Pennsport Segment Of Delaware River Trail Secured

 

The Delaware Rover Waterfront Corporation's acquisition of this Eric Blumenfeld-controlled lot is pending. | Google Maps

The Delaware Rover Waterfront Corporation’s acquisition of this Eric Blumenfeld-controlled lot is pending. | Google Maps

  • The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation is poised to secure the next piece of its envisioned Allegheny-to-Oregon Avenue riverside trail, a strip of land behind the Sheet Metal Workers Union site in Pennsport. Eric Blumenfeld and his Liberty Landing Association, which holds the relevant lot (1301 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard), will retain “control of two other piers behind the planned trail extension for possible future development” after the subdivision is formalized, reports Plan Philly. Next up is Bart Blatstein, who holds the parcel immediately south.
  • On Wednesday night, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will host a Wikipedia “Edit-a-Thon” in order to create and supplement articles relating to African-American artists and their works. The event has been organized in conjunction with the last few weeks of the museum’s “Represent: 200 Years of African American Art,” itself meant to raise awareness of the pivotal role that black American have played in portraying the American experience for two centuries. To register, click HERE.
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