Published on April 21 2013
Completion and Release of the Master Plan for the Central Delaware
  • Opening of the award-winning Race Street Pier, a sustainable public space with cutting edge design
  • Opening of Phase One of the Race Street Connector, the first in a series of major upgrades designed to connect Philadelphia neighborhoods to the waterfront
  • $5 million dollar William Penn Foundation Grant to fund early action elements of the Master Plan
  • FringeArts announces their move to the waterfront and purchases the Water Pumping Station at Columbus Blvd and Race St Pier for its future headquarters
  • Awarded a contract for a feasibility study of Pier 9 to develop a phased plan to restore the building
  • Completion of improvements to the Penn's Landing Marina
  • Undertook a comprehensive traffic study for the entire length of Columbus Blvd/Delaware Ave

(Photo by R. Kennedy for GPTMC)