Monthly Archives: July 2011

Penn Park to open soon and a new bridge at Locust Street is being built

The brand new park, on the University City waterfront that the University of Pennsylvania has been building for some time, is about to open to the public any day now.  At the same time, a new connector bridge over the … Continue reading

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Philadelphia 2035 planning process moves to next phase with community meetings in West and South Philadelphia

Recently, I had a chance to attend the Philadelphia City Planning Commission district planning community meetings, that are part of their Philadelphia 2035 long-term planning process.  The district meetings are the next phase in the process.  The first phase focused … Continue reading

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House of Blues comes to the Delaware River waterfront!

A new concert venue, associated with the House of Blues brand, is coming to Richmond Street, along the Fishtown waterfront on the Central Delaware waterfront.  The proposed venue is being developed by David Grasso, of Grasso Holdings and FOF Entertainment Group, and … Continue reading

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Race Street Pier, on Penn’s Landing, is open

It’s been talked about and photographed quite a bit lately, so here’s my article on the new Race Street Pier on Penn’s Landing.  Race Street Pier, formerly known as Pier 11, has just opened to rave reviews just south, and … Continue reading

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