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South Philadelphia: Delaware River Deepening, Port Expansion Creates Concerns

South Philadelphia: Delaware River Deepening, Port Expansion Creates Concerns

As the fifth largest seaport in the United States, the port of Philadelphia and its many active facilities along the Delaware River are key contributors to the city, region and nation’s economic growth. “The regional port contributes about $7.5 billion per year and 135,000 direct and indirect jobs,” said Dennis Rockford of The Maritime Exchange […]

 

Delaware River Waterfront: Five Abandoned Places of Interest

Delaware River Waterfront: Five Abandoned Places of Interest

The Delaware River waterfront is in the midst of a complete restoration. Powered in large part by the efforts of the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation, old piers and vacant lots have been (and are being) transformed into beautiful public spaces for Philadelphians to enjoy. However, some abandoned relics of days gone-by still remain and spark […]