Published on July 23 2013
A roundup of our weekly reading list, featuring articles about the Delaware River waterfront, other waterfronts around the country, public placemaking, and anything else that peaks our interest.

Delaware River Waterfront
DRWC is awarded the 2013 Award of Excellence for their Master of Plan for the Central Delaware Waterfront by the American Institute of Architects (Urban Affairs Coalition)
Newly proposed development for the World Trade Center site on the waterfront (
The development of Waterfront South in Camden, NJ (Flying Kite)
An update on the Delaware River Dredging (Philadelphia Inquirer)
Radio Station WRTI has extensive coverage of the Independence Seaport Museum's Tides of Freedom Exhibit (WRTI)
Craig LeBan's review of Morgan's Pier on the Delaware River waterfront (Philadelphia Inquirer

A look at Philly's newest Park -- Eakins Oval (PlanPhilly)
How is Philadelphia prioritizing future bike trails? (PlanPhilly)
SEPTA ridership at an all-time high (
Inga Saffron's look at pop-up parks around Philadelphia (Philadelphia Inquirer)
What's being discovered at the archaeological dig at Elfreth's Alley? (Hidden City)

How Rockefeller University plans to cap and build over FDR Drive (A/N Blog)
Boston's Charles River opens for its first public swim since the 1950s (Boston Globe)
Proposals for Manhattan's Pier 42 (Architects Newspaper)
Is your waterfront a back door or front door? (The Dirt)