Published on June 4 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

The planned development of Pier 53 (via the Philadelphia Inquirer)

A review of the Spring Garden Street Connector project (via PlanPhilly)

Plans approved for the Canal Street North entertainment complex (via PlanPhilly)

A review of the Roots Picnic (via the Philadelphia Inquirer)

Plans unveiled to connect Camden County with a bike trail system (via CBS3)


Waterfronts Around the Country

A new home for a theater on the Brooklyn waterfront (via the Architect's Newspaper) 

11 designs released for Brooklyn Bridge Park Waterfront development site (via the Architect's Newspaper) 

Master Plan commissioned for London’s Royal Albert docks (via the Architect's Newspaper) 

Youth offer up ideas for a safe and inclusive Inner Harbor in Baltimore (via Baltimore Sun)

Public Placemaking

Economic impacts of the Schuylkill Banks Trail (via Philadelphia Business Journal)

Why do cities need plazas? (via New York Times)

Reusing boring street infrastructure to create new public amenities (via Atlantic Cities)

Public art installations under overpasses (via Atlantic Cities)