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Dilworth Plaza

(Mayor Nutter and other city and regional officials help cut a ceremonial ribbon to open Dilworth Park, at 15th and Market Streets in center city.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Dilworth Park, in Shadow of Phila. City Hall, Has Its Official Opening

Hundreds attended the opening of the brand new, renovated public space. It took 2½ years for the massive makeover.

09/04/2014

The new Dilworth Park (Credit: Justin Udo)

New Dilworth Park Open For Business In Center City

Dilworth Park, formerly known as Dilworth Plaza, reopens in Center City Thursday.

09/04/2014

(credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Sept. 4

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

09/04/2014

(Workers put finishing touches on a section of Dilworth Plaza, now renamed Dilworth Park, in the shadow of Philadelphia City Hall.)

West Plaza of City Hall Readied For Reopening in Early September

The opening is about four months late and about ten percent over budget, but the public will be able to return to the plaza, on the west apron of City Hall, starting on Thursday, September 4th.

08/19/2014

(Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia’s Dilworth Park Scheduled To Reopen Next Month

By Steve Tawa PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Dilworth Plaza is expected to reopen September 4th after major renovations to the area on the west side of City Hall. Officials are due to give an update on […]

08/18/2014

(Construction workers and equipment still dominate Dilworth Plaza, on the west apron of City Hall, as it undergoes a massive makeover above and below ground.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Dilworth Plaza Renovation Slightly Slower, Costlier Than Initial Plan

“During the last two years, we’ve encountered the normal things you find underground in a very old city,” notes Center City District president Paul Levy.

12/03/2013

(credit: CBS)

SEPTA Closing Center City Trolley Tunnel Tonight For Week-Long Construction Project

SEPTA’s Heather Redfern says the trolley tunnel will close at 10 o’clock tonight and won’t re-open until Monday, August 12th.

08/02/2013

file photo (credit: Al Novack)

SEPTA Running Shuttle Buses Between 11th and 30th Streets This Weekend

The ongoing construction at Dilworth Plaza will cause a weekend’s worth of inconvenience for Center City SEPTA riders.

01/10/2013

(Looking northwest from South Penn Square, near the Ritz-Carlton Residences.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Work Proceeds Apace on Renovation of Dilworth Plaza, at Philadelphia City Hall

Work crews have begun the next phase of the massive renovation of Dilworth Plaza, on the west apron of City Hall.

01/04/2013

(Love Park, at 15th and JFK Blvd., in file photo)

Nutter’s Next Budget Includes $20 Million For Love Park Makeover

Mayor Nutter wants City Hall to make JFK Plaza more user friendly.

03/09/2012

(Dilworth Plaza, near 15th and Market Streets in center city Philadelphia, where renovation work has already begun.  Credit:  Mike Dunn)

High Above Dilworth Plaza, Ceremonial ‘Groundbreaking’ Held For Plaza’s Makeover

Two months after “Occupy Philadelphia” protesters were evicted from Dilworth Plaza, on the west side of City Hall, city officials gathered for the long-awaited groundbreaking of the plaza’s renovation.

01/30/2012

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Knight Arts Foundation Picks 55 Finalists For Challenge Philadelphia Grants

The Knight Arts Foundation has picked 55 projects as finalists for its Challenge Philadelphia grants. The winners will share some $3-million in funding.

01/11/2012

Mummers Parade (credit: John Ostapkovich)

Fan-Friendly Changes Come To New Year’s Day Mummers Parade

There’s a fan-friendly change coming to the Mummers Parade on New Year’s Day, all because of what otherwise is a pain in the neck.

12/19/2011

(The mayor's office showed a graphic detailing where to walk -- and where NOT to walk -- during the renovations around City Hall.   Credit:  Paul Kurtz)

Mayor Nutter Outlines Safe Walking Route Around Dilworth Plaza Construction

The Nutter administration has developed a plan to help pedestrians get around Dilworth Plaza safely while construction workers spend the next 27 months renovating the area.

12/09/2011

(Pedestrians walk in a traffic lane along South Penn Square.  A sign instructs pedestrians not to cross to Dilworth Plaza, where the area is fenced off.   Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Officials Eyeing Safer Pedestrian Practices During Dilworth Plaza Rebuild

Even though the signs read “Sidewalk Closed,” some pedestrians used to cutting through the plaza are choosing to walk in the street along the southwest corner.

12/07/2011

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