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DRWC Unveils Early Redevelopment Plans for Festival Pier Site

Welp, it’s official. The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation has chosen the partnership of Jefferson Apartment Group and Haverford Properties to transform the 11.5-acre Festival Pier […]

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Report: Board Could Choose Festival Pier Developer on Friday (Updated)

Spring Garden Street leading up to the Delaware River has become a hotbed of development activity this year, and there’s probably no bigger project on […]

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Hey, Philly: Pier 68 Park Is Now Open

It’s official: Pier 68 is now open! In a ribbon-cutting ceremony that took place Wednesday, October 1st, Mayor Michael Nutter cut the symbolic cord of a newly transformed […]

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DRWC Releases Summer at the Waterfront Schedule of Events

Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) is keeping things bustling along our eastern shore this summer, with Philly’s first outdoor roller rink at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest and, of […]

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Morning Headlines: Parcel on Delaware Waterfront Seeks Expressions of Interest

Now here’s an exciting update for developers looking for a piece of the Delaware waterfront: the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation has put out a Request for […]

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Huzzah! Pier 53 Is Officially Washington Avenue Pier

Today was the formal opening of the Washington Avenue Pier, which you may remember — from yesterday — as Pier 53. Part of the Master […]

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The Newly Revamped Pier 53 Has Its Ribbon-Cutting Tomorrow

Once the most beautiful development site in the city, Pier 53 is now done and ready to go. A ceremonial ribbon-cutting of the new park, […]

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Sweet Public Spaces and Development on the Waterfront

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC), which is giving a shot of adrenaline to Philadelphia’s underused waterfront, is planning several new public spaces to draw […]

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Morning Headlines: Penn’s Landing Redevelopment Plans Still Being Perfected

As of now, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) has more of what project manager Karen Thompson calls “a conceptual framework.” But in a little […]

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Morning Headlines: New Waterfront Development Approved

The Planning Commission gave approval yesterday for Renaissance Plaza, a four-tower development with plans calling for 1,350 rentals, two public gyms, restaurants and retail. PlanPhilly […]

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Waterfront News: Groundbreaking for Boardwalk Park at Washington Avenue

It’s more activity at the Delaware River waterfront. A planned new park at the site of Pier 53 will break ground. A project of the Delaware […]

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Saffron Underwhelmed By Waterfront Plans: “The Free Pretzels Were the Same”

Philadelphia Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron attended the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation’s Penn’s Landing presentation last week, during which new concepts were presented to the […]

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Plans for the Future of Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia’s Sixth Square [RENDERINGS]

Last night a crowd of engaged citizens, architects, planners, and neighborhood residents gathered under a large tent at Festival Pier to hear all about the […]

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Tonight: Public Meeting on the Future of Penn’s Landing

Tonight the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation hosts a public meeting at Festival Pier (601 N. Columbus Blvd.) to reveal preliminary proposals and renderings for an […]