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    • Councilman Bobby Henon speaking at site of proposed park in Bridesburg

Final design phase begins for riverfront park in Bridesburg

Tucked away behind a parking lot filled with yellow school buses and a busy metal recycling facility along the Delaware River in Bridesburg, there is a rutted, weed-strewn 10-acre lot. It…

    • Lardner's Point Park | Claire Schmidt / PlanPhilly

Living shoreline at Lardner's Point a model project

The shoreline at Lardner’s Point Park is tidy—kind of. The rows of willows on the slope leading away from the water are neatly maintained, and a manicured dirt path leads from…

    • Looking south at the Tacony fishing and boat launch toward the Betsy Ross and Delair Bridges.

DRCC gets $125,000 to update plan for North Delaware Greenway

Philadelphia’s North Delaware riverfront is evolving after years of work from the Delaware River City Corporation (DRCC) and its partners to advance the cause of a new recreational greenway and public…

    •  15 Trolley, 15th and Girard | Theresa Stigale

It's been a bumpy ride. Philly Transportation: A Year in Review

As 2015 draws to a close, it’s only natural to look back and reflect. Virtually every news story you’ll read this week, including this one, is some variant of “A Year…

    • Rendering of Park with stage, Betsy Ross Bridge in background

Delaware Avenue extension drives a path for proposed new park in Bridesburg

Wednesday evening officials unveiled plans for a 10-acre, riverfront park to replace a school bus parking lot in Bridesburg. Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and the Delaware River City Corporation (DRCC) collaborated…

    • K&T Trail segment in Lardner's Point Park, Tacony

Council authorizes acquisitions for Delaware River trails

At its last session of the year on Thursday, City Council adopted two bills authorizing the city to acquire property for recreational trails along the Delaware River waterfront. One bill would…

    • DRWC statement of net position

DRWC's annual audit

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation earlier this month adopted its annual financial statements and audit report. The documents included information about the past three fiscal years, 2011, 2012 and 2013, but…

    • A cyclist cruises on the new Port Richmond Trail's new pervious pavement

Completed Port Richmond Trail returns the river to its neighbors

One year and one week after officials broke ground on the Port Richmond Trail, they returned to open the 1.6-mile segment, which runs along Allegheny and Delaware avenues to Lewis…

    • Philadelphia trail priorities

New trail master plan ranks proposals by priority

Philadelphia has prioritized the 75 trails proposed within its city limits – a decision that could impact which projects receive state, federal or foundation grant money and city capital dollars. The…

    • connectorbridge
Eyes on the Street

Regional Trail Updates: CSX Bridge complete, Port Richmond Trail in the works

In a busy few days for the city’s regional trail network, the Schuylkill River Park Connector Bridge opened to the public and partners broke ground on the Port Richmond Trail in…

    • The new Lardner's Point Park was unveiled in Tacony Monday. Photo/Michelle Alton

Photos: Lardner's Point Park brings waterfront green space to Tacony

The new Lardner's Point Park was unveiled in Tacony Monday. Photo/Michelle Alton Six months after politicians put shovel to ground on a cold November day, Lardner's Point Park opened for…

Pennypack on the Delaware work completed

Mariann Porter Dempsey reports that the river path at POTD was completed yesterday with the help of 49 people.  Some DRCC Board and staff members were joined by Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz,…

    • Plans for Lardner's Point Park | Delaware River City Corporation
Eyes on the Street

Lardner's Point Park construction begins, Occupy offered limited permit, Duffy String Band preps, PECO substation reuse

The Delaware River City Corporation officially broke ground on Lardner’s Point Park this week, PlanPhilly reports. The new park will be built next to the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge, and riverside from the…

    • Ground is broken at Lardner's Point

Ground is broken at Lardner's Point

PlanPhilly staff report  Groundbreaking took place Monday on a new, 4.5-acre park at Lardner's Point in Tacony that will replace the current “cracked pavement and weeds” with greenery, wetlands, benches, picnic tables,…

    • The site of the proposed Tacony Academy campus, with boat launch in foreground

A science-based charter school plans to build near the Tacony waterfront

A science-based K-12 Charter School hopes to build a new campus near the Delaware River in Tacony.Tacony Academy Charter got one step closer to its planned 130,000-square foot school for…

DRCC is having a Spring Fling!

Beer, Wine, Refreshments and Beautiful River Views!!  Come out and join us on Thursday, May 19th, from 5 to 7 p.m. when we hold our very first fundraiser at the Delaware…

    • “It Ain’t Your Grand Pop’s Riverfront Anymore!”

“It Ain’t Your Grand Pop’s Riverfront Anymore!”

Wednesday, May 25th. 6:30-8:30 PM. Campbell Square Park at Allegheny Avenue and Belgrade, 19134, Port Richmond, Philly! Get the latest scoop on ‘River Rumors’. Guests include representatives from PennDot, Delaware River…

Check out the Delaware River City Corp.'s facebook page

We’re pleased to share an article written by Kellie Patrick Gates for’s website about the proposed development, Lardner’s Point Park.  To read the original article, click on the following link: …

    • Current condition of the Lardner's Point pier.

New park coming to Tacony riverfront will add green space and wetland, keep fishing pier

Picnickers and hikers may soon join the fisherfolk at Lardner's Point in Tacony.Sometime this summer or early fall, construction will begin on a new, 4.5-acre park that will replace the…

New chief for Delaware River City Corp. (DRCC)

I am very pleased to announce that Thomas J. Branigan, P.E., P.L.S. is DRCC’s new Executive Director and in this role will be managing our organization as we move into the…

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