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Setting a New Course for the River
Enjoying the River
Getting to the River
Cleaning Up the River
"An Action Plan for the Central Delaware: 2008-2018" was developed in partnership with PennPraxis by the civic associations of the Central Delaware Riverfront.
Dickinson Narrows Civic Association
Fishtown Neighbors Association
Franklin Bridge North Neighbors Association
Neighbors Allied for a Better Riverfront
New Kensington Community Development Corporation
Northern Liberties Neighbors Association
Old Swede’s Court Homeowners’ Association
Old City Civic Association
Pennsport Civic Association
Port Richmond on Patrol and Civic Association
Queen Village Neighbors Association
River’s Edge Community Association
Society Hill Civic Association
Society Hill Towers Management Office
We gratefully acknowledge the William Penn Foundation for its funding of this effort.
These civic principles summarize the aspirations of Philadelphia’s residents for the future of their riverfront. They have served as the foundation for the Civic Vision and the Action Plan for the central Delaware:
Reconnect the city to the river’s edge.
Honor the river.
Design with nature.
Strike the right balance.
Take the long view.
Protect the public good.
Make it real, Philadelphia