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You Can Celebrate the Rail Park’s First Birthday on Friday

Philly’s Rail Park turns one on Friday — and you can attend a party to celebrate. Friends of the Rail Park will host a birthday […]

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The Trestle Inn’s New Outdoor Lounge Brings Palm Springs Vibes to the Rail Park

With the long-awaited Rail Park open as of last month, it was only a matter of time before al fresco drinking establishments started popped up nearby, mushroom-like, to quench […]

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PHOTOS: Philadelphia’s First Rail Park Is Officially Open

The day has come, Philly: The city’s brand-new elevated Rail Park is (at long last) open. You can now take a leisurely stroll up what was […]

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What to Expect at Philly’s New Rail Park

If you’ve been to NYC’s High Line, you know: Abandoned railways can become beautiful public spaces when they get an urbanist makeover. After eight years […]

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Meet the Man Who’s Making Philly’s 3-Mile Rail Park a Reality

The much-anticipated first section of Philadelphia’s new Rail Park will open in less than a month. Last week, Friends of the Rail Park (one of […]

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Toast the End of Summer With a Fiesta at the Viaduct Rail Park

We all know that Labor Day weekend is the unofficial end of the season. But the second-last weekend of summer is still deep in day-drinking, […]

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This Drone Footage of the Rail Park Will Fuel Your City-Running Daydreams

I can’t resist going to the High Line every time I visit New York. And every single time, I am reminded that, while it’s a […]

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Jawdropper of the Week: Industrial Chic in Callowhill

You know those glamorous lofts you see in the movies? The ones with huge windows and amazing views of the city, exposed brick walls everywhere giving […]

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Aerial Photo of Reading Viaduct Gives Runners Something to Daydream About

Earlier this spring, on one of the first really warm days of the year, I was locking my bike up near the base of the Reading Viaduct, the […]

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Pop-Up Beer Garden Coming to Rail Park

This summer, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society plans to open two pop-up beer gardens, a return to 15th and South streets plus a new park at the foot […]

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The City Walk You’ve Been Waiting For: The Rail Park Tour

DesignPhiladelphia, the city’s best known architecture and design festival extending for up to nine days, kicks off in about two weeks, but we’ll get to that […]

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Rail Park Project to Get Additional Funding from City

The long-awaited Rail Park project in Callowhill is now $3.5 million away from reaching the $8.6 million goal required for construction. According to PlanPhilly’s Jim Saksa, […]

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Rail Park Update: Philadelphia Art Commission Approves Design

The June 5th Memorial wasn’t the only project to take a step forward yesterday. Almost a month after having granted conceptual approval for the Rail Park […]

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SEPTA Expected to Lease Reading Viaduct Spur to Rail Park Project, Sale to City to Follow

Can you believe this is really happening? Unlike other potentially transformative neighborhood projects that either get stuck in some funding lurch, bureaucratic nonsense hole, or […]

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Morning Headlines: 5 Philly Parks, Including The Rail Park, Get Boost in Funding

The William Penn Foundation will partner with The Knight Foundation to donate $11 million to five city parks, according to a report from Inga Saffron in […]