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Funding secured for renovations at Pennsport’s Titan Park, construction to begin this summer

Titan Park, the lot at 108 Titan St., has been in need of renovation for years. Plans to bring more greenery and useable community space to this concrete lot were first announced a few years back.

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Improvements have already been made at the park, as seen in this photo from last summer.

Now funding has been secured for this little lot to become a more useable space, with construction expected to begin this summer.

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Plans for turning Titan Park from concrete jungle to ‘green oasis’ inch forward

The Community Design Collaborative has released a new plan for the tiny Titan Park space and it looks like it’s a step closer to becoming the “green oasis” neighbors had hoped for.

Titan Park as it is today (Photo: James Jennings)

Titan Park as it is today (Photo: James Jennings)

The new vision for Titan Park (via The Community Design Collaborative)

The new vision for Titan Park (via The Community Design Collaborative)

We reported about a year ago regarding the plans to revamp the little swath of concrete at Howard and Titan streets in Pennsport. Back then, neighbors were gathering to develop an overall vision for the pocket park and organize the Friends of Titan Park community group.

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A redesign of tiny Titan Park is in the works

Pennsport’s Titan Park — which is one in name only, since it’s essentially a concrete slab surrounded by highway guardrails — is getting a boost from the Community Design Collaborative, a group that provides pro bono design services to nonprofits in Philly.

The "park" earlier this year

The “park” earlier this year

Friends of Titan Park, the community group that we told you in March was championing the little square, received a grant from the collaborative last month, and is now working with a volunteer task force of neighbors and other community residents to formulate a redesign over the next six months.

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Little Titan Park in Pennsport is big on charm, eventually

Thanks to a Pennsport reader for tipping us off to this one. Need to get the word out in Pennsport? Email us at punk@passyunkpost.com.

Right now, Titan Park at 108 Titan St. is a slab of concrete with some highway guardrails around it. But some neighbors hope some elbow grease can help turn it into a little, green oasis. Friends of Titan Park is holding its inaugural meeting tomorrow night, Wed. March 6 at 6:15 p.m. at the Southwark House at 101 Ellsworth.

This is an early rendering of what they hope it will look like:

Titan Park rendering

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