound ramp and Washington Avenue, adjustments to the time it takes for traffic lights to cycle and…

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