PHOTOS: Dilworth Park Grand Opening

Dilworth Park opens today.

Dilworth Park officially opened today with an 11 a.m. ribbon-cutting, and Philly Mag will be providing coverage throughout the day. We’ll be updating this post with more photos as the opening festivities proceed.

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“Rosa Blanca cafe has a preview opening at the ribbon-cutting for Dilworth Park.”

“A little Dixieland at Dilworth Park ribbon- cutting.”

“Seating area outside the Rosa Blanca cafe.”

“Glass awning for the underground SEPTA station at City Hall.”

“That didn’t take long. Hippies have returned!”

“Outside the SEPTA entrances, a little Philly history.”

“The man is keeping us down.”

“Giant digital screen at the new park.”

“Lots of activities planned at Dilworth Park.”

“SEPTA entrance at the Rosa Blanca cafe.”

“*Everything* is sponsored.”

“Patriot on stilts.”

“Ribbon, waiting for the cutting.”

“Inga Saffron is in judgment mode. She’s the Craig LaBan of parks! @ Dilworth Park.”

“Another look at the SEPTA entrance.”

Full house for dedication.

Paul Levy of Center City District, welcoming crowd.

Mayor Nutter speaks at opening.

Philly Jesus came out for the dedication.

A matching band helps inaugurate the septa entrances.

Entering the new sunlit SEPTA concourse for the first time.

Looking back up from bottom of new SEPTA entrance.