Posts Tagged ‘Delaware River Waterfront Corporation’

Cherry Street Pier Raises The Bar For Dynamic Public Space

Cherry Street Pier Raises The Bar For Dynamic Public Space

October 19, 2018  |  Art & Design

Cherry Street Pier is officially open for business. The 99-year-old maritime warehouse blends a public park with artist studios, food vendors, a beer garden, and incredible views of the Delaware River. Michael Bixler gives us a look inside > more

The Thrill Is Gone: On Leaving The Waterfront Behind

The Thrill Is Gone: On Leaving The Waterfront Behind

August 1, 2017  |  History

Harry K. says goodbye to his longtime home on the Delaware River to resettle in the wilds of the Philadelphia suburbs. As he leaves he turns a wary eye to the new Penn's Landing plan after watching two decades of grand waterfront proposals go down the drain > more

Decked Out on Pier 68

Decked Out on Pier 68

September 30, 2015  |  Art & Design

Pier 68 rises from its watery grave with sharp landscaping and smart green space. Restoration work is complete and the fishing pier and tidal park officially opens on Thursday, October 8th. Hidden City co-editor Michael Bixler has this preview > more

Seduced By Winterfest

Seduced By Winterfest

November 28, 2014  |  Development

Blue Cross RiverRink opens for the season today and this year's Winterfest has been seriously upgraded. Hidden City co-editor Michael Bixler has a preview of the city's newest cold weather hot spot > more

Bless Our Beer Gardens, Past and Present

Bless Our Beer Gardens, Past and Present

October 20, 2014  |  History

Drinking al fresco reached new heights this summer as brilliantly designed beer gardens popped up all over the city. This isn't anything new though, says Nic Esposito. Philadelphia has been publicly drunk since 1671 > more