Pier 53 Update: Permits granted for construction of boardwalk

Whether you call it Pier 53 or Washington Avenue Green, the new pier park located at Columbus Boulevard and Washington Avenue is a step closer to reality. Permits were recently granted that allow for 1) the “installation of erosion and sedimentation controls” and 2) the construction of the large “boardwalk”

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Pier 68 still wants you to “Get Hooked,” but probably a little later than first hoped

There has been a ton of activity along the Delaware River recently. Developers, such as Eric Blumenfeld and Bart Blatstein have laid their claim to large tracks of land, AAA is still looking to make waterfront auto-repair a thing and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation continues to make headway on

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Neighbors pitch in to shape design of planned fishing park at Pier 68

Amid the threat of a snowpacalypse (or whatever they’re calling a blizzard these days), neighbors of the planned Pier 68 fishing and recreational park provided input Wednesday night on what they would like to see on this barren space: Attendees liked the idea of proposed wildlife “blinds,” elevated towers for viewing, and

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Pier 68 wants you to “Get Hooked” at public meeting Feb. 12

A version of this post appeared on our partner site Pennsporter. The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation is hosting the first of a series of  public information sessions next week regarding the development on Pier 68 – the future fishing and recreation pier set to open later this year behind Walmart on Columbus

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$1 million contract on Pier 68 awarded to Sister Cities Park designer

The landscape architect that worked on Center City’s highly successful Sister Cities Park will be the firm that designs a new fishing-focused park at Pier 68 behind Walmart on Columbus Boulevard. Plan Philly reports that Studio Bryan Hanes has been awarded a contract  to lead the team that builds the park,

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Fishing pier at Tasker will be Delaware River’s next park – plus trail improvements and much more

A new fishing pier will be built by next summer on Pier 68 at the end of Tasker Street, one of several improvements announced yesterday by the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation. The pier’s $750,000 redevelopment is part of another round of upgrades to increase access to the riverfront, which will

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