Dough Boy Park Complete At 2nd And Spring Garden

Photo: Nathaniel Popkin

Dough Boy Park, which serves as a gateway entrance into the Northern Liberties, has been renovated. Designed by DIGSAU Architects, the new park provides seating, a cobblestone path, and a stormwater swale (with a sweet little, perhaps largely symbolic bridge). The design is meant to enforce a connection between the neighborhood and the Spring Garden El stop and the Delaware River.

For our earlier report on the park’s history and renovation, click HERE.

About the author

Nathaniel Popkin is co-founder of the Hidden City Daily and author of three books of non-fiction, including Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City (with Peter Woodall and Joseph E.B. Elliott) and two novels, Everything is Borrowed and Lion and Leopard. He is co-editor of Who Will Speak for America, an anthology forthcoming in June 2018, and the senior writer of the film documentary "Philadelphia: The Great Experiment."



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