If we had all day, we would submerge ourselves in the new Master Plan for the Central Delaware, an extensive and ambitious plan for the future development of the Delaware River waterfront between Allegheny and Oregon Avenues.
Perhaps the future
The plan is a result of years of work and meetings among consultants, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DWRC), the public, and others. The City Planning Commission unanimously voted to approve the plan a few weeks ago, making it an official city plan that will impact all future development in the waterfront areas.
The plan marks a renewed interest in a vision for a developed waterfront with parks, trails, entertainment venues, restaurants, residences, and more. A $1.25M grant for Natural Lands Trust to acquire a waterfront parcel comprised of 11 acres of riparian lands on behalf of DWRC represents an essential early step…