Posts Tagged ‘pier 53’

The Pintos: A Philadelphia Immigration Story, Told Through Art At Washington Avenue Pier

The Pintos: A Philadelphia Immigration Story, Told Through Art At Washington Avenue Pier

August 15, 2014  |  Vantage

With Pier 53 officially open on the Delaware Riverfront today, Philadelphia welcomes its newest park—and its newest piece of public art. Brad Maule profiles Jody Pinto's Land Buoy and the tale of art, nature, and immigration it weaves on the site where her father came to America with his family > more

Ode To Tom Sawyer Island

Ode To Tom Sawyer Island

June 19, 2014  |  Vantage

As work has begun in earnest to transform South Philadelphia's Pier 53 into the newest public amenity on the Delaware Riverfront, Michael Bixler can't help but get a little verklempt about its postindustrial predecessor, "Tom Sawyer's Island" > more

Questioning Western Lancaster Avenue Corridor Revitalization Project

Questioning Western Lancaster Avenue Corridor Revitalization Project

June 16, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Former non-profit accused of gross mismanagement of public funds, historians deem consolidated National Archives site inaccessible, some unfamiliar Cézanne pieces on display at the Barnes, and a “sneak peek” at the new Pier 53 > more

Penn Faculty And Students Want To Keep Temporary Public Art Piece

Penn Faculty And Students Want To Keep Temporary Public Art Piece

November 7, 2013  |  Morning Blend

"DS(3)" too good to give up, conceptually approval for renovations within the Art Museum, work on Drexel's Dornsife Center underway, and Edgewater apartment and townhouse project on the market > more

Pier 53, The Ellis Island Of The Delaware, To Be Made Into Park

Pier 53, The Ellis Island Of The Delaware, To Be Made Into Park

May 29, 2013  |  Morning Blend

DRWC to recognize riverside history, inside the new Philadelphia Cycling Classic, traffic study to look at impact of more horses for Center City, and a Center City high-rise to get a facelift > more