Philadelphia Pop-up Park Makes List Of World’s Best Urban Beaches

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Well, this is exciting.

Travel site has ranked a Philadelphia park among the best urban beaches – in the world. And it’s not even a permanent fixture!

The article, which was published on the Huffington Post, selected eight city beaches from all over the globe.

Spots like Berlin’s City-Wide and London’s Camden Beach made the list, and so did the City of Brotherly Love’s very own Spruce Street Harbor Park.

“The highlight is a traditional wooden boardwalk lined with street food stalls and arcade games in old shipping containers,” writes.

What’s more, Spruce Street is a temporary “pop-up” park in its first year and has only been open a little over a month. It’s slated to close at the end of August.

The only other American urban beach to make the Post roundup was the North Avenue Beach in Chicago.

To see the full list, click here.

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