Posts Tagged ‘Schuylkill River Trail’

East Coast Greenway Gains Traction With New Connections

East Coast Greenway Gains Traction With New Connections

June 15, 2016  |  Urbanism

Trail connections in Tinicum Township and Lardner’s Point Park are the newest additions to the quickly expanding East Coast Greenway network in Philadelphia. Tyler Horst reports > more

Marked Potential: Shawmont Station

Marked Potential: Shawmont Station

October 23, 2015  |  Architecture

With this month's Marked Potential we look at Shawmont Station in Roxborough. Interior architect Shila Griffith thinks that a creative intervention is critical for the deteriorating, 189-year-old railroad landmark's survival and sketches out plans for a Schuylkill River Trail visitor's center and recreation outfitter > more

New Pedestrian Entrance At Laurel Hill Cemetery To Grant Access From Schuylkill River Trail

New Pedestrian Entrance At Laurel Hill Cemetery To Grant Access From Schuylkill River Trail

June 1, 2015  |  Urbanism

A new entrance to Laurel Hill Cemetery is in the works that will transform how pedestrians and cyclists access the historic burial garden from the Schuylkill River Trail. The gateway adds another green attraction to the city's growing web of interconnected public spaces > more

Historic Green Space Restoration Underway At Bartram's Garden

Historic Green Space Restoration Underway At Bartram’s Garden

May 15, 2015  |  Urbanism

New life for an historic green space at Bartram's Garden. Stephen Stofka reports on the restoration of Carr Garden, which dates to the early 19th century, as part of major preservation and infrastructure investment there > more

Starting The Second Life Of A Manayunk Icon

Starting The Second Life Of A Manayunk Icon

July 16, 2014  |  Urbanism

Work officially began this week on the trail that will reconnect Lower Merion and Manayunk across the Schuylkill River by foot and by bike. Brad Maule looks back—and forward—at the nearly 100-year-old Manayunk Bridge > more