Posts Tagged ‘Friends of the Rail Park’

Old Train Car On North Broad To Become Rail Park HQ

Old Train Car On North Broad To Become Rail Park HQ

February 26, 2018  |  Development

That old abandoned rail car at Broad and Noble is here to stay. The quirky North Philly landmark will become the new Rail Park's headquarters and visitor's center > more

Long Awaited Construction Of Rail Park Begins Today

Long Awaited Construction Of Rail Park Begins Today

October 31, 2016  |  Development

After more than a decade of planning and public anticipation, construction of the Reading Viaduct Rail Park breaks ground > more

Reactivate The City Branch With A Campus Green

Reactivate The City Branch With A Campus Green

July 24, 2015  |  Urbanism

Phase 1 of reimagining the Reading Viaduct into a rail park is finally beginning to materialize while plans for the City Branch "cut" of the abandoned line remain at a firm standstill. Jeffery Markovitz thinks now is the time to invest in the 2nd phase of the project with a below grade campus green for the Community College of Philadelphia > more

Rock & Roll For Rail For Real

Rock & Roll For Rail For Real

December 3, 2013  |  Preservation

A killer lineup at tomorrow's fundraiser concert for the Friends of the Rail Park aims to take the group one step closer to Phase One of the makeover of the former Reading Railroad trestle > more

The Viaduct At The Heart Of Her Life And Art

The Viaduct At The Heart Of Her Life And Art

October 29, 2013  |  Art & Design

Perhaps no one is more responsible for the vision of transforming the Reading Viaduct into a civic space and park than the acclaimed painter Sarah McEneaney. Nathaniel Popkin talks with McEneaney at Locks Gallery, where the painter's Viaduct-centered work comes together in "Trestletown" > more