Washington Avenue Pier sanctuary opens at Pier 53

The Washington Avenue Pier park has opened at Pier 53 behind the Sheet Metal Workers’ union headquarters, at Washington Avenue and Columbus Boulevard. City bigwigs on Friday cut the ribbon on the park, which provides a sanctuary and bird-watching area that

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Mother’s Day event at Washington Avenue Green is tomorrow; Pier 53 moving forward with ‘tentative date’

CORRECTION: June 21 is more of a “sneak peek” at the Pier 53 park, not a “tentative opening date,” DRWC said in an email: “We haven’t set a tentative date yet. The 21st is going to be an event celebrating the

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Quick Hits: Pretty Pier 53; park proposed for 17th and Carpenter; Royal Theater plan

Philly Mag’s Property blog sent photographer Laura Kicey to snap some shots of Pier 53, the site of the city’s next Delaware Waterfront improvement project, which broke ground near Washington Avenue last week. The photo set shows a nice escape

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