Delaware River Waterfront Corporation
Tucked between the US Coast Guard Station and the Sheet Metal Workers’ union headquarters, at Washington Avenue and Columbus Boulevard, is the Washington Avenue Pier.
DRWC president Tom Corcoran explains that Pier 68 South is located adjacent to the Walmart-Home Depot-Superfresh shopping complex in South Philadelphia.
The highly anticipated Spruce Street Harbor Park is beginning to take shape and is expected to be ready by Friday.
From exercise, to art and theater, there’s a lot to do in Philadelphia this weekend.
The Delaware River waterfront is gearing up for summer with a lineup of free festivals, multicultural events, and concerts.
The temporary park will include a boardwalk, an “urban beach,” lily pad water gardens, a pop-up restaurant and bar and nets that will allow guests to literally hang out on the water.
To celebrate the 20th Anniversary season of the River Rink along the Penn’s Landing, “Winterfest” has been created around the ice skating rink — and it opens on Friday.
Construction is set to begin on the pier park on the Delaware River at Washington Avenue Green.
Jodie Milkman, with the DRWC, says the new summer concert series is called “Third Thursday, Live and Local,” and features live, local music the third Thursday of every month.
The ribbon-cutting and inaugural bike ride showcased Philadelphia’s first separated on-road bicycle and pedestrian trail, running for about 1,400 feet from Spring Garden Street to Ellen Street.
“There’ll be more events this year than we ever had before,” says Tom Corcoran, president of the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation.
The DRWC’s Lizzie Woods says they’ll be unveiling new designs for the rotting, long-abandoned pier.
The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation is looking for design teams to submit proposals for a new project; the creation of the eight acre Penn’s Landing Park that would connect part of Old City with the waterfront.
The William Penn, the Ben Franklin and the Stephen Girard constitute the “Water Link,” a long-postponed plan to let more people experience the Delaware River on the water.
Philadelphia’s Multicultural Affairs Congress is teaming up with the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation for the Sixth Annual Global Fusion Festival to take place in July.