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    • An X-shaped table could be for lunch or conferences

Central Green gives Navy Yard creative commons

Over the last 10 years we’ve come to expect unabashedly contemporary commercial architecture, green urban design, and progressive adaptive reuse projects at the Navy Yard. Now the freshly finished Central Green,…

    • Map of the land PHL hopes to buy, and its plan

PHL Local Gaming offers $6 million for former produce, seafood site

PHL Local Gaming, the entity which wants to build Casino Revolution at Front Street and Pattison Avenue, has made a $6 million offer to purchase 28.4 acres from the Philadelphia Industrial…

    • The Lower Schuylkill Master Plan calls for a new river road to improve access and circulation. See the red line above for its possible alignment. | Graphic from Lower Schuylkill Master Plan

Improving access in the Lower Schuylkill Innovation District

Much of the Lower Schuylkill is an impenetrable, legacy industrial landscape, and good access is one problem holding back its tremendous potential. But the Lower Schuylkill has been lavished with…



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About Lower South:

Lower South is a corner of Philadelphia that attracts thousands of visitors and employees to the sports complex and Navy Yard from across the region.  But to most it remains an unexplored place with unknown potential.  Lower South is very different than other planning districts because it is primarily nonresidential in character and broken into large, distinct areas with limited access and use.  There are nearly three times the number of people employed here than residents.

Lower South is largely non-residential and includes the sports complex, the Navy Yard; large industrial areas, including port, food distribution, and shipbuilding facilities; Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) Park.


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