Exhibit To Resuscitate Shuttered Fairhill Classroom

 

“Students (from left) Dante Quinones, Lynoshka Santa, and Chelsey Velez are working on a project to convert artifacts from the closed Fairhill Elementary School into an art installation.” | Photo: Matthew Hall, for The Inquirer

“Students (from left) Dante Quinones, Lynoshka Santa, and Chelsey Velez are working on a project to convert artifacts from the closed Fairhill Elementary School into an art installation.” | Photo: Matthew Hall, for The Inquirer

  • Speaking with Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Vice President of Operations and Development Joe Forkin of Plan Philly gets a sense of the DRWC’s ambitions plans for the summer.  Water taxis will likely be incorporated into the RiverLink Ferry network, itself newly assumed from the Port Authority. Spruce and Callowhill Streets will be made two-way from Columbus to 2nd Street. The northern portion of the Race Street Pier will be completed, and work will start on the $1.7 million park coming to Pennsport’s Pier 68, seen as the second anchor park of the DRWC’s vision of an extensive wetlands park along the river’s banks.
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